Tag Archives: black-billed magpie

Winter Nests

Posted by Charlotte Wasylik, aka Prairie Birder, Nests can be very hard to find in the spring, summer, or even fall. On the prairies, the best time of year to look for birds’ nests is actually in the winter. I’ve come across quite … Continue reading

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Roly-poly Birds

My poor birds! While I can sit here snug inside a heated house, my feathered friends are struggling through a Canadian winter. January is always a cold month, although this year it’s been warmer than normal. I’m not sure the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: Magpie Munchies

Black-billed magpies survive because they are clever, and quick to take advantage of any food source. Driving down the highway the other day, I burst out laughing when I saw this bird chowing down on an enormous pile of feed … Continue reading

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