[cayugabirds-l] Myers Point, Lansing - 5 August

2010-08-05 Thread Tom Johnson
Cayugabirders, I stopped by Myers Point on Cayuga Lake in Lansing early this morning. A Pectoral Sandpiper and a Lesser Yellowlegs were feeding in the puddles on the lawn and a Greater Yellowlegs flew by. It would be interesting to know if anything stopped in with the passage of the front. Good

[cayugabirds-l] KNOW YOUR BIRDS radio program

2010-08-05 Thread Bill Hecht
The Lab of O lost all the tapes of the great old radio program KNOW YOUR BIRDS. Efforts to locate copies at the radio station have failed. DOES ANYONE HAVE COPIES THEY MADE OFF THE AIR ??? Thanks -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Myers Point, Lansing - 5 August

2010-08-05 Thread David McCartt
Of course I can't say for sure what brought it in, but we had an unexpected GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET this morning.  Haven't seen any of these since spring migration. David McCartt Tubbs Hill Rd. Richford --- On Thu, 8/5/10, Tom Johnson t...@cornell.edu wrote: From: Tom Johnson t...@cornell.edu

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Wood thrush bonanza

2010-08-05 Thread DRISCOLL, Melanie
Larry, When I did research on Wood Thrushes in central NY, I did hear this type of performance, and, if I recall correctly, particularly in the evening. I'm not sure what inspires that type of vocalization, though. I miss hearing Wood Thrush in good numbers like that. Melanie

[cayugabirds-l] Song-Field Sparrow Hybrid?

2010-08-05 Thread W. Larry Hymes
For the past couple weeks or so around our property I've been hearing a SONG SPARROW singing a darn good imitation of a FIELD SPARROW song. It continuously sings this song and only occasionally lets out with the normal song sparrow song. Has anyone else heard a song sparrow doing this? If

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Song-Field Sparrow Hybrid?

2010-08-05 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
Song Sparrows have been known to include sounds they hear into their own songs. For a couple of years after we had Clay-colored Sparrows here, there was a Song Sparrow that incorporated the Clay-colored song into its own. Someone's done research on the topic, but I don't remember who. Anne

[cayugabirds-l] hummers and downies

2010-08-05 Thread Kathy Strickland
At a friend's place this afternoon--hummingbirds sharing their feeder with a couple of Downy Woodpeckers. Didn't know that sort of thing could happen. Rather neat to watch. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs area -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: