Speaking of unusual feeding, I saw something new just now: the Wood Ducks who visit my pond each day, typically to dabble in the shallows or wade in the spillway, climbed up the bank and onto a large ant hill (about eight feet wide by ten feet long), where they seem to have begun poking around in the soft dirt, probing for...?
-Geo > On Apr 20, 2018, at 3:43 PM, Linda Orkin <wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I think everyone is struggling to find any kind of food in this spring that > is mostly devoid of insects. Leaf litter would be a logical place to look. > > Linda Orkin > >> On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 3:40 PM, W. Larry Hymes <w...@cornell.edu> wrote: >> While walking through Mundy Wildflower Garden today, I came across both >> RUBY-CROWNED and GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLETS foraging together. That in itself >> is not so unusual. What was really strange, however, was they were foraging >> among the leaf litter on the ground!! That's a first for me! >> >> We are still having FOX SPARROWS --- 9 days in a row, and counting! I tried >> to trade a Fox Sparrow for Ann Mitchell's Towhee, but she hasn't seen it for >> awhile. How about you, Asher. Got anything good to swap for one of "my" >> Fox Sparrows? >> >> Larry >> -- >> >> ================================ >> W. Larry Hymes >> 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 >> (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu >> ================================ >> -- >> Cayugabirds-L List Info: >> Welcome and Basics >> Rules and Information >> Subscribe, Configuration and Leave >> Archives: >> The Mail Archive >> Surfbirds >> BirdingOnThe.Net >> Please submit your observations to eBird! >> -- > > > > -- > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun > and the light, and of that proportion of life and time it had been born into > the world to enjoy" Plutarch > > If you permit > this evil, what is the good > of the good of your life? > > -Stanley Kunitz... > > -- > Cayugabirds-L List Info: > Welcome and Basics > Rules and Information > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave > Archives: > The Mail Archive > Surfbirds > BirdingOnThe.Net > Please submit your observations to eBird! > -- -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --