[cayugabirds-l] Orioles

2019-05-15 Thread Tom
After a slow start the Baltimore Orioles are entertaining us at our feeders here in Lansing. What appears to be 2 pair seem to prefer the hummingbird feeder and peanuts. We’ll put out fruit or jam later today. Tom Vawter Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] bobolinks and yellowthroat

2019-05-03 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have bobolinks in our back fields this morning and I heard my FOY common yellowthroats. Last evening I had 3 evening grosbeaks and 2 rose breasted grosbeaks at the feeder at the same time. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow warbler in brooktondale

2019-05-02 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I had a singing yellow warbler as I left home this morning at 7:30 -- Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Rose Breasted Grosbeak in B-dale

2019-04-28 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We had a male Rose Breasted Grosbeak in our window this morning. A welcome sight on this chilly day. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] pippits anf Towhee

2019-04-19 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I had a flock of American Pippist fly over yesterday and heard my first Towhee of the season this morning in Brooktondale. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 --

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow in Brooktondale

2019-03-16 Thread Tom Hoebbel
He have a fox sparrow accompanying our new song sparrows in the yard today. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] song sparrow

2019-03-05 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Saw our first song sparrow in brooktindale...maybe spreing really is coming. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Buntings

2019-02-19 Thread Tom
Yesterday afternoon there was a flock of about 30 Snow Buntings in a farmyard just south of the”Triangle” where Route 90 meets Lake Ridge Road west of King Ferry. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re:[cayugabirds-l] history of the Ithaca Christmas Bird Count

2019-01-08 Thread Tom Schulenberg
;In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." > -- George Orwell > > “The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.” -- Mark Twain > ******* > -- > *From:* Randolph Scott Little > *Sent:* Friday, January 4, 2019 9

Re:[cayugabirds-l] history of the Ithaca Christmas Bird Count

2019-01-04 Thread Tom Schulenberg
> Yes 1963 was the earliest (or at least the earliest that was recorded). > All the data from all years can be seen here: > https://drive.google.com/file/d/19EWVe-v5fKI3s93ciNoNwy2Wpp-GpNg6/view. > > There were 61 species observed in 1963. Of those, two have not shown up > on the count since:

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese

2019-01-04 Thread Tom
There were about 100 Snow Geese in a field just north of Scipio Center in Cayuga Co. about noon on 29 Dec 2018. Apparently Snow Geese got missed in the Christmas Count. Tom Vawter Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Evening Grosbeak in Brooktondale

2018-11-15 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have our first evening grosbeak at our feeder on Burns Rd in brooktondale. It is alifer for me. This one is a female...looking forward to seeing the male. Tom Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com <http://www.th-photo.com/> 607-53

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 9/7

2018-09-07 Thread Tom Schulenberg
> Excellent warbler numbers and diversity by Sherwood Platform in Sapsucker > Woods on Friday (9:30 am). Cape May (2+), Wilson's, N. Parula, > Blackburnian, Black-throated Blue, Black-throated Green, several > Chestnut-sided, Nashville, et al. I haven't even checked the north side of > the pond

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Tennessee Warbler and Savana Sparrow

2018-05-16 Thread Tom Hoebbel
The Tennessee was foraging in our Forsythia...first time I have seen that. And I am hearing the Savannah sing in the back field in Brooktondale. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121

[cayugabirds-l] Common Nighthawk in Collegetown?

2018-05-12 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Holly and I are pretty sure we heard a common nighthawk on Oak St, above the gorge in Collegetown about 10 PM. Are they likely to be heard here at this time of year? Is there something else it may have been that's call is similar? Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video

[cayugabirds-l] eastern kingbird

2018-05-04 Thread Tom Hoebbel
in brooktondale as well! Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Cape May, B, Blue Winged, Common Yellowthroat, and Yellow Warblers in Brooktondale

2018-05-04 Thread Tom Hoebbel
All in my back yard, First ever Cape May at home... -Tom Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com <http://www.th-photo.com/> 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsW

[cayugabirds-l] RB Grosbeak and WC Sparrow in Brooktondale

2018-05-02 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We had our FOY rose breasted grosbeak in the window today and I just heard then saw a white crowned sparrow as well. Tom Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com <http://www.th-photo.com/> 607-539-6121 -- Cayug

[cayugabirds-l] yellow warbler in Brooktondale.

