[cayugabirds-l] A not-quite-basin report-Boblink singing

2016-05-09 Thread AB Clark
147 Hile School Rd: First (in my irregular birding around the paths) bobolink singing hopefully over a patch of golden rod stalks that the red-winged blackbirds call their own. And first blue-winged warbler (or maybe 2) in the breaking tree buds, foraging and singing, and a first catbird,

[cayugabirds-l] B. Orioles

2016-05-09 Thread Bill Mcaneny
Hot Dang! A pair of Balt, Orioles were pecking at the orange slices all day today. It just seems to take a little longer for the species to filter into the habitats on the west side of the lake, but we check every day once the birds are spotted on the east side. Another example: yesterday a

[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA

2016-05-09 Thread Joseph Brin
*  New York*  Syracuse - May 09, 2016 *  NYSY  05. 09. 16 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):May 02, 2015 - May 09, 2016to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.comcovering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refugeand Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC) (just

[cayugabirds-l] Godwit at Montezuma

2016-05-09 Thread Gary Kohlenberg
The Hudsonian Godwit reported this morning at the Montezuma Visitors Center is still actively feeding and viewable from the deck. Gary -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma (NMWMA)--Howland's Island, May 9, 2016

2016-05-09 Thread lajews...@yahoo.com
My traditional birding hike to decompress after the Montezuma Audubon Center's Wildlife Festival yielded 64 species on Howland's Island this morning. Highlights of the 15 Warbler species included a plethora of Ceruleans, American Redstarts, Blue-wingeds, Yellows, a couple Blackburnians and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Downtown Parula

2016-05-09 Thread Donna Scott
Mid-day i found near home on Lansing Station Rd., Lansing: a Northern Parula, a Magnolia Warbler, an American Redstart, a male Rose Breasted Grosbeak, 3 Baltimore Orioles, & 2 Eastern Towhees, as well as all my colorful feeder birds. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On May 9, 2016, at 1:07

[cayugabirds-l] Downtown Parula

2016-05-09 Thread Suan Hsi Yong
In the apple blossoms of Washington Park, a Northern Parula was singing both songs and foraging low and close enough to be admired with the naked eye (one of those "wish I had my camera with me" moments). Amid the wind-blown movement could be spotted at least three other warbler-like birds just in

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Virginia Rail still here

2016-05-09 Thread Linda Orkin
Would be so cool if they familied there again!! As they did about 5 years agowhat excitement it was seeing those black fuzzy chicks scurrying around. One can hope. Linda Orkin On Mon, May 9, 2016 at 12:18 PM, Tom Schulenberg wrote: > > Just heard singing from the

[cayugabirds-l] Virginia Rail still here

2016-05-09 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Just heard singing from the marsh at the northeast corner of the Lab. tsd -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Observation

2016-05-09 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Hm, Carol, I've wondered the last 2 or 3 yrs. why narrow strips of bark have been peeled from a cedar tree. Didn't look like where a deer had rubbed its antlers on the tree yrs. ago. I noticed the missing bark when I went to get thin strips of bark for our son when he was here teaching

[cayugabirds-l] New yard birds

2016-05-09 Thread Donna Scott
Just returned from fantastic SFO weekend bus trip to Presque Isle PA & Magee Marsh OH (thanks to all SFO staff!!) to be greeted by gorgeous BALTIMORE ORIOLES & YELLOW WARBLERS plying my apple tree blossoms in the sun this AM. Donna scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] northern shoveler, bald eagle

2016-05-09 Thread Carol Cedarholm
Hi, Yesterday at stewart park in the pond west of fall creek across from the boat house I saw a Northern Shoveler, common mergansers, two great blue herons and a pair of wood ducks. Immature bald eagle in tallest tree near the first bridge. 50 cormorants out in the lake and yellow, yellow

[cayugabirds-l] Worm-eating Warblers

2016-05-09 Thread Geo Kloppel
This morning with Mary Rolland I went to the north pinnacle area (northernmost of the group of three known as "Thatcher's Pinnacles"). We timed our arrival for 9:00 am, when the sun first climbs over the summit to light the treetops on the slopes. The effect is like a second dawn in that

[cayugabirds-l] RT Hummingbird

2016-05-09 Thread Dave Bulatek & Teresa Wagner Bulatek
Our first RT Hummingbird came to the feeder this morning. Teresa Bulatek -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Town of Romulus

2016-05-09 Thread Ellen Haith
Pair of Canada Geese with four goslings strung out between the adults, currently moving north along the west side of the lake. My guess would be the same pair who raised a clutch last summer. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Clay-colored Sparrow returns to Cornell

2016-05-09 Thread Laura J. Heisey
The Clay-colored Sparrow is singing from the same trees this morning. Its distinctive song makes it easy to spot even with the blossoms. -Original Message- From: bounce-120461122-68441...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120461122-68441...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Gary Kohlenberg

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: May 9, 2016

2016-05-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Today was a cold but nice morning to be at the Hawthorn Orchard. I was pleasantly surprised by the appearance of many neotropical migrants in at least a few different flocks. Highlights include: 12 species of warblers, 21 Ruby-crowned Kinglets (everywhere), and at least 42 White-throated

[cayugabirds-l] Observation

2016-05-09 Thread Carol Keeler
I just watched something cool through my kitchen window. A starling was peeling bark off my River Birch. I assume it was for nesting material. I've watched birds gather many nesting materials but never peeling bark. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Red eyed vireo

2016-05-09 Thread Laura Stenzler
This morning's new yard birds are red-eyed vireo, scarlet tanager and common yellowthroat (so far). 6:25 am, Hunt Hill Rd, Ithaca. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME