RE:[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2021-03-25 Thread Marty Schlabach
The number of red polls at our feeders has dwindled. We have had red polls consistently since mid-Feb, with a peak number of 80-100. This past weekend we had 20-30, then 12-15 for a couple of days, yesterday 1 and so far none today. The goldfinches are gone too. It's been a treat having red

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls polls and a science question

2021-03-17 Thread Peter Saracino
Hi Anne. Great questions. Don't know about redpolls but I just read today ( Sibley's "What Its Like To Be A Bird") that with chickadees the birds, themselves, can tell make from female because the black bib on the males fluoresce more deeply than on the female. Trouble is, THAT is something OUR

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls!

2021-02-25 Thread anneb . clark
all winter. It's a joy to see one nearly every > day! > > Laura > > -Original Message- > From: bounce-125419449-68441...@list.cornell.edu > On Behalf Of Gmail > Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:05 PM > To: Donna Lee Scott > Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L > Su

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls!

2021-02-25 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Of Gmail Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:05 PM To: Donna Lee Scott Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls! We’ve had two at our sunflower seed feeder on Bald Hill in Danby! Mary Sent from my iPad > On Feb 25, 2021, at 3:10 PM, Donna Lee Scott wrote: > > Today, I saw

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls!

2021-02-25 Thread Gmail
We’ve had two at our sunflower seed feeder on Bald Hill in Danby! Mary Sent from my iPad > On Feb 25, 2021, at 3:10 PM, Donna Lee Scott wrote: > > Today, I saw not only "my" Red-breasted Nuthatch 2 different times, front a= > nd back yards, but also saw 4 Redpolls under feeders in back about 2

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls!

2021-02-20 Thread anneb . clark
My two redpolls that have been here for a week apparently got outed and more arrived today. Not 20 yet but 6-7 and feisty! Niger and those peanut suet blocks. Took a close up video of one at suet 5 inches from sliding door. Competition from red bellied woodpecker and Pileated is a little one

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls on Mt. Pleasant

2020-11-27 Thread Gary Kohlenberg
I spent time at the Mt. Pleasant East fields this morning most of the time with Sandy Podulka looking at Redpolls. There were several flocks flying around and disappearing in the grass to feed. As Gladys noted they could disappear and you had to have a good angle and elevation to see them. We

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls Mount Pleasant fields

2019-02-18 Thread Eveline V. Ferretti
Clarification--these were Common Redpolls. -Original Message- From: bounce-123344998-62666...@list.cornell.edu On Behalf Of Eveline V. Ferretti Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 10:54 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls Mount Pleasant fields A group of about 30 or so

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield - redpoll food

2019-01-09 Thread Ann Mitchell
ie P. Read" > Date: 1/9/19 8:22 PM (GMT-05:00) > To: Regi Teasley , Rachel Lodder < > rachel.lod...@outlook.com> > Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L , Barbara Bauer > Sadovnic > Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield - redpoll food > > Re. redpolls:

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield - redpoll food

2019-01-09 Thread psaracin
bara Bauer Sadovnic Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield - redpoll food Re. redpolls: The Mt Pleasant Rd redpolls were eating the seeds of various weeds in the field, many of which actually are introduced species. Over the past few weeks I have tried to identify them fro

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield - redpoll food

2019-01-09 Thread Marie P. Read
: CAYUGABIRDS-L; Barbara Bauer Sadovnic Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield Thanks for this. Does anyone know what they are eating? Regi What good is a house if you don’t have a tolerable planet to put it in? Henry David Thoreau On Jan 9, 2019, at 4:40 PM, Rachel Lodder

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield

2019-01-09 Thread Rachel Lodder
Looked like the seeds of "weeds" - plants alongside the road. From: Regi Teasley Sent: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 9:56 PM To: Rachel Lodder Cc: ; Barbara Bauer Sadovnic Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield Thanks for this. Does a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield

2019-01-09 Thread Regi Teasley
Thanks for this. Does anyone know what they are eating? Regi What good is a house if you don’t have a tolerable planet to put it in? Henry David Thoreau > On Jan 9, 2019, at 4:40 PM, Rachel Lodder wrote: > > I saw them there today at 2 pm, as well - maybe 130-40? It was really > difficult

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls, Aiken Rd. in Enfield

2019-01-09 Thread Rachel Lodder
I saw them there today at 2 pm, as well - maybe 130-40? It was really difficult counting them in the wind! They were about 1/4 mile down from the corner of Tucker and Aiken Roads, on the east side of Tucker, feeding in the brush and vegetation alongside the road. Very easy to see! Great!

