Summer Birds: Bird Watching & Feeding Tips

Last Updated on

Blue Jay
Blue Jay

Backyard bird watching in late summer: What can you expect to see at summer bird feeders? There might be more going on than you initially thought!

Continue reading Summer Birds: Bird Watching & Feeding Tips

An Oddly Colored Goldfinch

Last Updated on

An oddly colored leucistic female American Goldfinch on a feeder with two male goldfinches.
An Oddly Colored Goldfinch

The other day an oddly colored American Goldfinch showed up at my feeders. It looked just like a female American Goldfinch in breeding plumage except the black in her wings was very faded. She seems to be a leucistic goldfinch with “dilute plumage.”

Continue reading An Oddly Colored Goldfinch

Maryland Backyard Birds

Last Updated on

Northern Cardinal

What birds can you expect to see in a Maryland backyard? While every property is different with its own mix of birds, many are pretty typical. These are the Maryland backyard birds commonly seen in our central Maryland yard.

Continue reading Maryland Backyard Birds