On May 17, 2010, mrs_colla from Marin, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:
They come to my yard too, this year at least 25!
They have a veracious appetite, and they are super skittish. If only just a leaf moves, they all fly away.
On Jan 14, 2010, rfalkow from Palo Alto, CA wrote:
25 of these birds visit me every day when they return to California. When they arrive, the sky over my house almost darkens, They certainly do eat!