The juncos were some of the first birds to arrive, hopping and pecking around the ground below the feeders.
The tufted titmice are always present, side by side with plenty of chickadees.
By far my favorite visitor has been this red-breasted nuthatch. There are plenty of white breasted nuthatches, but I haven't seen a red one in many years. This bird comes every day and prefers suet to seed. This bird's tiny size doesn't stop it from fighting off every other bird that comes to the feeders.
white-throated sparrows, and
But no one can clear a feast like the red-tailed hawk that patrols the neighborhood feeders. This hawk landed in a tree just behind our house and I was lucky enough to catch a couple of quick shots at dusk before it flew off.
Hang some feeders and enjoy the show!