Hi Laura and everyone, Yesterday morning, Scott Anthony and I spent a bunch of time there. Birds were foraging mostly in the flowering pear trees and apple trees. Only a very few hawthorns (Crataegus sp.) were visible with blossom buds about to pop. Most are still in initial leaf-out stages.
Did anyone bird the Hawthorn orchard today? Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm
Has anyone been to the Hawthorn orchard today (Thursday 5/16)? Our yard is hopping with migrants this morning so I wonder what's up at our local migrant trap? Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME
Bob, et. al., I didn’t arrive until later this morning, but the best birding was restricted to the oak trees along the North ravine edge. Most birds seem to be feeding among the oak leaf clusters. Very few birds were down in the hawthorns, as of yet. It was a cold start to the morning, too. I
Most of the action in the Hawthorn Orchard this morning was in the NE corner - best observed from the edge of the softball field. Birds of most interest included: Black-and-white Warbler 2 Nashville Warbler 2 Mourning Warbler (singing) 1 American Redstart