[cayugabirds-l] FOY Female RWBs

2021-04-04 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Just this afternoon, 2 at the feeders. Beauties! Laura Newfield -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

RE: [cayugabirds-l] OOB redpolls

2021-03-22 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I still have a handful of them in Newfield, foraging on and under the feeders. The group grew from an occasional one or two in mid-February to about 40 last week and is now dwindling. From: bounce-125481457-68441...@list.cornell.edu On Behalf Of Christie Rochester Sent: Monday, March 22,

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls!

2021-02-25 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I've had 2 Redpolls at my feeders for a week or so, first year to see any stick around my Newfield neighborhood. A RB Nuthatch has been here all winter. It's a joy to see one nearly every day! Laura -Original Message- From: bounce-125419449-68441...@list.cornell.edu On Behalf Of

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebird sleeping quarters

2021-02-03 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Each night, there are 4 Eastern Bluebirds tucking themselves into crooks and crannies of a locust tree behind my house. They gather on the tree in the afternoon and emerge at first light. I can't tell them apart so I wonder if they each go to the same spot or if they vie for the choicest

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbirds

2020-09-13 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I have one today at my feeders in Newfield. From: bounce-124937215-68441...@list.cornell.edu On Behalf Of Annette Nadeau Sent: Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:26 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbirds Yesterday (Saturday) I had two hummingbirds visiting my feeder here in

[cayugabirds-l] FOY birds in Newfield

2020-05-01 Thread Laura J. Heisey
This morning I have my FOY Rose-breasted Grosbeak, House Wren and Blue-headed Vireo in the yard and woods-edges. Hummingbird feeder and oranges are out but not visited yet. Laura Newfield -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Phoebe in Newfield

2020-04-05 Thread Laura J. Heisey
FOY Phoebe singing in my Newfield back yard. -Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Female Red-winged Blackbird

2020-03-23 Thread Laura J. Heisey
At my Newfield feeders. First I've seen this year. -Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls in Newfield yesterday

2019-02-24 Thread Laura J. Heisey
A flock of around 50 Common Redpolls visited my Newfield back yard yesterday around noon. It may have been more than 50, but I was indoors and they were very close to the house, so I could only count them in small groups. They stayed for just a few minutes, but what a treat those few minutes

RE: [cayugabirds-l] like "The Birds," large flock of Starlings nr West Danby ~08:50

2018-03-01 Thread Laura J. Heisey
There was flock of at least 150 blackbirds in Newfield ~7:00 this morning. I saw Grackles and Starlings, and maybe heard a few Red-Winged Blackbirds in the mix. Laura Shaffer Rd. From: bounce-122336192-68441...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-122336192-68441...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of

[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed woodpecker in Palmer Woods

2018-02-27 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Still there. I'm glad I finally got out to see it. A life bird for me. Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Flicker in Newfield

2017-12-31 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I just had a Norther Flicker at my backyard suet feeder. This is a first ever winter sighting of one for me here, as well as a first known feeder visit. Laura Heisey Newfield -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

RE:[cayugabirds-l] They're back!

2017-12-18 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I’m seeing quite a lot of activity at my feeders in Newfield, but fewer American Goldfinches for some reason. Over 20 Mourning Doves, lots of House Finches, DE Juncos, Northern Cardinals, Blue Jays, Chickadees and Tufted Titmouse, several Downy, Hairy, and Red-bellied woodpeckers, 2 Pileated

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park swan pen Baltimore Oriole nest

2017-05-23 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Being a semi-noob birder, I'm going to say I'm not 100% sure of what I saw, never having watched Orioles do this ... I think I spotted a Baltimore Oriole nest under construction yesterday. With binoculars I was able to follow a male carrying nest material from the lake side of the path to the

[cayugabirds-l] Common Yellowthroat in Cornell's Wee Stinky Glen

2017-05-05 Thread Laura J. Heisey
The one day I didn't carry my binoculars! I've never heard a Common Yellowthroat anywhere near there. It was singing from the honeysuckle bushes along the creek south of the stone footbridge, at ~11:45 this morning. I didn't have time to stick around and get a look at it. Laura --

