Overhead here again this morning. Anax Junius (Common Green Darner) and a migrant came in this afternoon along with a Brown Thrasher and Field Sparrow.
--- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory 5373 Fitzgerald Rd Burdett, NY 14818 42.443508000, -76.758202000 On 2018-04-23 15:54, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes wrote: > Watch the skies for Broad-winged Hawks!! > > Sincerely, > Chris > > On Apr 23, 2018, at 11:43 AM, bob mcguire <bmcgu...@clarityconnect.com> > wrote: > > What a morning! > > I went out first thing every morning last week to my favorite Louisiana > Waterthrush spot on Leonard Road (Caroline), watching for the bird's first > arrival. For the past two years I have recorded one, sometimes two, LOWA > singing an aberrant (and unique) song, and I was interested to see if the > same bird would return this year. I went out again this morning and - bingo - > the bird was singing as I drove up the road. I really don't know if it IS the > same bird as in the past two years, but it was singing the same (or similar) > song. I will have to download my recordings and look at it more closely. > > While there I was hit by number of newly-arrived (and singing) birds. A > HERMIT THRUSH called softly (not yet singing). A PILEATED WOODPECKER called > maniacally in the distance (thanks Dave Nutter for that description - I think > it fits beautifully), A COOPER'S HAWK flew in, perched for a bit, then flew > off. And, finally, my first-of-year BLUE HEADED VIREO was singing as I drove > back down the road. > > After all that, it seemed like everyone I ran into downtown was smiling! It > must be the change in weather. For me, it's the birds. > > Bob McGuire > > -- > > Cayugabirds-L List Info: > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME  > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm > > ARCHIVES: > 1) http://email@example.com/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/ > > -- > > -- > Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes > Field Applications Engineer > Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology > 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 > W: 607-254-2418  M: 607-351-5740  F: 607-254-1132  > > http://www.birds.cornell.edu/brp > -- > 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 ! > -- Links: ------  http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME  tel:607-254-2418  tel:607-351-5740  tel:607-254-1132  http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES  http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm  http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html  http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds  http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html  http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://email@example.com/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/ --