[cayugabirds-l] Blue Jays Migrating

2015-09-29 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
As my computer was booting up, from above the screen I could see Blue Jays Flying overhead. I started to count and counted 32 of them. They have very characteristic flights can't be mistaken for anything else. While the Blue Jays were heading south a flock of a dozen of Cedar Waxwings flew

[cayugabirds-l] Mill pond path ... Union Springs

2015-09-29 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Today I walked along the new "path" along the south side of Mill pond. Needless to say, it left me feeling angry that the scout's mother, who admitted to me that she knew next to nothing about birds & their needs, pushed through their (her) agenda of making the path, DESPITE all the letters

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: Mill pond path...Union Spring (new idea, any former scouts out there?)

2015-09-29 Thread Sandy Wold
Thanks for the update, Fritzie. I am sad to hear this news, and I wonder if any former scouts or scout leaders on this list would be willing to speak up and speak to the scout master who issues the merit. I would think a merit is earned in such a way that respects the democratic process and

[cayugabirds-l] warblers in Brooktondale

2015-09-29 Thread Tom Hoebbel
We just had a wave of warblers come through. I saw several Nashville, at least two Magnolia and a Common Yellowthroat as well as a RC Kinglet between downpours. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mill pond path ... Union Springs

2015-09-29 Thread Paul Schmitt
If This follows the pattern of many Eagle Scout projects that lack a commitment for maintenance, the trail will be gone in ten years. Paul Schmitt Sent from my iPad > On Sep 28, 2015, at 9:38 PM, John and Fritzie Blizzard > wrote: > > Today I walked along the new

[cayugabirds-l] Hurricane Joaquin

2015-09-29 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Just a heads-up… I happened to check some of my weather references for the coming week and noticed that Tropical Storm Joaquin, currently just East of the Bahamas, is forecast to make landfall around the Delmarva Peninsula or Cape May, NJ areas as a Category 2 Hurricane (976mb) around 8am

[cayugabirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit, Montezuma

2015-09-29 Thread Jay McGowan
Jackie and Larue report that the HUDSONIAN GODWIT was in the north end of Eaton Marsh on the Wildlife Drive again this morning, along with a variety of other expected shorebirds and good numbers of waterfowl out on the Main Pool. Jay -- Jay McGowan Macaulay Library Cornell Lab of Ornithology