Within two miles of home here in the SW corner of the basin we had three large flocks of buntings, one in excess of 200 birds. Photo on our FB page. Horned Lark flocks nearby were also large. Had a Rough-legged other falcons. At Seybolt and Martin Rds we had a hen Harrier sitting in the field for over two hours.
The lake had a large abundance of Redheads, Ring-necked, Goldeneye, Bufflehead, Red-breasted Mergs, Tundra Swans from Interlaken northward to Wyers Point where we had two Red-necked Grebes and a first winter White-winged Scoter. North of there to the ice line south of Canoga was dull and almost bird free. -- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory 5373 Fitzgerald Rd Burdett, NY 14818 42.443508000, -76.758202000 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://email@example.com/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/ --