April 29, 2020

Bird Feeder Season Ends... Almost

Spring is here and my backyard birds can find food in the wild. Usually I remove their feeders in mid-April and that's when I took these pictures. Since then I have left two feeders hanging, one of nyjer (black thistle) seed and one with red pepper seasoned suet. I hope the bears don't like these foods because I don't want bears that close to my door!

Since our usual spring outings are cancelled due to the pandemic, we are spending more time at home. The birds provide us with beauty and diversion.

Wild Bird Wednesday. Here we see a pileated woodpecker, a grackle, a goldfinch, and a squirrel. The squirrel likes most seed and this woodpecker bar. He doesn't like the nyjer seed or the pepper suet.

Below the squirrel we see a sparrow, a cardinal, a downy woodpecker, and a red-winged blackbird.

I hope you are staying safe and finding beauty around you.


  1. Hello, The birds at the feeders are entertaining, I love to watch which birds stops by. You see a nice variety of birds there. Take care, enjoy your day!

  2. Enjoyed your photos especially the pileated woodpecker. It's on my bucket list to see one of those "in person" some day. We have them in our state but they've never visited my feeders. Hope you are having a great week!

  3. Great shot of the pileated woodpecker!

  4. Terrific shots, especially the squirrel.

  5. Bird-watching is an entertaining and peaceful way to spend time. Great shots!


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