Date: 11/19/20 8:24 am
From: David Guertin <dave...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Can’t ID
Female Pine Grosbeak was my thought too.

Dave G.

On 11/19/20 11:23 AM, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes wrote:
> Could these be female-type Pine Grosbeaks?
>
> https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Pine_Grosbeak/id
>
> The poor lighting may make them appear dull and gray. They usually sit rather motionless as they feed. Large, plump birds, munching and mashing ornamental or other crabapple-type fruits.
>
> Hope this helps!
>
> Sincerely,
> Chris T-H
>
>
> On Nov 19, 2020, at 11:06 AM, Kim Sargeant <grammiekims...><mailto:<grammiekims...>> wrote:
>
> For at least two days I have been seeing a small flock of birds feasting on
> the fruit of an ornamental apple. Tiny fruits.
>
> The birds are grosbeak size with the same type of tail. They seem to be
> mostly gray, darker on top, with some whitish wing bars. Though not bright
> white. The sky has been gray, gray birds, no binos while walking my pup. I
> haven’t found them in my Nat Geo Birds of North America book.
>
> Kim
>
> --
> Chris Tessaglia-Hymes
> PO Box 488
> 8 Etna Lane
> Etna, NY 13062
> 607-351-5740
>
 
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