[cayugabirds-l] raptor week for me too

2010-01-06 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I have not posted to this list in ages, but I'm an on-line lurker. Good to be back. Yesterday, there was a female (I believe) Coopers Hawk stalking my feeder birds. She is around every winter. Yesterday, she swooped in, missed all targets, but I think she must have bumped into one of the

[cayugabirds-l] Kingfisher downtown

2010-01-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
A belted Kingfisher was looking down into the brown rushing waters of the inlet on the road into Lowe's. A red tail hawk was doing the same near Taughannock falls (which are truly incredible today by the way). Nancy Check in at the blog: www.hairofthedogs.blogspot.com

[cayugabirds-l] Flock of cormorants?

2014-04-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Just saw what I believe were a flock of cormorants, pretty high up, in a flock like geese, maybe 35-40 of them. Heading north. Looks like the silhouette in Sibley, though. My best guess. Nancy Cusumano West side Cayuga lake near Jacksonville Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 455 dogs since

[cayugabirds-l] Oriole nestling observations

2014-06-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
in a week or so. Nancy Cusumano Duboise Road (off rt 89) Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 460 dogs since 2005. Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured Black-crowned Night-Heron

2014-09-21 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Does somebody have this? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 475 dogs since 2005. Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 1:08 PM, Jgerbracht jeffgerbra...@gmail.com wrote: If someone is looking for a good deed and some excitement this afternoon There is an imm BCNH @

[cayugabirds-l] OT - Sue Morse coming to Ithaca

2014-12-05 Thread Nancy Cusumano
field trips: $120 Two field trips plus one evening workshop: $140 Two field trips plus two evening workshops: $155 *Questions?* Call or email Linda Speilman at lminksp...@twcny.rr.com, 607-844-8522. *How To Register: *Please email me (Nancy Cusumano) at nancycusuman...@gmail.com and I

Re: [cayugabirds-l] geese on the move

2014-12-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
A good sized flock of snow and canada geese at the corner of Perry City and Dubois Rd at 4pm. Both pahses of snow geese there and close to the road. A Harrier flew over my car on Perry City rd just west of Rt 96. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 475 dogs since 2005. Learn more at

[cayugabirds-l] OT-cyanobacteria, coots and eagles=not good

2015-02-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/02/18/the-eagle-killer-the-name-of-a-new-scary-red-bacteria-is-well-earned/ Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 495 dogs since 2005. Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods migrants

2015-05-07 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I've been watching the gull feeding frenzy the last several evenings. They are definitely catching something. I drive that way every day and cannot recall this happening before and especially not so many days in a row. Anyone care to speculate on what they are feeding so frenzily on? All those

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: 12 May 2015 - Fantastic!

2015-05-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
WE are going to try tomorrow morning before work. Will the cooler temp (45) slow them down early? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 6:47 PM, Dave Nutter nutter.d...@me.com wrote: I stayed longer than other

Re: [cayugabirds-l] injured bird..great blue heron..needs help

2015-06-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Was anyone able to get to this bird? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 4:01 PM, Laurie Roe roel...@gmail.com wrote: at building 7 at Gas Light Village apts on Uptown Road, Lansing ( I think) an injured large

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Caspian Terns night flight

2015-08-08 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Multiple flyover Caspian Terns this morning over Women Swimmin' or the same bird more than once. Beautiful morning on the water. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sat, Aug 8, 2015 at 1:27 PM, Geo Kloppel geoklop...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured raptor in Ithaca

2015-07-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
So a young redtail did hit a window and was stunned but has since recovered on its own. I heard one begging when I pulled up but could not locate. Must be there is a west hill nest too? Heading home. On Jul 19, 2015 12:41 PM, Kelly Lee Smith kl...@cornell.edu wrote: Call received at the lab

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured raptor in Ithaca

2015-07-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I am on west hill bu have never done it, and don't know where to bring him. Any advice? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 12:40 PM, Kelly Lee Smith kl...@cornell.edu wrote: Call received at the lab regarding

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured raptor in Ithaca

2015-07-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Christine C. Bogdanowicz Assistant Director for Academic Programs Shoals Marine Laboratory / Cornell University / Ithaca, NY 14853 (607) 255-3851: office / (607) 379-3341: cell Visit Shoals Marine Lab online http://www.sml.cornell.edu/index.html On Jul 19, 2015, at 12:56 PM, Nancy Cusumano

[cayugabirds-l] Kingbird baby

2015-07-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I picked up a deceased fledgling eastern kingbird from the road this morning, poor thing. Can someone tell me how to ask if this is something that the collections would like to have? He is in the freezer now. Thanks, Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at

