[Tweeters] siskins

Hans-Joachim Feddern thefedderns at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 22:26:00 PST 2010


Caren, Tweeters,

We have had a flock of about 40-50 Pine Siskins here in Twin Lakes since the
first of the year, but none earlier this winter. I am starting to see some
flying around in pairs and they do breed in this neighborhood.

Good Birding!

Hans Feddern
Twin Lakes/Federal Way, WA.
thefedderns at gmail.com

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 9:11 AM, travel girl <travelgirl.fics at gmail.com>wrote:


> not sure about other people, but i miss the siskin invasions of the past

> two years at my feeder. they were not just there, but there in numbers...

> this winter season, not so much. in fact, right now is the first time i've

> seen more than one or two in a day in a long time...

>

> nice to see... oh, and they aren't nearly as picky as the red-breasted

> nuthatches in what they will eat :)

>

> i've even seen my steller's jays cart off whole peanuts, perhaps to eat

> them at leisure elsewhere. one intrepid individual attempted to chow down

> on a complete peanut (they are provided in-shell here at maison du park).

> he got it almost into his crop (an amazing feat in itself), then flew off.

> i'm not sure if he completed the transaction; hope so :)

>

> 00 caren

> http://www.ParkGallery.org

> george davis creek, north fork

>

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