My Little Birder… Loving the Chickadee!

My five-year-old son has a new hobby.  Bird watching.  About a week or so ago, once a day, he began telling me, “I’m going into the backyard to watch the birds.”  Then he’ll proceed to sit quietly, completely still for 20-30 minutes, waiting for birds to appear. Well, a few days ago, he excitedly ran into the house screaming, “Mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy… there’s a … Continue reading My Little Birder… Loving the Chickadee!

The Little Brown Bird

This little bird is my son’s favorite visitor.  He says the bird has “cool creature powers,” as the bird can jump along vertically up our back fence.  I believe this is an oak titmouse.  All I know is it’s cute, and my son loves it. Also, I’m looking for some suggestions.  For bird identification, I’m currently using the 1988 version of the Western Birds Audubon … Continue reading The Little Brown Bird