Finding food in the goldenrod galls

January 7, 2012 at 6:40 am in Duluth News Tribune

Recently, I was watching a black-capped chickadee on a pine branch, and noticed how it appeared to be digging into the wood. Seconds later, it emerged holding a large and tasty caterpillar for a snack. We don’t think of insects being available on these days but, when they know how and where to find them, birds do locate and feed on insects. Continue Reading