Labor Day Lovelies

Snapped at the Northern Pacific Railroad Ponds – definitely a hot spot worth visiting.  Particularly if you are interested in the Turkey Vulture. As you head down Charter Road toward the ponds, to the left you will see a large (currently) leafless tree filled with Turkey Vultures.  I counted fourteen in the tree.  There were several … Read more

The Birdies Have Landed

I’m not sure if the fires have caused my little buddies to scurry downhill earlier than last year, but I don’t recall so many birds returning so swiftly and in such numbers last year. Today the yard hosted: 23 Eurasian Collared-Doves 5 Mourning Doves 3 Northern Flickers 9 Red-winged Blackbirds 7 Brewer’s Blackbird 2 Brown-headed Cowbirds 1 … Read more