[cayugabirds-l] Towhee

2015-04-15 Thread bob mcguire
As Eastern Towhee is singing outside the window! FOY for the yard. Bob McGuire -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] New Arrivals

2015-04-15 Thread bob mcguire
I got kind of a late start this morning having been caught at home listening to the dawn chorus (!finally!). Didn’t get to the south end of the Basin until almost 9am. Nevertheless, there was a BLUE-HEADED VIREO singing along Maple Avenue (W. Danby) and a RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET along Tupper Road

[cayugabirds-l] NYSOA field trip in May

2015-04-15 Thread Kathryn Schneider
The New York State Ornithological Association (NYSOA) is offering a field trip to the Intervale Lowlands Preserve in Lake Placid in the Adirondacks on the weekend of 16-17 May 2015. The weekend will start with an optional bird walk at Bloomingdale Bog on 16 May, and that afternoon Larry Master

[cayugabirds-l] 10th annual Finger Lakes Land Trust Spring Bird Quest

2015-04-15 Thread Mark Chao
Throughout May, I’ll be conducting the 10th annual Spring Bird Quest (SBQ) on preserves of the Finger Lakes Land Trust throughout our region. The SBQ has three purposes: * To give birders of all skill levels an opportunity to come together and enjoy birds at some of the finest spots in our

[cayugabirds-l] More W Danby Birds

2015-04-15 Thread bob mcguire
I would like to add to my earlier post of today: Two pairs of HERMIT THRUSHES foraging along Maple Avenue. A pair of FIELD SPARROWS, one singing lustily, at Lindsay-Parsons. Two Great Blue Herons on nests on the pond by the fire station. Bob -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Birding Ford Hill Rd

2015-04-15 Thread Donna Lee Scott
In Lansing, this morning, while my car was being repaired at Snyder's Repair Shop on Ford Hill Rd (excellent place, specializes in foreign cars, great waiting room with bird feeders over garden outside). Ford Hill Rd. is a little dead-end off Lansingville Rd. just north of intersection with

[cayugabirds-l] Gravel Rd Osprey

2015-04-15 Thread John VanNiel
First saw the Gravel Road Osprey (the one South of 318) on Monday afternoon. JVN -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES:

[cayugabirds-l] Campus Club Bird Study Group, April 14

2015-04-15 Thread mberkel
Tuesday morning, April 14, Campus Club Bird Study Group at Myers and Salt Point European Starling House Sparrow American Robin Eastern Bluebird American Crow Grackle Red-winged Blackbird Mourning Dove Osprey Ring-billed Gull Caspian Tern Kingfisher Common Loon Tree Swallow Barn Swallow Hooded

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks

2015-04-15 Thread Melanie Uhlir
After reading the description of Woodcock lek habitat (am I using the term correctly??), it occurred to me that they might be present in the field next to and behind my house so I stomped out through my marshy backyard and through the little woodlot to the edge. Sure enough, I heard peenting!