Date: 6/27/18 6:34 am From: DAVID KOCH <davilene...> Subject: Re: Unusual Downy Behavior, Lycoming Co.
I, too, occasionally have downies, a hairy (only two or three times), orioles, chickadees, titmice, and even once a rose-breasted grosbeak at a sugar/water feeder, although the grosbeak never returned.
Arlene Koch Easton, PA Northampton County <davilene...>
On Tuesday, June 26, 2018 8:01 AM, Paul Blank <paulblank...> wrote:
I have a variety of birds, including downy woodpeckers and chickadees, that
enjoy taking regular "hits" from the humingbird nectar feeders!
From: Joanne George
Sent: Monday, June 25, 2018 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Unusual Downy Behavior, Lycoming Co.
We have seen this several times here in Franklin County.
On Mon, Jun 25, 2018, 4:45 PM Rob Blye <rwblye...> wrote:
> I have not seen this behavior myself, but a birding friend told me
> yesterday that she has a woodpecker, I assume downy or red-bellied, that
> comes to the hummingbird feeder regularly and drinks the juice.
> Robert W. Blye
> 34603 Doe Run
> Lewes DE 19958-3332
> 302 945-8618
> 610 213-2413 mobile
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 2:08 PM, Rosemary Lunz <rlunz58...> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > For the past few days I observed a Downy woodpecker (possibly more than
> > individual) feeding at the hummingbird feeder. I trained my bino's on
> > it
> > and confirmed that it was indeed drinking from the openings! Has anyone
> > seen this before?
> > Rosemary Lunz
> > Warrensville