Tag Archives: Feeding Birds

New Study finds Bird Eye Disease in Surprising Number of Species

Researchers working with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology have found that a bird eye disease which was previously thought to only infect ¬†finches is actually prevalent in many different species of birds that regularly visit US backyards. Until now, the bacterium, known as Mycoplasma gallisepticum,¬†was so commonly found in the red-colored House Finches that it Read More →

American Beautyberry is Beautiful

Last week it was very cold, and we had a lot of days where temperatures hovered around the freezing point. We even had some snow flurries, which is unusual for November in the DC area. Because of the cold temps and some very big wind gusts that came with them, I lost what remained of Read More →