[CT Birds] lack of fear

Kathy Van Der Aue kathyvda at gmail.com
Thu Aug 1 11:22:44 EDT 2013

Our yard is full of little chippies right now too.  They must have been
quite successful as I don't remember seeing so many in past years.  As to
the demise of your little one, I guess we can blame "survival of the
fittest."  :(

Kathy Van Der Aue
Southport, Connecticut
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On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Carrier Graphics <
carriergraphics at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Yesterday, as I was pulling into my driveway next to the other car, Their
> was an Immature Chipping Sparrow perched on the cars roof. I have seen 3
> all week in the yard. I opened the door, and it stayed there, 3 feet away.
> Was this intentional or was it hurt? As I slowly approached, it flew off as
> it should.
> Unfortunately the next day, i spotted breast feathers under the feeder.
> Seems this bird might have found its end from a predator who took advantage
> from that birds lack of fear for the world as it is. Maybe this is how that
> lack of fear gene gets eliminated?
> Paul Carrier - Harwinton
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