Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummers

2021-09-16 Thread Carol Schmitt
We still have Hummers at the feeder, drinking deeply to stoke up.  We know they're "ours" since they are very tame and hover over our heads while we read on the deck!Beautiful day, too!Carol S. -Original Message- From: Whitings To: madonna stallmann Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Thu,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Former Ithaca birder Ned Brinkley has passed

2020-11-22 Thread Carol Schmitt

Re: [cayugabirds-l] RHWO at Long Point

2020-07-01 Thread Carol Schmitt

[cayugabirds-l] Upside down Hummingbird

2020-06-28 Thread Carol Schmitt

[cayugabirds-l] Hummer! 5/2/19

2019-05-02 Thread Carol Schmitt
Just had a hummingbird at our Aurora cottage! Last year we also saw our first one on May 2nd. Carol Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Paul on the radio!

2018-12-27 Thread Carol Schmitt
Hi Paul, Nice job this morning! For those of you who didn't catch it, he did a great job describing and promoting the Christmas Count. The podcast should be available soon on the WHCU website, under Your Turn. Carol Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Clear cutting under powerlines

2018-06-08 Thread Carol Schmitt
remove any trees they deem a possible future problemunder any of their power lines. Carol Schmitt -Original Message- From: Muhammad Arif To: Marie P. Read ; Karen L Edelstein ; CAYUGABIRDS-L Cc: Bill Evans ; Donna Lee Scott ; Candace Cornell Sent: Fri, Jun 8, 2018 11:33 am Subject: RE

[cayugabirds-l] male hummer 5/2

2018-05-02 Thread Carol Schmitt
Just hung the hummingbird feeder at our lakeside, Aurora-area cottage, and was dive-bombed by a handsome male hummer. Our last earliest record was May 3rd. Carol S. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl by Lott Farm

2018-04-06 Thread Carol Schmitt
A Snowy Owl was still up by Lott Farm yesterday, across theroad under the wind turbine, sitting in the field. A handsome bird. Carol S. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] female redwing back

2018-03-19 Thread Carol Schmitt
We had a female Redwing at our feeders yesterday. Isn't this a bit early, or are they around already? Carol S. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: No birds - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tree swallow

2017-06-17 Thread Carol Schmitt
These reports are very worrisome. Fortunately, this year we have a fairly usual supply of Hummers, Tree Swallows and other named species at our cottage (near Long Point). But -- remember at night when moths used to flutter at windows in great numbers? When did you last see that? At least the

[cayugabirds-l] Marie Read’s National Wildlife cover photo!

2017-03-26 Thread Carol Schmitt
Our local photographer extraordinaire Marie Read’s photo of a Rose-breasted Grosbeakgraces the April/May 2017 issue of NationalWildlife Magazine. Congratulations again to her! Carol Schmitt See it at :

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: The Washington Post: First a peck, eventually a peep: Watch baby eagle emerge from egg in SE Washington

2017-03-15 Thread Carol Schmitt
In spite of the storm Carol Schmitt Subject: The Washington Post: First a peck, eventually a peep: Watch baby eagle emerge from egg in SE Washington First a peck, eventually a peep: Watch baby eagle emerge from egg in SE Washington -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine story from Maine

2016-11-28 Thread Carol Schmitt
I was forwarded this from a friend who has an island in Maine. A nice story. Carol Schmitt Sent: Friday, November 25, 2016 11:48 AM Subject: : “A Falcon Named Feisty” : “A Falcon Named Feisty” A Falcon Named

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Oriole

2016-04-28 Thread Carol Schmitt
I've been wondering when Orioles would show up at our lakeside cottage! Time to get out the oranges and jelly Carol Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] airport woodcocks

2016-03-25 Thread Carol Schmitt
Woodcocks weredisplaying last night at the airport as darkness fell --- about 7:30pm, in their usualfield on Mohawk Rd, south of the intersection with Snyder Rd. We lookforward to this spring ritual every year, ever since our first woodcock huntwith Betsy Darlington many years ago! Carol

[cayugabirds-l] Our club Prez on the radio!

2015-12-29 Thread Carol Schmitt
Jody Enck was interviewed this morning on WHCU, and gave a great description of our upcoming Christmas Count! If you missed it, you can listen to the podcast: Nice job, Jody! Carol Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant American Pipits etc

2015-11-06 Thread Carol Schmitt
before the gate. Carol Schmitt -Original Message- From: Marie P. Read <> To: CAYUGABIRDS-L <> Sent: Fri, Nov 6, 2015 11:04 am Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant American Pipits etc My walk on blustery Mt Pleasant this morni

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Taurid Meteor Shower

2015-11-05 Thread Carol Schmitt
If we get clear skies in the next few nights, watch for the Taurid meteors. This year could be another good show. (Taurus is to the right of Orion. Use Orion's belt as a pointer.) Carol Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Loon fallout

2015-10-21 Thread Carol Schmitt
Loons were everywhere on the lake today. The best part is their music -- constant calling back and forth to each other, starting before first light and continuing into the evening. Carol Schmitt (south of Long Point) -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Holiday weekend bird

2015-09-05 Thread Carol Schmitt
We took this shot this afternoon, (from about 6 ft. away, through glass and screen), of "our" guy! He spends his a lot of each day in the trees over our deck, and plunging in the water. Carol Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] osprey, Red-thr Loon, Snipe, Woodcock

2015-04-02 Thread Carol Schmitt
Yesterday morning, while watching the Red-throated Loon by the white lighthouse, an Osprey flew over and landed by the inlet. On a roll, we continued on and the Snipe was still calmly probing in the wet spot on Stevenson Rd. Last night, precisely at 8:00 pm (Mohawk Rd, airport). a Woodcock

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Moving the Christmas Count Date Earlier

2013-12-30 Thread Carol Schmitt
Iagree with Sandy. The Jan. 1stdate for the count has its origins with Doc Allen, I believe. He chose it since everyone would have aday off anyway and this has worked for years. All of our data is based on thisdate so I would think that consistency would have value. (Kevin?) Until

[cayugabirds-l] Palmer's Woods - Prof. Lawrence Palmer

2013-05-14 Thread Carol Schmitt
Dr. E. Lawrence Palmer was a professor of nature study at Cornell, a number of decades ago. One of our famous local people, actually, with a long tenure and many professional books and articles to his name. His son was the shoe-throwing, Attica/Weatherman Robin Palmer! Carol Schmitt