[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Palm Warbler

2010-04-23 Thread Caroline Manring
(serious excavation going on). (Kevin, I met you on the trail today, and you told me about your son's Palm Warbler, and fifteen minutes later I blundered right onto it! Nice to meet you, btw :) Caroline Manring Downtown Ithaca, apartment the size of a small sailboat. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Cerulean warbler?

2010-05-24 Thread Caroline Manring
I thought I was hearing a Cerulean warbler in the woods at Stewart Park today. Is this a place they're known to be? Caroline Manring -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[cayugabirds-l] Tree-nesting Mallards

2010-05-27 Thread Caroline Manring
managed to collect, and was joined there by the male. I'd never heard of Mallards nesting in trees before, but there they were. It seems they found a suitable solution to the problem of nesting in a park with lots of foot and dog traffic. Caroline Manring Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Count week starts Wed 29 Dec, so note any unusual birds

2010-12-28 Thread Caroline Manring
There was a Field Sparrow at the Lab of O bird garden this afternoon mingled with a large group of American Tree Sparrows on the open ground. Anyone who's at Sapsucker should check for him tomorrow and the rest of count week! Caroline Manring Ithaca On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 9:46 PM, Dave Nutter

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Owl Prowl

2010-12-31 Thread Caroline Manring
I'll be listening for the Screech Owl who often visits the lot behind us, off of Buffalo St. CM On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Bard Prentiss prenti...@frontiernet.netwrote: Gina and I will check for screech owls etc in Dryden Village as we have for about 20 years. Bard Bard Prentiss P

[cayugabirds-l] Juncos learn new trick, Lab feeder favs

2011-01-22 Thread Caroline Manring
, and our favorite FIELD SPARROW vagabond. Yesterday a pair of COMMON RAVENS flew over Sapsucker calling to each other. Caroline Manring Ithaca downtown -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Northern Cardinal singing!

2011-02-07 Thread Caroline Manring
Me, too! A downtown Cardinal song, the first I've noticed this year, this very morning. It seems they all marked their calendars. Caroline Manring Ithaca On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Meena Haribal m...@cornell.edu wrote: Hey, I too heard one when I was waiting for the bus at 6.58 AM. I

[cayugabirds-l] Sandpiper Smackdown

2011-05-21 Thread Caroline Manring
of the other flycatchers, other than Least, which I seem to be able to find no problem. Tips appreciated. Happy May! And it is! Pesky leaves, coming with June's onset... Caroline Manring Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Goshawk??

2011-12-18 Thread Caroline Manring
seen one in flight. My other thought was maybe I saw a Rough-legged Hawk, which could account for the size and the high contrast in colors above and below, but I simply didn't get the impression of a buteo at all. Thanks, Caroline Manring NW Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebird interlopers

2012-04-20 Thread Caroline Manring
? It took them nine days to make their first nest... Caroline Manring West Hill, Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Cape May Warbler and Clay-colored Sparrow

2012-05-12 Thread Caroline Manring
Two new species for our West Hill yard, in/under same tree! Caroline Manring Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Union Springs Eastern Screech-Owl?

2012-10-25 Thread Caroline Manring
Has anyone seen a screech-owl in the Union Springs box lately? I'm taking students on a field trip and passing through there, and am trying to scout out our chances. Thanks, Caroline Manring Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] field trip recommendations?

2012-12-07 Thread Caroline Manring
Bird enthusiasts, I'm taking a portion of a class on a birding field trip on Monday morning to early afternoon, rain or shine. Any recommendations for good locations and target species this time of year much appreciated. (Anyone seen the Screech-Owl in Union Springs? What locations at Montezuma

[cayugabirds-l] White-crowned Sparrow

2012-12-27 Thread Caroline Manring
At our feeder today, West Hill. A new one for us! Caroline Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Carcass identification-murder most foul

2013-01-03 Thread Caroline Manring
Has anyone made the revision of Murder most fowl yet? Sorry, sorry, I know. --English prof who can't help herself (Caroline) On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Meena Haribal m...@cornell.edu wrote: Dave, I guess you have to prove that it was alive in 2013. So need to do accurate time of

[cayugabirds-l] Cape May Warbler

2013-05-17 Thread Caroline Manring
...singing at my house on West Hill!! (in the pines-- same place as last year) Caroline Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cardinal song?

