[cayugabirds-l] Cathedral bells ring out as New Zealand welcomes godwits after longest migration

2021-09-22 Thread Linda Orkin
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Re: [cayugabirds-l] egrets

2021-08-27 Thread Linda Orkin
That is an interesting spot. I wonder what effect abundant rain and water flow might have had on this spot that perhaps made it more attractive and lured them there. Linda Orkin’s > On Aug 27, 2021, at 12:57 PM, Jay McGowan wrote: > >  > Other observers reported three Great Egrets (the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] bald bluejays

2021-08-18 Thread Linda Orkin
Astrid yes. A cooomon observation at this time of year. https://feederwatch.org/learn/unusual-birds/bald-headed-birds/ Linda Orkin Ithaca NY > On Aug 18, 2021, at 11:34 AM, Astrid Jirka wrote: > >  > Hi folks, > > I have at least 2, if not 3, blue jays coming to my fe

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cedar waxwings fly catching?

2021-08-13 Thread Linda Orkin
Donald and Lillian Stokes say is just a myth but I saw it with my own eyes. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY > On Aug 13, 2021, at 6:57 PM, Jill Holtzman Leichter wrote: > >  > Yep I saw them doing that at Dryden Lake last year. A lot of young birds too. > > Get Outlook for

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured Great Blue Heron

2021-08-10 Thread Linda Orkin
imalhelpnow/id511153457. We have > an Ithaca-based rehabber on call right now. Perhaps it would be helpful to > post this information on the listserv? There’s also a website for those w/o a > smartphone: https://ahnow.org/ > > All the best, > Christine > > >>> On

[cayugabirds-l] Injured Great Blue Heron

2021-08-10 Thread Linda Orkin
any idea how this bird could be caught and restrained and rescued but I’m sure there are people out there with experience. Sad time of year for young naive beings. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: More on Merlin Re: [cayugabirds-l] Merlin results/Turkey Vulture

2021-07-09 Thread Linda Orkin
into the season Linda Orkin > On Jul 9, 2021, at 3:28 PM, Dave Nutter wrote: > > Hi all, > I think the Library of Natural Sound used to ask, when archiving audio, > whether the bird was seen to make the call. Now, when people include audio > with eBird submissions, that que

Re: More on Merlin Re: [cayugabirds-l] Merlin results/Turkey Vulture

2021-07-09 Thread Linda Orkin
Re: [cayugabirds-l] Possible Worm-eating Warblers in Lansing NY > Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2021 12:02:10 -0400 > From: Jay McGowan > Reply-To: Jay McGowan > To: Linda Orkin > CC: Barbara Bauer Sadovnic , KitKat PonyBird > , Cayugabirds-L > > > Hi Linda, > Yes, c

More on Merlin Re: [cayugabirds-l] Merlin results/Turkey Vulture

2021-07-09 Thread Linda Orkin
to confirm your own vocal id. One thing I’m really liking is the number of other vocalizations like chips and flight calls that are also available Linda Orkin > On Jul 9, 2021, at 10:20 AM, Peter Saracino wrote: > >  > I played the song of a junco from IBird pro on one elect

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Possible Worm-eating Warblers in Lansing NY

2021-07-07 Thread Linda Orkin
Jay I wonder if you can say what we should do if we know song ID is incorrect. I got worm eating warbler for chipping sparrow down by vas’s park rink today and I clicked no match. Is that the best way to tri and alert Merlin to an incorrect choice? Linda Orkin > On Jul 6, 2021, at 10:32

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Chickadee learning

2021-07-05 Thread Linda Orkin
nging caterpillars for days. They decided to nest in a old > decorative log on my porch that has a woodpecker hole in it. > They are wonderful company. > Pete Sar > > >> On Mon, Jul 5, 2021, 12:38 PM Linda Orkin wrote: >> I’m sitting on my front porch on Muriel street

