How long, on average, do goldfinches live?
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On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 9:05 PM, Peter <psara...@rochester.rr.com> wrote:
> I've read in both the book "Into the Nest (by Laura Erickson & Marie Read)
> and on the Lab's Birds of North America online that, on the average, male
> goldfinch live longer than females. Can anyone shed light on why this is
> so? I recently purchased a new niger tube feeder that is 3 feet long with a
> spiral wrap-around perch. It can handle many finches and is not
> disappointing!So far I've had a total of 8 finches there at the same time.
> But I AM seeing many more males than females and hence my question. Thanks
> for the help!!
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