Re: [cayugabirds-l] New Roots Cayuga wetland project

2015-11-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There already is an active and quite healthy cat tail marsh in Hog's Hole, where water flowing from the creek flows into the lake, thereby being filtered by the cattails (if their logic follows). Might this be a place they could conduct their study without adding cattails to the lake edge? Just a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No hunting reminder in paper today

2015-11-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It's Karen's map I believe, she is a local GIS specialist Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 500! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 12:11 PM, Sandy wrote: > There is a nice reminder in the IThaca Times today, page 14. Thanks to

[cayugabirds-l] White Throated sparrow

2016-02-14 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Currently there is a white throat under our feeders! Jacksonville area. Silly thing is eating black oil seed with the finches and juncos. Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Interesting downy woodpecker behavior

2016-07-09 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It seem our little downy has learned how to sip from the humming bird feeder. I find this to be such an interesting learned behavior. Has anyone else seen anything like this? Bad video attached - I didn't want to move the curtain and spook him. And you can hardly tell it is a downy, but it is.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Stilt updates ?

2016-06-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Any more stilt updates? Worth heading there now? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 8:06 AM, Tom Schulenberg wrote: > > Any reports, positive or negative, today on the Montezuma B-n Stilt >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Meeting and SPEAKER DINNER -- October 10

2016-10-07 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Will the talk be webcast? Thank you Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Fri, Oct 7, 2016 at 1:39 PM, cl...@juno.com wrote: > Well, the word is already out via Laura and Jody about the Cayuga Bird > Club's

[cayugabirds-l] Injured mallard

2016-09-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Just throwing this out there... There's an injured female mallard swimming in the inlet behind The Dock. Either it's tongue or lower jaw is hanging. She would be hard to catch as is mobile. Anyone interested? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at

[cayugabirds-l] Free screening of A Plastic Ocean

2017-03-28 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Please put this important event on your calendars (only 2 days after Earth Day) and invite friends as well. Thanks so much, Nancy Cusumano -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastB

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Warblers at MAC

2017-04-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Has anyone seen the Stilt today (Sunday) Thanks! Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 10:22 AM, Alyssa Johnson wrote: > Yesterday while volunteering with MARSH, I heard YELLOW WARBLER

Re: [cayugabirds-l] White winged tern?

2017-08-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
onias% > 20leucopterus=Pennsylvania,%20United%20States%20(US) > > On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 7:27 PM Nancy Cusumano <nancycusuman...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> Can anyone in this list confirm this sighting? Is it still around? >> http://www.mytwintiers.com/news/local-news/extrem

[cayugabirds-l] White winged tern?

2017-08-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Can anyone in this list confirm this sighting? Is it still around? http://www.mytwintiers.com/news/local-news/extremely-rare-bird-discovered-in-pennsylvania/787221646 Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org Sent from my iPad --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Question

2017-07-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It took several months for my husband to get his and he applied on line. There is a "last minute rush" on them with the price increase looming. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 11:46 AM, Claire Damaske

[cayugabirds-l] Two questions

2017-07-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There have been so many public osprey nests failing this year - seems like many of the nest cam nests have had one tragedy or another. Does anyone know how the many local osprey nests are doing? Candace can you give an update? Thanks. Second question - we are kayakers and always see a small

[cayugabirds-l] Invasive plant at swan pen - lesser celandine

2017-04-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Dear friends, I helped pick up trash on Saturday morning around the swan pen, and noticed quite a bit of this invasive around the lake side of the path. There's not so much there not that it could not be dug up and stopped or at least slowed down as of yet. I'm not sure if that is something

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Invasive plant at swan pen - lesser celandine

2017-04-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
in > > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Apr 25, 2017, at 2:11 PM, Nancy Cusumano <nancycusuman...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Dear friends, > > I helped pick up trash on Saturday morning around the swan pen, and > noticed quite a bit of this invasiv

Re: No birds - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tree swallow

2017-06-17 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We are kayaker, and there are plenty of birds along the rivers. Yellow warblers, Baltimore orioles and especially cedar waxwings. Around our house, same as others are reporting. Nancy Cusumano Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org Sent

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Lack of birds

2017-06-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
The other thing that's missing is bats. Haven't seen a one. I also saw some fire flies at a friend's in Enfield, but none here in Jacksonville. Thirdly, there are a lot of cottonwood that are looking awful. Many dead or dying branches. Maybe drought damage from last yearbut the sum total of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] injured gull

