Date: 6/5/18 8:27 am
From: Marie P. Read <mpr5...>
Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskins (3+)
I had a single Pine Siskin a few days ago at my feeder, and I had the same experience as Asher...very tame bird, but looked adult...
Marie

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From: <bounce-122618940-5851667...> [<bounce-122618940-5851667...>] on behalf of Asher Hockett [<veery715...>]
Sent: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:19 AM
To: John Confer
Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L
Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskins (3+)

Our siskins are generally tame. I can approach within a few feet of the feeders before they flee. And they don't seem to react at all to my calling the cat, whereas the jays and squirrels run like heck.

On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 6:24 AM, John Confer <confer...><mailto:<confer...>> wrote:

Two days ago (3 June) I heard what I thought was siskin calls near our feader and yesterday two landed on our feeder while at least one more was in a nearby tree. One at the feeder was extremely tame allowing approach within a few feet. Seemed like possible fledgling, but that's only a guess. I haven't heard/seen any other siskins since winter incursion. If they nested in the area, it wasn't very close.


John

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