[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow and B'bird

2021-03-13 Thread Karen
Two singing Fox Sprrow, female cardinal feeding a male cardinal, bluebird along drive. What a great day. cheers, John -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Question about "blackbirds."

2021-03-13 Thread Linda Orkin
Liz that’s a great question that I’ve wondered about myself. Hope answers/guesses get posted here. Starlings aren’t even related. Linda Orkin Ithaca > On Mar 13, 2021, at 11:58 AM, Liz Brown wrote: > >  > Here's something I wonder about every spring, when the big mixed flocks of >

[cayugabirds-l] Question about "blackbirds."

2021-03-13 Thread Liz Brown
Here's something I wonder about every spring, when the big mixed flocks of grackles, blackbirds, cowbirds, and starlings show up: Why do all our black passerines (with the exception of crows and ravens) hang out together? There aren't any small black birds who DON'T join these big flocks, are

[cayugabirds-l] Eurasian Wigeon at Stewart Park

2021-03-13 Thread Diane Morton
The male Eurasian Wigeon found by Dave Nutter at Stewart Park yesterday is still there this morning. Foraging with American Wigeon and Green-winged Teal on a mud bar out from the tennis courts. It is windy viewing but good light. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Geese on other lakes?

2021-03-13 Thread David McCartt
I’ve seen large rafts of Snows on Owasco Lake. David McCartt > On Mar 13, 2021, at 6:58 AM, Kyle Gage wrote: > > I live on Canandaigua Lake & we can get flocks of several thousand & in fact > a sizable flock was around most of this winter. Seneca Lake can also have > decent numbers but

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Geese on other lakes?

2021-03-13 Thread Kyle Gage
I live on Canandaigua Lake & we can get flocks of several thousand & in fact a sizable flock was around most of this winter. Seneca Lake can also have decent numbers but neither lake has the incredible numbers Cayuga Lake gets. I’m not sure of numbers on the other Finger Lakes but eBird records