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Guest Post: Backyard Birding Moments pt. 1

The first offspring of one of our visiting Northern Cardinal couples is seen here. A memorable moment was watching the father feed it, then hiss and chase it away. 223 more words

Ontario Birds

The Certified Wildlife Habitat - Creatures Who Make the Gardens Their Home

At any given moment on any given day


Creatures of both the day and night

Make these gardens their home

It is an honor to provide an environment for all to live in harmony… 20 more words



American goldfinches (and lots of birds) love all sorts of seeds! Consider leaving seed heads for the birds to forage. Coneflower (Echinacea), Tickseed (Coreopsis), Sunflower (Helianthus), Ox Eye Sunflower (Heliopsis), Thistle (Circium, Caduus) and Cosmos are just a few favored by our feathered friends.

image from YardMap

Country Gardening

Yellow on Yellow

American Goldfinch in dried Monarda (Bee Balm) patch; with a lone Coreopsis (Unknown Sunflower):

Wild Birds

Golden Touch

My bird visitors are still coming in flocks for a quick stop eat and go every day. Mostly blackbirds which I seriously think are moving south for their annual migration. 89 more words


Last Week's Visitors

Our weather has been a bit harsh this past week. The temperatures have been in the mid (90º’s), the humidity also high that makes hot day even worse being muggy. 59 more words