[cayugabirds-l] Another bird!!

2018-05-04 Thread W. Larry Hymes
Just had our _*FIFTH*_ first of year bird for today - a beautiful male HUMMINGBIRD! The logjam is broken!! Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Newman Municipal Golf Course and Sapsucker Woods, Fri 5/4

2018-05-04 Thread Mark Chao
On Friday morning a little after 6 AM, Anne Horst and Andy Turner and I watched the GREAT HORNED OWL family at a distance through the dissipating fog at the Newman Municipal Golf Course. One owlet was in the nest and one about a three feet above. The mother started off near the nest, but then

[cayugabirds-l] CBC trip report - April 29, Monkey Run

2018-05-04 Thread Liisa S. Mobley
Hi everyone – here is the report for the CBC birding trip to South Monkey Run this past weekend. Seven birders joined me for a snowy morning walk, the last Sunday in April - now a distant memory after the last few very warm days. Despite the wet snow, which pelted our eyes and fogged up our

[cayugabirds-l] Hot Spots between Ithaca and Syracuse?

2018-05-04 Thread Poppy Singer
Hi, I will be going to Syracuse and back to Ithaca tomorrow. Does anyone know of great birding spots between here and there? Thank you, Poppy -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Morning birds

2018-05-04 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Yellow Warbler, Gray Catbirds, male B Oriole, & Chipping & White Throated Sparrows, as well as a bunch of female RW Blackbirds in yard w usual males & Brown headed Cowbirds. Saw female Rose Breasted Grosbeak yesterday afternoon. Also C. Loons & DC Cormorants on lake. Donna Scott Lansing Sent

[cayugabirds-l] Roy H. Park Preserve--south (FLLT), May 4, 2018

2018-05-04 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi all, I got out to the FLLT Park Preserve (south) a bit late but there were still quite a few birds around. I was surprised to not hear Louisiana Waterthrush. My ebird list is below. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu Roy H. Park Preserve--south

[cayugabirds-l] Lindsday Parsons Prairie Warblers

2018-05-04 Thread Andrew Schmalfuss
15 Prairie Warblers this morning at Lindsay Parsons. FOY Catbird for me AND a FOY Lincoln's Sparrow right near the parking lot. -- *Grateful for your service* *Andrew Schmalfuss Jr. * -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] eastern kingbird

2018-05-04 Thread Andrew Schmalfuss
Linsday Parsons had two this morning. On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 10:02 AM, Tom Hoebbel wrote: > in brooktondale as well! > > > > > Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video > www.TH-Photo.com > 607-539-6121 >

[cayugabirds-l] eastern kingbird

2018-05-04 Thread Tom Hoebbel
in brooktondale as well! Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Crows preying on toads

2018-05-04 Thread Geo Kloppel
American Toads began returning to my pond two nights ago for their annual breeding event. Their night singing is really delightful (if you care for that sort of thing), but they do run the risk of daytime predation as they cross the grassy dike. The predators are American Crows. The toads were

[cayugabirds-l] Western meadowlark

2018-05-04 Thread Johnson, Alyssa
I observed the WESTERN MEADOWLARK sitting on the electrical lines this morning on Olmstead Road, just north of Armitage Road at 9:15am. It sat for a moment- long enough for me to see spots, and as I approached in my car it took off and flew down into the field. I wasn't looking for this bird,

[cayugabirds-l] Fweep!

2018-05-04 Thread Suan Yong
Went searching for whippoorwill at Hawthorn this morning with my thermal camera: no luck. The muddy heart of the orchard was quiet, though I did see a Hermit Thrush. The northern slope and ravine area had more activity, with a dozen or more White-Throated Sparrows foraging and singing. In the

[cayugabirds-l] Cape May, B, Blue Winged, Common Yellowthroat, and Yellow Warblers in Brooktondale

2018-05-04 Thread Tom Hoebbel
All in my back yard, First ever Cape May at home... -Tom Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Spring is Busting Out All Over

2018-05-04 Thread W. Larry Hymes
This morning we had FOUR new yard birds: 3 ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK, 2 CATBIRD, a female TOWHEE, and a single WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW. WOW!!! Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip to the Park Preserve tomorrow

2018-05-04 Thread Paul Anderson
I'm leading a field trip tomorrow to the Park Preserve. Details are on the calendar at http://cayugabirdclub.org and below. The 300 acre Park Preserve offers a mix of habitats from conifer plantations to hardwoods and ravines. Magnolia Warblers, Indigo Buntings, Prairie Warblers and Louisiana