A couple of nights ago I went outside around 9:30 to exercise my dog and look at the stars. Our movement or my voice evidently disrupted a junco (I know some roost in conifer shrubs near the feeder). One started flitting about in a way that seemed aimless and disoriented, and it also appeared to
David Diaz ( all),That's a great map of the Cayuga Lake Watershed, but it differs from the 1925 map Wiegand Eames drew of the Cayuga Lake Basin, and the David Cup adopted, in several important respects: * WE included south-flowing drainage toward the Seneca River and Erie Canal, so that the Basin
Snowy owl on rt96A and Larsen Road, south of Geneva. About 250' from rt96A. Google maps pin attached... Dropped Pin near 3631-3799 New York 96A, Geneva, NY 14456 http://goo.gl/maps/HvkLj David Diaz Tburg, NY Sent from David's iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:
Just found this paper that shows in 1994 Lake Erie went from ~50% iced over on Jan 12 to ~100% on Jan 21 (Fig. 8). I’m imagining grebes on 5000 square miles of lake getting confined to a smaller and smaller area over a week then abruptly on one calm night being forced to evacuate en masse.
Snowshoe Hike with Montezuma Eagles Jan. 30, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. During the last 40 years, the bald eagle has been brought back from the brink of extinction. Strap on a pair of snowshoes and trek through a portion of the Refuge normallyoff limits to the public, including the bald
Something else I have never seen before.. a Canada Goose with its bill glazed over with ice. Seen with 8 Mute Swans at Mud Lock this afternoon. http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/12196558955/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:
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On a field trip last Saturday, I, too, noticed a Canada Goose that appeared to have snow encrusted on its bill. This was seen at Baldwinsville on the Seneca River. Of the many waterfowl seen there, only one showed this. Judy Thurber Liverpool Sent from my iPad On Jan 28, 2014, at 6:13 PM,