A chill in the air decreases the spacing between the birds on the wire. Nearly a month ago, when the weather was warmer, fewer birds were more widely spaced. Am I the only one reminded of aphids?
An avian aria on a tightwire.
At the Feeder
Birds at our Feeders
The birds have discovered our feeders and visit in flocks. Here are the birds we’ve seen at our feeders so far this week: Acorn woodpecker American goldfinch (m/f) Black-capped chickadee Bushtit Dark-eyed junco (juvenile f) European starling House finch (m/f) Red-winged blackbird (m/f) Western scrub-jay White-breasted nuthatch And then, there’s Hammy, the Douglas’ squirrel who…
Bird feeders near the windows
We put the bird feeders near the windows so we could enjoy the view. Looks like our cats are enjoying the view, too. Just hope the birds realize they’re safe from the cats.
The Goldfinches Return
A couple of weeks ago I cleaned and refilled the bird feeder. Today the goldfinches discovered my work. At this rate, I’ll have to refill it by the end of the week. Update. I already had to fill the feeder two days later. The finches seem to appreciate my thoughtfulness. :-)
Bird Head Tracking
Our favorite chicken giver, Destin, has another video on birds’ head-tracking abilities. Can you say “mutually orthogonal”?