Wednesday, July 23, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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Cedar waxwings were the most abundant bird found in the recent Great Backyard Bird Count held at the North Davis Ponds. 89 were counted. Their song is an unusual, high pitched sreeee. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
The Northern flicker is a distinct woodpecker often found near the North ponds. In flight, one can see the reddish orange under the wings. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
A bird bath will draw the birds to your backyard. Here, three species share the Jackman's bird bath - American robins, a white-crowned sparrow and a lesser goldfinch. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
On a gray day, you have to look closely for the birds. Can you find this Anna hummingbird we spotted on the Great Backyard Bird Count held at the North Davis Ponds? Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo