First-time visitors

Jerry Mc Kenna reports a first-time visit to the Mc Kenna backyard on Lake Beauty in Todd County.
“On Sunday morning, we saw four red crossbills among 50-75 redpolls that were eating us out of house and home,” Jerry writes. “My wife had the good sense to wake me up so I could see them …”
He shared these pictures:

Red crossbills also have been seen in the Duluth area recently, Jerry notes.

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