[cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin house at Swan Pond, Stewart Park?

2015-08-10 Thread Sandy Wold
Anyone know the history of the purple martin house at Swan Pond? Who built it? Was it ever successful? would it be a good idea for the Cayuga Bird Club to build a new one? I just read that purple martins eat 2000 mosquitoes per day, http://www.purplemartin.org/update/MosCont.html Maybe there

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin house at Swan Pond, Stewart Park?

2015-08-10 Thread Geo Kloppel
Hi Sandy, I think you mean the Renwick Wildwood. The Fuertes Bird Sanctuary is _just_ the so-called swan pond. Confusion about the names has found it's way onto some maps, but those are incorrect. For a full explanation, see historian Jane Grave's articles on the Cayuga Bird Club website:

[cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin at MNWR Thursday

2015-04-03 Thread Gary Kohlenberg
As another sign of spring Susan, Ann and I had a, first of the year, PURPLE MARTIN sitting on one of the Martin house poles at the Montezuma Visitor's Center yesterday. The Martin houses haven't been raised to the top of the poles yet, but it looks like time. There were half a dozen NORTHERN

[cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin

2014-04-01 Thread Ann Mitchell
Dave spotted one at Frontamac with 25 Tree Swallows. Great looks. It must be Spring! Good birding, Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin

2014-04-01 Thread Dave Nutter
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[cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin

2013-04-12 Thread Leona Lauster
The first Purple Martin of the season just showed up at the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah. Leona Lauster. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin at Montezuma Audubon Center, Nov 17, 2011

2011-11-17 Thread Dave Spier
Montezuma Audubon Center (3577C), Wayne, US-NY Nov 17, 2011 10:55 AM - 11:09 AM Protocol: Traveling inside close to building 0.03 mile(s) Comments:    altostratus overcast, WNW wind; Dave Spier, Chuck Gibson Chris Lajewski; [Mallard, 8 Com. Mergs, 3 Grn-wing Teal, Canada Geese W-b Nuthatch 

Re: [cayugabirds-l] PUrple Martin over Ithaca

2011-05-25 Thread J. Gary Kohlenberg
...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Kenneth Victor Rosenberg [k...@cornell.edu] Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 7:15 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] PUrple Martin over Ithaca I heard a familiar musical chortling around 5:30 this evening, and stepped outside to see a male PURPLE MARTIN flying

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin over Ithaca

2011-05-24 Thread Jay McGowan
I saw a single Least Sandpiper and a Semipalmated Sandpiper on the spit at Myers this morning, but that was all. Jay On May 24, 2011 7:15 PM, Kenneth Victor Rosenberg k...@cornell.edu wrote: I heard a familiar musical chortling around 5:30 this evening, and stepped outside to see a male PURPLE