[cayugabirds-l] Little Blue Heron - Monday night

2013-07-23 Thread tigger64
Stakeout of the new Great Egret roost 500 yards south of Van Dyne Spoor Rd, MNWR, started at 7:30pm with 20 birds. Another ~20 flew in between 8:00-8:15 (these presumably from Knox-Marsellus). At 8:28pm Jim Tarolli spotted the juv. Little Blue flying in. It was the last bird of the day and

[cayugabirds-l] Night Heron sp. (yesterday)

2013-07-23 Thread Chris Pelkie
Just before the rains came last evening, while walking the dog in my backyard, I heard a single 'qwok' looked up and saw a largish winged bird flapping rapidly NW which would be more or less on a path from Sapsucker Woods to Cayuga Lake (or many other ponds along the way). Listening to all

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Eurasian Wigeon

2013-07-23 Thread Jay McGowan
Hi all, I made a quick trip through Montezuma on my way back from the airport this morning. I arrived at Van Dyne Spoor apparently too late to see the Little Blue fly out to wherever it lives during the day (where??), but at least 19 Great Egrets were still around, as well as lots of Black-crowned

[cayugabirds-l] rufous-necked wood rail

2013-07-23 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
Many of you may have gotten wind of this already, but there is a RUFOUS-NECKED WOOD-RAIL in New Mexico. First time sighted in US. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/23/rufous-necked-wood-rail_n_3638913.html?utm_hp_ref=green -Dan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] White Pelican and Little Blue Heron

2013-07-23 Thread Ann Mitchell
The WHITE PELICAN was seen at Knox Marcellus along with a male EURASIAN WIGEON. There was a WILSON'S PHALAROPE, also, seen by Wade and Melissa Rowley. The LITTLE BLUE HERON flew in to roost with 45 GREAT EGRETS at 8:21 on Van Dyne Spoor Road. Good Birding, Ann Mitchell Sent from my IPhone --