2018-04-28 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Just saw a yellow warbler at our tube feeder...wasn't eating seed, but checking out the goldfinches trying to pick up some tips! Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 --

[cayugabirds-l] Field Sparrow arrived today

2018-04-20 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I had a Field Sparrow in my window feeder today and I think it was there yesterday too, but didn't recognize it right away as I have never had one in the window. Funny. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] Pine Warblers persisting

2018-04-20 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We now have 2 Pine Warblers in Brooktondale. One or the other has been outside our windows every day this week. Tom Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com <http://www.th-photo.com/> 607-539-6121 -- Cayugab

[cayugabirds-l] Pine Warbler and N. Harrier in Brooktondale

2018-04-15 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I had a FOY Pine Warbler on my back deck this afternoon. Also, a beautiful Male Northern Harrier has been appearing daily over the fields on Burns Rd in Brooktondale. Tom Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com <http://www.th-photo.com/>

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Song Sparrow

2018-03-03 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We had 2 song sparrows yesterday too in Brooktondale. They seemed none too pleased with the weather they arrived for. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 On Sat, Mar 3,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-28 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We too have seen more purple finches than ever and the RB Grosbeaks have been very consistent as well. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 7:17

[cayugabirds-l] Blue-winged Warbler Family

2017-07-28 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I had 4 blue-winged warblers foraging in the back corner of my yard this evening. I had seen one consistently over the past couple weeks, but it was a treat to see four of them together. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Goetchius Wetland Preserve and Roy H. Park Preserve, Mon 5/29

2017-05-29 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Thanks Mark for your inspiring and very enjoyable guidance on these walks. Looking forward to next year already. Tom Sent from my iPhone > On May 29, 2017, at 1:13 PM, Mark Chao <markc...@imt.org> wrote: > > With only moderate rain and no lightning at all, the conditions on Mo

[cayugabirds-l] BT Blue and Indigo Bunting at home

2017-05-16 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We had a first ever Black Throated Blue Warbler pass through our yard today...perching and singing just above our deck. Also, I just saw an Indigo Bunting in the back yard; the first in a few years here at home in Brooktondale. Tom Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video

[cayugabirds-l] Sora, Thomas Rd Brooktondale

2017-05-16 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Holly and I did a trip around the lake yesterday, but made our first stop the pond on Thomas Rd off Rt 79. We were able to hear the Sora that was reported in ebird vocalizing off and on. Lots of other great birds up the east side of the lake and at Montezuma...glad to have the Seneca County Big

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

2017-05-01 Thread Tom Hoard
Maybe a juvenile? Sent from my iPad > On May 1, 2017, at 11:36 AM, Sandra J. Kisner wrote: > > 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 >

[cayugabirds-l] Bobolinks and a Yellow Warbler

2017-05-01 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I had my FOY Yellow Warbler this morning and a B yesterday. We also had Bobolinks fly over toward our field here in Brooktondale, but I am not sure they stayed here. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskin in B-dale

2017-04-26 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have a Pine Siskin in Brooktondale today...It is the first one I think we have had all year. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Field Sparrow

2017-04-07 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have our first Field Sparrow under our feeder today...cleaning up the millet that the other birds are forsaking. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] 4 Fox Sparrows in Brooktondale

2017-03-29 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We currently have 4 fox sparrows scratching among the leaves in our front yard in Brooktondale Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow in Brooktondale

2016-11-25 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have had one fox sparrow for the past couple days. Burns Rd Please take a look at my completely redesigned web site. www.TH-Photo.com Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Stilt updates ?

