Date: 11/12/20 2:13 pm
From: Falconer Will <falconerwill07...>
Subject: Re: Evening Grosbeaks! - Clearfield County
Wish I could see some in Perry County at my feeders. LOL

Will Weyant
Loysville, PA

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From: Bird discussion list for Pennsylvania <PABIRDS...> On Behalf Of Rick & Marianne Atkinson
Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:39 PM
To: <PABIRDS...>
Subject: Evening Grosbeaks! - Clearfield County

I was lucky to happen to look out my sliding glass doors this morning to see
4 Evening Grosbeaks! My mouth dropped open! So many people have been reporting them in PA that I was wondering if I would ever get any! There was
1 male with his harem of 3 females. I did not notice any bands. They were only here from 9:00 to 9:05 and had a sunflower chip snack before moving on.

This is a new yard bird for this location. I have lived here in the "country" for almost 27 years. I had tons of Evening Grosbeaks in the 80s when I lived in the town of DuBois.

One year there was a big flock of them in DuBois in the 80s that stayed at my house into May. They ate so many sunflower seeds that I was kind of anxious for them to leave. Little did I know that it would sadly be decades until I would see them again! :-(

Marianne Atkinson
Clearfield County near DuBois

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