Jim Williams has been watching birds and writing about their antics since before "Gilligan's Island" went into reruns. Join him for his unique insights, his everyday adventures and an open conversation about the birds in your back yard and beyond.

First Purple Finches of the season

Posted by: Jim Williams under Bird feeding, Bird migration, Bird sightings Updated: October 12, 2012 - 7:58 PM

 Friday afternoon we had our first visit from Purple Finches, a species predicted to move south out of Canada this winter. We had two females at the feeders outside our dining room windows. One of the finches is in the top photo. In the second photo are a Purple Finch, bottom, a male House Finch above, and a cardinal to the left. The birds were eating black oil sunflower seeds.

 

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT