RE:[cayugabirds-l] White Crowned Sparrow

2018-11-23 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
We had two on Yellow Barn Rd yesterday, too. Both adults, which is sort of surprising. It seems that hatch-year birds, with brown crowns, are more frequently seen out of season than adults. Kevin From: On Behalf Of Donna Lee Scott Sent: Friday,

[cayugabirds-l] White Crowned Sparrow

2018-11-23 Thread Donna Lee Scott
...along with White Throated Sparrow scootching around in leaves under bushes today. Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] pine siskins

2018-11-23 Thread Sara Jane Hymes
Almost a dozen pine siskins finally visited our feeders on Vine St in Ithaca today. We have also had 2-3 fox sparrows scratching on the ground for the past 2 days. -- Sara Jane -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] 6 wild turkeys at our bird feeder Friday afternoon, West Danby

2018-11-23 Thread Nigel
We had 6 wild turkeys at our birder feed this afternoon ~13:15. They hung around for about 30 minutes enjoying the mixed and sunflower seeds in a tray we use for ground feeding. As well as scratching around for dropped seed. I got some photos of them.   Later that afternoon I saw their tracks in

[cayugabirds-l] snow geese

2018-11-23 Thread Marty Schlabach
Saw several flocks of snow geese flying over Rt 96, east of Ovid and also north of Ovid. This afternoon. --Marty === Marty Schlabach 8407 Powell Rd. home 607-532-3467 Interlaken, NY 14847

[cayugabirds-l] Pink gull, etc.

2018-11-23 Thread Dave Nutter
On a slow taxi day I had time to check Stewart Park a couple times this afternoon. Around 2pm I was scanning the gulls which were resting on the new lake ice near the dock and large pavilion. It was mostly Herring with a few Great Black-backed and Ring-billed Gulls. One sleeping adult gull was

[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle

2018-11-23 Thread Charisse Oates
We recently moved to Afton, NY and I have not joined the birds list there - but we have two bald eagles hanging around in our backyard down by the river and they are THE most graceful birds I have ever seen. Charisse -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Screech-Owl

2018-11-23 Thread bob mcguire
I got up in the middle of the night to put wood on the fire, and it was quite light outside: full moon and cloudless skies. As I walked past the porch door I noticed a familiar silhouette, an Eastern Screech-Owl perched on a box about a foot from the glass! Our heat loss was its gain, I hope.