Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bobolinks

2022-05-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Hopefully they will not be mowed until after young have fledged, if they indeed are nesting there. On Fri, May 20, 2022 at 9:45 AM Eveline V. Ferretti wrote: > Meaning the fields across from the Tompkins County SPCA; on Hanshaw Road. > > -Original Message- > From:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Polygamous Osprey

2022-05-09 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There's a nest box in Hellgate, MT https://www.facebook.com/Montana-Osprey-Cams-165072613556909 with a similar story, two females, two nests, one male. Iris, one of the females is an eldery mom but has raised many healthy babies over the years. Her mate Louis is also mated to Star at another nest

[cayugabirds-l] Grasslands Conservation program webinar

2022-04-27 Thread Nancy Cusumano
With all the discussion last year about grassland conservation, I thought I would share info about this webinar, which is tomorrow. Nancy *Webinar Tomorrow on the Grasslands Conservation Reserve Program * The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in New York state

Re: [cayugabirds-l] FYI: USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

2022-01-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
THhs is the APHIS page. https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/animalhealth/animal-disease-information/avian/avian-influenza/2022-hpai North and South Carolina only so far. On Wed, Jan 19, 2022 at 4:45 PM Johnson, Alyssa wrote: > This message by no means indicates this HPAI was found in NY,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Suet question

2022-01-09 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Don't know if they will have what you are looking for, but you could try Pine Tree Farms in Interlaken, where they make suet blocks, logs etc. You have to go during business hours but they are usually very helpful. On Sun, Jan 9, 2022 at 9:39 AM Peter Saracino wrote: > > Folks im looking for a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Christmas Bird Count Compilation meeting recording

2022-01-07 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Is anyone having trouble playing this meeting back? The error message says something about the recording being corrupted? Is there a good link? Thank you On Tue, Jan 4, 2022 at 10:42 AM Diane Morton wrote: > Thanks to Paul Anderson for sharing the results of the Ithaca Area > Christmas Bird

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Last Loon watch over Seneca Lake

2021-11-30 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Here on Dubois Rd, closer to Rt 89, we also have had a pair of RB Nuthatch, for several weeks now and they are still around. We have never had them here for the 15 years I have lived here. I love seeing them. We also have a semi-constant Sapsucker, on some 2" willow stems. Late migrant? Nancy On

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Monarch migration and interesting starling behavior

2021-09-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We were at Fair Haven Beach State Park on Lake Ontario this week, camping. We estimated there were thousands of Monarchs migrating along the lake shore. We counted an average of 12 monarchs every 10 minutes, and those were only the ones we could see. They were at all elevations including soaring

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Yellow-crowned Night-Heron continues at Taughannock SP

2021-07-04 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I saw him yesterday evening. If he makes it safely through this holiday weekend I will be amazed. Kids and dogs and boats seem like a recipe for disaster. Poor guy needs to fly to Montezuma. Sent from my iPad > On Jul 3, 2021, at 5:27 PM, Duane wrote: > > Letting everyone know the

[cayugabirds-l] Is this in NY as well?

2021-07-02 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It doesn't seem so from the report. Hopefully will not come this way...but migration will worsen it? https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/game-commission-details.aspx?newsid=479=IwAR2X5nK0NACICRPWjmeuX2RiUVy-s3P1uoJmDj6DAGfCpiG1vU8h83wEDeY Nancy -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured Kestrel

2021-06-26 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Morgan Hapeman of Finger Lakes Raptor Center is on her way to get this bird. She is a licensed rehabber in Lodi. Sent from my iPad > On Jun 26, 2021, at 7:08 PM, Dave Nutter wrote: > > I just got a call from Reuben Stoltzfus. A Mennonite friend of his who lives > just north of the former

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fields being mowed.

2021-06-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I have been thinking about this too. And to me the issue is, what is in it for the farmer? If we are going to ask them to cut their fields up to go around nesting sites, is the bird conservation issue enough for them? What is the carrot, I guess is my question. I don't know the answer. Also, if

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fields being mowed.

