Tag: House Sparrows

Bird Feeding Fatigue

I’m suffering from BFF. Not Best Friends Forever, but Bird Feeding Fatigue. Normally scrupulous about keeping my various birdfeeders well-stocked, for about eight weeks I didn’t put out so much as a single seed. After a long hiatus, on Wednesday I filled the feeders with fresh suet, safflower, and nyjer. Part of the reason is …

Feeding Frenzy

The snow continues. I measured 12″ in the backyard this morning, and a few more inches are expected. Not record snowfall by any means, but it feels like a lot. Once again I had to trudge out to the platform feeder to dump the snow and lay down fresh sunflower seeds. It’s cold right now, …

Stackable Snacks For The Birds

We are still snow bound. Last week, I thought the snow might be on the verge of melting for the last time of the season. Silly me. On Tuesday, we got another 8″. It is melting again, but slowly. So not very much to be done in the garden right now. Instead, I can fiddle …

LBJs Are Eating All The Bird Food

Not clones of the Texas-born President. Rather, the dull little birds that Judy calls LBJs, or Little Brown Jobbies. Lately I’ve been re-filling the peanut feeder almost every day, and the bulk of its contents are going down the gullets of LBJs. I’d say they’re eating most of the sunflower seeds as well. The real …