Eric Moore is the owner of Jay’s Bird Barn, with two locations in northern Arizona — Prescott and Flagstaff. Eric has been an avid birder for over 50 years. If you have questions about wild birds that you would like discussed in future articles, email him at email@example.com.
Over the past week, I’ve had several opportunities to spend time out in nature—which I’ve loved.
We have enjoyed such a beautiful fall, but each day inches us a day closer to winter weather.
I spent some time birdwatching over in the Verde Valley this past weekend.
This past week I led a Jay’s Bird Barn-sponsored bird walk to Granite Basin.
I am frequently invited to do speaking engagements where I talk on the subject of landscaping to make one’s yard bird-friendly.
This past Saturday, I attended the California condor release at the Vermilion Cliffs north of 89A.
I don’t know if you witness the same behavior in your yard each year, but during the summer months I rarely see any scrub jays. However—almost as if they can read the calendar—when it gets to be September, I start seeing a lot of scrub jay activity in my yard.