[cayugabirds-l] Chickadee learning

2021-07-05 Thread Linda Orkin
hey sweetie clear whistled song around every fifth time the young one tries. And then the the young one holds the whistled tone more clearly and is more likely to be able to complete the phrase. He also tries to accompany simultaneously. Very neat. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY -- Cayugabirds-L

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Chimney Swifts

2021-06-27 Thread Linda Orkin
g in > the group you saw. I'm not sure how one would be able to differentiate the > young though. I love those Swifts with their enthusiastic chattering. > -Josh > >> On Sun, Jun 27, 2021, 1:04 PM Linda Orkin wrote: >> There are approximately 10 Swifts foraging and tw

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Follow-up communication to Cornell re mowing of hay at peak nesting time

2021-06-27 Thread Linda Orkin
Just wonderful Jody, and everyone who contributed and moved this discussion forward so meaningfully and substantially. Cannot wait to hear a positive reply. Linda Orkin > On Jun 27, 2021, at 2:56 PM, Poppy Singer > wrote: > >  > Superb letter! > >> On Sun, Jun

[cayugabirds-l] Chimney Swifts

2021-06-27 Thread Linda Orkin
There are approximately 10 Swifts foraging and twittering over the Tompkins County library. They so gladden me. I hope they’re finding enough to eat. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Fields being mowed.

2021-06-15 Thread Linda Orkin
fed. Grass taken from the land to pass through animals and in that inefficient process turning to food for humans. Linda Orkin Ithaca NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] YB Cuckoo

2021-06-09 Thread Linda Orkin
> On Jun 9, 2021, at 11:49 AM, Jgaffne2 wrote: > > We have had YB cuckoos, I think at least two based on hearing them from > different directions closely together, at our home on Turkey hill > > > Sent from my iPhone > >>> On Jun 9, 2021, at 11:23 AM, Deb Grantham wrote: >>> >>  >>

[cayugabirds-l] Info and action on proposed fast track approval for siting of wind farm in NYS

2021-06-07 Thread Linda Orkin
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Re: [cayugabirds-l] because there have been a few questions

2021-03-30 Thread Linda Orkin
compassion. I am glad to see it in action here. A good place to donate to. Thanks Deb Linda Orkin Ithaca NY > On Mar 30, 2021, at 9:31 AM, Deb Grantham wrote: > >  > A local resource: Caring for wildlife in Cornell’s own backyard | Alumni, > parents, and friends | Cor

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

[cayugabirds-l] Fish Crows

2021-03-09 Thread Linda Orkin
I heard and saw my first Fish Crows this morning at blue grass lane. I don’t know enough about them to surmise where they’ve been or if they’ve been here and quiet since the summer. Regardless it was another very welcome voice added to the morning mix. Linda Orkin Ithaca NY -- Cayugabirds

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cedar Waxwings

2021-01-23 Thread Linda Orkin
Carol what were yours eating? Linda Orkin. > On Jan 23, 2021, at 11:02 AM, Carol Cedarholm wrote: > >  > What are they eating? > >> On Sat, Jan 23, 2021 at 10:55 AM Robin Cisne wrote: >> Several times this winter I've seen a flock at the south end of Lackawan

[cayugabirds-l] YB Sapsuckers

2021-01-09 Thread Linda Orkin
Just had two YB Sapsuckers on cherry tree trunk at the side of our house on Muriel Street. I’ve heard them around a few times but seeing them like that made me wonder if bright sun today could be making sap run at all. Anyone? Linda Orkin Ithaca NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ned Brinkley

2020-11-23 Thread Linda Orkin
and wide and when something like weather interfered-with owling He would switch gears immediately and take us to Blue Grass Lane to look for migrating salamanders that would be brought out by the rain. Is there a link or something for what you are referencing? Linda Orkin > On Nov 23, 2

[cayugabirds-l] Ruby-crowned Kinglets

2020-10-23 Thread Linda Orkin
I’m on my porch watching two Ruby-crowned Kinglets foraging in dogwood shrubs plucking stuff from the leaves. So flitty and busy. Linda Orkin Muriel street Ithaca NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] GH Owl Singing

