Re:[cayugabirds-l] Robin ferocity

2014-05-30 Thread Sandra Wold
Wow, I love this listserve and learn so much from it! This Robin behavior observed explains why I feel like a local Robin has been dive-bombing me every morning I walk out into my back yard (downtown Ithaca). She must have babies nearby. She had a nest nearby last year which was attacked by

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Robin ferocity- Salt Point

2014-05-29 Thread Donna Scott
Thanks for reporting this interesting sighting, John. When Kevin McGowan gave part of the recent Lab of O. Seminar on Crows, he remarked on some reasons some people do not like crows. One reason was they eat baby birds from the nest. To which he replied (paraphrased here), Well you want to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Robin ferocity- Salt Point

2014-05-29 Thread Kathleen Kramer
I attended the Seminar on Crows at the Lab of O and enjoyed it very much. When Kevin related the information about the chipmunk eating baby birds, I was reminded of an incident I witnessed in PA a few years ago. (I think I posted it to the Cayugabirds list.) From my dad's kitchen window, I