Bob, that's surprising since I live no more than 15 blocks from Aimée. In today's mob of RB grosbeaks, molting males (in a great variety of molt stages) and females outnumbered breeding-plumaged males.
From: Bulletin Board for Dissemination of Information on Louisiana Birds <LABIRD-L...> on behalf of Bob Thomas <rathomas...>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2018 9:16 AM
Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] More Grosbeaks
I live about 1.5 mi from Nancy (as the grosbeck flies) and I hav 25 at the
moment. Same pattern of daily visits she has been reporting - including
indigos. Daughter Aimee lives in NOLA near Nashville & Claiborne and has
On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 9:06 AM, Nancy L Newfield <nancy...>
> I'm seeing another day of heavy Rose-breasted Grosbeak traffic at the
> feeders, which I am keeping well-stocked with sunflower seed. I need to
> put more peanut butter suet out, too.
> Just a few minutes ago, I counted 15 Grosbeaks on the feeder, but something
> spooked them all and now they are gone . . . maybe for a little while,
> maybe for good. Fun while it lasts . . .
> Nancy L Newfield
> Casa Colibrí
> Metairie, Louisiana USA
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