[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds reared by harassed Junco Re:Cowbird being fed by probable Chipping Sparrow

2013-07-26 Thread Nari Mistry
A few weeks ago, we had two hulking baby cowbirds relentlessly pursuing a distraught little Junco all over our yard. The Junco was frantically trying to find food for the babies and at the same time trying to escape. This went on for several days before the cowbirds began to find their own

[cayugabirds-l] National Moth week events reminder - Actually looking at bird food that is available now!

2013-07-26 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hello all, This is just a reminder in case you have misplaced your e-mail regarding National Moth week events - Actually looking at bird food that is available now! http://www.oldbird.org/mothweek/2013FingerLakesMothEvents.html Some events that are occurring tonight and tomorrow. Don't miss

Re: [cayugabirds-l] National Moth week events reminder - Actually looking at bird food that is available now!

2013-07-26 Thread Linda Orkin
Thanks Meena. I plan on being there Saturday night and looking forward to it. Linda On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Meena Madhav Haribal m...@cornell.eduwrote: Hello all, This is just a reminder in case you have misplaced your e-mail regarding National Moth week events - Actually looking

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Thursday: no Little Blue Heron

2013-07-26 Thread Jay McGowan
Hi all, I birded Montezuma yesterday evening. It was a nice evening to be out and lots of birds were around, but I did not find too much out of the ordinary. The wildlife drive was quiet. Shorebird numbers continue to be good as Knox-Marsellus, where the evening light was nice but distance

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Muckrace Sep 6-7

2013-07-26 Thread M Miller
I posted this on the Eaton Birds fb page, thought I’d put it up here too. I am thinking of entering a new team (recreational category) in the Montezuma Muckrace this year. The catch is that I want to count only birds that we can photograph (or video record). I’m looking for anyone

[cayugabirds-l] Muckrace team Shutterbird - wrong email

2013-07-26 Thread M Miller
The previous post changed my email address -it should read mmiller three hundred twenty-five @hotmail.com (use the number 325, no spaces). For some reason the numbers didn’t show on the post. You can also call me at 315 224-5953. Mark Miller Sent from Windows Mail -- Cayugabirds-L List

Re: [cayugabirds-l] leucistic swallow

2013-07-26 Thread Jay McGowan
Dave and all, Livia and I saw that bird last Saturday (20 July 2013) foraging over the inlet and the west side of the Newman Golf Course as we walked back from jetty woods. I too took it to be a leucistic Northern Rough-winged Swallow. It was very pale but not white, almost the color of a Bank

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow Warblers

2013-07-26 Thread W. Larry Hymes
To follow up Dave Nutter's post, we too had YELLOW WARBLER stop by yesterday --- two females. They had a snack in our lilac bushes. This species is a rarity for our yard. Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759,