This must have been the year of the cardinals in my backyard. On my frequent trips in my backyard to do garden work or feed the birds, I occasionally came […]
Weather.com predicts rain. The pine cone agrees. Pine cones close when the air becomes moist to protect the seeds.
Rose-breasted grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus About the bird: mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov These well-dressed birds frequent our feeder. They prefer the hopper feeder and they exhibit territorial behavior at the feeder. When the hopper […]
I have not yet discovered which Crataegus my tree is. I found a website that has many images of pressed cuttings and there are many similar Crataegus varieties. My tree […]
Update to American Goldfinch. The male goldfinches in this area are now bright yellow except for their black and white wings, white underparts, and black mask. The females remain a […]
Crataegus Mollis, My Tree of the Year This year my tree to study is the Crataegus mollis, or that is what I currently believe it to be. The common name […]