I heard the sounds of spring twitterpation! Love calls! It's the sounds of spring in which I experience glory.
|Momma barred owl on a hot day last year.|
The nest is behind her.
In the video, you can barely hear the female answer with the traffic speeding by, but she did! This is a good sign. The thumbnail photo was taken last year, after the chicks were born.
In 2016, Update on the phoebe nest , they moved it twice!
One year, Phoebe's feeble nest refuge was in the play house. I barricaded it with chicken wire, and the raccoons got it.
Phoebe from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
blue jay/geese from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Anyway, my birding list: around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, I sat quietly and heard, or saw these birds.
I won't bother with images, although I have archival photos.
- Barred owl
- pileated woodpecker
- mourning dove
- Canada geese - flew over in a V
- blue jay
- red-winged blackbird
- wild turkey
- American crow
Out front, at our feeder, we have house finches, purple finches, white-crowned sparrows!