Re: [cayugabirds-l] Montezuma, mucklands, etc. info

2019-03-20 Thread Sandy Podulka
This evening there were huge rafts of Snow Geese on Cayuga Lake visible from Cayuga Lake State Park as well as Route 89 just a few miles south of Cayuga Lake State Park. Just south of the park, along Route 89, there was a flock of Tundra Swans very close to shore. There were scattered

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma and Oswego Harbor

2019-03-20 Thread Colleen Richards
When homeschooling, one sometimes has "sunny" days (rather than snow days), hence a quick drive to Montezuma and beyond today. Below is a short summary of waterfowl only. Had 3 flyovers by osprey between Union Springs and the north end of the lake. We had lots of snow geese and swans at the

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma, mucklands, etc. info

2019-03-20 Thread Mary Jane Thomas
Does anyone have recent info about the bird life status on the wildlife drive at MNWR or in the Mucklands? We’re planning on being in the area on Saturday. We’d like to see Snow Geese while we’re in the general area - are they more apt to be on Cayuga Lake still? Thanks for the help and

[cayugabirds-l] Great Blue Heron Rookery

2019-03-20 Thread Andrew David Miller
The great blue heron rookery in Malloryville, between Red Mill Rd. and West Malloryville Rd and best viewed from Fall Creek Rd., has been repopulated by returning great blue herons over the last few days. My daughters and I counted seven there late this afternoon, all occupying different nests

[cayugabirds-l] Happy Spring!

2019-03-20 Thread Dave Nutter
About an hour past the equinox, there are currently at least 27 Turkey Vultures over downtown Ithaca as viewed from my living room window. On St Patrick’s Day there were only 8 kettling while I planted peas. On a non-bird note, that was the day I saw my first Woodchuck. It walked gingerly out

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2019-03-20 Thread Ann Mitchell
There is an Osprey sitting on a nest which is past Union Springs heading north. It is just across from Connors Road on the west side. Ann Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Springport osprey

2019-03-20 Thread Karen Edelstein
Joe Wetmore and I had an osprey flying low over the road in the Town of Springport along Route 90 near Fire Lane 20. About 10 am this morning. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Eurasian Wigeon, Catharine Creek Marsh

2019-03-20 Thread Jay McGowan
Reuben Stoltzfus reports a group of birders looking from Rock Cabin Road in Watkins Glen on Monday had a male Eurasian Wigeon out in the marsh from the tower. Jay -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: