[cayugabirds-l] A good variety of birds on Black Diamond Trail

2020-05-17 Thread Diane Stone
Black Diamond Trail between Houghton Rd. parking area and Taughannock was great birding yesterday morning. Lori Abbott and I saw a Sora, Rough Winged Swallow, Eastern Bluebird, a pair of Hermit Thrushes, Wood Thrush, Brown Thrashers, Eastern Towhee, Indigo Bunting, Many Northern Orioles. and

Hawthorn Orchard Update: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorns today?

2020-05-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hi Laura and everyone, Yesterday morning, Scott Anthony and I spent a bunch of time there. Birds were foraging mostly in the flowering pear trees and apple trees. Only a very few hawthorns (Crataegus sp.) were visible with blossom buds about to pop. Most are still in initial leaf-out stages.

[cayugabirds-l] Warblers at Myers Point

2020-05-17 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
For those wanting some spectacular looks (and photo ops) of some warblers (Cape May, Tennessee, Nashville, etc) There are two flowering silver maples at the entrance to Myers Park (above the dumpsters) that are dripping w warblers all morning. Many down low. More diversity earlier but still a

[cayugabirds-l] Male Indigo Bunting

2020-05-17 Thread Jill Vaughan
Last evening I watched my FOY Indigo Bunting flit around the avian buffet where he appeared to favor the Oriole feeders. The combined colors of the fruit and the bird were stunning. Jill Vaughan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Wood Peewee

2020-05-17 Thread Geo Kloppel
I was pleased to hear a Wood Peewee singing about 1,000’ south of Station Road along the State Forest / L-P Preserve boundary. -Geo -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-17 Thread Whitings
Hi All, I was able to watch the Prothonotary Warbler on Armitage Rd. For. an extended period of time. In the morning it was mostly foraging and singing as well as displaying periodically. Then in mid day, it started bringing moss into the nest box. I was wondering if this is the male making

[cayugabirds-l] Arnot Forest - Mournings and many other warblers

2020-05-17 Thread Sandy Podulka
Inspired by Suan's post (which sounded great to me), our family headed to Arnot Forest this morning. Martha Fischer gave us a tip to a patch of spruce trees down the road from Greensprings whose sunlit tops were teeming with migrants--Bay-breasted, Magnolia, Blackburnian, Cape May,

[cayugabirds-l] Lindsay-Parsons Worm-eating and Hooded Warblers

2020-05-17 Thread Sandy Podulka
Sorry for posting a day late too busy birding. Bill and I checked out the Lindsay-Parsons Biodiversity Preserve yesterday (Saturday) and found many of the usual residents including the invisible Prairie Warblers, several Brown Thrashers, Northern Waterthrush (near the entrance),

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-17 Thread Marie P. Read
Hi Diana and Cayugabirders, Here is what birdsoftheworld.org (formerly Birds of North America online) says about Prothonotary Warbler nesting: and and No mention of larvae. I can't quite tell what kind of larvae they are from the one photo I can see on your site. But very interesting

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-17 Thread Whitings
Thanks Marie, I will crop in the larvae and post it. Would they be harmful or influence the female to avoid this nest box? Appreciate your help! Diana dianawhitingphotography.com > On May 17, 2020, at 6:59 PM, Marie P. Read wrote: > > Hi Diana and Cayugabirders, > > Here is what