2021-06-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
or decades. Why >>> is that? Anyone know? >>> >>> Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android >>> >>> On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 6:27 PM, Kevin J. McGowan >>> wrote: >>> I don’t think that’s true. Birds, nests, eggs, and their parts all come >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fields being mowed.

2021-06-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Ken, May I use your words in my letters? I think I will go straight to the top with this issue. I will paraphrase... Nancy On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 4:07 PM Kenneth V. Rosenberg wrote: > Linda, thanks for bringing this mowing to everyone’s attention. In a > nutshell, what is happening today in

Re: [cayugabirds-l] YB Cuckoo

2021-06-09 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Interesting! I heard a cuckoo early this morning, distantly and though Black billed. But now that you say that, it was just the single call. So now we have also had both in the area, after having neither for several years. I wonder if it is the gypsy moth caterpillars that are bringing them into

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Black billed cuckoo

2021-05-26 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I also had a yard Black billed cuckoo two days ago. It sang twice. We are now hearing it up and down Houghton Rd, at the intersection with Duboise. Haven't had one locally in about 10 years. So nice to have them back. I hope he finds a mate! On Sat, May 22, 2021 at 7:38 AM Suan Yong wrote: >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] transport a mallard to Swanson?

2021-05-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
. The bird can fly short distances and there is the risk of it getting > into the water > > Bill Baker > > Sent from my iPhone > > On May 12, 2021, at 2:44 PM, Nancy Cusumano > wrote: > >  > this is from the Mutual Aid Tompkins county FB page, is there anyone > do

[cayugabirds-l] transport a mallard to Swanson?

2021-05-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
this is from the Mutual Aid Tompkins county FB page, is there anyone downtown who could collect and transport him? Any wildlife rescuers downtown? There is a male duck sitting in the grass just off of the wood chip path at Titus Triangle Park. The duck’s back right food is tangled in fishing line

[cayugabirds-l] Hangar Theatre osprey platform

2021-05-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I meant to send this on Friday. Both Thursday and Friday (laat week) when I went past it, there was an osprey sitting on the perch at the platform nearest the Hangar, or near the park workmen's building. There were more sticks on the platform than had been previously. Maybe a new nest? Nancy --

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Towhee

2021-03-31 Thread Nancy Cusumano
In our front yard this afternoon. Have good pics! That seems early! -- 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] because there have been a few questions

2021-03-30 Thread Nancy Cusumano
And because it comes up here enough, and because we are coming into baby season, here's what to do if you find an injured or orphaned bird/animal. https://www.vet.cornell.edu/hospitals/janet-l-swanson-wildlife-hospital/what-do-if-you-find-injured-animal

[cayugabirds-l] OOB redpolls

2021-03-22 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I’m house sitting for friends, located on one of the hills south of Binghamton. There are still a dozen redpolls here. They only show up in the cool mornings. I was surprised to see them still here. Nancy Cusumano Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snow geese and bald Eagles

2021-03-17 Thread Nancy Cusumano
stonishing numbers close to shore at Cayuga Lake >> State Park! >> >> Elaina >> >> >> >> From: on behalf of Deb Grantham >> >> Reply-To: Deb Grantham >> Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 8:12 PM >> To: "Johnson, Al

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snow geese and bald Eagles

2021-03-17 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Thanks Marc. I was debating. You clinched it! On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 4:44 PM Marc Devokaitis wrote: > phenomenon ongoing. definitely hundreds of thousands, close in, starting > at lower lake rd, proceeding north. Absolutely astounding. > > Marc Devokaitis > > On Wed, Mar 17, 2021, 11:26 AM

[cayugabirds-l] old Nikons for donation

2021-03-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I have a pair of older roof prism Nikon 8x30, in the original case I would like to donate.THey are in very good condition, the eye cups are not brittle or anything. Still a nice sharp image. Do any of you know of a program that accepts binos for youth who are just getting into birding or any kind

