[cayugabirds-l] Field Sparrows, Park Preserve (Baldwin Tract)

2015-04-21 Thread Nari Mistry
Last Sunday morning (April 19), Gin and I took a walk around the FLLT Park Preserve S.(Baldwin Tract) on a beautiful morning. On the Blue trail in the first field we heard two Field Sparrows singing, one from each side. Other notable birds: both Kinglets, a male YB Sapsucker in really bright

[cayugabirds-l] Goetchius meadowlark

2015-04-21 Thread Marie P. Read
The highlight of a brief trip to the Goetchius Preserve this morning was a singing Eastern Meadowlark. I know they've nested there in past years...let's hope so again. And re. the siskin thread, I still have several Pine Siskins at my feeders too, joining the molting America Goldfinches,

[cayugabirds-l] sisk-invasion/Towhee song

2015-04-21 Thread Donna Scott
I have had 4 Pine Siskins at my feeders for weeks. Sunday I saw my FOY E. Towhee singing a variant song - he was not drinking your tea. Song rather like the last song (variant) in the audubon bird app. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Apr 21, 2015, at 8:18 AM, Brad Walker bm...@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] sisk-invasion

2015-04-21 Thread Marc Devokaitis
Last week we had 7 PINE SISKINS show up at our bird feeders in Trumansburg Village. On Sunday we counted around 2 dozen. This morning I made a careful count of 70! Marc Devokaitis Trumansburg, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] sisk-invasion

2015-04-21 Thread Brad Walker
There are also many Siskins in Northeast Ithaca near Sapsucker Woods. There was a group of 16 outside the main entrance and a flock of 30 at the Village of Lansing Greenway. - Brad On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 8:13 AM Marc Devokaitis mdevokai...@gmail.com wrote: Last week we had 7 PINE SISKINS

[cayugabirds-l] field sparrow in Brooktondale

2015-04-21 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I heard our first Field Sparrow this morning on Burns Rd. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com http://www.th-photo.com/ 607-539-6121

Re: [cayugabirds-l] sisk-invasion/Towhee song

2015-04-21 Thread Judith Thurber
I had at least one here in Liverpool today, too. Judy Thurber Liverpool Sent from my iPad On Apr 21, 2015, at 10:04 AM, Donna Scott dls...@me.com wrote: I have had 4 Pine Siskins at my feeders for weeks. Sunday I saw my FOY E. Towhee singing a variant song - he was not drinking your

Re:[cayugabirds-l] sisk-invasion

2015-04-21 Thread bilbaker
There were 2 Siskins here in Caroline Center today mixed in with the Goldfinches, Purple Finches and House Finches. Also heard the first Towhee singing here yesterday afternoon Bill Baker - This message was sent using Endymion MailMan.

[cayugabirds-l] Salt Point Birds

2015-04-21 Thread bob mcguire
A walk around Salt Point this morning turned up a pair of BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHERS, foraging and calling “spee” to one another. Most of the nest boxes appeared to be occupied by Tree Swallows - until I noticed House Sparrows commanding two of them. Half a dozen Barn Swallows were flitting over