[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park Black Terns

2020-05-14 Thread Dave Nutter
This morning just before 9am Jay McGowan sent a text rare bird alert about a Black Tern among the swallows off Stewart Park. I arrived a little over an hour later. On my first scope scan of the lake I saw plenty of swallows and cormorants but no black tern. After an unsuccessful binocular scan,

[cayugabirds-l] Indigo Buntings

2020-05-14 Thread Ann Mitchell
About 20 minutes ago I had 4 buntings at me feeders. They certainly must like my back yard! Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] First

2020-05-14 Thread anneb . clark
Orioles, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks. Catbirds and indigo bunting (1?) and finally this am a hummer are turning my feeders into something a bit tropical looking. More mild aggressive displays than I have ever seen. Catbirds doing a cute little wide beak gape. Fruit update: grosbeaks and maybe

[cayugabirds-l] Petersons field guide on stewart park bench

2020-05-14 Thread Diane Morton
Found Petersons guide with some notes but no name on stewart park bench. Because it was going to rain I picked up the book. If it is yours contact meena at m...@cornell.edu Thanks Meena -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Special visitor at our pond

2020-05-14 Thread Htva Waxwing
At about 5:30 tonight, as I walked around our half acre pond, I scared up a Least Bittern that was at the pond edge. I got to within 15 feet of it when if flew up in front of me, which startled me, and it flew 50 feet directly away from me heading for a pine tree. It flew into the pine, but I

[cayugabirds-l] First

2020-05-14 Thread Carl Steckler
I just had my first ever Oriole at my feeders here in Dryden. Just as I was taking photos of the Oriole an Indigo Bunting showed up for a few nice photos. I just did better in five minuted that Meg and I did all afternoon at MNWR. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Downtown indigo bunting

2020-05-14 Thread Sdanskin
My neighbor in downtown Ithaca has had an indigo bunting in her yard for 2 days now. I have yet to see it but she has shared photos. Will be a yard bird if I manage to see or hear it. Susan Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: Indigo bunting

2020-05-14 Thread Bard Prentiss
Indigo bunting àt my feeder in Dryden Best, Bard Bard Prentiss ( -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Indigo Buntings

2020-05-14 Thread Ann Mitchell
For the past 3-4 days I have had an Indigo Bunting at my feeders. 2 days ago, 2 INBUs were on the feeders. I thought that was really neat. Then today about 15 minutes ago, there were 3 Indigo Buntings at my feeders!! That was really cool! Stay healthy! Best, Ann Sent from my iPhone --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] First

2020-05-14 Thread marsha kardon
We've had more orioles this year at our orange feeder (and sometimes peanut feeder) than ever - at least 4 males and 3 females. They also perch on our window mullions and are often sitting in the bushes near the feeders. I hope this is because they're having a great year as a species. Also

[cayugabirds-l] Cape May warbler

2020-05-14 Thread Laura Stenzler
Just saw a Cape May warbler along the red trail at Monkey Run south. With other warblers to be posted later on eBird. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Horned larks

2020-05-14 Thread Johnson, Alyssa
Yesterday I was birding for Audubon New York’s fundraising Birdathon, and I had a fantastic day sighting or hearing 74 species. Highlights: Geneva, home- AM: FOY house wren Seneca Meadows Landfill: blue grosbeak, white-crowned sparrow Montezuma NWR wildlife drive: American bittern, least

[cayugabirds-l] Warblers!

2020-05-14 Thread Diane Morton
Inspired by Dave Nutter's post about warblers along the Black Diamond Trail, Ken and I decided to walk a section of the Black Diamond trail that is accessible from a parking area above the Cayuga Nature Center. Right away we started seeing/hearing yellow warblers, catbirds, yellowthroats and song