Posted by: atowhee | October 28, 2018


There are only two American Goldfinches in our garden now, the others having gone south.  Here they hit a feeder just outside the window:

As they attack the local rowan tree, fine mix of colors from bird and tree alike.  Click to see any image enlarged, soe contain three hidden feasters:

820 NW 19th Street, McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, US
Oct 28, 2018 . 14 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)  X
Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)  1
California Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica)  X
Chestnut-backed Chickadee (Poecile rufescens)  1
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)  1
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  X
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)  20     back in the rowan tree
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)  2
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) (Junco hyemalis [oreganus Group])  12
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)  1
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)  1
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

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