Today we have some lovely garden birds from reader Paul Peed, whose notes are indented and whose images available at eBird and Instagram.
Painted Buntings have visited my gardens for 5 years running. This year they fledged 3 young. Below is the male with an immature male or female newly fledged.
Breeding populations of Painted Buntings have been affected by the illegal cage bird trade.
A Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) visiting a native Yellow Necklacepod (Sophora tomentosa) near the east birdbath.
A Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum) visits my west birdbath for…
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