2020-10-06 Thread Linda Orkin
u > Wk: 607-254-2412 > Cell: 607-342-4594 > > > On 10/5/20, 9:39 PM, "bounce-125008573-3493...@list.cornell.edu on > behalf of Linda Orkin" behalf of wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote: > > We’ve been hearing one and two Great-horned owls from Muriel street > so

Re: [cayugabirds-l] GH Owl Singing

2020-10-05 Thread Linda Orkin
. Although I doubt the Crows agree that it’s neat. Linda Orkin Ithaca NY > On Oct 5, 2020, at 8:13 PM, Suan Hsi Yong wrote: > > A Great Horned Owl was singing this evening at Six-Mile Creek, > repeating the classic sequence of hoots starting around 7pm from the > hills sout

Re: [cayugabirds-l] New Mexico Mass Motality

2020-09-18 Thread Linda Orkin
hope this is an ok discussion at this time. Linda Orkin Ithaca NY > On Sep 18, 2020, at 8:53 AM, Jeff Gerbracht wrote: > >  > While this is an interesting discussion, we have certainly veered far off the > topic of Cayuga Birds. It might be time to move this specific thread

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Migratory Bird Teaty Act

2020-06-16 Thread Linda Orkin
finch. Linda Orkin. The bottom line for me, law or not, is that we should tolerate a And welcome this meeting in a world we have made so inimical for wild life survival. That’s what I would do, not disturb these birds at all. > On Jun 16, 2020, at 11:50 AM, Suan Hsi Yong wrote: > >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] The Bald Eagle: A Conservation Success Story

2020-06-15 Thread Linda Orkin
with eggs or babies, for good reasons, so I think the best thing you can do for the Purple Finches is to spread a tarp under their nest and enjoy them. Linda Orkin > On Jun 15, 2020, at 9:06 AM, Asher Hockett wrote: > >  > I suggest you move the entire basket. > >> On Mo

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Writing from a black birder

2020-06-07 Thread Linda Orkin
Thank you for this and for the reminder that just being out there can be so dangerous and frightening for black people. Linda Orkin > On Jun 7, 2020, at 9:51 AM, Mary Jane Thomas wrote: > > Drew Lanham spoke at RIT in September of 2016. An excellent presentation. > > MJ &g

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Listening to birds

2020-06-01 Thread Linda Orkin
Not to forget a wonderful recorder Bob McGuire!! Linda > On Jun 1, 2020, at 9:25 AM, Peter Saracino wrote: > >  > Right you are Bob (about our fine and talented local folks)! > Pete Sar > >> On Mon, Jun 1, 2020, 9:21 AM bob mcguire wrote: >> Thanks, Pete, for posting. And note that the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Oriole

2020-05-03 Thread Linda Orkin
Heard many Baltimore Orioles around in walks today. And my granddaughter and my daughter saw Red-bellied Woodpeckers copulating. They thought that was neat to observe. Linda Orkin Northeast Ithaca. > On May 3, 2020, at 2:38 PM, Ken Haas wrote: > > Like Stephanie, I too fou

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Of Unleashed Dogs and Waterthrushes

2020-04-27 Thread Linda Orkin
. It is inconceivable tinned how people can do totally disregard both signs and the comfort of others. And the impact of their canines on the woodland creatures off trail. I am wondering if the unleashed dogs who behave always stay at their owners sides. Linda Orkin living near Sapsucker woods. And also

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bird-Safe Collars for cats

2020-03-17 Thread Linda Orkin
I wonder what would happen if I bought several and distributed them to my neighbors. Thanks Candace. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY Sent from my iPhone The great philosopher Schopenhauer, in criticizing how some Christians treat animals, wrote, “Shame on such a morality that fails to recognize

Re: [cayugabirds-l] singing House Finches

2020-02-20 Thread Linda Orkin
Not trying compete but House Finches on Muriel street and downtown Ithaca heard singing very sweetly and complete. Also heard what I believe was Purple Finch singing around my house the other day. Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of

[cayugabirds-l] There male redwings

2020-02-18 Thread Linda Orkin
There are currently three male Red-winged Blackbirds on the ground under our feeders on Muriel Street in Ithaca NY. Nice to see. Welcome back guys. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Cancellation of Sapsucker woods beginner bird walk for Saturday.

