Posted by: atowhee | February 13, 2023


Four turkey visits too our garden today…and the goldfinches and Mourning Doves and juncos, busy when the big birds wandered off to belch their latest engorgements. Then a drippy visit to Turner Lake turned cootiferous.

There was a pair of flickers in our back garden…they came and left together. And “our” White-throated Sparrow came right up to the window.

A yellow-rump flashes the head gold, goldfi8nches crowd a feeder, one of the dozen-plus squirrels has uncached a 2022 walnut:

Shorter winters, earlier springs–that’s the data from Eastern U.S. Click here.

954 Ratcliff Drive SE, Marion, Oregon, US
Feb 13, 2023
19 species

Wild Turkey  21
Mourning Dove  X
Northern Flicker  2     likely mated pair
Steller’s Jay  1
California Scrub-Jay  X
American Crow  X
Black-capped Chickadee  2
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  1
Bushtit  20
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
European Starling  1
Varied Thrush  1
Lesser Goldfinch  X
American Goldfinch  40
Fox Sparrow  1
Dark-eyed Junco  30
Golden-crowned Sparrow  1
White-throated Sparrow  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1     myrtle


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