Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese on the move

2014-03-12 Thread Bill Evans
My understanding is that generally the longer the migration delay the more birds are ready to fly, so I agree with David that the potential exists for a huge waterfowl flight up from the mid-Atlantic if the weather sets up right. On the other hand, if weather is not suddenly conducive, we could

[cayugabirds-l] Singin' in the Rain

2014-03-12 Thread Susan Fast
Just now, male RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD arrived with young friend.  Feeder area under water, so they will probably move on. S. Fast Brooktondale -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Migrants

2014-03-12 Thread Carol Keeler
Had 4 Cowbirds yesterday. Just found 3 Grackles on the feeders. The Bluebirds have been here daily in the early morning. The feeders are busy as would be expected with this storm. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Singin' in the Rain

2014-03-12 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Seven Red-wings reported over neat Burdett -not here on the hill as yet -nor are woodcock. nancy lived just a few miles from here -all downhill and the gap was around two weeks for them to walk up this hill. john -- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Avian Migration

[cayugabirds-l] Grackles

2014-03-12 Thread M K Mannella
There are two grackles making their best efforts to feed at our bird feeders! Be well and keep moving! Michele Interlaken/Ovid Sent from miPhone @ The Hayward House BB and @ The Body Shop -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Headed Cowbird

2014-03-12 Thread Donna Scott
male, at my hanging feeders and looking a little forlorn when he is perched in the tree above, with the wet snow beating down on him. Plus, 100s of the usual feeder birds all around the yard. Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Grackles at our feeders

2014-03-12 Thread marsha kardon
At 5:15pm today we had about 9 grackles at our peanut and sunflower seed feeders. We've never seen grackles at the feeder before. Marsha and Fred Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] killdeer

2014-03-12 Thread
Three killdeer together on an icy peninsula in flooded Campbell Meadow (corner Pinckney/Lower Creek). Turned back to look and there was only one. He remained for at least the hour I watched. Kept bobbing body up and down, then fluttering both wings. Only other movement was to duck behind a

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbird

2014-03-12 Thread Robyn Bailey
A single Rusty Blackbird was just camped out at my feeders for an hour. That's a new yard bird for me. Robyn Bailey Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: