[Tweeters] Tweeters] Pine Sisken in a feeder

ck park travelgirl.fics at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 12:38:11 PST 2020


i had this happen with a black-capped chickadee a few years back. photo
available upon request (unless tweeters' attachment policy has changed
(unlikely)) :)

00 caren
ParkGallery.org
george davis creek, north fork


On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 12:32 PM Diane Weinstein <diane_weinstein at msn.com>
wrote:


> Several years ago I had a Pine Sisken trapped in a tube feeder. He flew

> away when I opened it up. I mentioned it to the salesperson at Wild Birds

> Unlimited and she said that some of the small birds, especially small

> juveniles will fall into the ports trying to reach the seed.

>

> Diane Weinstein

> Sammamish

>

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> *From:* Tweeters <tweeters-bounces at mailman11.u.washington.edu> on behalf

> of Hank H <h.heiberg at yahoo.com>

> *Sent:* Thursday, January 30, 2020 7:58 AM

> *To:* Tweeters <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> *Subject:* [Tweeters] Tweeters] Pine Sisken in a feeder

>

> At Marymoor Park in Redmond, we saw a Chestnut-backed Chickadee inside the

> cylindrical seed feeder located on the east side of the park office

> building. There was a Black-capped Chickadee on the feeder poking its head

> in the feeder openings. After a short period, the Chestnut-backed

> Chickadee escaped out of a side hole and both chickadees flew off. The top

> was on the feeder the whole time.

>

> Hank Heiberg

> Issaquah, WA

>

> *From:* mary hrudkaj <mch1096 at hotmail.com>

> *Date:* January 30, 2020 at 7:39:12 AM PST

> *To:* Tweeters Tweeters Bird Chat <tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> *Subject:* *[Tweeters] Pine Sisken in a feeder*

>

> When I went out to put out feed for all the feathered folks in the yard I

> got a surprise when I took the metal lid off the sunflower feeder. Out

> flew a pine sisken! Fortunately it flew off into the trees and not into my

> face. Sure would like to know how that little guy managed to get the lid

> open. At least it had a comfortable abode for the night. Plenty of food,

> shelter from the rain and predators. Maybe the other siskens dared it to

> go in. You never know what siskens might do.

>

> Mary Hrudkaj

> Belfair/Tahuya

>

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