[cayugabirds-l] migration on radar again

2013-04-05 Thread nutter.dave
The weather radar is showing night migration again now (4-5 April). What's moving in, or through, or away? Anybody got your ears to the skies? What will be different out there today? Last time there seemed to be an influx of Eastern Phoebes, American Robins, Song Sparrows, some other sparrows

Re: [cayugabirds-l] migration on radar again

2013-04-05 Thread David McCartt
We had our first of year TREE SWALLOW this morning. David McCartt Tubbs Hill Rd. Richford --- On Fri, 4/5/13, nutter.d...@me.com nutter.d...@me.com wrote: From: nutter.d...@me.com nutter.d...@me.com Subject: [cayugabirds-l] migration on radar again To: cayugabirds-L@cornell.edu Date: Friday,

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks????

2013-04-05 Thread bob mcguire
Has anyone been hearing/seeing woodcocks in the past few days? Back at the beginning of March we had several here on Whitted Rd (Snyder Hill). And in years past we have had up to seven in our and neighboring fields. I went out last night around 8 pm to survey and could not find a one. It

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks????

2013-04-05 Thread Nancy W. Dickinson
I saw and heard 3 woodcocks last evening. But the first chorus of peepers was even more exciting! On Apr 5, 2013, at 9:11 AM, bob mcguire wrote: Has anyone been hearing/seeing woodcocks in the past few days? Back at the beginning of March we had several here on Whitted Rd (Snyder Hill). And

[cayugabirds-l] Female RWBlackbird

2013-04-05 Thread Suan Yong
Saw my FOY female red-winged blackbird this morning at Commonland. The 100+ ring-necked ducks that were still at the second dam yesterday morning were gone this morning. Saw my FOY sapsucker yesterday near the Giles St footbridge - a brilliant male, yellow belly and all. Suan PS It would be

Arctic Sea Ice - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks????

2013-04-05 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Bob, I suspect the cool weather has a lot to do with it. I believe that we are having a significantly cooler-than-normal spring, due to the Jet Stream being slightly farther south or much broader than usual. This, as I understand it, is directly correlated to the reduction in sea ice in the

[cayugabirds-l] Ospreys at nest in Lansing

2013-04-05 Thread Robyn Bailey
Yesterday evening, I spotted 2 Ospreys at the nest platform on Portland Point (Cargill plant). One was in the nest, and the other was eating a very orange fish (koi?) just below. Robyn Bailey Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks????

2013-04-05 Thread Dimitri William Ponirakis
Hi Bob I'm pretty sure I saw a Woodcock out the back of my house on Cosmos Hill west of Homer at about 6pm last night (Thursday 4th). I was walking in an area between a field and scrub, and it just shot up in from of me. Dimitri Ponirakis -Original Message- From:

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks???? and Owls

2013-04-05 Thread bilbaker
Ann Mitchell and I went out looking for owls yesterday evening, stating early enough to heard Woodcocks as well. We found what I will confidently say were at least 5 individual Woodcock behind the airport near where Snyder and Mohawk meet. We were in the vicinity till well after 9 but could not

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and speaker dinner - Monday, April 8

2013-04-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club will hold its monthly meeting next Monday, April 8, at 7:30 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, with cookies and conversation at 7:15. David Nicosia, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the NOAA/National Weather Service in Binghamton will present Highways in the Sky -

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and speaker dinner - Monday, April 8

2013-04-05 Thread Linda Orkin
Thanks Colleen. I hope to see many of you at the dinner. We will be starting the meeting this coming Monday at 7:25 and zipping through. This month we are having an additional presentation from Andy Zepp giving us all the Finger Lakes Land Trust news and exciting updates. Andy will start his

[cayugabirds-l] Monday April 8 Cayuga Bird Club Clarification.

2013-04-05 Thread Linda Orkin
Responding to some confusion regarding presenters at the April 8 Cayuga Bird club meeting and realizing that people who may not regularly attend are not quite sure of the scheduling I offer the following. Our normally scheduled speakers start at 8 after a one half hour club meeting. Andy

[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls

2013-04-05 Thread Michael Czarnecki
From Wheeler Hill, Steuben County For the first time since January 18 we have not had to refill our two Niger seed tube feeders. Michael -- www.foothillspublishing.com/poetguy www.foothillspublishing.com/48states www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Czarnecki/1575191103 Never Stop Asking for

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma meeting place

2013-04-05 Thread Donna Scott
Xing, CLO stands for Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, so it's the parking lot in front of the ornithology lab On Sapsucker Woods Road. is that enough information? Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Apr 5, 2013, at 8:39 PM, Xing Cai x...@cornell.edu wrote: Hi there, I am Xing Cai

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Audubon Center GREAT EGRET

2013-04-05 Thread Christopher Lajewski
I found one GREAT EGRET in the north marsh behind the Montezuma Audubon Center (2295 Route 89 Savannah) this afternoon at 2:30 pm while leading a Girl Scout program. Chris Lajewski Education Manager Montezuma Audubon Center 315.365.3588 clajew...@audubon.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Skydance @ Edwards Lake Cliffs

2013-04-05 Thread Suan Yong
I had some spare time before pickup hockey at The Rink, so I decided to take an evening walk in the Edwards Lake Cliffs preserve, not really expecting to see anything special. To my surprise a loud peent emanated from the brush next to one of the small open areas, and continued while I tried to