Jane - Thank you for this information. I've never noticed them pulling crocus out but it could explain some losses! Linda W. ----------------- From: Jane McGary <firstname.lastname@example.org> .., "Eastern (formerly Rufous) Towhee scratches in leaf litter like a chicken looking for insects,nuts and seeds" And also looking for CROCUSES, which they pull up to eat the corms. ___________________________________________________________________ Try Juno Platinum for Free! Then, only $9.95/month! Unlimited Internet Access with 250MB of Email Storage. Visit http://www.juno.com/value/ to sign up today!