2020-02-07 Thread Linda Orkin
Please note we are cancelling this 8 AM Saturday February 8 walk due to weather and trail conditions. Sunday’s will go on as usual. Sorry for any inconvenience. Thanks Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods bird walk Sunday December 1

2019-11-29 Thread Linda Orkin
This walk will be canceled due to impending complicated weather forecast for snow, sleet and freezing rain. Stay warm and safe all. Thanks much. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun > an

[cayugabirds-l] Take action

2019-09-21 Thread Linda Orkin
-healthy-forage-fish-populations-warming?emci=00b41d4d-d5db-e911-b5e9-2818784d6d68=08477eda-71dc-e911-b5e9-2818784d6d68=651366=policy-adv-email-ea-x-engagement_20190921_advisory_source=ea_medium=email_campaign=engagement_20190921_advisory Thanks much. Linda Orkin. Sent from my iPhone

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nysbirds-l] Fwd: News Alert: North America has lost 29% of its birds since 1970, study finds. Experts blame habitat loss, pesticides, light pollution and cats.

2019-09-20 Thread Linda Orkin
. I hope down to my very bones that the “despair leading to change” has good staying power. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun > and the light, and of that proportion of life and time it ha

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Waterthrush

2019-05-18 Thread Linda Orkin
Singing once again at Wodleton in Sapsucker Woods. Have a beautiful weekend all. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun > and the light, and of that proportion of life and time it ha

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Th 5/16

2019-05-16 Thread Linda Orkin
Sounds like a wonderful morning. Glad you were out there. Interestingly we did not hear any Northern Waterthrush along the Woodleton Boardwalk yesterday either and they are so reliably persistent, usually. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 12:47 PM Mark Chao wrote: >

[cayugabirds-l] Chimney Swift’s

2019-05-06 Thread Linda Orkin
Flying and twittering. Downtown Ithaca. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun > and the light, and of that proportion of life and time it had been born into > the world to enjoy" Plutarch > > I

Re: [cayugabirds-l] "tethered raptor"!

2019-04-09 Thread Linda Orkin
Wow Tobias I think we'll all be heading out to see this. Thanks for the update. I, for one, am relieved. Linda Orkin On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 9:47 AM Tobias Dean wrote: > > > Lest any anxious readers of this list saw my message last night, after a > West End appointment this mo

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Saturday morning bird walks at Stewart Park

2019-04-05 Thread Linda Orkin
part. I wanted to remind everyone that the Cayuga Bird Club also leads bird walks in Sapsucker Woods on both Saturday’s and Sunday’s at 8:30. These go on all year but heyspring is here. No better time. Binoculars are available for these also. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone

Re: [cayugabirds-l] phoebe

2019-03-28 Thread Linda Orkin
I also heard an Eastern Phoebe singing early this morning at Sapsucker Woods. Very nice and made me feel spring. Linda Orkin On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 2:35 PM marsha kardon wrote: > Saw a first of the year phoebe on Bundy Road just now. Also, this morning > a wren flew out of my

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Update

2019-02-01 Thread Linda Orkin
I don’t know how others responded but perhaps the tree provides some specific site related shelter from the cold that may not be true or necessary at other times or in the past. I sound think you would see them foraging if they were. Keep watching and see what you see. Linda Orkin Ithaca NY

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sunday January 18 field trip and bird walk CANCELLED

2019-01-18 Thread Linda Orkin
Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun > and the light, and of that proportion of life and time it had been born into > the world to enjoy" Plutarch > > If you permit > this evil, what is the good > of the good of your life? > >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Suet question

