The Dark-eyed Junco in Juneau, Alaska

  • This video shows the Oregon Subspecies of the Dark-eyed Junco
  • This is the subspecies that breeds and winters in Southeast Alaska
  • It is one of our most frequently seen birds all year
  • Only the female builds the nest (in 3-7 days) and incubates the eggs
  • She is the only one with a brood patch
  • What is a brood patch?
  • When the young hatch the male then helps feed them
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Songbirds