An Eastern Phoebe is a small and plump flycatcher with raspy vocalizations and sharp “peep” calls. They wag their tails up and down frequently when perched. They can be found around yards or farms close to woodland areas in the spring and summer.
Blue Jays are found mostly in the eastern two/thirds of the United States and southern parts of Canada, among oak and pine wooded areas, home gardens and feeders. Blue Jays are a crested jay with distinct white spots on wings and tail, along with a black necklace. They are noisy with harsh and musical sounds, like… Read More BLUE JAY
Broad-Tailed Hummingbirds can be found in meadows and woodland habitats in higher elevation areas. They have iridescent colors, created by the structure of their feathers. So, at just the right angle, the observer can see the green on the female and male, and the vibrant magenta on the male throat. The tail feathers have white… Read More BROAD-TAILED HUMMINGBIRD
Here is a Common Raven that I saw while I was in northern Minnesota. They are a bird I never tire of seeing, I have posted photos of them many times and this is my new favorite photo of one. Here are a couple of posts I have written about them here: THE INTELLIGENT RAVEN and RAVENS &… Read More COMMON RAVEN