Re: [cayugabirds-l] OOB/Chimney Swifts

2010-05-19 Thread Jerry Lazarczyk
I saw the Chimney Swifts on Tuesday evening on schedule and in the correct place. The Blue Water Grill looks like a super place for dinner. They were probably wondering what i was looking at with the binoculars. Thank you Fritzie, Jerry Lazarczyk Grand Island NY While this is out of the

[cayugabirds-l] Willow Flycatcher

2010-05-19 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I am hearing my first Willow Flycatcher in the back yard today. We have also had some consistent RB Grosbeaks and Purple Finches at our feeders this week. Tom Brooktondale Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. Warren Buffett Thomas

[cayugabirds-l] Shindagin Hollow -- Wednesday morning

2010-05-19 Thread Sydney F Penner
After a long day of grading papers yesterday, I decided to spend the morning today walking a good chunk of the Finger Lakes Trail in Shindagin Hollow. I didn't find any mixed warbler flocks, but there were lots of rewarding birds nonetheless. Some highlights with a complete eBird list at the

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma NWR--Auto Loop, Wed 5/19/10

2010-05-19 Thread Tim Lenz
Hi, Chris Wiley and I made an early run up to Montezuma this morning. It was fun birding despite the Peregrine chasing away most of the shorebirds on the main pool. Location: Montezuma NWR--Auto Loop Observation date: 5/19/10, 0535-0645 Number of species: 55 Canada Goose 20

[cayugabirds-l] Wilson's Phalarope

2010-05-19 Thread Leona Lauster
I found the female Wilson's Phalarope this afternoon on the near (west) edge of Knox-Marcellus Marsh with many Dunlin, a couple Greater Yellowlegs and a couple Semipalmated Plovers. Leona Lauster Lyons, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Unfortunate Incident

2010-05-19 Thread Stephen R. Hill
While on a walk, my wife spotted an adult male Pileated Woodpecker slightly off roadway near intersection. He had his head tucked back as though attempting to sleep. There was no apparent external damage. I'm guessing that it was flying low and was struck by a moving vehicle. I took bird to

[cayugabirds-l] Sedge Wren report from Van Dyne Spoor Rd.

2010-05-19 Thread Matthew Medler
For those who don't use the Google eBird Gadget for notable New York sightings, I thought I'd pass this alone: 1 Sedge Wren was observed at Van Dyne Spoor Rd.--open area on 19 May, 2010 by IBA Monitoring. This sighting has not yet been reviewed by an eBird reviewer. I don't know anything