[cayugabirds-l] Next Week's south winds- lots of arrivals and migrants May 2 and 3

2018-04-28 Thread David Nicosia
Looks like best days will now be May 2 and 3 with prolonged southwest winds and plenty of migrants arriving. Since there will be westerly component to the winds, the arrivals will continue downstate. The downstate area may squeeze out the 4th as well. A front will cross much of upstate NY in the

[nysbirds-l] Listening to birds outside with Bill Evans' mic

2018-04-28 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Last couple of days I have been listening via Bill Evans' mic on my roof and recording the calls with computer I hear around my house. I am amazed at all the birds I hear. I live in a suburban location. I am appending ebird list for two days where you can also listen to the sounds

[cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2018-04-28 Thread Robert Horn
Prothonotary warbler was just spotted making its way along the bushes of our front yard. Bob -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] yellow warbler in Brooktondale.

2018-04-28 Thread Tom Hoebbel
Just saw a yellow warbler at our tube feeder...wasn't eating seed, but checking out the goldfinches trying to pick up some tips! Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 --

[cayugabirds-l] Western MeadowLark

2018-04-28 Thread Leona Lauster
The Western Meadowlark is still singing from the wire on Olmstead Rd., Savannah, NY this morning. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] American White Pelican Upper Lisle County Park this evening 4/28/18

2018-04-28 Thread David Nicosia
Found an American White Pelican by the two islands at the upper end of the Whitney Point, NY reservoir this evening. This is a first Broome record in several years. What an amazing bird. The bird must have dropped in after a strong cold front passed by as bird was not there this morning or early

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park Bustle

2018-04-28 Thread Sandy Wold
This morning 8:30-10am I saw so many birds in my loop through Renwick Woods to the Swan Pond and then through the Golf Course. Here are the highlights and many FOYs for me: --flicker kek-kek-keking incessantly near the top of a tree near a snag. I think it was a she (no mustache) --I estimate

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey on nest, briefly

2018-04-28 Thread Dave Nutter
This afternoon one Osprey stood on the nest with its wings partly spread (Mantling? Solicitation?) while calling for a long time. Meanwhile a second Osprey kited fairly low over the occupied nest, then circled and repeated several times. It looks like an Osprey is incubating (white of a head

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park Bustle

2018-04-28 Thread Dave Nutter
I was at the Swan Pond at Stewart Park starting about 1:40pm as a fairly substantial rain shower was tapering off. There were lots of Barn Swallows (I saw 9 perched together during a lull) and several Northern Rough-winged Swallows (I saw 4 perched together), and at least 1 male and one