Recent Photos

  • Female Red-bellied Woodpecker - Front View - May 15, 2021

  • Female Red-bellied Woodpecker - Bright Eyed - May 15, 2021

  • Female Red-bellied Woodpecker at Feeder Log - May 15, 2021 She stops eating every 10-15 seconds to make sure the local hawk is not around. Our Blue Jays sound the alarm if there is one approaching.

  • Female Towhee Ground Feeding - April 27, 2021 Hopping around under the bushes.

  • Female Towhee Among the Dandelions - April 27, 2021 It was very nice of her to wander into this patch of dandelions!

  • Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Licking Suet - March 7, 2021 He tastes the peanut butter suit with his tongue before grabbing chucks with his beak.

  • Male Red-bellied Woodpecker on Tree Trunk - March 7, 2021 I hung up a length of a rotting pine tree trunk and smear peanut butter suet on it every morning. All the woodpeckers and many other species love it.

  • Male Red-bellied Woodpecker with Peanut - March 7, 2021 He posed nicely in the arch of the feeder as he grabbed a peanut.

  • Tree Sparrow Front View - January 30, 2021

  • Tree Sparrow in Snowy Holly Bush - January 30, 2021 Getting a few inches of snow every day. I toss seed in the snow clumps on the holly bushes to attract the Tree Sparrows.

  • Tree Sparrow on Holly Perch - January 30, 2021

  • Chickadee at Heated Birdbath - December 20, 2020

  • Chickadee Looking for Seeds - November 17, 2020

  • Chickadee Getting a Drink - November 17, 2020

  • Chickadee with Safflower Seed - November 17, 2020

  • Tufted Titmouse in Winterberry Bush - November 17, 2020 We have a pair of these cute little beauties here over the winter. They frequently call, presumably to communicate to each other where they are.

  • Tufted Titmouse with Safflower Seed - November 17, 2020 One of their favorite seeds.

  • Starling - Too Many Choices - November 5, 2020 This adult Starling in winter plumage is trying to decide which winterberry to grab first.

  • Starling - Winterberry Down the Hatch - November 5, 2020

  • Starling - Flipping Winterberry with Tongue - November 5, 2020

  • Starling - Ready to Swallow Winterberry - November 5, 2020

  • Starling Grabs Winterberry - November 5, 2020

  • Immature Female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker with Winterberry - Dec 20, 2020 She has her pick of thousands on our four bushes.

  • Immature Female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Dec 20, 2020 She spent a lot of time deciding which one to grab.

  • Immature Female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Dec 20, 2020 Once she grabbed a berry, she always flew to the suit log, jammed it in a crack, and then pecked away at it. Notice the little red spot inside the hole.

  • Immature Female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Dec 20, 2020 Eyeing another berry that has been knocked down to the ground.

  • Immature Female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Dec 20, 2020 This immature Yellow-bellied Sapsucker showed up after our 40 inch snow storm. She has been eating winterberries to stay warm.

  • Carolina Wren Looking for Seed - December 16, 2020

  • Carolina Wren During Snow Storm - December 16, 2020 We've never had a Carolina Wren in our yard before. This one showed up as our 40 inch snow storm was just starting.

  • Carolina Wren Finding Sunflower Chips - December 16, 2020

  • Female Cardinal with Blowing Crest #2 - December 16, 2020 The blowing snow shifted to directly behind her crest.

  • Elegant Looking Female Cardinal - December 16, 2020 Meanwhile our second female Cardinal was looking very elegant in the blowing snow.

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