Tag: Bird of the week
Bird of the Week: red breasted woodpecker.
We put out oranges cut in half for the Baltimore Orioles . But this week I saw a Red Breasted Woodpecker pecking happily at the oranges. The red-bellied woodpecker(Centurus carolinus) gets its name from a red patch on the lower abdomen but this is seldom visible in the field. According to the Audubon Field Guide…
Bird of the Week: Baltimore Oriole
Until recently the western populations of this bird ( the Bullocks Oriole)were thought to be a separate species for the eastern populations which were called “Baltimore Oriole” When trees were planted on the Great Plains the two forms extened their ranges and met . It was found they interbreed freely and most birds in the…
Bird of the Week.
I saw Bushboy’s Bird of the Week and was inspired! This heron is standing in the pond at the barn where my horse is living, for the winter, in Wellington Florida. The original inspiration comes from :Don’t Hold your Breath Bird of the Week.