"A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song." — Chinese Proverb Baby Tree Swallows in a bird house To many people, birding or bird-watching is a tame, almost mundane pastime. But once you take the time to appreciate birds wherever you live, it’s hard not to… Continue reading Birders You Might Know
When house finches find your feeders, you can expect them to bring their friends
Although the northern mockingbird sings virtually nonstop—even sometimes at night—it doesn’t have a song of its own.
The other unique feature is that the lower half of its bill is longer than the top half. It may be the world’s most noteworthy under-bite.
Common grackles invading your backyard is like the old Hollywood Westerns where the gang of outlaws rides in, takes over the town and bullies the townsfolk.