Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Migration Feeder Birds

There is an large amount of sparrows, finches and other birds that show up at feeders in migration. You may wonder what some of them are. Here are some of the birds that have come by our feeders this fall migration.

White-throated Sparrow
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 White-throated Sparrows are a common migration feeder bird that usually are usually ground foragers.

 Dark-eyed Juncos are also a very common migration feeder bird. We have just started seeing them around our feeders.
Dark-eyed Junco

Harris's Sparrow
These are a real treat to see. This fall is the first time
we have been seeing them at a feeder.

Harris's Sparrow

Harris's Sparrow

Harris's Sparrow and American Goldfinch

Harris's Sparrow and White-throated Sparrow

Ask if there are any other
birds you are having trouble to identify at your feeders.
Purple Finches
We see Purple Finches year round but we see them a lot
in the fall.

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