[cayugabirds-l] some spring arrivals in Ulysses

2014-04-12 Thread Aaron Jacobsen
EA. BLUEBIRDS have been around for a few weeks now.  EA. PHOEBE since about last week sometime.  Today I saw my FOY SAVANNAH SPARROW.  CHIPPING SPARROW singing enthusiastically along with some commoners: AM. ROBIN, RW BLACKBIRD, GH OWL (last night), SONG SPARROW, CAR. WREN, NO. CARDINAL.  Also,

[cayugabirds-l] Shindagin Hollow walk

2014-04-12 Thread Susan Fast
There's still some ice on the road at the bottom of Shindagin Hollow, but it's navigable. Unlooked for highlight was listening to a singing HERMIT THRUSH in the cool early morning fog. Also 2 singing BLUE-HEADED VIREOS. Steve Fast Brooktondale -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] white-thoated spaarow heard at CLO this morning

2014-04-12 Thread Melissa Craven Fowler
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Re: [cayugabirds-l] white-thoated sparrow heard at CLO this morning

2014-04-12 Thread job121830
I saw it under the feeders at CLO yesterday afternoon.Fritzie On 04/12/14, Melissa Craven Fowlerm...@cornell.edu wrote:-- -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome and Basics Rules and Information Subscribe, Configuration and Leave Archives: The Mail

[cayugabirds-l] Golden Eagle in ne Ithaca

2014-04-12 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Watch the skies - an adult golden eagle just sailed high over Hanshaw Road, heading north (seemed in a hurry). tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Salt Pt. Ospreys on nest

2014-04-12 Thread Lee Ann van Leer
I haven't been keeping up with which ospreys are nesting where this year and I deleted a bunch of email from this list. How long have the Ospreys been on the nest platform this year at Salt Point? They are there right now but I am not sure if they are Robyn and Paul as I didn't study them

[cayugabirds-l] FISP n TRSW

2014-04-12 Thread Caro
A very busy Field Sparrow out back here on West Hill. Also our first Tree Swallow! Jubilation! Caroline Manring Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] First Broad-wings

2014-04-12 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
After scanning the sky off and on all day , including over an hour at Mt Pleasant w hardly any birds, we just saw the first two BROAD-WINGED HAWKS migrating very high over my house in northeast Ithaca. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] tree swallows

2014-04-12 Thread Bill Mcaneny
There were 4 Tree Swallows circling our field about noon today. Also a Barn Swallow in and out of the barn today, maybe yesterday too. Three TVs over the field today, leaving in the direction of Ithaca. Bill McAneny, TBURG -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Courting Merlins in Dryden

2014-04-12 Thread Matthew A. Young
Hello all, I stopped today at Bard Prentiss' in Dryden and observed a pair of courting MERLINS. They were calling and wing fluttering as they kept flying back and forth Rt 392 going in and out of a tall Norway spruce. As you come into the 4-corners in Dryden stay straight and birds can be

[cayugabirds-l] Pileated couple...

2014-04-12 Thread Therese O'Connor
We saw actual mating in an oak tree in my back yard which is very close to Sapsucker woods. These birds have been coming to our suet feeder for several weeks. Awesome!!! Therese -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Black crowned night herons and upland sandpipers

2014-04-12 Thread daven1...@yahoo.com
Led SFO group with Ann Mitchell today.  We got 5 BLACK CROWNED NIGHT HERONS at the beginning of  Towpath road and 4 UPLAND SANDPIPERS at Lott Farm Seneca County Ag. Fairgrounds. Dave Nicosia Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Stealth Duck (and ID quiz)

2014-04-12 Thread Suan Yong
So I was eating lunch at Stewart Park in the beautiful weather, casually watching lesser scaups and redheads loafing about as close to shore as I've ever seen, and a muskrat swimming past even closer. I picked up my binoculars to get a closer look at the muskrat, and instead saw a duck!