Re: [cayugabirds-l] Indigo bunting

2018-05-13 Thread Kathleen P Kramer
We’ve been fortunate, too! Here on Stonehaven Circle in Newfield, we have two male Indigo Buntings coming regularly to our thistle feeder. They feed quite amicably with the Goldfinches. Question: Is it common for two male Indigo Buntings to occupy the same territory? We haven’t been watching

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: Indigo bunting

2018-05-13 Thread Yvonne Fogarty
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[cayugabirds-l] Bald eagle in Newfield

2018-05-13 Thread Allison Myers
My second incidental Bald Eagle sighting this spring!  This one (another adult) flew over Route 13 at the top of the hill in Newfield (between the old gas station and the turnoff into the Village), headed uphill (west) from the valley below (east of) the road.  S/he was carrying something

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 5/13

2018-05-13 Thread Mark Chao
For the past 8 hours (since before 6 AM on Sunday), we have been seeing a NASHVILLE WARBLER and a pair of YELLOW WARBLERS in our next-door neighbors’ flowering pear tree in northeast Ithaca. It sure seems like the same three individual birds, without turnover. My expectations bolstered a

[cayugabirds-l] OOB Lawrence’s Warbler @ Logan Hill

2018-05-13 Thread Suan Yong
Went to FLLT’s Logan Hill Preserve in Candor this morning, in the first field at the top where the road turns a corner, I heard a blue-winged warbler which I got visuals on, and saw a nice black throat and eye triangle on an otherwise yellow bird: a Lawrence’s Warbler (Blue-Winged x

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Common Nighthawk in Collegetown?

2018-05-13 Thread Geo Kloppel
Hi Tom, Very likely. The sound of Nighthawks over collegetown (and downtown Ithaca) is a fond memory of summer from the sixties and seventies, when they still bred here. Migrants seem to linger here for a few days, just long enough to make me wonder if they might take it up again some year.