Re: [cayugabirds-l] swans overhead

2021-03-03 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I also saw/heard them, I am on the west side of Cayuga and they were flying west. Very distinctive sound. On Wed, Mar 3, 2021 at 11:30 AM Donna Lee Scott wrote: > I think swans flew north by my place on lake after John’s sighting, too. > > I just heard them, but was busy filling feeders under

Re: [cayugabirds-l] 50 Robins

2021-02-16 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There have been robin flocks in the Dubois area for a couple weeks now. Duboise, Perry City, Houghton, Garrett, Kraft the whole area is full of them. They are eating sumac, hawthorn, every kind of berry they can find. On Tue, Feb 16, 2021 at 3:38 PM Geo Kloppel wrote: > At about 2:45 pm on

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rechargeable hand warmers?

2021-01-21 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I have these things called Heat Solution by Prism. You boil them to reset them, the press the little metal disk inside to release heat. They are sort of bulky so good for inside gloves. I’ve had them for year they still work.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snowy owl near Treman Marina

2021-01-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I saw this bird yesterday, sitting in hogs hole on the ground, and then later on a tree just at the point of hogs hole and treman marina. I looked this morning but did not refind but agree he is probably around. I got 1 decent pic which is in ebrid. It is a heavily barred youngster. On Wed, Jan

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Dryden Conservation Board Resolution Recommending Preservation of Dryden Lake Dam

2021-01-09 Thread Nancy Cusumano
This may be a separate issue, but I would hope the high levels of harmful algae that Dryden lake is prone to every year might be addressed somehow in this process. I am a rare visitor to the lake during the summer, but I have to say, I would not dare to put even my kayak in that water. The color.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] cranes at MNWR

2020-12-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Alyssa > > -- > *Alyssa Johnson* > Environmental Educator > 315.365.3588 > > *Montezuma Audubon Center* > PO Box 187 > 2295 State Route 89 > Savannah, NY 13146 > Montezuma.audubon.org <http://montezuma.audubon.org/> > > *From:* bounce-125209393-79436...@list.c

[cayugabirds-l] cranes at MNWR

2020-12-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Are cranes still being seen at Montezuma? I am thinking of heading up there today Nancy -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] late season yellow rump

2020-11-02 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Currently at our feeders! -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Mass collision event in Philly

2020-10-28 Thread Nancy Cusumano
In a single day, more than 1,000 migrating birds collided with buildings within a small area in downtown Philadelphia, killing a particularly large number of Parula, Magnolia, Black-and-white, and Black-throated Blue Warblers, Common Yellowthroats, and Ovenbirds as well as smaller numbers of many

[cayugabirds-l] bird sightings - Duboise Rd - west side of the lake

2020-10-26 Thread Nancy Cusumano
family of 6-8 also on Houghton rd that stay around all year. At least a couple of them have been going through their repertoire, mostly on sunny days but one was doing it this morning. I hear them a couple times a week singing away. Nancy Cusumano -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [VTBIRD] BBS cancelled

2020-04-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
This means the NY breeding bird atlas work is also off? Or is that separate? Thank you! Nancy On Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 9:27 AM Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes < c...@cornell.edu> wrote: > Below is what I’ve gleaned online, Marie. Also, John and Sue, I hadn’t > considered that many Federal and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Eastern towhee

2020-04-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We had one on the black diamond trail this morning, between Garrett and Perry City but closer to Garrett. On Sun, Apr 12, 2020 at 4:48 PM Magnus Fiskesjo wrote: > > One sang in my yard in Forest Home, Ithaca -- but after singing for 2 > days, it stopped and was gone. Migrating, just passing

[cayugabirds-l] Wildlife drive?

