Thursday, March 25, 2010


On yesterday's post I called our window thumper a goldfinch but he is actually one of these....

a yellow rumped warbler.........  looks like the yellow missed the named part, but what do I know?  I called him a finch!  Thank you , Daughter, for the link.  We will look and listen for these guys now that I have learned about them!


  1. Shakespeare said, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet". It's a very cute bird, whatever title it's given!! LOL
    Thanks for setting us all straight though.

  2. Children are such know-it-alls....apparently they never get over it.

  3. We have confusing birds that all look like goldfinches to me in the winter, but some are pine siskins and some are possibly warblers....Part of why I really like big obvious birds!! Hard to mistake one eagle for another for example!



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