[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse area RBA

2020-05-18 Thread Joseph Brin
RBA   *  New York *  Syracuse * May 18, 2020 *  NYSY  05. 18. 20   Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert Dates(s): May 11 2020 to May 18, 2020 to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mandatory masks

2020-05-18 Thread Kate T. Finn
Marsha, can you post this to the Black Diamond Trail Facebook page, or would you like me to? We stopped walking the Black Diamond once weather brought out more people, and we live a stone's throw from the trail, for this same reason. Kate T Finn, West Hill On Mon, May 18, 2020 at 12:23 PM

[cayugabirds-l] Mandatory masks

2020-05-18 Thread marsha kardon
FYI I was birding on the Black Diamond Trail Sunday morning and was disappointed to find that some bicycle riders, runners, birdwatchers and walkers were not wearing masks as they passed me. The trail is not very wide, and the bicycle riders did not even try to stay on the opposite side of where

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-18 Thread Whitings
Thanks very much for your response! I appreciate it! Diana dianawhitingphotography.com > On May 18, 2020, at 10:39 AM, Geo Kloppel wrote: > > Yes, tent tree or maybe forest tent caterpillar, or some similar > Lepidopteran that lays a compact mass of many hundreds of eggs that all hatch >

[cayugabirds-l] Around Tompkins County (FLLT SBQ update), May 15-17

2020-05-18 Thread Mark Chao
I got out to five Finger Lakes Land Trust sites in Tompkins County from Friday through Sunday, mostly with Miyoko Chu. Highlights and selected photos are here at the Spring Bird Quest 2020 page: https://www.fllt.org/spring-bird-quest-updates/ (updated through Saturday). My SBQ species tally

[cayugabirds-l] Etna, NY: Orchard Orioles

2020-05-18 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
This morning, we were pleasantly surprised to find two Orchard Orioles frequenting our back yard flowering quince. Later, the male was heard singing from various trees in our yard. Details below: 8 Etna Lane, Tompkins, New York, US May 18, 2020 7:29 AM Protocol: Incidental 1 species Orchard

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: eBird Report - Hawthorn Orchard and East Ithaca Rec. Way, May 18, 2020

2020-05-18 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Very quiet at the Hawthorn Orchard on this drizzly morning...see my notes below. Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: mailto:ebird-checkl...@cornell.edu>> Date: May 18, 2020 at 11:15:39 EDT To: mailto:c...@cornell.edu>> Subject: eBird Report - Hawthorn

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-18 Thread Geo Kloppel
Yes, tent tree or maybe forest tent caterpillar, or some similar Lepidopteran that lays a compact mass of many hundreds of eggs that all hatch simultaneously like those in the photo. Food for Cuckoos, but probably not Prothonotary Warblers. -Geo > On May 18, 2020, at 9:20 AM, Marie P. Read

[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker currently in Ellis Hollow

2020-05-18 Thread Irby Lovette
Have had a Red-headed Woodpecker at and around my backyard feeders all morning. Will be very difficult to see from the road, so please email me directly if you would like socially distanced instructions on how to look for it, and/or an update on whether it is still around. I live near the

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-18 Thread Marie P. Read
Geo, do you think they're tent caterpillars? That's what I thought... Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA e-mail m...@cornell.edu Website: http://www.marieread.com AUTHOR of: Mastering Bird Photography: The Art, Craft, and Technique of

[cayugabirds-l] Common Yellowthroat in Ninebark

2020-05-18 Thread Regi Teasley
We were pleased to se a Common Yellowthroat working in the Ninebark bush in our yard. Just one more reason to plant native plants for birds. Regi Cliff Park Rd, West Hill Ithaca Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-18 Thread Geo Kloppel
It looks like there was an egg mass right on the box, and they’ve all just hatched. Be climbing the trees soon. -Geo > On May 17, 2020, at 6:59 PM, Marie P. Read wrote: > > Hi Diana and Cayugabirders, > > Here is what birdsoftheworld.org (formerly Birds of North America online) > says

[cayugabirds-l] Tennessee Warbler and N. waterthrush in B-dale

2020-05-18 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I had a Tennessee Warbler foraging in my pear tree this morning feeding from freshly opened blossoms. I also heard a N Waterthrush from my deck on Burns Rd B-dale Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-351-5154