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Dark-eyed juncos (Junco hyemalis) feed mostly on seeds and insects. In winter the junco’s diet consists mostly of weed and grass seeds, while in the summer insects are added. Juncos forage mostly while hopping and running on the ground. … Continue reading
While watching the dark-eyed or “Oregon” juncos (Junco hyemalis) pick through the cracked corn Leonard throws out for the birds, only when the ground is covered in deep snow, I began to muse about these little birds. They summer across … Continue reading
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I have always called this cute little member of the sparrow family an Oregon junco, even when I lived in western Pennsylvania. Currently this junco is correctly named a dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis). There are twelve subspecies of dark-eyed juncos divided … Continue reading