Date: 11/19/20 9:37 am
From: Kim Sargeant <grammiekims...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Can’t ID
There is definitely fruit pulp on the driveway. I noted it when I walked
down to my mail box. Good clue. Thanks.

Kim
Hookerville. a.k.a. South Cabot.

On Thu, Nov 19, 2020 at 12:30 PM alison wagner <alikatofvt...> wrote:

> One thing to look for if they are grosbeaks: They get pulp on their bills
> as they work the berries to get the seeds. Also look for uneaten apples on
> the ground. Waxwings swallow the crab apples whole.
>
> Ali
> Huntington
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kim Sargeant" <grammiekims...>
> To: "Vermont Birds" <VTBIRD...>
> Sent: Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:06:58 AM
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Can’t ID
>
> 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
>
 
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