The tutor shares another backyard identification. If a person isn’t looking closely, a white-crowned sparrow is easy to miss, even in the yard. They forage on the ground, but can seem from a distance to be dull-colored and “just another …

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The tutor shares another backyard bird identification. Similarly with Audubon’s warbler (see my post about it here), I could only identify the rufous-sided towhee through the binoculars. I heard the call, detected flitting in a hedgerow, then raised the binoculars …

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The tutor shares an exciting backyard observation. While supposedly we’re in springtime, any given day can be like summer. Yesterday and today are examples. The temp is only 16C, but the air is soft and stable like a summer’s day. …

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