Love is in the Air: The Migration and Mating of the Osprey”Osprey Migration and Mating

I have been away from my blog for several months. We have had an unseasonably long and cold winter and I haven't spent much time outside with my feathered friends. Now that spring has arrived, I'm back to getting outdoors and enjoying nature and wildlife. Spring has sprung, and that means one thing for our …

Hummingbird

My little hummingbird is still a regular at my feeders. When I got up this morning, the feeders were frozen. I thawed them out and as I was putting it back outside, I heard the swoosh of the hummingbird behind me. He was at the feeder less than 10 seconds after I put his fender …

Dark-Eyed Junco (Oregon)

Dark-Eyed Junco (Oregon). I learned something interesting today . . . in most places the dark-eyed junco is mostly gray. But in the western part of the country, they look like this. They are one of the most common birds in North America although here we see them mostly in the winter.