[cayugabirds-l] More arrivals

2017-05-03 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Yesterday I saw & heard a male B ORIOLE in my apple tree. Tho i now have put out oranges on tree branches & dish of jelly, have not seen him. Yesterday evening I had 3 male ROSE BR. GROSBEAKS eating sunflower seeds at back yd feeders. Now today i think I have a 4th individual because this guy,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Dryden to Ithaca trail

2017-05-03 Thread Linda Orkin
Each of us can vote EACH day till May 12. Vote people...it's easy. Imagine the Jim Shug trail in Dryden extended to intersect with Ithaca trails!! http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60418376/ Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Linda Orkin

[cayugabirds-l] Myers Sanderlings and jaeger

2017-05-03 Thread Jay McGowan
This morning, Jeremy Collison and I were excited to see that Bob's basic-plumage SANDERLINGS had reappeared on the beach at Myers Point after they made their mysterious disappearance yesterday. We were even more excited when I spotted an adult PARASITIC JAEGER zipping north low over the lake while

[cayugabirds-l] Indigo Bunting

2017-05-03 Thread W. Larry Hymes
When I looked out our kitchen windows, I noticed a good-sized flock of sparrows. As I proceeded to count their numbers, my eye picked up on a "blue patch" in the grass. Turned out to be our foy INDIGO BUNTING. Hope it sticks around for a little while. They typically pop in and then pop

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Dryden to Ithaca trail

2017-05-03 Thread Linda Orkin
Just as a hint on an easy way to do this. If you leave the tab open in your browser on your computer you can just refresh it each day and vote again. Linda On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 10:59 AM, Linda Orkin wrote: > Each of us can vote EACH day till May 12. > > Vote

[cayugabirds-l] Carncross rd Pectoral Sandpipers

2017-05-03 Thread David Nicosia
Loads of yellowlegs both species in the flooded cornfield. There were at least 2 pectoral sandpipers too along with one least sandpiper. There could be more species as lighting was bad and winds just hampered my efforts. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Redstart & RB Grosbeak

2017-05-03 Thread Heidi King
When going out to check the mail, I was rewarded with a good look at a female American Redstart and male Rose-breasted Grosbeak. Heidi King Goodrich Hill, Caroline -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Salt Pt

2017-05-03 Thread Donna Lee Scott
For me, FOY EASTERN KINGBIRD as well as at least 2 BLUE GRAY GNATCATCHERS in Salt Point. Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Today 5-3-2017

2017-05-03 Thread David Nicosia
All, Took a day trip to Montezuma and vicinity. Started at Visitor's Center and the place was pretty much void of shorebirds. Just a small grouping of about 18 LEAST SANDPIPERS. There could have been more as many were hidden in the grass by the edge of the swamp. I heard a SORA with its calls