[cayugabirds-l] trifecta

2022-05-06 Thread Robyn Bailey
I just had the "spring feeder bird trifecta" here in Lansing: A male Indigo Bunting, Baltimore Oriole, and Rose-breasted Grosbeak all on the feeders at one time. Best, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastB

[cayugabirds-l] Lakeshore road Red-headed Woodpecker

2022-04-24 Thread Robyn Bailey
Wilderness Road is a private road. Happy Spring, Robyn Bailey -- 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-a

[cayugabirds-l] new yard bird - peacock in yard

2022-03-26 Thread Robyn Bailey
for the night, but I hope its owners can come get it. Best, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] FOY songbird nest building

2022-03-17 Thread Robyn Bailey
-3-2012 earliest nest building, 9-12-2020 latest fledging date, from my personal NestWatch data). Has anyone else seen songbird nest-building activity? (I know raptors get an early start.) Best, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

RE:[cayugabirds-l] New 2022 first Basin record for Red-headed Woodpecker

2022-03-04 Thread Robyn Bailey
individuals. Just thought you’d be interested in this possible third occurrence of the bird overwintering in the basin. Best, Robyn Bailey Lansing, NY From: bounce-126373858-15067...@list.cornell.edu On Behalf Of Dave Nutter Sent: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 9:45 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey on Myer's Hill platform

2022-02-25 Thread Robyn Bailey
they are literal yard birds. Dave, I leave it up to you whether to include it. I haven’t seen the bird on the platform personally. Best to all, Robyn From: Dave Nutter Sent: Friday, February 25, 2022 12:56 AM To: Candace E. Cornell Cc: Robyn Bailey ; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey on Myer's Hill platform

2022-02-22 Thread Robyn Bailey
Hi birders, At 9:30am this morning my neighbor Janice Levy reported an Osprey perched atop the platform on Myers Road (Lansing). I didn't see it, but we both live near this platform and drive by it every day, so I'm trusting her id. Will be looking out for it on my drive home! Robyn Bailey

[cayugabirds-l] Winter wren

2022-02-12 Thread Robyn Bailey
My fun sighting for the day was a winter wren working over a downed tree on my property this morning. Wasn’t expecting that! Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Tundra Swans

2022-01-25 Thread Robyn Bailey
at least 12 swans, but maybe more (I didn't want to trespass and get closer to the private docks). Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] book request

2021-12-16 Thread Robyn Bailey
it. Thanks for reading, Robyn Bailey -- 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-archive.com/cayugabirds

[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker yard bird

2021-10-17 Thread Robyn Bailey
away, too. Another fun surprise. The birds are really active right now. Best, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Common Nighthawks

2021-08-24 Thread Robyn Bailey
I saw 3 Common Nighthawks flying over the ball fields at Groton Ave Park tonight at dusk (8:10pm). I’m often at this park but haven’t seen them here before. Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] scarlet tanager yard bird

2021-05-17 Thread Robyn Bailey
A beautiful male Scarlet Tanager is singing in my yard right now! Another work-from-home win! And although I did not see it myself, my husband reports an Eastern Screech-Owl being harassed by a robin and cardinal in the yard last evening. It's a good time to be working outside! Robyn Bailey

[cayugabirds-l] Ospreys back at Myer's Hill nest

2021-03-30 Thread Robyn Bailey
For those keeping track, I saw 2 Ospreys sitting on the Myers Hill nest platform in Lansing yesterday around 7:20pm. I did hear one at Salt Point on Sunday, but I believe it was already reported. Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Bad news for Osprey along 5 & 20

2021-03-23 Thread Robyn Bailey
and is a safer solution for the birds. Best, Robyn Bailey From: bounce-125487247-15067...@list.cornell.edu On Behalf Of Donna Lee Scott Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 1:41 PM To: Ann Mitchell Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bad news for Osprey along 5 & 20 I have heard that ospreys d

[cayugabirds-l] "my" phoebe is back!

2021-03-22 Thread Robyn Bailey
Every year, I look forward to the return of "my" phoebes. I just saw my first one near the back porch, where a pair has been nesting for years under the eaves. I hope they once again nest on my porch! My unofficial "start of spring" has arrived. Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabir

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Birds' secret caches

2020-11-20 Thread Robyn Bailey
as a larder, and using their spatial memory (or some luck) to find them later. I wonder how many pounds of seeds are collectively stashed in the crevices of my house right now?  Robyn Bailey From: bounce-125157588-15067...@list.cornell.edu On Behalf Of Chris R. Pelkie Sent: Friday, November 20

[cayugabirds-l] Survey re: Lansing parks and natural areas

2020-11-09 Thread Robyn Bailey
://www.lansingparksandtrailsplan.com/community-survey Best regards, Robyn Bailey Town of Lansing Conservation Advisory Council (volunteer) -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Howland Island question

2020-05-21 Thread Robyn Bailey
I’ve only been there once, but I recall Killdeer nesting on the open dirt tracks. Watch where you step! Best, Robyn From: bounce-124645027-15067...@list.cornell.edu On Behalf Of Lanie Wilmarth Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:20 PM To: Sandra Lynn Babcock Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re:

[cayugabirds-l] Orchard Oriole yard bird

2020-05-11 Thread Robyn Bailey
Just added Orchard Oriole to my yard list. Coming to a jam/orange feeder. I’m a stone’s throw from Salt Point. Yay, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

RE: [cayugabirds-l] My FOY hummingbird! (& bunting)

2020-05-04 Thread Robyn Bailey
And now a male Indigo Bunting! Hard to get work done with all these migrants. I hope the Orioles are next. Robyn From: Peter Saracino Sent: Monday, May 4, 2020 12:15 PM To: Robyn Bailey Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] My FOY hummingbird! Horray! Sar On Mon, May 4, 2020, 12

[cayugabirds-l] My FOY hummingbird!

2020-05-04 Thread Robyn Bailey
I just had my FOY hummingbird, a male, at my feeders here in Lansing! Yay, such a nice surprise on a gray day. Best, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Nashville Warbler in Lansing

2020-04-29 Thread Robyn Bailey
I had a Nashville Warbler outside my kitchen window in Lansing around 12:30. My first warbler of the year! Cheers, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Flicker taking refuge on a trunk face

2020-04-10 Thread Robyn Bailey
Interesting observation, Anne. A few months ago, we were startled by a banging sound on our back door at night. When I went to look, I found a flicker appearing to fly into the door repeatedly, but which might have just been it trying to perch on the wooden door edge (where it meets a glass

[cayugabirds-l] Informative webinar from American Bird Conservancy

2019-11-07 Thread Robyn Bailey
at the Lab is recommending we take. I have heard the author (Grant Sizemore) speak in person, and have always found him to be even-tempered and respectful of cat-owners. Nothing in this talk raises the hackles of this cat-mom. Best, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastB

[cayugabirds-l] Scarlet Tanager yard bird

2019-05-27 Thread Robyn Bailey
Yay! I just had a male Scarlet Tanager in my yard. Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey at Myer's Point

2019-04-02 Thread Robyn Bailey
This morning there was a single Osprey at the Myer's Hill platform. Main Trail Nest #3 according to the Osprey map<https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=fb09815967204bfc9386fe2d4d78f1b0>. Spring! Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirdi

[cayugabirds-l] Phoebe

2019-03-30 Thread Robyn Bailey
I awoke to the sound of “my” Eastern Phoebe calling. Every year one nests on my house. I recall last year it was April 1 when I first heard the phoebe at home. Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Booby sightings?

2016-09-25 Thread Robyn Bailey
Any new sightings today? Donna Scott texted me that she doesn't see it at her place, and I don't see it at Harris Park. Thanks, Robyn Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Singing Bobolink

2016-05-01 Thread Robyn Bailey
Yesterday I had a singing male Bobolink at Lansing Center Trail. This was a first for me at the site despite my many trips there checking bird boxes all spring and summer. It was near the second entrance across from the ball fields, in some phragmites. Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park student project: wetland restoration

2015-11-06 Thread Robyn Bailey
have more details about when and where exactly. Robyn Bailey From: bounce-119864146-15067...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119864146-15067...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Dave Nutter Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2015 6:35 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L; rmann...@twcny.rr.com; Miguel Berrios Subject

[cayugabirds-l] Ride to Lab of O for field trip tomorrow am?