2020-03-21 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Does anyone know if the wildlife drive is open yet for the season? Seems like that might be a good solitary endeavor. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] snow buntings

2020-01-21 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There are often buntings on/around Perry City rd, at intersection with Krums Corners going N, and the fields around that area. On Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 2:49 PM Dave Nutter wrote: > I also saw Snow Buntings today, my first this year - a flock of about 60 > flying over a cornstubble field on the

[cayugabirds-l] 6 Flickers

2020-01-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There are 6 Flickers in our yard right now, altogether on one large black locust tree. What a nice January treat! -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: backpack for scope - free

2020-01-06 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Pack is pending pick up, Thanks all for the interest -- Forwarded message - From: Nancy Cusumano Date: Sun, Jan 5, 2020 at 10:45 AM Subject: backpack for scope - free To: CAYUGABIRDS-L I have a backpack that is designed to carry a scope and not much else. It works, I have

[cayugabirds-l] backpack for scope - free

2020-01-05 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I have a backpack that is designed to carry a scope and not much else. It works, I have used it. Free if anyone wants to try it. I can send pics. Please message me off list if you are interested. Nancy Cusumano -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Horned lark flock

2019-11-08 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Steve says there's a flock of 20 or so horned larks in the ag field across from our house on Duboise Rd. A first for this winter? nancy -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Monday Night Seminar

2019-11-05 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Will the recording be available? On Mon, Nov 4, 2019 at 8:52 PM Carol Keeler wrote: > Thank you so much for live streaming Ken Rosenburg’s talk. It was > excellent! I don’t drive at night so I can’t make it down to Ithaca for > the Monday night seminars. This was a wonderful way for me to be

[cayugabirds-l] West side Ravens

2019-10-28 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I don't know h ow often you all see Ravens. We have a family up here, see them pretty much daily so I forget how uncommon they are for most. The local pair fledged 4 young this year. We see them singly or in pairs regularly and today one landed in the field across the street, where he was almost

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Lots O Loons

2019-10-28 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We tried just south of Taughannock, and from north point. Had only 2 from the south and none from the northside. They must like Myers better! On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 12:36 PM Laura Stenzler wrote: > Good afternoon! Cayuga Lake at Myers Park is like glass, making it easy to > see the 18 Common

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Avian Pox Virus

2019-07-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
njured birds to the professionals. I am copying Victoria Campbell > on this message. She is a local, licensed wildlife rehabilitator who can > assist you. > > > > Anne Marie Johnson > > > > *From:* bounce-123756235-9846...@list.cornell.edu < > bounce-123756235-9846...

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Avian Pox Virus

2019-07-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Carol, If there is any way you could catch this bird, maybe with a net, it could go to the Swanson Wildlife Center at the vet school. They could maybe treat him, but it is an advanced case and may euthanize but at least it would be out of pain. Poor thing. Nancy On Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 7:58 PM

[cayugabirds-l] Bird survey from Boise State

2019-05-24 Thread Nancy Cusumano
On birding and bird conservation. Takes a few minutes but worth it. https://boisestate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8B4hsye6hIsgSkl?fbclid=IwAR0ZijtTTttv2Xx0yT7UhnQEGc3SXbFcvDEsUPNb_ETUBchz8p7QUiIQfJQ Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 575! dogs since 2005! Learn more at

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Baby nuthatch at greenstar parking lot

2019-05-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
The parents are probably around. If a safe place can be found for it until they return that is a much better option than a rehabber. I can't get down there until 4:30 so if someone can move the little tyke to safety that would be great. On Thu, May 23, 2019 at 2:38 PM Caroline Manring wrote: >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Female Towhee

2019-04-30 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We had 2 under ours this morning. Took us a while to ID her. First thought it was a fox sparrow, but that beautiful white breast! On Tue, Apr 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM W Larry Hymes wrote: > Had a female RUFOUS-SIDED TOWHEE this morning. > > Larry > === > W. Larry Hymes >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Thermal Woodcocks

2019-04-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
When is the woodcock and owl walk and is there registration needed? On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 5:58 PM Suan Hsi Yong wrote: > Continuing with woodcock week: while scouting for this weekend's field > trip, I got the following thermal infrared footage of woodcock courtship > and, I believe, mating,

[cayugabirds-l] Winter and Spring

2019-03-02 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Yesterday at the lot behind Morrison Hall, some of the 40 or so robins that have been hanging out there were singing their Cheerup Cheerio song. It was good to hear. Just now walking the dogs, there are still about 20~ snow buntings in the field across from our house. They are almost impossible

