[cayugabirds-l] Some recordings fro ADK thought you may enjoy

2012-07-22 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, Past week-end I was in ADK doing bioblitz, spent some time trying to record on Oregon plains road, which was noisy due to planes and cars nearby. But I got this nice mix of birds on Merrill Road, off of Oregon plains road. Young ravens begging was a bit scary. Also a Winter wren

[cayugabirds-l] Happy hummer

2012-07-22 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
This a.m. I had the sprayer turned on to water my tomatoes in the garden. After about 20 minutes, as I walked along the fence, I saw something fluttering on a plant. It was a female HUMMINGBIRD thoroughtly enjoying a bath. Since we've had so little rain the water must have been very welcome to

[cayugabirds-l] Tompkins County 22Jul2012

2012-07-22 Thread Jay McGowan
Hi all, Brad Walker and I did a little birding around Lansing this morning. We started at Myers Point, where five LEAST SANDPIPERS were the only shorebirds of note. Yesterday morning produced a few more Leasts but no other shorebirds. No sign of the female Red-breasted Merganser that has been

[cayugabirds-l] Green heron

2012-07-22 Thread Marla Coppolino
There has been a green heron at my pond for at least the past several days. It has plenty of grasses and vegetation to hide in, and it seems to hide itself well from me even in the open, but now that I know it's been around, I'll keep binoculars handy and will be attentive to keep looking.