[CT Birds] when a storm is coming.

Roy Harvey rmharvey at snet.net
Fri Oct 26 20:32:36 EDT 2012

> But so far nothing more exotic than Common
> Grackles sucking the sunflower seeds out of my feeder at a
> breathtaking rate.  The only bird that they dont
> intimidate is my male Red-bellied Woodpecker.  (Not
> including raptors.  :-D)

For what it's worth, when I used safflower instead of sunflower I never saw a grackle.  Much harder to find, and more expensive, but when you factor in the savings from not feeding the grackles perhaps not that more expensive after all.

Roy Harvey
Beacon Falls, CT

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