I had a super time at the loon watch this morning witnessing the large flights 
of loons and visiting with everyone there. Gary and I went around the lake 
afterwards, and saw many more loons on the lake. Looks like there will be some 
more spectacular flights!
Good birding, 
Ann

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> On Nov 14, 2015, at 6:42 PM, John Confer <con...@ithaca.edu> wrote:
> 
> Hi Meena,
> 
>  Good to see you at Taughannoch. 
> 
>   John and Sue Gregoire and I thought that some of the big, loose flocks of 
> loons that were well north of the point we stood on at Taughannoch was far 
> more likely to take them over the southern tip of Seneca Lake than to the 
> southern tip of Cayuga  Lake. As I look at Google Earth, that seems a much 
> more likely location that they fly over over than the southern tip of Cayuga. 
> Measured in Google, it looks to me that the southern tip of Cayuga Lake is 
> more than 10 miles east of due south from the tip of Taughannock.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> John
> 
> ________________________________________
> From: bounce-119895794-25065...@list.cornell.edu 
> <bounce-119895794-25065...@list.cornell.edu> on behalf of Meena Madhav 
> Haribal <m...@cornell.edu>
> Sent: Saturday, November 14, 2015 4:00 PM
> To: k...@empacc.net
> Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L
> Subject: Re:[cayugabirds-l] Loon watch and foy here
> 
> John,
> I am not sure if they are following Susquehanna or they are just taking a 
> direct route. If you look up on the map, it seems they can fly directly to 
> Chesapeake Bay in direct line, they don't need to follow Route 15 as we do.  
> Route 15 is at least 20 miles left to their target destination in our area. 
> Also, as I mentioned earlier the Cayuga Lake southern tip bends to east 
> substantially by about  4 or 5 miles to the east from Taughannock State park 
> if draw straight line south.  They know what they are doing!
> 
> Cheers
> Meena
> 
> Meena Haribal
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> 
> ________________________________________
> From: John and Sue Gregoire <k...@empacc.net>
> Sent: Saturday, November 14, 2015 3:03 PM
> To: Meena Madhav Haribal
> Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L
> Subject: Re: Loon watch and foy here
> 
> Meena pls pass to Wes and Diane. Sue and I continued on to Seneca Lake where 
> we
> found no loons. In thinking about those high Southwestward flyers we believe 
> they
> had plenty of altitude to spot the Susquehanna and thus took a bit more 
> direct route
> down Rte 15! (runs alongside the river from Corning south).
> 
> At home we also had Fox Sparrow and our FOY American Tree Sparrow.
> 
> Terrific morning with good company!
> 
> John
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>> On Sat, November 14, 2015 10:37, Meena Madhav Haribal wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> Today morning Loon Watch trip somebody seem to have lost the eye piece cap 
>> for Nikon
> 
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