Lesser Goldfinches and White-crowned Sparrows come in for an early morning drink. You can tell that spring is on its way by looking at the plumage of juvenile White-crowned Sparrows.
White-crowned Sparrows are migratory and will be leaving for parts North in about a month. Juvenile birds (a bird born last year) are just molting into their adult plumage and can be seen here with a ratty/blotchy appearance.
This White-crowned Sparrow still sports it’s juvenile plumage.