This morning 3/26, I went out to the garage and realized the chorus I was hearing were Common Redpolls. They were really singing away. Went in to grab my binocs. Note-it is hard to find tiny grey birds in treetops of grey leafless trees. Not till they flew did I finally see where they were. Some were preening, chasing each other and then some started flying back to the west and southwest, back into the woods. This was about 9:30 AM. They were very active and vocal, and had all dispersed by about 10:15. I think they were warming up in all that sunshine.
Gladys On 3/24/2019 3:44 PM, Marie P. Read wrote: > Around 2:45 this afternoon, I found a flock of Common Redpolls in the trees > above Gladys B’s house, opposite the communications tower on Mt Pleasand Rd. > Hard to get an accurate count but I’d say 40-ish...and many were singing > their high trilling song. Delightful! They took off further into the woods > and disappeared. > > Marie > > Marie Read Wildlife Photography > 452 Ringwood Road > Freeville NY 13068 USA > > Phone 607-539-6608 > e-mail m...@cornell.edu > Website: http://www.marieread.com > > ***NEW BOOK by Marie Read!*** > Mastering Bird Photography: The Art, Craft, and Technique of Photographing > Birds and Their Behavior > > https://rockynook.com/shop/photography/mastering-bird-photography/?REF=101/ > -- > > 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/ > > -- > -- 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/ --