The Birds and the Teas


Our feedercam uses a StarDot Netcam SC camera to capture the images. We are still experimenting with feeder types. Here's a list of birds you are likely to see at the feeder. Help us add to this list. Did you see a bird not listed? Let us know!


Species (in no particular order)

Remarks

Detailed Info
from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Black Capped Chickadee

They are quick and don't stay at the feeder for long. They'll eat sunflowers, peanuts, and suet.

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House Finch

You'll see them frequently at the sunflower/sunflower hearts feeder.

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Norhern Cardinal

Certainly one of the easiest to id. They prefer to eat from the tray feeder.

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White-breasted Nuthatch

We really enjoy these guys and you'll see them occasionally at any of the feeders except perhaps the thistle feeder.

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American Goldfinch

They really enjoy thistle but you'll also see them at the sunflower seed feeder.

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Downy Woodpecker

Mostly seen at the suet or peanut feeders.

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Red-bellied Woodpecker

Mostly seen at the suet or peanut feeders.

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Blue Jay

Seen mostly at the tray feeder when we put out whole peanuts in the shell.

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Red-winged blackbird

Seen on occasion at the tray feeder.

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White-crowned sparrow

Probably our favorite bird as every year it winters at our location. They normally show up in late September/early October and stay until May. Mostly ground feeders but occasionally one will fly up to the tray feeder.

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American Tree Sparrow

Last of the winter visitors to arrive at our location. Mostly ground feeders but occasionally one will fly up to the tray feeder.

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Dark eyed Junco

Mostly ground feeders but occasionally one will fly up to the tray feeder.

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