A guide for Montclair residents to the pecking order in the winter backyard
A great deal of the backyard bird entertainment begins with a racket.
It would be interesting to read the minds of some of the local birds to understand how they select their nesting sites.
Attracting humans is relatively simple and amounts to planning a party with hors d’oeuvres and wine. However, attracting wildlife such as birds requires more planning, consideration and attention to detail.
There is always something unexpected, and if you are watching, you will probably be pleasantly surprised.
In “What’s in your backyard,” Sanford Sorkin writes about the many warblers — and some cheeky chipmunks — that have visited his home.
In the debut of “What’s in your backyard,” Sanford Sorkin describes becoming a birder, and spotting the red-tailed and sharp-skinned hawk.