[cayugabirds-l] Black-billed cuckoo

2015-05-14 Thread holly adams
Working on my back deck in Brooktondale, I just heard my FOY cuckoo. Sounded like it was coming from the are where Central Chapel meets Burns Rd (one house closer to Central Chapel than mine). Other birds currently in hearing: Bobolinks Common Yellow Throat Yellow Warbler RWBB Brown Thrasher

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Arctic kite sighting?

2015-03-22 Thread holly adams
Thanks so much, for this Jay (and Kevin). We had a huge event at the Lab yesterday and many families (over 200 people at once), and I usually have time to double check things but didn't, so posted the call as per typical practice at the front desk for unusual things. In the past, such calls have

[cayugabirds-l] Called-in possible Arctic Kite

2015-03-21 Thread holly adams
Here at the front desk, got a call from a pretty knowledgeable birder near Danby. He's especially knowledgeable about raptors. On Hill Rd yesterday mid-day. 96B twd Danby, turn on Curtis Rd. At T, turn left onto Hill Rd. Sighting up on the hill. Large, about eagle-sized, white with Arctic

[cayugabirds-l] N. MOCKINGBIRD

2015-02-10 Thread holly adams
At our suet feeder in front yard right now! -Brooktondale- -- 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] Winter birds, Ithaca area

2014-11-29 Thread holly adams
Thank you! Just wanted to add that we still have one lone RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD (male) haunting our feeders. -holly On Sat, Nov 29, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Meena Madhav Haribal m...@cornell.edu wrote: ‚ÄčThank you Jay for posting about the recent birds for the benefit of non-ebirders! Meena

[cayugabirds-l] bird assortment

2014-05-07 Thread holly adams
Just took my lunch break on the front stoop here in Bdale, and despite the typically low bird activity time of day (1:45 pm), had the good company of the following in our feeder/spruce/crabapple feeder area in our front yard: Brown Thrashers 2, one on the edge of our front yard, one I could hear

[cayugabirds-l] white-crowned sparrow

2014-05-04 Thread holly adams
Lots of FOY birds for us in our Brooktondale yard today, including a White-Crowned Sparrow alongside our plentiful White-Throated ones! -holly -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] possible Snowy Owl at Kendall

2014-01-25 Thread holly adams
I am at the Front Desk of the Visitor's Center of the Lab today, and got a call from a Kendall resident, saying she saw a Snowy Owl yesterday while eating lunch at Kendall (so in the field-like area visible from the cafeteria area). Not confirmed, but thought I should share. -holly --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Today's Ithaca Count: 98 species, 10 new highs, 2 count week species so far

2014-01-01 Thread holly adams
Thank you for this all you leaders and compilers! You are amazing. -holly On Wed, Jan 1, 2014 at 11:40 PM, Dave Nutter nutter.d...@me.com wrote: Preliminary numbers from this evening's compilation of the Ithaca Christmas Bird Count, which by local tradition takes place on New Year's Day, are

[cayugabirds-l] Night Heron

2013-06-02 Thread holly adams
We had our BLACK CROWNED NIGHT HERON making a ruckus last night, around midnight, intermittantly chiming in with our Green Frogs, Bullfrogs, Am Toads and peepers. No Mink frogs or Grey Tree frogs in the chorus though. -holly On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes

[cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskins

2013-05-07 Thread holly adams
We still have 3 PINE SISKINS that are regulars at our back feeder, about 3 feet from the window and our open door. Definitely siskins! holly -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Blue Winged Warbler in Brooktondale

2013-05-05 Thread holly adams
Also here at home in Brooktondale, the Bobolinks are back! -holly (Tom's wife) On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 8:33 AM, Tom Hoebbel tomhoeb...@gmail.com wrote: 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

[cayugabirds-l] Mockingbird at Lab

2013-03-16 Thread holly adams
Anne in the store just told me a Northern Mockingbird was here yesterday morning--I am looking for it today but so far no luck. Still have Hooded Merganzers, Redpolls, Pine Siskins, Song Sparrows, White-throated Sparrows, and more. -holly -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2012-12-25 Thread holly adams
We had a flock of REDPOLLS then another join it this morning--peak of 21! They were beautiful. Happy Holidays every one! -holly, in Brooktondale -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES