[cayugabirds-l] Siena Screech

2017-01-30 Thread Suan Yong
Thanks to Mark Chao, I got some nice photos of the Siena Drive screech owl two weekends ago in the nice afternoon sun: https://www.facebook.com/suan.yong/posts/10212243852629469 (And if you're wondering about the camera angle on the last shot: yes, I was standing on the roof of my CRV :-)

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds

2017-01-30 Thread Sue Rakow
I saw a pair of bluebirds this morning at about 10:00 on Dodge Road near Ellis Hollow Rd. They must be finding enough food! -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA

2017-01-30 Thread Joseph Brin
*  New York*  Syracuse - January 30 2017 *  NYSY  01.30.17 Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird AlertDates(s):January 23, 2017 - January 30 2017to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT yahoo.comcovering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refugeand Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)

[cayugabirds-l] Pileated Woodpecker/ grapes

2017-01-30 Thread Donna Lee Scott
As I walked south from my place an hour ago, I heard what I thought was the call of a Northern Flicker. When I finally located the bird, it was a female PILEATED WOODPECKER quietly calling while flapping awkwardly, trying to hang onto flimsy grape vines while eating the wild grapes! The call