Reddish Egrets aren’t like other herons that stand frozen waiting for prey. The Reddish cavorts and flutters like a court jester/Baryshnikov.
Redpolls seldom wander as far south as St. Louis, MO. But last week, during a three day, record setting downpour, one of them showed up at our feeders–only until the rain ended.
This movie offers advice about attracting Pine Siskins to your yard, but the advice applies to all finches–and much of it applies to other birds in your neighborhood.