2016-06-20 Thread Tom Schulenberg
> Any reports, positive or negative, today on the Montezuma B-n Stilt would be appreciated. still there this morning, per rba text from Nathan Golberg tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Virginia Rail still here

2016-05-09 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Just heard singing from the marsh at the northeast corner of the Lab. tsd -- 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] White-throats

2016-04-28 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have had our most ever WT Sparrows this year too. Holly counted 22 this morning...normally we have 4-6 at a time. Also FOY House Wren s and Field Sparrows today for us. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett

[cayugabirds-l] 4 fox sparrows

2016-04-05 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have 4 fox sparrows under our spruce trees in Brooktondale...all trying to scratch below the sno for food. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] Towhee

2016-03-24 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have our FOY Eastern Towhee in Brooktondale today. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow in Brooktondale

2016-03-13 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have our FOY Fox Sparrow scratching under the spruce trees here in Brooktondale...first American Woodcock in the fields last night as well. Tom ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel

[cayugabirds-l] Meadowlark and Killdeer

2016-03-08 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Holly and I saw our first of year Eastern Meadowlark and Killdeer in our back field in Brooktondale yesterday. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [bsbp-discuss] Pileated Woodpecker?!

2016-03-04 Thread Tom Hoard
What I meant to say was that it is my understanding that the Pileated Woodpecker is protected by the U.S. Migratory Bird Act, with stiff penalties for violation of the Act. Sent from my iPad > On Mar 4, 2016, at 2:52 PM, Tom Hoard <tomhoar...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > &

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [bsbp-discuss] Pileated Woodpecker?!

2016-03-04 Thread Tom Hoard
Sent from my iPad > On Mar 4, 2016, at 1:30 PM, Andres, Jose wrote: > > ​Well... here is a link to a relatively detailed description of their diet. > There is variation amongst localities but they mostly feed on dead trees. > >

[cayugabirds-l] Rough Legged Hawk in Brooktondale

2016-01-22 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have a rough legged hawk circling our fields on Burns Rd in Brooktondale. It is the first I have seen here in about 3 years. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video

[cayugabirds-l] pine siskins in Brooktondale

2015-11-21 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I saw our first Pine Siskins of the season at the feeders this morning. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrows in Brooktondale

2015-11-14 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have a couple Fox Sparrows under our feeder on Burns Rd in Brooktondale this morning. -Tom ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com <http://www

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Ed Hart's Obituary in Ithaca Journal

2015-10-02 Thread Tom Fredericks
by his wife Jocelyn. In the years since it was always a pleasure to speak with him as we occasionally crossed paths. I'm very happy to have known him, and saddened by his passing. Tom Fredericks > -- Forwarded message -- > From: Meena Madhav Haribal <m...@cornell.edu>

[cayugabirds-l] warblers in Brooktondale

2015-09-29 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We just had a wave of warblers come through. I saw several Nashville, at least two Magnolia and a Common Yellowthroat as well as a RC Kinglet between downpours. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2015-07-22 Thread Tom Vawter
At ca. 19:25 this afternoon there were a pair of osprey on a power pole (no nest) on the E side of NYS 90, S of Aurora and a few hundred meters N of Ledyard Road. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mockingbird behavior

2015-07-05 Thread Tom
We've been watching our nestling bluebirds for the last 3 wks or so. It's just our luck that they should fledge and abandon the nest box in the few days we were away and couldn't witness it. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 4, 2015, at 7:40 PM, M K Mannella mkmanne...@gmail.com wrote: The

[cayugabirds-l] Nesting bluebirds

2015-05-30 Thread Tom
see an adult at that box, and chickadees had built nests in both houses earlier in the spring. The nests in the 2 boxes looked similar, but it's possible only the one box has bluebirds. Tom Vawter Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Orioles

2015-05-15 Thread Tom
Our pair of Baltimore orioles arrived 3 or 4 days ago. I heard the male soon after they arrived, but only got a glimpse of him last evening. Every year I struck by how difficult it can be to get sight of such a noisy, bright orange bird. I'm glad they're back. Sent from my iPhone --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: 8 May 2015

2015-05-08 Thread Tom Hoebbel
: Good morning! I stopped by the Hawthorn Orchard this morning a tad later than yesterday. Ran into Nancy, Holly and Tom, and Jackie and Phil. Dynamic, relatively quiet, got quieter as the sun got higher and the heat began to intensify. Northeast corner around maple treetops seemed most

[cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2015-05-04 Thread Tom
The first rose-breasted grosbeak of the season--this time a female--just showed up at the feeders here in NW Lansing. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] A pair of grosbeaks

