[cayugabirds-l] YELLOW WARBLER

2014-05-02 Thread M K Mannella
One yellow warbler singing from the top of our willow tree this morning. And also one FIELD SPARROW which is a new yard bird for us! Michele -- www.thehaywardhouse.com www.bodyshopwellness.com -- -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Around home

2014-05-02 Thread Geo Kloppel
May 2nd, and still very slow around my place in West Danby. Yesterday brought my first Ovenbird, a Chipping Sparrow, and two Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, but I'm not finding any other new arrivals. Possibly I'm missing a few that are kept quiet by the low temperature... There are lots of Hermit

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Flycatchers

2014-05-02 Thread Suan Yong
Decided to go for a morning walk through the Hawthorn orchards hoping to find some new arrivals from last night's apparent big movement. Plenty of RC Kinglets and Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers and #foy4me Brown Thrashers (very vocal and giving great looks), but nothing new until a loud fweep and some

[cayugabirds-l] White-crowned

2014-05-02 Thread W. Larry Hymes
Just had our first WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW show up in our yard. Can't wait to hear them sing! Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Magnolia, etc.

2014-05-02 Thread Geo Kloppel
I took another walk around the yard when the temperature hit 50F, and this time I found Black-throated Green Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Nashville Warbler, and Black and White Warbler. Mostly silent, but at least they're moving around. -Geo -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Purple Finch

2014-05-02 Thread Carol Keeler
Just had my FOS male Purple Finch of the year at my feeders. Hopefully that Rose Breasted Grosbeak will show up soon. The Tree Swallows have been staking out a nest box. I still have a pair of Juncos. The White Throated Sparrows usually show up here when the Serviceberry is in bloom, which

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker warblers

2014-05-02 Thread Jay McGowan
Brad and I just had a male BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER at the Sherwood Platform. Black-and-white, Yellow, Yellow-rumped, Black-throated Green, Palm, Least Flycatcher also present. Cliff Swallow over far parking lot, catbird, Blue-headed Vireo, Nashville Warbler and other warblers on the east side.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redo-breasted Grosebeaks

2014-05-02 Thread Maryfaith Miller
I have a male this morning, Summerhill. (At the feeder) Music is too important to be left to the professionals. -Michelle Shocked On May 1, 2014 4:59 PM, Ann Mitchell annmitchel...@gmail.com wrote: There are 2 females at my feeders. Wish 2 males would also show up! Eastern Heights. Ann Sent

[cayugabirds-l] Grey catbird

2014-05-02 Thread Linda Orkin
At monkey run south. Linda Orkin Becky Hansen Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES:

[cayugabirds-l] A. Crow 's nest

2014-05-02 Thread Donna Scott
Bill George Rd Lansing, north of Sweazey rd intersection, just south of small stream running to lake, high up in large tree right near East side of RR track. Saw two crows attending it yesterday. They have a nice lake view. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] LA Waterthrush Blackburnian in Caroline

2014-05-02 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
Along Leonard Road into Shindagin Hollow in Brooktondale late this morning, we found a pair of Louisiana Waterthrushes exploring a crevice in the bank of the stream along the road. The male popped out of the ravine to sing occasionally. We also found a small warbler flock high overhead and back

[cayugabirds-l] Missing Laughing Gull

2014-05-02 Thread France
I spent 2 1/2 hours yesterday afternoon/evening looking for the Laughing Gull around the South end of the Lake (Cass Park, Marina, Jettys, Stewart Park etc) to no avail. If anyone sees it today please post. thanks! France --

[cayugabirds-l] New Osprey nest Towpath Rd.

2014-05-02 Thread Dave K
~50 or so yards from start of Towpath.pole #565. A lot of progress in just two days. https://flic.kr/p/nr2vH3 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Wood Ducks

2014-05-02 Thread Donna Scott
Pair in flooded small hayfield on east end Dublin Rd near intersection w Lansingville Rd. Lansing. they are hanging out on a little peninsula that seems to be a pile of soggy straw. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Goetchius Preserve Solitary Sandpiper great Snipe display

2014-05-02 Thread Marie P. Read
I spent a little over an hour at the FLLT Goetchius Preserve this morning, and saw/heard a number of nice birds: Brown Thrasher pair, one singing up high while the other foraged on the ground underneath it Eastern Meadowlark pair (one singing) Ruby-crowned Kinglets Shorebirds: Killdeer Great

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Goetchius Preserve Solitary Sandpiper great Snipe display

2014-05-02 Thread Marie P. Read
Well I suppose it could have been a Broad-winged…I will never know… A buteo was circling overhead against a white/grey sky, giving few ID cues, but it DID have a bold white subterminal band on the underside of its tail, plus in my mind's eye I saw darkish underwings, so I'm going to call it a

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 5/2

2014-05-02 Thread Mark Chao
I walked every trail on the east side of Sapsucker Woods on Friday morning, then walked home to northeast Ithaca via the Wilson and West Trails. I thought that the birding was excellent throughout. Here are some highlights. * silent male BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER at the north end of the Woodleton

[cayugabirds-l] Willow Flycatcher and other migrants in Mundy

2014-05-02 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I took a late lunch walk today. There were a few migrants. First I saw and heard the House Wren, his bubbling song was exhilarating. Then I saw this flycatcher with olive green back and wing bars and clear eye-ring, I called it a Trail's Flycatcher. But later on the way back it was

[cayugabirds-l] Migration continued

2014-05-02 Thread W. Larry Hymes
On my walk around Beebe and Munday Wildflower I had a GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER and another WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW. Also, had two OSPREY flying together from the direction of the Arboretum towards Beebe. Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY

[cayugabirds-l] Arboretum this morning

2014-05-02 Thread Linda Orkin
Hello All, Becky Hansen and I led the CBC weekly Friday May walk at the Cornell Arboretum this morning. We had two regular attendees show up on time, but a bit later a woman and her young daughter and then even later a couple with three children arrived. As always, interested children are the

Re:[cayugabirds-l] [Cny-naturalhistory] Preble eagles

2014-05-02 Thread Linda Orkin
Very sad. Sorry to hear this. Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone On May 2, 2014, at 3:14 PM, Tom Fernandes tfern...@twcny.rr.com wrote: Hi All Yes it is confirmed that the eagle nest fell out of the tree. Two dead eaglets were found and submitted for routine testing. The

[cayugabirds-l] Sparrow

2014-05-02 Thread Carol Keeler
Just heard and saw my FOS White Crowned Sparrow out in the yard near the feeders. Walked out by the creek ( my tiny wooded area) to see what was around and found a pair of Chickadees working on constructing a nest in a rotten stump! Anyone know the nesting habits of Mockingbirds? My pair is

[cayugabirds-l] Golden Winged Warbler in Brooktondale

2014-05-02 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Wow, First of year, life etc. And it was a yard bird. Golden Winged Warbler on Burns Rd in Brooktondale. Very fun, Tom ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri pm

2014-05-02 Thread Susan Danskin
5:30-7:45 pm New birds for me were PALM WARBLER and a very cooperative, gorgeous BLUE-WINGED WARBLER in a nice little mixed flock along lower Wilson North (Darn Jay for finding it first…;-)). Flock also included BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHERS, BW WARBLER, YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER and oodles of RC