2017-10-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Another lady had already called Swanson and is on the way with it. Badly injured herring gull On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 5:11 PM Anne Marie Whelan <gardensfi...@gmail.com> wrote: > Nancy Cusumano volunteered to check on the injured gull. Thank you Nancy! > > On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker -- Continuing at Palmer Woods

2017-11-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Perfect directions Nard and Gin! We got great looks at him this morning, storing and caching and flying around. Life bird for my husband, and I’d only seen one one other time. Beautiful guy. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org Sent

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Goose down on the commons

2017-12-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
you said you are being trained for transport. > Does this goose fit into your parameters? > > Linda Orkin > -- Forwarded message -- > From: Nancy Cusumano <nancycusuman...@gmail.com> > Date: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 11:45 AM > Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Goose

[cayugabirds-l] Goose down on the commons

2017-12-13 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Apparently there is a goose sitting on the commons, sitting on the walkway and been there several hours. Can anyone co check on him and maybe bring to Swanson if necessary? Doesn't seem a likely spot for one... Photo attached. Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005!

[cayugabirds-l] Downtown Kestrel or Merlin?

2017-12-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Driving on Meadow St this morning, near Meadow Fulton office complex, I saw a small falcon land on a power pole where Fulton and Meadow come back together. I was unable to pull over for a closer look, but it was either a Kestrel or Merlin, judging by size. That seemed like an unlikely Kestrel

[cayugabirds-l] Hogs Hole raft?

2017-12-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Has anyone had a chance to check out the big raft of duck in the Hogs Hole area? I have not and curious as to the make up of the raft. thanks. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Where are the birds?

2018-06-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
It really is an odd summer! We also are missing "our" peewee, who has been here reliably for the 14 years I have lived in this house. Missing him! There are at least 2 pair of great crested flycatchers and on Friday an Indigo bunting showed up and is still around singing his head off from the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] A question on Eastern Bluebirds trails

2018-06-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I am on Dubois Rd, between Rt 96 and 89, near Jacksonville and we have plenty of swallows and blue birds both. We have lots of farm land, but they do less spraying (thankfully). I do agree that some species are really taking a hit this year, though. We had two sets of nesting Carolina wrens,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bobolink presentation tonight

2018-05-29 Thread Nancy Cusumano
What time will the talk be? Thanks! Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 578! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 1:11 PM, Bill Evans wrote: > Tom Gavin, biologist and author, will be giving a talk titled “Ecology, > Behavior, and Conservation of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2018-05-01 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I have to say, I LOVE seeing ospreys every morning on my drive to work. I see them along the inlet and the hogs hole/Cass park area and it brightens my morning so much! Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 578! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 8:31 AM,

[cayugabirds-l] Flock of cormorants

2017-10-26 Thread Nancy Cusumano
This morning about 9:45 as I was driving Rt 89 along Cass Park, there were probably 100+ double crested cormorants in two big flocks. I don't think I'd every seen flocks of cormorants before. It seemed like they were getting ready to head in a southerly direction. The flock was very messy, not at

Re: [cayugabirds-l] 65 Sandhill Cranes

2017-10-28 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Anyone know if the cranes are still there? May head up today. Thanks. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 7:49 PM, Jennifer wrote: > Maybe just a "band" of cranes (or anything else). Usually

[cayugabirds-l] male cowbird

2017-12-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
There's a stray male brown-headed cowbird under our feeds currently. He's pretty wet and bedraggled. And lost? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Quick & dirty summary of Ithaca bird count 1 Jan 2018

2018-01-02 Thread Nancy Cusumano
HI Dave, Scott Sutcliffe, myself and our group saw an immature common loon from the yacht club, pretty close in and quite verifiable by the whole group. thanks for checking Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 555! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Tue, Jan 2, 2018

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey spotted - Ernsberger Road

2018-04-21 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I saw one today on Rt 96 near Interlaken sitting on a pole eating a fish. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 578! dogs since 2005! Learn more at cayugadogrescue.org On Sat, Apr 21, 2018 at 5:01 PM, Sally Eller wrote: > Yesterday we saw one Osprey on the nest at the

[cayugabirds-l] osprey on hogs hole platfrom

2018-04-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
This morning as I drove by, there was an osprey sitting on the platform that is just north of hogs hole, but south of the Hangar, right along rt 89. There is often red tail who hunts from that platform but this is the first time I've seen an osprey on it. It also looked like there was a new stick

