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
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.
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
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.
Cayugabirds-L List Info:
I was pleased to hear a Wood Peewee singing about 1,000’ south of Station Road
along the State Forest / L-P Preserve boundary.
Cayugabirds-L List Info:
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
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,
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),
Hi Diana and Cayugabirders,
Here is what birdsoftheworld.org (formerly Birds of North America online) says
about Prothonotary Warbler nesting:
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
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!
> On May 17, 2020, at 6:59 PM, Marie P. Read wrote:
> Hi Diana and Cayugabirders,
> Here is what
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