Date: 5/5/19 8:23 am
From: Karin Suskin <karinleesus...>
Subject: Re:[cayugabirds-l] cayugabirds-l digest: May 05, 2019
This morning in our yard we added to the list:
Blackburnian
Female indigo bunting
Black and white
Red breasted nuthatch
Cedar waxwings


On Sun, May 5, 2019 at 12:02 AM Upstate NY Birding digest <
<cayugabirds-l...> wrote:

> CAYUGABIRDS-L Digest for Sunday, May 05, 2019.
>
> 1. Blue-winged warbler
> 2. Hummingbird and white-crowned sparrow
> 3. Hawthorn poss Phila V
> 4. Blackburnian Warblers
> 5. Golden-winged Warbler Seneca Co
> 6. Sandhill Crane Ithaca
> 7. Re: Golden-winged Warbler Seneca Co
> 8. Warblers at Brookton Cemetery 8am
> 9. warblers
> 10. Armitage Rd Prothonotary
> 11. Rose breasted grosbeak
> 12. Re: Hawthorn - not Phila V
> 13. Barn Swallows
>
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>
> Subject: Blue-winged warbler
> From: <khmo...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 11:15:20 +0000
> X-Message-Number: 1
>
> Our feeders are so loaded with Pine Siskins, Purple Finch, Rose-breasted
> Grosbeaks, Red-breasted Nuthatch,White Throats, Chippies and others that
> it almost feels like the ADK.
>
> Yesterday morning we had a singing Blue-winged Warbler among the new
> arrivals. The BWWAs have been breeders here for many years. The RBNUs
> for the last few years.
>
> --
> John and Sue Gregoire
> Field Ornithologists
> Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory
> 5373 Fitzgerald Rd
> Burdett, NY 14818
> 42.443508000, -76.758202000
> "Create and Conserve Habitat"
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Subject: Hummingbird and white-crowned sparrow
> From: <anneb.clark...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 07:35:09 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 2
>
> An FOY hummingbird carefully (urgently?) foraging along my gooseberry
> bushes an hour ago so the FOY feeders are now out. Not sure if male or
> female. Distant and watched without binocs.
>
> Unexpected white-crowned sparrow under the feeders.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Subject: Hawthorn poss Phila V
> From: Suan Yong <suan.yong...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 09:48:56 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 3
>
> Brief stop at Hawthorn this morning found the trees hopping with Wilson,
> blue wing, chestnut, Nashville; poss vireo sweep with red-eye, warbling,
> blue-headed, and a sorta-yellow sorta-warblerish bird high in the tree that
> could be a Philadelphia video. May or may not have gotten lousy photos to
> check later.
>
> Suan
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>
> Subject: Blackburnian Warblers
> From: Laura Stenzler <lms9...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 15:10:48 +0000
> X-Message-Number: 4
>
> 3 Blackburnian Warblers singing in the evergreens on Hunt Hill Road,
> Dryden this morning.
>
> Laura
>
>
> Laura Stenzler
> <lms9...>
>
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>
> Subject: Golden-winged Warbler Seneca Co
> From: Jared <jaredwdawson...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 12:43:37 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 5
>
> After a delightful early morning with Josh Snodgrass and a robust group of
> over 20 birders I heard word of a reported GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER at the
> intersection of Combs and McCarriger Rds between Lodi and Ovid. Got over
> there at 10:45 where the two birders present reported last seeing it at
> 10:30. Just after 11 I saw a smallish warbler with a black throat and a
> yellowish wing patch. The light was poor and it was a brief look but good
> enough for an ID. About 15 minutes later I saw presumably the same bird and
> got a good look at a black and white patterned head although the body was
> obscured.
> I also saw a Black-throated Blue, two Blackburnians, 3 Nashvilles, a
> Yellow-rumped, and heard an Ovenbird.
> Jared Dawson
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Subject: Sandhill Crane Ithaca
> From: bob mcguire <bmcguire...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 12:57:30 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 6
>
> I was just about to come in for lunch when I heard the unmistakable
> calling of a SANDHILL CRANE. I spotted the bird, almost overhead, flying
> NW. When it got over the Ithaca reservoir it circled several times then
> disappeared beyond the treeline, still headed NW. First for the yard for me!
