[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds revisited

2020-06-06 Thread Peter Saracino
"The female cowbird lays up to 40 eggs in one summer, which explains why there are 214 species of birds known to have been parasitized." "Naturally Curious A Photographic Guide and Month-by-Month Journey through the Fields, Woods, and Marshes of New England." By Mary Holland Pete Sar --

Re: "Juvenile cowbirds sneak out at night" - RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-12 Thread Dave Nutter
Thanks, Anne, for clearing that up. It’s much less bizarre that the fledglings, after being old enough fly well, move out of the host territory at dusk to roost, but still fascinating because it’s not clear why they should leave if they are only going back again in the morning. Maybe they don’t

Re: "Juvenile cowbirds sneak out at night" - RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-12 Thread Regi Teasley
0 10:14 AM > To: Magnus Fiskesjo > Cc: John Confer; CAYUGABIRDS-L > Subject: Re: "Juvenile cowbirds sneak out at night" - RE: [cayugabirds-l] > Cowbirds > > At the risk of making this a longer-than-wanted discussion, I will briefly > answer—and then retreat! > >

RE: "Juvenile cowbirds sneak out at night" - RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-12 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
ornell.edu From: AB Clark [anneb.cl...@gmail.com] Sent: Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:14 AM To: Magnus Fiskesjo Cc: John Confer; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: "Juvenile cowbirds sneak out at night" - RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds At the risk of making this

Re: "Juvenile cowbirds sneak out at night" - RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-12 Thread AB Clark
du, or: n...@cornell.edu > > Affiliations at Cornell University, WWW: > Anthropology Department, https://anthropology.cornell.edu/anthropology-faculty > Southeast Asia Program (SEAP), https://seap.einaudi.cornell.edu/people/faculty > East Asia Program (EAP), http://eap.einaudi.cornell.edu/people/core-facul

"Juvenile cowbirds sneak out at night" - RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-11 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
g-committee _ ____ From: John Confer [con...@ithaca.edu] Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2020 7:47 PM To: Magnus Fiskesjo; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds I, also, wonder about this report. I've had to handle nestlings for research

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-11 Thread John Confer
To: AB Clark Cc: Michael H. Goldstein ; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds This message originated from outside the Ithaca College email system. Hi, I would love to know, and I sure wish I could find that article. I definitely recall that it said the cowbird chicks that were

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-11 Thread Peter Saracino
nest (as revenge). > > --yrs., > Magnus Fiskesjö > n...@cornell.edu > ________ > From: AB Clark [anneb.cl...@gmail.com] > Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:30 AM > To: Magnus Fiskesjo > Cc: Michael H. Goldstein; CAYUGABIRDS-L > Subje

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-11 Thread Kyle Gage
ark [anneb.cl...@gmail.com] > Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:30 AM > To: Magnus Fiskesjo > Cc: Michael H. Goldstein; CAYUGABIRDS-L > Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds > > I wonder if there has been some mis-intepretation either in the article or by > subsequent reade

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-11 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
gnus Fiskesjö n...@cornell.edu From: AB Clark [anneb.cl...@gmail.com] Sent: Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:30 AM To: Magnus Fiskesjo Cc: Michael H. Goldstein; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds I wonder if there has been some mis-intepretation either in the article or by subsequent

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-11 Thread AB Clark
l.edu > [bounce-124539965-84019...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Michael H. > Goldstein [michael.goldst...@cornell.edu] > Sent: Friday, April 10, 2020 8:05 PM > To: CAYUGABIRDS-L > Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds > > Cowbirds are crazier than you think…check

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-11 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds Cowbirds are crazier than you think…check out the research by Meredith West and Andrew King on the role of female cowbirds (who don’t sing) in shaping the development of juvenile males' song by using rapid wing gestures: http://www.indiana.edu/~aviary

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-10 Thread Michael H. Goldstein
Cowbirds are crazier than you think…check out the research by Meredith West and Andrew King on the role of female cowbirds (who don’t sing) in shaping the development of juvenile males' song by using rapid wing gestures: http://www.indiana.edu/~aviary/Research/female%20visual%20displays.pdf

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds II

2020-04-10 Thread Peter Saracino
I suppose EVERY cowbird now returning to the Northeast had foster parents!! The ultimate case of "drop and run" Sar -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-04-10 Thread Peter Saracino
I was having a cup of coffee looking out the window at 3 male and 3 female cowbirds going at the sunflower seeds. As I watched them it dawned on me that all of them were raised by foster parents!!! According to the Lab of O: "the cowbird does not depend exclusively on a single host species; it has

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2020-03-26 Thread Carol Cedarholm
Had 8 Brown Headed Cowbirds at my feeder this morning. First St Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] cowbirds, snow geese,

2020-03-04 Thread Marty Schlabach
Yesterday was probably the first day since late December that we didn't have cowbirds at our feeders. The numbers ranged from 20-100 over that time, with fewer the last week or so. Yesterday I saw at least a dozen sizable flocks of snow geese overhead, heading north. Most flocks I estimated

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2017-02-07 Thread W. Larry Hymes
I was surprised to find a pair of COWBIRDS feeding in our yard this afternoon. First of the season for us. Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds at feeders

2016-02-14 Thread Carl Steckler
I have Cowbirds at my feeders here in Dryden. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2016-01-22 Thread bob mcguire
Last week I drove all the way up to Lake Como to get my first cowbird of the year. And just now I had a flock of 20 on the platform feeder here at home! Bob McGuire -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2016-01-10 Thread Peter
Thanks for the reply Dave! By the way, I WAS able to read even your first email. Anyway, thanks for the reply. Pete On 1/9/2016 7:11 PM, Dave Nutter wrote: > Peter, > On the afternoon of 5 January Ann Mitchell & I saw a flock of about 25 > BROWN-HEADED COWBIRDS, males & females, on the shoulder

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2016-01-09 Thread Dave Nutter
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[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2016-01-09 Thread Dave Nutter
Peter, On the afternoon of 5 January Ann Mitchell & I saw a flock of about 25 BROWN-HEADED COWBIRDS, males & females, on the shoulder of Fenner Rd near NYS-34B, which is in the northwest corner of the Town of Lansing in Tompkins County. They were not present during a couple of more recent

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2016-01-08 Thread Peter
Hi folks. Pulled into my driveway today only to see a bunch of cowbirds (both male and females) scurrying around the ground going after spilled feed. Am wondering if there are any other reports of cowbirds out there. Thanks. Pete Saracino > -- > *Cayugabirds-L List Info:* > Welcome and Basics

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds

2013-11-29 Thread Donna Scott
3 male, 1 female BROWN HEADED COWBIRDS at my hanging tray bird feeder just now. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds reared by harassed Junco Re:Cowbird being fed by probable Chipping Sparrow

2013-07-26 Thread Nari Mistry
A few weeks ago, we had two hulking baby cowbirds relentlessly pursuing a distraught little Junco all over our yard. The Junco was frantically trying to find food for the babies and at the same time trying to escape. This went on for several days before the cowbirds began to find their own

[cayugabirds-l] cowbirds

2013-02-26 Thread Bill Mcaneny
We have a sign of Spring, however unwelcome. There are about 20 BROWN COWBIRDS on our platform feeder this a.m. About two-thirds are males and the rest females. Bill and Shirley McAneny, TBurg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds and Rough-legged Hawk

2011-01-19 Thread bilbaker
Yesterday afternoon around 3:30I had 3 Brown-headed Cowbirds show up at my feeders in Caroline Center. Shortly after 8 this morning while driving on Warren Rd I found a Rough-legged Hawk sitting on a small Cedar(?) across the road from the airport. Bill Baker