Today I saw my first Junco of the season! As a bird lover, I take notice to some details of comings and goings of birds and today was a treat to see my first Junco in my back yard! I truly enjoy the fact that they choose to hang out at my place for the winter after a long migration from the north.
Their arrival also offers a deeper connection to the changing of the seasons that only a migratory bird can offer. Over the winter there will be a group of them that hang out and feed together. Then in the spring there will be a day when I notice that they are all gone. Until then I will enjoy their presence at my feeder.
Welcome back - Time keepers of the seasons!
(Written by Gloria - photo by Ken Thomas)