Window feeders are great.  Especially when the birds that come to said feeders are used to people walking up to look at them.  They’re not so great when the squirrels learn that the window serves as an effective barrier to human intervention and start launching airborne assaults, commando style, from the roof to the feeders and stay there sucking up seed.  Despite the best efforts of the four-legged furry set some birds stayed long enough to allow me to get some shots with my 60mm macro lens, once again at my aunt and uncle’s house.

my younger brother, Jonathan, might have taken the picture above

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.