With the heat wave rolling in I made sure the birdbath's were clean and full. The birds started filing in immediately!
Blue Jay telling a dove to wait its turn:
Blue jay drying off by the grill
Yes, there is a question in the back?
Male grackle checking for leaks:
Dove finally getting her turn:
Juvenile cardinal taking a dip:
Even a squirrel needs a sip:
Seriously though, if you want to attract birds this time of year and get some interesting pictures, you can't beat a bird bath. Mine are just plastic bases to plant pots with a stone in the middle. Cheap and very effective.