Tuesday, 19 November 2013

More Winter Food for Birds

More Winter Food for Birds

    The cone crop on all the evergreen trees seems to be prolific this year, providing a readily-available, high energy source of food for many species.
Nuthatches and chickadees will use this cone crop to great advantage as will other northern finches that may irrupt into our area.
   These cones are from a species of spruce, although I am not sure exactly which one.

1 comment:

  1. It's great to see such beautiful pictures of a seed crop we all walk by and take for granted without ever thinking about it.