Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson

Arlo and Janis

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  1. WillardMBaker

    WillardMBaker said, over 3 years ago

    Mr Johnson has been spying on me and the wife!! My wife thinks we should have all manner of birds in the backyard here in the big city. Reality is, only the most common and dull birds inhabit our fair city. Yep, we got those little brown birds too!

  2. Ken Twining

    Ken Twining said, over 3 years ago

    Saw one of those red-headed Pileated woodpeckers in my yard just last week! Much larger than any woodpecker I had ever seen!

  3. Varnes

    Varnes said, over 3 years ago

    Sunflower seeds……Brings in all kinds of birds…..Normal “Wildbird Seed” is crap……Seriously, sunflower seeds….all you need…..(My cat’s call it bird bait…)

  4. Wenthral

    Wenthral said, over 3 years ago

    Once when I was young, my brother and I startled a Golden eagle away from a kill.
    Let me tell you it was something to see that thing take off from the ground not 15 feet away from you.

  5. Dave M

    Dave M said, over 3 years ago

    LBJs abound in a birder’s world . . .

  6. Jorah Lavin

    Jorah Lavin GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    LBBs for the win!

  7. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 3 years ago

    A friend gave us our Bird Watcher’s Guide two decades ago after I pointed out the “Spardinals” that had started visiting our new feeders. Grinning, he turned to the page that identified the sparrow looking birds with their varying coverage of red on backs and heads as Purple Finches.
    No purple anywhere. Sparrows with a splash of cardinal red.
    We still call them Spardinals. Its more fun.
    Happy Spring, Neighbors.

  8. j-birds3

    j-birds3 said, over 3 years ago

    Arlo needs to update his bird book. Little brown bird??? LOL

  9. doublepaw

    doublepaw said, over 3 years ago

    Yes Varnes our cat is always telling me to fill the bird trap.

  10. QuietStorm27

    QuietStorm27 said, over 3 years ago

    We have some hummingbirds around here, love watching them!

  11. mkhill

    mkhill said, over 3 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    I like it! Spardinals.

  12. finale

    finale said, over 3 years ago


    We have a bramble type bush that houses at least 2 hummingbird nests every year. It’s so tight and thorny that nothing can penetrate it but those tiny birds. We grow red trumpet vines close to it so as to watch them.

  13. Dani Rice

    Dani Rice GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago


    Have you ever heard them? Humming birds have a very high-pitched chirp. Hubby can’t hear them, but I do.

  14. twypsi

    twypsi said, over 3 years ago

    Yeah, it’s just about time to put the “hummer” feeder out here in Michigan. Love watching them. Very aggressive. Am building a waterfall this summer. Hope to attract more of them.

  15. beymly

    beymly said, over 3 years ago

    I thought I saw a red headed double breasted mattress thrasher the other day.

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