[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds

2020-10-31 Thread Carol Keeler
I got a rarity to my yard this morning- a fox sparrow! I’m still getting one White Throat. I have been getting a few Pine Siskins. No Evening Grosbeaks yet. I’m lucky to get any birds here with the roofers here many days. They finished yesterday so maybe those Grosbeaks will finally show

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2018-04-20 Thread Geo Kloppel
West Danby enjoyed a bright sunrise. There was hardly a cloud in the sky for a short period this morning. I had Fox Sparrows singing from all directions, a couple of Hermit Thrushes drinking or bathing or foraging at the pond outlet, Wood Ducks on the pond, a Brown Thrasher rummaging under the

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds/hummers

2017-06-14 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Even tho I have cut back on the volume of bird seeds provided, I still have interesting birds here. I have seen both female & male HUMMINGBIRDS at their feeder, as well as a DOWNY WOODPECKER mother feeding a baby at the bark butter log. Regular customers are the many A GOLDFINCHES eating nyjer

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2017-02-16 Thread Bard Prentiss
Hi Alll, This morning I was visited by two quite special, to me, yard birds. First a Brown Creeper appeared in a the tree near my feeders. it stayed in the yard for about 10 minutes. An hour or so later a Carolina Wren showed up. It only stayed for a minute or so and didn't visit the suet

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2016-10-24 Thread W. Larry Hymes
Have had some interesting birds at our feeders recently. We've had a CHIPPING SPARROW every day since Thursday. Yesterday a first-winter male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK stopped by briefly. This morning there was a juvenile male RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD feeding on the ground with the other birds.

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2016-05-22 Thread Dave Nutter
I made the most of being grounded today. When I went outside for gardening instructions, the first thing I heard was a vague warbler song from the mature spruce tree in the neighbors' yard. Forty-five minutes of procrastination yielded one second of view of a new bird for the cumulative yard

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2016-05-19 Thread Geo Kloppel
This morning I've got multiple CAPE MAY and BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS (both sexes) in my spruces on Tupper Road (West Danby). Hard to count, but maybe 10-12 individuals between them. Tennessee Warblers continue too. -Geo -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

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2016-05-04 Thread Laura Stenzler
New yard birds this morning are Louisiana waterthrush in the ravine and woodthrush. Hunt Hill Rd, Ithaca. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

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2015-05-03 Thread Geo Kloppel
On my morning walk along the westernmost edge of the L-P Preserve, which is also the eastern edge of my property and the boundary between the towns of Newfield and Danby, I found plenty of Ovenbirds, the resident Louisiana Waterthrush, several Common Yellowthroats, a Blackburnian Warbler, a

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2014-06-14 Thread Laura Stenzler
This morning we had two unusual yard birds (unusual for us). A singing Winter Wren and then a Green Heron! Laura Hunt Hill rd., Dryden, east of Ithaca Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

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2014-05-12 Thread bilbaker
Our Indigo Bunting population jumped to 4 yesterday, with all of them, 3 males and a single female all at the feeders at one time late yesterday afternoon. Along with the Purple Finches, R-b Grosbeaks and Goldfinches it was quite the show! Our first Orioles showed up yesterday as well We

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2014-05-12 Thread Laura Stenzler
Our first Eastern Wood Peewee is hawking insects over our pond this morning. We missed it yesterday on our 3 am to 8 pm big day. Also, Parula warbler singing around the yard today ((missed yesterday as well). I will post a full big day report later today. Laura Laura Stenzler

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds-Indigo Bunting, Barred Owl and others

2014-05-09 Thread bilbaker
For the second morning in a row there has been an Indigo Bunting at our feeders here on South Rd. Other feeder birds include White-crowned Sparrows, at least 2 pairs of Purple Finches, and 3 pairs of Rose-breasted GRosbeaks, and I think another male hanging around. For the first time this year

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds-cape May warbler

2014-05-08 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi all. Ton and I are just back from three weeks away and, like Bob McGuire, all birds for us are first of the year Birds. This morning we had ovenbirds,yellow rumped, yellow, and Cape May warblers in the yard. Also great crested flycatcher, rose breasted grosbeak, catbird, broadwinged hawk

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds: winter wren, purple finch

2014-04-09 Thread Suan Yong
Two new yard birds for me this morning in Commonland: a winter wren singing rather loudly (thus presumed close) outside my window which faces the woods, and a purple finch heard singing while a female sat feeding on sycamore seeds. A red-breasted nuthatch had been a feeder regular for a couple

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Yard birds: winter wren, purple finch

2014-04-09 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
, 2014 8:54 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Yard birds: winter wren, purple finch Two new yard birds for me this morning in Commonland: a winter wren singing rather loudly (thus presumed close) outside my window which faces the woods, and a purple finch heard singing while a female

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2013-10-28 Thread Dave Nutter
Reviewing records for my yard I realized that in early years I'd been lax about including dates, that this year I'd made far too little effort there, and that there were some good candidates missing altogether. So late yesterday morning I spent some quality time in my yard. Not only did I add

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2013-09-14 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Today I worked with Ngampit in the garden a whole lot. Early morning, we had a Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeak chinking away and a Blackpoll warbler, along with a group of Cedar waxwings which have spent most of the morning eating Yew berries (so hopefully they are cured of

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2013-04-19 Thread Donna Scott
Recently arrived in my yard or environs: 2 FLICKERS, 1 WHITE THROATED SPARROW, 1 CHIPPING SPARROW. Lots of C. GRACKLES, female BH COWBIRDS RED WINGED BLACKBIRDS. 10 PINE SISKINS continue at my feeders; have been here since winter. C. Redpolls not seen too much lately - gone north? Donna L.

