Saturday, January 21, 2012

Snow brings in the feeder birds

A little snow storm brought in a few inches of snow today and also produced the best day this season for feeders birds here at home.  The activity continued heavy all day long.  The birds included 70+ Dark-eyed Juncos that took full advantage of the feeders as well as the hedgerows of cover I created with all the limbs downed during the October snow storm.  I also had eight Blue Jays which I wouldn't ordinarily even mention but they have been few in number so far this season.  There were also a handful of American Tree Sparrows and up to five woodpeckers of three species coming into the suet at once plus the other usual birds.  No photos today but I will try and get out tomorrow to get some.

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