Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with Merlin nesting

2020-04-05 Thread Lea LSF
At least one merlin has been very active in the Village of Freeville. It has been keeping me company as I garden in the yard, but I am assuming it is back at its regular nest down the road a bit. Best Wishes, Les On Fri, Apr 3, 2020, 7:34 PM John Confer wrote: > Hi Folks, > >I continue to

[cayugabirds-l] Help with Merlin nesting

2020-04-03 Thread John Confer
Hi Folks, I continue to monitor Merlin nesting. It is early now, but I'd sure like it if people would let confergoldw...@aol.com know about nesting. I am good at not sharing if theire is any possibility of adversely affecting the nesting pair. John Confer -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Diana Ozolins
4019...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Ken Haas >[waxw...@htva.net] >Sent: Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:48 PM >To: Barbara Bauer Sadovnic >Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L >Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song? > >Hi Barbara, > >In the newest version (V2) of the Sibley app f

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
gnus Fiskesjö n...@cornell.edu From: bounce-123668894-84019...@list.cornell.edu [bounce-123668894-84019...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Ken Haas [waxw...@htva.net] Sent: Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:48 PM To: Barbara Bauer Sadovnic Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayu

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Ken Haas
Hi Barbara, In the newest version (V2) of the Sibley app for iPhone/iPad, under the Dark-eyed Junco species account, there are several recordings of songs and calls. But there is one, which was recorded by our own Bob Mcguire in NY, that sounds the closest to your bird. The second trill on the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Asher Hockett
Well, even sticking my laptop into my ear I can't hear the second trill. Heck, I can barely hear the first one. The thing is the pitch of the first one is right on for D-e Junco, we are surrounded with them up here in the Hemlock Plantation. I have never heard them issue a later higher trill. On

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Barbara Bauer Sadovnic
Thank you all for the replies. Asher, Sandy, Laura, and Meena suggest dark-eyed junco. Laurie suggests bluegrass gnatcatcher, or one of the little flycatchers,willow or alder. My one glimpse could have been a junco, but it really was just a glimpse. The song has been very consistent all

[cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Barbara Bauer Sadovnic
This bird has been on Tucker Rd. in Enfield since Friday May 31, at least. I only got a brief look at it, on Tuesday - small and backlit - grayish, clear pale breast, shortish tail. But the song is distinctive. It was singing again today, but I couldn’t see it! What is it?

[cayugabirds-l] Help me find Osprey nests

2019-05-31 Thread Salt Point Osprey Camera
Fellow birders, I've been surveying Ospreys in NY for ten years and am expanding my Osprey survey to include western NY and the Adirondack Park. To do this accurately, I will need the help of birders like you from across the state to report your Osprey sightings. Please send me the locations

[cayugabirds-l] Help Merlin nests

2019-04-10 Thread John Confer
In the last 5 years I have monitored 25 Merlin nests. Results are to be included in a poster for a professional Behavior conference. The accumulated data are used to help understand Merlin nesting biology. Many of the nests were reported to me by others. I have followed up on every Merlin nest

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with hurt hawk tonight?

2017-10-06 Thread Dave Nutter
Thanks, everyone, for excellent and consistent advice. Candace Cornell volunteered first and went to capture it within minutes of my request for help. Sorry, I thought I sent this out earlier, but I only sent it to myself. - - Dave Nutter > On Oct 6, 2017, at 9:45 PM, Dave Nutter

[cayugabirds-l] Help with hurt hawk tonight?

2017-10-06 Thread Dave Nutter
I was just contacted this evening by a friend who has friends in downtown Ithaca who say there is a Red-tailed Hawk with a broken wing under their back porch. Is there a re-habber or other experienced person who would like to help? This could mean coming and capturing it, or advising the people

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with list serve

2017-01-04 Thread Judith Wright
This was the only link that I found beneath the single posts that worked: http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm These others: >> Cayugabirds-L List Info: >> Welcome and Basics

[cayugabirds-l] Help with list serve

2017-01-04 Thread Sarah Blodgett
Hi there, Can someone send me the link to the list serve? I get the digest at the end of the day but I can not seem to access the main page and the link is no longer provided in the digest email. Thank you and good birding! Sarah Sarah Blodgett 518-755-4933 http://www.sarahblodgett.com/ --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-15 Thread Paul Anderson
Thanks Geo for this suggestion. I just added this document to the Resources section of the CBC website: http://www.cayugabirdclub.org/Resources. It's right at the end. I'm more than happy to accept other suggestions for similar additions. -Paul On 3/15/2016 10:13 AM, Geo Kloppel wrote: > I