2018-12-16 Thread Linda Orkin
I mane vegan diet with organic peanut butter organic vegetable shortening and corn meal. For this worry and for other concerns. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun > and the light, and of that proport

Re: [cayugabirds-l] cayugabirds-l digest: August 21, 2018

2018-08-21 Thread Linda Orkin
Sorry. I was confused too. I voted yes. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 21, 2018, at 9:07 AM, Rising, Gerald wrote: > > Linda, I am confused by your message. You argue for YES but indicate that you > have voted NO. Gerry > ____ > From: L

Re: [cayugabirds-l] cayugabirds-l digest: August 21, 2018

2018-08-21 Thread Linda Orkin
to be accepted as a norm. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 21, 2018, at 8:16 AM, Marie P. Read wrote: > > Hi all, > I just voted FOR cat licensing, mostly for the first reason that Gerald > mentioned below. > > Marie > > Marie Read Wildlife Photography > 45

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods bird walk cancelled

2018-06-23 Thread Linda Orkin
Hey all. Due to illness the 8:30 AM Saturday bird walk will not be led by anyone. Sorry for any inconvenience Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Where are the birds?

2018-06-20 Thread Linda Orkin
ticle from the Guardian. There is no lack of warnings about these declines. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/18/swifts-tragic-decline-birds Linda Orkin On Wed, Jun 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM, Marc Devokaitis wrote: > One thing Dave didn't mention is the possibility of the (increasi

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Where are the birds?

2018-06-18 Thread Linda Orkin
as banders etc really see these effects so poignantly and knowledgeably Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 1:28 PM, wrote: > Hi! > > Over 30years of banding, migration and population study here and we > experienced and ever increasing paucity of birds. About 15 years a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Monkey Run south Scarlet Tanager

2018-05-09 Thread Linda Orkin
I heard one also on the walkway at the end of Muriel Street this morning. It was fun to hear that burry song again. I didn't look for him, just enjoyed his music. Linda On Wed, May 9, 2018 at 9:57 AM, Marie P. Read wrote: > Scarlet Tanager male just west of the parking

[cayugabirds-l] Ospreys harassed

2018-04-21 Thread Linda Orkin
to yell at him from a distance. I won’t repeat what she said. I don’t know how people can be prevented from this. Just wanted to alert you all. Thanks. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrows in Tompkins County (long)

2018-04-20 Thread Linda Orkin
Thanks for that suggestion Kevin. I just tried it. Much quicker than eBird. Thanks. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 20, 2018, at 8:35 PM, Kevin J. McGowan <k...@cornell.edu> wrote: > > I've still got a few Fox Sparrows, too. I can't ever remember waking up to >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Very strange spring!

2018-04-20 Thread Linda Orkin
I think everyone is struggling to find any kind of food in this spring that is mostly devoid of insects. Leaf litter would be a logical place to look. Linda Orkin On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 3:40 PM, W. Larry Hymes <w...@cornell.edu> wrote: > While walking through Mundy Wildflower Garden

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Eastern Phoebe

2018-04-18 Thread Linda Orkin
I am so distressed for all the returning insect eating birds. Yes, I know they have other strategies etc etc but still. And on top of declining numbers of insects in general, especially high quality big ones. Thanks for noting this too Sara Jane. Linda Orkin On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 9:16 AM

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tree Swallows

2018-03-28 Thread Linda Orkin
Cool!! I’ve been expecting them. Thanks. Linda Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 28, 2018, at 4:43 PM, metet...@gmail.com wrote: > > I just had s flock of 22 Tree Swallows feeding over Cayuga Lake along Route > 89 right at the town of Fayette sign south of Canoga. Mike Tetlow > > Sent from

[cayugabirds-l] Weekend bird walks at Sapsucker Woods

2018-03-01 Thread Linda Orkin
and Sunday. Meet at the Visitors Center Cornell Lab of Ornithology, binoculars available for loan. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Early Woodcock Peenting