[cayugabirds-l] redpoll

2019-02-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We have one lone Redpoll on our feeders today, west side of Cayuga near Glenwood Pines. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fox (W t) sparrow

2018-11-16 Thread Nancy Cusumano
www.facebook.com/Marie-Read-Wildlife-Photography-104356136271727/ > > From: bounce-123112597-5851...@list.cornell.edu [ > bounce-123112597-5851...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Nancy Cusumano [ > nancycusuman...@gmail.com] > Sent: Friday, November

Re: [cayugabirds-l] W t sparrow

2018-11-16 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I believe I have a winter fox sparrow under my feeders right now. Never had one here in winter before, only spring. Likelihood of this? Nancy Draft Gratitude is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of draft horses that were bound for slaughter, victims of neglect or

[cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird this morning

2018-09-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I thought all my hummers were gone, but I saw one this morning, a plump little female, sitting on the garden fence and sipping from the red bee balm. My feeders are still up too! Nancy Cusumano Draft Gratitude is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of draft horses

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No hummers or house sparrows

2018-09-03 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We still have plenty of hummers on the feeders and at the red bergamot (bee balm). There are also LOTS on the shores of Seneca lake, just north of Lodi. Draft Gratitude is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of draft horses that were bound for slaughter, victims of neglect

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

2018-06-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It really is an odd summer! We also are missing "our" peewee, who has been here reliably for the 14 years I have lived in this house. Missing him! There are at least 2 pair of great crested flycatchers and on Friday an Indigo bunting showed up and is still around singing his head off from the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] A question on Eastern Bluebirds trails

2018-06-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I am on Dubois Rd, between Rt 96 and 89, near Jacksonville and we have plenty of swallows and blue birds both. We have lots of farm land, but they do less spraying (thankfully). I do agree that some species are really taking a hit this year, though. We had two sets of nesting Carolina wrens,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bobolink presentation tonight

2018-05-29 Thread Nancy Cusumano
What time will the talk be? Thanks! Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 578! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 1:11 PM, Bill Evans wrote: > Tom Gavin, biologist and author, will be giving a talk titled “Ecology, > Behavior, and Conservation of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2018-05-01 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I have to say, I LOVE seeing ospreys every morning on my drive to work. I see them along the inlet and the hogs hole/Cass park area and it brightens my morning so much! Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 578! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 8:31 AM,

[cayugabirds-l] osprey on hogs hole platfrom

2018-04-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
This morning as I drove by, there was an osprey sitting on the platform that is just north of hogs hole, but south of the Hangar, right along rt 89. There is often red tail who hunts from that platform but this is the first time I've seen an osprey on it. It also looked like there was a new stick

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey spotted - Ernsberger Road

2018-04-21 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I saw one today on Rt 96 near Interlaken sitting on a pole eating a fish. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 578! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sat, Apr 21, 2018 at 5:01 PM, Sally Eller wrote: > Yesterday we saw one Osprey on the nest at the

[cayugabirds-l] West side Harriers

2018-03-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
For a week or so, Steve and I have been seeing a Norther Harrier almost every afternoon when we walk the dogs, no matter which direction we walk, and I saw one one afternoon looking for snow geese towards Rt 96. We are on Dubois Rd and walk the Dubois/Albrechston/Krums Corners area. We had

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2018-03-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Hi Candace, There’s an osprey nest, at least there was last summer, across the lake from the one you are talking about but it’s on private property. It is just south of Taughannock st Park, and just south of a home my neighbors have. It is by no means the tallest tree, though, as the lake

[cayugabirds-l] West End Merlin

2018-03-03 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I'm pretty sure I saw the west end Merlin again this afternoon. I was sitting at the light at Taughannock Blvd and Buffalo St, adjacent to Mickey Roof Jeweler. The Merlin flew out of one of the trees in the vacant lot on the inlet side, flew right across in front of my car at windsheild height,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Quick & dirty summary of Ithaca bird count 1 Jan 2018

2018-01-02 Thread Nancy Cusumano
HI Dave, Scott Sutcliffe, myself and our group saw an immature common loon from the yacht club, pretty close in and quite verifiable by the whole group. thanks for checking Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Tue, Jan 2, 2018

[cayugabirds-l] male cowbird

2017-12-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There's a stray male brown-headed cowbird under our feeds currently. He's pretty wet and bedraggled. And lost? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Hogs Hole raft?

