What are “Unusual” Birds?
Sounds odd right?
Seeing This Hummer In Your Garden If You Live in the Eastern Half of North America Would be an Unusual Bird!
What Is The Difference Between Unusual Birds And Rare Birds?
One of the most wonderful things that can happen when attracting wild birds to our backyards, is seeing an “unusual” bird.
This is a bird that is plentiful in other areas like the Rufous Hummingbird in the photo above, which lives on the western half of North America.
It is sometimes seen in the east as an unusual bird sighting.
But there are many birds in the world which are rare birds.
This means they are only found in a particular area and there are not a lot of them, so they are rare.
They could be unusual if they wonder out of their normal area.
Recently I received an interesting question about bird feeding. After
I answered their query the reader told me a very interesting story
about a bird that visited her feeder all summer.
I responded with a story of my own and I thought everyone might be interested to read these experiences.
Thank you for sharing this interesting story.
It definitely is not normal to have a Meadow Lark, eastern or western visit a backyard feeder.
That is an unusual sighting even though Meadowlarks live in your area.
Thank you for getting back to me and sharing your
Hope you all enjoyed these tales of unusual birds at
backyard bird feeders.
Please tell your unusual bird stories too by using the form below!
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