More Winter Birds

In mid-November colder weather brought an influx of birds down from the mountain slopes.  The Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jays stayed for a couple of weeks and then moved on, the Steller’s Jays and Mountain Chickadees, however, have remained.

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Although the number of species in the yard on any given day has hovered around 20 there have been times when it has been very quiet.  The reason - 

During the last week, Cassin’s Finchs have joined the crowed, when the Sharp-shinned Hawk has not been about.

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