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 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
Since 1993, International Migratory Bird Day has been celebrated the second weekend of May. Its focus in on the importance of bird conservation through laws, agreements, and treaties. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 implements the protection of migratory birds between the United States and Canada. This act has common-sense solutions, which have protected… Read More WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY 2018