More on the birds of Wolf Island. I see that Greg and John Bateman will be giving a presentation on their project at the up-coming NYSOA meeting. I look forward to learning more.
Bob McGuire Begin forwarded message: > From: Greg Lawrence <glawrenc...@yahoo.com> > Date: August 18, 2011 1:35:08 PM EDT > To: bob mcguire <bmcgu...@clarityconnect.com> > Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock > > Hi Bob, > > This summer, I have been working on the Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands > Project, a binational study encompassing all 5 Great Lakes. However, > my coworker and I were just working on bird and amphibian surveys at > each of our 20 randomly selected sites on the southern and eastern > shores of lake Ontario. One of our sites happened to be at Sand Bay > on Wolfe Island, and the posting got me excited as we did a lot of > birding on the island while working and even when not working. We > had Woodcocks all over the island including our study site which was > in the shadows of 3-4 turbines. We even had *many* Wilson's Snipe at > our site up there. Basically, the turbines seemed to have little > effect on numbers as I've never been to a place with more displaying > Snipe and Woodcocks. Many other open area birds also seemed > unaffected by the presence of the turbines. This is just what we > observed in the ~4 days that we were on the island in May, June and > early July. Very cool place though with a LOT of birds! > > Greg Lawrence > Rochester, NY > > Sent from my iPhone >> > -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --