by Izzy and Tabitha
On September 16 of 2015, Mrs. Bond's class hung up their bird feeders. So far we have three feeders.
On Thursday September 24, 2015 we saw one squirrel, 2 mourning doves, and six house finches. Only one of the finches was a male house finch.
On September 25, 2015, we saw a female chase off two males at a feeder. We have also been seeing some fighting female house finches. We think that they are fighting for a ledge on one feeder or they don´t want to sit next to each other and eat. You would never expect that girls would chase of the boys for just a silly feeder. Now that is 3 males so far. It is weird that the mourning doves don't chase each other off like the house finches do. In fact they don't chase or scare each other at all.
The time they mostly come out on to the bird feeders is early in the morning like 9:00 or 10:00.One of us checked at about 11:00 and there was only 2 birds. We wonder why they are out in the morning but not in the afternoon? This is a really good question. We will have to either watch when they leave the feeder, or do some research about it.