Re: [cayugabirds-l] MNWR discsussion

2014-08-06 Thread whitings
Hi, I find it interesting in this discussion that there is no mention of all the other places that one can walk in the complex as well as the MAC. The wildlife drive to my knowledge is the only place where they ask you to stay in the car. Yes, Knox Marcellus might be more accessible, but they

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Long-eared Short-eared Owls

2014-12-23 Thread whitings
Hi, It is in Baldwinsville. The trail is not too far, but want you to know it can be ice covered so you might want those ice trackers for your boots. Hate to have someone fall. I haven't been this year, but I know from other times. Good luck! Diana Whiting Sent from my iPhone On Dec 23,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Etna: House Wren

2016-04-23 Thread Whitings
Hi, House Wrens returned last Sunday in Skaneateles along with some White-throated Sparrows and a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker which is a new yardbird. Diana Whiting Sent from my iPad > On Apr 23, 2016, at 11:53 AM, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes > wrote: > > Did anyone else

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: NNYBirds: Ross's Gull Phone Message 2/23/17

2017-02-23 Thread Whitings Begin forwarded message: > From: "'Joan Collins' [Northern_NY_Birds]" > > Date: February 23, 2017 at 7:47:49 PM EST > To: , > Subject:

[cayugabirds-l] Simon Pond

2017-02-23 Thread Whitings
Simon Pond Tupper Lake, NY 12986 He viewed it from the bridge. Diana -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl

2017-01-06 Thread Whitings
Hi All, The bird that was attacked by the Gyrfalcon was one of the birds that has been banded. It has a really dark head, but upon viewing it on the computer, I could easily see a color difference in the dark head from the body. A check with a friend who is familiar with the banding process

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird!!!

2017-07-27 Thread Whitings
I have maintained a feeder all summer too with no results until yesterday when my husband saw one there briefly. We never seem to have any despite many plantings for them until August or when the Bee Balm and Rose of Sharon are flowering so I guess it is on time for our yard. Diana

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow

2018-04-06 Thread Whitings
Hi All, If it can’t be a real fox, it was sure a nice surprise to see a beautiful Fox Sparrow under the feeder today. New yardbird for us In Skaneateles village. Diana Whiting -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Wood Thrush

2019-05-06 Thread Whitings
Hi All, We had a Wood Thrush singing its heart out tonight here in the village of Skaneateles. That is a new yard bird. Must be all the trees we have planted make things a bit more attractive even if It is only a pit stop. On the other hand the Red-breasted Nuthatch pair continues in our yard.

[cayugabirds-l] Sandhill Cranes

2019-11-09 Thread Whitings
Hi All, There were 57 Sandhill Cranes today at Knox Marcellus. They took off westerly at around 1:30. Earlier I saw some in a distant field just off of East Rd. heading towards Rt. 31. Diana Whiting -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] U.S. Plan on Killing Birds in New York -

2019-12-03 Thread Whitings
Does anyone know about this? It seems insane. Diana -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Meadow lark

2020-01-20 Thread Whitings
Hi All, Today I found a Meadow Lark on Center St. just east of Route 129. I noticed it’s silhouette in a shrubs and was able to make out some color besides the shape against the sun. Then it flew across the road landing low in the grass where I was able to get a couple very distant poor but

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2020-03-28 Thread Whitings
Hi All, Yesterday there was a single Osprey on a nest on route 20 just west of the refuge entrance on the south side of the road. Lots of Turkey Vultures around the refuge complex too. Diana Whiting -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Phoebe

2020-03-29 Thread Whitings
I heard the FOY Eastern Phoebe today in the yard. Staying home does have some perks. Diana Whiting -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-17 Thread Whitings
Hi All, 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

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-17 Thread Whitings
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Re: [cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler

2020-05-18 Thread Whitings
, and Technique of Photographing >> Birds and Their Behavior >> >> >> ____ >> From: Geo Kloppel [] >> Sent: Monday, May 18, 2020 9:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbirds?

2020-09-12 Thread Whitings
Hi, ours appear to have left yesterday. Diana > On Sep 12, 2020, at 7:57 PM, Marie P. Read wrote: > >  > Had a female/imm Ruby-throated Hummingbird at the feeder around 6:45pm. Saw > two yesterday feeding from the few remaining bee-balm flowers. > Marie > >

[cayugabirds-l] American Widgeon with yellow cheeks

2020-11-19 Thread Whitings
Hi All, Today I saw an American Widgeon with different colored cheeks than what I think would be normal. They were a golden yellow color. When I tried to look it up, I found it to be called a variant color. Anyway it was in the main pool and enjoying a lot of stolen meals from the coots.

[cayugabirds-l] Platform feeders

2020-11-03 Thread Whitings
Hi All, My husband is going to build me a couple platform feeders. I am a little concerned about birds getting their feet caught in the screen. Does anyone have any suggestions or experience to prevent that, but also allow for drainage and cleaning ? Diana --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] question about white-throated sparrows

2021-02-03 Thread Whitings
Hi, I have had three or four all winter and I live in the village of Skaneateles. They are very reliable. Diana Whiting > On Feb 3, 2021, at 3:42 PM, Carol Cedarholm wrote: > >  > I'm wondering where you all live? In the country? I have had one only rarely >