[CT Birds] Backyard Birds

Sarah Faulkner sffaulkner at comcast.net
Thu Jun 30 21:33:28 EDT 2011


Same thing here in Collinsville -- a "poor, starving" baby chickadee was 
shaking its feathers and insisting on being fed today, and its parents just 
went on eating suet and ignoring it.  So much like humans with teens!

Sarah Faulkner

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jan Hollerbach" <smilifase at gmail.com>
To: "CT Ornithological Association COA" <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2011 8:52 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Backyard Birds


>I have been having the best time in the yard/garden watching bird goings 
>on. There are so many fledglings visiting the yard, feeders and baths - 
>Red-bellied Woodpecker, Titmice, Blue Jays, Cardinals, WB Nuthatches. 
>Checking out the odd vocalization here and there and seeing one of these 
>little guys fluffing up, fluttering their wings, shaking their booties and 
>vocalizing and begging to be fed. The young Titmice engage in these wild 
>chases around the yard. And the nuthatches chase each other around and 
>around the tree. It's really a beautiful thing to see.
>
> Thanks to all at CT Birds for helping me expand my birding horizons. I'm 
> very thankful to be a part of a community of nice, interesting and 
> good-humored people.
>
> Happy July 4th weekend to everyone!
>
> Jan Hollerbach
>
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