2 Arrivals

Two foy arrivals today. An adult male Rose-breasted Grosbeak came into the feeder & cracked sunflower seeds for nearly 10 min. Haven’t pulled my records yet, but first arrival of a Rose-breasted was 3-4 yrs ago & at least one has arrived every spring since. Believe the Blue Jay is fully gone now, last sighting was about a week ago. 

The other arrival was a Common Nighthawk that flew over while calling. Always enjoy their call. Finally, a female Am Kestrel was hovering over our west side pasture & suddenly went into a dive, disappearing into tall grass. Only to appear & fly off with a vole in its talons.

Brian Carrigan
Blackfoot