(Click on each photo for a larger view.)
Here is a woodpecker in the very same spot on the eucalyptus tree where I photographed the parakeet last week, proving what my tour-guide friend told me: that the parakeets and the woodpeckers are in competition for living space.
Here’s my best shot yet of a Palestine sunbird (Hebrew: tzufit Eretz-Yisraelit):
Here is a flower close up. I don’t know what it is, but I believe that the blossom forms a large “fuzzball” similar to that of a dandelion once it goes to seed.
Here’s a cat resting in a tree:
Same cat, different angle: