Birds

2007_apr 007hummingbird_0307 - Copyhooded_oriole_male1

My garden has over a dozen species of visiting birds.

  • Anna’s hummingbirds – If you add a hummingbird-feeder, you will have them year-round
  • Lesser Gold-finches – they like the small niger seed
  • House Finches (aka Rose finches) – they like the small niger seed plus larger seeds up to sunflower size
  • Oregon juncos
  • Chestnut-backed Chickadees
  • Bewick Wren
  • Scrub Blue Jays
  • Hooded Orioles – They feed on nectar and live in palm trees
  • Hawk
  • Crows – They will occasionally visit the backyard. However, they normally do not like enclosed areas because they are more vulnerable when they need to take off.

Check Also

wild parrot of sunnyvale

Wild Parrots of Sunnyvale

A flock of wild parrots hang out most often in the area near El Camino …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *