Tag: bird feeder

If I had to Pick One: Black Oil Sunflower Seeds

After writing last week about how the tray feeder would be my choice if I could just one type of feeder, my mind naturally asked myself what type of seed I would choose if I could have just one. The answer to that question… Continue Reading “If I had to Pick One: Black Oil Sunflower Seeds”

Feeder Update #7: Busy Week!

American Goldfinches at feeder

I’ve had such a busy week that I wasn’t able to get new pictures, but here is an update to the comings and goings in my yard anyway.

Bird of the Week #5 Northern Cardinal

Male Northern Cardinal perched in a tree

Find out just why the Northern Cardinal is the state bird of seven US states, the most of any!

Feeder Update #6: Orioles Wanted!

Woodpecker at feeder

The latest feeder update, featuring one I’ve never photographed before! Lots of bluebirds and chickadees.

Flight of the Juncos

A reflection on how the Dark-eyed Junco revitalized my passion for birding

Bird of the Week #3: American Goldfinch

Learn more about the backyard favorite, the American Goldfinch!

Photo Dump #4: Dreary Days (March 23rd and 24th, 2021)

Large Mourning Dove

Check out the action at my feeders from March 23rd and 24th! Ten species, plus one surprise guest.

Clean Your Birdfeeders

Find out why cleaning your bird feeders is absolutely vital.


The Kansas wind destroyed my bird feeders!

Bird of the Week #1: Black-Capped Chickadee

For the very first Bird of the Week, I am starting with my very favorite visitor to my feeder: the Black-Capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus). I love chickadees because they are so full of personality. There are several different species of chickadee all over North… Continue Reading “Bird of the Week #1: Black-Capped Chickadee”