2015-10-23 Thread Robyn Bailey
by 7am for the start of the trip. Thanks, and please respond off-list if you can help! Robyn Bailey Pretty sure this is why they invented Uber... -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] NYS Bluebird Society Annual Meeting

2015-09-10 Thread Robyn Bailey
ween the two presentations with members of the Bluebird Society, please RSVP to the same email address by Sept. 14 so you can be included in the catering headcount (lunch will be catered by Ithaca Bakery at a cost of $14.50). Hope to see you there, Robyn Bailey NestWatch Project Leader Cornell Lab of

RE: [cayugabirds-l] a mystery---goldfinchs

2015-09-09 Thread Robyn Bailey
Re: Part 2…I have heard that this is a chipmunk M.O. Fortunately, have never had to witness it in person. Robyn Bailey From: bounce-119633859-15067...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119633859-15067...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Susan Fast Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 3:20 PM

[cayugabirds-l] Program tomorrow evening about Renwick Wildwood

2015-04-22 Thread Robyn Bailey
...@landbeyondthesea.com Robyn Bailey -- 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-archive.com/cayugabirds-l

[cayugabirds-l] Easter Towhee

2015-04-05 Thread Robyn Bailey
A beautiful male Eastern Towhee just showed up at my feeders on this snowy Easter. New feeder bird for us! Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Portland Point Osprey

2015-04-04 Thread Robyn Bailey
, but hopefully soon. Robyn Bailey Sent from my iPhone -- 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-archive.com

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Redpoll

2015-01-26 Thread Robyn Bailey
I had 4 Redpolls at my feeders in Lansing on Saturday. First ones in a long time. Robyn -Original Message- From: bounce-118740911-15067...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-118740911-15067...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Carol Keeler Sent: Monday, January 26, 2015 11:23 AM To:

[cayugabirds-l] Screech owls calling

2014-09-05 Thread Robyn Bailey
I just heard a screech owl duet at the Brooktondale Community Center, near the basketball court. Robyn Bailey Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] hawk-duck interaction

2014-08-14 Thread Robyn Bailey
. If you have questions, you can email me or Candace Cornell to find out more. Thanks for reading, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

RE: Re:[cayugabirds-l] Black rat snake

2014-06-18 Thread Robyn Bailey
and not a nesting pair. Maybe next year, though, if I'm lucky. I grew up with an abundance of thrashers in the south, and it's so nice to be able to see them (plus the mockingbird) with increasing frequency in Lansing. Robyn Bailey -Original Message- From: bounce-116364735-15067...@list.cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] weekend screech-owl youngster

2014-06-16 Thread Robyn Bailey
those boxes in future). Cheers, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- 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

[cayugabirds-l] Alder Flycatcher @ SSW parking lot

2014-05-21 Thread Robyn Bailey
. Robyn Bailey NestWatch Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca, NY 14850 office: 607.254.2426 nestwa...@cornell.edumailto:nestwa...@cornell.edu Report your nesting birds to NestWatch.orghttp://www.nestwatch.org/-it's fun, free, and it helps the birds! -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] SSW Bittern still there?

2014-05-12 Thread Robyn Bailey
Has anyone seen the American Bittern in SSW today? If so, whereabouts? Thanks! Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Brown thrasher at home

2014-05-10 Thread Robyn Bailey
I just had a new yard bird: Brown Thrasher! Three orioles, a hummingbird, and a Great-crested Flycatcher have also graced our yard again. Robyn Bailey Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Lansing migrants and night heron

2014-05-04 Thread Robyn Bailey
. Robyn Bailey Sent from my iPhone -- 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-archive.com/cayugabirds-l

RE: [cayugabirds-l] How close to one another will Ospreys nest?

2014-03-27 Thread Robyn Bailey
, part of the benefits to more platforms is that it may help avoid power line fires, which are dangerous for both birds and people. So bring on the Ospreys (or Bald Eagles, or Great Horned Owls)! Best, Robyn Bailey Lansing From: bounce-113699659-15067...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-113699659

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbird

2014-03-12 Thread Robyn Bailey
A single Rusty Blackbird was just camped out at my feeders for an hour. That's a new yard bird for me. Robyn Bailey Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Thanksgiving birds

2013-11-29 Thread Robyn Bailey
, and pick at the rope that it hangs on intermittently. He had a friend that was watching this nearby. I couldn't determine the turkey's motives for pecking the sign, whether for amusement or to tell the chipmunks where they could go. It certainly was amusing for me! Robyn Bailey Lansing

[cayugabirds-l] Lansing Screech-owl

2013-11-22 Thread Robyn Bailey
it calling lately. This morning, the owl appeared in the entrance, but was not completely flush with the entrance hole, presumably trying to stay dry but still see out. I hope that this owl intends to stay until the breeding season! Best, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Nest box trails report

2013-10-19 Thread Robyn Bailey
before. It's incredible! Thanks again to everyone who came! Robyn Bailey Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] screech-owl with breakfast

2013-10-17 Thread Robyn Bailey
you ever want to check them. Best, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- 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

[cayugabirds-l] Help the town of Lansing install 2 new nest box trails!

