[cayugabirds-l] Monday Night Seminar--Art Opening: Afterlifes of Natural History

2014-02-21 Thread Marc Devokaitis
Please join us at 7:30 on *February 24th* for the next Monday Night Seminar at the Lab of Ornithology http://www.birds.cornell.edu/Page.aspx?pid=1573. This Monday will feature a presentation by the artist, followed by a reception. As always, these seminars are free and open to the public. The

[cayugabirds-l] SEOWs in Seneca and Schuyler Counties

2014-02-21 Thread Katlyn Hojnacki
Last night, the NYS DEC conducted our first SEOW/winter raptor survey in Seneca and Schuyler counties. Nine of us braved the terrible weather to survey at 7 locations. The rain stopped just in time to see a few SHORT-EARED OWLS and a NORTHERN HARRIER. The harrier was spotted on Dugue Road in

[cayugabirds-l] Spring! (Well…maybe...)

2014-02-21 Thread Marie P. Read
They're bck! Patches of open grass on Baker Hill Road were covered with scores of American Robins when I drove by a short time ago. House Finches have ben singing in my yard for several days now… There's hope….. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY

[cayugabirds-l] RE: Spring! (Well…maybe…) - sorry for typo

2014-02-21 Thread Marie P. Read
House Finches have ben singing Yep, Ben has been singing up a storm over those House Finches. Well, ya know what I meant... Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu http://www.marieread.com ***NEW*** Music of the

[cayugabirds-l] RE: Spring! (Well…maybe…) - sorry for typo

2014-02-21 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
The starlings are thinking spring too. This morning the one on the wires at the Lab was doing a Brown-headed Cowbird rattle-call imitation. I swear they anticipate the next migrants to arrive in spring and start singing their songs. Kevin -Original Message- From:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] RE: Spring! (Well...maybe...) - sorry for typo

2014-02-21 Thread Linda Orkin
Meant to mention my first Dark eyed Junco singing yesterday morning. Dry fast trill...great time of year to hear all their variations as presumably there are no other trillers around. Except perhaps Starlings!! Linda On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Marie P. Read m...@cornell.edu wrote:

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds in the rain

2014-02-21 Thread job121830
Saw 13-15 bluebirds here this a.m. in the pouring rain.Seven goldfinches are at the feeders now along with many house finches.Fritzie, Union Springs -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome and Basics Rules and Information Subscribe, Configuration and Leave

[cayugabirds-l] Birds and hydration in winter.

2014-02-21 Thread Linda Orkin
Here's a good link to info about this as relates to an earlier discussion. http://naturallycuriouswithmaryholland.wordpress.com/ Her almost daily postings are very interesting. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Burdick Hill Road, Fri 2/21 (and owl-pellet forensics)

2014-02-21 Thread Mark Chao
I thought the rain might put the streak in jeopardy, but the light-morph ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK was right there again in the lone tree in the open field on the south side of Burdick Hill Road today at 1:15 PM. This made a cool 7 sightings in my last 7 visits, evoking welcome memories of Rennie

[cayugabirds-l] bluebird and robins

2014-02-21 Thread howard london
A flock of Robins and also a Bluebird seen on Burdick Hill Rd. this afternoon. -Howard London -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm