HOW TO ATTRACT GOLD FINCHES AGAIN?

by Ana
(Columbus, OH)

Hi,

A question for anyone who can help. Just moved to a new house in the same city. I used to have several feeders and was attracting many kinds of birds. Right now I only have an upside down thistle feeder that the gold finches used to love and occasionally some chickadees. It has been out for 3 weeks now and not a single bird in sight. Should I wait longer? It's pretty visible also, at the other place it was pretty hidden in a tree and they managed to find it. Am I doing anything wrong? Thanks to anyone who can help...

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Possibly Ana, the goldfinches haven't arrived to your neck of the woods. They are still migrating north. Mine just arrived on Saturday. Our readers have some other suggestions, though...
Susan

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About Sunflower seed
by: Anonymous

Thanks a lot Fred!

I'm in the process of installing my other feeders, see if I will attract them then!

May 03, 2011
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Sunflower seeds
by: Anonymous

Hi Anna,
Im from ohio also, Hey I have more goldfinches eating sunflower seeds than niger seeds. I have 3 niger seed feeders out but they like the sunflower seeds better.

They are now yellow and just started turning on 3-21-2011 . Keep those feeders out there you will get them.

fred ohio

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