[cayugabirds-l] Meadowlark

2014-04-02 Thread M K Mannella
What a lovely sound! One MEADOWLARK singing in the field on Center road, south and east of CR 129. And one beautiful PHEASANT along RT 96. Happy spring! Michele Interlaken and Ovid -- www.thehaywardhouse.com www.bodyshopwellness.com

[cayugabirds-l] Eastern Towhee

2014-04-02 Thread Jon Glase
Greetings. This morning in Newfield, we had a male Eastern Towhee at the feeder. Also, singing Carolina Wren nearby. No Joke! Jon Lynn Glase -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Meadowlark

2014-04-02 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
At least three MEADOWLARKS back singing at the Ithaca airport this morning. Lots of early morning migrant flocks of blackbirds and robins and several flyover PURPLE FINCHES. At least 70 SONG SPARROWS singing and in flocks along the roads sides. Also 6 WOODCOCK calling in the predawn. Ken Sent

[cayugabirds-l] Merlins Mating Downtown Ithaca

2014-04-02 Thread Marc Devokaitis
This was yesterday evening between 5:15-5:30pm, from the front porch of our apartment. We were observing the birds across our street, in the backyards of houses bordered by Hudson, Pleasant, and Prospect St. We heard a very fast,high pitched Ki-ki-ki-ki-ki-ki- (thought woodpecker at first).

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow and Turkeys displaying

2014-04-02 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have a Fox Sparrow foraging in the front lawn today as well as 3 Turkeys displaying for many hens. At one point the males were strutting down the middle of the street in full display on Burns Rd in Brooktondale. Tom ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Eastern Towhee

2014-04-02 Thread Tom
Carolina wren @ suet in Lansing 2 wks ago. No singing. Is this an early date for Carolina wrens? Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2014, at 9:09 AM, Jon Glase jongl...@gmail.com wrote: Greetings. This morning in Newfield, we had a male Eastern Towhee at the feeder. Also, singing Carolina

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Eastern Towhee

2014-04-02 Thread Mary E. Winston
The Lab of Ornithology has had a Carolina Wren coming to the feeder since Christmas and it did sing all winter long. From: bounce-113937469-12723...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-113937469-12723...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Tom Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 10:32 AM To:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Eastern Towhee

2014-04-02 Thread Linda Orkin
Carolina Wrens can be heard to sing at almost any time and quite amazingly they seem to have survived this brutal winter, at least the ones I know about did. Perhaps the one that has been at the Lab of O feeders is the one that now sings a ringing song on the north side of the building for the

Re:[cayugabirds-l] [cayugabirds-l]Carolina Wrens

2014-04-02 Thread Donna Scott
I have had one Carolina Wren here all winter, and lately have been seeing two at once, at my feeder railings. I have heard their songs a lot over the months. Tough little cuties. donna scott Lansing - Original Message - From: Linda Orkin To: Mary E. Winston Cc: Tom ;

[cayugabirds-l] Plastic in Robins nest and Lunch walk

2014-04-02 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I have been seeing fairly large pieces of plastic bags/ sheets in the American Robins nest last few years and I have been wanting to survey the robin nests and plastics in them. This year I have so far seen only one nest with plastic of the dimension of approximately 10 inches x 5 to 6

[cayugabirds-l] Phoebe and others

2014-04-02 Thread Bill Mcaneny
A phoebe arrived this a.m. Will it stay? None stayed here last year. Two TV's circling over the corn fields at the intersection of Seneca Rd and Kingtown Rd (TBurg) about 1:30 today. Yesterday, two turkeys on Savercool Rd just west of our barns. I stopped the truck and they just poked along

[cayugabirds-l] Indigo Bunting singing

2014-04-02 Thread Harlan Hastings
Just heard an Indigo Bunting singing as I got out of my car a few minutes ago. It was in an overgrown field next to my house just south of Interlaken on Rt 96. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbirds at Sapsucker Woods

2014-04-02 Thread Matthew Medler
Hi All, There were at least two Rusty Blackbirds singing near the boardwalk to the employee parking lot as I departed work today around 6 pm. Good birding, Matt Medler Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: Always The Market Leader - New EO Bino

2014-04-02 Thread Judith Thurber
Sorry, this is a couple days late (ahem), but want to make sure all see this VIDEO from Eagle Optics! Judy Thurber Liverpool From: Eagle Optics i...@eagleoptics.com Date: April 1, 2014 at 1:05:31 AM EDT To: jathur...@yahoo.com Subject: Always The Market Leader - New EO Bino Reply-To:

[cayugabirds-l] Volunteers needed for morning bird study

2014-04-02 Thread Candace Cornell
Enjoy early morning springtime walks while collecting data for a noble cause! *VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for the Cornell Campus Bird Strike Monitoring Program--Spring 2014* The Cayuga Bird Club's Conservation Action Committee and the Cornell Student Bird Club are conducting a survey on bird