Date: 4/28/18 6:49 pm From: Bob Bethune <bobbethune...> Subject: Re: [birders] Last Birds
As I noted in my previous post, juncos here were massing for departure.
Then I went away for a week. Since I came back and resumed watching my
feeders this past Thursday, there’s nary a junco to be seen. Da birdies is
On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Susan Horvath <shorvath...> wrote:
> Follow-up to my 4/15 post: I apparently jinxed myself by saying that
> the juncos would be here for awhile... as I often see them multiple
> weeks after Tree Sparrows leave, but, for some reason, I've never
> conscientiously tracked their departure. Anyway, I'd been so busy
> paying attention to the 3-4 Tree Sparrow stragglers (last seen 4/23)
> that I didn't notice until a week ago or so that *all* the juncos were
> gone! Did have a single junco for a bit this morning... and a Towhee
> (although heard one 4/22).
> Has anybody else noticed that their juncos left earlier than usual?
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 2:32 PM, Susan Horvath <shorvath...> wrote:
> > My Juncos will stay for a couple more weeks at least. (Ann Arbor)
> > My first Chipping Sparrow was Friday 4/13. That, on the other hand,
> > typically signals that the Tree Sparrows just left... either that day
> > or the day before. Rarely, I'll have Tree Sparrows a few more days...
> > including this morning.
> > On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 2:16 PM, Jack Smiley <jackrsmiley...>
> >> I still have six Juncos in my backyard today. Don't they know it's
> >> Jack
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