[cayugabirds-l] Black-bellied Plovers

2018-05-18 Thread Ann Mitchell
I stopped by Carncross Road Friday around 7:00 pm and saw 3 Black-bellied Plovers in the field. Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Juncos

2018-05-18 Thread Regi Teasley
And if you do keep your cat indoors, consider a “catio” as a compromise. Regi One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. Wm. Shakespeare > 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

[cayugabirds-l] bobolink: a new yard bird

2018-05-18 Thread Marty Schlabach
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

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Juncos

2018-05-18 Thread Marie P. Read
Hi Jim, 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

[cayugabirds-l] Juncos

2018-05-18 Thread Jgaffne2
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

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

2018-05-18 Thread Geo Kloppel
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

[cayugabirds-l] American avocet

2018-05-18 Thread Johnson, Alyssa
American avocet continues to be showy in the Benning Marsh today at 12pm at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. Best, Alyssa Johnson Environmental Educator Montezuma Audubon Center 2295 State Route 89 PO Box 187 Savannah, NY 13146 ajohn...@audubon.org (315) 365-3588 -- Cayugabirds-L List

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Suet Feasting

2018-05-18 Thread Judith Thurber
I have seen some of these and also Brown Creeper and E Bluebird.Suet is a favorite!! Judy Thurber Liverpool Sent from my iPhone > 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

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Suet Feasting

2018-05-18 Thread Therese O'Connor
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. Therese NE Ithaca Meadowlark Rd. On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 8:50 PM, Laura Stenzler