Here are some Dark-eyed Juncos during and after the latest snow storm we had here in northern Arizona.
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
Here are a couple sub-species of Dark-Eyed Juncos, perching and facing the sun in my yard. All Dark-Eyed Juncos are known to be ground feeders, eating millet or thistle under bird feeders or on a platform feeder. We have many in our yard that use our reach up feeder, as well as foraging… Read More PERCHING
Walking in the Ponderosa Pine forest, I see many birds. During this fall season I am seeing and hearing many little birds, including Pygmy Nuthatches, Dark-Eyed Juncos, and Mountain Chickadees. Pygmy nuthatches are the smallest of the nuthatch birds. They are extremely agile and will climb up the tree trunk, turn around and climb down. They… Read More AMONG THE PONDEROSA’S