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Large numbers of Fox Sparrows at Brilyea and Buck Mountain.
15+ at Brilyea
8 at Buck Mountain

Greg
Vergennes

On 11/2/07, Richard Harlow <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> Here in Milton, the Siskins have moved, the Goldfinches have moved back,
> BUT
> the FOX SPARROWS have moved in.  Have 4 , the biggest number to
> date,  that
> decided for a week that they like it here.  Also, have 6+ Evening
> Grosbeaks
> that try to eek out some kind of fair before the Blue Jays take it all.
> Redwings in abundance (> 12); White-throats are sparodic as are other
> sparrows except Juncos.  Man, the JUNCO''S  just dominate my yard!
>
> If anyone has any suggestions how to discourage house cats from visiting
> bird feeding areas other than throwing an old shoe at them, growling at
> them
> or hissing I would be most appreciative.
>
> Please respond off list unless others are interested.
>
> Richard Harlow
> Milton, VT
> Arrowhead Lake Area
>