Re: [cayugabirds-l] Waterfowl hunting at Salt Pt?

2015-11-03 Thread Mike Pitzrick
I see from the minutes of the 10/16/2013 Lansing Town Board Meeting that deer hunting is also allowed at Salt Point, and that "Recently the Town Board did ask the DEC for clarity about whether shotgun hunting of deer is

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cinnamon Teal continues, Montezuma NWR

2015-11-03 Thread Dave Nutter
Update: around 10am Joe Wing reported that it had returned to Larue’s. —Dave Nutter > On Nov 3, 2015, at 9:57 AM, Dave Nutter wrote: > > The CINNAMON TEAL was reported by Logan Kahle on Larue’s Lagoon shortly after > 6am this morning. Joe Wing reported that it was flushed

[cayugabirds-l] Cinnamon Teal LaRue's

2015-11-03 Thread Dave K
The Cinnamon Teal was more cooperative at ~10AM today. Still sticking to the East side but in the open. Some pics start at https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/22763516091/in/datetaken-public/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant SNOW BUNTINGS

2015-11-03 Thread Marie P. Read
Yes, that's right! There were 4 Snow Buntings flittering and twittering around at the east end of Mt. Pleasant Rd about 30 mins ago, while I was out enjoying the balmy afternoon! I hear Redpolls are on their way too. Maybe the beginning of a birdy winter? Let's hope... Marie Marie Read

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Northern Lights

2015-11-03 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi Folks, Just to let you know that there are good chances of seeing northern lights if you are out chasing owls to night. I did spend sometime out there but so far no luck with either owls or lights. If you see one please let others know.

[cayugabirds-l] Knox-Marcellus Sandhills & East Road house fire

2015-11-03 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Around the drive at MNWR were many people looking for the mystery "cinnamon" teal. No one we talked to had seen it. Frogs & turtles were out enjoying the warm day. Becky helped a painted turtle across the road. A crow captured a leopard frog & flew away with it. We saw more frogs on the road

[cayugabirds-l] 71 Sandhill Cranes Montezuma NWR--Knox-Marsellus and Puddler Marshes, Nov 1, 2015

2015-11-03 Thread Michael Tetlow
Late post from Sunday evening. Missed the Teal but went to Knox after sunset to see just how many are roosting there. -Original Message- From: ebird-checkl...@cornell.edu [mailto:ebird-checkl...@cornell.edu] Sent: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 8:01 PM To: mjtet...@frontiernet.net Subject:

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: Montezuma Teal details

2015-11-03 Thread Dave Nutter
Here are a few more descriptions and links to photos of the Cinnamon Teal at Montezuma. Maybe they include evidence that could help resolve (or instead feed) the hybrid question. One of Mamie Weed’s photos suggests a vaguely crescent-shaped lighter area on the front of the face. Celeste Morien

[cayugabirds-l] Cinnamon Teal continues, Montezuma NWR

2015-11-03 Thread Dave Nutter
The CINNAMON TEAL was reported by Logan Kahle on Larue’s Lagoon shortly after 6am this morning. Joe Wing reported that it was flushed by an eagle and flew from there toward the Main Pool at 9am. If this bird sticks around long enough it may finish transitioning and remove doubt as to whether it

[cayugabirds-l] Waterfowl hunting at Salt Pt?

2015-11-03 Thread Marie P. Read
I headed over to MyersPark/ Salt Pt. intending to photograph Canada Geese taking off against the fall colors (as they did there yesterday). To my disappointment, I found instead someone setting out an array of mallard decoys and a hunting blind on the point just below the Osprey nest platform

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Waterfowl hunting at Salt Pt?

2015-11-03 Thread Dave Nutter
I believe hunting is allowed on Salt Point, which is DEC land administered by the Town of Lansing. Kinda sucks for those of us who prefer to see live undisturbed birds. —Dave Nutter > On Nov 3, 2015, at 9:06 AM, Marie P. Read wrote: > > I headed over to MyersPark/ Salt Pt.

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Cinnamon Teal

2015-11-03 Thread Dave Nutter
I'd like to interject here with the unbiased voice of ignorance. Plus what I saw. I've only seen breeding plumage male Cinnamon Teal a couple times, and the paleness of this bird was different from their intense saturated color, especially on on the head. I think everyone agrees this bird is

[cayugabirds-l] yes Waterfowl hunting at Salt Pt

2015-11-03 Thread Donna Lee Scott
Sorry Marie and others, But hunting is allowed for both waterfowl and deer (!) at Salt Point. Salt Point is a NYS DEC "wildlife management area" therefore these activities, as well as all the other activities such as hiking, paddling, and birding there are legal - in season. Town of Lansing