Michigan's Thumb Region

by Patricia
(Brown City, Michigan)

We've had rose breasted grosbeaks eating black sunflower seeds at our backyard feeders here in Michigan every winter for years, then in the spring they would disappear.


However, for the last 2 years, we have also been seeing them during the summer in the yard and at our oriole jelly feeders!

We planted lots of white pine about 20 years ago, and suspect that the added cover, now that they've grown, as well as wild and domestic grapevines growing nearby attract them.

They are a welcome addition to the great variety of wildlife we enjoy here at our Michigan farm.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Rose Breasted Grosbeak.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Las Vegas Bird

    Jul 14, 18 04:21 PM

    Does anyone know what bird this is? From Las Vegas, NV

    Read More

  2. sandy

    Jul 14, 18 04:20 PM

    large bird similiar to brown thrasher but male has red round circle on head what is it?

    Read More

  3. Flicker Eats all our Suet

    Jul 11, 18 04:33 PM

    We have a male and female Flicker that show up every day to eat out of our suet feeder. The male hangs from the feeder and makes a mess of the suet, and

    Read More