Posts tagged: local songbirds

A Homestead “Bird Count”

By , April 24, 2019

Around the homestead, we don’t so much bird watch as bird listen. At least at first.

We host a lot of birds on our property, more so in the spring and summer. We love the company, as one sees reflected in our blog posts about them, such as Birdsongs 101: a Class that Bears Repeating and Songbird Central to name two.

Right now, we’re noticing new arrivals, and the absence of some we usually hear and/or see this time of year.

Pacific wren

A Pacific wren holds forth near the veranda (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger)

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Songbird Central

By , May 17, 2018

It’s mid-May, and the homestead feels like songbird central.

hermit thrush

A hermit thrush pauses while foraging in the homestead dooryard (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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