[cayugabirds-l] Eastern Whip-poor-wills, Northeast Ithaca

2017-04-28 Thread Jay McGowan
Jeff Doyle heard an EASTERN WHIP-POOR-WILL in his backyard on Muriel Street early this morning, so a couple of us in the neighborhood listened from the south end of Tareyton Drive this evening and were not disappointed: one bird started singing from well to the south around 8:15 and continued

[cayugabirds-l] White-crowned Sparrow

2017-04-28 Thread W. Larry Hymes
Our first WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW of the year popped into our yard around 7:00 this evening (2 birds). Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Farmers market

2017-04-28 Thread Carol Cedarholm
Green Heron, Baltimore Oriole and 2 killdeer near Farmer's Market on Waterfront trail this morning. Carol Cedarholm -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Audubon Center 11th Annual Wildlife Festival Sat. May 6

2017-04-28 Thread Chris Lajewski
The Montezuma Audubon Center is looking forward to celebrating 10 years of connecting people of all ages with the birds of Central NY and the Finger Lakes Region through the 11th Annual Wildlife Festival on Sat. May 6th from 10 am - 3 pm. There will be something for everyone at this

[cayugabirds-l] Grosbeak

2017-04-28 Thread Carol Keeler
Just after I read that Marie had a Grosbeak, a male Grosbeak showed up at my feeder in Auburn. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2017-04-28 Thread Marie P. Read
A handsome male Rose-breasted Grosbeak just arrived and is singing from a tree in my yard! Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu Website: http://www.marieread.com Follow me on Facebook:

[cayugabirds-l] Connecticut Hill

2017-04-28 Thread Dave Gislason
While waking on Connecticut Hill yesterday, I was pleasantly surprised by a small flock of white-throated sparrow flitting about the forest floor. Dave -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tanager

2017-04-28 Thread Donna Lee Scott
I had a SCARLET TANAGER singing from treetops here in yard on Lansing Station Rd. Earlier, too. FOY for me! Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone On Apr 28, 2017, at 7:54 AM, Brad Walker > wrote: Ann Mitchell and I had an early

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Barred Owl!

2017-04-28 Thread Marie P. Read
Just back from a walk up Mt Pleasant Road, during which the big surprise was a Barred Owl heard calling from the woods north of the ex-sheep barns between the two hills. First time I've ever heard one up here (although they surely have been present in the past). As I continued, I was musing

[cayugabirds-l] Monday Night Seminar + Lunchtime talk: Dr. Christine Sheppard, American Bird Conservancy

2017-04-28 Thread Marc Devokaitis
Good morning! May 1st is the next Monday Night Seminar at the Cornell Lab. Our speaker, Dr. Christine Sheppard from the American Bird Conservancy, will also be giving a special lunchtime lecture earlier in the day. See below for information on both events. Hope you can join us! We will be

[cayugabirds-l] Am. Redstart SSW Powerline cut

2017-04-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Make Calling at East end of powerline cut now. >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] White-crowned sparrow on Wilson trail north.

2017-04-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Seen by Becky Hanson and me a few yards west if the feeder blind 0900 h >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] New arrivals

2017-04-28 Thread Geo Kloppel
Incidentally, there were no disemboweled toads on the dike earlier this morning, but at this moment I'm sitting at the breakfast table looking down toward the pond, and I can see three Crows hopping around in the grass down there, so I imagine they are starting the feast. -Geo Sent from my

[cayugabirds-l] Follow-up regarding dead Double-crested Cormorant

2017-04-28 Thread Diane Traina
On April 15, Sandy Wold posted the message below to the list serve, regarding a dead Double-crested Cormorant. I was recently out at Jetty Woods and saw the individual she referred to. I took some pictures (see attached) and I think I discovered what killed the cormorant. It appears it got its

[cayugabirds-l] New arrivals

2017-04-28 Thread Geo Kloppel
Newly arrived in my West Danby yard this morning were Gray Catbird, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Nashville Warbler and Ovenbird. I usually wind up flushing the early morning ducks off my little pond before I can get close, but this morning I got lucky with a pair of Wood Ducks, and achieved a

[cayugabirds-l] Catbird

2017-04-28 Thread Donna Lee Scott
FOY GREY CATBIRDs in my yard this morning. Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] American redstart

2017-04-28 Thread Kenneth J. Kemphues
Came home from birding Hawthorne orchard to find an American redstart singing in the spruces. Ken Kemphues Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods this morning

2017-04-28 Thread Brad Walker
In addition to the tanager there were several more migrants around Sapsucker Woods this morning: Baltimore Oriole, Warbling Vireo, Blue-headed Vireo, many Yellow-rumped Warblers, Common Yellowthroat, Gray Catbird, Great Crested Flycatcher and a group of at least 100 White-throated Sparrows moving

[cayugabirds-l] Palm warblers

2017-04-28 Thread Laurie Ray
Everywhere around the swan pen this morning, along with yellow and yellow rumpled warblers. Magical! Laurie Ray Etna, NY Sent from my phone that tries to help -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Tanager

2017-04-28 Thread Brad Walker
Ann Mitchell and I had an early Scarlet Tanager this morning at Sapsucker Woods. It flew over to the west side and was moving through the woods there singing. Brad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] OTB: Spring Migration Notes...By a Murderer

2017-04-28 Thread Marty Schlabach
Interesting spring migration story. --Marty Sent: Friday, April 28, 2017 5:06 AM To: Marty Schlabach Subject: Biodiversity Heritage Library Biodiversity Heritage Library Spring Migration Notes...By a