[cayugabirds-l] Rough-legged hawk near Sandbank Road

2010-01-20 Thread Lindsay Goodloe
Here’s another sighting of a ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK near the intersection of Sandbank and W. King Roads. This one was a light-phase individual that flew almost directly over my car at 11:45 this morning as I was driving north on W. King toward Upper Buttermilk State Park about 1/4 mile north of

[cayugabirds-l] Greater White-fronted Goose, Stewart Park

2010-01-20 Thread Jay McGowan
There is a GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE in the large Canada Goose flock off Stewart Park right now (4:25). A Lesser Black-backed Gull is on the ice with the other gulls. Jay (and Perri) McGowan Dryden, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds in New York State

2010-01-20 Thread Ellen Wisner
I am in the 4th year of my Ph.D. (at Syracuse University) and do research on how anthropogenic (human-caused) noise can influence communication in Eastern bluebirds, and thus influence how they choose their mates. Last summer we had great success collecting data throughout Central New York and

[cayugabirds-l] Northwoods Great Horned Owls, III

2010-01-20 Thread Ryan Douglas
The GREAT HORNED OWLS are duet-ing again right now (6:05pm), albeit quite a bit further north than last night when they were about 20m off our balcony for a few moments at North Woods Apts. in Lansing. They ended up hooting continuously (within about 60m of building 16) until about 8:45pm and

[cayugabirds-l] Common Ravens, OOB Northern Shrike, American Kestrel

2010-01-20 Thread Dave Nutter
In my travels for work today I found 2 COMMON RAVENS with a flock of AMERICAN CROWS in the town of Caroline in a corn field northwest of the intersection of Slaterville, Creamery, and Midline Roads; an immature NORTHERN SHRIKE slightly outside the basin, and slightly inside the town of Groton