[cayugabirds-l] Mandatory masks

2020-05-18 Thread marsha kardon
FYI I was birding on the Black Diamond Trail Sunday morning and was disappointed to find that some bicycle riders, runners, birdwatchers and walkers were not wearing masks as they passed me. The trail is not very wide, and the bicycle riders did not even try to stay on the opposite side of where

Re: [cayugabirds-l] First

2020-05-14 Thread marsha kardon
we've had more sightings of both male and female rose-breasted grosbeaks than ever before. Still waiting for an indigo bunting.Marsha Kardon On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 11:09 AM Carl Steckler wrote: > I just had my first ever Oriole at my feeders here in Dryden. Just as I > was taking

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Meadow lark

2020-01-21 Thread marsha kardon
What city is this in? On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 9:41 PM Whitings wrote: > Hi All, > Today I found a Meadow Lark on Center St. just east of Route 129. I > noticed it’s silhouette in a shrubs and was able to make out some color > besides the shape against the sun. Then it flew across the road

[cayugabirds-l] binoculars for children

2019-12-01 Thread marsha kardon
Any suggestions for binoculars for our grandson who will turn six this month and is 44 inches tall? He was able to focus on a perched bald eagle at Dryden Lake recently with Marsha's Zeiss Conquest HD 8 X 32 binoculars. Thanks, Marsha and Fred Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Wood Thrush

2019-05-02 Thread marsha kardon
Heard a wood thrush (FOY) this morning in the woods behind my house on west hill. Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] phoebe

2019-03-28 Thread marsha kardon
blocking their exit, or was pushed in too far. Marsha Kardon -- 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] Dryden Lake this morning

2018-05-11 Thread marsha kardon
At Dryden Lake this morning, Barbara Bauer and I saw lots of yellow-rumped warblers, yellow warblers, catbirds, and, foy for both of us, a kingbird and a solitary sandpiper. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Baltimore Oriole and Common Yellowthroat

2018-05-02 Thread marsha kardon
We looked out of our dining room window early this morning to find a male Common Yellowthroat hopping around in the grass where he remained for several minutes. Then, we arrived home at 11:45 from Sapsucker Woods to find our foy male Baltimore Oriole at our orange feeder. We weren't as lucky as

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Chipping sparrows

2018-04-14 Thread marsha kardon
We had 6 Chipping Sparrows, 3 Field Sparrows, 3 Tree Sparrows and 2 Song Sparrows all together in the grass in our back yard on west hill in the town at 1 pm. On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 10:53 AM, Judith Jones wrote: > A wave of chipping sparrows passing thru our downtown back

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ithaca Ospreys, and other stuff

2018-04-02 Thread marsha kardon
saw at Union Field, though we didn't see it fly overhead while we were walking there. Marsha Kardon On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 8:49 PM, Dave Nutter <nutter.d...@mac.com> wrote: > This morning (31 March) I went to Mount Pleasant, joined by Ann Mitchell > and later Gary Kohlenberg. We wer

[cayugabirds-l] Rochester birding

2018-02-26 Thread marsha kardon
ub website and could suggest which ones might be most rewarding to visit around March 10 - 13. Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastB

[cayugabirds-l] injured female cardinal

2017-09-11 Thread marsha kardon
In a neighbor's yard there is a female cardinal who appears to have an injured leg. It can fly but not perch or walk. Is there someone who would care for this bird? Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] savannah sparrow and northern flicker

2017-04-14 Thread marsha kardon
A Savannah sparrow hopping around in the dried grasses in our back yard this afternoon, a foy for us. Also a northern flicker calling from the top of a tree beside our driveway, also a foy for us. Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sign of the Season

2017-03-27 Thread marsha kardon
Yes, the world is a richer place for me since I began birding; I hear and see so much more beauty. On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM, Peter wrote: > A nice sign of the season.goldfinches starting to gain their color > back.. > > > -- > > Cayugabirds-L List

Re: [cayugabirds-l] URGENT ALERT: Dodge Rd Spruce Woods may be cut down for massive Solar Farm on Dodge rd, STARTING in APRIL !!

2017-03-20 Thread marsha kardon
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[cayugabirds-l] FOY Eastern Towhee

2017-01-05 Thread marsha kardon
Hi - The towhee was back eating millet on the ground under spirea bushes this morning at about 8am. Cold days seem to be the days we can be sure it will be there. We submitted a photo on ebird. Marsha and Fred Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] 1 Jan 2017 Ithaca "Christmas" Bird Count preliminary results

2017-01-04 Thread marsha kardon
This morning we added the Dec. 31 Towhee observation to ebird. This makes a total of 11 days in December that we've reported the bird being seen. Marsha Kadon On Mon, Jan 2, 2017 at 6:10 PM, marsha kardon <mfkar...@gmail.com> wrote: > The Eastern Towhee has been seen in our back ya

Re: [cayugabirds-l] 1 Jan 2017 Ithaca "Christmas" Bird Count preliminary results

2017-01-02 Thread marsha kardon
The Eastern Towhee has been seen in our back yard eating millet we spread on the ground most days since we first noticed it. It was definitely there on Dec. 31. Not today, though. I'll watch for it tomorrow. Marsha Kardon On Sun, Jan 1, 2017 at 11:18 PM, Dave Nutter <nutter.d...@me.com>

Re: [cayugabirds-l] blessedly quiet morning...

