First Goldfinch of the season
One of my “old people” past times is bird watching. I’m not all that skilled at attracting birds to our yard, but I do enjoy watching the different breeds. We seem to mostly get the typical sparrows or wrens. We also get chickadees — the ones with bright white and black markings on the head.
This Goldfinch feeder is hit-and-miss. Last Summer we didn’t get many birds. This little fella is the earliest we have ever seen a Goldfinch. They’re so beautiful, I hope we see them through the Summer.
In the past we have also seen Baltimore Orioles using a special Oriole feeder. I think I will set that up again to see what happens this year.
I always keep our National Audubon Society breeds book nearby for whenever we see a breed we can’t speedily identify.