Blackbirds and Orioles

Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus Bobolink is a species that typically moves through in the third and fourth weeks of April each year, with a few reports in May and a very few into early June. Early spring records include 6 April 1974, 8 April 1978, and 2 April 1990; the latter two reports both by Julie…

Pigeons and Doves

Rock Pigeon┬áColumba livia Rock Pigeons are ubiquitous throughout the county and can easily be found along core urban areas, especially around power lines at just about any major intersection, supermarket, or “big box” store. They are uncommon in our more natural areas, so don’t expect them at places like Huguenot Memorial Park, or the Talbot…