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BS: Birdwatching 2009

Raptor 30 Dec 08 - 08:37 AM
maeve 30 Dec 08 - 08:43 AM
Escapee 30 Dec 08 - 03:41 PM
Liz the Squeak 31 Dec 08 - 05:00 AM
freda underhill 31 Dec 08 - 05:45 AM
Raptor 01 Jan 09 - 09:20 PM
Beer 01 Jan 09 - 09:44 PM
EBarnacle 01 Jan 09 - 10:55 PM
Escapee 02 Jan 09 - 02:37 AM
Cats 02 Jan 09 - 02:52 AM
maeve 02 Jan 09 - 06:29 AM
Raptor 02 Jan 09 - 09:09 AM
Arkie 02 Jan 09 - 10:44 AM
Stilly River Sage 02 Jan 09 - 11:27 AM
Liz the Squeak 02 Jan 09 - 12:13 PM
Jeri 02 Jan 09 - 01:34 PM
Beer 02 Jan 09 - 01:53 PM
EBarnacle 02 Jan 09 - 10:57 PM
Beer 02 Jan 09 - 11:34 PM
mrdux 03 Jan 09 - 01:36 AM
freda underhill 03 Jan 09 - 07:45 AM
EBarnacle 03 Jan 09 - 07:46 PM
Janie 03 Jan 09 - 10:12 PM
Janie 03 Jan 09 - 10:16 PM
Joybell 03 Jan 09 - 11:25 PM
Cats 04 Jan 09 - 07:08 PM
EBarnacle 04 Jan 09 - 07:37 PM
Janie 04 Jan 09 - 11:48 PM
Liz the Squeak 05 Jan 09 - 04:40 AM
ragdall 05 Jan 09 - 04:56 AM
Black belt caterpillar wrestler 05 Jan 09 - 07:44 AM
Escapee 05 Jan 09 - 11:24 PM
Stilly River Sage 06 Jan 09 - 12:28 AM
Roger the Skiffler 06 Jan 09 - 06:42 AM
Black belt caterpillar wrestler 06 Jan 09 - 07:39 AM
EBarnacle 06 Jan 09 - 11:59 AM
MartinRyan 06 Jan 09 - 12:46 PM
GUEST,LTS pretending to work 07 Jan 09 - 09:48 AM
Raptor 13 Jan 09 - 03:13 PM
Liz the Squeak 14 Jan 09 - 03:51 AM
Liz the Squeak 14 Jan 09 - 07:13 AM
Escapee 14 Jan 09 - 09:11 PM
maeve 15 Jan 09 - 05:43 AM
Raptor 15 Jan 09 - 06:51 AM
Janie 15 Jan 09 - 07:23 AM
GUEST,LTS pretending to work 15 Jan 09 - 08:42 AM
maeve 15 Jan 09 - 09:08 AM
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Subject: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Raptor
Date: 30 Dec 08 - 08:37 AM

Start Jan 1 , Count Speices that you see at your house or yard. See how many you get in 2009. Only from your house or a 100 foot radius from your property. In 2003 I got 49, in 2004 I got 60, and last year I got 63. We can check in once a month to see how we're doing.
Who's in?

A lot of us had fun with this and it helps with your birding skills.
If you hear a bird and you know what it is that counts too.

Raptor


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: maeve
Date: 30 Dec 08 - 08:43 AM

I'll flutter along. Thanks, Raptor.

maeve


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Escapee
Date: 30 Dec 08 - 03:41 PM

I'll play from northwest Ohio.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 31 Dec 08 - 05:00 AM

Not really fair on us urbanites who - if we're really lucky can see an escaped canary (I assume it was an escapee - it certainly isn't native to east London) or the roaming flocks of parakeets that inhabit our larger parks, but for the most part, we get the same old LBJs every year...

Not that I don't love my tits, all three varieties, and the sparrows that have moved back are proving to be entertaining as they imitate the tits, but other than a lost wren, there's nothing exciting going on here...

Still, I'll keep my usual count.

Seen from my kitchen door or in the garden in 2008:
Great tits
Blue tits
Coal tits
Wren
Robins
Magpies
Wood pigeons
Racing pigeons (not so pink but still as stupid)
Canary (the all 'egg yolk yellow' variety, male - well it was singing)
Green finch (or green linnet)
Blackbirds (male and female, unfortunately the nest was robbed out by the magpies)
Black headed gull (in winter and summer plummage)
Assorted BBJ's (Big Black Jobs) that were probably crow, rook and cat.

