There were no goldfinches on the Mad River/Northfield and
Hinesburg/Huntington CBCs (my recollection as a participant), none at my
feeder since November, but a large number of redpolls everyday.
Yesterday I traveled with two others to Montreal Botanical Gardens to look
for the European Goldfinch that has been reported there. There were plenty
of American Goldfinches, and we found the European, hanging out with his
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Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Where have all the goldfinch gone?
> The goldfinches are fine and feeding at my yard in beautiful downtown
> Sue Wetmore
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>> Long time passing...
>> But seriously, we seem to have very few around the feeders this
>> 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