Magic spot for Migratory Birds

May 12, 2021

From March through mid-May, the lower water feature is always busy with migratory bird life. This year has been no exception and at the moment it’s full of Western Tanagers taking a break from their northern travels.

Western Tanager – Piranga ludoviciana

Prior to the tanagers, waves of warblers, orioles, thrushes and grosbeaks had been utilizing this important water resource – hydrating and freshening up for the next leg of their incredible journey.

And as spring migration nears its end, we’ll expect to see a few stragglers or rarities. This water feature it’s truly a magical spot in the garden.

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