I did a breeding bird survey at Montezuma today. We had 27 Yellow Warblers on
Esker Brook. Just one example but other birds in good numbers including Gray
Catbirds, Willow Flycatcher. Goldfinch ,Cedar Waxwings. I have had Black-billed
Cuckoo on all three surveys I have done this spring. Janet
Throwing my two cents into this vicissitudinous thread...I just wrapped up
a correspondence with a woman in Maryland who was distraught several weeks
ago because her usual 50-hummingbird station was only getting two birds.
Yesterday she wrote to say she now had 40+, but the arrival of the bulk of
We have 3 nest boxes in my yard with tree swallows.
On Jun 18, 2017 9:48 AM, "Glenn Wilson" wrote:
In Union Center (Endicott), do not have any Tree Swallows that I know of.
BUT the Spring Street feeders are very active with Rose-Breasted Grosbeaks,
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
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
I have noticed that breeding species seem to be in fairly typical numbers
in Broome Co. neotropical species included.
Neotropical migration was poor and mostly likely related to a cool and
chilly May 1-16 with a 2 day warm period with very
strong southwest winds on May 18th and 19th. Many of our