2013-10-10 Thread Robyn Bailey
on to anyone you think may be interested in helping. Happy nest trails, Robyn Bailey (together with Candace Cornell, Jody Enck, Meena Haribel, and Linda Orkin) -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Prairie at home, but not a companion

2013-06-11 Thread Robyn Bailey
Speaking of Kingfisher nest sites, I think I found one, too. Yesterday around 8pm I was pulling up to the stop sign at the intersection of Myers Rd. and Lakeshore Rd. (near the entrance to Myers Park). A Kingfisher flew overhead with a fish in its bill. Looking in my rearview mirror, I could

[cayugabirds-l] looking for a bird guide for the weekend

2013-05-03 Thread Robyn Bailey
me and I will pass along your information. Thank you, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] Ospreys at nest in Lansing

2013-04-05 Thread Robyn Bailey
Yesterday evening, I spotted 2 Ospreys at the nest platform on Portland Point (Cargill plant). One was in the nest, and the other was eating a very orange fish (koi?) just below. Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] New Osprey platform and Killdeer

2013-03-20 Thread Robyn Bailey
'deer in the parking lot of the Cayuga radio group, and 2 pairs out in the fields across from the SPCA on Hanshaw Road. There were also 4 turkeys in the same field. It may not feel like the first day of spring, but the killdeer say otherwise. Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl hooting

2013-02-14 Thread Robyn Bailey
Last night I heard a Great Horned Owl hooting near my house at ~11:30pm. No one answered him, but I hope he finds a valentine tonight. Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Family Movie Day on Saturday - Pale Male

2013-01-30 Thread Robyn Bailey
FYI: The Lansing Community Library is showing the film The Legend of Pale Male: a hawk, a city, a love story this Saturday at 1:30 pm. http://www.lansinglibrary.org/sites/default/files/movie%20day.jpg Cheers, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Screech-Owls

2013-01-09 Thread Robyn Bailey
We have one calling here tonight at our house. Robyn Bailey Lansing Sent from my iPhone On Jan 8, 2013, at 9:32 PM, Linda Post Van Buskirk l...@cornell.edumailto:l...@cornell.edu wrote: Sunday evening we heard a screech owl n. of Aurora. I haven’t been outside tonight. From: bounce-72565670

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Basin Highlights of 2012

2013-01-08 Thread Robyn Bailey
them, don't they? May 2013 be full of stories for us all. Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[cayugabirds-l] my Screechie remains

2012-11-12 Thread Robyn Bailey
, but would like to take advantage of the owl's cooperation while it lasts. Let me know off-list if you're game. Best, Robyn Bailey Lansing, near Myer's point -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Screech owl

2012-10-28 Thread Robyn Bailey
This morning, while eating breakfast, I discovered a Screech Owl roosting in a cavity not far from the house. It had some peace for an hour or so, but the chickadees have found it out now. We also have a new yard bird- Pine Siskin. Not a bad way to start my birthday! Robyn Bailey Lansing

[cayugabirds-l] Still have a hummingbird

2012-09-12 Thread Robyn Bailey
At my feeder this morning @ 7:20. Robyn Bailey Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[cayugabirds-l] Cedar Waxwing nest

2012-08-22 Thread Robyn Bailey
feasting on ripe cherries in a Black Cherry tree. Those are the highlights, but complete checklist is herehttp://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S11420337. Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] E. Screech Owl returns

2012-06-04 Thread Robyn Bailey
kitchen (in the bird feeding area). The fledglings remained unseen once real darkness set in. I now worry that our flying squirrels will be on the menu, since they were conspicuously eating bark butter in said bird feeding area. Cheers, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Eastern screech owls hunting

2012-06-02 Thread Robyn Bailey
Tonight has proven very exciting as a pair of a screech owls have been buzzing our windows picking off moths. They continued to hunt from perches in trees very close to our home. We got great views of them hunting from inside. I definitely heard a screech owl calling, though it was hard to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit Still at Benning Marsh

2012-05-31 Thread Robyn Bailey
Now has moved to the wildlife viewing area. Seen from the turnout at 7:23. Robyn Sent from my iPhone On May 31, 2012, at 5:28 PM, Tom Fernandes tfern...@twcny.rr.commailto:tfern...@twcny.rr.com wrote: Finally got up to Montezuma and was happy to see that the Hudsonian Godwit was still there,

[cayugabirds-l] PP Osprey nest

2012-05-10 Thread Robyn Bailey
I stopped by the Portland Point Osprey nest about 6:00 today. To my surprise, there were 3 adult ospreys at the nest; one was in the nest cup, one was perched on the nest rim, and the third was hovering over the two. I couldn't judge its intent but it left after a few minutes. I also noticed

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird

2012-05-02 Thread Robyn Bailey
Me too. Coming to Fuschias! Robyn Bailey Lansing Sent from my iPhone On May 2, 2012, at 6:41 PM, Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu wrote: Wow! We just had our first hummingbird at the feeder as well! 6:40 pm! Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Hermit Thrush (behavior) and B. Thrasher in yard!

