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. Continue reading Rose-breasted Grosbeak birds→
A spring snow storm today brings the birds to the bird feeders more than normal. I guess with the ground being snow covered, the feeders make for easy pickings. That’s ok, we get a lot of enjoyment from watching them.
I quite literally made this feeeder in about 20 minutes and mounted it on a 7ft tall log from the wood pile. Within 20 minutes the birds were feeding from it. 🙂 The platform has holes cut in it with a bug screen stapled over that.