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Science & NatureFor the BirdsFor the Birds: More Finches

For the Birds: More Finches

Cheryl

by Cheryl Baxter

Good Monday!

The birds are busily flitting about in a feeding frenzy.  I was out on my own property again this week and was able to get quite close to a couple of American Goldfinches feeding on the thistles.

Also lately, there has been quite a bit of activity from the Pileated Woodpeckers.  I love their unmistakable call. You can get to a sound wave if you click HERE.

I was surprise to see a Chickadee who posed so nicely for me and I caught a quick glimpse of a Northern Flicker in our yard. They are quite skittish so I snapped quickly and then he flew off.

I will try to get out on a hike later this week in hopes of spotting some new and interesting migratory birds as they get ready to leave.

Here’s to a great week of Feathers, wings and beaks!

~Cheryl

Goldfinch (my yard)
Goldfinch
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Goldfinch (my yard)
Goldfinch
(my yard)
Goldfinch (my yard)
Goldfinch
(my yard)
Goldfinch (my yard)
Goldfinch
(my yard)
Goldfinch (my yard)
Goldfinch
(my yard)
Goldfinch (my yard)
Goldfinch
(my yard)
Pileated Woodpecker (my yard)
Pileated Woodpecker
(my yard)
Chickadee (my road)
Chickadee
(my road)
Northern Flicker (my yard)
Northern Flicker
(my yard)

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