[cayugabirds-l] Bobolink-friendly hay cutting date

2018-06-01 Thread Bill Evans
A take away from Tom Gavin’s fascinating presentation in Danby this past Tuesday is that if one can hold off on local hay cutting until after July 4, most Bobolinks will have fledged by then. Mid-July even better. While March was -4 F degrees off average and April –6.5, May was nearly 5

[cayugabirds-l] clay-colored sparrow & scarlet tanager

2018-06-01 Thread Ray Zimmerman
Both singing behind Warren Hall around 8:15 this morning. The clay-colored sparrow was by the parking lot, the scarlet tanager east a bit further, in the woods. Ray -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Avocet Tschache pool 7AM

2018-06-01 Thread Dave K
Seen from Route 89 near Mays Point Road -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

RE:[cayugabirds-l] cayugabirds-l digest: June 01, 2018

2018-06-01 Thread Rhea Garen
There is a bluebird box right in the middle of the small dog park that is often occupied, so I suspect they'll get used to you. I have wondered at what an ideal location that box might have. The canine presence likely keeps other predators at bay. Rhea