There are other birds about also. I find a thrasher deep in the thickets and then this mockingbird high in a tree. In a few months there will be even more birds retuning to this oasis in the city. The humans will flock here too, to enjoy the sights, sounds and shade in this garden of delights.
...wandering past this Cristate saguaro with its funky fingered crown, an unpredictable mutation sometimes seen in the desert.