Re:[cayugabirds-l] [nfc-l] migrating cuckoos

2012-06-08 Thread Karen Edelstein
This is why, in the southern US, cuckoos are known as rain crows. I hadn't made the connection to the cow-row call as part of the possible derivation of that name before! On the evening of July 11-a pitch-dark evening with a thundershower lowering,-they were remarkably noisy, both sitting in

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey On campus

2012-06-08 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, It looks like there is at least one Osprey hanging on the campus and Beebe lake. Today I watched hunt for the fish and chased by crows, when he got annoyed at the crow and whistled at them to get lost and continued hunting. Someone else also told me that they have been seeing an Osprey

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler?

2012-06-08 Thread Dave Nutter
On Wednesday morning on a taxi break I arrived at the 3rd tee at Newman Golf Course at 6:04am and the YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER was belting out its odd song from somewhere high in the Sycamores out of my view. It had quit by 6:10am and didn't sing again for me in the total 25 minutes I stayed. Today