2018-02-27 Thread Linda Orkin
. This is different than singing. Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 27, 2018, at 3:46 PM, Linda Orkin <wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote: > > the other day referred to local non-migratory birds already loosely on > territory all winter and lengthening days elicit territorial singing. Als

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Early Woodcock Peenting

2018-02-27 Thread Linda Orkin
referred to local non-migratory birds already loosely on territory all winter and lengthening days elicit territorial singing. Also birds do call on speaking to each or her all throughout the year. This is different than singing. Thanks Sandy. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY Sent from my iPad > On

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rosebreasted Grosbeak!?!

2018-02-25 Thread Linda Orkin
I’d say a singing rose-breasted grosbeak on February 25 is extremely unusual. Wow. Linda Orkin. Ithaca ny. Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 25, 2018, at 4:17 PM, "cl...@juno.com" <cl...@juno.com> wrote: > > A male Rosebreasted Grosbeak just flew into the red mapl

[cayugabirds-l] Weekend walks!!

2018-02-22 Thread Linda Orkin
H5W-u800wrtPUCDzv9PsJV0xgk9H80aKSfiwyyRe6XbO2VHcVCxIAscrI8tJifzUZW5YNzABUiTKOmt9eJw2udUHpiCH-1n9AttzFVdzcHVIJqjn1FSfhYLw3sx2DpEK9jaZhv1HvMLpbQZsF-QQwCdNYioQ> for up to the minute info in case of some change. Feel free to contact me if you have questions! Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY -- "For the sake of some litt

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Killdeer

2018-02-21 Thread Linda Orkin
Several Song Sparrows and two Redwings singing at Sapsucker woods Ithaca, NY this morning also. And so it begins and makes itself noticed. Linda Orkin On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:21 PM, <k...@empacc.net> wrote: > In addition to multiple flights of Snows (white and blue) and Can

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods walks this weekend.

2018-02-09 Thread Linda Orkin
The beginner bird walks at Sapsucker Woods this coming Saturday February 10 and Sunday February 11 are canceled. Go to cayugabirdclub.org calendar for up-to-date info. Thanks Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods walks this weekend.

2018-02-09 Thread Linda Orkin
The beginner bird walk at Sapsucker Woods this coming Sunday February 11 is canceled. And stay tuned cause we might cancel Saturday also. Go to cayugabirdclub.org calendar for up-to-date info. Thanks Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cyndi Tkachuck

2018-01-09 Thread Linda Orkin
ndolences? > Thanks, Ann > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Jan 9, 2018, at 11:46 AM, Linda Orkin <wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I’m very sorry that to hear this. Cyndy and Richard were shining lights in > our bird club during their active years. As pr

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cyndi Tkachuck

2018-01-09 Thread Linda Orkin
areas also including hosting board meetings in their lovely home. Cyndy will certainly be missed. Linda Orkin. Ithaca, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 9, 2018, at 10:21 AM, Donna Lee Scott <d...@cornell.edu> wrote: > > It is with great sadness that I learned that formerly act

[cayugabirds-l] Weekend walks

2018-01-05 Thread Linda Orkin
Hey all, Weekend bird walks at Sapsucker Woods are cancelled this weekend due to extreme weather. Go to cayugabirdclub.org for updated information. Thanks Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] SSW Saturday Beginner bird walk Canceled

2017-12-22 Thread Linda Orkin
Hey All, The morning weather is predicted to be miserable so the 8:30 walk will be canceled. Thanks Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

Fwd: [cayugabirds-l] Goose down on the commons

2017-12-13 Thread Linda Orkin
Candace, I remember that you said you are being trained for transport. Does this goose fit into your parameters? Linda Orkin -- Forwarded message -- From: Nancy Cusumano <nancycusuman...@gmail.com> Date: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 11:45 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Goos

[cayugabirds-l] Saturday Bird Walk Canceled

2017-11-10 Thread Linda Orkin
Hey All. Tomorrow’s 8:30 beginner bird walk at Sapsucker Woods is canceled due to cold. Sunday is on. Come on out Sunday for the start of winter birding!! Thanks Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Loons at inlet?

