[cayugabirds-l] Big brown bats .. Union Springs

2020-05-22 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
At 7:30 this evening I saw a big brown bat flying around the spruce tree in front of the house. I probably missed seeing the 2nd one because I was checking on the orange halves that have drawn unwanted ants. I daubed Vaseline on the branch on which the feeder hangs. This is the 3rd time I've

[cayugabirds-l] Barred owls at Lake Treman

2020-05-22 Thread Kevin C Packard
Hi everyone, A barred owl nest with nestling peering out was observed in a basswood tree cavity on the Treman Lake trail loop on the east side of the lake. Posted to ebird with photos (a little blurry as the distance was a little too much for my camera lens) and audio recording of adult

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Howland Island question

2020-05-22 Thread Johnson, Alyssa
Hi everyone! I’ve heard some rumors going around, and we got a question at the MAC, that Carncross Rd leading to Howland’s Island has been washed out at some point. I haven’t been in the area recently so I checked with the DEC on Morgan Rd. The road is not washed out. There was water over the

[cayugabirds-l] Blackpoll warbler

2020-05-22 Thread Laura Stenzler
Blackpoll warbler singing in the swamp on Armitage Rd, near the prothonotary warbler box. The prothonotary is also singing, as well as eastern wood pewee, northern waterthrush, yellow throated vireo, redstarts, Nashville warbler, great crested flycatcher and all of the regulars. A beautiful