[cayugabirds-l] "raven"--the rest of the story

2018-08-25 Thread AB Clark
Several people immediately offered help in retrieving the “raven” reported from the Enfield area. We were organizing capture, but after I got back from Binghamton around 630 pm, I called the homeowner, who went out to find that it was now dead. This morning Nancy Cusmano very kindly retrieved

[cayugabirds-l] Raven needs help--near Trumansberg

2018-08-24 Thread AB Clark
I just got a message via Suzanne Broderick that there is a raven down and acting “dazed” in a yard on Enfield Center Rd West, near Trumansberg. I am currently finishing my day at Binghamton University and unable to get there in any reasonable time to try to capture and take to Wildlife Clinic.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven with nest material

2018-02-12 Thread Geo Kloppel
On Feb 12, 2018, at 12:42 PM, John Confer wrote: > > Alright, why is it called Speed Hill and why is the other called Buffalo?) > Hi John and all other interested Cayugabirders. The answer to those questions can be found here:

[cayugabirds-l] Raven with nest material

2018-02-12 Thread John Confer
I saw a bird doing some soaring, which distracted my attention from driving because it seemed unusual, as if it were in display. As I identified it as a raven flying south across Rt. 79 about 0.4 miles west of intersection with Flatiron Rd at ~11, Monday, 12 Feb., I was able to see that it had

[cayugabirds-l] Raven forager--Freese x Hanshaw fields

2016-04-17 Thread AB Clark
I encountered a Common Raven alighting and foraging in the wettest spot in the NE corner of the field at Freese x Hanshaw (a spot just SW of the corner signs). The nearest pair of crows was quite upset at this, diving at it, but it didn’t even look at them while landing. It captured

[cayugabirds-l] Raven correction and update

2016-03-27 Thread AB Clark
Yesterday, 26 March, I reported watching a raven sitting beside a yard at junction of Neimi Road and Hanshaw Road. (I also spelled Neimi incorrectly). Actually it was on the S side of intersection of ETNA and Hanshaw, where there are actually houses. Today, 27 March, at about 11 am, just

[cayugabirds-l] Raven gets friendly?-and Crow 9U

2016-03-26 Thread AB Clark
As I was coming back to Freeville via Hanshaw Road (13 to West Dryden Road), there was a Raven just sitting in a tree along the road, basically in the front yard of the house or two on the W side of Hanshaw, just before getting to Niemi Road. Two crows came out from W of the house to call at

[cayugabirds-l] Raven carrying material

2016-03-09 Thread Geo Kloppel
Following up on my West Danby Raven post (yesterday): A Raven was down on the deer carcass just now, with Crows all around, raising a ruckus. When the Raven flew up, with several Crows in close attendance, I could see that its beak was full of something white. Deer hair for nest lining, my

[cayugabirds-l] Raven Croaking in my yard

2015-11-10 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths: https://plus.google.com/118047473426099383469/posts Dragonfly book sample pages: http://www.haribal.org/dragonflies/samplebook.pdf -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Raven

2015-10-16 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Today while I was plucking last few leaves of the basil plants, a Raven followed by an American Crow almost skimmed low over my head to avoid the crow before flying high up in the sky and beyond my neighbor's house. Yesterday early morning at 2.34 am a Screech Owl was calling as that was the

[cayugabirds-l] Raven in West Freeville

2015-05-06 Thread Melanie Uhlir
A crow was chasing a loudly objecting Raven over what used to be a field to the west of my house on Wood Road. There are still (so far) enough open areas that Meadowlarks still occur but I never get to watch Northern Harriers hunting there anymore. This is the second time in less than two

[cayugabirds-l] Raven and goat

2015-03-21 Thread Liz Brown
While I was doing chores this morning (outside of Mecklenburg) I saw a wonderful interaction between a raven and my goat. I feed the crows, and it's not uncommon for our resident ravens to drop in and have a snack. This morning, as I was filling water buckets, I heard an odd, bell-like voice.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven courtship

2015-03-07 Thread Geo Kloppel
I've been getting the same thing from the Ravens here, though more business-like, not as showy, perhaps because this is an established pair...? Just now they went over quite low, in close tandem flight, making soft vocalizations. One was carrying a food item, or more likely a wad of nesting

[cayugabirds-l] Raven courtship

2015-03-04 Thread John Confer
Spring around our house includes Raven courtship. I heard and saw a pair of ravens flying from _south _of Rt 79 over Goetchius Preserve and up Hammond Hill and across to Robinson Hollow ( from a field you can see and hear them from a large distance away). The entire time they flew very close

[cayugabirds-l] raven

2015-01-23 Thread Bill Mcaneny
Just had a RAVEN on the hawk perch in our field next to Rte 89. Had never seen one there before. However yesterday, I was walking up Cayuga View and heard and found a Raven sitting in a tree near the private air strip. It vocalized for a while and a second Raven joined it in the tree. Both then

[cayugabirds-l] Raven article link

2014-12-20 Thread Clara MacCarald
As promised, here is the raven article: http://www.ithaca.com/news/ravens-making-a-comeback/article_e0a483f2-8601-11e4-bf41-e343a5d1040b.html Thank you to everyone who contacted me, even if I wasn't able to include your perspective in the story. Clara MacCarald --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Mo Barger Rooster Hill Farm
Not sure where you are on S Danby but I strongly agree! We have property on Dry Brook Rd and the raven population is very large around there. As well as barred owls and in the summer, RS Hawks. On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Asher Hockett veery...@gmail.com wrote: In my neighborhood on S

