Date: 4/26/18 5:02 am
From: Nancy L Newfield <nancy...>
Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] Rose-breasted Grosbeaks flycatching

Here in old Metairie, mine are also eating peanut butter suet. This
morning, I counted 10 males and 4 females. They were coming in before
daybreak. I suspect that the number of individuals is really higher than I
can detect because some come in, then depart only to be replaced by an
identical individual.

A couple of Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks flew over low before daybreak as


On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 5:19 PM, James W. Beck <loxosceles928...>

> Like Nancy and others, we are enjoying good numbers of RBGRs in our yard
> (with up to 18 today!). A new foraging behavior in this species (for me,
> I believe) is both sexes actively flycatching! I really don't recall ever
> witnessing this in RBGRs... -jz

Nancy L Newfield
Casa Colibrí
Metairie, Louisiana USA
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