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Birds in the Garden

Cowbird to dove: I was here first, do your worst.

Male house finch with sunflower seed and ready to go.

I saw a Baltimore Oriole the other day. 114 more words


Birding in Victoria, BC at Rithet's Bog

Rithet’s Bog is a nice little park in a suburban area right beside a highway with an interesting past. It is one of the few remaining peat bogs on Vancouver Island and was saved, luckily, by the Guinness Family. 585 more words


Late Summer in the Yard

I had a couple extra days off last week after the holiday, in between jobs, which gave me more time to spend in the backyard. I think the wild birds were starting to get used to my presence, so it is with reluctance that I go back to being The Scary Human Who Fills The Feeders. 530 more words


Black Owl Café - GUEST POST!!

Below is a guest post from Emily–

As I sat down to write this guest blog post, a beautiful female house finch landed next to me between my cup of coffee and my laptop. 564 more words

"I cannot command winds and weather."

The weather is sublime. The sun is shining in a clear blue sky. Sometimes there is a breeze while other times it’s a wind. The ringing of the chimes and the swishing of the leaves are the only sounds. 379 more words


My Visitor: House Finch

House Finch

The House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) is a bird in the finch family Fringillidae. It is native to western North America, and has been introduced to the eastern half of the continent and Hawaii. 18 more words


House Finches


A pair of House Finches that were hanging around the house this past spring in to early summer.