[cayugabirds-l] Hog hole

2010-10-07 Thread Christopher Wood
Hog hole is quite birdy right now with several uncommon or late birds including Black-billed Cuckoo(!), Nelson's Sparrow, Bay-breasted and Orange-crowned Warblers. Most birds along lake edge or in goldenrod patch just south of lake. I also flushed an interesting bird that looked chatlike here but

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park

2010-10-07 Thread Dave Nutter
Birds at Stewart Park this morning included: GREEN-WINGED TEAL - 3 female-appearingSURF SCOTER - 2 femaleRUDDY DUCK - 2 female, 1 malePIED-BILLED GREBE - 11BALD EAGLE - 1 adult, 1 immatureSHARP-SHINNED HAWK - 1 adult chasing Northern MockingbirdMERLIN - 1 chased off by American CrowSPOTTED

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club speaker dinner

2010-10-07 Thread clr82
The Cayuga Bird Club is pleased to welcome Chris Wood and Daniel Fink as guest speakers at our monthly meeting on Monday, October 11 at 7:30 pm at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. In their presentation, eBird: Where Birding Meets Science, Chris and Daniel will highlight what eBird is, show what it

[cayugabirds-l] Salmon Creek Bald Eagle

2010-10-07 Thread Karen Edelstein
Adult bald eagle circling over Salmon Creek just now, about 1 1/2 miles north of Ludlowville. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] new backyard bird

2010-10-07 Thread joe Diana
Hi. Today in Skaneateles village, I looked out my back door and was totally surprised to see a pair of bluebirds. As I looked at them, at least three more flew in and landed in the the bushes. Guess I should pay attention more! I've never seen them here before. They were still there an

[cayugabirds-l] Union Springs Snows Blues

2010-10-07 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
This a.m. we saw about 100 Snows 4 Blues heading east over our house going towards the lake. First of the season. Sounded like little yipping dogs. As usual, no one seemed to know which direction to go, north, west, south or in a circle. Five Bluebirds have been coming regularly to check out

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Lesser Black-backed Gull on Hanshaw Road, Ithaca

2010-10-07 Thread Tom Schulenberg
What plumage/age? There seem to be a lot of this species on Long Island. We always get a few adults and one or two juveniles this time of year. I don't have complete confidence in my abilities to age large gulls, but I think that was a first-cycle bird. Saw it in the field again this