[cayugabirds-l] nice feeder birds

2012-12-01 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Had a mix of COMMON REDPOLLS, PINE SISKIN, and RED-BREASTED NUTHATCHES all together at our feeders yesterday. Plenty of activity as the snow fell. No Grosbeaks yet, but we're open for business. Sue -- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Avian Migration Observatory 5373

[cayugabirds-l] Common Redpolls in Brooktondale

2012-12-01 Thread Sandy Podulka
6 Common Redpolls at our feeders in Brooktondale this morning. All the Pine Siskins and Purple Finches and the Red-breasted Nuthatch have left, however. Sandy Podulka -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Several thousand snow geese lower lake rd west side northern cayuga lake

2012-12-01 Thread david nicosia
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Re: [cayugabirds-l] Several thousand snow geese lower lake rd west side northern cayuga lake

2012-12-01 Thread Tom Vawter
The huge raft of snow geese was quite a sight on the azure lake in the bright sun on Thursday as I drove down Pumpkin Hill into Aurora. Too far to the west side of the lake to get any detail w/ my binoculars, but unmistakeable. Tom On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 1:33 PM, david nicosia

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Several thousand snow geese lower lake rd west side northern cayuga lake

2012-12-01 Thread david nicosia
Hundreds and hundreds keep dropping in. A spectacle is unfolding before us. Well over 1 on lake by now. More still coming.  Insane. Wow. Sent from Yahoo! Mail on Android -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Interesting gull at compost

2012-12-01 Thread Kenneth Victor Rosenberg
There was an interesting full at the compost piles off Stevenson rd this morning. I suppose it is a first cycle LESSER. BLACK-BACKED GULL but it seemed to be a bit larger and bulkier than nearby Herrings, which would not be right. I was fooled by one last year at Stewart park that looked big to

[cayugabirds-l] Snows/Union Springs

2012-12-01 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
At 2:45 p.m. from my kit. window, saw perhaps a couple doz. SNOWS heading south but suddenly they turned eastward, perhaps going to Owasco Lake. Daughter, Becky, has been seeing Snows from her house almost daily for the last 3 wks. either flying north or in the cornfields. John I were at

[cayugabirds-l] Snow geese

2012-12-01 Thread Carol Keeler
As I drove south on rt. 41 along Skaneateles Lake, I saw two large rafts of snow geese. One was in the middle of the lake across from the state boat launch. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Owasco Snow Geese

2012-12-01 Thread Eben McLane
Guess someone from Owasco Lake should chime in: there are two separate and relatively small rafts of Snow Geese on the water now, one at the far north end, another a mile or so to the south. Total count might be 300 - 400. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: