I have just seen both male and female rose breasted grosbeaks and now the male is busybody singing ,for the first time in weeks. I think they are working on batch two.
> On Jun 21, 2018, at 8:07 PM, carolclyde <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> First time in weeks I have seen a female rose breasted grosbeak at my platform feeder at 7:50 pm just before I took down my feeders for the night.
> Observed hierarchy at the feeders:
> Grackles chase away wps, cardinal chases away grosbeak from the feeders. Woodpeckers and doves stay at feeders if my husband or I go near the feeding area; grackles and cardinals fly away. Interesting. Cardinals will come back if I stand quietly leaning against the house in the proximity of the feeders, but grackles fly in and turn around and leave.
> Carol YarnellSouth Alburgh
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