Posted by: atowhee | February 27, 2020


820 NW 19th Street, McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, US
Feb 26, 2020
17 species

Eurasian Collared-Dove  X
California Scrub-Jay  X
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  4
Bushtit  30
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
Bewick’s Wren  1
European Starling  X
American Robin  X
House Sparrow  X
House Finch  X
Pine Siskin  7     most so far this year
Lesser Goldfinch  4
Dark-eyed Junco  35
Golden-crowned Sparrow  X
Spotted Towhee  X
Yellow-rumped Warbler  5     4 myrtle, one Audubon’s

On a warm day, nothing beats a dip in the pool:

Fast food for feathery friends:

Suet on beak.  I frequently see “our” birds go off the suet feeders and wipe the beak on tree bark to clean it off.  Here a nuthatch demonstrates why–the fleck that sticks:rbn blok (2)rbn blok2 (2)The yellow-rumps frequent our feeders all day long–usually four myrtles and one Audubon’s.  They love the suet:

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