My garden is in an area at about 7200 feet in elevation. The food growing season is only about four to five months, depending on how long winter lasts. Here’s some of the action out of my backyard garden so far this year. The bird is an immature Say’s Phoebe, the flowers are echinacea that… Read More GARDEN GOODS
The Pine Siskin are a small finch found throughout much of North America and known for their sporadic winter migration. The adults are streaky brown with yellow on their wings and tail, the tails are short and forked. Pine Siskin’s forage in trees, shrubs, and in weeds for seeds, plant parts, and some insects. Here… Read More PINE SISKIN
Here is one of the many Rufous Hummingbirds in my yard right now. This female was sitting on the branch, waiting for a turn on the feeder. Or was she posing for me? Read more here: HUMMINGBIRDS & RUFOUS.
Black Phoebe’s are found predominately in Mexico, and the southwest and California in the United States. They are mostly black with a white belly and white on their wing-bars The immature birds have brownish cinnamon color on their wing-bars instead of the white. Black Phoebe’s can be found in areas that have water and are… Read More BLACK PHOEBE