Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread Peter
Come to think of it, a few year's back I saw 2 Canada Geese fearlessly go after a balk eagle who had come too near where they were And I must say, I am always very impressed with a smaller bird's willingness to protect...a profile in courage. On 7/18/2016 2:45 PM, AB Clark wrote:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread Margaret Shepard
DS-L Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds While arriving at CLO for Wed. evening lecture of Spring Field Ornithology class in spring, I attempted to go to the main entrance by walking under the overhanging eaves of the building, when a very aggressive ga

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread Donna Lee Scott
ll.edu> Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds A couple of years ago by the Lab of O I saw a Canada Goose repeated land on the shoulders of a white-tailed deer and peck the back of the neck and head, driving it away from a nearby nest. I seem to recall th

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread AB Clark
And the dangers are real: I saw Red-winged Blackbirds lose their nests to large bumbling goose families that, heads in the air, simply walked the nests over and into the swamp. It doesn’t require a predator to do damage! Anne > On Jul 18, 2016, at 2:00 PM, Asher Hockett

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread Mike Pitzrick
gt;> bounce-120630872-25047...@list.cornell.edu> on behalf of Dave Nutter < >> nutter.d...@me.com> >> *Sent:* Sunday, July 17, 2016 10:31 PM >> *To:* Cayuga Birds >> *Subject:* [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds >> >> As I drov

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread Paul Schmitt
rom:* bounce-120630872-25047...@list.cornell.edu < > bounce-120630872-25047...@list.cornell.edu> on behalf of Dave Nutter < > nutter.d...@me.com> > *Sent:* Sunday, July 17, 2016 10:31 PM > *To:* Cayuga Birds > *Subject:* [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller b

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread Dave K
om/photos/105424358@N06/28289297622/> From: bounce-120630872-25047...@list.cornell.edu <bounce-120630872-25047...@list.cornell.edu> on behalf of Dave Nutter <nutter.d...@me.com> Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2016 10:31 PM To: Cayuga Birds Subject: [c

[cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-17 Thread Dave Nutter
As I drove south on NYS-89 west of Cayuga Lake this afternoon I saw a Red-tailed Hawk ahead, flying vigorously alongside the road, apparently having just been persuaded by an Eastern Kingbird to vacate a typical perch atop a power pole. As they crossed in front of me, the Kingbird closed the