While I was doing chores this morning (outside of Mecklenburg) I saw a wonderful interaction between a raven and my goat. I feed the crows, and it's not uncommon for our resident ravens to drop in and have a snack. This morning, as I was filling water buckets, I heard an odd, bell-like voice.
serendipity: the faculty or phenomenon of finding valuable or agreeable things not sought for, refers to the fairy tale characters who were always making discoveries through chance. Cayugabirds-l has carried two recent reports of serendipitous raptor observations. A+ ratings: Kevin
Here at the front desk, got a call from a pretty knowledgeable birder near Danby. He's especially knowledgeable about raptors. On Hill Rd yesterday mid-day. 96B twd Danby, turn on Curtis Rd. At T, turn left onto Hill Rd. Sighting up on the hill. Large, about eagle-sized, white with Arctic
We have a nice brown creeper picking through he bark of our spruce trees in Brooktondale...it is the first I have seen in a long time. ...Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre. ~Warren Buffett Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video
We just flushed a very early GRAY CATBIRD from the small patch of bare ground at the base of our house on Tareyton Drive in Northeast Ithaca. -- Jay McGowan Macaulay Library Cornell Lab of Ornithology jw...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:
I was in the area today (before reading this message) on Michigan Hollow road, and at one point heard a sequence of three broad-wing squeals. They fit in nicely between several blue jay vocalizations, from roughly the same direction, so without visual confirmation, and given the early (?) date,
Gary Kohlenberg led today’s successful CBC trip up the lake, and I am sure he will want to do a full report at some point. But for those who might be thinking about going up tomorrow, one of the highlights was a single SANDHILL CRANE. We looked high low around the Carncross Rd area without
Late this afternoon a gorgeous, shiny COMMON GRACKLE visited the ground under my bird feeders. Location: Pleasant Valley Rd in Groton. Marla L. Coppolino Groton, New York USA http://marlacoppolino.com http://www.thesnailwrangler.com/ http://kibibiacres.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: