[cayugabirds-l] Recent birds: Willet, terns, Least Bittern

2017-06-19 Thread Jay McGowan
On Friday I took the Macaulay Library sound recording workshop crew to a few lake sites in the rain. Recording was mostly slow, but we found a few cool birds, including two rare-in-summer FORSTER'S TERNS with a group of COMMON TERNS at Myers Point (http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37619488)

[cayugabirds-l] Best Binoculars: The Cornell Lab Review 2013 | All About Birds

2017-06-19 Thread Chris R. Pelkie
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/best-binoculars-the-cornell-lab-review-2013/ For the binoc request, see if yours are in here Chris Pelkie -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] NY DEC is accepting comments on the waste water treatment facility application

2017-06-19 Thread Pamela Bates
This was in today's Star Gazette and might be of interest to some here. If not allowed, please delete. Waste treatment facility threatens eagles, other birds Did you know that there’s an active bald eagle nest in the Catharine Marsh between Watkins Glen and Montour Falls? The bad news

[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA

2017-06-19 Thread Joseph Brin
*  New York*  Syracuse - June 19, 2017 *  NYSY  06.19.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):June 12, 2017 - June 19, 2017to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.comcovering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refugeand Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC) (just

[cayugabirds-l] binocular "recommendations"

2017-06-19 Thread Sandra J. Kisner
I'm not exactly looking for recommendations, but input (on very little information, I'm afraid) on whether a few pairs of binoculars are any good. It's service recognition time, and amongst the gifts available are several pairs of binoculars. One is only described as "compact sport

[cayugabirds-l] Hairy Woodpecker Nest Update

2017-06-19 Thread Sandy Wold
Sadly, yesterday's storm with high winds destroyed the Hairy Woodpecker I reported yesterday. Now the nest is silent, and I saw the dad perched on a telephone pole calling. I have not heard the female responding yet (would she have been the one in the nest at night?), and I do not know what to do

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Lack of birds

2017-06-19 Thread Richard Tkachuck
We have 3 nest boxes in my yard with tree swallows. Richard Tkachuck On Jun 18, 2017 9:48 AM, "Glenn Wilson" wrote: In Union Center (Endicott), do not have any Tree Swallows that I know of. BUT the Spring Street feeders are very active with Rose-Breasted Grosbeaks,