2016-07-31 Thread marsha kardon
The drought is terrible in most ways but there is one thing I appreciate about it. I can eat dinner on my screened porch, or walk around in my garden without hearing lawn mowers! My neighborhood has many HUGE lawns and most summers it is unusual to be outside without hearing at least one, often

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorne Orchard

2016-05-03 Thread marsha kardon
The woods were quiet early this morning but we did have a good sighting of a great crested flycatcher, foy for us. Marsha and Fred Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] foy Palm Warbler

2016-04-28 Thread marsha kardon
Oops, looked again and found the Palm Warbler sighting on 4/2. On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 8:19 AM, marsha kardon <mfkar...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm posting this now because I didn't see a palm warbler on the 2016 > Cayuga Lake Basin First Records list that Dave posted: Barbara Bauer

[cayugabirds-l] foy Palm Warbler

2016-04-28 Thread marsha kardon
under-tail area. Marsha Kardon -- 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] foy Towhee

2016-04-26 Thread marsha kardon
Heard a towhee singing loudly in a tree outside our garage, but it was raining too hard to find it. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] killdeer

2016-03-12 Thread marsha kardon
This afternoon at about 3:30 we saw and heard at least two killdeer in the field on Hopkins Rd near Hayts Rd, FOY for us. Lots of red winged blackbirds were calling also. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Yesterday Snowy owls. Seybolt Road and North End of Cayuga lake. probable Common Yellowthroat.

2016-02-08 Thread marsha kardon
ar > > > On 2/4/2016 6:09 PM, marsha kardon wrote: > > I can't find a Freese Rd in Seneca Falls on Google maps - can you help? I > do find Seybolt Rd. > > On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 5:54 PM, Michael Tetlow <mjtet...@frontiernet.net> > wrote: > >> Sorry to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Yesterday Snowy owls. Seybolt Road and North End of Cayuga lake. probable Common Yellowthroat.

2016-02-04 Thread marsha kardon
I can't find a Freese Rd in Seneca Falls on Google maps - can you help? I do find Seybolt Rd. On Thu, Feb 4, 2016 at 5:54 PM, Michael Tetlow wrote: > Sorry to post late but I just wanted to send a note that yesterday > the Snowy Owl was seen again on the west

[cayugabirds-l] Baltimore oriole at Treman Marina!

2016-02-02 Thread marsha kardon
At about 2pm we were watching a flock of at least 5 bluebirds in the trees between the boat docks at Treman marina and the solar panels in the next parking lot. Then a male Baltimore Oriole flew into the same trees and allowed us excellent views of his beautiful plumage in the bright sunlight.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Big Snow Goose movement this afternoon

2016-01-03 Thread marsha kardon
At 2:30pm today there were, I'm guessing very roughly, about 700 snow geese in the field across from 222 Bundy Road on west hill in Ithaca. As I walked by about half of them flew up and circled, then settled again. So beautiful! Marsha Kardon On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 3:03 PM, Scott Haber

[cayugabirds-l] bird guides at Joshua Tree National Park

2015-11-30 Thread marsha kardon
I'm planning a trip to Joshua Tree in March and am considering hiring a guide for birding. Does anyone have any experience there with this? Thanks, Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

2015-05-21 Thread marsha kardon
I've never seen a blue-gray gnatcatcher on our property before, but one has come to a tree just outside one of our windows most days, around mid-day, for the last week. It calls loudly and sometimes hovers just outside the window. Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Song Sparrow!

2015-03-18 Thread marsha kardon
The first song sparrow I've seen this year was huddled in the Japanese Maple outside my kitchen door this morning. It wasn't singing, but that's something to look forward to. Marsha Kardon, 2 Perry LN Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Hog Hole raft and possible human protector

2015-01-04 Thread marsha kardon
, (and if so, thanks!) but I'm not sure. Does anyone know about this? Marsha Kardon -- 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] Fox Sparrow

2014-03-19 Thread marsha kardon
At 12:30 pm we had a fox sparrow vigorously kicking the leaves around at the edge of our garden on west hill. Not a common bird for us here. Marsha and Fred Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Grackles at our feeders

2014-03-12 Thread marsha kardon
At 5:15pm today we had about 9 grackles at our peanut and sunflower seed feeders. We've never seen grackles at the feeder before. Marsha and Fred Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] sapsucker sighted

2014-02-17 Thread marsha kardon
10:30 AM I was surprised to look out my window and see a male YBSA busy punching holes in a nearby tree. Fred Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy owl

2013-12-27 Thread Marsha Kardon
Seen on the roof of barn west of the potato building on the opposite side of rt 31 at 4 pm Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Public bird bath!

2013-07-31 Thread Marsha Kardon
I've seen this at our bird baths.  Once there were three species using a small bath:  2 goldfinches and a catbird in it, and a cardinal drinking from the side!  We've also seen catbirds waiting in queue.  Marsha Kardon From: Meena Madhav Haribal m

[cayugabirds-l] foy field sparrows

2013-04-16 Thread Marsha Kardon
We have three foy for us field sparrows foraging in the mulch in our garden.   Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] robins

2013-03-14 Thread Marsha Kardon
This morning there was a flock of about 30 robins in the woods on the north side of Bundy Road in Ithaca, not far from Cayuga Landscape's tree nursery there.  A few years ago I saw a flock of hundreds of robins in the same woody area at about this time of year. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Carolina wren!

2013-03-07 Thread Marsha Kardon
We saw two Carolina wrens in our back yard on west hill this morning, FOY for us.  We're looking forward to hearing them.  Marsha and Fred Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] turkeys

2013-03-01 Thread Marsha Kardon
and fields along Bundy.  I don't know if that's because they spend the winter in other locations or because I tend to walk earlier in warmer weather.  It's good to know they've made it through the winter.  Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] duck hunting IN Stewart Park

2013-01-13 Thread Marsha Kardon
Does anyone know if the duck hunting behavior in Stewart Park that Kevin McGowan described is legal? From: Kevin J. McGowan k...@cornell.edu To: CAYUGABIRDS-L cayugabird...@list.cornell.edu Sent: Friday, January 11, 2013 8:50 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] duck