[CT Birds] Goldfinches?
PCOMINS at audubon.org
Tue Jun 4 08:23:19 EDT 2013
I have noticed goldfinches to be quite nomadic, abundant some years and harder to find in others, and likewise distribution-wise, sometimes much more abundant in some areas than others, varying by year or even month. I guess that shouldn't be surprising considering the habitats of their siskin and redpoll cousins.
Patrick M. Comins
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From: CTBirds on behalf of Jan Hollerbach
Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 7:43 AM
To: Barbara Garrett
Cc: CT Birds
Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Goldfinches?
I have had American Goldfinches at my Nyjer feeder this year, all through winter and still this Spring. I had around 8 (at one time, so maybe more) this winter. With the coming of their breeding plumage, it turns out most if those were males. Some of those seem to have taken off, and now I see 2 females and at least 3 males coming to the feeder along with a few House Finches.
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On Jun 4, 2013, at 6:03 AM, Barbara Garrett <barbaragarrett at optonline.net> wrote:
> Has anyone seen goldfinches? I had a few that passed through (I assume) in early-to-mid-May, but none since.
> north Stamford
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