Happy Bird-days!

Our yard this week has been a bird madhouse.  We have had flocks of bushtits, a rufous-sided towhee, black-capped and chestnut-backed chickadees, a Bewick's wren, red-breasted nuthatch, and juncos.  And who should put in an early appearance?  Our Townsend's Warbler!  He usually doesn't arrive until late December.  Sorry for the reflections, but the picture was …

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Birds-like you see every day…but different

Wherever I go, I watch for birds.  Even in my back yard, I love watching our birds at the feeder.  Normally, juncos are ground-feeders, but ours just love hogging the feeder, watching for chickadees and nuthatches who might want to get in. This is a junco and our song sparrow vying for the preferred station …

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