[cayugabirds-l] eagles

2012-12-10 Thread Susan Fast
After our morning walk yesterday, I mentioned to the wife that the day looked great for migrating eagles. I predicted that Franklin Mtn. would have 15 goldens. So after a long coffee break, I set up in the field across the road from our house. Shortly thereafter, about 1130, a BALD EAGLE

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga lake basin map

2012-12-10 Thread Karen Edelstein
I'm not sure who authored the Cayuga Basin link on Google Maps, but anyone who would like a kml or shapefile version of the boundary that I used to create the maps in the revised Birding the Cayuga Basin guide released last year...please just ask. That boundary was based on Wiegand and Eames' very

[cayugabirds-l] TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE

2012-12-10 Thread Dave K
TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE still in same area and very cooperative from 10:30 to 10:45 when I left. Seems to be trying to get Cedar Waxwings out of it's territory and where the waxwings were the TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE seemed to follow. -- Cayugabirds-L List

RE: [cayugabirds-l] TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE

2012-12-10 Thread Marie P Read
Sounds like typical Townsend's Solitaire winter behavior - I was in eastern CA a few weeks back photographing them. They set up winter feeding territories, defending fruiting trees (Western Juniper where I was) from waxwings, robins etc. As part of that territoriality they sing/call through the

[cayugabirds-l] Townsend's Solitaire photos FROM CALIFORNIA

2012-12-10 Thread Marie P Read
If people are interested in what this bird looks like, my photos from California are here: http://www.marieread.com/cpg/thumbnails.php?album=510 Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] OT: 2013 Ithaca Christmas Bird Count

2012-12-10 Thread Linda Orkin
Hello to All of You, Just wanted to let everyone know that the Cayuga Bird Club is once again organizing the Christmas Bird Count to be held, as always, on January 1, 2013. As co-coordinators, Bob McGuire and I are always interested in getting as many people involved as we can. It is a very

[cayugabirds-l] Townsend's Solitaire

2012-12-10 Thread Jay Powell
I drove up after work thinking I wouldn't see the bird. After 10 minutes of phishing 2 Carolina Wrens came out and so did this gray beauty. Rain coming down heavy and I'm looking at a lifer. The bird was on the lake side before the gate where the road goes to rocks. Great find Tim! Sent from

Re:[cayugabirds-l] OT: 2013 Ithaca Christmas Bird Count

2012-12-10 Thread Paul Anderson
All: The link Linda gave may not work for all users. Try the following instead: http://www.cayugabirdclub.org/Resources/christmas-bird-count -Paul On 12/10/2012 3:23 PM, Linda Orkin wrote: Hello to All of You, Just wanted to let everyone know that the Cayuga Bird Club is once again

[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA

2012-12-10 Thread Joseph Brin
RBA   *  New York *  Syracuse * December 10, 2012 *  NYSY  12.10.12   Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert Dates(s): December 03, 2012 - December 10, 2012 to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands

Fw: [cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD

2012-12-10 Thread Joseph Brin
Sorry, I forgot to mention the male RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD is still coming to a feeder on Pendergast Road in Phoenix (Onondaga County) - Forwarded Message - From: Joseph Brin brinjos...@yahoo.com To: Cayugabirds CAYUGABIRDS-L@cornell.edu Sent: Monday, December 10, 2012 5:40 PM Subject: