Birds could really use your help in cold

Common Redpolls normally are birds of the north, but this winter the birds are being seen throughout the Western Slope after irrupting (migrating in search of food) as far south as Colorado. This feeder near Mesa has attracted a redpoll (hanging on the left side) accompanied by two American Goldfinches.



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Common Redpolls normally are birds of the north, but this winter the birds are being seen throughout the Western Slope after irrupting (migrating in search of food) as far south as Colorado. This feeder near Mesa has attracted a redpoll (hanging on the left side) accompanied by two American Goldfinches.

When it’s been this cold, those sparks of feathers flashing around the neighborhood could use a helping hand. “Certainly in winters such as this we recommend people put out some…




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