[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds

2016-12-15 Thread Peter
Here at the feeder in Phelps, NY I am being "treated" to mixed flocks of starlings, crackles, cowbirds and redwings devouring the seed. I wish it WERE March!! Bah, humbug!!! (smile) Pete "Ebenezer" Saracino -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds

2016-04-03 Thread Carol Keeler
I filled my feeders yesterday and broadcast lots of seed today. Wow did I get a lot of takers! I had a huge flock of blackbirds , Red Wings both male and female, Grackles, Cowbirds, and Starlings. I did get my regulars too. There were Cardinals, Blue Jays, Gold and House Finches, Titmice,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] blackbirds

2016-03-01 Thread Mo Barger Rooster Hill Farm
Huge flocks today in the hills of Candor too :-)! On Mar 1, 2016 9:49 AM, "Bill Mcaneny" wrote: > A little after 9am today, Spring arrived. A single male REDWINGED > BLACKBIRD. He was followed closely by a second and a few minutes later by > 13 GRACKLES and a third Redwing.

[cayugabirds-l] blackbirds

2016-03-01 Thread Bill Mcaneny
A little after 9am today, Spring arrived. A single male REDWINGED BLACKBIRD. He was followed closely by a second and a few minutes later by 13 GRACKLES and a third Redwing. The great event was witnessed with trepidation by a dozen Bluejays and 20 Goldfinches. Of course, snow is in the forecast

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds and cowbirds

2016-02-28 Thread M & K Mannella
Yesterday we had 4 red-winged blackbirds under the feeders and today we have 3 brown-headed cowbirds. Michele -- www.bodyshopwellness.com -- -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds, redpolls, geese

2015-03-25 Thread Laura Stenzler
Many, many big flocks of blackbirds flying over East Ithaca today. A few flocks of geese as well, both Canada and Snowgeese. In addition we still have a large flock of redpolls with some siskins mixed in. Hunt Hill Rd., East of Ithaca. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds

2015-03-19 Thread Carol Keeler
Had another even larger flock of blackbirds. There were mostly Grackles but I found four Red-Wing Blackbirds mixed in. FOS for me. I also heard a Robin singing. Spring must be coming! Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds, siskins

2015-03-16 Thread Bill Mcaneny
About an hour ago (10 to 10:30) a mixed flock of blackbirds assaulted our feeders. Total of about 20 birds about equally divided among Redwings, Common Grackles, and Cowbirds. All appeared to be males. That was followed closely by 2 Pine Siskins on the niger tube, the first here all winter. Almost

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds at Sapsucker woods

2013-10-23 Thread Laura Stenzler
There is a huge flock of mostly Grackles, plus Red winged Blabkbirds and a few Rusty BBs at Sapsucker woods right now. 8 am. Currently just south of the main entrance to the Lab of O. Quite impressive ! Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds along Hanshaw Rd

2012-10-02 Thread Laura Stenzler
5:10 pm, a large flock of blackbirds in the corn along Hanshaw Rd just west of Sapsucker Woods Rd. I'm watching for yellow headed blackbird. I think it's mostly grackles and some rusty blackbirds. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds along Hanshaw Rd

2012-10-02 Thread nutter . dave
A week ago Sunday, that is 23 September, I was at the Freese Road Community Gardens early in the morning and a flock of Icterids I estimated at 1500 birds commuted overhead from the valley of Fall Creek north-northwest and landed just across from the bee lab in the field on Freese Road. They

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds Caspian Terns - Montezuma

2012-09-05 Thread William Roberts
At about 7:15 p.m. this evening there were huge flocks of blackbirds ( RwBs, C. Grackles, E. Starlings) converging on MNWR near the Visitor Center. My guess is that there were several hundred thousand birds swirling, swarming and streaking over and through the wetlands and trees for

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds and Blackbirds and blackbirds and others this past week at MNWR

2012-03-19 Thread Meena Haribal
Last week, I visited MNWR in search of blackbird black clouds. On Thursday morning I was there on the auto drive at civil light and spent time till about 15 minutes after sunrise as I had to head back to work. I had spectacular views of blackbirds rising from the marsh and heading out to feed

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbirds

2012-02-23 Thread Laura Stenzler
This evening (2/23) two flocks of several hundred Red-winged Blackbirds flew over our house east of Ithaca (5:40pm). Common Grackles were mixed in with the RWBBs. Last year we first saw them on March 10! Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: