• My 2018 Great Backyard Bird Count

    6 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I hope everyone participated in at least one day of the four day Great Backyard Bird Count of 2018. I submitted five checklists from four different locations yielding 44 species.
    As I walked out on my back porch on Friday morning, the first day of the count, it was a cool, clear day and the birds were very active at the feeders. As the Red-Shouldered Hawk seen above screamed overhead, Acorn Woodpeckers not only treated themselves to the woodpecker feeder, they had to attack the sunflower feeders as well.
    There were scores of House Finches chirping in the tree tops so I scoured the scene...
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