[cayugabirds-l] Shindagin "Bittern"

2020-06-06 Thread Suan Yong
When I arrived at Shindagin Hollow's little wetland area, a largish brown heron flushed up to a tree. My first thought was "Bittern in a tree would make for an interesting photo". My first thought should've been "that's strange", as after slowly approaching the tree and scanning through the

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds revisited

2020-06-06 Thread Peter Saracino
"The female cowbird lays up to 40 eggs in one summer, which explains why there are 214 species of birds known to have been parasitized." "Naturally Curious A Photographic Guide and Month-by-Month Journey through the Fields, Woods, and Marshes of New England." By Mary Holland Pete Sar --