Re: [cayugabirds-l] Where are all my feeder birds

2017-10-21 Thread Linda Madeo
Not sure if this is related to available food, but about a week ago we had a flock of red-winged blackbirds hanging out in the tops of our trees in the back yard (not a huge flock, but maybe 20-30). I don't remember ever seeing them at this time of year, but they were definitely RWBBs. On Thu,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Old Birds/New Birds

2015-05-06 Thread Linda Madeo
I find our visiting Bunting likes both Niger seed and sunflower seed. That's what we have out. On May 6, 2015, at 3:42 PM, Melanie Uhlir wrote: What do Indigo Buntings eat at a feeder? I will buy LOTS of it! On 5/6/2015 2:35 PM, Alicia Plotkin wrote: Nothing borrowed but

[cayugabirds-l] American Kestrel on Yaple Rd. in Danby

2015-01-26 Thread Linda Madeo
This morning between 9 and 10 we had an American Kestrel perched on top of a telephone pole in front of our house. It appeared to be a male and was enjoying a nice meal of small rodent. We usually see them from about April into the summer as they often nest on our property, but have never seen

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Robins

2014-02-27 Thread Linda Madeo
I'm thinking that they are starting to filter in .. there does seem to be a big influx recently. On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 7:52 PM, Marie P. Read wrote: Lots of robins about...I just haven't posted about it! Scores of them feeding on the still-fruit-laden the crabapples in the