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jonny_redhorse

"Red Pollage"

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Apparently every redpoll in north america has decided to set up camp here in northern Minnesota for the winter grin....

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notice the fine hairlike "filoplumes" on the neck of this guy..usually only a few...

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and the grosbeaks were present today also...Hmmm,grosbeaks have brown eyes! grin

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Very nice. Like that third one, too! There sure are a lot of these guys around all right!

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Love the first one. And no there are a fair number here in the southern part of the state.

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Redpolls, there is no shortage of them this year. They can empty my 4 feeders in one day. They get help from the few pine siskins that still come though. The siskins throw all the seed on the ground from the tube feeders. I guess they have to find that special seed amongst the thousands.

The third shot is very sharp with a nice background!

I have two deer carcasses left and will probably hang one up on S. Admiral and I was thinking of hanging the other on Arkola if you don't mind. I think its time to unload this stuff before it really starts warming up and stinking.

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Thanks all!....Even though I've taken a bazillion photos of these little guys...It's just nice to watch em and maybe end up with "that special bird pose" that maybe was missed previously

Go ahead Jay,...I threw all my "carci" out last week after that 3 day warm spell we had....most of em at the Owl Avenue wood feeder...there's so much there, I could bust up the one's remaining and hang em elsewhere if needed...don't want to take a chance of the carcasses thawing in my shed in town here grin....

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They all look great Jonny but 3 and 4 are my favs. I still have a cage that needs to go but maybe I will just take it out in the woods for weasel Willy and his buds grin

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