[cayugabirds-l] Snows in flight

2014-03-23 Thread alyssajohnson0
I just pulled into the finger lakes outlet mall. 1000+?? Snow geese flying over I 90 heading northwest. Absolutely beautiful and it never ceases to amaze me to see these birds in large numbers. Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Smartphone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Great Blue Herons

2014-03-23 Thread Wesley M. Hochachka
Hi all, I don't think that it was just local Great Blue Herons that were moving around the Basin yesterday. In addition to seeing one heron hanging around Myers point on Saturday morning, for the second week in a row, I also saw three high-flying herons together heading northeast over the

[cayugabirds-l] Eurasian Widgeon - Lake Rd, Cayuga, NY

2014-03-23 Thread JasonRHuck
Just found a Eurasian Widgeon in with Redheads and American Widgeon while scoping off Lake Road, at the start of the Cayuga trail, just south of the Town park. Working the edge of the ice. I watched it for about five minutes before it flew about 50 feet north up the lake edge. Photos. Jason

[cayugabirds-l] Purple Finch; 4 Fox Sparrows; Snow Buntings H.Larks

2014-03-23 Thread Nari Mistry
Just before noon today, a lone female Purple Finch showed up at our feeders among the many House Finch pairs. No male as yet. At Monkey Run South Gin I met Chris Wood who told us about a Fox Sparrow on the railroad bed above his house, so we walked there and found four bright Fox Sparrows

[cayugabirds-l] Song Sparrows displaying

2014-03-23 Thread W. Larry Hymes
This evening I noticed two SONG SPARROWS in our mock orange. One began the wing-fluttering display to the other, and the other promptly responded with its own version of wing fluttering. Time to think about nesting! Come on Spring!!! Larry -- W. Larry

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Lake Lesser Black-backed Gull,Finger lakes airport Snowy owl,Snow Geese everywhere

2014-03-23 Thread Michael and Joann Tetlow
An afternoon ride to the north end of Seneca and Cayuga Lakes produced a beautiful breeding plumage Lesser black-backed Gull at Seneca Lake Park along with a first year Iceland Gull. A Snowy Owl was along Martin Road in Seneca Falls on the east side of the Finger Lakes airport. Cayuga Lake was

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock on Sapsucker Woods Rd

2014-03-23 Thread Mike Pitzrick
Today at 3:00 PM I flushed a woodcock from the ditch along Sapsucker Woods Rd, across from where Sanctuary Dr intersects. It flew only about 30 feet from the road before landing on the forest floor. -Mike -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] (2) Eurasian Wigeon - Harris Park

2014-03-23 Thread tigger64
I'm pretty sure there's two there a couple hundred yards south of Harris Park. David Wheeler N. Syracuse, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES