Cold Feet

11 January 2010 Yesterday a mourning dove landed at my feeder with a clenched foot, probably suffering from frostbite.  The temperature was 9oF when I saw him.  It had been 2oF at dawn. Even in severe cold weather we rarely see birds with frostbitten feet.  Gulls and Canada geese stand on ice, cardinals and chickadees … Continue reading Cold Feet