Videos, Jays, and Finches

March 12th, 2008

I decided to try capturing some videos with my BirdCam for the first time. I was very surprised by the results! I expected to see a ton of House Finches, and I did.

But, I was surprised to find a new visitor on film! I see them all the time in my backyard, but I have only seen one land on my bird feeder once. He quickly left. It seems they have rediscovered my feeder and are becoming more interested in what’s inside. Be patient — The bird arrives at the end of the video.

Western Scrub-Jay! Here, the Jay takes a little tour of my feeder.

Very fun! I will have to do some more videos in the future.

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3 Responses to “Videos, Jays, and Finches”

  1. Sandpiper on March 13, 2008 12:45 pm

    Oh, this is fun!! I really enjoyed the videos. We don’t have scrub jays here. Very pretty birds. Are those fruit trees in your yard? It looks like oranges or something like that. I love, love, love the sounds!!!

  2. Island Rambles Blog on March 17, 2008 2:05 pm

    Nice videos Scott, I like your yard very much, and the orange trees….lets see more of the yard….so pretty… cheers :-) (it is cold and gray here, looks so sunny there)

  3. Birding Scott on March 24, 2008 1:16 am

    Thanks for visiting Sandpiper and Island Rambles! I’ll be sure to post some pictures of my yard soon. And yes, those are fruit trees. We have two large orange trees, a small Lemon tree, and a lime bush in our backyard. I never need to go to the store for citrus! :)

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