2015-05-04 Thread Tom
The male rose-breasted grosbeak has now joined the female at the feeders. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Pine siskins

2015-04-27 Thread Tom
The pine siskins that have been conspicuously absent from my feeders all winter seem now to arrived in some numbers. They're mixing with the goldfinches here on Ross Road in Lansing. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] field sparrow in Brooktondale

2015-04-21 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I heard our first Field Sparrow this morning on Burns Rd. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com http://www.th-photo.com/ 607-539-6121

[cayugabirds-l] Dunlin in ne Ithaca

2015-04-14 Thread Tom Schulenberg
1 basic plumaged dunlin and 13+ snipe in Hanshaw Road field - along wet furrow with taller cirn stubbke in front of house 1469. tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl S of Aurora.

2015-03-23 Thread Tom
The snowy owl is still in the vicinity of Rt 90 Lake Rd., just S of Aurora. 50 m W of Rt 90, 200 m N of Lake Rd. 1600 hrs. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] brown creeper

2015-03-21 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have a nice brown creeper picking through he bark of our spruce trees in Brooktondale...it is the first I have seen in a long time. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video

[cayugabirds-l] Ravens

2015-03-17 Thread Tom
Driving S on NYS 34B. A pair of ravens feeding on a deer carcass just off the E side of the road. 1530 hrs Tom Vawter Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck continues at Ithaca Yacht Club

2015-03-06 Thread Tom Schulenberg
also Long-tailed Ducks, 2 Horned Grebes, 2 Red-throated Loons, etc. -- 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] REDPOLL FLOCK TRIPHAMMER TERRACE

2015-02-14 Thread Tom
Way outside the basin! We've seen a total of 3 redpolls at our Lansing place, but as I type here in our camp near Old Forge, NY, I've counted no fewer than 15 right around the feeder. That's my GBBC number, but they are so active they're hard to count. There may be twice that many in the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Birding information

2015-02-11 Thread Tom
Gosh, if folks are reporting from Samtphones or using an eBird related app, they should have to give UTM coordiantes. Sent from my iPhone On Feb 11, 2015, at 6:38 PM, Don timbu...@gmail.com wrote: I certainly empathize with Meena's concern, and nobody wants the reporting of locations to

[cayugabirds-l] No siskins but redpolls

2015-02-09 Thread Tom
where I doubt they are able to find them again. Tom Vawter Sent from my iPhone On Feb 9, 2015, at 10:00 AM, Marty Schlabach m...@cornell.edu wrote: Just wanted to let everyone know that I’m jealous of all those reports. Usually get about 12-15 species per day at our feeders, but no redpolls

[cayugabirds-l] Yesterday on Ross Road in Lansing

2015-02-03 Thread Tom
The cold temperatures and deep snow have increased morning activity at our feeders, but the diversity has been restricted mostly to the usual suspects. The white-throats appeared a few days ago and the Carolina wren is new. We are blessed with woodpeckers-many downies and red-bellied and

[cayugabirds-l] more waterfowl

2015-01-17 Thread Tom Schulenberg
There also are very impressive numbers of Redhead quite close to shore at East Shore Park, although with not too much else mixed in with them, and 62 (or so) Tundra Swans at Ladoga. tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] one Cackling Goose in with the many Canadas on the pond at Sapsucker Woods

2015-01-05 Thread Tom Schulenberg
as of a few minutes ago, anyway tss -- Thomas S. Schulenberg Research Associate Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca NY 14850 http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/home http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist voice: 607.254.1113 email: ts...@cornell.edu,

[cayugabirds-l] Ocwa still present

2015-01-04 Thread Tom Schulenberg
I just relocated Paul Anderson's orange- crowned warbler, but north of where he first found it. Along the tracks heading south from Cherry Street, but * north * of the bridge at the small dam, and next to a large (the largest?) camp in the Jungle. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Harriers

2014-12-25 Thread Tom
A beautiful pair of harriers over the fields to the W of Rt 90 between Ledyard Rd the Triangle. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Short eared owls

2014-12-12 Thread Tom
I saw one in the wing at about 1530 today, over fields just south of Aurora off NYS Rte 90. I and others have seen SEOs there many times in the past over the years. Has anyone seen them recently near the Evergreen Cemetery W of NYS 34B on the Levana Road in Scipio? Tom V Sent from my iPhone

[cayugabirds-l] Short-eared Owl on Bluegrass Lane (northeast Ithaca)

2014-10-29 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Marshall Iliff, Ken Rosenberg, and I had a Short-eared Owl again this evening over the field of tall switchgrass on Bluegrass Lane. This is the first report from Bluegrass (that I know of) since Ken had a SEOW here last Friday, but I don't know how many times it's been looked for since then.

[cayugabirds-l] * possible * connecticut warbler off Bluegrass lane, ne ithaca

2014-08-24 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Emphasis on possible, since I couldn't get much of a look. Seemed to have good white eyering and long undertail coverts. It was at the the edge of the woods at the south end of the straight stretch on bluegrass - from the south end of the red barn, walk west 100+ yards. Bird was just past the

[cayugabirds-l] RHWO at sapsucker woods

2014-07-22 Thread Tom Schulenberg
There was an adult red-headed woodpecker in the tall snag at Sapsucker Woods a few minutes ago. Lost sight of it as it flew west across pond. tss -- Thomas S. Schulenberg Research Associate Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca NY 14850

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Not birds-but FIREFLIES tonight

2014-06-29 Thread Tom Fernandes
Think it is a good year for fireflies!. Jerseybirds had a post of a great display last week down in NJ. I also had one of the best displays in years in my yard in McGraw. Tom Fernandes

[cayugabirds-l] singing mourning warbler in northeast Ithaca this morning

2014-06-24 Thread Tom Schulenberg
A little out of place on this date, at the Frog Barn (91 Sapsucker Woods Road) tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Downy @ H-bird Feeder.

2014-06-23 Thread Tom
We're watching a male downy woodpecker moving among our feeders--sunflower seeds to suet to peanuts--but were surprised to see him spend a considerable time drinking from the hummingbird feeder. Tom Vawter Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Myers

2014-06-09 Thread Tom Schulenberg
No white-rumped sandpiper at the moment, but 2 common terns went by, heading south. tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] orange-eaters

2014-05-13 Thread Tom
Very cool. Lucky you, Eben. Sent from my iPhone On May 13, 2014, at 6:40 PM, Marie P. Read m...@cornell.edu wrote: WOW this is cool behavior! Like shrikes…only vegetarian! Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail

[cayugabirds-l] indigo bunting, brooktondale

2014-05-10 Thread Tom Hoebbel
A beautiful Indigo Bunting is gleaning food under our feeders on Burns Rd in B-dale. Beautiful bird. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummer

2014-05-09 Thread Tom
Didn't lay eyes on him/her, but I just heard that unmistakeable buzz of a RTH in a hurry going right over my head! (Ross Road in Lansing) Sent from my iPhone On May 9, 2014, at 9:51 AM, william hecht wshech...@gmail.com wrote: North end Cayuga Lake -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome

[cayugabirds-l] White-eyed Vireo on South Hill Recreation Way

2014-05-04 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Found by Dan Lane. Singing ca 1/2 mile from Burn Road, by bench on north side of trail. tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Prairie Warbler

2014-05-03 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Hi all, Scott Haber and I took a steel through Sapsucker Woods this morning and found a few new arrivals, including a BALTIMORE ORIOLE and a PRAIRIE WARBLER singing from the powerline cut as we left. There may have been two Prairies, as I was with a group that had a singing Prairie at the

[cayugabirds-l] Golden Winged Warbler in Brooktondale

2014-05-02 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Wow, First of year, life etc. And it was a yard bird. Golden Winged Warbler on Burns Rd in Brooktondale. Very fun, Tom ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video

[cayugabirds-l] Golden Eagle in ne Ithaca

2014-04-12 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Watch the skies - an adult golden eagle just sailed high over Hanshaw Road, heading north (seemed in a hurry). tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Bluegrass Lane Vesper Sparrow

2014-04-06 Thread Tom Schulenberg
It's actually the Southeast corner, closest to the bee lab and the community gardens. Still at edge of woods, singing occasionally. tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow and Turkeys displaying

