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Enjoying the Brief Sunshine

Pine Siskin. Pine Siskins can temporarily store seeds totaling as much as 10% of their body mass in a part of their esophagus called the crop. The energy in that amount of food could get them through 5–6 nighttime hours of subzero temperatures. Note the wet look because of all the rain we have had lately. IMG_6156

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Taken on December 20, 2012