Re: [cayugabirds-l] West Danby Nighthawk

2017-05-28 Thread Sandy Podulka
We've been hearing them for the last week as we garden in the evenings in Brooktondale. I wish they would stay the rest of the summer. It's wonderful to know they are up there working away, and great fun to hear them. Sandy At 08:21 PM 5/28/2017, Geo Kloppel wrote: >Out working in the garden

[cayugabirds-l] West Danby Nighthawk

2017-05-28 Thread Geo Kloppel
Out working in the garden just now, I heard a Nighhawk! I looked up, and there it was, moving rapidly north, calling out repeatedly and hawking insects at the same time, like a talented juggler who can weave a complicated path through a marching parade while keeping three balls in the air and

More Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ominous

2017-05-28 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Here in Union Springs I've had my feeder outside my kitchen window for 3 wks.. Finally saw a female hummer, just once each day, on the 20th & 27th. In the past they have /always/ come when my columbines begin blooming & they opened nearly 3 wks. ago. I've not seen the female go near the

[cayugabirds-l] Bock-Harvey and Stevenson, Sun 5/28 (and weather note for Mon 5/29)

2017-05-28 Thread Mark Chao
First, here’s a note about tomorrow’s weather and scheduling. The forecast calls for likely thunderstorms on Monday morning, peaking just when we are planning our two group walks for the Finger Lakes Land Trust Spring Bird Quest (SBQ). I will definitely show up at the start times for both walks,

[cayugabirds-l] Cuckoo

2017-05-28 Thread Donna Lee Scott
YELLOW BILLED CUCKOO calling in tall tree near lake. Could not see it. Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ominous

2017-05-28 Thread Carol Keeler
Here in Auburn I've had two pair of hummers for several weeks. My friend has them in Skaneateles too. I see them frequently at my feeders. Sent from my iPad > On May 28, 2017, at 11:22 AM, Geo Kloppel wrote: > > I've got a pair coming regularly to my feeders... > >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ominous

2017-05-28 Thread Geo Kloppel
I've got a pair coming regularly to my feeders... -Geo, West Danby -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: ARCHIVES: 1)

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Ominous

2017-05-28 Thread Marty Schlabach
We’ve had our hummingbird feeders up for several weeks, changed them a couple of times and have as of yet only seen a hummer twice, both times a female. Marty Interlaken, NY From: [] On Behalf Of Ellen

[cayugabirds-l] Danby birds

2017-05-28 Thread Geo Kloppel
I made a quick car loop through Michigan Hollow this morning. Highlights were a Virginia Rail at the Hillview Road marsh, Acadian Flycatcher, Canada Warbler and Winter Wren in the hollow, a nice string of Pied-billed Grebe songs from the open water in the middle of the big Michigan Hollow Marsh

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ominous

2017-05-28 Thread Susan Gateley
It might have been late for the little hummers but I've seen a couple of the 'regulars' around here on south shore of lake ontario for two weeks or so also as for other bird notes had a weird sad discovery on boat- the starboard ventilator cowling and dorade box contained three dead tree

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ominous

2017-05-28 Thread Ellen Haith
8:15 a.m Sunday, just checking all the ominous notes and explaining the reality to my husband, and TWO males arrived at the one visible feeder and the battle for the goodies took but a moment! May I say 'Whoopee!' and 'Whew?' e.h. On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 8:13 AM, Kelly Lee Smith

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ominous

2017-05-28 Thread Kelly Lee Smith
I saw my first hummingbird yesterday at an Amish greenhouse in SummerHill; the Amish ladies said the birds have been in the greenhouses for a couple of weeks. Kelly From: on

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ominous

2017-05-28 Thread khmo
Ellen et al, I'd be happy to hear of lots of hummers in the area but that hasn't been the case this spring. It would seem they are very late as the average arrival is 9 May and this is the first time in 31 years here that we have only see one or two and seldom hanging around. Have refilled the