[CT Birds] Backyard Birds
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!
----- 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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