Re: [cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon with Mallard

2021-02-23 Thread Peter Saracino
Cool Dave. Where is the Iron Works? Pete Sar On Tue, Feb 23, 2021, 9:18 PM Dave K wrote: > ~5PM I came across the Gyrfalcon that had a Mallard on a field South of > Seneca Iron Works. The Mallard was still moving when I arrived but I didn't > see the catch. The Gyrfalcon had to fend off two

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No Birds

2021-02-23 Thread Paul Schmitt
I agree with Marie and add that sometimes they find something better- less wind exposure or richer food.My hummingbirds disappear for about 8 to 10 days each summer and I figure there is a temporary food source they prefer. The squirrels disappeared from the feeders here for about 5 days, and

[cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon with Mallard

2021-02-23 Thread Dave K
~5PM I came across the Gyrfalcon that had a Mallard on a field South of Seneca Iron Works. The Mallard was still moving when I arrived but I didn't see the catch. The Gyrfalcon had to fend off two hawks but managed to keep its prey. Between hawks and despite traffic it fed steadily and

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Large Crow flight

2021-02-23 Thread Deb Grantham
I live up on Sheffield Road, Ithaca/Enfield town line. I used to see many, probably hundreds, crows commuting up here every morning not long after it got light. They’d come from the southeast, City of Ithaca (I actually followed and backtracked them a couple of times), heading northwest. As

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No Birds

2021-02-23 Thread Marie P. Read
My bet would be the weather. Yesterday was cold and windy...birds are more hungry in those circumstances. Today it's much milder. 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

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No Birds

2021-02-23 Thread Todd Beeton
After a couple of weeks of nonstop action out at my feeders (I'm in Geneva) it's been more than a week without a single bird. The high activity of mostly sparrows, chickadees and a couple woodpeckers and nuthatches at my feeders corresponded with flocks of robins and starlings that took over my

[cayugabirds-l] No Birds

2021-02-23 Thread Carl Steckler
Yesterday there were dozens of birds at my feeders. So many that I had to refill the seed cake feeders. Today I have not seen any birds at all. Very strange , any one have any ideas? Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] New feeder birds

2021-02-23 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Nope. Not the hoped-for Redpolls ! ( altho, there are some redpolls in the general vicinity, seen on both Algerine & Emmons Roads). It’s a pair of Mallards who started out under the street-side feeder & ground food areas the last 2 days. I saw them, as well as their footprints in several