Date: 1/19/19 4:37 pm From: Jane Stein <jeshawks...> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Robins in winter
Absolutely. I have little groups visiting briefly all winter (male and female). Don't know what percent stick around, but many of them do. Like Robins, they change their diet in wintertime from bugs to berries left on trees, etc.
On Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:44:11 -0500, Laura Bonazinga Bouyea <laurabonazinga...> wrote: > Could it be possible that we had a blue bird in our backyard today? In > these temps? It definitely looked like one. > > Laura Bonazinga Bouyea, M.S., CCC-SLP > Vermont Speech Language Pathology > University of Vermont > The Stern Center for Language & Learning > > Confidentiality Notice: > This message, and any attachments, may contain information that is > confidential, privileged, and/or protected from disclosure under state and > federal laws that deal with the privacy and security of medical > information. If you received this message in error or through inappropriate > means, please reply to this message to notify the Sender that the message > was received by you in error, and then permanently delete this message from > all storage media, without forwarding or retaining a copy. > >> On Jan 19, 2019, at 5:35 PM, Jane Stein <jeshawks...> wrote: >> >> Another interesting article from the Cool Green Science site, this one >> about robins. Only the first section addresses robins in winter, but the >> rest is about their migratory behavior (many but not all do the >> North/South >> route), and other behaviors. >> >> https://blog.nature.org/science/2018/02/07/why-are-you-seeing-robins-in-winter/ >> >> I've occasionally seen mobs of robins hanging out together in the woods >> in >> very early spring, still winter by our reckoning and that of the birds. >> >> Jane >> (Shoreham)