Desi and I are standing in the front yard listening to this constant knocking. So, we decide to go for a quick look-see and discover these two Downy Woodpeckers working on a large hole in a tree. They eventually fly out and land on this nearby pole. SNAP!
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This is the second time I have laid eyes on a Pine Siskin. Once at lake Mineral Wells a few weeks ago. Now my feeders overflow-ith with this winter finch. Carduelis being their genus lumps them in with the Lesser and American Goldfinch. They run shorter than the 6″ House Finch and slightly larger than [...]
It looks like Chickadees are the same every where you go. By that, I mean that every where I see a Chickadee… they are always traveling with Titmice. My common little black and white headed feeder bird acts and behaves the same as the ones in Mineral Wells State Park. Also strange that a Chickadee [...]
Give us the photos – Click here if you would like the story. Palo Pinto county is experiencing an invasion year for these feisty little birds. It happens once every five years or so according to my birding buddy over at Texas Bird Images. One note for this gallery post – The Red-Breasted Nuthatch is [...]
Time for additional feeders. After watching three months of Titmice, Chickadees, Robins, Mockingbirds, Sparrows and Dove – I decided to add two new feeders. The success was nearly immediate. Obviously, credit will traverse over to the time of year, but some of it goes to the new feeders. Today, I have a change in bird [...]
The Chickadee is one of my favorite feeder birds. Curious and athletic, this tiny bird is a wonder to watch. Birding Chickadees – Depending on the feed that week, I have to wade through Sparrows and Tufted Titmice prior to receiving a visit from this feathery bird friend. Their twittering is very distinct once you [...]