Posted by: atowhee | March 13, 2023


One lone and lonely Wild Turkey walked into our garden during the early morning rain, ate some, then left bereft. No further turkey encounters all day!

There has been thrush music in the air at our house–the high, thin, haunting whistle apropos to the dark forest floor. Varied Thrush before the window:

Male Common Merganser in slough at Riverfront Park (female was close by):

TELLING MOLT FROM MOLD. Oh, my goodness, didn’t your mommy tell you to never dress like that?

954 Ratcliff Drive SE, Marion, Oregon, US
Mar 13, 2023
17 species

Wild Turkey  1
Mourning Dove  X
California Scrub-Jay  X
American Crow  X
Black-capped Chickadee  X
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  1
Bushtit  20
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1
Varied Thrush  2
House Finch  X
Lesser Goldfinch  X
American Goldfinch  X
Fox Sparrow  1
Dark-eyed Junco  30
Golden-crowned Sparrow  1
Spotted Towhee  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1


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