[cayugabirds-l] N Spencer Eagles

2012-05-30 Thread geokloppel
At 7:15 this morning a young Bald Eagle was jumping up and down in the nest at N Spencer Marsh, trying her wings. Looks ready to fly! I wouldn't be surprised if the pressure created by the presence of those Eagles was responsible for the relocation of Great Blue Heron nesting to the L-P

[cayugabirds-l] Great Crested Flycatcher

2012-05-30 Thread Donna Scott
This morning as I searched in vain in bushes across my road for a calling, but hidden warbler, I spotted a Great Crested Flycatcher with his brilliant yellow breast shining in the early sun, on a top-most bare branch-- he was calling Wheap! Recently, as I sat in my screen porch with a big oak

[cayugabirds-l] Thank you from the Land Trust

2012-05-30 Thread Betsy Darlington
Andy Zepp asked me to post a big THANK YOU to Mark Chao from him, on behalf of the Land Trust, for yet another year of his phenomenal Bird Quest trips, and also his recent trip specifically geared toward children. Not surprisingly, Mark's trips draw a lot of people, young and old, and the Land

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Thank you from the Land Trust

2012-05-30 Thread Linda Orkin
A big DITTO from the birding communitiy!! And the Cayuga Bird Club. The Land Trust preserves are favorite places for us all to bird and we are very appreciative of Mark's very successful efforts to support and advertise these special lands., Linda Orkin On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 1:29

[cayugabirds-l] Golden -Fronted Woodpecker

2012-05-30 Thread Janet Akin
This is on the e-bird google rare bird alert. Does anyone have any more information? I saw the Hudsonian Godwit at Bennings this morning close views. Also saw and heard the male Prothonotary Warbler on Armtiage Rd. Jaaanet Akin -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] GODWIT and more

2012-05-30 Thread Jill Vaughan
Marianne L. and I watched the HUDSONIAN GODWIT moving around at Benning Marsh (11 a.m.) - handsome with the chestnut color showing in the sunlight. On Vandyne Spoor Road, we heard an ORCHARD ORIOLE singing just at the edge of the woods before it opens up into the marshy area. Two other audio

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2012-05-30 Thread Meena Haribal
Osprey is circling in front of my office window! Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/

[cayugabirds-l] RFI: Common birds nesting - still needed

2012-05-30 Thread Marie P Read
Hi Cayugabirders, Thanks very much to everyone who responded to my request back in April. I've been hard at work this spring gathering material for a series of multi-media ebooks to be produced with Lang Elliott. We are still looking for certain species nesting locally. I'd really appreciate

Re: [cayugabirds-l] more night migrants

2012-05-30 Thread Kenneth Victor Rosenberg
I guess I was too tired to type last night -- sorry about that :) (gotta love those thrushees) KEN Ken Rosenberg Conservation Science Program Cornell Lab of Ornithology 607-254-2412 607-342-4594 (cell) k...@cornell.edu On May 30, 2012, at 12:28 AM, Kenneth Victor Rosenberg wrote: Quite a

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Falls Upland Sandpipers

2012-05-30 Thread Dave Nutter
I drove through Seneca Falls today. There was lots of tree damage from yesterday's storms. I paused at Martin Road where there's a gravel parking area on the south side close to the intersection of NYS-414. Part of the Lott Farm has been kept mowed ever since the first time this season that I saw