[cayugabirds-l] Birding Savannah to FL Airport

2021-02-04 Thread Johnson, Alyssa
I took a drive today around the Northern Montezuma WMA and down along Cayuga Lake to the Airport in Seneca Falls. It was a quick trip, just the long way home so I didn’t linger long at each place. >From N to S: Directly across route 89 from the Montezuma Audubon Center is an >ATT cell tower.

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Snow Buntings

2021-02-04 Thread Marty Schlabach
The day before we got this last snow, I estimated a flock of 600 snow buntings in the field next to our house. The field was a new seeding to hay last season and many annual weeds came up with the hay and went to seed, giving the snow buntings lots to pick from. We’ve been seeing numerous

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snow Buntings

2021-02-04 Thread Jared Dawson
I just got in from Seneca County and had several flocks of Horned Larks, 2 of which also had Snow Buntings. I saw no large flocks of buntings, but was happy to have excellent scope views of several of them along with the larks when they settled in the roadway. The mixed flocks were, first, on

Re: [cayugabirds-l] question about white-throated sparrows

2021-02-04 Thread Marilyn Ray
We live on the edge of Brooktonville. On 2/3/2021 3:41 PM, Carol Cedarholm wrote: > I'm wondering where you all live? In the country? I have had one only > rarely and live in town in Ithaca.  But the last few weeks I have had > one almost every day. > > On Wed, Feb 3, 2021 at 3:07 PM Marilyn

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Buntings

2021-02-04 Thread John Gregoire
Anyone near the SW corner of the CLB may want to check around the intersection of Newtown and Fitzgerald Rds as we had a large mixed flock of buntings, larks and tree sparrows there before noon. These fields are immediately west and NW of our sanctuary on Fitzgerald. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] lakeshore birds

2021-02-04 Thread Linda Post Van Buskirk
>From Rt 90, just north of Aurora A good flock of mostly redheads; I was very pleased to see quite a few canvasbacks, some scaup, and some little ones that were obscured by the trees. An adult eagle few over. Several minutes later, my collie alerted me to two immature eagles perched on the