Just for the record, Auburn is at the foot of Owasco Lake and Owasco 
Creek flows north.  Owasco Inlet starts in vicinity of Groton nd flows 
north to Owasco Lake.

On 12/16/2010 3:43 PM, Linda Post Van Buskirk wrote:
> To clarify:  Auburn is at the head of Owasco Lake, the small Finger 
> Lake that lies between Cayuga Lake and Skaneateles Lake.
> Linda P. Van Buskirk, Ph.D.
> Sr. Lecturer in Communication
> Cornell University
> Ithaca, New York
> 607-255-2161; fax 607-254-1322
> *From:*bounce-7530811-3493...@list.cornell.edu 
> [mailto:bounce-7530811-3493...@list.cornell.edu] *On Behalf Of *Asher 
> Hockett
> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 15, 2010 10:36 PM
> *To:* Andrew Roe
> *Cc:* Cayugabirds-L@cornell.edu
> *Subject:* Re: [cayugabirds-l] Crows?
> Large roosts of crows are famous. A few years ago, Auburn, NY, near 
> the upper reaches of Cayuga Lake, had to resort to drastic (but 
> non-violent) measures to rid the city of tens of thousands of them. 
> Maybe Ithaca has a reputation for being more crow friendly. Here we 
> have our own "reverse pied piper" in crow expert Kevin McGowan, who 
> will likely add his educated perspective to my unscientific babbling.
> They are using the slopes of south hill which lead down into 6 Mile 
> Creek and the neighborhoods bordering the creek area for the roost 
> these days (or nights, actually).
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 10:05 PM, Andrew Roe 
> <andrew.walker....@gmail.com <mailto:andrew.walker....@gmail.com>> wrote:
> This is only my second winter in Ithaca (I'm a grad student, here from 
> the southeast) so I don't really know how normal this is- but there 
> seem to be an ENORMOUS number of crows around downtown Ithaca and 
> Cornell- swirling at dusk, covering roofs, nearly toppling trees, 
> blotting out the sun, etc.
> Can someone in the know let me know what's going on? Are these all 
> birds passing through, or is there some sort of monumental attack on 
> the Lab of O in the works?
> Thanks,
> Andrew
> -- 
> asher
> -Never play it the same way once.


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