Hi John and all, Perhaps the answer may be that it's no longer winter for them. The earliest New York State egg date for Carolina Wren is something like April first.
-Geo On Mar 1, 2014, at 12:58 PM, John Greenly <j...@cornell.edu> wrote: > I always have a Carolina Wren singing all winter, and he makes part of his > living by cleaning up the bits of suet on the ground under the feeder that > the woodpeckers waste. But for the last week I have had two Carolina Wrens > coming together on suet cleanup duty. My impression was that the males > defend territories in the winter- hence all the singing- but these two are > not at all aggressive, often foraging within a foot of each other. There are > other males singing elsewhere in Ludlowville- is this just a truce at the > feeding spot? Or is it possible that the second bird is a female? Do they > stay around in the winter too? I've never seen two together in the winter > before. > > --John Greenly > Ludlowville > -- > > Cayugabirds-L List Info: > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm > > ARCHIVES: > 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html > 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds > 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html > > Please submit your observations to eBird: > http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ > > -- > -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://email@example.com/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --