My "count" is now 15,000 Snow Geese, riding a cold tailwind out of the NNW, so 
gusty that the flocks often appeared to be flying sideways, but definitely 
trending southwards at a good clip.

-Geo Kloppel

On Dec 27, 2012, at 1:14 PM, <nutter.d...@me.com> wrote:

> I went outside at noon and noticed a couple hundred Snow Geese flying north 
> over Ithaca's West End from my yard, then a couple hundred again a few 
> minutes later. I'm not sure if they are circling around or different birds. 
> There are some Canada Geese in the air, too, and a bit aimless. They are 
> similarly not high enough to be migrating but not decisively stopping either. 
> I wonder if hunting has started on the lake. Grazing and grubbing are a rough 
> go today.
> --Dave Nutter
> 
> On Dec 27, 2012, at 01:06 PM, Asher Hockett <veery...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> And MORE over Ithaca. From the top of the MH building on Green St, skein 
>> after skein, some quite low and others almost too high to see. Thousands and 
>> thousands. Some even flying north.
>> 
>> On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Geo Kloppel <geoklop...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Just passed over my house (West Danby). I guesstimated 8,000 - 10,000, more 
>>> still coming.
>>> 
>>> -Geo Kloppel
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>>> On Dec 27, 2012, at 12:42 PM, Stephanie Greenwood <stpegreenw...@gmail.com> 
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>>> > I've never ever seen so many.
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