Date: 1/13/18 7:39 am
From: Barbara Powers <barkiepvt...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Invasion of Gold Finches
Same here. I have had 14 goldfinches here today. First time since putting up the feeder this year.
Barbara Powers
Manchester Center

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> On Jan 13, 2018, at 10:25 AM, Pat Folsom <pfols...> wrote:
> I have a small flock (about 12) goldfinches this morning in Waitsfield. This is the most I've seen all winter.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert Dudley" <greyowlvermont...>
> To: "VT Bird" <VTBIRD...>
> Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2018 8:55:20 AM
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Invasion of Gold Finches
> I could tell that bad weather was head our way, there were a number of birds at my feeders. I did not have time to count or identify them as I was spreading salt on my drive way in preparation of today's this weather. This morning I looked outside and I could not see my nyger seed feeder for all the Goldfinches on it. It was like the horror movie the invasion of the American Goldfinches. They were also on my bulk sunflower seed feeder. There are at least 40 Finches and possibly many more. I also have a large number of Juncos. I am really happy to see them.
> Cheers,
> Bob
> in West Arlington.
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