DARK-EYED JUNCOS

There are various Dark-Eyed Junco sub-species in North America, they include Gray-headed, Oregon, Pink-sided, Slate-colored, and White-winged. They are generally separated regionally, although there is some over-lapping. Dark-Eyed Junco’s are Sparrow’s that are¬†ground feeders, eating thistle or millet, under bird feeders or on platform type feeders. Here are three of the sub-species, Oregon, Slate-sided, and… Read More DARK-EYED JUNCOS

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