Tag: birds

Bird of the Week #10: Turkey Vulture

I get it. Vultures are kind of gross. But they play an essential role in our ecosystem and are fascinating birds in their own right. Learn more with me!

Raptor Week: Introduction to Raptors

Welcome to Raptor Week! In today’s post, we go through a very basic overview of the different kinds of raptors.

Feeder Update #11: Western Kingbird!

Western Kingbird Pair

A quick feeder update this week as I prepare for RAPTOR WEEK!

Bird of the Week #9: Grackles

Sinister Grackle

The grackle is a misunderstood but extremely intelligent bird that’s worth a look!

Why North American Birds?

A reflection on why I’m partial to the birds of North America as opposed to the more vibrant birds from around the world.

Feeder Update #10: Hope You Like Bluebirds

Eastern Bluebird

This week was a little slow. I didn’t have quite the volume of visitors that I like to see, but I think you’ll find that pictures I did get more than made for it. Specifically, the best Eastern Bluebird pictures I’ve ever taken are… Continue Reading “Feeder Update #10: Hope You Like Bluebirds”

Bird of the Week #8: Blue Jay

Blue Jay

Blue Jays are intelligent, beautiful birds that are fun to watch and sometimes misunderstood.

The Official Bird Seed Tier List

Eastern Bluebird Eating a Worm

A handy list that ranks various ingredients in popular bird seed blends.

Feeder Update #9: New Camera

Lady Bluebird

A much-needed upgrade to the quality of photography on this website!

Bird of the Week #7: House Finch

Male House Finch in tree

Join me in learning more about the House Finch!