Here are a couple of Lesser Goldfinch’s on my backyard feeder. Here are more of them in my neighborhood: LESSER GOLDFINCH There will be a crowdfunding campaign coming very soon to (hopefully) get this bird feeder project off the ground. Learn more here: PEEP STREAMING BIRD FEEDER.
Belted Kingfisher are crested, stocky, and large-headed birds. They have blue-grayish bodies, a white “collar”, and males have a blue band across their chest, while the females have blue and rust colors across theirs. Belted Kingfishers are found throughout North and Central America, and the tip of South America. They eat fish, which they will… Read More BELTED KINGFISHER
The Gambel’s Quail is a ground-dwelling quail found in desert regions in the southwest United States and Sonora, Mexico. They have unique bobbing topknots on both the male and female. These quails are more likely to run that fly. Gambel’s Quail eat seeds from desert grasses, shrubs, trees, and cactus, along with leaves and grass.
An American Avocet is a large wader found foraging in shallow fresh and salt water or mudflats. They are found throughout much of the western United States and Mexico, along with parts of Canada in the summer. They eat aquatic invertebrates and insects. American Avocets have a unique long dark upturned bill which they use… Read More AMERICAN AVOCET