14 common grackles and 4 redwinged blackbirds at yard feeders today near Phelps, NY.
Also just now while refilling feeders I heard a cardinal begin to sing! Pete Saracino On 2/3/2018 10:05 PM, Jay McGowan wrote: > Hi all, > This afternoon I found a female BARROW'S GOLDENEYE in a flock of > Common Goldeneye in the channel at the mouth of Sodus Bay in Wayne > County. It was hanging out mostly near the base of the east breakwall. > The short, all yellowish-orange bill was conspicuous. We did not find > the previously reported immature male King Eider, but it was seen > later in the afternoon in the same area. A few photos of the goldeneye > are here: > https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S42469209 > > Earlier in the day we birded up the Oswego River from Baldwinsville to > the Oswego Harbor. White-winged gulls were plentiful, with multiple > Iceland and Glaucous at most of the locks. We did not find the > continuing (or not) Slaty-backed, but a probable third-cycle Herring x > Great Black-backed Gull was a highlight: > https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S42455062 > Meanwhile back in Ithaca this evening, our local Herring x Great > Black-backed was on the ice at the south end of the lake, along with a > sampler of other gull species: > https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S42469376 > Better photos of this bird from a few days ago can be seen here: > https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S42342267 > > -- > Jay McGowan > Macaulay Library > Cornell Lab of Ornithology > jw...@cornell.edu <mailto:jw...@cornell.edu> > -- > *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/>!* > -- > > <http://www.avg.com/email-signature?utm_medium=email&utm_source=link&utm_campaign=sig-email&utm_content=emailclient> > > Virus-free. www.avg.com > <http://www.avg.com/email-signature?utm_medium=email&utm_source=link&utm_campaign=sig-email&utm_content=emailclient> > > > > <#DAB4FAD8-2DD7-40BB-A1B8-4E2AA1F9FDF2> -- 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/ --