|Northern Flickers have been on the move|
... but for the first time I can remember, they visited the bird bird feeders, becoming a "new feeder bird" in my yard ...
|Flickers became a "new feeder bird" in my yard this Fall|
Pine Siskins, which have been widely reported throughout Vermont in the last few days, have been emptying my feeders on a daily basis for several weeks, and continue to do so.
|Pine Siskins fill the thistle feeder perches, while emptying the sunflower feeder daily|
Meanwhile, Putney Mountain Hawk Watch has counted a site record for Broad-winged Hawk, Bald Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, and Osprey, and has an excellent flight for the other raptor species. A recent photographic sampling ...
|Red-tailed Hawk began their serious migration movement in October|
When the hawks are not flying, and sometimes when they are, the Common Ravens of the neighborhood provide entertaining aerial shows.