[cayugabirds-l] Merlin nest GIAC

2019-07-11 Thread John Confer
THANKS!! This is my fifth year of monitoring Merlin nest success. THANKS!! to the directions and assistance provided by many, I have been able to monitor over 30 nests, including 7 this year. Most of the nests I have monitored were originally discovered by others. I am so very grateful for so

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Merlin nest GIAC

2019-07-11 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
Thanks for this intriguing report. It reminds me of a bald eagle nest I saw in the middle of Hamilton, NY, a town about 1 1/2 hrs east of Ithaca. This July 3, I saw three grown bald eagle chicks getting ready to fly, sitting on branches around the nest, one even tried a short round flying

[cayugabirds-l] An encounter with a raven family

2019-07-11 Thread Nari Mistry
I had a nice encounter with a family of ravens this morning. For many weeks this family has been around in the spruce tops across the road, driving our neighbor’s dog crazy. Today I saw one raven sitting on an extreme spruce tip, looking around so I started calling, croaking loudly like a

[nysbirds-l] rarities in Monroe County today

2019-07-11 Thread Pat Martin
The summer birding doldrums came to a spectacular end today with the finding of two large and showy rarities. A Cattle Egret was found by Candy Giles at LaSalle's Landing Park feeding on the lawn. This was not entirely a surprise as there had been a report of one a week or two ago seen on the

Re:[nysbirds-l] [geneseebirds-googlegroup] rarities in Monroe County today

2019-07-11 Thread Lynn Bergmeyer
Curious what determines a chaseable bird. Never heard of this before. Thanks for sharing Lynn Bergmeyer, Greece NY 585-576-0422 On Thu, Jul 11, 2019, 10:36 PM Pat Martin wrote: > The summer birding doldrums came to a spectacular end today with the > finding of two large and