New little birds

Juncos have moved into the neighborhood.

Junco

Most Juncos will move through the area on their way to their breeding grounds in Canada.

Dark-eyed Junco

A few Juncos do stay to nest here, they can be found out in the boreal forest near to the Canadian border.

Junco

Junco, slate-colored

There are 6 sub-species of Junco in the United States. The one most likely to be encountered in Minnesota is the Slate-colored Junco. The others occur in the western part of the country.

female snowbird

female Junco

Junco carrying nesting material

 

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