[Tweeters] Townsend's Warbler at feeders?
danmcdt at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 13:25:11 PST 2021
We had a female Townsend’s warbler at our seed feeder, and occasionally the nectar feeder, for several weeks, beginning 1/26 this year.
> On Dec 14, 2021, at 10:59 AM, Max Kingsbury <max.kingsbury at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been seeing a Townsend's warbler at my Licton Springs (north of Green Lake) suet cake feeder about once a week over the last month or two.
> I have likewise had an Orange Crowned Warbler that oscillates between the hummingbird feeder and the suet feeder. The local Anna's seem very chuffed about it.
>> On Tue, Dec 14, 2021 at 10:30 AM THOMAS BENEDICT <benedict.t at comcast.net> wrote:
>> It seems like we usually get Townsend’s by now here in Burien, but haven’t seen any yet this season. But we haven’t tried marshmallows yet. All we have is suet.
>> An Orange Crowned Warbler arrived last week to keep the lone Ruby Crowned Kinglet company.
>> Tom Benedict
>> Seahurst, WA
>>> On 12/14/2021 9:21 AM birdmarymoor at gmail.com wrote:
>>> Tweets – for two weeks now, we’ve had what looks to be a first year female TOWNSEND’S WARBLER coming to our seed feeders, usually a couple of times a morning.
>>> I’m using a no-mess blend from the West Seattle True Value store, which is sunflower chips and peanut chips, I believe. She’s also fed at another feeder that has sunflower chips mixed with niger. Sometimes she goes to the suet as well.
>>> Has anyone else had a Townsend’s regularly visiting their feeders? Birds of the World lists only a very old report: “In winter, visits feeding stations where cheese, marshmallows, and peanut butter are offered (Bent 1953b).”
>>> (She just came back for at least her 2nd visit of the morning).
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