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May 16, 2011


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The Zen Birdfeeder

Thanks for the report, Fred. Where are you located?

Fred Hawksley

This year we have two 2 male Rose- Breasted Grosbeaks that are sticking around for our black oil seeds.They are here daily.

The Zen Birdfeeder

Eileen, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks ARE stunning birds. You're comment is a good reminder to me to really appreciate the fact that they breed in my yard! Thanks for the comment and enjoy your grosbeaks while they're there.


I usually only see the Rose Breasted passing thru my yard. This year I must have missed the males because I only saw two females. They are beautiful birds.

The Zen Birdfeeder

John - well I'm glad to hear your orioles were late; gives me hope that mine are still to come! Sorry!


What a beauty! Great post Nancy. Baltimore Orioles just showed up in our yard Saturday, the latest I've ever recorded them. Warblers were a little late too. We've had persistent gales and northeast winds this spring, affecting the northward migration this year.

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