Bitter Cold Brings Birds To the Feeder

Welcome to the Second Day of Winter! Well, actually, this was written on the second day of winter, but it didn’t get posted properly, and so it is now old news. But still interesting? You decide … We hit -15 this morning, prompting the dogs to call off their morning walk by the time theyContinue reading “Bitter Cold Brings Birds To the Feeder”

Female Cassin’s Finch Brought a Friend

A female Cassin’s finch showed up at our feeder a couple of weeks ago. (New Bird at The Feeder) Evidently, she liked our offerings so much, she brought a friend back. The bird on the left is obviously a male Cassin’s finch — red head feathers raised in a little crest, eye streak of white, andContinue reading “Female Cassin’s Finch Brought a Friend”

New Bird at The Feeder

We had a newly identified bird at the feeder yesterday — a female Cassin’s Finch. The reason I say “newly identified bird” is because all these female finches look a lot alike, and when they are flitting about in a flock at the feeder, it’s hard to realize that I’ve got more than my averageContinue reading “New Bird at The Feeder”