They could have been eating grit/salt too. Last year during the Siskin invasion (I live in southwestern CT), I often had 30-50 JUST on the driveways eating the sand put down for the ice.
Whatever it was.... it must have been a great way to start the day!
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> Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2010 08:22:24 -0500
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] Snow buntings in Randolph Center
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> What a gift to have 8-10 snow buntings choose your driveway for their
> activities. I suppose they are finding seeds in the many cracks in our old
> blacktop. Their synchronized flight and bright patterns are a delight to
> the senses.
> Kathy Leonard
> Randolph Center
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