[cayugabirds-l] Compost gulls (Iceland, Glaucous)

2011-01-26 Thread Jay McGowan
Hi all, I've been to the Cornell compost facility off Stevenson Road several times in the last few days. Over the weekend, Kevin had a second-cycle ICELAND GULL: http://picasaweb.google.com/KevinJ.McGowan/Gulls201102#5565806580337010306 On Monday, gull numbers were very low and I was not able to

[cayugabirds-l] SW corner Cayuga Lake

2011-01-26 Thread Elaina McCartney
There's a lot of waterfowl activity, flocks coming and going, mostly milling around but sometimes taking flight in panic. Couldn't see any Tundra Swans today. Location: SW corner Cayuga Lake Observation date: 1/26/11 Notes: Waterfowl gathering out at the edge of the ice, good viewing,

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbird, Sapsucker Woods

2011-01-26 Thread Jay McGowan
There is a RUSTY BLACKBIRD visible in the treetops at the north end of the Lab right now. Jay McGowan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] LOC Hawk

2011-01-26 Thread Michele Emerick Brown
The Cooper's hawk trapped in the reading room of the Library of Congress has finally been rescued: http://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2011/01/breaking-news-hawk-rescued-from-main-reading-room/ Michele Brown -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Compost gulls (Iceland, Glaucous)

2011-01-26 Thread J. Gary Kohlenberg
Hi all, Some days the birding is short but sweet. I left work this afternoon and made a quick loop around fantasizing about Black Vultures. No Vultures appeared, but the resident RED-SHOULDERED HAWK at the lab flew in front of me and landed on the power lines letting be check him out

[cayugabirds-l] strange duck adventure??

2011-01-26 Thread John Greenly
Today at lunchtime I took advantage of the balmy weather and went for a row on the lake. A couple of miles north of Myers and about 100 feet from shore, I came upon a duck thrashing about rather feebly on the water. It turned out to be a male Mallard and when I first rowed by, its neck

Re: [cayugabirds-l] LOC Hawk

2011-01-26 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
THANK YOU THANK YOU, Michele for posting this good news. I'll sent the news to various people with whom I shared the first news release, one as far away as to NC Audubon members. Fritzie Blizzard Union Springs - Original Message - From: Michele Emerick Brown To:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Compost gulls (Iceland, Glaucous)

2011-01-26 Thread Ann Mitchell
Hi Guys, I took a slow trip to the Trust Company today (.4 miles), but no vultures appeared. I am off tomorrow morning and will head to the compost before I have to meet the demands of work. I will keep you posted. Best, Ann On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 6:31 PM, J. Gary Kohlenberg