Day: March 18, 2015

Dark-eyed juncos in March, an update

Dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis). March 18. Since I last posted about dark-eyed juncos, they disappeared from the feeders and from under the holly shrub. The temps were near zero, but are now moderating although today is cold with a chilly, blustery wind. The juncos… Continue Reading “Dark-eyed juncos in March, an update”

American robin

American robin (Turdus┬ámigratorius). The American robin is a thrush. It has been said that the American robin was given the common name of robin by English settlers, who identified it with the English robin, which also has a red breast–robin redbreast. The English robin,… Continue Reading “American robin”