2017-12-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Has anyone had a chance to check out the big raft of duck in the Hogs Hole area? I have not and curious as to the make up of the raft. thanks. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

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

2017-12-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
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] Goose

[cayugabirds-l] Goose down on the commons

2017-12-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Apparently there is a goose sitting on the commons, sitting on the walkway and been there several hours. Can anyone co check on him and maybe bring to Swanson if necessary? Doesn't seem a likely spot for one... Photo attached. Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005!

[cayugabirds-l] Downtown Kestrel or Merlin?

2017-12-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Driving on Meadow St this morning, near Meadow Fulton office complex, I saw a small falcon land on a power pole where Fulton and Meadow come back together. I was unable to pull over for a closer look, but it was either a Kestrel or Merlin, judging by size. That seemed like an unlikely Kestrel

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker -- Continuing at Palmer Woods

2017-11-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Perfect directions Nard and Gin! We got great looks at him this morning, storing and caching and flying around. Life bird for my husband, and I’d only seen one one other time. Beautiful guy. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org Sent

Re: [cayugabirds-l] 65 Sandhill Cranes

2017-10-28 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Anyone know if the cranes are still there? May head up today. Thanks. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 7:49 PM, Jennifer wrote: > Maybe just a "band" of cranes (or anything else). Usually

[cayugabirds-l] Flock of cormorants

2017-10-26 Thread Nancy Cusumano
This morning about 9:45 as I was driving Rt 89 along Cass Park, there were probably 100+ double crested cormorants in two big flocks. I don't think I'd every seen flocks of cormorants before. It seemed like they were getting ready to head in a southerly direction. The flock was very messy, not at

Re: [cayugabirds-l] injured gull

2017-10-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Another lady had already called Swanson and is on the way with it. Badly injured herring gull On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 5:11 PM Anne Marie Whelan <gardensfi...@gmail.com> wrote: > Nancy Cusumano volunteered to check on the injured gull. Thank you Nancy! > > On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] White winged tern?

2017-08-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
onias% > 20leucopterus=Pennsylvania,%20United%20States%20(US) > > On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 7:27 PM Nancy Cusumano <nancycusuman...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> Can anyone in this list confirm this sighting? Is it still around? >> http://www.mytwintiers.com/news/local-news/extrem

[cayugabirds-l] White winged tern?

2017-08-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Can anyone in this list confirm this sighting? Is it still around? http://www.mytwintiers.com/news/local-news/extremely-rare-bird-discovered-in-pennsylvania/787221646 Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org Sent from my iPad --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Question

2017-07-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It took several months for my husband to get his and he applied on line. There is a "last minute rush" on them with the price increase looming. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 11:46 AM, Claire Damaske

[cayugabirds-l] Two questions

2017-07-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There have been so many public osprey nests failing this year - seems like many of the nest cam nests have had one tragedy or another. Does anyone know how the many local osprey nests are doing? Candace can you give an update? Thanks. Second question - we are kayakers and always see a small

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Lack of birds

2017-06-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
The other thing that's missing is bats. Haven't seen a one. I also saw some fire flies at a friend's in Enfield, but none here in Jacksonville. Thirdly, there are a lot of cottonwood that are looking awful. Many dead or dying branches. Maybe drought damage from last yearbut the sum total of

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

2017-06-17 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We are kayaker, and there are plenty of birds along the rivers. Yellow warblers, Baltimore orioles and especially cedar waxwings. Around our house, same as others are reporting. Nancy Cusumano Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org Sent

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

2017-04-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
in > > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Apr 25, 2017, at 2:11 PM, Nancy Cusumano <nancycusuman...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Dear friends, > > I helped pick up trash on Saturday morning around the swan pen, and > noticed quite a bit of this invasiv

