Sunflower (snacker) with green lynx spider on board.

Critters

We’ve named most of the returning birds who make constant use of the bird bath and feeders — one with mixed millet and sunflower seeds, the other with nectar. Getting good photos of these critters is proving more difficult.

Ruby-throated or Anna's hummingbird enjoying fresh nectar
Ruby-throated or Anna’s hummingbird enjoying fresh nectar.

Critters So Far

  • Carolina chickadee
  • Northern mockingbird
  • Mourning dove
  • House finch
  • Common grackle
  • Brown thrasher
  • Northern Cardinal
  • White breasted nuthatch
  • House sparrow
  • Eastern towhee
  • American Robin
  • Green anole (lizard)
  • Northern coal skink
  • Eastern chipmunk
  • Eastern tiger swallowtail
  • Clouded sulphur butterfly
  • Red spotted purple butterfly
  • Eastern Towhee
  • American Crow
  • Anna’s hummingbird
  • Green Lynx spider
  • American Goldfinch
  • Hairy woodpecker

Updates

Red spotted purple butterfly or Limenitis arthemis astyanax enjoying a cool day in the garden.
Red spotted purple butterfly or Limenitis arthemis astyanax enjoying a cool day in the garden, June 25.
Northern coal skink spotted on patio.
Northern coal skink (probably) chilling on the patio.
Bird bath and feeder in late afternoon sunlight.
Bird bath and main feeder in the late afternoon sun.

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