Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nysbirds-l] Dryden, NY - Hammond Hill State Forest Birding: Few Birds

2019-06-26 Thread David Nicosia
John/Chris, I totally agree that point counts from birding could misrepresent bird populations. I have been out on two different days and have seen big differences. I have a walk I take in the evening to listen to the thrushes. One evening I had 5 wood thrushes and 1 hermit thrush singing. The

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nysbirds-l] Dryden, NY - Hammond Hill State Forest Birding: Few Birds

2019-06-26 Thread khmo
Comments in caps. Appreciate your input. John --- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory 5373 Fitzgerald Rd Burdett, NY 14818 42.443508000, -76.758202000 "Create and Conserve Habitat" On 2019-06-26 12:02, David Nicosia wrote: > John/Chris, > > I

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nysbirds-l] Dryden, NY - Hammond Hill State Forest Birding: Few Birds

2019-06-26 Thread khmo
Good thought although DDT was still very prevalent in countries where "our' birds winter...and still is in some. We have also added so many new chemicals that are known to cause problems or highly suspected. There are so many variables in this problem. The joy is in seeing the tremendous upsurge

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nysbirds-l] Dryden, NY - Hammond Hill State Forest Birding: Few Birds

2019-06-26 Thread Stephen Taylor
Dave, et al, By the 1970s, there could have been a noticeable change in bird populations due to the banning of DDT in the 1960s. Interesting conversation... Steve Taylor Pittsford NY Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 26, 2019, at 8:02 AM, David Nicosia wrote: > > John/Chris, > > I totally agree

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nysbirds-l] Dryden, NY - Hammond Hill State Forest Birding: Few Birds

2019-06-26 Thread Alicia
Hi Chris, I hope you agree this thread is within the rules of CayugaBirds, even though it ranges over things that go beyond the Basin.  But it's the best conversation I've seen on the list in many months, so I hope it can continue! Best - Alicia On 6/26/2019 8:49 AM, k...@empacc.net wrote: