[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA

2015-04-20 Thread Joseph Brin
RBA *  New York*  Syracuse* April 20, 2015*  NYSY  04. 20. 15 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):April 13, 2015 - April 20, 2015to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.comcovering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refugeand Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC) (just

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey @ Deans Cove platform

2015-04-20 Thread Ann Raffetto
Seen today at 4:50, perched on the new platform. No nesting material yet. Ann Raffetto East Varick -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Follow-up to Owasco Flats Birding Trip Sat. April 18

2015-04-20 Thread Noelle Rayman
Good evening, I just wanted to report out on our birding trip around the Owasco Flats Nature Reserve on Saturday, April 18. Thank you to those that attended! It was a beautiful morning despite it being fairly quiet and muddy! We started around 8:45 AM and ended about 11:30 AM, following

[cayugabirds-l] OT; Spring Flora

2015-04-20 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
? ?Hi all, Everyone is welcomed to join the FLNPS spring flora walk to Upper Buttermilk Falls on April 26, while enjoying listening to some early warblers like Louisiana Waterthrush, Pine and Black -throated Green warblers. Walk is led by Robert Wesley (combination of Wiegand and Eames) who

Re: [cayugabirds-l] SFO learns alchemy - GH Owl nest - correction: owls there Thursday 4/16 morning.

2015-04-20 Thread John Confer
Well, I'll be darned. It certainly does sound as if there were two raptor nests. They would have to be very close to each other. In fact, I was pretty certain I was looking at the same nest/location where I saw the adult owl about 10 days ago. The two nests must be really close. I'll have to go

Re: [cayugabirds-l] SFO learns alchemy - GH Owl nest - correction: owls there Thursday 4/16 morning.

2015-04-20 Thread Gary Kohlenberg
Hi John, Yes the nests are very close. From the buss garage the RTHA nest is easier to see. It is in the tree with the painted 150 yd. marker. It was only after people reported seeing Owls after I left that I started to get suspicious. Gary On Apr 20, 2015, at 7:23 AM, John Confer

Re:[cayugabirds-l] SFO learns alchemy - GH Owl nest - correction:

2015-04-20 Thread John Confer
Well, live and learn. I must have missed the email about the RTHA nest. Sorry for missing someone's effort to be helpful (I guess that was was Gary). My, it would have been so nice to see for myself and to show the SFO both nests. I will go back. Thanks for all the helpful comments. Hoot,

[cayugabirds-l] Bonaparte's Gulls, Varick

2015-04-20 Thread Alicia Plotkin
As of 12:30 pm today, there were abundant Bonaparte's Gulls flying in streams up and down the lake off E. Varick, in the same area as described in yesterday's emails. The lake was choppy and white capped, the light was very bright and flashing off the waves, and I have no idea if any Little