SPRING BIRDS

Here is a Red-Winged Blackbird and a Say’s Phoebe I saw on a morning spring walk. Red-winged Blackbirds live in fresh water areas or open spaces like fields and prairies. The males are glossy black with scarlet and yellow shoulder patches. The female are streaky brown with a paler breast and white eyebrows. Red-Winged Blackbirds… Read More SPRING BIRDS

BLUE SPRUCE

Blue Spruce is native to the U.S. and Canada. They can be up to 75 feet tall and 16 feet wide. The bark is scaly, the needles are sharply pointed, and the cones are pale brown up to four inches long. Here is a Great-Tailed Grackle on top of one. GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE