[cayugabirds-l] Question on diseases of feeder birds

2021-04-02 Thread Mona Bearor
, trichomoniasis and salmonellosis - are confined to the Fringillidae family. I never read about instances in any other feeder birds, such as titmice, chickadees, and nuthatches. Any thoughts or information appreciated, Mona Bearor Stuart's Draft Hwy, Staunton, VA -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Female birds that sing

2021-03-12 Thread Mona Bearor
Thank you, I’ll pass your comments on to the local birders here in VA. Mona From: Jay McGowan [mailto:jw...@cornell.edu] Sent: Friday, March 12, 2021 10:23 AM To: Mona Bearor Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Female birds that sing Hi Mona, Being conservative about

[cayugabirds-l] Female birds that sing

2021-03-12 Thread Mona Bearor
sing and can positively ID sex of the bird. I suspect others are having this problem as well and it does affect the reporting of breeding codes as all singing birds would have to be seen and sexed to report "singing male." Any thoughts? Mona Bearor Stuart's Draft Hwy, Staunton

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Question on water quality for birdbaths

2021-02-13 Thread Mona Bearor
Apologies for my delay in sending my thanks for this detailed explanation. I am relieved that I haven't been causing the birds any health problems. I appreciate the time you took to reply. Mona Bearor Stuart's Draft Hwy, Staunton From: Donna Lee Scott [mailto:d...@cornell.edu] Sent

[cayugabirds-l] Question on water quality for birdbaths

2021-02-08 Thread Mona Bearor
I keep my birdbath clean and heated in the winter, however I have moved to where a water softener is required. I am wondering if this water is affecting the health of the birds. All our water goes through the softener - even the outside spigots - so if I should purchase water at the market should

[cayugabirds-l] A question on Eastern Bluebirds trails

2018-06-15 Thread Mona Bearor
In recent years it seems that Eastern Bluebird trails are raising more Tree Swallows than bluebirds if they are anywhere near water. Has there been any research on whether we are artificially raising the numbers of Tree Swallows by placing bluebird nestboxes in proximity to water? Mona Bearor

[cayugabirds-l] question on strange Mallard nest

2017-05-12 Thread Mona Bearor
documentation of a Mallard hen nesting in such a location. I can send a photos of the nest location and the hen on the nest if anyone is interested. Any information appreciated. Mona Bearor South Glens Falls, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] eBird mobile app question

2015-11-04 Thread Mona Bearor
Does anyone happen to know when the eBird mobile app will be available for Android devices? I was introduced to it on an iphone a few days ago and loved it, but have an LG phone. Mona Bearor South Glens Falls, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

re: [cayugabirds-l] Montezuma

2015-03-17 Thread Mona Bearor
A big thanks to all who responded with information on Montezuma. Looks like I have a bit of a wait for the waterfowl show, but I am looking forward to it! Thanks again, Mona Bearor South Glens Falls, NY -Original Message- From: Mona Bearor Sent: Monday, March 16, 2015 10:14 AM

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma

2015-03-16 Thread Mona Bearor
Is anything happening at Montezuma yet? I'd like to make a quick run over there when there is a diversity of waterfowl. Mona Bearor South Glens Falls, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] American Kestrels and Merlins

2015-03-06 Thread Mona Bearor
adaptable to urban areas, or...? Any thoughts? Mona Bearor South Glens Falls, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[cayugabirds-l] Question on American Crow roost

2015-02-21 Thread Mona Bearor
happening. Any thoughts? Mona Bearor South Glens Falls, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

RE: [cayugabirds-l] House Finch behavior question

2013-12-10 Thread Mona Bearor
I'm not familiar enough with trees and their seeds; I never would have thought of that, so I thank you! Mona Bearor From: Dave Nutter [mailto:nutter.d...@me.com] Sent: Monday, December 09, 2013 10:53 PM To: Mona Bearor Cc: 'cayugabirds-l' Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] House Finch behavior

[cayugabirds-l] FW: [HMBirds] Re: [MidHudsonBirds] Snowy Owl treatment by Port Authority

2013-12-09 Thread Mona Bearor
See below... From: hmbi...@yahoogroups.com [mailto:hmbi...@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Larry Federman Sent: Monday, December 09, 2013 4:48 PM Cc: hmbi...@yahoogroups.com Subject: [HMBirds] Re: [MidHudsonBirds] Snowy Owl treatment by Port Authority Here’s a link to an American Bird

