A lot of backyard feeders are experiencing a surge of Pine Siskins visiting this winter. Pine Siskins do everything in a colony from nesting, feeding, traveling and also lots of squabbling. A problem common to birds that move in a colony is disease. As the birds are so close to each other diseases can pass through colony quickly.
Join Project FeederWatch! Starting November 1st.
Observe your backyard birds and contribute to science by joining Project FeederWatch. Running from November to April, Project FeederWatch is an important tool for tracking over 100 bird species that winter in North America. All you need to participate is some free time to watch, and an area where birds like to congregate. Participation is completely voluntary, with no set hours required. Any data you get is useful, whether you watch for twenty minutes or two weeks. More Information or Join Now