Birds on our Shenandoah Flower Farm

blue jays

blue jays

Birds on the farm (date is first observed):

April 2010:

  • white-throated sparrow – 4/23 (on porch)
  • american robin – 4/22 (in grass)
  • eastern towhee – 4/16 (sunflower seed platform feeder)
  • purple finch – 4/15 (nyjer feeder)
  • brown thrasher – 4/10 (house railing)
  • owl – 4/10 (unsure of type – flew from tree)
  • peacock – every night (heard but not seen)

March 2010:

  • eastern towhee – 3/23 (heard but not seen)

February 2010:

  • blackeyed junco – 2/5 (blackoil sunflower feeder)
  • tufted titmouse – 2/5 (blackoil sunflower feeder)
  • black-capped chickadee – 2/5 (blackoil sunflower feeder)
  • chipping sparrow – 2/5 (blackoil sunflower on deck)
  • american cardinal – 2/4 (safflower feeder)
  • white-breasted nuthatch – 2/4 (woodpecker treat bar)
  • downy woodpecker – 2/4 (mixed seed feeder)
  • goldfinch – 2/4 (nyjer feeder & blackoil sunflower feeder)
  • red-breasted nuthatch – 2/4 (woodpecker treat bar)
  • blue jay – 2/4 (in bushes)
*** This site is comprised solely of the opinions of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith. She works to promote gardening and tourism in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River.***

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