Proof spring is right around the corner!

Look at those beautiful colors peaking through!  I just love seeing the goldfinches molt. Also today, I spotted a pair of Brown-headed Cowbirds at the feeder.  Haven’t seen any all winter.  They usually are only around briefly in spring/summer.  Definitely not year round residents.  I really hope they choose the HOSP to raise their young … Continue reading

When house sparrows attack (graphic photos)

This is a Carolina Chickadee that dared to build it’s nest in my bird house. This is the reason I will likely be buying a repeating house sparrow trap. I hate those rats. They are ruthless and far outnumber the native songbirds. House sparrows are not sparrows like the rest of the kind we have … Continue reading

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