[cayugabirds-l] Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

2011-01-30 Thread Marla Coppolino
Yesterday and this morning there is a juvenile YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER at my suet feeder. I typically get all the regular woodpeckers at my feeders, but this is the first time to have a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker here in January. Marla Coppolino Groton, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Return of the Chipping Sparrows

2011-04-17 Thread Marla Coppolino
Chipping Sparrows are at my feeders as of yesterday too -- Pleasant Valley and Sharpsteen Roads about 5 mi. SW of Groton village. They're holding onto the feeders for dear life in the wind gusts! Marla Groton, NY On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 7:09 PM, Carl Steckler c...@cornell.edu wrote: A welcome

[cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted grosbeak

2011-04-28 Thread Marla Coppolino
Yesterday before dusk and before the storms rolled through, a male ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK visited my feeder (first time I've seen it here). Also over the past week, WHITE-THROATED SPARROWS, WHITE-CROWNED SPARROWS, CHIPPING SPARROWS, PURPLE FINCHES, YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKERS, in addition to the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

2011-01-30 Thread Marla Coppolino
-2412 607-342-4594 (cell) k...@cornell.edu On Jan 30, 2011, at 8:39 AM, Marla Coppolino wrote: Yesterday and this morning there is a juvenile YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER at my suet feeder. I typically get all the regular woodpeckers at my feeders, but this is the first time to have a Yellow

[cayugabirds-l] Rose-breasted grosbeaks

2012-05-01 Thread Marla Coppolino
I had a male and a female rose-breasted grosbeak at my feeders over the weekend -- Pleasant Valley Rd. in Groton. Marla -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Green heron

2012-07-22 Thread Marla Coppolino
There has been a green heron at my pond for at least the past several days. It has plenty of grasses and vegetation to hide in, and it seems to hide itself well from me even in the open, but now that I know it's been around, I'll keep binoculars handy and will be attentive to keep looking.

[cayugabirds-l] Pine siskins

2012-11-03 Thread Marla Coppolino
There's a vigorous flock of about 15 PINE SISKINS at my feeders now (Pleasant Valley Rd. in Groton). Marla Coppolino -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow-bellied sapsucker

2012-12-27 Thread Marla Coppolino
This morning there is an immature male YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER on the lilac tree above my feeders. I believe it was last year I had an immature female that hung around for the winter. Marla Coppolino Pleasant Valley Road, Groton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Red-breasted nuthatch

2013-03-17 Thread Marla Coppolino
There have been more species of birds at my feeders this weekend than any other! Today there is a RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH visiting my feeders for the first time, as well as a FOX SPARROW, lots of COMMON REDPOLLS, AMERICAN TREE SPARROWS, along with all the regulars. Some of the recently returned

[cayugabirds-l] Black-billed cuckoo heard?

2013-03-28 Thread Marla Coppolino
I think I that I was hearing a black-billed cuckoo yesterday evening, in the woods behind my property (Pleasant Valley Rd. in Groton). Is that possible? Would they be back in our area at this time? Marla -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Not black-billed cuckoo

2013-03-28 Thread Marla Coppolino
Thank you to so many who have contacted me off-list. I conclude it wasn't a black-billed cuckoo that I heard, as they haven't returned to our area yet. Many of you had suggestions of what I may have heard, including: Screech-owl Saw-whet owl Chipmunk Frogs Wilson's snipe Wild turkey Out of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] East Hill Killdeer

2014-05-15 Thread Marla Coppolino
? Or at least for more than one year? I assume this is the same pair as nested there last year, because the nest is in the same exact spot. Marla Coppolino http://www.thesnailwrangler.com/ On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Marc Devokaitis mdevokai...@gmail.com wrote: From Ilene Miller who also reported

[cayugabirds-l] Brown creeper

2015-01-31 Thread Marla Coppolino
A BROWN CREEPER has been at my suet feeders for the past several days (Pleasant Valley Rd. in Groton). Marla Marla L. Coppolino Groton, New York USA http://marlacoppolino.com http://www.thesnailwrangler.com/ http://kibibiacres.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Red-winged blackbirds

2015-03-15 Thread Marla Coppolino
Two male RED-WINGED BLACKBIRDS are eating seed on the ground under my feeders this morning. Pleasant Valley Rd. in Groton. Marla L. Coppolino Groton, New York USA http://marlacoppolino.com http://www.thesnailwrangler.com/ http://kibibiacres.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Grackle

2015-03-21 Thread Marla Coppolino
Late this afternoon a gorgeous, shiny COMMON GRACKLE visited the ground under my bird feeders. Location: Pleasant Valley Rd in Groton. Marla L. Coppolino Groton, New York USA http://marlacoppolino.com http://www.thesnailwrangler.com/ http://kibibiacres.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Helmeted Guinea Fowl

2015-10-26 Thread Marla Coppolino
I've kept guinea fowl for years as tick eaters, and they do a great job at this. Guinea fowl have the habit of ranging rather far from home (up to a quarter of a mile or perhaps more), but they always return to their same roost at night in the barn or coop. Hence I doubt the guinea fowl you