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-15 Thread Geo Kloppel
I would like to suggest that the Hayfields & Grassland Birds link below might be a useful addition to the Cayuga Bird Club webpage, so that club members and visitors can easily re-locate this valuable but rather deeply buried resource.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-15 Thread Geo Kloppel
Prompted by Mike Palermo to go to the _correct_ section, I find that the collection of Cooperative Extension documents he shared does contain just what the livestock guy at Winter Market needs. Readers can navigate to it as Mike described (you have to hunt for the link labeled "Hayfields &

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Geo Kloppel
The NYDEC and Cornell Cooperative Extension documents that were mentioned seem to be oriented toward management for grassland wildlife, so they say that no cutting should take place between late April and mid August. That's fine if you're managing a nature preserve, but it's probably not

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Marc Devokaitis
Hi Michael, This should be helpful if you haven't come across it yet. http://www.dec.ny.gov/pubs/86582.html Marc On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 2:23 PM, Michael O. Engle wrote: > Hi, > > > > I had a chat with a local livestock raiser at Winter Market this weekend. > He hays a

RE:[cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Palermo, Michael N (DEC)
st.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Michael O. Engle Sent: Monday, March 14, 2016 4:03 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: RE:[cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields I'm fine with the discussion taking place on the list. I think it would be good, in the end, if one person could work dir

RE:[cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Michael O. Engle
...@list.cornell.edu>> Subject: [cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields Hi, I had a chat with a local livestock raiser at Winter Market this weekend. He hays a number of fields and would like some guidance on the best time to do the haying to protect birds that nest in the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Geo Kloppel
is. > > Donna L. Scott > Lansing Station Road > Lansing, NY > > From: bounce-120268126-15001...@list.cornell.edu > [mailto:bounce-120268126-15001...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Michael O. > Engle > Sent: Monday, March 14, 2016 2:24 PM > To: CAYUGABIRDS-L <

RE:[cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Donna Lee Scott
From: bounce-120268126-15001...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120268126-15001...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Michael O. Engle Sent: Monday, March 14, 2016 2:24 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L <cayugabird...@list.cornell.edu> Subject: [cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields Hi,

[cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Michael O. Engle
Hi, I had a chat with a local livestock raiser at Winter Market this weekend. He hays a number of fields and would like some guidance on the best time to do the haying to protect birds that nest in the fields he cuts. Please respond to me off list, and I will pass his contact information

[cayugabirds-l] Help

2015-07-28 Thread Yvonne Fogarty
We found this bird dead in our side yard. Can you help identify it? Thanks, Yvonne -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help

2015-07-28 Thread JCampbell-Smith
It's a woodcock. If you would like something done with it, please take it to the Lab of Ornithology front desk to be given to the museum. Jenn On Jul 28, 2015 5:44 PM, Yvonne Fogarty yvonnefoga...@icloud.com wrote: We found this bird dead in our side yard. Can you help identify it? Thanks,

[cayugabirds-l] Help a newbie identify a bird song?

2014-06-01 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Would anyone be willing to have me send them a short video with audio of a bird I have never heard? I'm new to birding so I don't know how to describe the sound in words. Thanks in advance, Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Help with fox vs song sparrow id

2014-05-03 Thread M K Mannella
I have small sparrows under the feeders. The are heavily streaked on the face and body, with a prominent spot on the breast. My first impression is that they are song sparrows but then they do the backward hop to scrape at the decaying leaves. My questions to anyone who can offer some advice on

Re: [cayugabirds-l] HELP PLEASE

2014-04-04 Thread Candace Cornell
Marc, I hope you don't have a repeat of yesterday's disaster. Could you send me a photo of your office building? I might be able to offer more immediate remedies in the event it does. I attached the American Bird Conservancy's *Bird Friendly Building Design*guidelines, which contains numerous

Re: [cayugabirds-l] HELP PLEASE

2014-04-04 Thread Donna Scott
Get a shovel move the tree if it is small enough? Cut tree down and plant a new one in a better location? Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Apr 4, 2014, at 11:04 AM, Candace Cornell cec...@gmail.com wrote: Marc, I hope you don't have a repeat of yesterday's disaster. Could you send me a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] HELP PLEASE

2014-04-04 Thread Candace Cornell
Unfortunately, there is also a stand of trees that reflect in the glass, not just one berry-producing tree. A banner is a good idea. Candace On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Donna Scott dls...@me.com wrote: Get a shovel move the tree if it is small enough? Cut tree down and plant a new one

[cayugabirds-l] Help Please suggestion

2014-04-04 Thread M Miller
A lot of outdoor restaurants string lines or netting over their decks to keep the birds away. This might be a fairly unobtrusive way to keep the birds away from your building, by running lines down from the roof to the ground. Sent from Windows Mail -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] HELP PLEASE

2014-04-03 Thread Rustici, Marc
Our facility has a mirrored elevator shaft in the wooded courtyard. Today this has become a tower of death to a flock of cedar waxwings. They are flying into it and many are dying. To make matters worse there is a tree with berries that have probably fermented close by. Does anyone have a

