[cayugabirds-l] Developing sister birding clubs to help protect neotropical migrants

2016-09-23 Thread Jody W Enck
Hello All, The Cayuga Bird Club has started an effort to establish a network of sister birding clubs in North and Central America linking the migratory pathways of neotropical songbirds. Many of the colorful and familiar "Birds of Summer" that we enjoy so much in North America during

[cayugabirds-l] Long-eared owl, Salmon Creek

2016-09-23 Thread Karen Edelstein
I'm excited to say that after the last instance (I knew of) 15 years ago, there was a long-eared owl calling about halfway up the hill behind my house last night. He was vocal for only about 5 minutes around 11 pm, and then quiet. The last time I heard LEOWs was in February 2001(?), a dueting

Re: [cayugabirds-l] ID help? Whistling at night

2016-09-23 Thread Asher Hockett
I heard twice a descending call this morning, lower pitched and coarser than what I associate with E. Screech Owl. It seem to definitely be an owl - it was still dark with only a few peeps and chirps from other birds/frogs/insects - and the descending pattern was like that of the E. SO. Trying

[cayugabirds-l] Injured mallard

2016-09-23 Thread Nancy Cusumano
Just throwing this out there... There's an injured female mallard swimming in the inlet behind The Dock. Either it's tongue or lower jaw is hanging. She would be hard to catch as is mobile. Anyone interested? Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 525! dogs since 2005! Learn more at