Fwd: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Linda Orkin
Clara, I also wondered how detailed you wanted Raven stories to be. I often take my dog walking in the woods up by the overlooks at Taughannock and Ravens nest in that gorge. One of my delights is hearing them calling to each other as they fly along the river. One day one was

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
: Friday, December 12, 2014 8:19 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Fwd: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry Clara, I also wondered how detailed you wanted Raven stories to be. I often take my dog walking in the woods up by the overlooks at Taughannock and Ravens nest in that gorge. One of my delights

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Rob Blye
Zimmerman r...@cornell.edu Cc: cayugabirds-l Cayugabirds-L@cornell.edu Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:35:23 AM Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry In my neighborhood on S Danby Rd, we have a fair number of Ravens. More often than not we hear them but do not see them, and the range

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Donna Scott
-118619611-15001...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Kevin J. McGowan Sent: Friday, December 12, 2014 9:17 AM To: Linda Orkin; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry Ravens can be bigger than Red-tailed Hawks. See https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-11 Thread Ray Zimmerman
Speaking of ravens, few days ago while waiting for the bus along Snyder Hill Rd. two ravens flew by. I noticed them when one vocalized, making a sound my neighbor described as a Star Wars light saber sort of sound, before reverting to the normal raven croaking. Sorry I don’t have a better

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-11 Thread Asher Hockett
In my neighborhood on S Danby Rd, we have a fair number of Ravens. More often than not we hear them but do not see them, and the range of sounds they produce is truly staggering. This year I have heard at least 4 vocalizations which were new to me. On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Ray Zimmerman

[cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-09 Thread Clara MacCarald
Hi all, I'm looking for raven stories for an article in the Finger Lakes Community Newspapers. I had a nice conversation with Kevin McGowan about the local population, but I'd like to include some anecdotes from other birders. If you'd like to tell me about ravens, please contact me off list.

[cayugabirds-l] Raven in my yard croaking

2014-08-17 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, There is raven on one of my spruces and croaking merrily! Yesterday in the afternoon, I was looking out of my living room window, when a male GOLDFINCH came and sat on my yew about 3 feet from window. It seemed it was literally shivering. It sat there for a minute or so shivering.

[cayugabirds-l] Raven

2014-04-22 Thread Linda Orkin
Being mobbed by three crows right now over Muriel street. Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Raven

2013-04-13 Thread W. Larry Hymes
About 15 minutes ago I stepped out of our house on Vine St. (off Mitchell) and was very surprised to hear a RAVEN calling. Are there more than one?? I saw 3-4 large black birds circling in the direction of East Hill Plaza. Couldn't tell for sure what they were, as they disappeared beyond

[cayugabirds-l] raven

2013-04-12 Thread Ray Zimmerman
RAVEN about 7:30 flying over horse pastures on Pine Tree Rd toward East Hill Plaza. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] raven

2013-04-12 Thread nutter.dave
I have seen a single COMMON RAVEN in that area a couple of times recently, once flying north low alongside Pine Tree Rd by the Oxley Equestrian center at dawn, and once later in the day in the field opposite the end of Snyder Hill Rd stretching down to the East Ithaca Recreationway. I'm curious

Re: [cayugabirds-l] raven

2013-04-12 Thread Tobias Dean
If anyone wants to observe Ravens come to my house. They have been nesting in the tall pines at the end of Yaple Rd(and King Rd.) for at least 2 years. I am a bit concerned they are going to go after my peaches, they certainly like my compost. Last summer there was a family hanging around, and I

[cayugabirds-l] Raven? MWR

2012-06-13 Thread Mark Miller
I'm about 95% sure this was a raven and not a crow, seen along the auto route ay Montezuma, sitting on the new muck piles (near the heavy equipment). Not much else seen along the drive, GBH, killdeer, Am crows, C. geese goslings, etc. Did have a male N. Harrier fly over. I will post the Raven

[cayugabirds-l] Raven over Ithaca airport Monday afternoon

2012-03-05 Thread Scott Haber
A Common Raven was just calling and circling lazily over the northern end of the Ithaca airport just a few minutes ago (1pm). Scott Haber -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Raven

2011-01-25 Thread bilbaker
Hi all, Since I got an e-mail requesting what town, (and rightly so) I was refering to Ithaca, NY. Bill - This message was sent using Endymion MailMan. http://www.endymion.com/products/mailman/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Raven

2010-06-29 Thread Meena Haribal
Today morning, I was working in the garden around 7.30 am. I just looked up to find a raven circling and after a bit of circling it headed northwards! Other interesting notes are, Tufted titmouse and Black-capped Chickadees have their fledglings along with them these days and BCCHs are very

[cayugabirds-l] raven, others

2010-03-31 Thread B Mcaneny
Yesterday in the early afternoon I saw a RAVEN in our field poking through the long grass looking for a meal. IT reminded me that last Friday I heard a RAVEN call. I looked out towards the lake in hopes of seeing a raven fly-by, which happens occasionally. Our place is about halfway between