[cayugabirds-l] Indigo buntings

2017-07-05 Thread Linda Post Van Buskirk
I am fortunate to have some fruiting mulberry trees that bear particularly delicious fruit. Indigo buntings are among the birds that savor the berries, and as I stand under the tree eating berries, I see buntings only 10 to 15 feet from me. What a treat! Also, towhees have been particularly

[cayugabirds-l] MNWR highlights today

2017-07-05 Thread khmo
While doing odonate surveys today we had a lovely run of seldom seens. At Tschache we had 2 each of Virginia rail, Dora and Least Bittern. Counted a minimum of 20 Black Tern individuals including three newly fledged birds. Later at the Sandhill Crane unit we had an American Bittern fly across Van

[cayugabirds-l] slightly off-topic - 18th century maps of Montezuma and Cayuga Lake

2017-07-05 Thread Liisa S. Mobley
Hi everyone- I've been out of town, so I hope I am not duplicating anyone's previous email - I know there are some other library people on this list. I thought people might enjoy this tidbit from the Cornell University Library - historic maps of NYS, including one which describes the area we

[cayugabirds-l] Eagles

2017-07-05 Thread Bard Prentiss
Has anybody seen eagles lately? Juveniles? at Dryden lake Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: