Pine Warblers

Pine Warblers are colorful little birds. I almost confused them with the Tennessee Warbler. Pine Warblers are larger than Tennessee Warblers. These cute birds live high up in the pine trees. We have 3 very old and tall pine trees in our backyard that they enjoy. This bird’s length is 5.1 – 5.5 inches, weightContinue reading “Pine Warblers”

Tufted Titmouse

This little songbird is in my backyard year-round. It is the size of a sparrow or a little smaller.  Their Length is 5.5 – 6.3 in, weight is 0.6 – 0.9 oz, and wingspan: 7.9 – 10.2 inches. It is a beautiful little bird that is sort of a silvery gray color on top. ItContinue reading “Tufted Titmouse”

Tennessee Sandhill Cranes

Between mid-October and February sandhill cranes migrate to Tennessee for the winter. According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency, “Tennessee has wintered an average of over 29,000 cranes over the last five years. There are an estimated minimum 89,000 Sandhill Cranes in the eastern population that passes through and winters in Tennessee. There are two primaryContinue reading “Tennessee Sandhill Cranes”

How to make Bird Suet Cakes

Our backyard birds have been enjoying the seed and suet cakes. We have been getting plenty of birds on video for our weekly episodes of The Lake Hills City Birds. Below is the recipe for the Bird Suet Cakes. Ingredients 1 cup of Lard or Suet1 cup crunchy peanut butter2 cups ground corn meal2 cupsContinue reading “How to make Bird Suet Cakes”