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

2017-04-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Dear friends, I helped pick up trash on Saturday morning around the swan pen, and noticed quite a bit of this invasive around the lake side of the path. There's not so much there not that it could not be dug up and stopped or at least slowed down as of yet. I'm not sure if that is something

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Warblers at MAC

2017-04-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Has anyone seen the Stilt today (Sunday) Thanks! Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 10:22 AM, Alyssa Johnson wrote: > Yesterday while volunteering with MARSH, I heard YELLOW WARBLER

[cayugabirds-l] Free screening of A Plastic Ocean

2017-03-28 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Please put this important event on your calendars (only 2 days after Earth Day) and invite friends as well. Thanks so much, Nancy Cusumano -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastB

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Meeting and SPEAKER DINNER -- October 10

2016-10-07 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Will the talk be webcast? Thank you Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 1:39 PM, cl...@juno.com wrote: > Well, the word is already out via Laura and Jody about the Cayuga Bird > Club's

[cayugabirds-l] Injured mallard

2016-09-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Just throwing this out there... There's an injured female mallard swimming in the inlet behind The Dock. Either it's tongue or lower jaw is hanging. She would be hard to catch as is mobile. Anyone interested? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at

[cayugabirds-l] Interesting downy woodpecker behavior

2016-07-09 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It seem our little downy has learned how to sip from the humming bird feeder. I find this to be such an interesting learned behavior. Has anyone else seen anything like this? Bad video attached - I didn't want to move the curtain and spook him. And you can hardly tell it is a downy, but it is.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Stilt updates ?

2016-06-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Any more stilt updates? Worth heading there now? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 8:06 AM, Tom Schulenberg wrote: > > Any reports, positive or negative, today on the Montezuma B-n Stilt >

[cayugabirds-l] White Throated sparrow

2016-02-14 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Currently there is a white throat under our feeders! Jacksonville area. Silly thing is eating black oil seed with the finches and juncos. Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No hunting reminder in paper today

2015-11-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It's Karen's map I believe, she is a local GIS specialist Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 12:11 PM, Sandy wrote: > There is a nice reminder in the IThaca Times today, page 14. Thanks to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] New Roots Cayuga wetland project

2015-11-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There already is an active and quite healthy cat tail marsh in Hog's Hole, where water flowing from the creek flows into the lake, thereby being filtered by the cattails (if their logic follows). Might this be a place they could conduct their study without adding cattails to the lake edge? Just a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Caspian Terns night flight

2015-08-08 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Multiple flyover Caspian Terns this morning over Women Swimmin' or the same bird more than once. Beautiful morning on the water. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 1:27 PM, Geo Kloppel geoklop...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured raptor in Ithaca

2015-07-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
So a young redtail did hit a window and was stunned but has since recovered on its own. I heard one begging when I pulled up but could not locate. Must be there is a west hill nest too? Heading home. On Jul 19, 2015 12:41 PM, Kelly Lee Smith kl...@cornell.edu wrote: Call received at the lab

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured raptor in Ithaca

2015-07-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I am on west hill bu have never done it, and don't know where to bring him. Any advice? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 12:40 PM, Kelly Lee Smith kl...@cornell.edu wrote: Call received at the lab regarding

Re: [cayugabirds-l] injured bird..great blue heron..needs help

2015-06-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Was anyone able to get to this bird? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 4:01 PM, Laurie Roe roel...@gmail.com wrote: at building 7 at Gas Light Village apts on Uptown Road, Lansing ( I think) an injured large

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: 12 May 2015 - Fantastic!

2015-05-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
WE are going to try tomorrow morning before work. Will the cooler temp (45) slow them down early? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 6:47 PM, Dave Nutter nutter.d...@me.com wrote: I stayed longer than other

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods migrants

2015-05-07 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I've been watching the gull feeding frenzy the last several evenings. They are definitely catching something. I drive that way every day and cannot recall this happening before and especially not so many days in a row. Anyone care to speculate on what they are feeding so frenzily on? All those

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