[cayugabirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit present Sunday AM - Montezuma NWR

2010-06-06 Thread Tom Johnson
For a morning update - the godwit is still present at the Montezuma NWR visitor center as of 7:24, reported by Gary Kohlenberg. Last night a Wilson's Phalarope dropped in next to the godwit briefly before both birds took off. It sounds like at least the godwit came back; perhaps the phalarope is

[cayugabirds-l] Myers Point, Lansing- 6 May 2010

2010-06-06 Thread Tom Johnson
Cayugabirders, I saw a few interesting birds at Myers Point in Lansing this morning. A few shorebirds included Semipalmated Plover (2) and a flyby Dunlin. The one that got away was a medium Sterna tern that *might* have been an adult Arctic Tern that I watched pass from south to north along the

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit still at Montezuma, Sunday

2010-06-06 Thread James G. Kohlenberg
This morning, 7:15, Ann Mitchell and I were at Montezuma to finally find the Hudsonian Godwit in the same area as has been reported. Unfortunately for Dave and Susan it also was able to pull the disappearing act that frustrated Susan and I twice yesterday. The torrential rain made for damp

[cayugabirds-l] Around the lake, Sun 6/6

2010-06-06 Thread Mark Chao
On Sunday morning, I took a detour on the way to a midday family gathering in Trumansburg, in hopes of finding the Hudsonian Godwit and other birds. Many others and I failed to find the godwit by the visitor center between 10:00 and 10:45 AM. Here are some birds of interest found en route:

[cayugabirds-l] Black terns

2010-06-06 Thread Susan Norvell
Four Black Terns flew over the Mays Point Pool this afternoon about 2pm while Bud and I were watching a female Wood Duck herd 8 ducklings through the weeds. Gorgeous, even in lousy weather! At Montezuma's visitor center we were skunked by the Godwit, which probably had more sense than we did