Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawks at Game Farm Rd.

2013-03-04 Thread Tobias Dean
thanks all for the advice. I observed these hawks for a while to try to set the details in my mind. I thought they were red tails, as that is the type I see the most often, but wanted to make sure. Great spot for observing them in different positions. Toby On Mon, Mar 4, 2013

[cayugabirds-l] short of Short-eared Owls?

2013-03-04 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Recently someone on the list mentioned that it was a great year for Short-eared Owls. I'd argue that it is one of the lightest in three decades and has been getting lighter each year. It wasn't all that far back when we had an ongoing Short-eared owl count in the region with fantatstic numbers

[cayugabirds-l] new Bill and Melinda Gates building on Cornell campus

2013-03-04 Thread Karen Edelstein
The acres of all-glass-plate facade are up on the south side this new building near the stadium. Does anyone know whether there are any bird collision mitigation strategies planned? Looks like a thousand heartbreaks waiting to happen. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Great Black-backed Gull at compost banded in Maine last year

2013-03-04 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
I took some photos of a banded first cycle Great Black-backed Gull at the Stevenson Road compost on Saturday, 2 March 2013. Turns out it was banded on Appledore Island, on the Isles of Shoals, Maine, where Cornell has a biological station, on 9 July 2011. This is the first banded Great

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Great Black-backed Gull at compost banded in Maine last year

2013-03-04 Thread Kenneth Victor Rosenberg
ah, but if it was banded in July 2011, can it still be a first-cycle?? KEN Ken Rosenberg Conservation Science Program Cornell Lab of Ornithology 607-254-2412 607-342-4594 (cell) On Mar 4, 2013, at 2:20 PM, Kevin J. McGowan

[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA

2013-03-04 Thread Joseph Brin
RBA   *  New York *  Syracuse * March  04, 2013 *  NYSY  03. 04. 13   Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert Dates(s): February 25, 2013 - March 04, 2013 to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands Complex