[cayugabirds-l] Lack of birds - Not now!

2017-06-25 Thread Glenn Wilson
A week or two we had no tree swallows. Now 5 or 6 boxes have Tree Swallows! The Bluebird pair has abandoned their box here on the street but the male came down tonight to get some spring water! We have 2 male and 2 female Rose-breasted Grosbeaks coming often to the feeders. Many grackles, many

[cayugabirds-l] Thayer and Sweedler Preserves (FLLT), Sun 6/25

2017-06-25 Thread Mark Chao
On Sunday morning, Miyoko Chu and I visited the William and Marjory Thayer Preserve and the Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook, which are adjacent Finger Lakes Land Trust properties near the Ithaca/Danby town line. Here are some bird highlights. * An unseen mystery bird singing four or five very

[cayugabirds-l] Good News: Harry's back at it! (sic)

2017-06-25 Thread Sandy Wold
I've been hearing the Hairy Woodpeckers calling to each other again for a few days now and drilling out a new nest (mature Silver Maple)! *"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come ALIVE, for what the world needs is people who have come ALIVE." - Dr. Howard Thurman, American