I have been out 5 times since the end of February, scanning the southern skies
for migrants of some kind. So far nothing. But today I got a new Yard bird
when I watched a REDHEAD (as in the duck) circling the Firehall 4 times low.
Not sure it was migrating, but it probably thought the
Up till yesterday (3/7) with the freezing temps. the miles-long ice sheet in
front of my house at Lansing Station Rd. had increased in size since I reported
its extent on Thurs 3/5.
With today's temps in mid 30s the ice sheet has melted back about 100' along
the shore here and about 150' out
Most interesting to watch as 3 crows kept trying to get a bag containing French fries other food items from the small trash bin at the front entrance to Wendy's today. Each would grab the bag try to pull it from the partially enclosed bin. Occasionally one would shake loose a French fry leave
Years ago I joined my parents at their favorite hotel on Sanibel Island near
Fort Myers Florida. One day my father and I were walking through the parking
lot below the second floor balcony where there was a maid's room-cleaning cart
next to the railing.
All of a sudden coffee stirrers, sugar
Two new osprey platforms have been placed atop elec. poles: one across from Union Springs High School driveway at the water plant. Another is north of the RR track at the 2nd fire lane. Can't think of the name on the driveway sign or what the firelane no. is. Maybe there are only crossed oars on
At yacht club
Cayugabirds-L List Info:
I have uploaded video of Hooded Merganser of Seneca River, but the sound in the
background is of Cayuga Lake Sheldrake point as the original sound was too
many cars passing by.
Hope you will enjoy in HD.
Ithaca NY 14850
Hooded Merganser Preening - YouTube
Hooded Merganser Preening on Seneca River in Baldwinsville NY Feb 28 2014.
Ithaca NY 14850
Yesterday , I too went looking for birds at IYC, but my goal was to observe
behaviors. I arrived there and got out and from the top parking area I looked
at the ducks in the bay and first thing I saw was TUFTED DUCK through
binoculars. I spent some time watching it and as there was
...Did later show up to grab one of the dead birds in the ice-chunk/water edge
of the big ice sheet here at Lans. Stat. Rd.
An adult BALD EAGLE swooped around to check out the floating body, then grabbed
it on the third pass. It flew back south a short way landed on the ice where
I walked my usual route down Burns Road today and found a Brown Thrasher
visiting a feeder at Burns Way. In talking to the homeowner he said it’s been
at his house all winter with some Grackles and what sounds to me like a Rusty
Blackbird. I didn’t see these other early birds, but I’ll
Loved it! Thanks so much.
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On Mar 7, 2015, at 5:14 PM, Dave Nutter nutter.d...@me.com wrote:
Two points of potential interest about Tufted Ducks, in addition to the fact
that the short-tufted male continues (as late as 3:30pm) close to the point
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