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: freda underhill
Date: 31 Dec 08 - 05:45 AM

On Sunday I went for a walk through the Sydney Botanic Gardens with my daughter, granddaughter and grandson. We saw dozens of flying foxes and a sulphur crested cockatoo.

freda


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Raptor
Date: 01 Jan 09 - 09:20 PM

Liz I don't think it's fair that i don't have tits at all.

In Canada we call them Chickadees.

This is more about enjoying our birds with a good excuse than a competition. You can enjoy the birds in a suburb.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Beer
Date: 01 Jan 09 - 09:44 PM

I'll play along as I am an avid watcher. However, I will report only when I have the opportunity to do so. It would also be nice so see where folks are reporting from. I for one don't know where many Catters are from and I think in a bird count it is important. I reside in Quebec and spotted 3 male Cow birds and one female today. To G.Damn cold for anything but staying inside.
Beer (adrien)


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: EBarnacle
Date: 01 Jan 09 - 10:55 PM

Here in Basking Ridge, I've seen the usual sparrows and such around here. However, a family of tufted titmice and some chickadees have been hanging out earlier in the day.

On my way down from a friend's cabin in the pocono mts, the other day, I saw a flock of wild turkeys and a pileated woodpecker. There are an awful lot of birds out there if you just keep your eyes open.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Escapee
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 02:37 AM

Maye Liz could shift her reporting station in a nearby park?


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Cats
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 02:52 AM

I was so pleased yesteday to see the family of long tailed tits back on my bird table. They are balls of fluff on a stick!


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: maeve
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 06:29 AM

We're in Maine.

Yesterday brought in icy winds; most birds were trying to stay warm. We did see crows, blue jays, black-capped chickadees, American goldfinches, and both hairy and downy woodpeckers. I won't mention the sharpshinned hawk that visited a few days ago since that was last year. Our bantams took one look outside and refused to leave their house, cursing horribly until I finished giving them warm water and fresh food, closing the door behind me.

maeve


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Raptor
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 09:09 AM

I'm in Ontario 1 hour north of Toronto.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Arkie
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 10:44 AM

From Mountain View, Arkansas, about 100 miles north of Little Rock and around 100 miles south of the Missouri border, small town of just less than 3000 on the southern fringe of the Ozark mountains. So far this year:

American Goldfinch
Tufted Titmouse
Chickadee
Blue Jay
Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Yellow Breasted Sapsucker


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 11:27 AM

Good timing, Raptor! I finally got around to putting up the cast iron hook and hung a full bird feeder on it earlier this week, and yesterday the "discovery" happened--lots of birds hanging around. My usual suspects, I'm afraid. Doves (mourning and white winged), cardinal, and lots of little finches and sparrow types. I'll have to get out a bird book and see what they are. (LGB and LBB are probably not what you want to hear, right?)

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 12:13 PM

My tits are sulking and are in a foul temper with me... I trimmed all the foliage away from the back fence with a view to replacing it in a couple of weeks. Thus, in one fell swoop, I took out their favourite perches and knocked their feeder over the fence. At least now they can see the cat coming and the new fence will have a bit of trelliswork where they can perch in little squares.

Bastard birds don't know they're born!

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Jeri
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 01:34 PM

So far, only:
1. Junco
2. Tufted titmouse
3. Chickadee
4. Cardinal
5. Hairy woodpecker
6. Mourning dove
7. Goldfinch

The first month isn't up yet though, and we're supposed to report monthly. I think I can 'collect' blue jays, crows, perhaps nuthatches and sparrows, but there are loads of juncos.

Haven't seen one of those no-winged bushy-tailed birds yet, but it's probably only a matter of time.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Beer
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 01:53 PM

What a difference a day makes. 5 degrees warmer and my feeders and surrounding area is just busy as hell.
Junco (lots)
Chickadee and American Finches (plenty)
Mourning Doves (4)
Cardinals (spotted 1 male and 2 Female)
Cow Birds and lots of Sparrows.

