Date: 4/25/18 8:23 am From: Nancy L Newfield <nancy...> Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] Grosbeak Day
Lita, I have not seen an Indigo Bunting or a Blue Grosbeak. Rose-breasted
Grosbeaks came in hot and heavy this morning, but now most seem to be
gone. A couple of Gray Catbirds and a Common Yellowthroat showed up
On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:15 AM, Aelita J Pinter <apinter...> wrote:
> Same here, Nan. It's been a non-stop stream of indigo buntings for the
> past 2.5 weeks; 1.5 weeks ago they were joined by blue grosbeaks, then RB
> grosbeaks starting last weekend. Plus summer tanagers, etc., sprinkled in.
> Early evening arrivals yesterday were catbirds and a lone ovenbird. A very
> welcome change from the hordes of house sparrows.
> About three weeks ago bronzed cowbirds started showing up at the feeders.
> Mixed feelings about that.
> All of the above being kept on their toes by regular visits from 2
> Cooper's hawks.
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> *Subject:* [LABIRD-L] Grosbeak Day
> Today's delight was the invasion of the Rose-breasted Grosbeaks. As many
> as 8 at a time have crowded the seed feeders with about equal numbers of
> males and females. They have been hungry, too. I'm guessing that a dozen
> or more have cycled through this establishment. I even had to make an
> 'emergency' trek to the feed and seed store, lest I run out before these
> invited guests move out. What fun!
> Nancy L Newfield
> Casa Colibrí
> Metairie, Louisiana USA
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