Date: 6/9/20 7:36 pm From: John Hanson <jlawrencehanson...> Subject: Re: [ia-bird] Xavier Ave, Y Ave....Dallas County
"strinkled" is now the official past-tense adverb for a gathering of Yellow-billed cuckoos. Awesome word!
I hope to see a strinkling soon. -john
On Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 7:08 PM Merle and Marsha Hall <mghall...> wrote:
> After the rain stopped mid-afternoon, Marsha and I took a trip down Xavier > Ave and Y Ave. We saw seven or eight Yellow-billed Cuckoos strinkled all > the way down south of the bridge to 210th St. Also, a pair of Cedar > Waxwings which we hadn't seen there yet this year, several Baltimore > Orioles, a couple of Rose-breasted Grosbeak, the usual number of Northern > Cardinals, Redwing Blackbirds and Tree Swallows, and heard a Barred Owl. > Oh, and a family of about 10 Wood Ducks. > > No sighting of the Sandhill Cranes this time, maybe because they've > harvested the crop from the field east of the road, but the Bobolinks and > Dickcissel's are still in the tall grass on the west side of Y Ave near the > feedlot, though you about need a telescope to see the Bobolinks as they > were pretty far out. > > Merle and Marsha Hall > > Granger > > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "IA-BIRD" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to ia-bird+<unsubscribe...> > To view this discussion on the web visit > https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/ia-bird/<8d4e0696-6f4e-f0b9-b47a-e5a585ae99ba...> > <https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/ia-bird/<8d4e0696-6f4e-f0b9-b47a-e5a585ae99ba...>?utm_medium=email&utm_source=footer> > . >