I think that they may have flown down to North Pownal? I am still filling my feeders once a day and I could easily fill my peanut feeder twice a day. Lots of doves and juncos on the ground....jays too! The suet feeder is nearly always occupied!
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> On Jan 1, 2019, at 10:26 AM, Robert Dudley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We can blame it on the climate. Went on my first bird walk here in Ohio and we had a yellow warbler along with white throated sparrows. Before we left Vermont I had plenty of Titmice and chickadees; especially on the colder days. I don't know where the Junoes have gone to, only one or two observed daily. None here in Ohio. Strange weather al around.
> From: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Martha & Bill McClintock <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 10:05 AM
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] Where have my birds gone?
> Happy New Year and a great year of birding to all.
> I do not do a good job of recording and submitting daily counts at my home
> feeders (Aha...a great resolution possibility!). But I realize that my
> daily visitors are WAY down. Chickadees, downy, and hairy woodpeckers
> still visit as well as an occasional nuthatch. But where are the titmice,
> the cardinals, juncoes, blue jays and mourning doves? While I worried
> about being eaten out of house and home a few weeks ago, I am now emptying
> unused feed to wash my feeders.
> Have others seen the same disappearance? Will the birds return when the
> snow does?
> Thanks for responses and offline is fine if this is not of interest to all.
> (Usually birding in) Westford