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Old 01-01-2014, 03:54 PM   #1
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We had our first fox sparrow on the lonicera sempervirens yesterday.
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Old 01-01-2014, 09:47 PM   #2
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Lucky you Rebek. It has been years since I've seen a fox sparrow.
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Old 01-02-2014, 08:06 AM   #3
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Lucky you Rebek. It has been years since I've seen a fox sparrow.
I had to look it up as I'd never seen one before.
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I had to look it up as I'd never seen one before.
I had to look them up too...because I think I've been getting them...although I'm still not sure that is what I have.
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:14 AM   #5
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Yesterday I saw a white crowned sparrow and an eastern towhee at my feeders. My bluebird houses are all cleaned out so the birds can huddle in them at night to stay warm.
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That's funny I just looked out at my feeders and I have an Eastern Towhee as well! It's 6 degrees out right now with a wind chill of -30 all the birds look pretty cold glad I filled up all the feeders yesterday BRRRRRRRrrrrrr!
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And I worry that it will be 6 tonight with a wind chill of 0. Brrr indeed! Makes me feel sorry for the birds. How do they keep their feet from freezing?
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Not a bird but just now I saw a red fox running across the field, over the lane into the woods and then back over the lane again with a friend, the two disappearing into the tall grass next to the sycamore grove. In the ten plus years we've been here we've never seen a fox, they are so fast!!!
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My bluebird houses are all cleaned out so the birds can huddle in them at night to stay warm.
Mine are cleaned out as well...I've been wanting to open them during the day to see if there are any signs they are using them...but I don't think there would be anything that would allow me to be certain.

Congrats on your towhee and sparrow.
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That's funny I just looked out at my feeders and I have an Eastern Towhee as well!
Yours too, recurve.
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