The Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) is the commonest bird here at Leaning Oaks, with thirty or more birds using the feeders during the winter and more than ten pairs nesting on the property during the breeding season. The nests are usually on the ground, on low stumps or in one or more of our hanging baskets.
Two biologists on a beautiful property armed with cameras, smart phones and a marginal knowledge of websites took up the challenge of documenting one species a day on that property. Join along! Posts and photographs by Leah Ramsay and David Fraser (unless otherwise stated; started January 1, 2014.