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Elusive finch draws bird lovers to Webster

By Webster on the Web

Photo Courtesy of Suzie Webster


Local and regional birders are all atwitter about a rare sighting in our area which has drawn birdwatchers to Webster from far and wide.

The cause of the excitement is a large, plump, colorful finch called the Pine Grosbeak. Typically found in much colder climates like Canada and Alaska, a couple dozen of them have migrated much farther south this winter, and have been spotted at Webster Park and Mendon Ponds Park.

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Missy Rosenberry has been writing the "Webster on the Web" community blog since 2008. She highlights the great people, places and events that make our town a wonderful place to live and work. Click here to read more of her blogs.

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