[cayugabirds-l] HELP PLEASE

2014-04-03 Thread Rustici, Marc
Our facility has a mirrored elevator shaft in the wooded courtyard. Today this has become a tower of death to a flock of cedar waxwings. They are flying into it and many are dying. To make matters worse there is a tree with berries that have probably fermented close by. Does anyone have a

[cayugabirds-l] Help Prevent Bird Collisions--Volunteers Needed This Spring for Survey

2014-03-21 Thread Candace Cornell
Help Prevent Bird Collisions--Volunteers Needed This Spring for Survey The Cayuga Bird Club Conservation Action Committee and the Cornell Student Bird Club are conducting a survey on bird collisions with buildings on the Cornell campus during the spring migration and need your help. Volunteers

[cayugabirds-l] help needed now Lansing residents

2013-11-05 Thread Donna Scott
This is posted with permission of the listowner. This is off topic, but ultimately related very much to SAVING places to bird. I and other wildlife lovers in Lansing need help from resident Lansing birders on a time-sensitive bit of work. I need to be terse here because the work may be

[cayugabirds-l] Help the town of Lansing install 2 new nest box trails!

2013-10-10 Thread Robyn Bailey
Fellow birders, The CBC conservation action committee is organizing a fun work party. As some of you may know , the bird club's Conservation Action Committee has been working to bring two new nest box trails to the Lansing area. One trail will meander through the natural areas at Salt Point,

[cayugabirds-l] Help indentifying a bird sighting locally (Frigate-like?)

2013-06-24 Thread THF mail
New member to the list, I joined to get help identifying a bird(s) I witnessed in Lansing. I was hoping to find out more about what type of bird that I saw yesterday, and also a few years ago, both here in Lansing. I enjoy birds very much, and I am no expert, but am familiar with the local

[cayugabirds-l] help requested, rehabber needed

2012-08-06 Thread Christianne McMillan White
Would anyone like to help this man who has an injured coopers/sharpie in his backyard. He needs to reach a rehabber. He would appreciate any advice. He has encountered the bird on the ground twice in his yard during the past week and there appears to be an injured wing but it can fly

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help requested, rehabber needed

2012-08-06 Thread Linda Orkin
The correct number for Victoria is 200-4100 as you gave him. He apparently misdialed or misunderstood. I am copying her website info here. I hope Tim will read this. I am also copying Victoria on this email. On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Christianne McMillan White cm...@cornell.edu wrote:

[cayugabirds-l] Help fix Lindsay-P Yellow trail Saturday

2012-06-18 Thread Lee Ann van Leer
Laurie R. gave me info about creating a detour around the beaver flooded section of Yellow Trail at Lindsay-Parsons that I referred to in my last post. Since this is one of our Cayuga Basin birding hotspots maybe some if you will want to help or appreciate the update. thanks to Laurie.

[cayugabirds-l] Help please

2012-04-18 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Friends, Those of us who read the list in digest form often have to wade through a large amount of fluff to get to the meat of each report. We could avoid this by remembering to delete all previous messages when writing our reply or reply all. Extensive signature blocks make it even worse. My

[cayugabirds-l] help to ID gray and white bird

2012-03-29 Thread M Kardon
Could someone help to identify the bird we saw this morning on the ground and in the bushes near our feeders? See the three links below. We're wondering if it could be a leucistic junco. It was significantly larger than the goldfinches hopping around near it. Marsha and Fred Kardon

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help to ID gray and white bird

2012-03-29 Thread Asher Hockett
Considering the belly color and where it begins on the flanks, and the dark eye, I think your guess is a good one. -- asher -Never play it the same way once. On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 11:58 AM, M Kardon mk2...@pol.net wrote: Could someone help to identify the bird we saw this morning on the

[cayugabirds-l] Help-out the Cornell Lab of Ornithology YardMap Project?

2011-01-31 Thread Rhiannon L. Crain
Hello Ithaca-area birders and gardeners, As you may have already heard, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is creating an exciting new project called YardMap. YardMap will be a website where birders and gardeners can come together to map their yards, or any green space, to see how they can make them

[cayugabirds-l] help with sound

2010-10-11 Thread Asher Hockett
Yesterday, working outside, I heard a mechanical rattling/chattering sound followed by a pair of loud trumpets. I looked up, and saw nothing, but then I heard the two trumpet sounds again, further south and then a few seconds later I heard them again, even further away. I am not sure if the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] help with sound

2010-10-11 Thread Sue Phillips
Hi Asher, here are some sandhill crane sound samples: http://www.bakersanctuary.org/crane_calls.html good birdies Sue On Oct 11, 2010, at 3:21 PM, Asher Hockett wrote: Yesterday, working outside, I heard a mechanical rattling/chattering sound followed by a pair of loud trumpets. I looked