I agree, good phrase (song), where have they gone????
We had 2 Redpolls each day on the 23rd, 24th, and 29th of November and the
last Goldfinch we had was on the 20 of November. Up to that day we had many
at the 4 niger feeders. None since!
It has been a mystery.
> From: Larry and Mona Rogers <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 07:34:24 -0500
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] Where have all the goldfinch gone?
> Long time passing...
> But seriously, we seem to have very few around the feeders this winter. We've
> got large raucous mobs of redpolls at the niger seed feeder, but no
> goldfinches. How were goldfinch numbers doing in this year's Christmas
> Larry and Mona