Date: 6/24/18 12:30 pm
From: Carol Muth <suzmuth...>
Subject: Re: [Maine-birds] Purple Finches, Roque Bluffs 24 June
Thank you Bob, Craig, and anyone else who thinks I can safely report this
as an adult feeding young purple finch :-)

On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 2:13 PM, Bob Crowley <crbob...> wrote:

> To my eyes you have a male feeding a fledgling Purple Finch.
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> Bob Crowley
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> Chatham, NH
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> *From: *Carol Muth <suzmuth...>
> *Sent: *Sunday, June 24, 2018 1:34 PM
> *To: *Maine Birds <maine-birds...>
> *Subject: *[Maine-birds] Purple Finches, Roque Bluffs 24 June
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> I hardly ever see any bird behavior, even though I hear the birds singing
> all around me every day. This Breeding Atlas has been a frustration for me,
> However. Two pair of Purple Finches have been at our feeder for more than a
> month. Around noon I looked out the window and Purple Finches were doing
> something. I think this is a fledgling and an adult male. But the Adult is
> larger than the other finch, so maybe it's not what it looks like, a young
> bird begging for food.
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> If you can stand looking at three photos taken through a double-glazed
> window with a 10Xzoom 10 year old point-and-shoot, please let me know if
> you think this is not an adult feeding young. I don't want to post to
> Breeding Atlas until I am sure.
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> www.acadiabirds.wordpress.com
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> Also, Wally, while he was taking his morning walk, flushed four
> juvenile winter wrens from their nest or hiding place under leaves in the
> ravine next to our place yesterday. They sat in a row on a branch on the
> ground and he quickly left so he would not disturb them.
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