Fink Family Farm Bird List

Fink Family Farm Bird List

The only list I faithfully keep is a list of all the birds seen on our farm since we moved here in 1977. I thought it would be fun to ad...

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Colorful Song Sparrow

This bird caught my eye as it was feeding on the seed I throw out each morning. We have lots of Song and Fox Sparrows this time of year but this Song Sparrow had the brightest head striping I've ever seen on a Song Sparrow. Peterson's says there are nearly 30 races of Song Sparrows in the west.


colorful Song Sparrow




Fox Sparrow



Fox and Song Sparrows



Say's Phoebe, Linn County, Oregon

We saw this bird on our last North Santiam raptor route of the season, March 17, 2016. It was on Gates School Rd. south of Kingwood Ave.