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#135884 Oct 2nd, 2007 at 05:24 PM
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My yard is just full of gold finches. They are not at the thistle feeders, but seem to be eating the cosmo seeds!

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debnoel #136011 Oct 3rd, 2007 at 06:16 AM
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This is the goldfinches prime 'wild' food time of year. Since they are primarily seed eaters and now is when grasses, weeds, & flowers are setting seeds so they are eating while the gettings good. They'll be back to the feeders when the wild buffet is gone (or lessened)


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Wrennie #136045 Oct 3rd, 2007 at 10:51 AM
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Thanks Wrennie I to was wondering where they had gone. why


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ladyslipper #147592 Oct 31st, 2007 at 05:08 PM
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Do I qualify as a Fincher now???????Sister brought me a feeder for my birthday, and a whole bag of food..........
Am I a fincher now?

Here is how it looks from here............

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dodge #147621 Oct 31st, 2007 at 06:55 PM
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I've got to get my feeder full too. I love those little birds.

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dodge #147646 Oct 31st, 2007 at 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by dodge
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Do I qualify as a Fincher now???????Sister brought me a feeder for my birthday, and a whole bag of food..........
Am I a fincher now?

Here is how it looks from here............

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yes, Ma'am you qualify---and this picture reminds me--Ihave to go fill up my feeder tomorrow--must keep the birds happy--- thumbup


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JunieGirl #147662 Oct 31st, 2007 at 10:38 PM
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Yes, it does. But, FIRST, the Finches must come and actually use it.


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Thornius #147674 Nov 1st, 2007 at 05:11 AM
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Goldfinches are my fav. birdies behind hummingbirds of course....right up there in my top 3.

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Thornius #147684 Nov 1st, 2007 at 06:03 AM
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I am waiting and waiting.. I have finches in my sunflowers right now they are above the the house.. I am hopin they notice........
DO you feed them in the winter?

I let this one multiple head sun flower in the one flower bed, for my entertainment .......We see tall the birds there..Yesterday sister an I was standing by it and one of the other was about5 feet away , called junko or something was there??????????

Mercy I turned into a bird watcher.......

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debnoel #147686 Nov 1st, 2007 at 06:04 AM
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I have lots of cosmo flowers.guess I bettr gather them for finches.


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dodge #147707 Nov 1st, 2007 at 07:53 AM
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The sunflower seeds that fall out of my feeders and sprout, I just let grow. When the flower heads go to seed, the Goldfinches swarm the flower beds and eat the seed right out of the heads.


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Thornius #147750 Nov 1st, 2007 at 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Thornius
The sunflower seeds that fall out of my feeders and sprout, I just let grow. When the flower heads go to seed, the Goldfinches swarm the flower beds and eat the seed right out of the heads.


Hey hey ,, That is what happens to my florist sunflower..I allow it to grow to keep all the little flyers fed.

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Thornius #147820 Nov 1st, 2007 at 05:54 PM
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Your so Naive.........Can't I cheat on the finch deal? Maybe 2maro I will bring a piece of sunflower down with comos thistles and see if they notice..........Hd said if i put the Finch pot up by the flower they will notice?????????????

Wah won't get a photo there.


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