Red-eyed Vireo, Rose-breasted Grosbeak
, and Yellow-throated Vireo preferred either or both "red" and "white oaks" over silver maple (Table 8).
The team determined that 97 percent of mourning dove nests and 100 percent of black-headed grosbeak
nests in the study area were found in the quiet areas away from the din of compressors.
I now live in the Hudson Valley of New York, and while the calendar tells us the vernal equinox occurs on March 20, it's not truly spring to me until rose-breasted grosbeaks
show up in my woodlot around May 1.
137-154, in Life histories of North American cardinals, grosbeaks
, buntings, towhees, finches, sparrows, and allies (O.
Counters recently tracked massive wintertime movements of large numbers of birds like pine siskins, evening grosbeaks
, and the common redpoll.
Finches" in the vineyard usually are House finches, Purple finches, Cassin's finches, Grosbeaks
, Towhees, Sparrows, Horned Larks, Juncos, Eastern and Western Bluebirds, and Tanagers.
This whole citizenry of rose-breasted grosbeaks
and brown thrashers is familiar to me, and I found both moose and bear tracks on the animal thoroughfares that pass by my house from a wild place called Stillwater Swamp to a wild place called Big Valley, each three miles away.
Bird lovers will be happy to learn that Bald Head has been designation an Audubon Important Bird Area, with lots of opportunities to sight the grosbeaks
, egrets, and herons that nest there.
Many enjoy putting out nuts, seeds, scraps of bread, suet and fruit halves to attract cardinals, jays, grosbeaks
We thought he had just grown obsessed about protecting his turf; that he couldn't stand the thought of one of the woodpeckers getting even a morsel of the beef fat we kept for them there, couldn't stomach one of the pine grosbeaks
getting a single sunflower seed he thought belonged to him.
Both Russian olive and New Mexico olive produce large crops of edible berries, some of which last through the year and are eaten by birds including cedar waxwings and black-headed grosbeaks
during spring (T.
This year we had no baby doves and no baby rabbits, not to mention the reduction of song birds and the grosbeaks