[cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds

2013-02-26 Thread Carol Keeler
Just had a pair of Bluebirds checking out a birdhouse! He was also singing. Guess it's time to straighten and clean out the bird houses. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Winter Wren? @ Six Mile Creek

2013-02-26 Thread Suan Hsi Yong
At the Mullholland preserve this morning I thought I heard a winter wren singing across the rippling sound from the creek, but when I got closer all I heard were junco trills. This was pretty close to the parking lot. At about the same time there was an odd whistling call -- something between a

[cayugabirds-l] cowbirds

2013-02-26 Thread Bill Mcaneny
We have a sign of Spring, however unwelcome. There are about 20 BROWN COWBIRDS on our platform feeder this a.m. About two-thirds are males and the rest females. Bill and Shirley McAneny, TBurg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant = g. eagles; s. buntings

2013-02-26 Thread Susan Fast
From home, this morning, the day looked favorable for a possible early eagle sighting. Fairly clear, light breeze from the south. I started observation at Mt. Pleasant with the intention of doing 2-3 hours. I forgot my heavy coat, however, and the wind up there was singing, literally. So I

[cayugabirds-l] N. Shrike in Danby again

2013-02-26 Thread Dan Kathy C
The N. Shrike I reported being in my yard last week showed up a short distance from my house on Comfort Road this afternoon. It was actively hunting in the fields on the west side of Comfort Road about ΒΌ mile south of W. Miller Road. Old bluebird houses made an excellent vantage point for it.

[cayugabirds-l] Townsend's Solitaire - RBA

2013-02-26 Thread Joseph Brin
FYI - There was a positive sighting of the TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE on 2/24 at Sampson State Park on the east side of Seneca Lake, Seneca County. Joseph Brin Syracuse RBA compiler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds checking boxes

2013-02-26 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Two bald eagles flew over the house a few days ago. At first I thought they might be a pair but as I watched I noticed a bit of aggressiveness watched 'til they disappeared to the east. About 5 min. later one came alone back towards the lake so I guess it succeeded in getting rid of an

[cayugabirds-l] NYSEG Bell Station property as state forest

2013-02-26 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Birders: You may find the following link interesting: http://www.lansingstar.com/news-page/9260-state-forest-land-meeting-notice The meeting is tomorrow (Wed.). This land can serve more people if it is public, not private. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: