Re: [cayugabirds-l] Young fledgling Cedar Waxwings

2021-10-06 Thread Tim Gallagher
I'll put out the word to some local falconers to see if anyone has lost a bird. From: bounce-125973603-10557...@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Gmail Sent: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 10:19 AM To: Geo Kloppel Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Young

Re: [cayugabirds-l] bald bluejays

2021-08-18 Thread Tim Gallagher
https://feederwatch.org/community/participant-photo/bald-stage-of-a-molting-blue-jay/ [https://feederwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Category2JC-EasternBB-StevenLiffmann-1024x779.jpg] Bald stage of a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Adult Bald Eagle helps Juvenile with hunting skills

2021-08-17 Thread Tim Gallagher
That’s great. I’ve never seen that with eagles either. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 17, 2021, at 1:49 PM, Tim Gallagher wrote:  Do you think it's possible that the Peregrine was the one that originally caught or knocked down the duck? I've seen Bald Eagles steal ducks from Peregrines at least

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Adult Bald Eagle helps Juvenile with hunting skills

2021-08-17 Thread Tim Gallagher
Do you think it's possible that the Peregrine was the one that originally caught or knocked down the duck? I've seen Bald Eagles steal ducks from Peregrines at least a couple of times. From: Dave K Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 1:40 PM To: Tim Gallagher

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Adult Bald Eagle helps Juvenile with hunting skills

2021-08-17 Thread Tim Gallagher
That's interesting. I also noticed that a Peregrine Falcon is flying toward the eagle at one point in your video. From: bounce-125838755-10557...@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Dave K Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 12:44 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject:

Re: More on Merlin Re: [cayugabirds-l] Merlin results/Turkey Vulture

2021-07-09 Thread Tim Gallagher
Swift. I do think it's a good learning tool, but people shouldn't base a bird identification on this app alone without verifying it. Tim Gallagher From: bounce-125759747-10557...@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Dave Nutter Sent: Friday, July 9, 2021 3:28 PM

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Follow-up communication to Cornell re mowing of hay at peak nesting time

2021-06-27 Thread Tim Gallagher
This is an excellent letter, Jody. Let's hope it does some good. Cornell should strive to be an exemplar of how to manage agricultural fields in a way that's sustainable and has the least impact on birds. Instead, they've just been part of the problem, which is a great disappointment to me.

[cayugabirds-l] Ivory-billed Woodpecker story on CBS Sunday Morning

2021-03-21 Thread Tim Gallagher
Here's a link to the Ivory-billed Woodpecker story that aired this morning on CBS Sunday Morning. https://tinyurl.com/rc9akpvy

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Yellow Bellied Sapsucker Question

2021-02-22 Thread Tim Gallagher
I saw a sapsucker in Freeville last Friday morning. From: bounce-125408654-10557...@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Tom Fernandes Sent: Monday, February 22, 2021 4:55 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Yellow Bellied Sapsucker Question There seems

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Chickadee flock?

2021-02-20 Thread Tim Gallagher
I've seen a Louis Agassiz Fuertes painting just like that, with chickadees picking meat from a deer's ribs. From: bounce-125403547-10557...@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Liz Brown Sent: Saturday, February 20, 2021 2:03 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L ; Suan Yong ;

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cooper's Hawk

2021-01-18 Thread Tim Gallagher
bites. Tim From: Donna Lee Scott Sent: Monday, January 18, 2021 10:55 AM To: Tim Gallagher Cc: Lea LSF ; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cooper's Hawk Hi Tim Why don’t hawks or even eagles (many here by the lake) kill gray squirrels, of which I have

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cooper's Hawk

2021-01-18 Thread Tim Gallagher
in the swamp behind the school. Maybe they nested there again last spring. Best wishes, Tim From: Lea LSF Sent: Sunday, January 17, 2021 6:13 PM To: Tim Gallagher Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cooper's Hawk Hi Tim, I live at 22 Main Street in the village, and have

[cayugabirds-l] Cooper's Hawk

2021-01-17 Thread Tim Gallagher
I observed something interesting this morning while walking my dog on Main Street in Freeville. I heard the food-begging call of a Cooper's Hawk coming from the front of a house just past a big hedge. I carefully peeked past the hedge and spotted the bird, a juvenile female Cooper's Hawk,

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Former Ithaca birder Ned Brinkley has passed

2020-11-22 Thread Tim Gallagher
I'm so sorry to hear that, Kevin. Ned got in touch with me just three months ago, and I was helping him arrange a trip to the Sierra Madre Occidental in Mexico. I'm just amazed. He was so full of life. Tim From: bounce-125162336-10557...@list.cornell.edu on

Re: [cayugabirds-l] molting birds question

2020-05-13 Thread Tim Gallagher
Here's a link to a piece they ran a few years ago on the Lab of Ornithology website: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/news/i-have-a-bald-bird-at-my-feeder-is-it-sick/

