Date: 12/29/17 9:41 am From: Rick Tyler <rhtyler...> Subject: Re: [Tweeters] Rose-Breasted Grosbeak sighted at 9 AM on 12/29
I wanted to mention that Max and Melissa are incredibly gracious to the birders camping out on their lawn for days at a time.
I would like to thank them.
Rick Tyler (not "Rick Taylor," whom I finally met on this stakeout)
On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 9:33 AM, Melissa Brown <mel_n_brown...> wrote:
> Hello, > > My name is Melissa and I am one of the residents at 1902 N 55th Street, > where the Grosbeak has been feeding at our backyard feeder since the 21st. > We did not see him at all yesterday, but I just saw him a few minutes ago. > There is a Cooper's Hawk who visits our backyard regularly (spotted > yesterday, in fact), and he may have temporarily scared the Grosbeak away. > > The Grosbeak was first seen by my husband at our feeder on the 21st, and > has been seen every day except the 22nd and 28th. We don't have a lot of > data to draw from, but he seems to be most consistently visiting after 3:30 > PM. However, some days (especially if it's sunny), he will feed for a while > in the late morning. > > When you come by, keep an eye on the adjacent backyard, as I have seen him > perched on their back fence. Once he sifted through the cracks on their > patio roof. (No one lives in that house, so you will not be upsetting > anyone). > > Feel free to come by soon to see him before he moves on (and before we > have some major plumbing work done, which should be quite disruptive). > > Happy birding! > Melissa & Max > > > > _______________________________________________ > Tweeters mailing list > <Tweeters...> > http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters > >