[Tweeters] Re: band-tailed pigeons

Larry D Marsh larrydmarsh at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 22:33:52 PDT 2015


We had about 30 crows do the same thing today. Never seen this many near our place in Spokane Valley!

Larry

Larry D Marsh

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> On Sep 6, 2015, at 9:21 PM, Martha Jordan <mj.cygnus at gmail.com> wrote:

>

> For many years I have had band-tailed pigeons coming to my front yard feeder for black oil sunflower seeds. There have been between 5 and 30 that come on a daily basis.

> Today I noticed them flying into my back yard and landing on the grass. They immediately went to work pecking for food. Two Northern flickers joined them. They stayed for about 15 minutes then all flew off.

>

> Has anyone observed this type of feeding for this species? Why now after so many years of not going into the back yard?

>

> I hope they keep coming back.

>

> Martha Jordan

> Everett, WA

>

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