[American Goldfinches repel a Common Redpoll while another counts his blessings, at my feeders in Del Haven, NJ today. Click to enlarge.]
Tchip. Tchip Tchip.
I know that sound. . .running late for work, but freeze in my tracks and go back for the camera, because it's a new yard bird, Common Redpoll. More than one actually, at least three, joined the American Goldfinches at my feeders this morning. In the last month, a minor rash of CORE's (banding code for Common Redpoll) has appeared in NJ:
[Common Redpoll sightings in NJ in the last 60 days - all have been in the last month. Courtesy of eBird.]