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Results of Round Four Voting (73 participants)
2020 Champion of Migratory Madness
Habitat: Open woodlands; suburban neighborhoods
Where to see them at Wehr: In wooded areas near Mallard Lake (yellow trail)
Nest Type: Intricate basket woven of grasses; usually hung at the end of a branch high in a tree, often over water
Do they nest at Wehr Nature Center? Yes
Feeder Favorites: Oranges, sliced in half; grape jelly; sugar water from a hummingbird or oriole feeder
This sporty bird is a popular mascot of many a team. Their bright colors and happy song make them a favorite of our backyards. They love fruit of all kinds and can be attracted to feeders with oranges and grape jelly. They win the prize for the most complex nest, weaving a basket of grasses that they hang on the end of a branch.
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