[cayugabirds-l] pine siskins in Brooktondale

2015-11-21 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I saw our first Pine Siskins of the season at the feeders this morning. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma geese

2015-11-21 Thread Jay McGowan
I haven't been able to turn up anything too exciting at Montezuma today, but I did pick out a white adult ROSS'S GOOSE in with several hundred Snow Geese at Knox-Marsellus, as well as a group of 11 CACKLING GEESE all together in Puddlers. The teal was not in evidence when I went through the

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Today - Reminder Raptor Day today 2-4pm

2015-11-21 Thread Sandy Wold
Today I took two visiting scholars, one from Lebanon and one from China to Montezuma, and we saw the following: MUDLOCK 2 Bald Eagles (near the nest) VISITOR CENTER Green-winged Teal (many) Canada Geese (someone on staff counted 14,600 the other day!) WILDLIFE DRIVE Green-winged Teal (many) 1

[cayugabirds-l] The Messenger

2015-11-21 Thread Sandy Wold
Thank you for bringing this film to our attention, Meena! It looks like an amazing film, and I wonder if there is interest in turning the film into an even bigger event... where we invite teachers to tie the content into school curricula and and invite bird/nature conservation clubs all over the

[cayugabirds-l] Turkey Vulture with white wings

2015-11-21 Thread Ann Mitchell
I saw it briefly while on Stevenson Road. The bird has been around Ithaca for 3-4 years or so. One wing has a lot of white on the primaries. The other wing had less white. It is a really cool bird to see! Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Message about birds

2015-11-21 Thread M Miller
Not to change the topic, but a trip thru Montezuma auto route yielded a lot fewer ducks than in past weeks. Still a good variety, Mallards, Gadwall, N Shoveler, GW Teal, Ruddy, Ring-necked, Scaup, Redhead, A. Wigeon, N Pintail, Pied-billed Grebe and A. Coots. Many Canada Geese still there, I

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma hybrid Teal ,LB Dowitchers, Sandhill Cranes.

2015-11-21 Thread Michael Tetlow
Joann and I dropped into the visitor center to join a great turnout for Raptor Day for a bit. Looking from the south end of the visitor center pool there were still 3 Long-billed Dowitchers and 1 killdeer. We arrived at Larue's Lagoon around 3:40 to find it totally empty. Our luck quickly

[cayugabirds-l] Turkey Vulture with white wings

2015-11-21 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Good to know. Thanks, Ann. I've been wondering if anyone had seen it as I haven't seen any posts this yr.. Fritzie -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: courtship display

2015-11-21 Thread Betsy Darlington
Fascinating video Betsy -- Forwarded message -- From: Richard Darlington Date: Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 4:06 PM Subject: courtship display To: Betsy Darlington