Category Archives: Finches

Winter birding isn’t so bad

When winter begins, it always feels as if my birding days will be over for a long time.  But the truth is that winter can be a great time for bird watching.  My yard has been so busy with activity … Continue reading

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Pine Siskins in my yard

I saw a Pine Siskin for the first time this fall.  And now, I have them in my yard!  It is so much fun to see a new bird at the feeder, especially during the time of year when I’m … Continue reading

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A close-up

  I was out raking leaves last week when I looked up and saw this American Goldfinch sitting on my birdbath no more than a few feet away from me.  It was quite startling that he was so close and … Continue reading

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Lots to share

I’ve been trying to get outside at least an hour a day for the past few weeks.  It’s definitely getting chillier out (although we did have a freaky warm day recently!) and I can hardly believe Halloween is only 2 … Continue reading

Posted in Birds of Prey, Chickadees and Titmice, Ducks, Finches, Flycatchers, Thrushes, Towhees, Waxwings | 1 Comment

The Colors of Fall

What a beautiful season fall is!  Everything is washed in beautiful color, and there is nothing better than the light at sunrise.  I’ve been trying to get out early and often, and have a few pictures to share.     … Continue reading

Posted in Ducks, Finches, Grebes, Grosbeaks, Ibises and Herons | 1 Comment

Every once in a while

Every once in a while, I have a day where the birds just seem to come find me.  Friday was one of those days.  I got out earlier than usual, which may have also contributed to the birds being more … Continue reading

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Just a couple to share

The Goldfinches are everywhere!  We have a large patch of Cut Leaf Coneflower in our garden, and the finches love it.  I was out back one day taking pictures of the finches when I heard one hit my window.  It … Continue reading

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