[Tweeters] Whidbey Rosy Finches - lesson learned

Steve Loitz steveloitz at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 08:08:28 PST 2014

Boo to the guy chumming those Rosy-finches with bird seed :( If they were
acting like the hundreds of Rosy-finches I see each year in the Cascades,
they would not have stuck around for long anyway.

On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 7:52 AM, Jean Ashby <jeanash66 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yesterday (11/4) afternoon about 2pm two Rosy Finches were again feeding

> by the picnic tables near Keystone Ferry. A photographer with a very long

> lens showed up, and after taking numerous pictures at about 5 feet from the

> birds, decided to throw out birdseed for them (in order to get them

> closer?). That, of course, immediately brought in the gulls and crows,

> which caused the finches to fly way down the beach, not to be seen again

> while we were there. I think there is some kind of lesson in that.


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Steve Loitz
Seattle, WA
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