Basalt Snow Birds

Feb 7, 2014

Backyard bird feeders are especially popular and well-attended when the snow is deep.  Birds spend the majority of their waking hours in the search for food.  These photos were taken this week at feeders in my yard in Basalt.

More on the effect of deep snow on birds:

From Cornell Lab of Ornithology

From Foster and Smith

From Bird Watcher's Digest