[cayugabirds-l] May's Point (MNWR), Sun 7/26 -- Red-headed Woodpeckers still present

2013-07-29 Thread Mark Chao
Tilden suggested that our family take a short detour on our return from Buffalo on Sunday to allow his sister and especially his mom to see the Red-headed Woodpeckers along South May's Point Road in Montezuma NWR. We found both birds easily at around 4 PM in the stand of dead trees on the west

[cayugabirds-l] Red Knot--no

2013-07-29 Thread Jay McGowan
Three Sanderlings remain on the beach at Myers Point, but no sign of the Red Knot this morning at 6-7:30. Cliff Swallow is only other bird of note so far. Jay -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] This past week-end notes

2013-07-29 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, It has been an incredible week with lots of new things to be found in our area. Yesterday, I was supposed to be having picnic in Myers from 12.30 Pm to 4.30 Pm, but we cancelled it due to rain or otherwise I am sure to have seen the good birds. But anyways, I did go to see the Red

RE:[cayugabirds-l] This past week-end notes

2013-07-29 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
You should read the following as ' the Red Knots and other shore bird' the Red Knot and other shorebirds In a hurry I sent the email without reading it again! Cheers Meena From: bounce-104085854-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-104085854-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Meena

[cayugabirds-l] Life member Karen Allaben-Confer - RTPI show

2013-07-29 Thread John Confer
Karen Allaben-Confer, life member of the Cayuga Bird Club, has a retrospective art show at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History http://www.rtpi.org/ in Jamestown, NY. The show runs from August 9 to October 29 with the opening from 5:00 to 7:00 Friday, August 9. Karen's work was

Re: [cayugabirds-l] American White Pelican continues at Knox-Marsellus, East Rd, Tyre

2013-07-29 Thread Mickey Scilingo
Dave, I was at Knox Marsellus marsh briefly on Saturday morning and I watched the pelican feed while it was swimming across the shallow pool. It would lower its head almost completely underwater while slowly swimming forward. After a few seconds, it would raise its head up and swallow

[cayugabirds-l] RFI: House Wrens or Black-capped CHickadees still nesting?

2013-07-29 Thread Marie P. Read
HI everyone, I'm finishing up my nesting birds book project and still have a couple of gaps for which I need some photo coverage. It's getting a little late, I know, but does anyone have or know of active nests of House Wren or Black-capped Chickadee, nest box or natural cavity. Looking to get

[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA

2013-07-29 Thread Joseph Brin
RBA   *  New York *  Syracuse * July 29, 2013 *  NYSY  07. 29. 13   Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert Dates(s): July 22, 2013 - July 29, 2013 to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)

[cayugabirds-l] possible Dickcissel Seneca Falls NY

2013-07-29 Thread France
Yesterday I heard a possible Dickcissel on Rt 89 where Lower Lake Rd intersects. I didn't realize what I had heard until a little later so I cannot say for sure if that is what it was. -France -- //--France Dewaghe

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma NWR (Benning Marsh) - Duck ID ?

2013-07-29 Thread Jason Huck
Hello all, Fledging birder here looking for some expert identification support. Sorry for the late post; I just uploaded the video clip this morning. On Saturday, July 27th around 11:20am, at Benning Marsh (on Wildlife Drive) at MNWR, as I studied my shorebirds (from a bit closer than

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Montezuma NWR (Benning Marsh) - Duck ID ?

2013-07-29 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
Hi Jason, Yes, your bird is a molting Ring-necked Duck. There is a single Ring-neck, a bit further along in it's molt into eclipse plumage, at Stewart Park in Ithaca this week as well. KEN Ken Rosenberg Conservation Science Program Cornell Lab of Ornithology 607-254-2412 607-342-4594 (cell)