[cayugabirds-l] Red throated loon continuing and osprey at Allen treman marina. 3:40pm

2015-04-02 Thread Joshua Snodgrass
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[cayugabirds-l] Union Springs ... 1st osprey 4/2/15

2015-04-02 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Becky was leaving for home at 3:15 p.m. when she came running back to say an osprey was atop a pole light just below the house. Yaaa Ho YES!!! It was eating a large fish. I didn't see our osprey across the field on the platform yet today but now will watch. Also will soon check the

[cayugabirds-l] Knox-Marcellus Marsh

2015-04-02 Thread Fred v
Took my first trip ever to Knox-Marcellus Marsh today. It definitely won't be my last. We also stopped at the Mucklands where we saw thousands of snow geese along with a few tundra swans. Below is the list for the marsh. Canada Goose X Tundra Swan X Wood Duck X American Wigeon X Mallard X

[cayugabirds-l] A few items from today (SSW item for Linda)

2015-04-02 Thread Chris R. Pelkie
I headed out for the Loon and stopped at Cass Park for the GREAT-HORNED OWL.. I parked in the first lost, and ended up walking about halfway up the walk scanning the tall trees at Newman (cause I forgot the excellent directions someone else provided). When I spotted it, it was really obvious,

[cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrows

2015-04-02 Thread Geo Kloppel
Today we finally lost enough snow up here in the West Danby highlands to expose some habitat for ground foragers, and sure enough, several Fox Sparrows are singing from deep in the thickets. -Geo Kloppel -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Seeking Cooper's Hawk photo

2015-04-02 Thread timbu...@gmail.com
(Below is a re-post from the State College PA listserv; perhaps someone around here could help Alissa out. I didn't include the attached picture. Don T.) Hello everyone, I'm currently assisting the Penn State Arboretum in developing avian education curriculum for children. I'm in the process

[cayugabirds-l] today's migrants

2015-04-02 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
Periodic skywatching from my yard today produced quite a few migrants — highlights included 4 OSPREYS, 1 imm. BALD EAGLE, 1 RED-SHOULDERED and 2 SHARP-SHINNED HAWKS, 1 COMMON LOON, 1 DC CORMORANT, and 2 TREE SWALLOWS. 3 GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLETS were in the yard this morning, and an EASTERN

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant pm birds

2015-04-02 Thread Marie P. Read
A walk up Mt Pleasant Road (east) this afternoon netted the following: Horned Larks singing! Eastern Bluebird heard singing from the woods along the road...seems like an odd place for that to happen Eastern Phoebe (first I've seen this year) American Robins It was nice to be WARM! Marie

[cayugabirds-l] OT: lake water levels

2015-04-02 Thread Donna Scott
Hi Carol others Every fall the Canal Corporation of the NYS Thruway Authority lowers Cayuga Lake 3 feet or so. This is to help control flooding in spring, ice damage to shore structures etc in winter (didn't work too well this winter tho, at least w some docks hoists!) Each year spring

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2015-04-02 Thread Carol Keeler
Dave's Osprey post reminded me that yesterday I saw my FOS Osprey sitting on a nest on rt. 20 near the Montezuma entrance. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Mucklands

2015-04-02 Thread Geo Kloppel
Huge numbers of Snow Geese occupied the Montezuma mucklands along both sides of rte 31 yesterday - perhaps 100,000. Mixed in were plenty of Tundra Swans, Northern Pintails, American Widgeon, etcetera. More Tree Swallows too. The lanes out across the muck, being elevated a few inches above the

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey (and at Myers/Salt point today)

2015-04-02 Thread Marie P. Read
An Osprey was sitting on the nest perch at Salt Point this morning, and later hovering over the creek looking for fish several times. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu http://www.marieread.com Author

[cayugabirds-l] osprey, Red-thr Loon, Snipe, Woodcock

2015-04-02 Thread Carol Schmitt
Yesterday morning, while watching the Red-throated Loon by the white lighthouse, an Osprey flew over and landed by the inlet. On a roll, we continued on and the Snipe was still calmly probing in the wet spot on Stevenson Rd. Last night, precisely at 8:00 pm (Mohawk Rd, airport). a Woodcock

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey (and at Myers/Salt point today)

2015-04-02 Thread Karel V. Sedlacek
Yahoo! -Original Message- From: bounce-119004913-64835...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119004913-64835...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Marie P. Read Sent: Thursday, April 02, 2015 10:33 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey (and at Myers/Salt point today) An

[cayugabirds-l] 4 Snowy Owls Seneca Falls this AM

2015-04-02 Thread Dave K
There were 4 Snowy Owls seen from Martin Rd 10AM today. One on Lott farm West of Thorpe Rd and 3 on the Martin/Farron block.. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/16985093816 https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/17011104975

[cayugabirds-l] two bald eagles

2015-04-02 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Just now two Bald Eagles one in adult plumage the other in third or fourth year plumage flew towards north and Lab of O! Fairly high Dr. Meena Haribal 409, Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) Ithaca NY 14853 USA Email: m...@cornell.edumailto:m...@cornell.edu http://haribal.org/

[cayugabirds-l] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Red throated loon continuing and osprey at Allen treman marina. 3:40pm

2015-04-02 Thread Dave Nutter
I would like to expand on Josh's observations. This morning I biked to Treman. On the way I stopped to scope the GREAT HORNED OWL on its nest in Newman Golf Course. The babies remained hidden from me. Meanwhile an OSPREY hunted over Cayuga Inlet overhead and I saw a second Osprey in the