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls!

2015-02-15 Thread Anne Stork
3 Common Redpolls at our Niger feeder in Danby right now. We have had single redpolls with goldfinch the past several weeks- but this is the first visit with multiple redpolls and no goldfinch. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2015-01-29 Thread Claire Damaske
3 just showed up at my feeder on Gravel Rd. in Tyre. Sent from my iPad On Jan 29, 2015, at 12:45 PM, Ann Mitchell annmitchel...@gmail.com wrote: At Lake Como 1196 Lake Como Road. Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2015-01-29 Thread Dave Nutter
The location is in Summerhill near the SE corner of Cayuga County, around Lane E in the vicinity of a lake house with thistle socks, tube feeders, and platform feeders and nearby houses also with feeders. During almost an hour of viewing a flock of about a hundred finches (overwhelmingly

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls again!

2013-04-02 Thread Geo Kloppel
I've had Redpolls non-stop through the winter, never less than about 50 in the neighborhood. Although I suspended feeding them niger several times, they stayed and ate black oil sunflower seed. Multiple Fox Sparrows are singing now. Several Song Sparrows this morning. Wood Ducks have been

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls again!

2013-04-02 Thread Ann Mitchell
I have never had this many Redpolls. I am feeding them the EXPENSIVE hulled black oiled sun flower seeds. They really like that. Guess the more you pay, the better outcome. Best, Ann Mitchell Sent from my IPhone On Apr 2, 2013, at 10:40 AM, Marie P. Read m...@cornell.edu wrote: I have had a

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls gobbling seeds

2013-04-02 Thread Donna Scott
Why leave for the frozen wastelands of the north when there's plenty of good eats right here in the Finger Lakes? (I know... Kevin McG will answer that sometime they have to get going on mating and chick rearing...) Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Michael Czarnecki To:

RE: Re:[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls gobbling seeds

2013-04-02 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re:[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls gobbling seeds Why leave for the frozen wastelands of the north when there's plenty of good eats right here in the Finger Lakes? (I know... Kevin McG will answer that sometime they have to get going on mating and chick rearing...) Donna Scott

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls gobbling seeds

2013-04-02 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
-3493...@list.cornell.edumailto:bounce-78609236-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-78609236-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Donna Scott Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 5:10 PM To: Michael Czarnecki; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re:[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls gobbling seeds Why leave for the frozen

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2013-03-30 Thread Donna Scott
I think my common redpolls have left. I have pine siskins and goldfinches, but I haven't seen redpolls for a few days. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 29, 2013, at 5:08 PM, Michael Czarnecki poet...@foothillspublishing.com wrote: Yes, I keep wishing they would leave.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2013-03-29 Thread Michael Czarnecki
Yes, I keep wishing they would leave. We've had 100 - 200 of them here since mid-January! Wheeler, NY - Steuben County. Makes me think of Frost's poem: A Minor Bird I have wished a bird would fly away, And not sing by my house all day; Have clapped my hands at him from the door When it

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2013-01-07 Thread Donna Scott
My flock of C. Redpolls that numbered close to 100 around Christmas is down to 30-40, so I guess the others are moving to your locations! Donna Scott Lansing - Original Message - From: bob mcguire To: cayugabirdlist Sent: Monday, January 07, 2013 7:40 AM Subject:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] REDPOLLS Finally

2013-01-05 Thread Sally Eller
We have at least 30 Redpolls here at Blue Heron Point, on the west shore of the lake. Blue Heron Point is just north of Elm Beach. These cute little guys are going through Nyger seed at a rapid rate! And my large flock of Goldfinches are not happy with the competition! Sally and Tim Eller Blue

