[CT Birds] Paucity of winter birds in NW CT

David Provencher hikerbirder1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 10:17:32 EST 2018

No real paucity of birds down here in Preston. Probably my highest cost of
bird seed in several years. Lacking goldfinches, which we had tons of last
year, but many white-throated Sparrows and juncos. Many blackbirds,
including the on-again-off-again yellow-headed blackbird, and quite a few
Blue Jays Etc.

Dave Provencher

On Jan 14, 2018 8:29 PM, "Carrier Graphics via CTBirds" <
ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> I have lived and birded often here in the North Western part of CT for
> over 45 years now, and this winter has been the worst winter ever! Their
> are no birds to see and mention at all. And the cone crop up here is well
> above average. Is it this bad in the rest of CT as well? Not only a paucity
> of winter birds, but even regulars are down it seems everywhere. Would love
> to hear from you all on this.....Paul CarrierPs - Water birds not included
> inland for most waters are frozen here.
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