Rose Breasted Grosbeaks on My Feeder

by Elaine Andrews
(Tallmadge, Ohio)

These birds are wonderful!! This is the second year we have seen a mated pair of Rose Breasted Grosbeaks visit our backyard feeder. It is May 25th, 2013. We live in Tallmadge, Ohio, which is just north-east of Akron, Ohio.


We have a feeder hanging up high 1 1/2 stories up...very private and quiet area...the feeder is filled with black oil sunflower seeds. Last year when we first found out what the identity of these birds, the male RBG was feeding a young on a branch near the feeder just outside of our window.

The feeder hangs outside a huge picture-window off of our bedroom, onto about 4-acres of beautiful wooded habitat. Today, the female is back at the feeder, after both were spotted on the feeder last week together. We hoped and prayed that they found a place to nest in a tree close by, and raise their young. Wish us luck!

Elaine from Tallmadge, Ohio

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. dark hark

    Jan 17, 18 09:40 AM

    Seen in Lake Whitney State Park Texas. We have many hawks here, especially Red-tailed. Wasn't sure if this is a dark morph red-tail, Harris's or something

    Read More

  2. Small black bird with white stripes on face and long feathered tail which sings a beautiful song

    Jan 13, 18 11:30 AM

    Small black bird with white stripes on face and long feathered tail which sings a beautiful song seen in Mumbai

    Read More

  3. Linda

    Jan 11, 18 10:32 PM

    Can you help me identify a bird I saw last week that I've not seen before? It was eating berries in a dogwood tree in North Central Washington state.

    Read More