Monthly Archives: May 2015

Carolina Wrens Busy Building Nest

Spring has brought the usual nesters back to our yard. In addition to the Black-capped Chickadees birdhouse nesters, we are happy to report the Carolina Wrens have decided to rent out a crevice in the gate post in which to build … Continue reading

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Black-capped Chickadees Build a Nest

In addition to the Hummingbird activity on our front porch, an adorable Black-capped Chickadee pair is building a nest in a birdhouse which hangs to the right of our front door under a porch light. They seem to be tolerant … Continue reading

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Front Porch Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

Happy to see the return of Hummingbirds to Central New York. Two feeders on my front porch have attracted both the male and female birds. It has been fun to watch them visit a get a drink.

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Cornell’s Red-tailed Hawk Chicks 5/26/15

Screen shots of the Hawk chicks on a warm, late May, Ithaca day.  Fluffy and sweet, for now! See them live at:

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Cornell’s Red-tailed Hawks Big Red and Ezra have their first hatch 2015!

As posted in Facebook today, May 4th, 2015: F1 emerged this morning and caught a few rays during the switchover between Big Red and Ezra. To celebrate hatch, consider making a donation today! An anonymous donor has pledged $1,000 for … Continue reading

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Finally, an Owl Sighting!

A few days ago my brother took some photos of a Great Horned Owl nest high up in a tree on a local golf course. Not sure if he remembered, or even knew, that I longed to see an owl … Continue reading

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