I stopped by Carncross Road Friday around 7:00 pm and saw 3 Black-bellied
Plovers in the field.
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And if you do keep your cat indoors, consider a “catio” as a compromise.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
> On May 18, 2018, at 8:11 PM, Marie P. Read wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> It would not be legal to move it, and not likely to work
While working in the garden, I identify many different common birds by song,
without looking up. We have bluebirds, tree swallows, barn swallows, mourning
doves, red wing blackbirds, house wrens, mockingbirds, robins and many others.
Today I heard a song I didn't quite recognize at first, and
It would not be legal to move it, and not likely to work anyway.
You might try putting a chicken wire fence around the nest—several feet in
diameter so the adults can come and go easily. Hopefully when the young fledge
they will go up into the bush and not onto the ground. But at that
In our perennial garden there is a junco nest with at least 3 eggs in the
leaves at the base of a bush. Our cat has not found it yet but when they hatch
I am afraid they are goners. I have relocated a junco ground nest to a platform
near by before and they were abandoned. There is a small tree
A Black-billed Cuckoo was singing in my yard an hour ago. I spotted the bird in
trees, and while I was watching it sing I noticed in the background the
persistent “turree” calls of a Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, interspersed with
occasional “killic” songs. Forgetting all about the Cuckoo, I
American avocet continues to be showy in the Benning Marsh today at 12pm at
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.
Montezuma Audubon Center
2295 State Route 89
PO Box 187
Savannah, NY 13146
I have seen some of these and also Brown Creeper and E Bluebird.Suet is a
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> On May 16, 2018, at 8:50 PM, Laura Stenzler wrote:
> We've had a surprising variety of birds eating suet at our feeders this
> spring. I
We have also had these same birds eating our suet (with the exceptions of
chipping sparrows & siskins), but adding pileated woodpeckers, red-breasted
nuthatches. First time we've seen grackles at our feeders.
NE Ithaca Meadowlark Rd.
On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 8:50 PM, Laura Stenzler