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2013-01-05 Thread Geo Kloppel
They're eating black oil sunflower seed too, but they spill a lot of that on the ground, possibly through rummaging for the smallest seeds. I expect the standard sanitization advice is still to wash feeders thoroughly with a 10% bleach solution once a week, paying special attention to crevices

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2013-01-05 Thread Kenneth Victor Rosenberg
I can finally join the redpolls finally club, as a flock of 10 or so descended on my paltry feeders in Northeast Ithaca. I've had none in my yard so far and none downtown on the CBC on the 1st -- they seem to finally be entering the more urban areas. My birds sampled the black oil sunflower

RE:[cayugabirds-l] REDPOLLS Finally

2013-01-04 Thread Kim Haines-Eitzen
My first Redpolls arrived at my feeders today, too!Within a few minutes, however, a sharp-shinned hawk swooped in and chased them all away. Kim Brooktondale From: bounce-72557102-32451...@list.cornell.edu [bounce-72557102-32451...@list.cornell.edu] on

Re: [cayugabirds-l] REDPOLLS Finally

2013-01-04 Thread Therese O'Connor
Yesterday we had 4 C. Redpolls at our feeders in downtown Newfield; had only one redpoll a couple of weeks ago. Therese O'Connor On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 11:01 AM, Kim Haines-Eitzen kj...@cornell.eduwrote: My first Redpolls arrived at my feeders today, too!Within a few minutes, however, a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] redpolls

2012-12-26 Thread bob mcguire
And here, too. 20 redpolls just of Snyder Hill Rd. Bob On Dec 26, 2012, at 8:28 AM, Sara Jane Hymes wrote: We 'finally' joined the sighting list this morning with a flock of 15 Redpolls. Yay! -- Sara Jane and Larry Hymes East Ithaca on Vine St. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls today

2012-12-25 Thread Gary Kohlenberg
A Christmas surprise was my first ever Redpolls in the yard today. I'm officially no longer jealous of all you others with flocks at your feeders. Now it's time for a few Evening Grosbeaks. Merry Christmas Gary On Dec 24, 2012, at 10:03 PM, bilba...@pop.lightlink.com wrote: This

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls today

2012-12-25 Thread Geo Kloppel
Redpolls have been audible around my place for weeks, but it took a good snowstorm to drive them to the feeders. Had as many as 20 at a time since then. -Geo Kloppel -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] redpolls

2012-12-25 Thread maryfaith miller
We have three! Nice Christmas gift for me, Maryfaith On Dec 25, 2012 12:38 PM, Bill Mcaneny bmcane...@fltg.net wrote: ** Our redpoll count just doubled from yesterday: we now have TWO. Ta Da! About 17 siskins on niger feeders. When they left, the resident goldfinches returned, about 18 of

RE: [cayugabirds-l] redpolls

2012-12-25 Thread Marty Schlabach
Must be Bill and Shirley are the sharing type, in that we now have a red poll or two at our feeder as well, just up the road outside of Interlaken. Phil and Mary Jean saw two the other day, but today was the first day I saw one, a very nice Christmas present. Lotsa goldfinches and more house

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls today

2012-12-24 Thread Tobias Dean
We had a mockingbird in our orchard on South Hill today. It was having a territorial dispute with a crow. I dont recall seeing them in wintertime. Toby Dean On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 10:03 PM, bilba...@pop.lightlink.com wrote: This morning (Mon), after I left for

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls - still lots!

2011-03-05 Thread Candace Cornell
I've also had a steady stream of Common Redpolls at my feeds for the past 3 weeks with flocks ranging from 10-60 birds. I have seen several possible Hoarys among them, but as Laura so aptly described, they move about too quickly for a positive ID. Redpolls on the tube feeds tend to linger longer,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2011-01-27 Thread John Confer
Until two days ago, we were having occasional, small flocks of redpolls at our feeder, and I was jealous of others with consistent, nice-sized flocks. Starting on Tuesday, we have had a flock of about 150 birds that come in to feed (largely on sunflower seeds) about 3 times a day. It is neat