"Backyard" Birds—Northwest Montana (4)

This Gallery has images of birds typically found near our home in northwest Montana. We have many more photos of birds from other locations. You'll find links to those pages on our Galleries page.

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Piliated woodpecker male, N.W. Montana, U.S.

Bark chips fly as a male pileated woodpecker, dryocopus pileatus, hammers a dying pine tree.

A Clark's nutcracker on a snowy day., Montana, U.S.

A Clark's nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) on a snowy day.


A common redpol on a snowy day, Montana, U.S.

A common redpoll (Acanthis flammea) on a snowy day.

A female goldfinch, Spinus tristis, feeding on chokecherry, Montana, U.S.

A female goldfinch (Spinus tristis) feeding on chokecherry.


A female dark-eyed junco after an early April snowstorm, Montana, U.S.

A female dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis) after an early April snowstorm.

A female dark-eyed junco after an early April snowstorm, Montana, U.S.

A female dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis) after an early April snowstorm.


A white-crowned sparrow in morning sun, Montana, U.S.

A white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) in morning sun.


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