Wow this one doesn’t make holes in trees, instead it hops along the branches foraging for insects… that’s different.
Well I did a U turn today and went from the original plan to photographing loons. I was glad I did. Have a look at the size of fish the parent is attempting to feed the juvenile, it was relatively huge, yet it gulped it down!
Not surprising it is related to the Cardinal! A group of grosbeaks is called a “gross” of grosbeaks … who knew?
Brightly coloured and fun to see the orange streak flash past, most people cheerfully spot them and announce “look an Oriole”