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.
So this hoppin’d today. 🙂
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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.
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This dynamic duo rabbited around the yard quite a bit today.
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A couple deer are considered friendly neighbours. They certainly are not friendly enough to approach, but if we are still and quiet, they pass along without much bother.
This guy and his tribe live under the deck of a neighbour’s home.
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.