• Ken Wright Cellars: Pinot Noir - Willamette Valley (2017)

    10 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    One of the highlights of autumn for many birders in eastern North America is the annual release of the Winter Finch Forecast. Every September, this report offers predictions on possible southward movements of nomadic finches of the boreal forest for the coming winter, as well as a handful of associated non-finch species. The Winter Finch Forecast attempts to make sense of the often erratic movements of these species by assessing the availability of various food crops across the northern forest at the end of summer. Any shortfalls in finch feed up north - mostly cones and berries provided...
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