I had male and female House Finches at my feeders this past weekend.
Linda Verchereau Becker
From: Patti Haynes
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 6:10 AM
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Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Spring Tease
Yup. Our resident Cardinal was singing the same tune Tuesday afternoon too.
It was a pleasant surprise on a chilly afternoon.
Patti Haynes, sent from my iPod
On Jan 28, 2014, at 9:53 PM, Paul Wieczoreck <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> At first I thought I was daydreaming, but after throwing open the window
> it was loud and clear - a male Cardinal was singing an emphatic "what what
> what chew chew chew chew".Yesterday's brief warm up must have been the
> spark to get this guy going but I had to wonder, was it that "Song Maker"
> brand bird seed that I've been doling out all winter? (Maybe a little
> avian testosterone sprikled on that seed mix?) Unfortunately no encore
> today - back to the deep freeze and daydreaming about spring. but it sure
> was a sweet interlude.
> Paul Wieczoreck