There are two p[air on White Breasted Nuthatches that hang around but not seen today.Adrien


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: EBarnacle
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 10:57 PM

A couple of Blue Jays, 2 red tailed Hawks and a black headed vulture passed by on their way to appointments.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Beer
Date: 02 Jan 09 - 11:34 PM

And where abouts are you located Barnacle?
Adrien


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: mrdux
Date: 03 Jan 09 - 01:36 AM

so far over the last couple days most of the usual winter suspects have made an appearance:

red breasted nuthatch
lots of juncos
song sparrows
english sparrows
chickadees -- chestnut backed and black capped
house finches
bush tits
the usual crows, scrub jays and starlings
robins
a flock of cedar waxwings
flicker
and one cooper's hawk in the apple tree right above one of the feeders in our urban backyard in portland, oregon.

michael


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: freda underhill
Date: 03 Jan 09 - 07:45 AM

I heard some galahs today, but didn't see them.

freda in Dungog


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: EBarnacle
Date: 03 Jan 09 - 07:46 PM

Basking Ridge, NJ.
Spotted a turkey vulture perched in a tree beside the Raritan River today.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Janie
Date: 03 Jan 09 - 10:12 PM

This doesn't count at all, but it was the thrill of lifetime for me, so I'm posting it. Just got back from a road trip that included a stop and walk along the Susquehanna River immediately below the Conowingo Dam, near Port Deposit. (just about 3 miles from Camp Ramblewood, where the Getaway used to be held.) I saw 4 Bald Eagles in the tops of trees along a 1/4 mile stretch of river trail. The first I have ever seen in the wild.

Thrilling.

I'm in for the bird count. Have just got feeders up at my new place and will be interested to see if I get different species. Got home late this afternoon for the first time in 2009. Saw a couple of bluebirds, a white-breasted nuthatch, a couple of white-throated sparrows, tufted titmouses, juncos, Carolina or Black-capped chickadees, cardinals, a female red-headed woodpecker, and a Carolina wren.

Raptor, I'm so glad you start us on these projects!

Janie


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Janie
Date: 03 Jan 09 - 10:16 PM

Oh, I'm in the northeast Piedmont region of North Carolina, in a little town called Mebane.

Janie


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Joybell
Date: 03 Jan 09 - 11:25 PM

I like playing here.
I'm in south-west Victoria, Australia. It's Summer and a few birds are into a second breeding.
Three baby New Holland Honey-eaters are trying to get nectar out of the long-handled brush that hangs in the tree beside the water dishes. It's the brush I use to clean them.
As well as New Holland Honey Eaters we have:

Australian Magpies
Australian Ravens
Boobook Owl
Wedge-tail Eagles -- part of their hunting range.
Mudlarks
Willie Wagtails -- with 3 babies at the moment
Yellow-rumped Thornbills
Brown Thornbills
Welcome Swallows
Nankeen Kestrels
Brown Falcons
Black and White Chats - visitors
Silvereyes -- visitors
White-faced Herons
Sacred Ibis
Black Swans -- with 7 young ones
Mountain Ducks
Crimson Rosellas -- visitors
Grass Parrots -- visitors
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos -- visitors
Corellas -- visitors
Shining Bronze Cuckoo

Joy


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Cats
Date: 04 Jan 09 - 07:08 PM

There was an interesting article tonight on the local news. A bird watcher from here [Cornwall, UK] had gone all the way to the Arctic in an endeavour to see a rare Snow Bunting but after 2 weeks there was no sign. When she got back there were all these people camped out in her road with cameras and huge telephoto lenses. There was a Snow Bunting in her garden that had flown down from the Arctic.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: EBarnacle
Date: 04 Jan 09 - 07:37 PM

Obviously, her karma and desire brought it to her. I have often found that when I relax, interesting birds fly right in front of me or, in the case of a very tired woodcock several years ago, land in front of me to be saved from a cat.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Janie
Date: 04 Jan 09 - 11:48 PM

Location. Location. Location.

I solved a mystery today regarding why a particular feeder was not much being used in spite of what I thought was my care in placing it relatively near to cover. I didn't think about the fact that I was also placing it near the front porch steps, which can not been seen from inside the house.

This morning I strolled out from the side of the house to see a cat crouched on the steps, eyes trained on the feeder. Had a bird failed to notice the feline, it would have been a very easy jump for the cat to the bottom perch of the feeder.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 05 Jan 09 - 04:40 AM

Oddly enough, my most popular feeder is only 15' away from the back of the house but the birds love it because it's suspended from an arch (well, more a sort of wood henge) and there is no way the cats can get to it except from above. The birds have plenty of high perches that the cats can't reach and they dangle quite happily off the feeder - although watching a robin trying to do it was hysterical and I wish I'd been able to capture the moment on film... at 4 times the weight of a blue tit, the robin just tipped the feeder over!

