[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager still there?

2016-03-18 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Please post to list if you have seen the Western Tanager at Day Hall/Cornell Store today (3/16/16) or yesterday. A friend from Syracuse wants to come see it. Thanks, Donna Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fields

2016-03-18 Thread Geo Kloppel
An additional wrinkle that may affect a rural homeowner's plans to keep an abandoned field open through infrequent mowing is that certain shrub and tree species respond very aggressively to cutting, and in a single season can put up enough new woody growth to overwhelm the available machinery,

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager still there?

2016-03-18 Thread Laura J. Heisey
I saw it alongside Day Hall on its usual window sill and on the ground below at 7:40 this morning. From: bounce-120277227-68441...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120277227-68441...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Donna Lee Scott Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 2:46 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L

[cayugabirds-l] Volunteer Flier.pdf

2016-03-18 Thread Linda Orkin (via Google Drive)
I've shared an item with you: Volunteer Flier.pdf https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_sdGQy0CnzAT0Vubi1FNkROSi1CMkRZQTN5T0w3STB0OWxV/view?usp=sharing=CJqRu28=56eb0f73 It's not an attachment -- it's stored online. To open this item, just click the link above. Some of you may be interested in

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Western tanager still here

2016-03-18 Thread Alicia Plotkin
Thanks to Liisa, at 10:25 this morning I was able to spot him in the two smallish trees just west of the benches in Wee Stinky Glen. He was eating some of the dessicated fruit in one tree (crab apple?), then went down to the water to get a drink, then flew back up and spent quite awhile in

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart park this afternoon

2016-03-18 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I wanted to test a lens, so I went to Stewart park in search of subjects. I did find lots of gulls to photograph. But the highlight was three adult Lesser Black-backed gulls. Each of them could be distinguished by the amount of black on the red spot of their beaks. Two of them were

[cayugabirds-l] Quiet Ravens

2016-03-18 Thread Geo Kloppel
The Tupper Road Ravens seem to have gone quiet, perhaps indicating that incubation is underway? -Geo -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Western tanager present

2016-03-18 Thread Michael O. Engle
Near the base of the east wall outside the usual Campus Store entrance at 3pm. Michael Engle Reference/Instruction/Collection Development 106 Olin Library Cornell University --from my iPad mini -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Fields

2016-03-18 Thread John Confer
I have published over a dozen 10 professional articles on shrublands, including extensive surveys of birds nesting in different stages of early succession from abandoned field up to sapling forest. I have had several grants about management for Golden-winged Warblers and I am going to a

[cayugabirds-l] Spring birds around Savannah

2016-03-18 Thread M Miller
S is for Spring - and for Swans (Trumpeter), Shovelers, Sandhill Cranes, Swallows (Tree), Song Sparrows, & Savannah Sparrow. All were seen around Savannah (Carncross & Armitage Rds) along with GW Teal, Wood Ducks, N. Pintail, A. Wigeon, Gadwall, Ring-necked, Canvasback, Mallards, & Black Ducks.

[cayugabirds-l] OOB meadowlark

2016-03-18 Thread David Diaz
Out of basin but I was excited to see a eastern meadowlark singing in the grass at Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars (Lodi, NY). David Diaz Tburg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Rough-leg

2016-03-18 Thread Geo Kloppel
Helpless to resist today's cumulus-studded sky, I took my lunch out in the yard with scope from 12:30 to 1:45, hoping a few raptors would be migrating across the strong west wind. My entire tally: 1 Rough-legged Hawk -Geo Kloppel -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Western tanager still here

2016-03-18 Thread Donna Lee Scott
At 4 PM yesterday (thur.) Dave Fitch (from Liverpool) and I found the WESTERN TANAGER in a tall Wee Stinky Glen tree close to the sidewalk that runs between the creek and the berm over the campus store. It was eating a lot of dull orange dried fruit in the tree. I don't think that tall a tree