My FOY NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD reappeared across the street in the neighbor's tall
pine (I have a feeling he's been here before, in past years) singing for the
first time this year in the pre-dawn chorus.
My casual observation was that he was doing a set based on more northerly
species: in fact,
Shawn Billerman and I had a single TREE SWALLOW foraging out over the
lake from Stewart Park. Not too much else of note. An EASTERN
MEADOWLARK was in the top of one of the tall trees along the shore,
three PIED-BILLED GREBES were along the east shore, and a distant
RED-THROATED LOON was still
BLUE-WINGED TEAL Montezuma NWR Visitor Center
Cayugabirds-L List Info:
3 sandhill cranes at the DEC office area in Savannah NY 3pm.
Cayugabirds-L List Info:
At last it is really woodcock season in Mecklenburg. At least 4 individuals
were peenting and skydancing when I went out at 6 am, audible from every side
of our house. I heard them last evening in the rainy dusk, and they may have
continued all night under the bright moon. Anyone who lives
We had at least 2 woodcocks this morning too. Our first this year!
Tubbs Hill Rd.
--- On Tue, 3/13/12, Nancy W Dickinson n...@cornell.edu wrote:
From: Nancy W Dickinson n...@cornell.edu
Subject: [cayugabirds-l] more woodcocks
They're displaying in at least two fields on Burns Road in Brooktondale, too.
[mailto:bounce-42387052-14356...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of David McCartt
Sent: March 13, 2012 8:45 AM
Dave's post reminded me that I heard numerous flocks of Blue-winged Teal and
other waterfowl over the high terrain of Danby during the windless quietude
Sunday night. Notable in the mix was an emotionally-stirring flock of
Turn on, tune in, bird out,
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March 13, 2012
By Krishna Ramanujan
Silly me, thinking maybe I'd found a new species for 2012 for the Cayuga Lake Basin. I was about to ask whether the Danby migrants were before or after midnight so I'd know what date to write when I remembered to check eBird. Not only had one of my pair of Blue-winged Teal (I saw a male and female
I watched 55 Turkey vultures pass over my yard in two groups, while I was
working on bush trimming. They looked very beautiful in lovely blue sky. I also
saw a Sharp-shinned hawk circle around and fly rapidly north. Cardinal has been
singing regular song last two days!
That was March 5 when the Blue-winged Teal were first found on Dryden Lake and Myers Point.--Dave NutterOn Mar 13, 2012, at 08:10 PM, Dave Nutter nutter.d...@me.com wrote:Silly me, thinking maybe I'd found a new species for 2012 for the Cayuga Lake Basin. I was about to ask whether the Danby
Wildlife Drive was open at 5pm when I arrived there. Open just to the Carp spot
where it is blocked. The drive is all new gravel. There were a few Coot, many
Canvasbacks and not much else. On my way out I saw two Greater Yellowlegs at
the Visitors Center that was about 6:15, also the two Blue
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