November 1st was a great day for finches at my feeders. Not only did the juvenile White-winged Crossbill return, I also had a male Evening Grosbeak, many American Goldfinches, a few Pine Siskins, and a juvenile/female Purple Finch.

Tony Bigg, Lakefield

White-winged Crossbill (female) - Wikimedia

White-winged Crossbill (female) – Wikimedia

Evening Grosbeak (male)

Evening Grosbeak (male)

Categories: Sightings

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.