This afternoon, I was out walking the dogs and on the way back saw a huge bird of prey swoop behind our house and land up on our roof. It stayed there for a moment then flew to a nearby tree a couple houses to… Read More
Two starlings stopped by the feeders today. They’re so pushy and rude and they don’t like to share. We also had a mourning dove enjoying seeds spilled on the ground by the starlings. Some of the sparrow colony stayed inside the condo today, enjoying some… Read More
The snow is coming down pretty good around here but the local birds are quite active. I dropped Tuffy P at the GO Station this morning and when I returned home I took a few minutes to refill a couple of the backyard feeders. They’ve… Read More
The red-winged blackbirds are back. Over the past few days they’ve been making an appearance in the back yard, bullying the smaller birds from the feeder. Inside, the cats watch them intently. We call it bird TV. They watch out the windows for hours. There… Read More
I put up a finch feeder filled with nyjer seed out back about a week ago, and I’m happy to say that several goldfinch found this offering and were enjoying lunch today.
While I was busy watching sparrows today, a blue jay visited one of our feeders. Do you think I was ready with camera in hand? Of course not.