[CT Birds] Winter food for raptors

Jan Hollerbach smilifase at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 22:14:02 EST 2012


I'm in the same boat as Don. Two years ago I couldn't stand on my deck without getting clocked by acorns. They were everywhere and thick!  Last year very few. And this year none.

Jan hollerbach

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On Nov 30, 2012, at 6:27 PM, Mntncougar at aol.com wrote:

> I have a white oak and a red oak in my yard, and last year they had very  
> few acorns. This year they have zip zero nada. I've lived here for 40 years 
> and  that's the first time that ever happened.
> Also, I have a shagbark hickory and a pignut hickory. The shagbark had no  
> nuts for the first time ever and the pignut had very few, which all fell 
> before  they were ripe.  And they also had almost none last year. Never saw 
> that  before either.
> Needless to say, the squirrels are mobbing my feeders. But the good news  
> is, there are less squirrels than usual around my yard, and I assume that has 
> to  do with the nut crop failures back to back.
> 
> Don Morgan
> Coventry
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