On December 7, we had 21 Common Redpolls on or below the niger seed feeder, along with one lone American Goldfinch. Recently, we’ve only seen a few goldfinches and Pine Siskins, so possibly this will be the winter of the redpolls, as was suggested in the Examiner.

Stephenie and Peter Armstrong, Warsaw

Common Redpoll - male - Tim Dyson

Common Redpoll – male – Tim Dyson

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.