[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl

2012-01-02 Thread annmitchell13
No Snowy Owl seen at 10:30 or 2:30 today. Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] VanCleef Shoveler

2012-01-02 Thread Dave K
Just found (2PM) a Male N.Shoveler on the Village side of Van Cleff Lake in Seneca Falls. Swimming within a few yards from the guard rails, getting out of the wind with some Mallards, ~24 Canada Geese, and one Coot. Beautiful plummage. Pics taken. --

[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle, Cedar Waxwings

2012-01-02 Thread Donna Scott
BALD EAGLE, adult, soaring back and forth, north to south, over Lansing Station Rd., Lansing, and edge of lake, 3 PM. Also, same time, flock of about 30 CEDAR WAXWINGS perched in tree, over road; woods there have many grape vines. We were without electric power and cable ( Internet) after then,

[cayugabirds-l] City Hall sharp-shinned hawk is back in hunting territory

2012-01-02 Thread Karen Edelstein
In early December, we had several days of excellent sightings of the sharp-shinned hawk that has been hunting sparrows in the yew bushes on the east side of Ithaca City Hall. The bird disappeared for a few weeks, but was just sighted again. Stop by Autumn Leaves Used Books and check with Joe for

[cayugabirds-l] Orange-cr. Warbler Ithaca Community Garden

2012-01-02 Thread Kenneth Victor Rosenberg
I'm sorry for not posting the details on this bird earlier, but yesterday during the Ithaca CBC, I found a fairly bright ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER in the Community Garden south of Farmer's Market in Ithaca. I flushed it initially with a flock of juncos from the south end of the garden on the east

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Orange-cr. Warbler Ithaca Community Garden

2012-01-02 Thread bob mcguire
I spent over an hour in and around the community gardens on Rt 13 this morning, accompanied some of the time by Dave Nutter and Paul Anderson. We did not re-find the Orange-crowned Warbler. Here's hoping that it took advantage of a calm evening and managed to escape south. In the area,

[cayugabirds-l] East Hill Northern Shrike

2012-01-02 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
This afternoon at about 1:00pm, while running errands on the last day of our holiday break, Diane and I spotted what looked like an Adult NORTHERN SHRIKE (no binocs) perched atop a small tree in the yard to the South of the HSBC Bank located at the Mitchell Street/Ellis Hollow Road and Judd