Had a female evening grosbeak at the feeder for the past two days in
Waterbury! Haven’t seen or heard her today.
On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 11:30 Liz Lackey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I heard what a thought was an Evening Grosbeak on Wednesday in Stowe. I
> tracked it down and saw a single male feeding among the leaves high in a
> poplar tree. I haven’t seen an Evening Grosbeak in this area for years.
> I do remember my mother complaining about them hogging all the seeds at the
> feeders when I was a kid back in the 1960s. We had large flocks during the
> winter at our feeders then.
> Liz Lackey
> > On Oct 15, 2020, at 11:34 PM, Kevin Tolan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Thanks for the update! Check out the winter finch forecast<
> https://finchnetwork.org/winter-finch-forecast-2020> for the season. It
> seems that they're predicting a decent influx of Redpolls, Crossbills, Pine
> Siskins, and Evening Grosbeaks this winter.
> > ________________________________
> > From: Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of R Stewart <
> [log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2020 10:53 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [VTBIRD] Evening Grosbeaks surprise
> > Where there is not quantity, there is quality! It 's been a loooooog,
> > time since I have seen EVGR at my feeders.
> > ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> > From: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Date: Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 10:45 PM
> > Subject: eBird Report
> - My yard birds - 324 Morse Hill Rd. E. Dorset, Oct
> > 15, 2020
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > My yard birds - 324 Morse Hill Rd. E. Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, US
> > Oct 15, 2020 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
> > Protocol: Stationary
> > Checklist Comments: 50s - 60s Sunny, windy in afternoon. Very little
> > activity BUT EVGR surprise
> > 16 species
> > Mourning Dove 2
> > Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
> > Downy Woodpecker 1
> > Hairy Woodpecker 1
> > Pileated Woodpecker 1 heard
> > Blue Jay 6
> > Tufted Titmouse 3
> > Brown Creeper 1 delighted to see!
> > American Robin 1
> > Evening Grosbeak 2 Surprised to see! Very briefly at back feeder
> > high up in tree. No opportunity for photo.
> > Purple Finch 6
> > American Goldfinch 7
> > Dark-eyed Junco 7
> > White-crowned Sparrow 2
> > White-throated Sparrow 3
> > Northern Cardinal 1
> > View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S74868986
> > This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (
> > --
> > Ruth Stewart
> > E. Dorset VT