[cayugabirds-l] Owling trip tomorrow by CBC

2015-11-06 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, This is Cayuga bird Club trip announcements. Members of the public are also invited to attend this trip. Details are as follow: The Owling field trip on November 7 will be led by Wes Blauvelt and Meena Haribal. Participants should meet at the Lab of Ornithology parking lot at

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park student project: wetland restoration

2015-11-06 Thread Suan Hsi Yong
Ken Rosenberg and I were at Stewart Park last month when three of them (don't remember names) came by, described the project briefly, and asked for advice. They initially considered using the central part of the lakeshore near the pavilion/floating dock, but we suggested instead the corner of the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant American Pipits etc

2015-11-06 Thread Carol Schmitt
Along with enjoying the Cinnamon Teal (which, by the way, seemed to have distinct speckles on it's side, and chevron-feather markings fore and aft - i.e. definitely a hybrid?), and a count of 68 Sandhills from East Rd., we saw a lone Snow Bunting at Tschache, right in the grassy tracks

Re: [cayugabirds-l] to Montezuma & back

2015-11-06 Thread Donna Scott
Yesterday an hour before dusk I was able to clearly see the lovely hybrid cinnamon teal and it's companions on my way to Fairport. Thanks to Dave & Chris for descriptions of why it's a hybrid. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 5, 2015, at 10:51 PM, Dave Nutter

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant American Pipits etc

2015-11-06 Thread Marie P. Read
My walk on blustery Mt Pleasant this morning turned up: A flock of about 50 American Pipits 1 Horned Lark None of Those White Birds from a few days ago On the way back, a Common Raven was on the road near a large flock of American Crows checking out the newly harvested corn field. The raven

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [GeneseeBirds-L] Cave Swallows - Hamlin Beach SP

2015-11-06 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Keep your eyes open! Cave Swallows are being reported flying along the South shoreline of Lake Ontario near Rochester, NY. Sincerely, Chris T-H Begin forwarded message: From: Bird observations from western New York > Subject:

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park student project: wetland restoration

2015-11-06 Thread Robyn Bailey
Dave, Here is what the City of Ithaca forester said about the wetlands project: “Basically the students will be planting some cattails and sweet flag along the waters edge, maybe 50 linear feet. Then they will do some water sampling through the summer. It's not a big project.” Sorry I don’t

[cayugabirds-l] Hearing aids for birders?

2015-11-06 Thread Betsy Darlington
Hi, everyone- Hope this isn't too off-topic! I'm planning to get hearing aids and would like any advice you can give me. There are too many higher register bird songs I can no longer hear, and I have trouble hearing Lab of O speakers unless I'm right under their nose. And I'm always asking my