My Grandpa’s Old Bird Book

My Aunt found this book that belonged to my Grandpa and thought I would like it. Of course, I love it! My Grandpa and I would watch the birds from his kitchen window together whenever we would visit my grandparents. He was always sharing his knowledge of birds and nature with me. He was a … Continue reading

Sunday Outing – March 15, 2009

You can’t really tell but there is a Belted Kingfisher on a branch overhanging the water, I swear. Purple Finch and Dark-eyed Junco Slate It was a nice day for bird watching. Cool in the AM but it warmed up very nicely to about 60+ degrees by afternoon. This is what we saw:Red-tailed Hawk 1Northern … Continue reading

Count For March 11 & 12

Mourning Dove 4 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 Downy Woodpecker 1 Blue Jay 2 Carolina Chickadee 3 Tufted Titmouse 2 White-breasted Nuthatch 2 Carolina Wren 1 American Robin 3 European Starling 3 Song Sparrow 1 White-throated Sparrow 1 Dark-eyed Junco 3 Northern Cardinal 3 Brown-headed Cowbird 1 House Finch 4 American Goldfinch 10 House Sparrow 10

Happy Spring!

I am so happy Spring has arrived! I need to do a little catching up on my blog here. A couple feeder counts, an outing. We are planning a trip to Lake Erie this Spring to see migrating birds. Very excited about that. If anyone has any tips or hot spots please let me know … Continue reading

Sunday Outing – March 8, 2009

Our very first Sunday Outing without our winter hats! It was 66 degrees! Warm, windy, cloudy. So far the nicest day we’ve had since we began our outings last year. What we saw:Turkey Vulture 4Red-winged Blackbird 20Northern Mockingbird 1American Crow 1American Robin 5Song Sparrow 3Canada Geese 10Mallards 20Ring-billed Gull1Killdeer 1Downey Woodpecker 1Northern Cardinal 3American Kestrel … Continue reading

Count For March 4 & 5

Mourning Dove 6 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 Downy Woodpecker 1 Hairy Woodpecker 1 Carolina Chickadee 2 Tufted Titmouse 2 White-breasted Nuthatch 1 American Robin 2 European Starling 6 Song Sparrow 1 Dark-eyed Junco 2 Northern Cardinal 3 Common Grackle 8 Brown-headed Cowbird 1 House Finch 5 American Goldfinch 9 House Sparrow 6 * No pictures for … Continue reading

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