[cayugabirds-l] Orioles back at Beebe

2019-05-03 Thread Ian Price
I’ve been popping over from lab every few days when I get a chance during lunch and as of today (as far as I know) the Baltimore orioles are back at Beebe Lake on Cornell campus! There were at least 3 males and at least one female hanging around last year. Maybe the same ones now? Also seen were

RE: [cayugabirds-l] bobolinks and yellowthroat/mowing

2019-05-03 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Hi Eric, The Cornell U. Cooperative Extension publication entitled Hayfield Management and Grassland Bird Conservation by Jim Ochterski (CCE of Schuler County; ja...@cornell.edu) says this on page 2: “To be considered good habitat for grassland birds, a grass hayfield

[cayugabirds-l] OT- Cayuga Bird Club trip tomorrow 5/4

2019-05-03 Thread Joshua Snodgrass
WhenSat, May 4, 7:30am – 4:30pm *Where: Finger Lakes National Forest- Teeter Pond* *No registration necessary- all are welcome.* . I will be leading an all day field trip in the Finger Lakes National Forest and possibly other sites in Schuyler County for a casual Schuyler County Big

[cayugabirds-l] FOY migrants at Montezuma Audubon

2019-05-03 Thread Johnson, Alyssa
At the Montezuma Audubon Center (Route 89, Savannah) we had our FOY Rose-breasted Grosbeaks and Baltimore Oriole's on Thursday 5/2, and a FOY Ruby-throated Hummingbird today, 5/3! RBGR was seen feeding on black oil sunflower seeds on the ground. BAOR was enjoying fresh oranges and nectar from

[cayugabirds-l] Merlin nest info.

2019-05-03 Thread John Confer
Hi Folks, I have monitored nesting success of Merlins for four previous years. This year neat finding has been really slow. I know of a probable nest near Freeville and a probable nest near the Ithaca swim club and a third in Endicott. The adults are flying around the probably nest, but

Re: [cayugabirds-l] bobolinks and yellowthroat

2019-05-03 Thread Eric Banford
Speaking of Bobolinks, my neighbor just asked me if it was ok to mow now before they make their nests. I wasn't sure of best timing for early mowing so wanted to touch base with the collective experience on this list. What are best practices I can share with my neighbors as far as when to NOT

[cayugabirds-l] Black-throated Blue Warbler

2019-05-03 Thread Muhammad Arif
I had a black-throated blue warbler and also a ruby-crowned kinglet (possibly two) in my downtown Ithaca home backyard. A first for both species. -- muhammad arif https://www.instagram.com/arif.photos/ http://facebook.com/m.arif.photos/ https://mainetomiami.wordpress.com -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Trumansburg FOS birds

2019-05-03 Thread Jared Dawson
Coming out on my porch in the village of Trumansburg at dawn this morning the 3rd I was greeted by the wheep call of the GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER. Further down Bradley there was a GRAY CATBIRD song coming out of the forsythia. Down off of Salo Dr there was the first BALTIMORE ORIOLE male

[cayugabirds-l] Black bellies plovers

2019-05-03 Thread psaracin
9 black bellied plovers on wildlife drive (MNWR). South of spillway and pretty far out west of drive. Observer Jackie Bakker. Scribe Pete Sar.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone BirdingOnThe.Net-- -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Kingbird/hummer

2019-05-03 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Yesterday at airport/ Snyder rd, Eastern Kingbird on fence. Also at least 4 E. Meadowlarks. Just had my FOY hummer with his ruby throat glistening in the sunlight! Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone On May 3, 2019, at 10:31 AM, Marie P. Read mailto:m...@cornell.edu>> wrote: Great Crested

[cayugabirds-l] Reeeep!!!

2019-05-03 Thread Marie P. Read
Great Crested Flycatcher just arrived in the yard, calling loudly! And yesterday an Eastern Kingbird was hawking bugs over the pond (along with 2 Eastern Phoebes and many swallows). Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail

[cayugabirds-l] Female Wilson's Phalarope

2019-05-03 Thread psaracin
Female Wilson's Phalarope MNWR  Main Pool halfway to spillway from start of Drive. Observer Jackie Bakker. Scribe Peter Saracino.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone null -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Orioles, RB Grosbeak

2019-05-03 Thread Donna Lee Scott
At least 2 B. ORIOLES, males. Male ROSE BREASTED GROSBEAK here & at Sarah Bloddgett’s house, along with YELLOW RUMPED WARBLERS & the usual colorful resident Blue Jays, Cardinals, White Throated Sparrows & Goldfinches. And the sun is shining thru the lake mist temporarily (acc. to the weather

[cayugabirds-l] More orioles

2019-05-03 Thread Carol Cedarholm
Two male orioles, 3 white crowned sparrows and a yellow warbler along with a flock of 10 goldfinches in downtown ithaca. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Chestnut sided warbler

2019-05-03 Thread Laura Stenzler
Chestnut sided warbler is added to our property list today. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Fallout on Beam HIll

2019-05-03 Thread Lois E. Chaplin
Wow - what an eyeful of new arrivals in my yard this morning. Hummingbird (arrived yesterday) Oriole (had to scurry to get the orange out there) Indigo Bunting A flight of 13 Blue Jays arrived as well. Nesting Wood Ducks add to the color scheme, as does the Red-bellied Woodpecker. Lois

[cayugabirds-l] New birds

2019-05-03 Thread Laura Stenzler
New birds on our property today: common yellowthroat, ovenbird, yellow warbler and black-throated green warbler. Hunt Hill Rd, Dryden. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Indigo bunting

2019-05-03 Thread Maureen Cowen
We also saw a male indigo bunting at our feeder on Lansing Station Rd yesterday and 3 male rose breasted grosbeaks a few minutes ago. Maureen Cowen Sent from my iPhone > On May 3, 2019, at 7:45 AM, Robyn Bem wrote: > > A male indigo bunting visited my feeder in Ellis Hollow this morning around

[cayugabirds-l] Indigo bunting

2019-05-03 Thread Robyn Bem
A male indigo bunting visited my feeder in Ellis Hollow this morning around 7:30. Robyn Bem -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] bobolinks and yellowthroat

2019-05-03 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have bobolinks in our back fields this morning and I heard my FOY common yellowthroats. Last evening I had 3 evening grosbeaks and 2 rose breasted grosbeaks at the feeder at the same time. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] 2019 Cayuga Lake Basin first records updated

2019-05-03 Thread Dave Nutter
During a lull in taxi business this morning, I have updated the table of 2019 Cayuga Lake Basin First Records through yesterday, 2 May, just in time for the new migrants you will be finding today. The table is on the Cayuga Bird Club website on the Resources page. Please let me know of any

[cayugabirds-l] More migrants

2019-05-03 Thread Dave Nutter
Looking at the radar before work early this morning, I can tell there is a lot of bird movement, so today (Fri 3 May) should bring additional interesting & new birds. Yesterday I was in touch with Reuben Stoltzfus, who found Blue-winged Warbler and Bobolink from a work site on Caswell Rd in