Herds of them, overrunning everything. A flash mob of redpolls.
Chasing all the other birds away from the feeder, like the gentle pine grosbeaks.
|Female pine grosbeak|
|Male pine grobeak in bush with redpoll.|
The only bird that can scare them away emporarily is the black billed magpie. It still rules the roost, because it would just as soon fly off with a redpoll in its beak as a black oil sunflower seed.
Good thing these redpolls are so cute.
|Finally got the seed out of the hull.|