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.

Early birds

Posted by: Jim Williams under Bird biology, Bird feeding Updated: December 11, 2012 - 7:50 PM

 Yesterday, cardinals appeared at our feeders at the exact time the sun set, making me wonder just how precise these birds can be, favoring twilight for afternoon feeding and hitting it perfect. Today the sun set at 4:32 p.m. The first cardinals arrived at 4:09. Precision isn't everything.

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