Forwarded by Jerry Lazarczyk Thanks to everyone who shared info and knowledge
about old checklists from around New York State. There are lots!
First, having a reference librarian respond is helpful, as Donna Schulman let
me know about a tool to find some lists (I will include her information
We built a Kestrel house and a Screech Owl house and put them out last
spring.with no takers.now they are occupied by squirrels. Our question
is.will a Kestrel or Screech Owl dislodge a squirrel from a prospective
nesting sight? Or are we going to have to build more nest boxes?
Hello Ithaca-area birders and gardeners,
As you may have already heard, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is creating an
exciting new project called YardMap. YardMap will be a website where birders
and gardeners can come together to map their yards, or any green space, to
see how they can make them
Aurora Bay hosted an enormous raft (actually several) of mostly Redheads with
some Ring-necked Ducks mixed in this morning. The flock was almost directly
below the Lake Road bluffs when I arrived around 9:15 am and had slowly moved
southward farther along the lake when I returned around 10:45
* New York
* January 31, 2011
* NYSY 3101.11
Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert
January 24, 2010 - January 31, 2011
to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com
covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
and Montezuma Wetlands Complex
I have a couple questions about the Reynolds Game Farm, which I see every
day out my back window.
A few days ago I was running on Stevenson Rd and I noticed someone next to
the game farm fence swinging a whistle on a string over his/her head. Does
anyone know what the person was up
Yeah, forgot to mention Pied-billed Grebes (3) at the Yacht Club and
Eared Grebe at Aurora.
Cayugabirds-L List Info:
What a dramatic composition capturing the many rhythms of duck life! Your
photo taken from the bluffs above affords the opportunity of looking down
into the raft and witnessing the immense amount of ducks, all clamoring
for interrelationships and individual space. If you look closely,
Yesterday (Sunday 30 Jan) Ann Mitchell, Bob McGuire I went to Summerhill in the morning hoping to see the Hoary Redpolls in the big flock of Common Redpols which Matt Young reported on Lane E along Lake Como Rd. We met Jay McGowan there with similar hopes, and although we saw a lot of COMMON
For the past two days, maybe more, there has been a mixed flock of about 25
birds along the shoulders of Cayuga View Rd (Trumansburg) between Rte 89 and
Rice Rd. Most of the birds are Horned Larks but 3 or 4 are Snow Buntings.
None appear to be longspurs or pipits.
Bill McAneny, TBurg
That photo reminds me of those MagicEye images where when you hold it close
and move it slowly away you will be able to see a hidden picture. This one
has Donald Duck, I think.
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Marie P Read m...@cornell.edu wrote:
Aurora Bay hosted an enormous raft (actually
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