Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mars with Woodcock

2014-04-10 Thread Susan Fast
Mars is still a little orange disk, dropping toward the Thatcher Pinnacles, to the accompaniment of MY front yard Woodcock.  Cold out there. S. Fast On Wednesday, April 9, 2014 8:22 PM, Geo Kloppel wrote: Mars is a little orange disk in my scope, rising over Thatcher's

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Field Sparrow

2014-04-10 Thread Brad Walker
Hi all, A FIELD SPARROW is currently singing outside the main entrance of the Lab of Ornithology. - Brad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ithaca breeding goose investigation

2014-04-10 Thread Dave Nutter
Bill,Great idea! It would be good to get an idea of pairs, and if possible nest locations, while nesting is going on. Maybe later an idea of young produced. What area did you want to cover? At Stewart Park yesterday during a brief cruise through in the taxi I tallied at least 16 pairs of geese

[cayugabirds-l] Merlin @ Giles St

2014-04-10 Thread Suan Yong
Sitting high on a tree behind 140 Giles, just off Hudson. Suan _ _ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ithaca breeding goose investigation

2014-04-10 Thread Bill Evans
I’m thinking the area bounded by the south shore of Cayuga Lake (say out 100-ft), the base of the hills, and south to the bridge to nowhere. We might as well add mallards to the survey – I’m always surprised at the locations where they nest within the city. I’m happy to put a map online and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Merlin @ Giles St

2014-04-10 Thread Marc Devokaitis
I have not seen the two Merlins together since the day I observed the mating, but I have seen one from my porch almost every day. The favorite perch seems to be in an oak tree in a backyard bordered by Prospect, Pleasant and Hudson--have seen it there on at least half a dozen separate occasions in

[cayugabirds-l] Virginia Rail

2014-04-10 Thread Ann Mitchell
I heard one at Martin's Tract. From the parking lot walk the part beside the pond. I walk until I was next to the water. It called from there. Also. I saw 3 Caspian Terns at the north end of the lake. Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] CBC Field Trip Sunday, 8:30am

2014-04-10 Thread Suan Hsi Yong
Hi all, I'll be leading a field trip this Sunday at the late-bird hour of 8:30am, meeting at the Lab parking lot. Destination is still in flux (and subject to influence of attendees), but will likely be in the direction of Park Preserve and Dryden Lake. Trip will end around 1pm. All are welcome

[cayugabirds-l] Friday could be interesting.

2014-04-10 Thread
Radars are lit up with bird echoes across the northeast  and mid Atlantic at present and a cold front with showers will move across central NY overnight grounding migrants. I would expect more new arrivals and a decent day Friday! Good luck. Dave Nicosia Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android --