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: ragdall
Date: 05 Jan 09 - 04:56 AM

So far this year, in my garden, I've seen:

Black-capped Chickadee
Dark-eyed Junco
Song Sparrow
House Sparrow
Common Redpoll
House Finches
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker (Yellow shafted)
Northern Flicker (Orange shafted)
Crow
Pine Grosbeak
Bohemian Waxwing

There are photos of a few here


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Black belt caterpillar wrestler
Date: 05 Jan 09 - 07:44 AM

Well, I'd like to join in but we are in the process of gradually moving house (doing up the farmhouse before we move in) so do I count what I see at both houses?
More seriously, it will be interesting to see what turns up 1000' up in the pennines. I had seen pictures of fieldfares in bird books and it mentioned that it was possible to see flocks of them in winter but I had never seen more that one at a time. Yesterday there were over 80 of them in the next field!
Since 1st Jan we also have had flocks of starlings and black-headed gulls, a black backed gull(a lesser I think but nothing to compare size to), several crows and magpies, a blackbird, a robin and a wren.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Escapee
Date: 05 Jan 09 - 11:24 PM

The birds know I'm keeping track now. Since the year started I have seen 1 House Sparrow and 1 Mourning Dove in my backyard. Still hear Canada Geese late at though. They sound like a herd of dogs passing overhead. The rest of the birds must still be on vacation.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 06 Jan 09 - 12:28 AM

Joybell, you are such a tease! All of your summery exotic birds on this list!

I had a garden outside my kitchen window so I didn't put up the bird feeder for a while (it was up there last year)--I didn't want the feeder seeds in the veggie bed, and frankly, the eggplants were too big to put the feeder in it's usual position. Now the frost has come and the feeder is up because I've cut back the eggplant to the roots (I don't know if they will come back in the spring--this is an experiment).

I have a lot of doves and sparrows, but today I had a black-capped chickadee. Only one, and kind of a loner, but a conspicuous vistor to my feeder (outside the kitchen window, about 8 feet from the house, sitting right beside the driveway pavement). I scattered some seed on the ground to aid in the "discovery" phase and it was quite a gathering.

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Roger the Skiffler
Date: 06 Jan 09 - 06:42 AM

We do a weekly garden bird count for the BTO* (also record stag beetles via the same site) I don't know what our annual total is but our weekly total is between 16 and 20 species. Our oddest over the years have been an escaped African Grey parrot and a small flock of (presumabley escaped) zebra finches one year. Ring necked parakeets (escapeees from the 1950s**) are now common in the area.

RtS
*British Trust for Ornithology
** allegedly escaped from a Shepperton film set. Possible Sanders of the River or similar.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Black belt caterpillar wrestler
Date: 06 Jan 09 - 07:39 AM

The mention of geese heard overhead reminds me that I was doing my Christmas shopping in Lancaster in the late afternoon of the 22nd (I think, it's all a blur now) of December. There was fog and suddenly heard the sound of geese flying over above the noise of the crowds and cars.
It was an almost magical experience to contrast the commercial christmas scene presented to the eyes with the hidden natural world that was above the fog. It brought you back to reality with a bump.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: EBarnacle
Date: 06 Jan 09 - 11:59 AM

Mention of Canadian Geese reminds me that I have forgotten to mention them here as there is a resident population of about 100 living in the pond just down the hill from our house. Arrogant birds, they are.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: MartinRyan
Date: 06 Jan 09 - 12:46 PM

Blackbelt's story reminds me of emerging from a pub late one night in the Irish midlands and hearing what seemed to be an endless stream of whimbrel overhead, keeping in contact with low whistles as they headed north on migration. Such moments are, indeed magic.

I'll try to keep a "house list" this year for the thread - I promise!

Regards

p.s. In much of Ireland, whimbrel are still often known as "maybirds" as they are mainly spotted in late April, early May.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: GUEST,LTS pretending to work
Date: 07 Jan 09 - 09:48 AM

Made my own fat ball yesterday... it's been setting in the fridge overnight and I'll put it out when I get home. Full of fat, gammon rind (sliced to caterpillar size) and sunflower seeds, it'll give the robin and the blackbirds something to do.

Talking of the blackbird, I was standing within arms reach of the female yesterday afternoon - a magical moment. She just looked at me, flicked her tail and hopped off the fence with no sign of alarm.

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Raptor
Date: 13 Jan 09 - 03:13 PM

Blackbelt count at both but only during the time your address is at the house you are counting from.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 14 Jan 09 - 03:51 AM

They like the gammon worms... but it froze out there last week so they've not been able to get them out! There's another in the fridge - sunflower seeds and beef fat. That should be interesting.

