It was a blue kind of day–Blue-headed Vireo day, that is! These little guys were everywhere it seemed, and not too shy either. I would welcome comments on the immature bird below, as Sibley has no picture of a streaked young bird. I’m assuming it’s newly fledged. It’s feathers look rather wet or oily.
A couple of weeks ago, I had the fun of birding at a neighbor’s family farm up the hill from our house in Muncy Hills, PA. John and Leah Tewksbury have over 40 beautiful acres of mixed farmland, open meadows and hardwood forest where they grow heirloom vegetables, herbs, and shitake mushrooms for customers […]