One adult and one juvenile BH Grosbeak came to our feeder this week. Use a couple use the feeder occasionally fall-Spring. A Spotted Towhee and two CA Towhees also showed up this week. They usually leave for the breeding season.
On Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:04:05 AM UTC-7, barbara massey wrote: > > There has been a small flock of Black-headed Grosbeaks at my backyard > feeder for over a week. As many as 7 feed on the sunflower seeds together > and at all times of day. This is a new phenomenon this summer, previously > only an occasional single bird has been seen. The grosbeaks are not > territorial about the feeder; Black-capped Chickadee and Oak Titmouse are > allowed to join them without conflict. And yesterday the flock was joined > by a Red-breasted Nuthatch, which was a first in 18 years of observations. > This montane species is unusual in the valley even in winter.
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