You may think I am being a little greedy here, but actually I am very curious as to what the answer might be, and may adjust feeding strategy accordingly. I am a relatively recent "feeder" to the bird community, and after putting out Nijer, Sunflower, peanuts, cocunut halves, and mixed seed + fatballs, we have a lively environment including the inevitable house sparrows; a couple of robins (who visited before they had any red breast and caused much confusion !); pair of blue tits; pair of great tits; irregular coal tit visits; goldfinches which seem to have moved in (!); and of course the less welcome Starlings (although they are HIGHLY entertaining); Pigeons; Magpies and occasional crow/jackdaw.
With this amount of visitors I believe I am very lucky, but nevertheless curious as to why we do not get ant finches (other than Goldfinches which are beautiful to watch) ?
It may have something to do with location, I am in Dublin, Ireland, and the feeding station is two floors up in an apartment complex.
Just wondered if you might shed some light on this please ?
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