Day: February 19, 2015

Tufted titmouse

Tufted titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor). As with white-breasted nuthatches and chickadees, I think of tufted titmice as members of the jet-set among feeder birds. They grab-and-go rather than sitting around the feeder. I realize now the reason for this. The jet-setters are birds that crack… Continue Reading “Tufted titmouse”

White-breasted nuthatch

White-breasted nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis). I think of white-breasted nuthatches as part of the jet-set of feeder birds. Whereas birds like house finches and cardinals come and sit a while, which makes them easier to photograph, birds like white-breasted nuthatches, chickadees, and tufted titmice grab-and-go.… Continue Reading “White-breasted nuthatch”

American goldfinch

American goldfinch (Carduelis tristis). These photos were taken in January. Look at that. No snow. Birds of New Jersey reports┬áthat a small percentage of American goldfinches will stay in the area all winter, so I want to document that this one did show up… Continue Reading “American goldfinch”