2012-04-23 Thread Robyn Bailey
to locate insects under leaf litter. Brackbill (1960) and Kilham (1977) cite observations of foot-quivering while foraging, with no indication of the birds being disturbed. Cheers, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Portland Point Osprey Incubating

2012-04-18 Thread Robyn Bailey
to accept their new platform nest! Robyn Bailey Lansing -- 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

[cayugabirds-l] Portland Point Ospreys using nest

2012-03-30 Thread Robyn Bailey
observe them nest-building or perching near the platform. Thanks, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[cayugabirds-l] Sunday's birds

2012-03-12 Thread Robyn Bailey
and juncos were singing, and the goldfinches were everywhere. On Saturday, I saw American Pipit, A. Crows, mallards, and the usual gulls down at Salt Point. Spring is almost here! Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] White-winged TV

2012-02-16 Thread Robyn Bailey
. Was in the company of another, normal-looking, TV. Best, Robyn Bailey -- 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

[cayugabirds-l] Portland Point Osprey Update

2012-02-02 Thread Robyn Bailey
a story about this effort, so look for that as well. Best, Robyn Bailey -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] any Short-eared Owl sightings in Ovid?

2012-01-27 Thread Robyn Bailey
Has anyone seen the Short-eared Owls in Ovid today? I'm going to try and go Saturday and was hoping for an update! Best, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Injured Saw-whet article

2012-01-25 Thread Robyn Bailey
to know this resource is available if any of us should find an injured bird. Best, Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

RE: [cayugabirds-l] great horned owls

2012-01-20 Thread Robyn Bailey
We heard one Great Horned Owl hooting about 5:45 am this morning from the woods, audible from right outside of our house. It stopped the instant daylight crept in. Second observation of GHOs hooting near our home, separated by a few months- here's hoping they will nest! Robyn Bailey Lansing

RE: [cayugabirds-l] NYSEG seeks help restoring Portland Point Osprey nest site

2012-01-18 Thread Robyn Bailey
and such productive conversations! Robyn Bailey From: bounce-39148249-15067...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-39148249-15067...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Dave Nutter Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 8:13 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Cc: Stephen W. Kress Subject: [cayugabirds-l] NYSEG seeks help restoring

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Portland Point Osprey nest gone

2012-01-17 Thread Robyn Bailey
. Feel free to reply all if you would like to work with me and NYSEG on this or if you just want to share ideas with us all. Thanks Dave for bringing this to my attention. Regards, Robyn Bailey Lansing From: bounce-39136974-15067...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-39136974-15067

[cayugabirds-l] Pileateds and Hoodies

2011-12-16 Thread Robyn Bailey
I had a very fine pair of Pileated Woodpeckers at my home this morning (new yard bird), working the dead trees in our woodlot. I also just had a good look at a male and female Hooded Merganser on Sapsucker Woods pond just now (10:30am), visible from Staff Lounge. Happy Friday to all, Robyn

[cayugabirds-l] Pileateds and Hoodies

2011-12-16 Thread Robyn Bailey
I had a very fine pair of Pileated Woodpeckers at my home this morning (new yard bird), working the dead trees in our woodlot. I also just had a good look at a male and female Hooded Merganser on Sapsucker Woods pond just now (10:30am). Happy Friday to all, Robyn Bailey recently of Lansing

[cayugabirds-l] Chimney Swifts are back

2011-04-26 Thread Robyn Bailey
the return of the humble chimney swifts...perhaps because no one else took notice of them? Happy birding, Robyn Bailey downtown Cortland -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Montezuma: shrike, yellowlegs

2011-03-17 Thread Robyn Bailey
Regarding the fish-eating mammal observations, I asked my friend who studied mink in grad school (now he works for USFWS), and he says it's most likely a mink. He says mink will often start at the tail end. Robyn Bailey Ithaca, NY PS- This is my first post, so Hello! from a new subscriber