Posted by: atowhee | July 4, 2020

BIRDS, NO FIREWORKS

We are staying here in the Cascades so our venerable dog won’t have to suffer fireworks explosions. Because of high fire danger fireworks are not allowed here in the national monument in southern Jackson County. The birds hereabouts are a welcomed set of neighbors.

Expected but exceptional, the Macgillivray’s skulking in the willows and underbrush:

Green Springs Inn, Jackson, Oregon, US
Jul 4, 2020
16 species

Rufous Hummingbird  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Hairy Woodpecker 4–family group
Wood-pewee   1
Steller’s Jay  2
Common Raven  3
Mountain Chickadee  3–family group
Red-breasted Nuthatch  2
House Wren  1
Hermit Thrush  4–singing
American Robin  8
Purle Finch  x –singing
Dark-eyed Junco  9
MacGillivray’s Warbler  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
Western Tanager  2–singing


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