[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Meeting-Dec 9

2013-12-05 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi all, Monday, December 9th, is the next meeting of the Cayuga Bird Club at 7:30 pm (7:15 for cookies and social time) at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The meeting will start with a business section (about ½ hour) followed by our program presentation, which features Bob McGuire this month.

[cayugabirds-l] 2013 Saw-whet Owl summary

2013-12-05 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Kestrel Haven Saw-whet report for fall 2013: We attempted netting of Northern Saw-whet Owls on 31 nights between 26 Sep and 20 Nov working between one and 6 hours each night. Using standard 12 meter mist nets our measure of efficiency was 6 birds per 100 net hours effort. More birds and more

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Falls Rufous Hbird

2013-12-05 Thread Dave K
The Rufous was last seen ~9AM Tuesday AM...after 3 full days, I think it's safe to assume it has moved on. I'll post if it is seen again. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Bats!

2013-12-05 Thread Betsy Darlington
Does anyone know of a bat expert in Ithaca - perhaps at Cornell or IC? We had two bats show up in our house last night, a little after midnight! We have no idea how they got in, and we were unable to catch them in our bat net and release them, so they no doubt will show up again. They didn't

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bats!

2013-12-05 Thread Elizabeth B. King
I'd be interested in the answers you get. We have had bats hibernating in our garage for years. We've sealed up every possible entry space but they still get in. They live in our bat house in the summer but they prefer the warm garage in the winter. We had a beautiful orange (!) bat on a deck

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bats!

2013-12-05 Thread Melissa Groo
I would contact Victoria of Wild Things Sanctuary, you can find contact info for her at: http://www.wildthingssanctuary.org/ She takes care of a lot of bats. Melissa On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 5:24 PM, Elizabeth B. King ebk...@twcny.rr.comwrote: I'd be interested in the answers you get. We have

[cayugabirds-l] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bats!

2013-12-05 Thread alyssajohnson0
Betsy, I'd love to see your picture. Also, there are both tree and cave bats it NY. Typically the tree bats are here in summer and migrate. Cave bats are the ones we find in our attics this time of year. Attics make great pseudo caves! There are multiple species of each. I recently wrote a blog