Posted on November 12, 2021August 15, 2022 by L. L. CoblePhoto of the Day Dark-eyed Juncos, the easiest to identify of our native sparrows, are arriving throughout the lower Susquehanna valley for winter. Formerly known as Slate-colored Juncos, they are sometimes called “snowbirds”. Juncos like brushy habitat with an abundance of small seeds for food. This one is munching on white millet scattered atop a large boulder. Pines and other evergreens provide roosting sites for stormy nights.