2017-09-25 Thread Linda Orkin
We were at Cass Park yesterday. Cormorants flying everywhere. Linda Orkin On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:21 AM, Asher Hockett <veery...@gmail.com> wrote: > Are you sure they were NOT Double-crested Cormorants? They are plentiful > in that area. > > On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:44

Re: [cayugabirds-l] When to stop feeding hummers AND Orioles

2017-08-16 Thread Linda Orkin
And when all have migrated through. It is my understanding that migratory hummingbirds are able to find and utilize feeders as they travel. https://www.thespruce.com/when-to-take-down-hummingbird-feeders-385959 Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 1:26 PM, Marie P. Read &l

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Linda Orkin
I had one in my garden yesterday, visiting my monarda. Haven't seen one since late spring when I saw what I call a "wild one" in the woods at the end of Muriel Street. I give you huge kudos for maintaining your feeder all this time with no apparent rewards!! Glad you got a brief rewa

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Two questions

2017-07-12 Thread Linda Orkin
Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 12, 2017, at 2:55 PM, Brad Walker wrote: > > It's probably a spotted sandpiper. It's never a good idea to go solely by > measurements such as total length in the field. > >> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 2:47 PM Nancy Cusumano

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker woods Sunday walk Canceled

2017-06-03 Thread Linda Orkin
Hello All Due to a family emergency the beginner bird walk at Sapsucker Woods, Cornell Laboratory of ornithology due to take place at 7:30 Sunday morning will be canceled Sorry for any inconvenience. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] best bet for bird bonanza?

2017-05-24 Thread Linda Orkin
met seem to be super > interested in challenging birds and racking up numbers, but I know that > doesn't mean they don't appreciate and respect all bird species. > > I apologize!! > > Thank you so much to everyone who had wonderful tips for my spotty birding > endeavors!! I ap

Re: [cayugabirds-l] best bet for bird bonanza?

2017-05-24 Thread Linda Orkin
Donna. Thanks for this gentle reminder that we appreciate not denigrate the birds we share the works with. Well done! Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone > On May 24, 2017, at 9:51 AM, Donna Lee Scott <d...@cornell.edu> wrote: > > Melanie, if you don't have the excelle

[cayugabirds-l] Whoops, I forgot yesterday.....!! Dryden to Ithaca Trail VOTE

2017-05-08 Thread Linda Orkin
We have five more days to get this done...so let's bring it!! Linda http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60418376 > > On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 2:37 PM, Bard Prentiss > wrote: > >> Please keep voting for trail all this week. It could mean $100,000 funding >> >>

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Nearly 400 migratory birds die from striking Texas skyscraper | Reuters

2017-05-07 Thread Linda Orkin
I think what's freakish is that anyone noticed. Linda Sent from my iPhone > On May 7, 2017, at 5:07 PM, Regi Teasley wrote: > > And has anyone learned anything from this? What is "freakish" about this, > the building manager's ignorance? > >

[cayugabirds-l] Dryden to Ithaca trail....time to vote again.

2017-05-06 Thread Linda Orkin
> > http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60418376/ > >> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 2:37 PM, Bard Prentiss wrote: >> Please keep voting for trail all this week. It could mean $100,000 funding >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >> -- >> >> Cayugabirds-L List Info: >>

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Further info Yellow House Finch

2017-05-05 Thread Linda Orkin
I would imagine no one can be surprised at poor condition in these birds this year with the dearth of carotenoid source fruits and berries over this past fall and winter. This would not be permanent but could be corrected with better diet, correct Kevin? Thx Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Vote for the trail....

2017-05-05 Thread Linda Orkin
t; this popping up in mailboxes are helpful! > >> On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 11:15 AM, Linda Orkin <wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> >> >>> Each of us can vote EACH day till May 12. >>> >>> Vote people...it's easy. Imagine the Jim Shug

[cayugabirds-l] Vote for the trail....

