Mother’s Day bird visitations – grosbeaks, purple finch, pigeons, cowbirds

John Tschopp reports a busy bird feeder for Mother’s Day on the weekened

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To see two kinds of Grosbeaks side by side, one has to come to Pemberton. The picture shows one Black headed Grosbeak, male, three Evening Grosbeaks, one male two females and a male Purple Finch. So much colour !

Tschopp admits to having a soft spot for the black headed Grosbeak. Black-headed Grosbeaks. They have been back in the valley for a little over a week now.

This fellow was sitting in the blossoms and I just couldn’t help it to take another picture.

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Moments later 10 Band tailed Pigeons crowded onto the same feeder.

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Brown headed Cowbirds don’t need a cow, a horse will do.

Photos courtesy John Tschopp

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