The list below was created at; it represents the species (birds and otherwise) that I’ve seen in my own back yard. The deer and fox are old sightings; everything else has been seen in the past 3 days!

Image: Name: Notes: Sighting Date:
Brown Thrasher
Toxostoma rufum
Seen only once, ground feeding in the late afternoon. 5/25/2007

Carolina Chickadee
Poecile carolinensis
Daily visitor. May be black-capped chickadee. 5/28/2007

Carolina Wren
Thryothorus ludovicianus

Common Gray Fox
Urocyon cinereoargenteus

Eastern Gray Squirrel
Sciurus carolinensis

Indigo Bunting
Passerina cyanea

Northern Cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis
Daily visitors, male and female 5/28/2007

Orchard Oriole
Icterus spurius
Questionable sighting, once only, ground feeding in the mid-morning. 5/28/2007

Purple Finch
Carpodacus purpureus

Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Archilochus colubris
Daily visitors, maile and female 5/28/2007

Tufted Titmouse
Baeolophus bicolor (Parus bicolor)
Daily visitors, always in pairs. 5/28/2007

Virginia Opossum
Didelphis virginiana

White-tailed Deer
Odocoileus virginianus