[cayugabirds-l] House Finch behavior question

2013-12-09 Thread Mona Bearor
Please check the photo on this webpage: http://dogsfirstclass.com/mona/hofibehavior.html It appears to be a male House Finch passing a non-food item (a leaf?) to a female. I have never seen a bird do this, unless it was material brought to a nest site. Any thoughts on this behavior? Mona

[cayugabirds-l] a question on heron rookery abandonment

2013-05-12 Thread Mona Bearor
this has happened again? All thoughts welcome. Mona Bearor S Glens Falls, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Crows mobbing Great Horned Owl on nest

2013-02-17 Thread Mona Bearor
love to see a raptor tear apart and consume prey! Mona Bearor So. Glens Falls, NY On 2/16/2013 3:18 PM, Anne Clark wrote: Right--and come mid-April, some person might just pick up a partly eaten, headless, tagged female crow under her nest and think...it was her first nest--what a short

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Crows mobbing Great Horned Owl on nest

2013-02-16 Thread Mona Bearor
I'll be thinking of your explaination when I visit the nest again, and I'll be watching for that owl to sigh and plan its nightly menu! Mona Bearor So. Glens Falls, NY On 2/16/2013 12:21 PM, nutter.d...@me.com wrote: I think this is the sort of crap that Great Horned Owls have to put up

Re: [cayugabirds-l] wool for nesting birds

2013-02-08 Thread Mona Bearor
. My squirrels love it too... Mona Bearor So. Glens Falls, NY On 2/8/2013 12:12 PM, Michele Mannella wrote: I have an alpaca farm next door, and they gave me a wire suet feeder stuffed with alpaca wool. After seeing tufts of insulation in our yard this week (probably those nasty, opportunistic

[cayugabirds-l] eBird PFW

2012-12-04 Thread Mona Bearor
Do Project Feederwatch entries migrate to eBird, or is it still necessary to enter into both? Mona Bearor S Glens Falls -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Anyone with Connecticut Warbler experience?

2012-09-09 Thread Mona Bearor
occasionally higher in trees, and forages low in trees and undergrowth, walking along branches. Any thoughts? Mona Bearor So Glens Falls, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Off TOPIC Need help with insect id

2012-08-05 Thread Mona Bearor
send a photo off list to anyone who would like to reply to me privately at conservebirds AT gmail.com Mona Bearor So Glens Falls, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Off TOPIC Need help with insect id

2012-08-05 Thread Mona Bearor
amazing. If you'd like more info, take a look at this blog, which has a full explanation: http://www.whatsthatbug.com/2012/07/03/paralyzed-ensiferan-nymphs-found-in-n est/ Again, my thanks to all, Mona Bearor So Glens Falls, NY -Original Message- From: Mona Bearor [mailto:conservebi

[cayugabirds-l] OT: want to give away old Nature Magazine issues

2012-04-27 Thread Mona Bearor
I have a couple stacks of Nature Magazine from the 1930's. Anyone interested? I'll mail them to you if so. If I get more than one response, I'll ask the first responder if they would like to split them or have them all. Mona Bearor So. Glens Falls -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

RE: [cayugabirds-l] CayugaRBA YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD still opp

2012-04-27 Thread Mona Bearor
Thanks for the updates on the Yellow-headed Blackbird. Heading out that way early tomorrow. Mona Bearor So. Glens Falls -Original Message- From: bounce-52172034-9150...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-52172034-9150...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of 6072292...@vtext.com Sent: Friday

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Fw: [bluewing-group] Yellow-headed Blackbird 4/26/12

2012-04-26 Thread Mona Bearor
Directions to West Corners Swamp? Google didn't help any, so any info appreciated. Thanks, Mona Bearor So Glens Falls -Original Message- From: bounce-51833034-9150...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-51833034-9150...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of daven1...@yahoo.com Sent: Thursday

[cayugabirds-l] Grey Squirrels after hummingbird feeders

2012-04-22 Thread Mona Bearor
. They are not drinking the water in the ant trap that I can tell, plus I have several other places they can drink from including two garden ponds. Has anyone else observed this behavior? Mona Bearor So. Glens Falls -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http