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July 31, 2009


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The Zen Birdfeeder

HummFdr - but you tried!

Hummingbird Feeders

Well I did not get them all right. Thanks for sharing the information.

The Zen Birdfeeder

Great job everyone and thanks for taking a shot at it!


I really don't know, so I am just going to guess!

Blue Jay
Mourning Dove
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Cardinal
White-breasted Nuthatch
American Goldfinch
Black-capped Chickadee

Lindsey D.

Here is my guess! I sat here trying to recall from memory how much it felt they weighed when I was banding last summer. We'll see how good my weight memory is. :P

Mourning Dove (heaviest)
Blue Jay
Northern Cardinal
Downy Woodpecker
White-breasted Nuthatch
American Goldfinch
Black-capped Chickadee (lightest and oh-so tiny)


Mourning Dove, Blue Jay, Cardinal, Downy, Nutty, Goldfinch and Chick-a Dee. Great challenge! I had better have it right, or I am apt to be in trouble with the boss!

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