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Bird-watching at Fox Island

Photos by Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Cynthia Powers counts the highest number of each species of birds seen at one time at the feeders at Fox Island on Monday. Every Monday, Powers and her husband, Ed, take a count for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The 15th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count is Feb. 17-20. Everyone is welcome to participate and can sign up online at
Cynthia Powers records the number of birds seen at Fox Island. Other volunteers count on different days of the week.
Three American goldfinches show up at the Fox Island feeder Monday.