A lot has happened in 2016, some good, some bad. The best investment we made this year was a bird feeder in the spring. The spring brought many types of birds and our favorite among them is the chickadee. Continue reading
Today at the Bluejays training camp, we have a double header in play. 🙂
Just a few more pictures of birds at the feeder this morning. Click on the images for full size.
Just a couple pictures of the start of the day. Continue reading
Just a few pictures of Common Grackle that made its way to the bird feeder. Continue reading
This year for some reason there are plenty of new birds showing up at our door step. Not complaining, we enjoy them all. Today it seems a black body, blue head and yellow eyed bird showed up. A search says its a Common Grackle Quiscalus.
This Purple Finch was at the feeder this morning, sharing with a bluejay and other finches. Shortly thereafter, this bird showed up in a clearing in front of the house, pecking at the logs on the ground. It’s a Northern Flicker!
After about 6-7 weeks of feeding black sunflower seeds to the locals, mostly Finches and American Goldfinches and Black Hat Chickadees, a couple grosbeaks how shown up. They are bigger than the finches, as is easily apparent in their efforts to squeeze onto the perch of the bird feeder and still be able to turn their head in and get seeds.
This female Mourning Dove showed up today near the bird feeders. It sat on the stump for a bit, then flew up into a tree near the feeders.