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Winter Larder

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Robert’s Butte near Lookout CA is covered in western junipers (Juniperus occidentalis). While walking there recently Leonard and I noticed evening grosbeaks eating the juniper berries. This surprised us as neither Leonard nor I can recall seeing evening grosbeaks eat … Continue reading

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Townsend’s Solitaire

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Apologies right up front for the poor photos with this post. Since the Townsend’s solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) is one of the prime birds responsible for the juniper trees that grow along fencelines, I want to mention this gray bird with a … Continue reading

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American Robin

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  A common and widespread bird, the American robin (Turdus migratorius) has colorful, distinctive plumage and adapts well to areas dominated by humans. As a result it is one of our most recognized and loved birds. Everyone knows this member of the … Continue reading

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