22 January 2006

The Wren's Return

Bright and only a little cold after several inches of snow yesterday brought in a host of birds to the feeders today ....... including (one of) our friend(s), the Carolina Wren who really seems to be getting through this winteer in fine fettle, so far at least.

The weeken's species list, in order of first appearance, was:
Mourning Dove
American Goldfinch
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Black-crowned Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Northern Cardinal
Common Redpolls (in profusion)
Dark-eyed (Slate coloured) Junco
House Sparrow
Downy Woodpecker
European Starling
American Crow
Coopers Hawk
House Finch (some with the eye disease)
Carolina Wren

....... and during the day we managed a trip to the flatlands aorund St-Clet to take in another fine Snowy Owl.

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