Tag Archives: Ornithology

Carolina wren in flight

Carolina Wren Fledgling

The Carolina wren, one of my favorite birds, visits the backyard regularly.  If it doesn’t show up, I entice it with a bit of flute playing in the right key – Am or Bb or high D.  Within five minutes of playing, I am charmed by the Native American flute music and the wren, who […]


September’s young birds: Fledgling House Finch

Apparently the birds are having a third round of chicks this summer.  The feeder, visited constantly with young chickadees, Carolina wrens, and fledgling cardinals, provides a real entertainment center. The young bird I hadn’t seen visit the feeder previous to Labor Day was the young house finch.  It’s noisy, incessant demand for food was too much to […]