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- American Sparrows
- Birds of Prey
- Chickadees and Titmice
- Ibises and Herons
- Orioles and Blackbirds
- Pigeons and Doves
Monthly Archives: February 2014
I love so much about winter–I really do. But it really needs to leave Michigan already. We’ve recently had a little taste of warmer weather (I’m talking 20’s and 30’s here) and this stupid polar vortex that I’ve never heard … Continue reading
…to share this little guy with you. Have a great day!
Dark-Eyed Juncos are a type of sparrow. They spend the winter months here in Michigan (as well as the rest of North America) and then return to Canada for the summer. They do stay year-round in parts of the US–particularly … Continue reading
I have more goldfinches in my garden than any other bird. Goldfinches are strict vegetarians–they feed all day long on the black oil sunflower seeds and thistle seeds in my feeders. There are often many goldfinches on a feeder at … Continue reading
Is there any sweeter bird than the Mourning Dove? They were my grandfather’s favorite bird. So graceful. Their call is a soft cooing and their wings make a sharp sound when they take off. Everything about them seems to be … Continue reading
I haven’t taken a walk through the woods in a long time. Every winter I tell myself I will get out every day. And I try. But this winter has been so cold, and the temptation to watch the birds … Continue reading