Posted by: atowhee | April 13, 2021

TWO NEW GARDEN BIRDS

Today I added two more species to those seen in or above our garden–one up, one down. There was a Lincoln’s Sparrow. At first I thought it was simply the usual ring of five siskins around the bird bath. Through the binocs I noticed it was four to one, siskin to Linc. Earlier I happened to be out in the wind when an Osprey soared past. One more garden bird. Later an adult Bald Eagle went over, but I had seen one here two weeks ago already.

954 Ratcliff Drive SE, Marion, Oregon, US
Apr 13, 2021
12 species

Osprey 1
Bald Eagle 1
California Scrub-Jay  X
American Crow  4     I found their nest in one of our Doug firs today
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Bushtit  2
Bewick’s Wren  1
Pine Siskin  30
Lesser Goldfinch  2
Dark-eyed Junco  2
Song Sparrow  1
Lincoln’s Sparrow  1


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