Suddenly grape jelly in style again...
I love them, and see them sometimes when I walk the bike trail at Walton Lake
Love your posts!!
Ii just witnessed the jelly feeder with hungry orioles in Oregon, outside of Portland. Didn't know
that the grape jelly was only good for a while! These birds thrilled me with their colors and
markings. Nearby were mud? nests against a concrete wall, high up. Cheers, Cece Miles Riddell
Interesting to know orchard orioles to not do not come as often to jelly feeders. There are years when I have seen them at our jelly feeder...not this year, but perhaps I did not happen to look at the right time. I do not spend that much time watching the feeders. I did see the rose-breasted grossbeak male back at the feeder after being absent for a while...?
Love the recording!
Thanks Diane!! We just put our grape jelly feeder away since we had not seen any lately...guess it is time to put it back out!! The cherries were ripe a couple of weeks ago and thankfully there was a great mulberry crop in Iowa this year, so I got lots of tart cherries!! I am still pitting them. Cherry pie is soooo yummy. I will put my jelly feeder back out, so we can enjoy the orioles again!
The orchard orioles were around, tho I did not see any at the jelly feeder. Do they feed on the grape jelly as much as the Baltimore orioles do?
we saw a family pair too at the jelly feeder....so thrilling! great picture.