Someone just informed me about my reply-all gaffe just now. I apologize to
Sandra, Tilden, and everyone for my error (still not sure how that
Anyway, back on topic, I'll note that on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at
the Genung Nature Preserve in Freeville, I had experiences similar to
I’m so glad to read about your evening! You had so many high-quality
moments with exciting birds! (I was also glad to read about that
unexpected Green Heron moment you had last week!)
I hope all is well with you. My family and I are staying productive and
happy together and
I birdied Monkey Run tonight, May 13, from about 6-7:15 p.m. It was a lovely
evening, and the trails were full of birds. The highlights were a veery pair
and a flock of warblers, including yellow, yellow-rumped, and a very
cooperative black-throated blue (male). Great crested flycatcher,
This afternoon the 13th I was able to track a RED-HEADED WOODPECKER to a
possible nest site, a cavity in a snag of a tree, the species of which I have
not yet figured out but will. This bird has been seen or heard since 4 May, and
a pair successfully nested in the same vicinity last year. The
Thank you Anne.
Yeah - these redwings around my house are losing head feathers NOW - and
On Wed, May 13, 2020, 3:01 PM wrote:
> I will just offer the observation made several times while studying
> nesting redwinged blabkbirds at the Cornell ponds
1 or more of my many orioles yanked off 2 of the 4 bee guards from my H-bird
feeder so they could drink more easily! Even broke one bee guard!
Still no H-bird here.
I saw 2 different Indigo Buntings today & just saw my FOY American Redstart.
Also 2 female Rose breasted Grosbeaks with one male &
Finally, our FOY hummingbird showed up at the feeder today. Yay!
Cayugabirds-L List Info:
I will just offer the observation made several times while studying nesting
redwinged blabkbirds at the Cornell ponds that no males arrived with bald heads
but quite a few
Showed missing patches during EARLy breeding season while disputes were common.
At least once a fully feathered banded male
On Wed, May 13, 2020, 9:27 AM Tim Gallagher wrote:
> Here's a link to a piece they ran a few years ago on the Lab of
> Ornithology website:
The prolonged cold weather and northwest winds have put a damper on migration
But those conditions which make flying insects harder to find have herded the
swallows down to Cayuga Lake and the easier to watch marina at Allan H Treman
State Marine Park. There are no boats in the
I too would love to see those “camera trap” photos and would support their
inclusion in eBird.
Magnus Fiskesjö, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Cornell University
McGraw Hall, Room 201. Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
E-mail: magnus.fiske...@cornell.edu, or:
Some thoughts about eBird & non-standard reports: EBird has more than one
Certainly ornithologists want usable data, and that means lots of reports made
in the same way. That’s why eBird promotes “complete” checklists of a certain
length and time, which can be thrown in the same pile
Here's a link to a piece they ran a few years ago on the Lab of Ornithology
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