[cayugabirds-l] any news on Snowy Owl?

2012-01-04 Thread CFSchmitt
Has anyone seen the Waterloo Outlet Snowy Owl recently??? Carol S -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Illegal hunting on the south end of Cayuga Lake

2012-01-04 Thread Christopher Wood
Hi everyone, The past couple of days I have noticed that the hunters at the south end of Cayuga Lake have been using a boat to chase and flush the flocks of Redhead, scaup and other waterfowl. I was amazed that you could drive a motorboat up and down the lake to flush flocks of resting ducks . .

[cayugabirds-l] Cold Summerhill

2012-01-04 Thread bob mcguire
I took a chilly, fast walk up Salt Road in the Summer Hill SF this morning. As expected, it was quiet. Nevertheless, I managed to tally 18 Chickadees, 8 Juncoes, and 6 Red-breasted Nuthatches. As I was getting into the car, a large, dark bird flew across the road - at least a half mile

Re: [cayugabirds-l] any news on Snowy Owl?

2012-01-04 Thread Dave Nutter
I was there from 1:15 to 2:15pm on Tuesday 3 Jan with no luck. A guy who worked there and was familiar with the bird said it had not been seen on the 2nd or 3rd. I tried to look on the roof of the mall from the Thruway overpass, and I scanned the Thruway rest stop (1 tantalizing gull atop the

[cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owls courting tonight

2012-01-04 Thread Scott Haber
Two Great Horned Owls were calling back and forth tonight as of about 10:30PM, from the woodlot at the NW corner of the Warren Road/Route 13 intersection. They were quite audible from within the Northwood Apartment complex, right along the main road that runs through the complex. Best, Scott --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] any news on Snowy Owl?

2012-01-04 Thread Jae Sullivan
I went up on Jan. 2, mid-AM to mid- PM.  No snowy.  However, he lives on Bostwick Rd. someplace.   The owner of the house where he hangs out works at one of the stores. Jae Sullivan   We lose our souls if we lose the experience of the forest, the butterflies, the song of the birds, if we

[cayugabirds-l] downtown sharp-shinned hawk update

2012-01-04 Thread Karen Edelstein
I heard more reports today that people on the Commons have been seeing the sharp-shinned hawk perched and/or hunting from a vantage point atop the Night and Day building or the Mate Factor building. He has been picking off birds in the air. Karen -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: