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Red Breasted Grosbeak!

Postby Hosta12_Ia » May 05, 2008 5:50 pm

I have a red breasted grosbeak at my feeder...if the kids will quit making noise and scaring it off. This is a first for me! I will have to see if I can get a picture.
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Postby nanny_56 » May 05, 2008 9:20 pm

Aren't they beautiful!! I had a female show up this morning and just as I was getting ready to take the pic a %&@#* grackle scared her away!

Hope you get your pic!!
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Postby wishiwere » May 08, 2008 1:38 pm

Grackle, guns....there is a reason they both start with 'G' you know? You need to own one for the other! :( Hate those things!

Hope you get your pics!

Here is the one and only I have from june of 2003~ They always pic the closest feeder right outside the door and there's no way to get out and get a pic of them, so it's through a patio door and screen pic I believe. Hope your's is better! :D
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Postby Hosta12_Ia » May 08, 2008 5:13 pm

The kids must be too noisy. Haven't seen it again...boohoo.
Sure was pretty, though. Will have to settle for the Orioles. I have heard them, but haven't spied them, yet. It's not really settling, though, cuz I really like the Orioles.
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Postby nanny_56 » May 08, 2008 6:12 pm

I haven't seen mine for 2 days now either... :cry:

This is the last pic that I got of mine
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Postby LucyGoose » May 08, 2008 7:59 pm

We have got the most we have ever had this year!! I love them......they are at the suet and my feeder.....in the feeder I use what is called Cardinal food, then I add black oil sunflower seed and then safflower seed.....This is the first year I have added the safflower.......Plus, I have had this *gray* bird with a dark head top eating the jelly.....anyone know what that is? Sorry Jo
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Postby wishiwere » May 08, 2008 8:22 pm

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Postby LucyGoose » May 08, 2008 8:54 pm

Ya know Jane, I think that is it!! Thanks!!
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Postby wishiwere » May 08, 2008 9:34 pm

You know? Your welcome :) There quite quiet here, but I hear they can mimick other sounds in their surroundings. Maybe I'm wrong, but I like them. They forage for bugs among the hosta. My favorite type of bird :)
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