A colony of sparrows is populating the community housing unit atop a flagpole above our back deck.
They’ve got it pretty good back there, with plenty of available food (we provide) and loads of handy nesting materials. 128 more words
We got a “squirrel-proof” bird feeder for Christmas. The central core is a hopper and seed tray that is held stationary by the hanging rod, but the outer box, consisting of the clear roof and perching rails, is free to swivel around (and around and around), should a squirrel try to hang on it. 100 more words
The Junco Bunker
Weather-wise, yesterday was a brutal day. Winds were high, snow was blowing, but my junco buddies were undaunted. These tough little birds just kept coming back, to dig furiously with their little back feet until the snow gave way beneath them to reveal the tiny specks of seed. 155 more words