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Finch Frenzy!
« on: January 14, 2018, 12:54:11 PM »
We have anywhere from 30 to 60 finches at a time visiting the feeder.
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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2018, 01:51:08 PM »
Cool HD.  You sure have a lot of wildlife at your place.  We will have no birds and then all of a sudden the feeder is full.  Love watching them.  We got to watch a fox awhile back on the hill that is maybe 80 yards from the house.  He was catching mice and then throwing them up in the air and catching them again, just like a cat would do.  I was going to trap the fox and an occasional bobcat that we have had on our trail camera but then pulled the 2 traps on my trap line.  Would rather have them catch the rodents.   Sure would like to have a bobcat fur though. 

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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2018, 05:26:39 PM »
We have a bird here that they call a "redpoll"
Is that a type of Finch too?

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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018, 06:01:43 PM »
We have a bird here that they call a "redpoll"
Is that a type of Finch too?

I ain't sure....are those the ones that look like a sparrow with the lite pink or purple breast?
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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 06:14:49 PM »
I "borrowed" this picture from another site, because I don't have camera skills.
But, this is what they look like.

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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2018, 06:15:21 PM »
Yep CARP a Redpoll is in the finch  family
HD your bird may be a house finch or a purple finch.
 We dont have many birds around this snoowless winter,Only snow that stayed is a few days ago bout 1 inch! Its been really brown out my way!!
 
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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2018, 09:52:43 PM »
We have anywhere from 30 to 60 finches at a time visiting the feeder.

Geez, do you use a telescope to see your feeders?  :scratch:
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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2018, 07:34:24 AM »
We have a bird here that they call a "redpoll"
Is that a type of Finch too?

Yup. "Redpoll Finch" or "common redpoll". Lots of 'em at my feeder...
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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2018, 07:58:20 AM »
Hh no skuirrels??? :rotflmao:
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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2018, 08:03:46 AM »
Nope. They're resting peacefully.  :evil:
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Re: Finch Frenzy!
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2018, 05:19:50 PM »
We have anywhere from 30 to 60 finches at a time visiting the feeder.

Geez, do you use a telescope to see your feeders?  :scratch:

You must not be following the threads....yup, my 🐦 feeder line is on a cable behind the house about 20 yards out from the back of the house.
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