Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Asher Hockett
We've also been inundated with R-b Grosbeaks and Purple Finches this year. Way more than any year in the 4 summers we've been here in the woods next to the Danby State Forest. One thing we're doing differently is bringing the feeders in at night. They are hanging from hooks mounted on our deck

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Dead Kingfisher

2017-07-27 Thread Marie P. Read
Oh how awful...that's the second time that's happened over there in the past few years... 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] Dead Kingfisher

2017-07-27 Thread Donna Lee Scott
I am at the Thurs night music gig at Myers Park in Lansing. I just strolled over to Salmon Creek w/ my binocs & looked over at Salt Point. I was distressed to see a dead female Kingfisher hanging in a tree over the water. Can't tell from over here, but it probably got snagged in fishing line.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
I've had normal hummingbird traffic at my feeder this year (and, in fact, need to refill it soon). There's one at it right now as I type! What I've been having that is a bit out of the ordinary is that I've been swarmed by Rose-breasted Grosbeaks and Purple Finches all summer. I am now

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Carol Keeler
I've had two pair of hummingbirds that I've seen regularly since they returned in May. I have two feeders out on the deck plus plenty of flowers. Mine like salvia and catmint. I've often wondered if the same ones return here because they are used to my feeders. That goes for my Orioles and

[cayugabirds-l] Merlin Nesting 2017: brief and nest by nest

2017-07-27 Thread John Confer
SYNOPSIS OF Merlin nesting success in 2017 in the Finger Lakes region and nearby. This summary of Merlin nesting success is only possible because of reports from others who let me know of the location for nesting behavior they noted first, and in one case continued to monitor the nest.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Whitings
I have maintained a feeder all summer too with no results until yesterday when my husband saw one there briefly. We never seem to have any despite many plantings for them until August or when the Bee Balm and Rose of Sharon are flowering so I guess it is on time for our yard. Diana

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Melanie Uhlir
Marc: I have two feeders out. I usually also plant zinnias and hang a fuchsia out for them but I failed at gardening this year. They are visiting the daylilies, the monarda, the phlox, and the jewelweed in addition to the feeders. I have read that it is helpful to hang at least two feeders

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Geo Kloppel
We have a pair of Ruby-throats in residence this summer, same as always. Haven't seen any youngsters yet, but we've got three hummzingers loaded in anticipation! -Geo -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Rustici, Marc
I have heard that you need more than one feeder or food source to consistently attract hummingbirds. Do you have two sources of food for them or is my information incorrect? Thanks Marc -Original Message- From: bounce-121683513-62610...@list.cornell.edu

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Melanie Uhlir
For a while the only evidence I had that hummingbirds were around was that the nectar level would drop in the feeders. However, woodpeckers like to drink the nectar too. But since my monarda started blooming I've been seeing them on a more regular basis and the past few days I've seen two at a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Asher Hockett
We've had a regular pair all along this summer (if you want to call it that). On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 3:37 PM, Linda Orkin wrote: > I had one in my garden yesterday, visiting my monarda. Haven't seen one > since late spring when I saw what I call a "wild one" in the

[cayugabirds-l] Hummer

2017-07-27 Thread Bard Prentiss
A female regularly visits our monarda Sent from my iPhone -- 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] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Kelly Lee Smith
We have a sopping wet male who continues to guard our feeder. He was missing for about a month but is back now. I guess he found something better to eat for a while... One of his favorite perches is the end of a zip tie that was placed on a fence long ago. Kelly -Original Message-

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Linda Orkin
I had one in my garden yesterday, visiting my monarda. Haven't seen one since late spring when I saw what I call a "wild one" in the woods at the end of Muriel Street. I give you huge kudos for maintaining your feeder all this time with no apparent rewards!! Glad you got a brief reward. Linda

[cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread W. Larry Hymes
As we were talking with our son Chris in our living room on Tuesday, he exclaimed excitedly, "A hummingbird just came to your feeder!!" It moved out of sight, but soon returned. We had not seen one at our feeders since May 11 I've written about this phenomenon before. To paraphrase