[cayugabirds-l] Seeking tagged Tree Swallow sightings!

2016-04-25 Thread Teresa Pegan
Hello! My name is Teresa and I’m involved with an experiment at Cornell involving radio tagging Tree Swallows. Last summer we deployed a bunch of solar-powered tags on swallows. These special tags are designed so that we can study dispersal (a movement from one breeding site to another, or

[cayugabirds-l] Red-tailed hawk and Crow at Sage Hall, Cornell campus

2016-04-25 Thread Laura J. Heisey
Twice today I've watched a crow dive-bombing a Red-tailed Hawk as it sits perched atop one or another of the Sage Hall spires. The hawk seems unperturbed. Pretty entertaining! Laura -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Little Gull, other migrants

2016-04-25 Thread Jay McGowan
Hi all, This morning I found an adult LITTLE GULL in a flock of Bonaparte's Gulls on the water distant off Stewart Park. I'm only posting now because, shortly after sending out a rare bird alert text to the RBA group, the bird took flight with the Bonaparte's and headed north up the lake.

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Palm Warbler

2016-04-25 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
There was a Palm Warbler near the Fuller Wetlands at 8:00 this morning. There was also a Northern Waterthrush and a Rusty Blackbird singing near the Sherwood Platform on the Wilson Trail. There are lots of Yellow-rumped Warblers, White-throated Sparrows, and Ruby-crowned Kinglets. Anne Marie

RE: [cayugabirds-l] 3 Ospreys

2016-04-25 Thread Karel V. Sedlacek
These three were circling over Bradfield Hall and causing the CU Hawks in the Weill nest to alarm and escort off the premises. From: bounce-120416222-64835...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-120416222-64835...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Candace Cornell Sent: Sunday, April 24, 2016 9:48 PM