They're all sulking at the moment because I've dug up the back fence and trimmed all their low level shrubbery cover back, to replace the fence. Still, the robin got within 5 feet of me yesterday whilst I was raking over old leaves, he liked the bugs that were appearing.

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 14 Jan 09 - 07:13 AM

Huh... bloody cheeky robin... I put up the first fence panel, toddled down the garden to pick up the shovel and before I was even 4 paces away the robin was perched happy as you like on the new panel!

Now I have to go and buy a new fence post spike as I appear to have broken one, trying to get it out. To be fair, it was rusted to b*ggery and back!

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Escapee
Date: 14 Jan 09 - 09:11 PM

My backyard bird population has rebounded. I think 8 inches of snow have made feeders popular spots. Juncos, cardinals, downy woodpecker, nuthatch. Pretty much back to normal.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: maeve
Date: 15 Jan 09 - 05:43 AM

Last week the wild turkeys reappeared in our yard and across the road in the neighbor's field. Yesterday we had over 50 of them parading through the yard within six feet of the kitchen door.

So far we've seen/heard 19 species:

Wild turkeys
American robins
Ravens
Crows
Black-capped chickadees- more than ever before
Tufted titmouse
Downy woodpeckers
Hairy woodpeckers
Bald eagles
Sharp-shinned hawk
Dark-eyed juncos
Brown creepers
American goldfinches
Mourning doves
Blue jays
Cardinal, male and female
White-throated sparrows
Fox sparrows
Chipping sparrows
Great horned owls
Barred owls
Long earred owls
Saw-whet owl- male

Separate from this thread but of interest: In the fall I held and released a Black-billed cuckoo that hit a window. Such a lovely bird! We also have the yellow-billed cuckoo here. They are two of the very few native birds that eat the 'orrible gypsy moth caterpillars that make my eyes swell closed.

maeve, on a small farm in Midcoast Maine


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Raptor
Date: 15 Jan 09 - 06:51 AM

You've seen 4 owls?
Thats great!


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Janie
Date: 15 Jan 09 - 07:23 AM

Adding the following:

Red-breasted nuthatch
House finch
Goldfinch
Mockingbird
Bluejay
Turkey vulture
Sharp-shinned hawk
Red-tail Hawk
Common Crow


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: GUEST,LTS pretending to work
Date: 15 Jan 09 - 08:42 AM

Whilst wombling through the B&Q carpark (big DIY/hardware chain) I noticed that the number of crows seems to be increasing... or else it was just because the trees are bare that they were more noticeable, but they were huge big birds too....

Having finally last summer, managed to see the Hitchcock film, I'm getting worried...

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: maeve
Date: 15 Jan 09 - 09:08 AM

Saw the Barred owls, Raptor, and heard the others. They like to hunt from our woodlot and the neighbor's hayfield. There's been a kerfuffle in Maine recently due to observers feeding owls with released mice; some say it's terrible to interfere with natural selection and to entice the owls closer for photos, others say at least it's food for starving owls moving down from La Belle Canada in their desperate search for food..

And I forgot to list :

Canada geese - one long string of late migrating critters
Red-breasted nuthatch
White-breasted nuthatch

maeve, little farm in Midcoast Maine...still


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 15 Jan 09 - 06:17 PM

"White-breasted nuthatch"

So Kendall has been to visit then?!

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: Janie
Date: 15 Jan 09 - 07:11 PM

Thanks for the reminder, maeve. Canada geese fly over nearly every day on their way to a small local lake.


Here is question about cat deterence that surely some of you have some solutions to offer. I did not realize how many cats there are running around this neighborhood until I got the birdfeeders set-up. There are nearly always at least 2 cats in the yard now, and I have counted a total of 5 different cats that are now drawn here by the bird activity.

The feeders have all been moved or elevated out of leaping cat range now, and I have stopped scattering seed for ground feeders, although they still go after the seed that falls on the ground under the birdfeeders. That is the best I can do for now.

I"m worried my birdbaths will prove lethal for the birds when I start filling them come spring, and I have no clue what I can do to keep the cats away.

There were not so many cats in my old neighborhood, and everyone on the block had feeders out, so it spread out the predators a bit. Here, I have the only birdfeeders in sight, and am surrounded by irresponsible pet owners. I have never had to deal with this problem before.


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Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
From: EBarnacle
Date: 15 Jan 09 - 11:55 PM

Lady Hillary drew my attention to a Bald Eagle over the Raritan River today.


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