The birds enjoy sitting on the wheel line, keeping watch for insect movement in the tall grasses. Above is a western meadowlark.
(Feel free to correct my I.D. on any of these. I'm guessing from pictures in a bird book and could easily be mistaken.)
This appears to be a western kingbird.
He didn't hang around long.
This juvenile Say's Phoebe stayed on her perch, watching us while waiting for mom and dad to bring lunch.
Nearby, a couple of ants were hard at work hauling home a grasshopper carcass.