So far our snow accumulation is not too great this morning as we are experiencing our first real winter snowstorm today and it is predicted to be a pretty big one. I was surprised to see quite a few birds arriving at Bird Alley looking for food, and thankfully finding it as my feeders were filled in anticipation of the storm. My concern lies with the ground feeding sparrows, two species of which we have arriving daily and this morning as well: A White-throated Sparrow and a Song Sparrow.
In the picture of the Song Sparrow you can see that it has a seed in its mouth! Wonderful, it is finding seeds on this snowy day!
I don't worry too much about the Bluejays and the Cardinals as they are both big, strong birds who seem to manage to cope quite well for themselves.
And Chickadees, these frisky little birds appear to be a bundle of energy no matter what the weather and they are very visible about Bird Alley this morning as are
the Goldfinch and the Tree Sparrows. Also our regular Hairy Woodpecker and Mourning Doves have been feeding here this morning.