Mourning Dove

I know most people do not want to hear this on a bird BLOG but Mourning Doves are the most frequently hunted species in North America. I enjoy watching these beautiful birds in my backyard. There is no hunting going on in my backyard. I also understand that these and many other species of birdsContinue reading “Mourning Dove”

Yellow-rumped Warbler

This is my first time seeing this bird in my backyard. There was a large flock of them in the trees. They move quickly and are difficult to video and photo. This bird is also called a Myrtle Warbler, Butterbutt, or Yump. Females are more dull, with brown streaking on the front and back. TheyContinue reading “Yellow-rumped Warbler”

Blue Jays

I have several Blue Jays in my backyard. I often see a pair together. I’m assuming that is a male and female. Blue Jays often mate for life, staying with their partner all year long. These are beautiful birds with bright blue feathers. They have several shades of blue on their back feathers. They areContinue reading “Blue Jays”

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”

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

The Lake Hills City Birds Ruby-crowned Kinglet These little birds are difficult to get a photo of because they are so quick. They are constantly flicking their wings. I was not sure what type of bird is was when it first showed up in my backyard. From afar I thought it was a Pine WarblerContinue reading “Ruby-crowned Kinglet”