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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby Placido » Thu Dec 31, 2015 10:41 pm

Glad your investment is paying dividends, Jacksparrow :yes:.
The question is, of course - was the demand there before the supply or have you attracted new customers ??
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby Jacksparrow » Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:23 pm

Placido wrote:Glad your investment is paying dividends, Jacksparrow :yes:.
The question is, of course - was the demand there before the supply or have you attracted new customers ??

The same thought occurred to me. :nod: I'd like to think the latter option as previously I rarely saw the old feeder using all 6 ports at once. I am ,however, now regretting not forking out a bit more cash and getting an even bigger one. :rolleyes:
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby Placido » Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:36 pm

Now now, one step at a time ....... :rolleyes:
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby peregrine » Wed Sep 21, 2016 2:26 pm

Ten Goldie chicks on the grass feeding on dropped sunflower hearts.
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby Placido » Tue Jan 03, 2017 8:41 pm

At 3.35 pm, juuuuust beginning to get a little dusky, a cloud of goldfinches suddenly landed in the birch tree. Must easily have been 20, even maybe 30. Stayed about a minute, just swapping places and flying around. No attempt to eat.
Maybe they were getting their second wind whilst on their way to somewhere.
Aaaanyway, a beautiful sight, if a tiny bit murky :)
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby nuthatch » Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:58 pm

:wow: Placi would have loved to have seen that, what a turn up! :rara:
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby Jacksparrow » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:31 pm

I think it is a"charm" of Goldfinches. I would have liked to see that lot. :nod:
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby Placido » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:39 pm

Actually it's a Herd ....... or is it a Shoal ??
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby Jacksparrow » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:21 pm

Placido wrote:Actually it's a Herd ....... or is it a Shoal ??

You're be silly now :nod: It's a gaggle :)
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Re: GOLDFINCHES

Postby Mike_k » Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:36 pm

Some goldfinch shots taken in December. We get anything from 1-5 on the niger seed feeder most days and always nice to see them.
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