[cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskin

2015-07-09 Thread W. Larry Hymes
The PINE SISKIN has returned today. Feeding on the finch food. Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskin/finches_begging fledglings

2015-07-09 Thread Donna Lee Scott
After not being here for a while, my GOLD FINCHES started showing up to eat sunflower seeds and nyjer seeds again. Maybe this corresponds with nesting? No Siskins seen. I am still feeding birds at my deck and back yard feeders and one sunflower feeder out front. I can easily see many of the

[cayugabirds-l] Golden-cheeked Warbler

2015-07-09 Thread Judith Thurber
Do we promote this type of communication here? Well, just in case: https://www.change.org/p/united-states-fish-and-wildlife-service-reject-the-petition-submitted-june-29-2015-to-remove-the-golden-cheeked-warbler-from-the-list-of-endangered-species Judy Thurber Liverpool, NY Sent from my

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Golden-cheeked Warbler

2015-07-09 Thread Jody W Enck
Hi all, Just a word of caution: petitions are easy to sign without knowing the whole back-story. We've had this discussion several times before about looking into as much information as possible before signing something that may seem emotionally important without access to all the facts. As

[cayugabirds-l] Robins routinely reuse nests? Invitation to find out!

2015-07-09 Thread Anne Clark
To all members of Cayugabirds list, There was a lively recent discussion on the Cayugabirds-L eList about whether American Robins routinely reuse their nests. Some reported seeing reuse, a few others reported otherwise. The question is more complex and important than it seems at first glance;

[cayugabirds-l] Merlin

2015-07-09 Thread Carol Keeler
I take it that the Merlin app does not work on an iPad. Am I right? I downloaded it to ID a bird I just got a glimpse of. I had a Goldfinch sized bird that I only saw from the back. It was distinctive because it's outer tail feathers were yellow like a Junco's are white. Any idea as to

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Merlin

2015-07-09 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Possibly an American Redstart female? Donna L. Scott Lansing Station Road Lansing Carol Keeler wrote: Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2015 6:32 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Merlin ...I had a Goldfinch sized bird that I only saw from the back. It was distinctive because it's outer