[cayugabirds-l] On Osprey time

2016-03-25 Thread Candace Cornell
It's osprey time again! Since at least 3/22, folks around the lake have seen ospreys returning to this area and gathering sticks to repair their nests. It is still a week earlier than their traditional arrival dates, but there's no telling when it comes to nature. The males typically arrive a few

[cayugabirds-l] Chipping Sparrow

2016-03-25 Thread Donna Lee Scott
At about 6 PM, I looked up from my dinner to see on the outside deck rail 9 feet away, a CHIPPING SPARROW wolfing down bird seed. FOY in my yard. Donna Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Kinglet

2016-03-25 Thread Donna Lee Scott
GOLDEN CROWNED KINGLET showing his gold head patch as he foraged around a cedar tree near 395 Lansing Station Rd., Lansing, half hour ago. Donna Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Shorebird flyby MNWR Visitor Center

2016-03-25 Thread Jay McGowan
Not quite, but a better bird for the Visitor Center–a flock of Bonaparte's Gulls! A flock of a similar number was reported near the south end of the lake this morning, so looks like they are on the move. On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 1:00 PM, Dave K wrote: > At 10:30 this

[cayugabirds-l] Shorebird flyby MNWR Visitor Center

2016-03-25 Thread Dave K
At 10:30 this AM, there was a flock of 29 shorebirds that buzzed the Visitor Center pond and landed well West of the berm. They were by me before I could get a pic but the were long winged, with apparent white tail and had a halting wing beat. My guess would be Gr Yellow Legs but hope for ID.

[cayugabirds-l] airport woodcocks

2016-03-25 Thread Carol Schmitt
Woodcocks weredisplaying last night at the airport as darkness fell --- about 7:30pm, in their usualfield on Mohawk Rd, south of the intersection with Snyder Rd. We lookforward to this spring ritual every year, ever since our first woodcock huntwith Betsy Darlington many years ago! Carol

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park, Fri 3/25

2016-03-25 Thread Mark Chao
Bonaparte's Gull on the shore by the pavilion and boardwalk platform at Stewart Park on Friday morning. Some visiting birders from Philadelphia saw a second Bonaparte's before I arrived, but I haven't found it yet myself. Mark Chao -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Lesser Black-backed Gulls continue at Stewart Park

2016-03-25 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Yesterday I saw at least 6 Lesser Black-backed Gulls still at Stewart Park, one was a young bird, probably a second year bird. Three of them were at least look like the same individuals I had photographed last week. Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111