Gold of True Value

They had been chased away by an aggressive yellow-rumped warbler time after time, and for a while they had disappeared. But now they are back, and their little nemesis seems to be gone, at least for the time being (see They are changing from their winter plumage to their breeding plumage, which means inContinue reading “Gold of True Value”

First Goldfinch

Yesterday, December 20, 2021, the first goldfinch of the winter season appeared on our birdfeeder. Though in winter plumage, a hint of gold is visible on its neck and upper chest, and its distictive wing bars positively identify it. With cooler air moving in, it will soon be joined by others flocking to the feeder.Continue reading “First Goldfinch”