2017-05-04 Thread Linda Orkin
Each of us can vote EACH day till May 12. > > Vote people...it's easy. Imagine the Jim Shug trail in Dryden extended to > intersect with Ithaca trails!! > > http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60418376/ > > Linda Orkin > Ithaca, NY > > --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Dryden to Ithaca trail

2017-05-03 Thread Linda Orkin
Just as a hint on an easy way to do this. If you leave the tab open in your browser on your computer you can just refresh it each day and vote again. Linda On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 10:59 AM, Linda Orkin <wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote: > Each of us can vote EACH day till May 12. > &

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Dryden to Ithaca trail

2017-05-03 Thread Linda Orkin
Each of us can vote EACH day till May 12. Vote people...it's easy. Imagine the Jim Shug trail in Dryden extended to intersect with Ithaca trails!! http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60418376/ Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Linda Orkin <wingm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] hummer!

2017-05-02 Thread Linda Orkin
Here's the link on Amazon. https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BUEPBEA/ref=ox_sc_ act_title_1?ie=UTF8=1=A11GPMLU3DAQ41 On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 1:47 PM, Linda Orkin <wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote: > Do you have the bird tape on your window? I just got it and am putting it > u

Re: [cayugabirds-l] hummer!

2017-05-02 Thread Linda Orkin
Do you have the bird tape on your window? I just got it and am putting it up. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 1:32 PM, Carol Cedarholm <cceda...@gmail.com> wrote: > FOY Male Ruby Throated Hummingbird. Crashed into my window, landed on the > deck and after a minute s

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Dryden to Ithaca trail

2017-05-02 Thread Linda Orkin
Just voted again. http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60418376/ On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 2:37 PM, Bard Prentiss wrote: > Please keep voting for trail all this week. It could mean $100,000 funding > > Sent from my iPhone > > -- > > Cayugabirds-L List Info: >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Dryden to Ithaca trail

2017-05-01 Thread Linda Orkin
Please provide the link again. On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 2:37 PM, Bard Prentiss wrote: > Please keep voting for trail all this week. It could mean $100,000 funding > > Sent from my iPhone > > -- > > Cayugabirds-L List Info: >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mystery bird revealed elsewhere, too

2017-04-29 Thread Linda Orkin
I always say if you don't line what it is it's probably a titmouse. One time I heard a very dry chuff kind of croaking repeated sound. Searched and searched and finally found the titmouse. Although I gotta say he probably was not going to end up with a wife with that song. Linda Orkin. Sent

[cayugabirds-l] Swamp Sparrow

2017-04-26 Thread Linda Orkin
Up and singing at the Sherwood Platform Sapsucker Woods Ithaca. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Invasive plant at swan pen - lesser celandine

2017-04-25 Thread Linda Orkin
ing event for an important, local birding spot. > > Jody > > >> On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 2:26 PM, Linda Orkin <wingmagi...@gmail.com> wrote: >> It is an early nectar source for pollinators. Before we remove we need to >> decide what we'll replace it with. In

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Invasive plant at swan pen - lesser celandine

2017-04-25 Thread Linda Orkin
Wasn't there going to be some planting of native species done by Friends of Stewart Park? Rick Manning would probably be the one to approach about this b Linda Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 25, 2017, at 2:11 PM, Nancy Cusumano wrote: > > Dear friends, > > I helped

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Invasive plant at swan pen - lesser celandine

2017-04-25 Thread Linda Orkin
It is an early nectar source for pollinators. Before we remove we need to decide what we'll replace it with. In my opinion. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 25, 2017, at 2:11 PM, Nancy Cusumano <nancycusuman...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Dear friends, > > I

[cayugabirds-l] Weekend beginner and up bird walks

2017-04-07 Thread Linda Orkin
towards beginners but great for everyone. Email me if you have any questions. The weather should be improving and good for birds. Dress warmly. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

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