Re: [cayugabirds-l] Downy WP behavior

2016-08-12 Thread Marilyn Ray
Hi all, We have one oriole feeder hanging from the eve in front of a dining room window on the back fo the house and one HB feeder hanging in front of the living room window on the front to the house. For years we have had HBs and Orioles feeding at both. If one feeder has a visitor another

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Downy WP behavior

2016-08-12 Thread Jody W Enck
Hi Sara and all, I have an oriole feeder with three ports, and have had a Downy Woodpecker drinking from it for about 6 weeks now. Earlier this week, a female Ruby-throated Hummingbird was also drinking from it (and chasing away anything that got too close. This morning a Black-capped

[cayugabirds-l] Downy WP behavior

2016-08-12 Thread Sara Jane Hymes
Recently we have been seeing something we’ve never had occur at our feeders before. A Downy Woodpecker has become a regular visitor to our hummingbird feeders! Our H-bird feeders are of the ‘flat’ square variety attaching to window, and a round variety—but flat surface—hanging from a porch.

[cayugabirds-l] 3 Great Egrets--Hile School Road

2016-08-12 Thread AB Clark
Just now, 12 Aug, in the marshland at Hile School Road and Rt 38, where the Common Gallinule, rails etc were earlier in the summer. My neighbor called me down and I got there in time to see them slow-flapping to the N visible end of the marshland where they disappeared downward. He also