Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fox sparrow

2017-02-16 Thread Dave Nutter
As far as I know, Yvonne, yours is the first 2017 Fox Sparrow found in the Cayuga Lake Basin. Another species which migrates early was also first reported today: a Golden Eagle seen by Tim Lenz northbound over the Lab of O. Happy sort-of-Spring! --Dave Nutter Sent from my iPad > On Feb 16,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fox sparrow

2017-02-16 Thread Laurie Ray
I have had a fox sparrow coming to my feeder area, occasionally, since Christmas. Such a beautiful bird. On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 11:49 AM, Yvonne Fogarty wrote: > > Hi all, > We have a fox sparrow at our bird feeder today. It is hanging out with the > white throated

[cayugabirds-l] Fox sparrow

2017-02-16 Thread Yvonne Fogarty
Hi all, We have a fox sparrow at our bird feeder today. It is hanging out with the white throated sparrows. Has anyone else seen then? I don't usually see them til spring. Yvonne Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] yard birds

2017-02-16 Thread Bard Prentiss
Hi Alll, This morning I was visited by two quite special, to me, yard birds. First a Brown Creeper appeared in a the tree near my feeders. it stayed in the yard for about 10 minutes. An hour or so later a Carolina Wren showed up. It only stayed for a minute or so and didn't visit the suet

[cayugabirds-l] enterprising Juncos

2017-02-16 Thread cl...@juno.com
This afternoon there were several juncos at our feeding station. Despite multiple other offerings, 3 of them flew up to a side porch railing and began attempting to use a Niger seed sock. Not being able to hang from it and pull out the seed, they perfected a different method. They took turns