Tuesday, January 8, 2013

The first birdfest of the year!

Wow! What happened in our backyard today was absolutely amazing! Me and my brother have seen lots of birds in one sitting before, but not like today. Here's a list of the species we saw:

  • 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • 1 Downy Woodpecker
  • 2 White-breasted Nuthatches
  • 3 Pine Siskins
  • 3 Blue Jays
  • 4 Northern Cardinals
  • 10 or more Black-capped Chickadees
  • 10 or more House Sparrows
  • 15 or more Hose Finches
  • 15 or more Dark-eyed aka Slate-colored Juncos
That's a lot of birds in one day! They usually come for half an hour at breakfast, an hour before lunch and a couple minutes before dinner. Sorry I couldn't provide photos; my camera wasn't ready. Oh well. Happy birding!

-Mr. Bird