Re: [cayugabirds-l] equine hummingbird - is this legit?

2015-06-25 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
It’s just a link to a funny picture that looks like this. [] -Pete On Jun 25, 2015, at 10:29 AM, Donna Lee Scott wrote: I am suspicious of emails with no message in the body and with a link to a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mourning Dove Behavior

2015-06-21 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
Sandy, The defense for anthropomorphizing, in my opinion, is that humans are animals, and who would know better than an animal how another animal feels? We're a species with a talent for empathy (when we choose to use it), and shouldn't shy away from applying it to other taxa. I'm certain the

[cayugabirds-l] Beebe Lake Red Winged Blackbirds

2015-03-16 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
Heard and saw plenty of RWBs this morning during a photoshoot around Beebe Lake. -Pete -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] question of the day

2015-03-12 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
One's own two legs, and a backpack. A bike with panniers is good, but not as good. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 12, 2015, at 10:33 AM, Marc Devokaitis wrote: OK folks-- hoping to crowd-source the answer to this question. Of course i will

Re: [cayugabirds-l] OT: Shutter bruin

2014-11-06 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
I think you mean the photographer. On Nov 6, 2014, at 11:21 AM, Carl Steckler wrote: Yes...he ate the birdie... -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome and Basics Rules and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] goose poop an issue at interior of Myers Park

2014-08-23 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
Rather like ? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 23, 2014, at 7:31 AM, Geo Kloppel wrote: Since machines have to be driven all over these lawn areas on a regular basis to keep the grass short, it would probably be acceptable for the goose

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Owl seduction

2014-06-30 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
Robin, I can’t give you sage counsel, but I can give you a Sage Grouse ( ) -Pete On Jun 29, 2014, at 5:57 PM, Robin Cisne wrote: I hope you'll excuse this being

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2014-05-03 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
Grosbeak males prefer the term handsome. Sent from my iPhone On May 3, 2014, at 2:53 PM, Dave Gislason wrote: I had my first rose-breasted grosbeak at the feeders today in Trumbull's Corners -a beautiful male Dave -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome

[cayugabirds-l] Mergansers

2014-03-05 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
There were several male Common Mergansers looking very confused while swimming just above the falls at the dam on Fall Creek by the Forest Home bridge this morning. One looked like he was about to go over the edge! Are these guys migrating in, or just natively confused? -Pete

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bats!

2013-12-06 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
On Dec 6, 2013, at 9:11 AM, John Confer wrote: They do poop and pee during the winter, which can leave stains and smells. Stupid question, but what do they do the rest of the year? But in all seriousness, thanks for the useful information! I've had

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Tree Swallows

2013-04-13 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
A large flock is wheeling over IHS near the Plumber's Pool right now. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Good Morning for Birds

2013-04-04 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
I, too, have now seen the flock of Bohemian Waxwings at the corner of Sapsucker Woods Rd near Rt. 13. When I was there, they were about due SW from the curve of the road, and about 10 m away from it. I got the info on the flock early, when I stopped to talk to Kevin McGowan about a Peregrine

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls gobbling seeds

2013-04-02 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
I thought they thought of it as O, Canada! Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2013, at 5:30 PM, Meena Madhav Haribal wrote: Donna and all, I think that they think of frozen land as land of future, opportunity and adventure :) Meena From: