2020 Great Backyard Bird Count

2020 marks my 10th year logging and photographing birds during the Great Backyard Bird Count. 10 years! A decade! 10 times I’ve gone out in search of feathered friends on this same weekend in February. Maybe that officially marks me as a #birdnerd ❤

Birds ’round Here: Turkey Vulture

The first Saturday in September is International Vulture Awareness Day, so my bird pick for this month is the Turkey Vulture. They are often mistakenly referred to as the Turkey Buzzard. They are also often frowned upon because of their gross habit of eating roadkill. I, however, appreciate their clean up efforts. Also, they prefer …

Birds ’round Here: Cedar Waxwing

Cedar waxwings are a beautiful bird and one of my favorites. They almost seem exotic in our woodlands. They visit us every year around June or July. They don’t stay long, though.