I’ve never had such an obliging Tufted Titmouse before. The binomial, Baeolophus bicolor, translates as small crest of two colors. More fun with names on this MSU page.
Let’s pause today, in light of yet another court staying the latest edition of Trump’s religious bigotry, to remember a despised alien “race” that professed a religion that frightened the majority of Americans, who come to this country, it was said, to take our jobs, impose their popish plots, their excess children, and their unclean habits, on us. Irish-Americans who support a Muslim ban betray their ancestors. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.