The European Starling will often evict the Red-bellied Woodpecker from its nest. The male has a wider tongue tip and longer bill than the female, allowing him to reach deeper into crevices to find prey. Studies have shown the male forages on the tree trunk, while the female forages mostly on limbs.
If you were ever jealous of the fly being able to walk on the ceiling, the White Breasted Nuthatch will make you want to walk on walls. This cute little bird moves up and down trees like a yo-yo. We thought our squirrels were agile until we found this little guy running up and down… Continue reading The Yo-Yo
Blue Jays are always a wonderful sight in Winter, if for anything, the color.
Male and female Blue Jays are, apparently, almost identical except for size. We call ours, Blue Jane.
Drawing Blue Jays to our yard for the winter is fairly easy, just put out some Snappy white popcorn. We found the cheapest at …