We had Gray Jays at the bird feeders today in the middle of a particularly nasty snow squall. I think that's a late date for me at feeders, I know some folks get them year round, but for us it's a fall thing.
They were eating/gathering from a huge block of suet, peanut butter and peanuts that we place on platform feeders.
I also heard Redpolls again today but still haven't seen any on feeders, just gleaning seeds from trees.
Added by Dwayne Biggar on December 28, 2010 at 3:51pm — No Comments
Yesterday, December 9, 2:00 pm, I was in the lineup at the Mountain Road Mc'Donald's (Churchill Street) Moncton, when a Herring Gull, I believe, flew over. I noticed someting different with the wings. There was, what I thought, two circular tags on both wings.
It has been a busy week giving school programs, but I did manage a few brief stops along the way. On Wednesday, December 8th, I gave a few presentations in Cap Pelé, and on the way back home I stopped at several known locations to check out what might be moving. At the Kouchibouguac River next to the Alouette Motel along rte 133, there was a raft of about 100 Goldeneyes, including at least 10 Barrows. Then, at the Robichaud Wharf, there were quite a few ducks,…Continue