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow in Newfield

2017-03-22 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Just saw my first ever Fox Sparrow on the ground below my feeders. Life list #127. I'm very much looking forward to adding lots more on this year's Spring Field Ornithology class field trips. Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Geese

2017-02-24 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I heard some flying over Newfield around 6:00 this morning. -Original Message- From: bounce-121272735-68441...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-121272735-68441...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Laura Stenzler Sent: Friday, February 24, 2017 8:36 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow-bellied sapsucker

2016-12-16 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I believe I spotted a yellow-bellied sapsucker at my feeders in Newfield this afternoon. I could only see its back and head, and while I haven't seen many that close, I am very familiar with all of the year-round woodpeckers here, and it wasn't any of the usual visitors. I heard them in the

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Clay-colored Sparrow returns to Cornell

2016-05-09 Thread Laura J. Heisey
The Clay-colored Sparrow is singing from the same trees this morning. Its distinctive song makes it easy to spot even with the blossoms. -Original Message- From: bounce-120461122-68441...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120461122-68441...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Gary Kohlenberg

[cayugabirds-l] Red-tailed hawk and Crow at Sage Hall, Cornell campus

2016-04-25 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Twice today I've watched a crow dive-bombing a Red-tailed Hawk as it sits perched atop one or another of the Sage Hall spires. The hawk seems unperturbed. Pretty entertaining! Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager in Wee Stinky Glen

2016-03-31 Thread Laura J. Heisey
It's still here. I just saw it (and reported to eBird) in the tallest tree across from the semi-circle of benches between Day Hall and Sage Hall. Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager still there?

2016-03-20 Thread Laura J. Heisey
It's here this morning. It was in the dogwood just outside the upper Cornell Store entrance at 7:38 and then flew off to Wee Stinky Glen. From: bounce-120277486-68441...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120277486-68441...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Laura J. Heisey Sent: Wednesday, March 16

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager still there?

2016-03-18 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I saw it alongside Day Hall on its usual window sill and on the ground below at 7:40 this morning. From: bounce-120277227-68441...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120277227-68441...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Donna Lee Scott Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 2:46 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Carolina Wrens nesting in hanging baskets

2014-08-24 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I had my first ever Carolina Wren nest in a hanging basket of tuberous begonias this summer. One person I told said, Of course you do! They successfully raised and fledged five chicks. They're nesting all over my property in Newfield. I hear the buzzy I'm bringing food sound all day long every

[cayugabirds-l] New sightings imminent!

2014-07-11 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I just got permission to hang out in the woods across the road from my house on Shaffer Rd. I am SO looking forward to looking for Ovenbirds, Scarlet Tanagers, and many others. Thank you to those who have helped me identify by sound what I'm going to look for first. -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Carolina Wrens

2014-06-23 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Hi all, There are 2 Carolina Wrens attempting to build nests in hanging baskets on my porch. Is that normal behavior? Should I discourage them? I'm not sure how I'll be able to water the plants without damaging the nests. What will happen to them over the winter? Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Another nesting Carolina Wren question

2014-06-23 Thread Laura J. Heisey
They really went to town today. The hollowed out parts of both baskets are stuffed with moss and all kinds of other material. One basket is accessible by chipmunks, which I know is disastrous for the wrens. It's hanging on a shepherd's hook attached to the porch railing. I can remove the hook

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Another nesting Carolina Wren question

2014-06-23 Thread Laura J. Heisey
, Laura J. Heisey wrote: They really went to town today. The hollowed out parts of both baskets are stuffed with moss and all kinds of other material. One basket is accessible by chipmunks, which I know is disastrous for the wrens. It's hanging on a shepherd's hook attached to the porch railing. I

[cayugabirds-l] Help a newbie identify a bird song?

2014-06-01 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Would anyone be willing to have me send them a short video with audio of a bird I have never heard? I'm new to birding so I don't know how to describe the sound in words. Thanks in advance, Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME