Backyard Birding Dec. 23, 2020

Another great morning of watching the feeders and yard. A White-throated Sparrow is certainly noteworthy at a feeder in the winter. All was going well until the Sharp-shinned Hawk showed up. Alarm calls everywhere and suddenly 40 birds disappeared.

Circle Walk, Dufferin, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, CA
Dec 23, 2020 11:28 AM – 11:54 AM
Protocol: Stationary
19 species (+1 other taxa)

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  7
Eurasian Collared-Dove  8
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1

Downy Woodpecker  1

Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)  3
Steller’s Jay  1

Black-billed Magpie  8
Common Raven  3
Red-breasted Nuthatch  1

European Starling  2

Townsend’s Solitaire  1
Bohemian Waxwing  30

House Sparrow  2
House Finch  6
Pine Siskin  4

American Goldfinch  3
Dark-eyed Junco  25
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-coloured)  2

White-throated Sparrow 1

Song Sparrow  1
Spotted Towhee  1

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