[cayugabirds-l] Merlin and two snowy owls

2014-04-01 Thread David Diaz
Merlin dive-bombing snowy owl sitting on top of red barn, while a second snowy sitting on a gas well watches. Wowie kazowie! Rt96A and Woodworth Rd. I see at least one of the two snowy's on a daily basis. David Dropped Pin near 3373-3599 Woodworth Rd, Geneva, NY 14456

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owls, Meadowlarks in Seneca County.

2014-04-01 Thread M Miller
Had a pair of Snowy Owls along Rte 96A between Woodworth Kime Rds. They were hanging out together, female(?) was much more heavily barred than male(?). Also found 3 E. Meadowlarks along Stacy Rd. (off 96A by Kime/Yellow Tavern Rd intersection). Seneca Lake St Park was almost void of geese - no

[cayugabirds-l] More Snow Geese arriving

2014-04-01 Thread Geo Kloppel
West Danby: more big flocks of Snow Geese entering the basin on this morning's south wind, -Geo -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin

2014-04-01 Thread Ann Mitchell
Dave spotted one at Frontamac with 25 Tree Swallows. Great looks. It must be Spring! Good birding, Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Golden eagle over Lab of O

2014-04-01 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
An adult GOLDEN EAGLE just circled over the Lab of Ornithology with a group of Turkey Vultures -- seen from my office window at 12:15. KEN Ken Rosenberg Conservation Science Program Cornell Lab of Ornithology 607-254-2412 607-342-4594 (cell) k...@cornell.edumailto:k...@cornell.edu --

[cayugabirds-l] Bluegrass lane snipe

2014-04-01 Thread Brad Walker
Hi all, there are currently at least thirty two WILSON'S SNIPE in a muddy drainage stream behind the long red barn (south side) at the parking area for Bluegrass Lane. The birds are only about a hundred feet away from the road and the light is great for photography at this angle. Brad --

[cayugabirds-l] Injured Red-Tailed Hawk

2014-04-01 Thread Alicia Plotkin
Hi, On my way home from work, at 5:30 PM, an injured mature (and gorgeous) red-tailed hawk was in a field just south of Interlaken. It was able to jump and flap for very short distances - maybe 3' in lift and 10' in distance - and was progressing through a series of flap/hops, but

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured Red-Tailed Hawk

2014-04-01 Thread Rosalie V Borzik
Hi Alicia, If you go back to that area, tell me the hawk is still there and wait for me to arrive, I will come. Otherwise, it's a long drive for what is likely to be a wild goose chase. Email me at rbor...@audubon.orgmailto:rbor...@audubon.org or call my cell 607-342-0271tel:607-342-0271

[cayugabirds-l] Found lens cap at Stewart Park

2014-04-01 Thread Gary Kohlenberg
If someone lost their scope lens cap in Stewart Park email me off list and I'll get it back to you. Looks brand new. Gary -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] No Snow Geese off Lower Lake ZRoad

2014-04-01 Thread Barbara B. Eden
On this glorious day we took a drive hoping to see flocks of Snow Geese on the shallow waters at this northern point of Cayuga Lake. Much to my surprise, the lake was still quite frozen and the only waterfowl were small groups of Red heads and Canvas Backs on the small areas of open water. I

[cayugabirds-l] Harris Park today

2014-04-01 Thread Lois E. Chaplin
We made a quick trip up the east side of the lake today. With more ice having melted, the birds are further out than they were a week ago. From Harris Park, we saw a few ducks including numerous BUFFLEHEAD and a pair of GOLDENEYE. We also saw an EAGLE perched in a tree on the near shore. In the

[cayugabirds-l] Snow geese

2014-04-01 Thread Carol Keeler
Between 5:00 and 6:00, I saw flight after flight of Snow Geese. I'm half way between Skaneateles and Auburn. They were mostly going east toward Skaneateles. They seemed to taking off from farm fields near me. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks displaying in NE Ithaca

2014-04-01 Thread Scott Haber
Woodcocks have been displaying reliably for the last week or so, starting around 7:45 every evening, along the road that parallels the Northwood Apts. off Warren Rd. There were at least 4-5 individual displaying concurrently this evening. The major display areas seem to be the open field between

[cayugabirds-l] YES Snow Geese off Lower Lake Road

2014-04-01 Thread Dave Nutter
The conditions Barbara Eden described were true for the south end of Lower Lake Rd, but it was different farther north.Late this morning and mid-afternoon Ann Mitchell I saw a large flock (several thousand) SNOW GEESE considerably east of the boat ramp at Cayuga Lake State Park on Lower Lake Rd

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Injured Red-Tailed Hawk - update request for help

2014-04-01 Thread Alicia Plotkin
Hi everyone, By the time Rose and I made contact today, it was too late in the day for me to get back to Interlaken and confirm the bird was still visible and for her then to make the trip arrive before sunset. I will look again tomorrow morning and see if I can find it on my way to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Purple Martin

2014-04-01 Thread Dave Nutter
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[cayugabirds-l] lots of bird migration on radar tonight

2014-04-01 Thread Dave Nutter
Just looked at the radar now and the weather forecast for tomorrow: a big cloud of birds! Anyone local listening tonight?--Dave Nutter -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome and Basics Rules and Information Subscribe, Configuration and Leave Archives: