Date: 4/30/18 11:33 am From: Jerry Davis
<jwdavis...> Subject: Re: overrun with orioles
Male and female Rosebreasted Grosbeaks have been at my feeders for a week and male Baltimore orioles have been here for 4 days. They started off using the hummingbird feeders like the Downy and Redbellied woodpeckers do and now they are feasting on orange halves.
Jerry Wayne Davis Hot Springs
This must be a very good year for orioles - and Rose-breasted > grosbeaks. We've had several grosbeaks at our feeder over a number of > days, and probably two different male Baltimore Orioles on different > days. Today at Woolsey, rather unexpectedly, Donald Ouellette and I saw > a female Rose-breasted Grosbeak (I believe the first I've ever seen > there) and had several sightings of at least 2 Baltimore Orioles. > Donald is certain there were many more, as they all were coming from one > direction and leaving in the opposite. There may have been a female > Orchard Oriole, but id uncertain. I love it when these lovely birds are > here in numbers in spring. > > Joanie > > >