[cayugabirds-l] About that Marsh Wren...

2020-05-05 Thread Dave Nutter
I keep thinking about the migrant Marsh Wren I discovered in its temporary home, a tiny remnant of Cattails in Newman Golf Course. I’m accustomed to seeing and hearing Marsh Wrens only during the breeding season and in huge Cattail marshes like we find in parts of the Montezuma Wetlands

[cayugabirds-l] Chimney swifts ... Union Springs 5/5/20

2020-05-05 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
On Mon., 5/4/20 I thought I saw a chimney swift  but wasn't certain. Today I saw 2 over the campus of Union Springs Academy but didn't have time to watch for more.  Swifts have nested in the tall chimney of the girl's dorm off & on for at least 10 yrs.. I have seen them flying over here & down

[cayugabirds-l] Veery

2020-05-05 Thread Suan Hsi Yong
FOY veery in the woods here by Six-Mile Creek, hopping around silently checking out the large tree that fell over the winter, allowing for a great unbinoculared view of its spotless front and reddish upperparts. Also FOY for me Yellow Warbler down near the second dam. Suan -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Goetchius Wetland Preserve (FLLT), Tues 5/5

2020-05-05 Thread Mark Chao
On Tuesday morning, I visited the Finger Lakes Land Trust’s Goetchius Wetland Preserve. I found a satisfying subset of the species that others found this past weekend (no Sedge Wren), plus one unexpected new visitor. Here are some highlights. * PEREGRINE FALCON overhead, speeding northbound

[cayugabirds-l] A different orchard oriole

2020-05-05 Thread Donna Lee Scott
A “first summer male” yellow w/ black throat, eating jelly at feeder near my kitchen window! Meanwhile, 1 of adult males is back at 2nd jelly feeder in back yard, taking turns w Baltimore oriole male. What a treat! Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Orchard orioles

2020-05-05 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Not one, but two male orchard orioles just came to my jelly and orange feeder in back yard! First ever I have seen Orchard orioles here, not to mention they are my first of year for these birds. This was just after a female and a male Baltimore oriole ate the grape jelly and orange. Besides