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October 23, 2014

Huge Red-winged Blackbird Flock Visits Pond

Populations in Canada and north U.S. migrate to southern States during the fall. Most populations do not begin migrating until October, but some (e.g., from west Canada) begin moving in August and September. They will generally migrate in flocks during the day. The males migrate before the females in the spring and after the females in the fall. The majority of this particular flock look to be male. 

October 23, 2014

Refilling the Feeders

Topping up the Cornell Lab Feeders is a daily job, and certainly not a bad one when you get to see the wonderful birds (and squirrels) feasting on the food you have provided. This clip shows the refilling of the WBU Tidy Cylinder Feeder http://shop.wbu.com/p/wbu-tidy-cylinder-feeder?pp=12 with a Deluxe Fare Seed Cylinder http://shop.wbu.com/p/deluxe-fare-seed-cylinder/specialty-bird-feeders. As you can see the Red-winged Blackbirds appreciated the new seed. 

October 23, 2014

FeederWatch Cam Wallpaper

Check out our new FeederWatch Cam wallpaper, illustrated by artist Anna Rettberg, and featuring nine species from our two cams! Download your own copy at http://bit.ly/feederwatchcam_wallpaper or click 'More...' for the link. The species featured in the wallpaper are: top left- Rose-breasted Grosbeak, middle left- American Goldfinch, bottom left- Northern Cardinal, on the feeder, top- White-breasted Nuthatch, middle- Hairy Woodpecker and bottom- Black-capped Chickadee and on the top right- Evening Grosbeak, middle right- Common Redpoll, bottom right- Gray Jay.  

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