I hear them quite often up here on Sheffield Road, although more in the
evenings. I'm not sure I've ever spotted one, though.
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Sent: Monday, May 25, 2020 11:58 AM
Heard the low repeated harsh call and to make sure played the song and calls.
Wow! Got one swooping me and hanging up in trees , long lens inside of course.
Following second playback there were two, one flying closely after other. Not
sure what sort of scenario I introduced. But two of them are
With all the neat birds reported annually from Hawthorne Orchard I
wondered if anyone has studied the diet that attracts them or observed
and followed up on the food they were getting? We know from the books
that several species of moths are associated with Hawthorne and not sure
Yellow-billed Cuckoo yesterday on Olsefski Rd (off Coddington),
Olive-sided Flycatcher hanging out by our house today (spotted by
Eagle-eared and Eagle-eyed daughter), and several Bay-breasted
Warblers and a Canada Warbler in our woods yesterday, in
Brooktondale. Just a few migrants around us
Nice Anne. We have had them here since Saturday when just about all the
hordes of colorful birds departed. Can the rain crows (Southern Md
dialect for Yellow-billed) be far behind. It seems all the late warblers
overflew us as we are down to breeding spp.
John and Sue Gregoire
Based upon input from several people (in particular, Stuart Krasnof) over the
years, the key food resource used by neotropical migrants at the Hawthorn
Orchard (during normal years) are the larvae of the Tortricidae moth family,
collectively known as leaf-rollers. This has been a cold
Is this the book you had in mind:
Tortricid fauna of apple in New York (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
including an account of apples' occurrence in the state, especially as a
by P. J. Chapman and S. E. Lienk ; featuring
I did not make it to the Hawthorn Orchard today...maybe tomorrow!
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> On May 25, 2020, at 16:13, Sandy Podulka wrote:
> Yellow-billed Cuckoo yesterday on Olsefski Rd (off Coddington), Olive-sided
> Flycatcher hanging out by our house
That’s the one, Marty!
I was just looking into that to see if they still sell it through the New York
State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. About 15 years ago, it was
still available there for $10…
It’s on Amazon for $45… :-(
On May 25, 2020, at 6:23
Where is Hawthorne orchard? Thanks Ed Epstein
On Monday, May 25, 2020, wrote:
> With all the neat birds reported annually from Hawthorne Orchard I
> wondered if anyone has studied the diet that attracts them or observed and
> followed up on the food they were getting? We know from the books
The Hawthorn Orchard (named several decades ago for the sizable grove of
hawthorn trees) is located in East Ithaca, not far from East Hill Plaza.
Here’s a link to the eBird hotspot:
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On May 25, 2020, at
I recommend starting at http://used.addall.com/ when looking for a used book .
It pulls together used books from many different used book sites. There are
copies listed there starting at $12.50.
As far as I know, (and I may not be current in knowing what’s happening there),
the NYS Ag
Is this possible? we are listening to it from the woods off Yaple Rd in
Tobias Dean, Furnituremaker
124 Yaple Rd.
Ithaca NY 14850
Cayugabirds-L List Info:
Saturday I went looking for Cerulean Warblers at Howland's Island after hearing
about Sandra's success the day before. I entered via the "iron bridge" off NY
Rt. 38. I took the Cayuga Basin Guide's recommended 3 mile walk where you end
up on Wood Duck Way (Sandra was correct: there is no
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