2014-04-02 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We have a Fox Sparrow foraging in the front lawn today as well as 3 Turkeys displaying for many hens. At one point the males were strutting down the middle of the street in full display on Burns Rd in Brooktondale. Tom ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Eastern Towhee

2014-04-02 Thread Tom
Carolina wren @ suet in Lansing 2 wks ago. No singing. Is this an early date for Carolina wrens? Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2014, at 9:09 AM, Jon Glase jongl...@gmail.com wrote: Greetings. This morning in Newfield, we had a male Eastern Towhee at the feeder. Also, singing Carolina

[cayugabirds-l] Lake Freezing

2014-02-09 Thread Tom
full-bore, not in the attenuated state it's operated now. Let's keep our perspective (and honesty) in our rants. Tom Vawter Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Lake Freezing

2014-02-09 Thread Tom
, the lake will remain frozen with ice and 0 C water at the top and 4 C water all the way to the bottom. Physical limnology is very cool! Tom Vawter Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] late Nelson's Sparrow

2013-11-09 Thread Tom Schulenberg
At the northwest corner of the pond by Liddell Lab, off Freese Road. Given the date and location, I was hoping for a different species. But it's always nice to see a Nelson's too. tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Vesoer Sparrows, ne Ithaca

2013-11-02 Thread Tom Schulenberg
I flushed a surprising 4 Vespers today from the field eest of Bluegrass Lane, northeast Ithaca. They were in the northwest quadrant of the cut field of switchgrass, near the corn - into which they disappeared when flushed. tss -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] thoughts on the Blue Grosbeak, and on patch birding

2013-10-15 Thread Tom Schulenberg
I was a little excited to stumble into the Blue Grosbeak on Bluegrass Lane last Saturday, and I'm definitely thrilled that it stuck around long enough of many other birders to see it as well. Bluegrass Lane can be a birdy place, but at the same time it's nothing special - it's not an obvious

[cayugabirds-l] Blue grosbeak on bluegrass lane. Ne ithana

2013-10-12 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Now in corn at edge of chain link fence tss -- 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] Cayugarba BLUE GROSBEAK bluegrass lane in corn eas...

2013-10-12 Thread Tom Schulenberg
This bird has not been relocated (mob on scene), but should still be in area. Brown Blue Grosbeak (female or juv) at sw corner of corn field on east side of road at 13:00. Bird called, was pished up (continued calling), sat in corn for ca 1 minute, dropped into corn and not seen since. Must still

[cayugabirds-l] Golden-winged Warbler in northeast Ithaca

2013-08-24 Thread Tom Schulenberg
I had a nice hit of warblers at home this morning (Hanshaw Road in northeast Ithacaa), including a Tennessee (one of at least three found in the area this morning, per eBird alerts), and a spectacular male Golden-winged Warbler. Seems as if this would be a good day to carefully check your local

[cayugabirds-l] definitely an Olive-sided Flycatcher, Podell Boardwalk, Sapsucker Woods

2013-08-22 Thread Tom Schulenberg
Brad Walker and I relocated the Olive-sided Flycatcher from the south end of the Podell Boardwalk at 9:15. We watched it make a few sallies, then lost it when it headed east (towards Sapsucker Woods Road). It's probably still in the area - Brad and Jay McGowan are trying now to re-relocate it.

[cayugabirds-l] Black-billed Cuckoo, Orchard Oriole on Freese Road (northeast Ithaca) (technically Dryden)

2013-06-01 Thread Tom Schulenberg
This morning Rufus and I had 1 Black-billed Cuckoo (possibly 2?) in the small stand of trees and shrubs on the east side of the road, just south of Dyce Lab (201 Freese Road). Mostly silent, but sang quietly a few times. 1 second summer male Orchard Oriole, singing regularly in the small open

[cayugabirds-l] Baltimore Oriole

2013-05-08 Thread Tom Vawter
Our annual Baltimore oriole is once again foraging and singing in the tops of our backyard ashes. Tom Vawter -- * * -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Blue Winged Warbler in Brooktondale

2013-05-05 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We had a Blue Winged in our trees this morning...its the first time we have had that species here at home. Tom ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

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