>
> Bob McGuire
> Whitted Road (off Snyder Hill Rd)
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>
> Subject: Re: Golden-winged Warbler Seneca Co
> From: Alicia <tess...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 13:22:55 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 7
>
> If you go, note that ALL of this property is private. Please bird only
> from the road and do not trespass! The folks who own the land are very
> private and do not welcome strangers walking on it. Plus there are no
> trails to follow and all the land around here is infested with deer
> ticks, so staying on the roads makes sense!
>
> Alicia
>
> On 5/4/2019 12:43 PM, Jared wrote:
> > After a delightful early morning with Josh Snodgrass and a robust group
> of over 20 birders I heard word of a reported GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER at the
> intersection of Combs and McCarriger Rds between Lodi and Ovid. Got over
> there at 10:45 where the two birders present reported last seeing it at
> 10:30. Just after 11 I saw a smallish warbler with a black throat and a
> yellowish wing patch. The light was poor and it was a brief look but good
> enough for an ID. About 15 minutes later I saw presumably the same bird and
> got a good look at a black and white patterned head although the body was
> obscured.
> > I also saw a Black-throated Blue, two Blackburnians, 3 Nashvilles, a
> Yellow-rumped, and heard an Ovenbird.
> > Jared Dawson
> >
> >
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>
> Subject: Warblers at Brookton Cemetery 8am
> From: Susan Henne <susanchenne...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 15:21:18 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 8
>
> After reading so many exciting bird posts in the last few days, I knew I
> had to go out looking for warblers this am. Right off of Lounsberry Rd
> (Brooktondale) is the Brookton Cemetery which rises above rushing 6 Mile
> Creek and is framed by a mature deciduous forest. High up in the maples I
> saw 3-4 Golden-winged Warblers, 2 Hooded Warblers and several Yellow-rumped
> Warblers. On the way home, along the creek a Scarlet Tanager was feeding.
> And to top off my lucky morning, a Cape May warbler was feeding in the
> Norway Spruces in my yard. Still is at 3:15pm.
> Sue Henne
> Town of Caroline
>
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>
> Subject: warblers
> From: Karin Suskin <karinleesus...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 16:01:51 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 9
>
> In a crazy wave Friday around 6pm in our oak tree in the yard in Ithaca:
> Chestnut sided
> Black throated green
> Ruby crowned kinglet
> White eyed vireo
> Yellow rumped
> Nashville
> Elsewhere in yard:
> Baltimore oriole
> Catbird
> Chipping and white crowned sparrows
> Pileated Woodpecker at the feeder
> Yellow belly sapsucker
> Rose breasted grosbeak male
>
> Karin Susin
>
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>
> Subject: Armitage Rd Prothonotary
> From: <smb4inc...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 20:38:52 +0000 (UTC)
> X-Message-Number: 10
>
> Hi All,
> We saw the Armitage Rd Prothonotary Warbler with a flock of Yellow Warbler
> and Yellow Rump Warblers after lunch today. He sat on the end of a branch
> along Armitage Rd. providing excellent views!
> Suzanne Broderick, Ithaca
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Subject: Rose breasted grosbeak
> From: Yvette de Boer <ydeboer...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 18:33:17 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 11
>
> Saw a male Rose Breasted grosbeak at my feeder today in Fall Creek - first
> time ever! I thanked him for stopping by :~)
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Subject: Re: Hawthorn - not Phila V
> From: Suan Hsi Yong <suan.yong...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 19:59:36 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 12
>
> In case anyone is wondering, photo review of my possible philadelphia vireo
> turned out to be a northern parula.
>
> Suan
>
>
> On Sat, May 4, 2019 at 9:48 AM Suan Yong <suan.yong...> wrote:
>
> > Brief stop at Hawthorn this morning found the trees hopping with Wilson,
> > blue wing, chestnut, Nashville; poss vireo sweep with red-eye, warbling,
> > blue-headed, and a sorta-yellow sorta-warblerish bird high in the tree
> that
> > could be a Philadelphia video. May or may not have gotten lousy photos to
> > check later.
> >
> > Suan
> > _____________________
> > Composed by thumb and autocorrect.
> >
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Subject: Barn Swallows
> From: Bill McAneny <bmcaneny1...>
> Date: Sat, 4 May 2019 21:29:59 -0400
> X-Message-Number: 13
>
> About 4 Barn Swallows arrived today at their traditional summer home in
> our barns. We had begun to worry that we would not see them this year.
>
> In past years we had taken down the previous year's nests, which did not
> seem to make any difference to the birds. This year the old nests are
> still up. Let's see what happens.
>
>
> Bill and Shirley McAneny, TBurg
>
>
>
>
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>
> END OF DIGEST
>
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