Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose breasted grosbeak, etc.

2019-03-14 Thread khmo
Larry, That is early! The average date here based on a 33 year norm is 5/02 and the earliest was 4/25. Congrats. --- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory 5373 Fitzgerald Rd Burdett, NY 14818 42.443508000, -76.758202000 "Create and Conserve Habitat" On

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Brooktondale, slightly OOB)

2017-04-24 Thread Carol Keeler
I really like hearing what birds have arrived so I can start watching for them. I figure that in about a week, it might show up in Auburn. Thanks for the notice. Sent from my iPad > On Apr 24, 2017, at 2:25 PM, Melissa Groo wrote: > > Yesterday and today a single, very

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2017-04-03 Thread Asher Hockett
Hi Matt, Yes, I think that is very likely, and I probably mis-id'ed this bird. I did not note the bold markings typical of the female R-b Grosbeak. In my haste to pin it down I eliminated the House FInch and completely lapsed on the Purple Finch. Asher On Sun, Apr 2, 2017 at 9:46 PM, Matthew

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2017-04-02 Thread Randolph Ross
I can personally vouch for the ease with which one can (mis)identify the one female for the other. RR On Apr 2, 2017 9:49 PM, "Matthew Medler" wrote: > Asher, > > Is there any chance that the bird you saw this morning might have been a > similar-looking female Purple Finch?

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2017-04-02 Thread Matthew Medler
Asher, Is there any chance that the bird you saw this morning might have been a similar-looking female Purple Finch? Purple Finch is a classic early April migrant here in the Ithaca area, whereas Rose-breasted Grosbeaks typically arrive back here in late April or early May. This eBird map for

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2017-04-02 Thread Geo Kloppel
That's right: Miller Creek joins Michigan Creek 1/2 mile south of the Spencer Lake dam. The combined waters are afterwards named Catatonk Creek on USGS maps. It flows south and east, gathering other waters, until it joins with Owego Creek and empties into the Susquehanna. -Geo > On Apr 2,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2017-04-02 Thread Asher Hockett
Yep, as confirmed by Geo K. I asked her to fly a bit north. Asher On Sun, Apr 2, 2017 at 5:03 PM, Dave Nutter wrote: > Very cool bird! As far as I can tell, Miller Creek drains south, and South > Danby Road is outside the Cayuga Lake Basin. It's exciting to hear what > birds

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2017-04-02 Thread Dave Nutter
Very cool bird! As far as I can tell, Miller Creek drains south, and South Danby Road is outside the Cayuga Lake Basin. It's exciting to hear what birds are just beyond and contemplating migrating beyond the next set of hills or through the next saddle as they make their way north. --Dave

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2016-04-27 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Me too! He was sitting high in a tree overlooking all my backyard feeders. Hope he will fly down soon to eat. Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY From: bounce-120426075-15001...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120426075-15001...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Leigh Stivers

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak, etc

2015-05-05 Thread Melanie Uhlir
*Finally!* A resplendent male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK visited my Wood Road in Freeville feeder today! I put out the grey-striped sunflower seeds in the nick of time! Still having PINE SISKINS visit and today also a lovely WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW. After Marie posted about having a hummingbird

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-Breasted Grosbeak at my feeder! eom

2015-04-30 Thread Rosalie V Borzik
Mine too! They must have arrived en masse last night. -Original Message- From: bounce-119114073-24907...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119114073-24907...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Stephanie Greenwood Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2015 8:13 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2014-05-03 Thread Pete M. Marchetto
Grosbeak males prefer the term handsome. Sent from my iPhone On May 3, 2014, at 2:53 PM, Dave Gislason dgif...@yahoo.commailto:dgif...@yahoo.com wrote: I had my first rose-breasted grosbeak at the feeders today in Trumbull's Corners -a beautiful male Dave -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Rose Breasted Grosbeak

2014-04-30 Thread Michele Emerick Brown
11:37 PM To: Asher Hockett Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose Breasted Grosbeak Melissa Groo's place is just outside the Cayuga Lake Basin in Shindagin Hollow. We're still waiting for a report that Rose-breasted Grosbeaks got over the Chesapeake - Great Lakes Divide into the CLB

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Rose Breasted Grosbeak

2014-04-30 Thread Marilyn Ray
I also has one male red breasted grosbeak at my platform feeder on Besemer Road (edge W. edge of Brooktondale) Sunday, but has not seen one since...Marilyn Ray -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose Breasted Grosbeak

2014-04-29 Thread Asher Hockett
Melissa Groo reported one yesterday. On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 1:35 PM, Carol Keeler carolk...@adelphia.netwrote: A friend in Jordan, NY just had a RB Grosbeak at her feeder. Has anyone seen them in the Cayuga bird list area? I don't remember seeing any mentioned. Any Hummingbirds yet?

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose Breasted Grosbeak

2014-04-29 Thread Dave Nutter
Melissa Groo's place is just outside the Cayuga Lake Basin in Shindagin Hollow. We're still waiting for a report that Rose-breasted Grosbeaks got over´╗┐ the Chesapeake - Great Lakes Divide into the CLB. --Dave Nutter On Apr 29, 2014, at 02:28 PM, Asher Hockett veery...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak

2013-04-21 Thread Donna Scott
You should charge admission to your yard with that lovely selection of birds! Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Apr 21, 2013, at 7:35 AM, Geo Kloppel geoklop...@gmail.com wrote: Have a very dandy male Rose-breasted Grosbeak coming to the feeder this morning, along with 8 or 10

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Rose-Breasted Grosbeak, Brooktondale

2011-04-24 Thread Dave Nutter
There are a lot of great birds in Shindagin Hollow, but it's outside the Cayuga Lake Basin, so I'm still seeking a 2011 first basin record for Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Of course I'm also interested in any neat bird observations in the region!--Dave NutterOn Apr 24, 2011, at 05:47 AM, Melissa Groo