It was a day for House Finch or maybe Purple Finch. They were either blurry and very red (raspberry?) House Finches or Purple Finches. Take your pick. I can’t even tell the difference when I see their pictures in the… Read More ›
BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – BIRDS WITH WHITE FEATHERS There’s at least a bar of white on almost every bird’s feathery coat. I guess that gives me a many choices.
This weekend, all the “birding groups” from Cornell Ornithological through Audubon are doing a four day birding experience titled “The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC).” It’s done in February because it precedes the first (earliest) bird migrations and give all… Read More ›
BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – BIRDS ON A WIRE OR A FENCE Oh happy day! There’s a railing around my deck and the birds sometime stand on it. And, I sometimes get a picture of them standing on it!
Up with the lark! No larks, but other birds. All permanent locals. These birds live here all year round. We’ll start to see the migrants in March. Late March, probably.
It’s funny how we all develop favorite birds. Owen loves the Tufted Titmouses — or as some say, Titmice. Take your pick. Owen likes their little pointy crest — and they have such cute faces. They are friendly birds. I’m… Read More ›