Wild Birds in your NE Atlanta Backyard
The Mourning Dove is one of the most common backyard wild birds that you will see in the Atlanta area. Mourning doves get their name from their soft mournful calls. Their sad song is very familiar “ooah-cooo-cooo-coo” This wild bird is larger than a cardinal yet smaller than a common pigeon. Mourning doves are 2 […]
Wild Birds in Your Backyard: The Northern Cardinal
Probably the most recognizable wild bird on the east coast is the Northern Cardinal. The vibrant red color of the male cardinal will make just about anyone stop and look. Given its good size, which is slightly smaller than a robin, (their length is around 8.5″) they are easy to spot on the feeder, in […]
Where Did All The Bluebirds Go?
Count them… a family of 5 bluebirds having breakfast of live mealworms this morning. Today is November 5th 2019 and I can officially confirm that at least in my backyard the eastern bluebirds are back. Back from where? Where did they go?? We do know that northern bluebirds do migrate south. But here […]