At an annual picnic in Plum Borough, my friend who hosted the picnic had several bird feeders hung back away from the house above a wooded area.
My friends had only recently moved into their new home which they had built for their retirement years. They told me that they had only hung the feeders that weekend using the feed they had left over from their previous home.
These beautiful finches came immediately and have been feeding there ever since. She also has hummingbirds but she attracts them with the hibiscus planters she has on her deck.
In my yard I get House Finches at my feeders. They have red feathers on their heads and breasts. The rest of their feathers resemble sparrows.
This has been a wonderful summer for my love of bird feeding and watching.