My latest column for The Record is all about attracting birds to your feeders this holiday season -- including Pine Siskins if you're lucky.
(Photo by Barbara Dilger, Thanks, Barbara!)
You can read it here:
By Jim Wright
As I write this, I’m preparing a delicious Thanksgiving buffet for my backyard guests. If I’m lucky, the visitors dining at my feeders will include not only the usual suspects but a surprise or two as wel l.
By the usual suspects, I mean recent arrivals like juncos and white-throated sparrows as well as the year-’rounders -- cardinals, tufted titmice, chickadees, blue jays, white-breasted nuthatches, mourning doves, Carolina wrens and the woodpecker crowd.