At 8 this morning a pair of Cooper’s Hawks came through my yard at canopy level, doing an elegant side-by-side courtship flight that I’d never seen before, with gracefully coordinated swoops and turns. The way they kept together instantly made me think of ice dancers!
-Geo >> On May 4, 2020, at 5:55 PM, Jon Kloppel <giann...@gmail.com> wrote: > > White Crowned Sparrows today at our feeders. Both sexes. Maybe a dozen > total birds. They stage the feeder in the bridal veil bush so we get a great > close look! > >> On Sun, May 3, 2020 at 7:18 PM Jon Kloppel <giann...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Mucking around the woods at Rachel's house this morning. Tons of Raven >> noise. They were upset about a big black bird, maybe a eagle....not sure. >> I couldn't find a nest. I bet they're pretty good at diverting attention >> away from it? We had a male Rose Breasted Grosbeak at the feeder today. He >> seemed sluggish to me. Kinda slow picking through the seeds and a little >> worried about the cowbirds. But I know that's projection of anthropomorphic >> crap. But I wasn't sure he was OK. -- 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/ --