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Male Grosbeak

Colorful Roes-breasted Grosbeak. It has been a banner year for them this migration season in Ohio. And I’ve loved seeing them!


Female Grosbeak

Often overlooked for her more colorful male partner, I really love the female rose-breasted grosbeak. Such gentle looking birds with subtle colors and markings.


Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

A week ago, a pair of rose-breasted grosbeaks showed up. The male with the sharply contrasting black and white back and the glowing red bib on his breast is a lovely addition to the feeder. 38 more words

Flora & Fauna

And the answer is ...

Thanks for playing along with my latest birding quiz posted yesterday.

Here’s the answer … it’s a

female Rose-breasted Grosbeak.

I told you it looked nothing like its male counterpart (in color anyway). 94 more words

Backyard Birding

Yard Bird Sanctuary News

Getting more visitors in that of wild birds and squirrels in my side yard bird sanctuary. One black-headed, ruby-throat bird I cannot identify (pictured below) and I looked through bird identification photos. 144 more words


Feathered Faces

It was cold at the lake this weekend and I spent a lot of time. cozy and warm, watching the birds at the feeders from inside. 153 more words

Birds with Kids

Birding has come in short bursts recently, usually in the morning for an hour or so before everyone else is up. With cold temperatures all weekend, this actually proved advantageous for seeing migrants close-up. 422 more words