White-collared Robin is back!

I was so excited yesterday to see that we have a white-collared American Robin back this year.  I really am not certain it is the same robin from last year but I will say this, I have never seen a Robin with a white-collar (ever) until last year and this one has returned to the … Continue reading

American Robin with white collar

This robin has been hanging out around the back of the house for weeks.  The two others are dominating the front of the property pretty well.  This white-collared robin has a pretty nice set-up in the back but today I caught him/her (having a hard time figuring that out, looks more female to me but…) … Continue reading

Chipping Sparrow – first migrant to my home & more

Saw this little guy at the feeders this morning! Chipping Sparrows tend to only be in my area during the summer so I am excited to see him and know his migrating friends will soon be joining. A Dark-eyed Junco is still out there this morning also. They normally leave for the summer. Robins all … Continue reading

Sunday Outing – March 14, 2010

Even with all the flooding and cold, nasty weather I was able to see a few birds.  Nothing new but still had fun and got a good workout in with all the extra hiking around flooded areas.  43 degrees F.  Here are my counts: Location 1: 1 wood duck (m) 1 great blue heron 2 … Continue reading

Sunday Outing – February 22, 2009

Cold, windy, cloudy and about 22-26 degrees. We went to a new spot and it turned out to be a nice area where we saw a couple new birds we haven’t seen yet this winter. What we saw:Mourning DoveWhite-breasted NuthatchCarolina ChickadeeTufted TitmouseAmerican RobinNorthern CardinalBlue JayYellow-rumped WarblerPurple FinchDowney WoodpeckerRed-bellied WoodpeckerYellow-bellied SapsuckerRed-shouldered HawkRed-tailed HawkAmerican CrowAmerican Tree SparrowCanada … Continue reading

Count For February 11 & 12

this poor house finch has eye disease Mourning Dove 6 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 1 Blue Jay 1 Carolina Chickadee 3 Tufted Titmouse 2 White-breasted Nuthatch 1 American Robin 10 European Starling 2 Song Sparrow 1 Dark-eyed Junco 2 Northern Cardinal 2 House Finch 5 (1 with eye disease) American Goldfinch 5 House Sparrow … Continue reading

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