Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl at Hancock Airport

2015-01-01 Thread Mickey Scilingo
I saw 2 SNOWY OWLS at the Syracuse Airport this morning around 9:30. The first was a lightly barred individual perched on a light post alongside the East-West runway straight out from the public observation area. The second was a more heavily barred bird sitting on a long snow bank on the

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Guided Snowshoe - Saturday, Jan. 3

2015-01-01 Thread Chris Lajewski
Happy New Year from the Montezuma Audubon Center! Start 2015 off with a Hot Cocoa and Snow Program on Saturday, January 3 from 1 pm - 2:30 pm. This guided snowshoe (hike if there isn't enough snow) will take you on an adventure around Montezuma's forests and grasslands to find mammals,

[cayugabirds-l] Birds so far east side Cayuga Lake

2015-01-01 Thread David Nicosia
Waterfowl numbers way down. Lots of hunters. Best so far White crowned Sparrow Ridge road toward King Ferry. Yellow rumped warbler at Factory st pond and one Bonapartes Gull Frontonec Harbor on the ice. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Orange-crowned Warbler today

2015-01-01 Thread Paul Anderson
I'm not sure what the etiquette of posting on bird-count day is, but rather than wait until the evening compilation to announce this, I thought it would be best to get the word out while there is still enough light for others to try and see this bird. I saw a single ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Blue-headed Vireo Today!

2015-01-01 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
Great bird! Where is that, relative to roads and intersections? What was the habitat? Kevin -Original Message- From: [] On Behalf Of bob mcguire Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2015 4:18 PM To:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] find a Barred Owl before midnight!

2015-01-01 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
Fitz got one on Sapsucker Woods Rd right after the compilation, so we got oneā€¦.. KEN Kenneth V. Rosenberg Conservation Science Program Cornell Lab of Ornithology Office: 607-254-2412 cell: 607-342-4594 On Jan 1, 2015, at 9:23 PM, Dave Nutter

[cayugabirds-l] Wanted: old Charlie Harper or Bird Calendars

2015-01-01 Thread Sandra Wold
I am working on some art projects and would appreciate any you don't want or need any more. I can pick up at potluck tonight or any bird meeting or GreenStar. I live downtown. Thank you! Sandy * * * * * * * * * *Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come ALIVE, for what the world

[cayugabirds-l] Cooper's Hawk at feeders for CBC

2015-01-01 Thread Nari Mistry
As we were rounding off our CBCount at our feeders after counting at E Hill Rec Way and Dodge Rd., an adult Cooper's Hawk swooped up to a perch in the box-elder, directly above our line of feeders and fiercely eyed the feeders below, sweeping her head rapidly back and forth many times. We were

[cayugabirds-l] Large Aythya raft north end of Cayuga Lake where railroad tracks cross.

2015-01-01 Thread David Nicosia
The birds are lined up along the northern shore and there probably are about 1000 conservatively. From lower lake road too distant to id scaup or even ring necked ducks but there are at least scaup and lots of redheads. These birds are hopefully avoiding the hunters. I saw lots of aythya flying up

[cayugabirds-l] Blue-headed Vireo Today!

2015-01-01 Thread bob mcguire
A Blue-headed Vireo came in with a flock of chickadees/etc during the morning count today. In the cedars/arbovitaes at 1950 Hanshaw Road. I was able to get a prolonged, clear, eye-level look at it for about 30 seconds. I walked back down the road to summon Susan for a look. When we returned 20

[cayugabirds-l] find a Barred Owl before midnight!

2015-01-01 Thread Dave Nutter
A major miss on the Ithaca Christmans Bird Count today (1 Jan 2015) was BARRED OWL. But there's still over 2 hours for someone to be a hero and find one somewhere in the count circle (within 7.5 miles of the intersection of Mt Pleasant Turkey Hill Roads; also shown on the Cayuga Bird Club web

[cayugabirds-l] Ithaca Christmas Bird Count unofficial summary

2015-01-01 Thread Dave Nutter
These are preliminary records. Some may be adjusted. There may be errors. Maybe you can add to the count week list by adding species on Jan 2, 3, or 4 withing the Count Circle (7.5 miles from the intersection of Mt Pleasant Turkey Hill Rds, also shown on Cayuga Bird Club web site through