Here is a Gray-headed Junco and an Oregon Junco, hanging out in my back yard after a recent snow storm. They are both Dark-Eyed Juncos species of western parts in North America. They are fun to watch flitting around together.


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