Tag Archives: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Joined By The Juveniles

After the Grosbeak that starred in my previous post fueled up and flew off, another handsome fellow paid a visit to the backyard… …and this guy brought two juveniles with him, whom we shall call Thing One… …and Thing Two! … Continue reading

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A Rose-breasted Beauty

Every year, towards the end of April, I start scanning the backyard treetops, hoping for a visit from a Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Needless to say, I was thrilled when this fellow dropped in to say hello. En route to the northern … Continue reading

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More Like His Mama

The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is one of my favorite migrators.  I typically only see them for a few days  each spring and fall, so I  was thrilled when this young male stopped by for a visit. He perched high in the … Continue reading

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Worth The Wait

I’ve been waiting, and watching, and wondering if my favorite migrator, the Rose-breasted Grosbeak, was going to pay a visit this year.  Then yesterday morning, I looked out the window and there he was! I only had a few minutes … Continue reading

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My Favorite Migrator

October is a busy month for birds here in the Atlanta area. Many of them have begun the long flight to their winter homes and stop by for a brief visit en route.  The other day, I looked out in the … Continue reading

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Darby’s Got A Girlfriend!

Remember Darby? He’s the Rose-breasted Grosbeak I wrote about last week who has been hanging about in my backyard fueling up for his long journey north. Well…meet Dora!  (I promise I don’t name all of my backyard birds.) Several days … Continue reading

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Rose-breasted Grosbeak

The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is hereby dubbed the “Bird of the Week.” I wish these birds were year round residents of Georgia, but we only get them for a short period of time when they are migrating. Right now they are … Continue reading

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