At 6:45 this morning in the field across from 218 Bundy Road there was one sandhill crane. It was still there about 10 minutes later when I returned to the same spot on my walk. I walk in this area frequently, and have never seen one here before. Marsha Kardon -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:
Still present as of 1115 am. Other shorebirds too including 2 white rumps. Close to road again putting on a show. Dave Nicosia. Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME
We visited Montezuma on Saturday. There was a trumpeter swan family with five cygnets (along the road, just south of the interstate). The northeast end of the main pond had Wilson's phalarope, semipalmated plovers and sandpipers, pectoral sandpipers, dunlin, green-winged teal, gadwall, and
Including 4 WILSONs PHALAROPE. Lots of DUNLIN and other common shorebirds. Did have 3 SANDERLING. No RUTU or knots. Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES
Got some birding in with Dan Watkins and Capt. Mike Ackeley before storms. Myer's Point- 2 singing ORCHARD ORIOLES. 1 female RED-BREASTED MERGANSER hanging around with a male and female common merganser. Lake Road- 2 singing GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS as others have had. Montezuma Wildlife Drive-
Ha Ha, this sentence fragment might appear in those jokes about improperly constructed sentences! Thanks, Dave! Benning Marsh- star of the day: HUDSONIAN GODWIT putting on a show for 3 carloads of birders foraging fairly close to road. wow. also 2-3 WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS among common ones.
Here is small sample of photos from today. Now back to some foraging... http://www.flickr.com/photos/davenicosia/sets/72157629959515410/ From: david nicosia daven1...@yahoo.com To: Cayugabirds- L Cayugabirds-L@cornell.edu; Bluewing
Quite a bit of birds are still moving overhead tonight. In 30 minutes beginning at 11:30, I counted 44 Swainson's Thrushees and 6 Gray-Cheekd Thrushrs over my hose in Northeast Ithaca. KEN Ken Rosenberg Conservation Science Program Cornell Lab of Ornithology 607-254-2412 607-342-4594 (cell)