Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Barbara Bauer Sadovnic
Thank you all for the replies. Asher, Sandy, Laura, and Meena suggest dark-eyed junco. Laurie suggests bluegrass gnatcatcher, or one of the little flycatchers,willow or alder. My one glimpse could have been a junco, but it really was just a glimpse. The song has been very consistent all

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Asher Hockett
Well, even sticking my laptop into my ear I can't hear the second trill. Heck, I can barely hear the first one. The thing is the pitch of the first one is right on for D-e Junco, we are surrounded with them up here in the Hemlock Plantation. I have never heard them issue a later higher trill. On

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Ken Haas
Hi Barbara, In the newest version (V2) of the Sibley app for iPhone/iPad, under the Dark-eyed Junco species account, there are several recordings of songs and calls. But there is one, which was recorded by our own Bob Mcguire in NY, that sounds the closest to your bird. The second trill on the

[cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Barbara Bauer Sadovnic
This bird has been on Tucker Rd. in Enfield since Friday May 31, at least. I only got a brief look at it, on Tuesday - small and backlit - grayish, clear pale breast, shortish tail. But the song is distinctive. It was singing again today, but I couldn’t see it! What is it?

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
Hi! I am no expert but if a junco, it should be possible to spot? I've stalked quite a few, to try and see if I can notice a difference between them and Chipping sparrows. And in my experience at least, both species tend to sit at the outer end of a branch when singing, often "2 o'clock", less

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Diana Ozolins
⁣Sent from TypeApp ​ On Jun 8, 2019, 7:18 PM, at 7:18 PM, Magnus Fiskesjo wrote: >Hi! > >I am no expert but if a junco, it should be possible to spot? I've >stalked quite a few, to try and see if I can notice a difference >between them and Chipping sparrows. And in my experience at least,