[CT Birds] Blue Jays plus Where have all the goldfinches gone?

Brian Webster b.webster at hotmail.com
Mon May 3 11:11:20 EDT 2010


The goldfinches are at my house!!  I have 3-4 pairs nesting along the wood edges.  Still WTSPs too... including juveniles yet to molt, and a single Junco.

Brian Webster
Stratford, CT
b.webster at hotmail.com
http://thebirdmojo.blogspot.com/
 
 



 
> Date: Mon, 3 May 2010 09:54:24 -0400
> From: mswanhall at earthlink.net
> To: barbaragarrett at optonline.net; ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Blue Jays plus Where have all the goldfinches gone?
> 
> 
> That's right - I had goldfinches at thistle feeders a few weeks ago - up to 10 at a time - but in the last week, hardly any.
> 
> Marty in Woodbury
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Barbara Garrett <barbaragarrett at optonline.net>
> >Sent: May 3, 2010 9:50 AM
> >To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> >Subject: [CT Birds] Blue Jays plus Where have all the goldfinches gone?
> >
> >Blue Jays are in the crow family (Cordivae), so it's not at all surprising they are very smart.
> >
> >I'm wondering where all the goldfinches I had at my feeder about a week ago have gone? Were they just passing through? There have been many years in which I've had large flocks stay all summer.
> >
> >Other notable here are the WOOD THRUSHES, although being a novice, I've had a hard time discerning whether they are wood or hermit thrushes (as I've only heard them).
> >
> >Barbara
> >north Stamford
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