Posted by: atowhee | May 5, 2020


Last month I found Bushtits working on a nest in our garden.  They finished it, but it was abandoned and that nest now looks like it was broken into.  The suspect list is short: squirrel, jay.

Now the same pair–I think–has built a new nest in a neighbor’s cherry tree.NEST WHOLE11 (2)In this sequence the Bushtit advances with a mouthful of lichen:

In this sequence the bird’s tail is visible in two of the last three, it’s the straight edge pointing slightly upward, first on the right hand side, then on the left.

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