Saturday, May 13, 2023


 I have one of these birds nesting on the back porch.  I find it kind of a silly place for it to have chosen as it will be disturbed fairly often when we go out onto the porch for various reasons but whatever.  This is an Eastern Phoebe.  Their name comes from their familiar "phoebe" vocalizations but they do make sharp "peep" calls as well.  I captured this one sitting in a Walnut tree not far from the nest.


  1. Phoebes don't always think through where they nest. I've seen that a good number of times