There was just an alert on Facebook that Woodcocks are really suffering due to the snowstorm as they have migrated in only to find no ground and no earthworms available. I hope that your stream may have some open muddy areas along the edge.
Linda Orkin Ithaca,NY On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 11:41 AM, Lois E. Chaplin <l...@cornell.edu> wrote: > I was out on snowshoes in my backyard around 7:30 last night (dusk). I was > going down towards the stream when a bird in flight caught my eye. It was > headed up the stream bed and it landed out of sight near the stream. It > made no noise – neither vocalizations nor wing noise. It appeared to be > football-shaped and not a very big bird (large robinesque). There is nearby > a known habit for Woodcock and I’m thinking that’s what it might have > been. Any other thoughts for me to consider? > > > > Lois Chaplin > > Beam HIll > -- > *Cayugabirds-L List Info:* > Welcome and Basics <http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME> > Rules and Information <http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES> > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave > <http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm> > *Archives:* > The Mail Archive > <http://email@example.com/maillist.html> > Surfbirds <http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds> > BirdingOnThe.Net <http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html> > *Please submit your observations to eBird > <http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>!* > -- > -- Veganism is simply the acknowledgment that a replaceable and fleeting pleasure isn't more valuable than someone's life and liberty. ~ Unknown If you permit this evil, what is the good of the good of your life? -Stanley Kunitz... -- 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/ --