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Delta, BC, Canada
The theoretical maximum of Pine Siskins you can have on the sunflower seed dispenser is eight … if we cram everyone together.
It’s funny how we went from no Pine Siskins, to a lone Pine Siskin showing up one day when we decided to sprinkle a wee bit more nyjer to the seed bowls and gazebo feeders.
Then that one Pine Siskin told two friends, and those two friends told two more friends who told two more friends … and suddenly we have a construction crew of Pine Siskins, working to take down that dispenser. A total of 16 showed up on one day, but getting all of them in the picture was just asking too much. 🙂
Week 13: Finches & Friends
One at a Time, Please
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