I get the sense that this Brown-headed Cowbird I filmed last week might reside in Harry Potter’s famous Forbidden Forest of Hogwarts. Perhaps, he just flew in for a quick visit. What do you think?
There is no morality in Nature. But, you wouldn’t know it to speak to many bird watchers. Black colored birds, in particular seem to get a very bad rap when it comes to their fan base. Take Grackles, for example. When they show up… Continue Reading “The Brown-headed Cowbird”
Yesterday, I posted photos of the little birds that have been visiting my patio feeder. Here, I share some images of the birds just a size larger. MALE NORTHERN CARDINALS FEMALE NORTHERN CARDINALS BLUE JAY (Taking bites and swallowing suet) EUROPEAN STARLING BROWN-HEADED COWBIRD… Continue Reading “The Bigger Cousins”
The late afternoon sun reduced the definition and the two male Brown-headed Cowbirds appear to be one bird, with two heads! Brown-headed cowbirds are often viewed in a negative light because of the way they make a living. Using a strategy referred to as… Continue Reading “Two-Headed Cowbird?”