RE: [cayugabirds-l] Migratory Bird Teaty Act

2020-06-15 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
I must admit I’ve always wondered about the “bird parts” bit. It’s one thing to pluck a living bird or kill it for its feathers, but if I pick up a feather from the ground, apparently it’s still illegal to keep it. The rest makes good sense. Sandra From:

[cayugabirds-l] binocular "recommendations"

2017-06-19 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
I'm not exactly looking for recommendations, but input (on very little information, I'm afraid) on whether a few pairs of binoculars are any good. It's service recognition time, and amongst the gifts available are several pairs of binoculars. One is only described as "compact sport

RE: [cayugabirds-l] checking, what insect is all about our faces now?

2017-05-02 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
None of the sites I've checked mention Bill Staines' cover, but check the complete lyrics to the "Black Fly Song" here: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/en/article/the-black-fly-song-emc/ Sandra From: bounce-121488864-3493...@list.cornell.edu

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Fwd: Guess which bird made the front page of the Scottish BBC news...

2017-05-01 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
Is that what they think a red-winged blackbird looks like? Or is it just a poor choice of illustration? Sandra From: bounce-121484551-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-121484551-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Chris R. Pelkie Sent: Monday, May 01, 2017 11:24 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L

[cayugabirds-l] the linguistic rules of birds

2016-03-13 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
It appears that some Japanese birds use linguistic rules once thought only to be used by humans: http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/little-bird-uses-a-linguistic-rule-thought-to-be-unique-to-humans/. This includes a video (it takes a while to load, and there's an ad first). Sandra --

[cayugabirds-l] this is a bit late

2015-04-07 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
Not a sighting, really, but . . . interesting: http://imgur.com/gallery/XKr67 Sandra -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Birding in Europe

2014-09-30 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
If you haven’t found anything by then, the Friends of the Library booksale starts October 11, and always has a lot of interesting birding stuff. You can page through what’s there and see if it looks good to you. Sandra From: bounce-118071672-3493...@list.cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] birdfeeding books

2013-04-21 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
I'd like to pick up a book on backyard bird-feeding for my brother-in-law. He's very much the amateur, not really a bird watcher; more the sort who picks up a bag of seed and a feeder at Agway and leaves it at that. I think he'd like to do more. I think he's put up a birdhouse or two as