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.
Here is an Oregon Junco in my backyard. They are regular winter visitors to us here in northern Arizona. The Oregon Junco is a sub-species of Dark-eyed Juncos. This one is distinguished by its black head and pink sides on the male and dark gray head on the female. There range is from Alaska and down… Read More BACKYARD BIRD
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