[cayugabirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit with a very straight bill

2010-10-27 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Among the snipe, pipits and many shorebirds at Montezuma yesterday was a godwit in adult winter plumage. We had excellent looks and took a raft of photos that we can share with anyone interested. We had an ID problem with this bird as the bill appeared absolutely straight much as one would see

[cayugabirds-l] 17 small egrets flying north in Ithaca

2010-10-27 Thread Christopher M. Dalton
Seen with naked eye from e buffalo. Appeared smaller than great so possibly snowy or cattle? Headed towards east shore of lake Chris Dalton Ithaca, ny Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Etna Pine Siskins

2010-10-27 Thread Chris Tessaglia-Hymes
Along with everyone else who is seeing Pine Siskins..there were several Pine Siskins at the feeders in Etna when I left the house this morning. Good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes TARU Product Line Manager and Field Applications Engineer

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park Wed. 10/27/10 CATTLE EGRETS

2010-10-27 Thread Tim Lenz
Hi all, Indeed I was stunned to see 17 CATTLE EGRETS flying low over the inlet directly towards me when all of a sudden they veered westward and circled up high over the golf course. I ran back to my car and was able to take a few photos before they disappeared out of view. I missed one bird in

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cattle Egrets

2010-10-27 Thread david nicosia
A very unusual intense fall storm has been hitting the upper midwest the last couple days. This storm set an all-time record low atmospheric pressure reading for USA yesterday for a storm of non-tropical origin (i.e excluding hurricanes). The barometer dropped to a record low pressure reading of

[cayugabirds-l] Mundy at lunch

2010-10-27 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, After long time I took a walk around in Mundy wildflower Garden. As expected, I did see a few Golden-crowned Kinglets with locals, but no Yellow-rumps. I was glad to see some fall colors too, I thought I had missed it this year. A monarch was heading southeast in this windy weather.

[cayugabirds-l] bluebirds

2010-10-27 Thread Susan Fast
While at work early this morning in Caroline, I heard a plethora of E. BLUEBIRD call notes. Looking up, I counted about 125 of them, heading south. Largest flock of bluebirds I've ever seen. Steve Fast Brooktondale -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Cattle Egret, Stewart Park and Treman

2010-10-27 Thread James G. Kohlenberg
While at Stewart Park, around 4:30, a Cattle Egret flew down the shore, from the east, circled Treman Marina a few times before landing. I drove over to the marina and found him perched on the docks just north of the restroom building. Stuart Krasnoff joined me and took some