A few weeks ago we got two bird feeders for the backyard. I had no idea we would attract so many cool birds… and other wildlife. We got a Birds of Minnesota book and I’ve been trying to keep track of all the birds we’re getting. Our backyard is a pretty happening place.
Rose-breasted Grosbeak ( 3 males and 2 females ). At the zoo they have these in one of the exhibits in the Minnesota section… needless to say, we b05/DSC0049-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2014/05/D05/DSC0005-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2014/05/DSC0005.jpg)
American Goldfinch ( 3 5/DSC09541-680x1024.jpg)](/content/images/2014/05/DSC09541.jpg)
Mallards. Apparently these guys thought the puddle in our driveway was a good plac05/DSC1006-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2014/05/DSC1006.jpg)
Not pictured: Robin, Chickadee, Hummingbird
In addition to the birds we’ve been getting some other wildlife in our yard ( and the neighb05/DSC0822-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2014/5/IMG_1720-1024x658.jpg)](/content/images/2014/05/IM05/DSC0081-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2014/0505/DSC0154-1024x680.jpg)](/content/images/2014/05/DSC0154.jpg)