The only group I didn't see eating on the ground was the flock of cedar waxwings. They came down to the stream for a sip of water, at least twenty of them, in silence,- sip, and depart silently.
And while the oven bird strutted around mostly in the leaves for one brief bit he rested on a branch. Photo op time.
The jays were actively observing and diving into leaves for grub.
Because of the wind a lot of seed pods were thrown to the ground. I knew the birds would pick at the seeds, but never expected to see the squirrels dining on them as well.