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds-Sharp-shinned Hawk

2013-03-27 Thread bilbaker
I looked out the window at my feeders at about 2:15 to find a Sharp-shinned Hawk sitting on one of our platform feeders about 6 feet from the window. It sat for almost 30 seconds then noticed my movement and flew up into the nearby cedar when I tried to move to a different window. Very cool view!

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds - Snow Geese and Redpolls

2013-03-13 Thread bilbaker
While I did not notice any geese going overhead last weekend here in Caroline Center last weekend (though I was outside very little) I did have flocks of Snow Geese go over several times today, as well as a Raven circling in a northerly direction, though it is certainly possible that was one of

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds - Bluebirds

2012-10-30 Thread Stephanie Greenwood
Beautiful pair of Bluebirds in my back garden right now. Which is a treat as I rarely see them due to preponderance of House Sparrows. Stephanie -- Stephanie Greenwood Ecovillage at Ithaca 221 Rachel Carson Way Ithaca, NY 14850 607 280 1050 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds and Dryden

2012-08-10 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
In my yard this morning after the heaviest rain ended, there was a flurry of activity. The highlight was two male Scarlet Tanagers and a juvenile being fed by one of the males, Other birds included Baltimore Oriole, Northern Flicker, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, American

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2012-05-06 Thread M K Mannella
Today: 2 yellow rumpled warblers (a first for us and it took 2 days to identify) 1 indigo bunting 1 bobolink White crowned sparrows still here and singing Michele Sent from miPhone @ The Hayward House BB www.thehaywardhouse.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

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2012-05-03 Thread Michele Mannella
New arrivals yesterday and this morning: 4 more barn swallows 3 white crowned sparrows 2 yellow warblers 1 baltimore oriole and quite a few new sounds (I only know three warblers by sound) I can't identify! Happy spring! -- Michele Interlaken / Ovid The Hayward House Bed Breakfast

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2011-05-28 Thread Geo Kloppel
My neighborhood 'rain crows' - both Black-billed and Yellow-billed Cuckoos - have really been living up to their nickname! Along with all the rain, hailstones have rattled the roof for several days running. And they're likely to do it again today, if the Cuckoos are to be believed. It's

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2011-05-17 Thread Geo Kloppel
My warbler list looks about the same as a couple of days ago, but there are certainly more TENNESSEE WARBLERS in the mix now! I met with half a dozen HOODED WARBLERS, including two females who flashed their white tail spots and gave warning notes from their skulking places in the low

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds: Swainson's Thrush, S.Tanager, Magnolia Warbler

2011-05-14 Thread Nari Mistry
This evening, a Swainson's Thrush made a surprise appearance foraging on the ground outside our dining room window during dinner. On Friday a Scarlet Tanager showed up and added its song to that of our resident B.Orioles (two males) RBGrosbeaks (2 males +2 females) C.Yellowthroat, H.Wrens,

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2011-05-11 Thread Geo Kloppel
Here's my warbler list from right around home today: BLUE-WINGED WARBLER NASHVILLE WARBLER CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER BLACKBURNIAN WARBLER AMERICAN REDSTART BLACK AND WHITE WARBLER BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLR YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER YELLOW WARBLER TENNESSEE WARBLER HOODED

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2011-05-11 Thread Kenneth Victor Rosenberg
Wow. I was hoping that with all the activity in nearby Sapsucker Woods, I would get at least a trickle of warblers in my yard -- but no. A few migrants have stopped by, including a che-beking LEAST FLYCATCHER, briefly singing SCARLET TANAGER and RED-EYED VIREO, and 2 WHITE-CROWNED SPARROWS

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2011-05-11 Thread Geo Kloppel
Just before sunset I added a MAGNOLIA WARBLER. Hoping for more warblers ahead, as many of the fruit trees are just now coming into flower. Expecting Cuckoos any day now! Might get one tonight for the price of going outside to listen (if only the toads would shut up! - their annual pool

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2011-04-24 Thread Geo Kloppel
Around my yard this morning: lots of gobbling tom Turkeys, Ruffed Grouse thumping from various directions, several Hermit Thrushes, numerous Ruby-crowned Kinglets, one Blue-headed Vireo, one Black and White Warbler, one Louisiana Waterthrush, several Field Sparrows, at least six Fox

[cayugabirds-l] Yard Birds: Louisiana Waterthrush, Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker, Ruffed Grouse

2010-04-08 Thread shannon
I have had some fun new yard birds this week.   About a half an hour ago, I heard a Louisianna Waterthrush in the creek across the road.  I believe I heard it a few days ago as well, but was able to hear it better and confirm it this morning.   There has also been a Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

[cayugabirds-l] Yard birds, 3/27/10

2010-03-28 Thread Susan Fast
On Saturday, Susie I had brief yard visits from our first-of-year YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER and NORTHERN SHRIKE. The latter was a bit surprising as I had thought they had all gone north. While working, I watched the sky in the afternoon, but saw only a few locals. Apparently Ken and Derby Hill