[cayugabirds-l] Western Grebe

2012-02-14 Thread Brad Walker
One of the Western Grebes is swimming and diving often between the red light house and the pilings, headed towards the east shore, seen from Stewart Park. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Gary Kohlenberg re tower rd

2012-02-14 Thread 6072292158
Gary Kohlenberg re tower rd redtail nest: No we are installing a nest cam for the Lab of O ! -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Gary Kohlenberg re tower rd

2012-02-14 Thread Linda Orkin
Cool!! Linda Orkin. Sent from my iPhone On Feb 14, 2012, at 9:20 AM, 6072292...@vtext.com wrote: Gary Kohlenberg re tower rd redtail nest: No we are installing a nest cam for the Lab of O ! -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park

2012-02-14 Thread Jay McGowan
I scanned the south end of the lake from East Shore Park and Stewart Park at lunch time just now and was not able to refind the Western Grebe seen this morning, so I have nothing to add as to the possibility of its being one of the ones being seen at Union Springs. It would be nice to look for

[cayugabirds-l] downtown sharpie

2012-02-14 Thread Karen Edelstein
There was a sharp-shinned hawk perching just now on the wires that run between Temple Beth El and the Finger Lakes Land Trust, across N. Tioga Street, downtown Ithaca. He dove low over traffic and then settled on another wire closer to the Planning Department building on Court St. --

[cayugabirds-l] Western grebe

2012-02-14 Thread bob garrison
I too scanned the southern end of Cayuga Lake around mid-day Tue, using a telescope, but saw no Western grebe. Several small flocks of Canada geese took off from the lake and were heading south. Is it normal for the lake to be so low this time of year? Bob GarrisonSpencer, NY --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Western Grebe

2012-02-14 Thread Dave Nutter
A WESTERN GREBE was visible far to the northwest from Stewart Park until at least 10:30am. I wasn't sure if I could see a light loral spot. The flank seemed more uniformly gray than I recall from my previous closer sighting from the southwest corner of the lake, and the only whitish part may have

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake water level

2012-02-14 Thread Donna Scott
RE water level of Cayuga Lake: Every fall/winter the NYS Canal Corporation (under NYS Thruway Authority) lowers Cayuga Lake approximately 3 feet. You can see a weekly graph showing the water level of Cayuga Lake at: http://www.canals.ny.gov/waterlevels/oswego/water-levels.html Seneca Lake is

[cayugabirds-l] Red-tail nest

2012-02-14 Thread Michele Emerick Brown
Does anyone know if the university has plans to remove the nest in the light on the athletic field? As my bus proceeded down Tower Rd. this morning I noticed one of those small cranes nearby and a worker looking up at the nest (could be a coincidence). Would it be legal to remove the nest?