[CT Birds] thistle seed

Amy Hopkins hopkinsus at cs.com
Sun Jan 8 15:08:50 EST 2012

Thistle seed has a short lifespan.  The seed dries up inside, so it should  
generally be discarded after about 6 months if not eaten.  You'll be amazed  
at the difference putting fresh seed in your feeder makes!  Whenever I see  
activity die off at my feeders, I know it's time for new seed.


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Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2012 11:23:57 -0500
From: Fran Zygmont <fzygmont at charter.net>
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Subject: [CT Birds] Iceland gull west Hartford
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Juv Iceland Gull at Bishop's Corner West Hartford @ 11:15 am circling with  
~75 gulls 



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Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2012 08:25:04 -0800 (PST)
From: Phil Asprelli <aspr82 at sbcglobal.net>
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The YT Warbler made an appearance at 9:20 am and returned every 1/2 hour  
thereafter as of 11:00 am.
Phil Asprelli


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1/8/12 Pink-footed Goose seen at Broad Brook Pond at 11:00, back of the  
pond, up on the shore preening, pink bill clearly visible.
Duncan and Stephanie Stewart


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Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2012 11:51:38 -0500
From: Barbara Garrett <barbaragarrett at optonline.net>
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Subject: [CT Birds] Thistle seed
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Hi everyone,

Does thistle seed go bad over time?  I've had some stored in an airtight  
container, but when I opened it this morning, I could the oil in it smelled  
a little rancid.  Does that matter?

north Stamford


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