FINCHES

Here are some photos for comparison of House Finchs and a Cassin’s Finchs. Note the most prominent feature that is different, is the House male finch has red above his eye and on cheeks, while the Cassin’s male has a red “mohawk” and white around the eye. The female Cassin’s has a distinct white line… Read More FINCHES

PERCHING

    Here are a couple sub-species of Dark-Eyed Juncos, perching and facing the sun in my yard. All Dark-Eyed Juncos are known to be ground feeders, eating millet or thistle under bird feeders or on a platform feeder. We have many in our yard that use our reach up feeder, as well as foraging… Read More PERCHING

PYGMY NUTHATCHES

Here are some Pygmy Nuthatches in a Ponderosa Pine tree. They are very small birds, found in flocks, usually among pine and fir trees. In my area I see them in the Ponderosa Pines, chattering a lot. I usually hear them before I see them. More:  PYGMY NUTHATCH AND PONDEROSA PINES