Date: 6/22/20 7:27 pm From: Nancy A Carter <revnacarter...> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Downy Behavior
I have observed Downy Woodpeckers freeze like a statue when a hawk is nearby and/or the Blue Jays have cried out with a warning that a predator is near.
Nancy Carter Ticonderoga, NY
On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 4:15 PM Martha Pfeiffer < <0000001a1bef7484-dmarc-request...> wrote:
> Does anyone know why the Downy will posture upright at the feeder and > remain statuesque for awhile? I've also seen the hairy display such > behavior though not as frequently as the Downy. > > Martha Pfeiffer, Dorset >