[CT Birds] Fw: Pine Siskin Diet in CT - Help
carriergraphics at sbcglobal.net
Sat Nov 24 09:25:04 EST 2012
Sorry. Some have asked me if I wanted to know what Siskins eat from our feeders.
I am actually interested in what you might have seen them eating from, in the
I have studied this for years, and want to ad to my records.
Thank you - Paul
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From: Carrier Graphics <carriergraphics at sbcglobal.net>
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Subject: Pine Siskin Diet in CT - Help
I would appreciate it, if you could ad your sightings to this list...
I have observed PINE SISKIN over the years eating the following:
White Birch "
Yellow Birch "
Swamp Alder "
New England Aster
Dandelion - a pair nested here one year, and I observed them feeding from this
plant in the spring.
Goldenrod - Saw these birds this year exploring within this plant, but did not
what they were eating. Seeds or insects?
Evening Primrose -?
Small cones seem to be the only cones Ive seen them eating from.
Have seen Siskin eating-gleaning- seeds from trees on the snow surface.
Mostly Birch seeds. Thanks...
Paul Carrier - Harwinton
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