[CT Birds] Some Siskins Trickling in

Janis LaPointe sunbirdjan at cox.net
Thu Nov 29 12:42:25 EST 2012

The day before Hurricane Sandy, I had about 32 siskins at my feeder in 
Enfield and 10 Purple Finches..  All left that day and have never returned.
Janis LaPointe
Enfield, CT
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Comins, Patrick" <PCOMINS at audubon.org>
To: <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 12:33 PM
Subject: [CT Birds] Some Siskins Trickling in

> For the most part the finch invasion has ground to a halt, pretty much 
> correlating with the day after my article on the subject was published. 
> Today though, I had 2 Pine Siskins at dawn on my feeder at home in Meriden 
> and there was a quick visit by 2-3 here at the Bent of the River in 
> Southbury.  Also, one really ratty looking Purple Finch has been here 
> since the time of Sandy.   Still a couple of Fox Sparrows as of yesterday 
> and one American Tree Sparrow visiting the feeders.  Pretty slow.
> Patrick M. Comins
> Director of Bird Conservation
> Audubon Connecticut
> 185 East Flat Hill Road
> Southbury, CT 06488
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> desk, but will check messages, email is a quicker way to reach me right 
> now)
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