Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
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.