Re: [cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Visitor Center

2016-03-31 Thread Peter
Ann and all. A week ago I visited 8 eagle nests in the northern part of our "range" (ranging from west to Geneva to east to the refuge and south to Aurora, NY). We found eagles on 7 of the 8 nests. Today I visited the only nest that had no eagles on or near it the day we monitored (Packwood

[cayugabirds-l] Avicaching week 1 update

2016-03-31 Thread Ian Davies
Hi Cayugabirders, Another rainy night with south winds this evening—more chances for some grounded waterbirds! Tomorrow morning could be a good chance to get out to your local piece of water and see what might have dropped in. You never know until you look! However, once the weather clears

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Visitor Center

2016-03-31 Thread Ann Mitchell
I arrived there sometime after 3:00. Dave got there shortly after I did (unplanned but like minded). Shorebirds included one Dunlin, one Pectoral Sandpiper, one Lesser Yellowlegs, and at least three Killdeer. Two Wilson's Snipe were also nearby. The Pectoral Sandpiper and Dunlin stayed close

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbirds in Sapsucker Woods

2016-03-31 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
On a lunchtime walk, we came across at least a dozen Rusty Blackbirds singing away in trees along the East trail at the eastern edge of the refuge close to the southeast corner of the trail. We saw 8 of them, but it sounded like there were a whole lot more. There were also singing Phoebes in a

[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager in Wee Stinky Glen

2016-03-31 Thread Laura J. Heisey
It's still here. I just saw it (and reported to eBird) in the tallest tree across from the semi-circle of benches between Day Hall and Sage Hall. Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES