Date: 11/5/20 9:34 am From: Alan Contreras <acontrer56...> Subject: [obol] Re: Bird feeder question
Agree with Bob. Hawks come and go but if you keep feeding you will generate plenty of visitors.
> On Nov 5, 2020, at 9:30 AM, Bob Archer <rabican1...> wrote:
> Keep on doing what you are doing. IMO, inconsistent feeding during winter is more of an issue than a wonderful hawk. Enjoy the hawk.
> Bob Archer
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 9:16 AM Redacted sender drbethq for DMARC <dmarc-noreply...> <mailto:<dmarc-noreply...>> wrote:
> I am writing for advice about my bird feeders. We live next to wooded(oaks, maples, doug fir) area and have always had a nice variety of birds visiting/eating. A month ago visits abruptly stopped. I cleaned feeders, added new seeds, but currently only Stellers Jays, Spotted Towhees, chickadees infrequently visit. Last week I spotted a Coopers Hawk (I think) coming out of woods! I’m guessing he/she has spooked my visitors?
> What would you experienced bird feeders recommend? Take feeders down for a month and hope hawk moves on? Or?
> Thank you!
> Beth Quackenbush
> West Salem