Feeder Field Notes of December

Red-breasted Nuthatch field note.

The red-breasted nuthatch was the most curious and the first to feed from the suet.

To learn more about the importance of the number of ‘dees’ in the chickadees call, the science article Allometry of Alarm Calls by my friend Erick Greene, Kate Davis, and Chris Templeton is a great place to start.

Dark-eyed Junco, slate-backed subspecies field note.

Of the 15 different subspecies of dark-eyed junco, the Oregon junco and slate-backed junco are the most familiar and widespread

Dark-eyed Junco, Oregon subspecies field note..

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