[cayugabirds-l] Update on Next Week's Potential Migration "Surge"

2018-04-25 Thread David Nicosia
All, Looking at the three most reliable medium range models, the GFS, European and Canadian models, we continue to see a large high pressure system setting up over the southeast U.S Monday night. This high extends from the surface up through up through 10,000 feet and with its clockwise flow,

[cayugabirds-l] Killdeer, Bluebirds, Osprey

2018-04-25 Thread Sandy Wold
All heard and seen at Stewart Park yesterday! Happy spring! *---**CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION YOU CAN TAKE: Divesting from animal agriculture by switching to a plant-based diet can help our planet transform. A vegan diet is heart-healthy, non-violent, anti-colonial, and sustainable! **Pledge the

[cayugabirds-l] osprey on hogs hole platfrom

2018-04-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
This morning as I drove by, there was an osprey sitting on the platform that is just north of hogs hole, but south of the Hangar, right along rt 89. There is often red tail who hunts from that platform but this is the first time I've seen an osprey on it. It also looked like there was a new stick

[cayugabirds-l] new arrivals FOY

2018-04-25 Thread Ken Haas
This morning I was happy to welcome back two FOY Rose-breasted Grosbeaks and a singing Brown Thrasher to my yard West of Mecklenberg. Still hanging around are R.C.Kinglets and G.C.Kinglets, and a few more Purple Finches. Looks like I've got to stock up on sunflower seeds! Ken Haas --

[cayugabirds-l] FOY Northern Orioles

2018-04-25 Thread Nari Mistry
Yesterday at about 8:30 am I heard our first of the year Baltimore Oriole song in our backyard. Although it seemed to be flying around singing & establishing it's territory, I could not see it. Can't tell if this is particularly early, as every year I see the first male orioles exactly as the

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds checking out my nest box

2018-04-25 Thread Sandra Lynn Babcock
I was absolutely elated this morning to hear a bluebird singing lustily from the top perch of my feeder station. That's the first bluebird I've ever seen in my yard in the four years I've been living in Ellis Hollow. And as I watched, it flew off to investigate out one of my bluebird houses.

[cayugabirds-l] Nashville W and BH Vireo in Brooktondale

2018-04-25 Thread Sandy Podulka
Had a NASHVILLE WARBLER and a BLUE-HEADED VIREO this afternoon in Brooktondale, mixed in with the billions of Ruby-crowned Kinglets and Yellow-rumped Warblers foraging in the mist around our ponds. One Golden-crowned Kinglet was here yesterday, and a few PINE SISKINS persist. Happy Spring,

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey on nest, briefly

2018-04-25 Thread Dave Nutter
Yesterday afternoon shortly before 5pm I was on the Cayuga Waterfront Trail where it crosses Fall Creek on a green suspension bridge between the end of Pier Road and the western corner of Renwick Wildwood. There’s a pole with an Osprey platform just west of that bridge (it’s not on the Osprey