[cayugabirds-l] pine siskin-brooktondale

2010-03-17 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I saw a single Pine Siskin foraging with goldfinches at our place on Burns Rd in Brooktondale this afternoon. Tom Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. Warren Buffett ~ Thomas Hoebbel Photography www.TH-Photo.com

[cayugabirds-l] early Chipping Sparrow - Sapsucker Woods

2010-03-17 Thread Tom Johnson
Cayugabirders, I forgot to post about an early Chipping Sparrow that was hanging around the front feeders and parking lot yesterday at the Lab of O, Sapsucker Woods. Mary Winston mentioned it to me in the afternoon, and I heard and saw it around 6:30 pm. Notably, this is around 2 weeks early for

[cayugabirds-l] Double-crested Cormorant on red lighthouse

2010-03-17 Thread 6072292158
Double-crested Cormorant on red lighthouse breakwater 4pm 17 March -dave nutter -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2)

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park

2010-03-17 Thread Bob Garrison
There were 11 ring-billed gulls and 19 Canada geese at Stewart Park today, 3/17 Bob G -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html

[cayugabirds-l] FW: eBird Report - Montezuma Audubon Center , 3/17/10

2010-03-17 Thread Joe Carol Slattery
Location: Montezuma Audubon Center Observation date: 3/17/10 Number of species: 6 Canada Goose X American Wigeon X Ring-necked Duck X Purple Martin 2 Red-winged Blackbird X Common Grackle 1 This report was generated automatically by eBird

[cayugabirds-l] No Purple Martins

2010-03-17 Thread Joe Carol Slattery
Hi, Today is St Patrick's Day, not April Fool's. Day! The two Purple Martins we reported seeing at MAC today were decoys. (Thanks, Chuck Gibson for letting us know about the decoys on the Martin House). Joe Carol Slattery -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No Purple Martins

2010-03-17 Thread Dave Nutter
Before recording a first record for the year for the basin, I try to remember to check eBird in case someone has quietly submitted a record earlier. When I saw that there were no other NY records yet, nor PA, nor CN, nor MA, nor OH, nor MD, nor VA, and the nearest Purple Martin record was

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Double-crested Cormorant on red lighthouse

2010-03-17 Thread Dave Nutter
During the time it took me to type out the text message, something scared up most of what was on the red lighthouse breakwater, and the Double-crested Cormorant, which had been a shimmery silhouette, had disappeared. Awhile later from the east end of Stewart Park I had another view of a/the

[cayugabirds-l] Western Grebe at Chimney Bluffs, 4PM Wends.

2010-03-17 Thread James G. Kohlenberg
With beautiful calm, sunny weather I was able to find the Western Grebe this afternoon, Wednesday, at 4 PM. It was straight out from the parking area, swimming, snoozing and preening. Over about an hour it swam leisurely west until it was behind the bluff. I was able to pick it up again by