[cayugabirds-l] Snowys in Orion

2011-03-09 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, Yesterday night on the way to see Pale Male around 6.45 PM near WSH (Willard Straight Hall, on campus), I looked up at the sky as I geese calling. What a perfect V of Snow Geese (may be 60 or so) passed through Orion and parallel to Orion's belt. At one point all the geese were within

[cayugabirds-l] Song sparrow

2011-03-09 Thread Carol Keeler
Just had my FOS song sparrow. Also had a flicker. Yesterday, I had several bluebirds. Glad my bluebird boxes are cleaned and ready. Carol Keeler Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] tame tree sparrow

2011-03-09 Thread Carol Keeler
I just had a rather strange interaction with a tree sparrow. I've had 10-15 of them frequent the feeders all winter. They don't tolerate my presence like the chickadees do. Chickadees are brave souls who fly right up to me as I fill the feeders. They see me and know food is coming.

[cayugabirds-l] At least 4 cold KILLDEER

2011-03-09 Thread 6072292158
At least 4 cold KILLDEER on lawn patches by tennis courts at Stewart Pk 1020 --Dave Nutter -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Meyers Point

2011-03-09 Thread ke...@nepabirdproject.org
At Myers Point this morning I had the merganser sweep with a single FOY male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER. Also present were 3 KILLDEER and I spooked up the largest group of WOOD DUCK I've seen so far this year with about 25. And yesterday about 5:30pm I had another/ the same adult LESSER

RE: [cayugabirds-l] tame tree sparrow

2011-03-09 Thread Meena Haribal
Carol, Birds too have personalities. Some are bolder others are shy. I don't know about this particular bird you have to watch him for other signs to make sure he is happy creature. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga ice edge

2011-03-09 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Does anyone know the current location of the ice edge on Cayuga Lake? Is there as yet a large Snow Goose congregation? Many thanks, John -- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Avian Migration Observatory 5373 Fitzgerald Road Burdett,NY 14818-9626 Website: