frequent winter visitors

7 Jan

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 The red polls have been demolishing the seeds on my tree out front, and now that the seeds are dwindling, they have recently caught onto eating from my feeder. What cuties! Common Red Polls can endure the coldest temperatures of all songbirds. Because they don’t have much body fat, they are constantly eating to keep their metabolism up. This is the reason why I’ve seen these little devils, almost every single day, eating their hearts content in my front yard.

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  1. the house finch | - 19/05/2014

    […] House where you may remember a few cuties like red-polls and chipping sparrows from post these: frequent winter visitors, the birds are back and chipping sparrow.  When we first moved to Castlegar, there was a short one […]

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