[cayugabirds-l] Renwick/Fuertes

2012-05-09 Thread Jane Graves
I just had this message from my old friend Bob Budliger, currently living in Vermont: Saw the conversation about names used in Stewart Park. When I was first at CU in 1953-55 we birded the hell out of Stewart Park (everybody was limited to a daily walking radius in the day). Renwick was the

[cayugabirds-l] Black Billed Cuckoo

2012-05-09 Thread Tom Hoebbel
on Burns Rd in Brooktondale this morning...looks like it is going to be a good one today! ...stay hungry, stay foolish. -Steve Jobs Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com http://www.th-photo.com/ 607-539-6121

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Renwick vs. Fuertes

2012-05-09 Thread geokloppel
Hi Matt, you wrote: the City of Ithaca unambiguously uses the name Fuertes Bird Sanctuary for the wooded area south of Stewart Park, as does the Cayuga Waterfront Trail. It would be particularly interesting to learn why the City has applied this term to this specific area... It's also

[cayugabirds-l] NE Ithaca, Wed 5/9

2012-05-09 Thread Mark Chao
This morning, my short walk with my son from Simsbury Drive to Northeast Elementary School revealed more migrants than I've ever found before in hundreds of trips along this route. I had no optics (stupid of me), but I heard a CAPE MAY WARBLER, a few BLACKBURNIAN WARBLERS, a BLACK-THROATED GREEN

[cayugabirds-l] Renwick mourning warbler

2012-05-09 Thread Brad Walker
Hi all, Tim and I just spotted a male mourning warbler singing briefly and moving about the wooden walkway at Renwick Woods. We also had two LINCOLNS SPARROWS at the swan pen and a TENNESSEE WARBLER earlier with Ken Rosenberg. Brad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Renwick vs. Fuertes

2012-05-09 Thread geokloppel
Here's a candidate for the (proximal) source of the confusion: http://www.cayugawaterfronttrail.com/file_uploads/Waterfront_History_Report_2001.pdf This fascinating Waterfront History Report entirely misses the creation of the Fuertes Memorial Waterfowl Sanctuary (known to us today as the swan

[cayugabirds-l] Mulholland G.H. Owl

2012-05-09 Thread Suan Hsi Yong
Walking to work today via 6-mile-creek/Mulholland, I found a great horned owl, my first ever unassisted owl sighting in the east (OK, assisted by a pair of crows). Other highlights of the walk were a pair of pileated woodpeckers, my FOY pe-o-weee, a scarlet tanager singing and chick-breeing

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler continues

2012-05-09 Thread Jay McGowan
The YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER is currently singing from the same tall cottonwoods as on Monday, at the edge of the golf course off Willow Ave across from Renwick. Jay McGowan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] FW: eBird Report - Sapsucker Woods--Wilson Trail North, May 9, 2012

2012-05-09 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi all, A nice walk along the Wilson Trail at Sapsucker this morning between 8:30 and 9:30 - lots of warblers. Below is my eBIRD list. X means the bird was seen - I didn't enter numbers. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu Sapsucker Woods--Wilson Trail North, Tompkins, US-NY May 9, 2012

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard - 9 May 2012 (New Wave, but not a fall-out - 14 Warbler sp.)

2012-05-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
This morning, I was at the Hawthorn Orchard (on the East Hill of Ithaca, NY) from about 7:30am to 9:00am. Ran into several birders, including Chris Wood and Jessie Barry with visitors from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) – Andy Clements (Director of BTO), Andy Musgrove (Director of


2012-05-09 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Forgot to mention . Mon. evening (5.7.12) I was thrilled to see FOY CHIMNEY SWIFTS flying overhead. Didn't get back outside to see if they went to roost in the tall chimney of the girl's dorm at US Academy where I had seen them last fall ... so much hoped they would decide to return this

[cayugabirds-l] Orchard Oriole

2012-05-09 Thread Jay McGowan
An Orchard Oriole is currently singing near Kip's Barn at Sapsucker Woods. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Blue-winged Warbler @ Lab parking lot

2012-05-09 Thread Scott Haber
As of a few minutes ago, a Blue-winged Warbler was singing loudly from the power line cut at the Lab of Ornithology, right where Sapsucker Woods Rd. intersects with the far (northernmost) staff parking lot. -Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Blue-winged Warbler @ Lab parking lot

2012-05-09 Thread Brad Walker
I saw this warbler flock from the woods, there were also two BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLERS moving around with the Blue-winged. There was also a CANADA WARBLER and a CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER along the mulched trail on the powerline cut. -Brad On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Scott Haber

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler continues

2012-05-09 Thread Ann Mitchell
I was there two hours later and the bird was in that general area but had moved to the Renwick woods side. On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Jay McGowan jw...@cornell.edu wrote: The YELLOW-THROATED WARBLER is currently singing from the same tall cottonwoods as on Monday, at the edge of the golf

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker woods this afternoon (Wed.)

2012-05-09 Thread Nari Mistry
This afternoon at around 4pm I walked around SSW along the Wilson trail. The best sighting was a Black-throated Blue warbler silently foraging, around the bend from the Sherwood Platform. Some birds seen or heard: Blk-thr Blue w 1 Blk-thr Green w2 Magnolia w

[cayugabirds-l] Suggestions for Guide in Buenos Aires, Argentina for June 2012

2012-05-09 Thread Lynn Bergmeyer
I will be traveling next month to this location and was hoping to grab a day of birding (at my own expense, of course!)and do a very quick one day birding trip in this immediate area. Any ideas on who to contact? Lynn -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: Night Migration 8-9 May 2012, Etna, NY

2012-05-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
In case some of you are interested in the trickle of birds that passed overhead last night... Sincerely, Chris T-H Begin forwarded message: Date: May 9, 2012 9:33:06 PM EDT To: nfc-l@cornell. edu nf...@cornell.edumailto:nf...@cornell.edu Subject: Night Migration 8-9 May 2012, Etna, NY Last

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: eBird Report - Palmer Woods, May 9, 2012

2012-05-09 Thread Evan Barrientos
Fantastic morning at Palmer Woods, Cornell Campus today, even though I got there at 10:40am. That was my first time there and I certainly was impressed. 43 species and 15 warblers, plus beautiful and variable habitat. BAY-BREASTED WARBLER and female MOURNING WARBLER were highlights. At first I