I have not seen indigo buntings since I left country life behind, almost twenty years ago. Because they are a little shy, I assumed my neighborhood was too citified for them. Perhaps the fault was mine, however - they are summer visitors and I usually take down the feeders by May. Also, I have had issues with stale niger thistle seed in the past. Or maybe I just have not been paying enough attention. Anyway, I am so happy to see them - squee!!!