Now that Spring is getting serious, I am keeping my eyes peeled for the return of species which went south for the Winter.
This beady-eyed returnee is Toxostoma rufum.
Meet Brown Thrasher.
He is sitting on top of the feeder in protest against the National catholic Fishwrap and wants you to donate now to the “Temple Police” Fund as a sign of support for fidelity to the Church’s teaching. He has donated some of his own feed to the cause.