Re:[cayugabirds-l] My first kestrel of the season

2020-03-22 Thread Tim Gallagher
That's great, Eveline. I saw my first kestrel of year (a male) yesterday on the road between Freeville and Dryden. And also a Merlin later in the day. Nice to see them coming back. From: bounce-124483352-10557...@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Eveline V.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle

2019-02-05 Thread Tim Gallagher
Author Darryl McGrath wrote an interesting book a few years ago about the successful efforts to reintroduce Bald Eagles and Peregrine Falcons in New York State. Here's a link: https://www.amazon.com/Flight-Paths-Heartbreak-Miracles-Excelsior/dp/1438459262 Flight Paths: A Field Journal of Hope,

[cayugabirds-l] Lost rehab Peregrine Falcon

2018-11-07 Thread Tim Gallagher
, so I'd like to get her back and continue exercising her (stooping her to the lure, etc.). Please let me know if anyone sees her. You can contact by email or call or text me at (607) 279-2516, Thanks, Tim Gallagher -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Book reading this Thursday at Buffalo Street Books

2018-05-22 Thread Tim Gallagher
I hope my Ithaca-area friends will join me this Thursday night from 5:30 to 7:00 at Buffalo Street Books (Dewitt Mall, 215 N. Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY). I’ll be reading from my latest book, Born to Fish (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018). I’ll admit it’s not a bird book, but it does have a

[cayugabirds-l] Goshawk

2017-03-19 Thread Tim Gallagher
I just heard that the Cornell Raptor Program lost a goshawk yesterday from their facility on Game Farm Road, Ithaca. If anyone sees the bird, please contact Heather Jay Huson at 907-388-4485. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Game bird farm

2015-06-02 Thread Tim Gallagher
I didn't hear anything about it closing either. They made such a big deal about it in 2008 when it almost closed that the state had to reverse itself. You'd think there would be some articles if it were happening again. Tim Gallagher Editor-in-Chief LIVING BIRD Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Accipiter eating bats

2014-08-11 Thread Tim Gallagher
to the sounds, and watch bird behavior on video--the most comprehensive guide to North American birds Read more...http://www.allaboutbirds.org/page.aspx?pid=1107 ? Tim Gallagher Editor-in-Chief LIVING BIRD Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca, New York 14850 (607) 254-2443 t

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Fish Story

2013-09-20 Thread Tim Gallagher
the hell not? —cooked it lightly in oil and ate it with boiled potatoes and peas and biscuits. Over dinner, talking about eagles and an older, fiercer order of things. Tim Gallagher Editor-in-Chief LIVING BIRD Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca, New York 14850 (607) 254-2443 t

[cayugabirds-l] Imperial Woodpecker talk this Wednesday

2013-05-14 Thread Tim Gallagher
In case you missed my Imperial Woodpecker Monday Night Seminar last month at the Lab of Ornithology, I'm presenting an updated version of the talk at the Tompkins County Public Library this Wednesday (May 15) at 6:00 p.m. Details below. -- Tim Gallagher WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013 Library to Host

RE:[cayugabirds-l] lost falcon

2013-02-03 Thread Tim Gallagher
As a followup to Kevin's post, the falcon was recovered safe and sound this morning. Tim Gallagher Editor-in-Chief LIVING BIRD Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca, New York 14850 (607) 254-2443 t...@cornell.edu From: bounce-72650717-10557

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Why don't RTHA eat all the pheasants at the game farm?

2011-03-03 Thread Tim Gallagher
I've seen red-tails eating pheasants there several times, and the people who work there have told me that they often see them catch them. Tim Gallagher Editor-in-Chief LIVING BIRD Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca, New York 14850 (607) 254-2443 t...@cornell.edu

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Why don't RTHA eat all the pheasants at the game farm?

2011-03-03 Thread Tim Gallagher
True. I know those birds catch a lot of mice, etc., that are attracted there by the grain. And Cooper's Hawks catch pigeons, starlings, and House Sparrows there, which are also attracted by the grain. Tim Gallagher Editor-in-Chief LIVING BIRD Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Fwd: Peregrine

2010-08-10 Thread Tim Gallagher
This is a Red-tailed Hawk, not a peregrine. Tim Gallagher Editor-in-Chief LIVING BIRD Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca, New York 14850 (607) 254-2443 t...@cornell.edu From: bounce-6167404-10557...@list.cornell.edu [bounce-6167404

[cayugabirds-l] Goshawk?

2009-12-26 Thread Tim Gallagher
the bird for him. If anyone sees an adult goshawk, please contact me at this e-mail address or leave a message on my work phone, below. Thanks, -- Tim Gallagher Editor-in-Chief LIVING BIRD Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca, New York 14850 (607) 254-2443 FAX: (607) 254