Birds in New Jersey 2016
4 May 2016
Species number 34 seen in our backyard: Red-breasted Grosbeak!
It appeared just one day in May. It visited the sunflower seed feeder, as well.
5 May 2016
Species number 35 seen in our backyard: Hairy Woodpecker!
5 May 2016: Inside the second house sparrow nestbox: hungry baby house sparrows
One egg did not hatch
Later, a much larger brown bird was in the nest, undisturbed by the camera: the mother house sparrow
4 May 2016: House Wren outside a second nest box, in the back yard. House wrens build "decoy" nests near their real nests.
5 May 2016: Meanwhile, inside the house wren nest box, new feathers have been added
A tiny house wren egg -- the first one. It's about the same diameter as a dime.
In the first house sparrow nest box in the back yard, four eggs
At the sunflower seed and peanut feeders, a lot of house sparrows.
A female house sparrow makes off with a prized peanut.
A little female downy woodpecker gets a peanut
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