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Evening grosbeaks -- are numbers declining or is it a cycle?

Evening grosbeak feeding young
Evening grosbeak feeding young

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For years evening grosbeaks have been common at local birdfeeders. Not so much recently. Is the decline just a cycle or a major change for these colorful birds? Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about what we know -- or don’t know -- about this popular seed eater.