2013-05-17 Thread Caroline Manring
I've also heard White-crowned Sparrows do roughly these intervals. On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 9:34 AM, Asher Hockett veery...@gmail.com wrote: Yesterday I heard a song, a thrice repeated ascending arpeggio, roughly a musical perfect 4th between each: g c f, g c f, g c f (just to give an idea).

[cayugabirds-l] Avian irony

2014-05-10 Thread Caroline Manring
The Brown Thrasher out back now imitates my parrot's alarm call very nicely. You can imagine how surprised I was to hear Jim suddenly being angsty right next to me all the way back in the woods. Caroline West Hill -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Bobwhite (!)

2014-06-05 Thread Caroline Manring
...calling outside my house up past the hospital. At first I thought it was a recording it was so clear and loud, that someone was putting me on. But it moved slowly to the northwest, calling intermittently. Sadly, I did not see it. By the time I retrieved my binocs, it was already moving

[cayugabirds-l] Screech-Owl red morph on side of road

2015-03-09 Thread Caroline Manring
eggs. Caroline Manring West Hill, Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds

[cayugabirds-l] ID input appreciated-- fake Purple Finches...

2015-05-04 Thread Caroline Manring
Hi bird detectives, I had two what-I-thought-were-purple-finches this morning, just by passively listening to their background soundtrack, though then I noticed they were consistently doing a pretty short version of a song for a PUFI, and it was a little bit sharper/tinnier sounding (not as

[cayugabirds-l] The world is finally awake again!

2015-05-10 Thread Caroline Manring
WARBLER singing from the low, heavy-blossomed apple tree branches. Caroline Manring West Hill, Ithaca -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow Warbler

2016-04-26 Thread Caroline Manring
Just outside my window on West Hill. How nice on a grey day! Caroline Manring -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[cayugabirds-l] West Hill migrants cont'd

2016-05-18 Thread Caroline Manring
Very birdy in and above our yard today. Of note: --tragedy struck three to four half-cooked EASTERN BLUEBIRD babies in the night; the nest is empty. Anyone wish to hazard a theory? The box has a good baffle on its post and isn't reachable via nearby structure or tree. Shall we suspect other

[cayugabirds-l] The Problem of the Egg

2016-07-19 Thread Caroline Manring
Here's a blog entry I've just done that covers an issue I brought up awhile ago about disappearing bluebirds: http://www.carolinemanring.com/the-problem-of-the-egg/ Cayugabirds-l makes an appearance! Cheers, Caroline West Hill -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Nighthawks moving tonight

2016-08-22 Thread Caroline Manring
I just had two go over my house on West Hill! On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 8:08 PM, Gary Kohlenberg wrote: > Menachem Goldstein just reported 3 Common Nighthawks over Cornell's Jessup > field and I have one flying over my house now at 8pm. > Cooler weather has at least some birds

[cayugabirds-l] Broad-winged Hawks out and about

2016-09-01 Thread Caroline Manring
I've had two in the past week-- one last week circling over downtown Watkins Glen (seen), and one today at Shindagin Hollow (heard-- yay!). Caroline West Hill -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Thorpe road Gyrfalcon

2017-01-05 Thread Caroline Manring
Here now, 1:30-- no snowies to be seen but several good long looks at a Gyrfalcon on both sides of the road, both on ground and on telephone pole! Caroline Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Cape May Warbler

2017-05-08 Thread Caroline Manring
In my pine trees on west hill! Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Baby nuthatch at greenstar parking lot

2019-05-23 Thread Caroline Manring
There is a recent fledgling white breasted nuthatch in the hanging plant outdoor area at greenstar dodging cars and feet. I have twin infants in my car and have to get home but if anyone is rehab-minded or could search for a safer place to deposit it nearby I’m sure the little guy/gal would