[cayugabirds-l] West side Harriers

2018-03-25 Thread Nancy Cusumano
For a week or so, Steve and I have been seeing a Norther Harrier almost every afternoon when we walk the dogs, no matter which direction we walk, and I saw one one afternoon looking for snow geese towards Rt 96. We are on Dubois Rd and walk the Dubois/Albrechston/Krums Corners area. We had

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2018-03-19 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Hi Candace, There’s an osprey nest, at least there was last summer, across the lake from the one you are talking about but it’s on private property. It is just south of Taughannock st Park, and just south of a home my neighbors have. It is by no means the tallest tree, though, as the lake

[cayugabirds-l] West End Merlin

2018-03-03 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I'm pretty sure I saw the west end Merlin again this afternoon. I was sitting at the light at Taughannock Blvd and Buffalo St, adjacent to Mickey Roof Jeweler. The Merlin flew out of one of the trees in the vacant lot on the inlet side, flew right across in front of my car at windsheild height,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No hummers or house sparrows

2018-09-03 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We still have plenty of hummers on the feeders and at the red bergamot (bee balm). There are also LOTS on the shores of Seneca lake, just north of Lodi. Draft Gratitude is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of draft horses that were bound for slaughter, victims of neglect

Re: [cayugabirds-l] W t sparrow

2018-11-16 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I believe I have a winter fox sparrow under my feeders right now. Never had one here in winter before, only spring. Likelihood of this? Nancy Draft Gratitude is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of draft horses that were bound for slaughter, victims of neglect or

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fox (W t) sparrow

2018-11-16 Thread Nancy Cusumano
www.facebook.com/Marie-Read-Wildlife-Photography-104356136271727/ > > From: bounce-123112597-5851...@list.cornell.edu [ > bounce-123112597-5851...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Nancy Cusumano [ > nancycusuman...@gmail.com] > Sent: Friday, November

[cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird this morning

2018-09-15 Thread Nancy Cusumano
I thought all my hummers were gone, but I saw one this morning, a plump little female, sitting on the garden fence and sipping from the red bee balm. My feeders are still up too! Nancy Cusumano Draft Gratitude is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of draft horses

[cayugabirds-l] Winter and Spring

2019-03-02 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Yesterday at the lot behind Morrison Hall, some of the 40 or so robins that have been hanging out there were singing their Cheerup Cheerio song. It was good to hear. Just now walking the dogs, there are still about 20~ snow buntings in the field across from our house. They are almost impossible

[cayugabirds-l] redpoll

2019-02-20 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We have one lone Redpoll on our feeders today, west side of Cayuga near Glenwood Pines. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Thermal Woodcocks

2019-04-10 Thread Nancy Cusumano
When is the woodcock and owl walk and is there registration needed? On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 5:58 PM Suan Hsi Yong wrote: > Continuing with woodcock week: while scouting for this weekend's field > trip, I got the following thermal infrared footage of woodcock courtship > and, I believe, mating,

[cayugabirds-l] Bird survey from Boise State

2019-05-24 Thread Nancy Cusumano
On birding and bird conservation. Takes a few minutes but worth it. https://boisestate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8B4hsye6hIsgSkl?fbclid=IwAR0ZijtTTttv2Xx0yT7UhnQEGc3SXbFcvDEsUPNb_ETUBchz8p7QUiIQfJQ Nancy Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 575! dogs since 2005! Learn more at

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Baby nuthatch at greenstar parking lot

2019-05-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
The parents are probably around. If a safe place can be found for it until they return that is a much better option than a rehabber. I can't get down there until 4:30 so if someone can move the little tyke to safety that would be great. On Thu, May 23, 2019 at 2:38 PM Caroline Manring wrote: >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Female Towhee

2019-04-30 Thread Nancy Cusumano
We had 2 under ours this morning. Took us a while to ID her. First thought it was a fox sparrow, but that beautiful white breast! On Tue, Apr 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM W Larry Hymes wrote: > Had a female RUFOUS-SIDED TOWHEE this morning. > > Larry > === > W. Larry Hymes >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Avian Pox Virus

2019-07-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Carol, If there is any way you could catch this bird, maybe with a net, it could go to the Swanson Wildlife Center at the vet school. They could maybe treat him, but it is an advanced case and may euthanize but at least it would be out of pain. Poor thing. Nancy On Wed, Jul 17, 2019 at 7:58 PM

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Avian Pox Virus

2019-07-18 Thread Nancy Cusumano
njured birds to the professionals. I am copying Victoria Campbell > on this message. She is a local, licensed wildlife rehabilitator who can > assist you. > > > > Anne Marie Johnson > > > > *From:* bounce-123756235-9846...@list.cornell.edu < > bounce-123756235-9846...