[cayugabirds-l] Wood Thrushes, Northern Parula

2017-04-30 Thread Geo Kloppel
Wood Thrushes are singing from several corners of my "yard" in the woods west of the Lindsay-Parsons Preserve this evening. In the morning I had my first-of-spring Northern Parula just inside the Preserve. Geo -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] C.Loon @ Six-Mile Creek Second Reservoir

2017-04-30 Thread Suan Yong
On an evening outing around the second dam reservoir of six-mile creek, I was surprised to surprise a common loon fishing at the mouth of the creek entering the reservoir, getting to about 30 feet of the bird who dove and swam away upstream with intent but not too much urgency. Suan --

[cayugabirds-l] House wren

2017-04-30 Thread Mary Jane Thomas
Yesterday I watched a Chickadee building a nest in a box hanging on a fence near us. Today, just now, I looked out and saw a House Wren (first of the year) busily tossing all the nesting materials out of the box. Is this usual behavior? Do they usually clean house before taking over a nest

[cayugabirds-l] Banner Day for Migrants

2017-04-30 Thread Carol Keeler
I had a great day for new arrivals today. Both the Catbird and House Wren showed up. Also an Eastern Towhee showed up for the second time ever at my house. The male Baltimore Oriole comes frequently for the shelled peanuts. Has anyone else ever had them come for peanuts? They usually come

[cayugabirds-l] Great Crested Flycatcher?

2017-04-30 Thread Regi Teasley
I would be willing to wager that I just heard the Great Crested Flycatcher's "Pett!" our West Hill neighborhood. Regi "Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things." Dostoyevsky. -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Catbird

2017-04-30 Thread W. Larry Hymes
Had our first of year CATBIRD this afternoon. This is earlier than most years. Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Redstart, Nashville

2017-04-30 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Morning birds @ Lansing Station Rd: FOYs A. REDSTART (male) & NASHVILLE WARBLER. Also 2 YELLOW RUMPED WARBLERS, who have been here earlier. Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hermit Thrush

2017-04-30 Thread Regi Teasley
Ha ha. Weren't you lucky! Well, we used to have an Oven Bird that moved through checking out our wood chip path where it found things to eat. If we all leave leaf litter around the edges of our properties they will find it worth their while to stop by. Regi West Hill in the city "Love the