Most Georgians see the rose-breasted grosbeak only during its spring migration. In fact, it is seen so infrequently in the fall most backyard bird watchers are surprised when one does show up. I personally rarely spot one during the fall.
Blogger Ron Lee looked out his window on October 2 and was treated to the sight of a rose-breasted grosbeak feeding on sunflower seeds. Ron’s sighting gives the rest of us hope this long distance migrant will make an unexpected stop in our backyard in the near future.
Let me know if one shows up in your yard.