[cayugabirds-l] Invitation to Bird of Prey Days, plus Birder's Gear and Optics Event, April 23-24

2016-04-05 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi all, I received the following from Laura Kammermeier, on behalf of the Rochester Birding Association (RBA) and Braddock Bay Raptor Research (BBBR). I am sharing it here because I think everyone on this list would enjoy it! Please read on... Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Meadowlarks/flickers

2016-04-05 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Across from vicinity of 64 Sweazey Rd, Lansing, about 3:30 pm, I saw 3 E. MEADOWLARKS & 3 N. FLICKERS (2 female, 1 male), along with 2 A. ROBINS (pair), foraging in the open grass where the sun had melted the snow! I had 23 species at my bird food/feeders on snowy Monday, yesterday, with a

[cayugabirds-l] 4 fox sparrows

2016-04-05 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have 4 fox sparrows under our spruce trees in Brooktondale...all trying to scratch below the sno for food. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] weekend feeder count

2016-04-05 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi all, Isn't that sun great? Today I entered my Project Feederwatch data for my two count days this week - Sunday and Monday. We had 22 species, most of which are at the feeder today as well. There is still alot of snow on the ground - more than 6 inches. The birds that are still here

[cayugabirds-l] 10 degrees

2016-04-05 Thread Geo Kloppel
It was just 10 degrees F in my neighborhood this morning, so I imagine the early nesters (Ravens, Bald Eagles...) must be sitting pretty tight to keep their eggs and nestlings warm. -Geo -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] birding tip, birding trip

2016-04-05 Thread Dave Nutter
Tip: My friend Stefhan, whose yard on West Hill near Eco-Village abuts brushy woodland, has a great way to observe birds easily under conditions we've had the past couple days. In an area near his house he raked the snow off the ground to expose dead leaves & soil, creating a bit of more usable