[cayugabirds-l] Birding Northern Montezuma 3/23

2019-03-23 Thread Johnson, Alyssa
I took two groups birding today, and what great people I got to spend my Saturday with. Despite the biting cold and blinding sun and snow glare, we saw: -4 killdeer flushed as we were pulling out of the MAC parking lot -thousands of pintail on south side of carncross rd, as well as multiple

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese; Eurasian Green-winged Teal at Morgan Road.

2019-03-23 Thread Jay McGowan
Knox-Marsellus Marsh had 10,000+ Snow Geese this afternoon, and the Mucklands hosted another flock of perhaps 6,000. EURASIAN WIGEON were present both at Knox-Marsellus and Morgan Road in Savannah. The best bird of the day was a EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL with the Green-winged Teal flock at Morgan

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake--no Snow Geese

2019-03-23 Thread Mary Jane Thomas
We were at Knox-Marcellus this afternoon (probably around one) and saw thousands of Snow Geese in the distance. We then drove to the Mucklands and saw a huge flock fly in and settle down. It was wonderful! We also saw Pintails at the Mucklands. Earlier we had been to the northern end of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake--no Snow Geese

2019-03-23 Thread Barbara Bauer Sadovnic
We were up by the mucklands this afternoon, and there were thousands of snow geese, with more arriving as we left. > On Mar 23, 2019, at 7:37 PM, Sandy Podulka wrote: > > We checked out the NW end of Cayuga Lake this evening and found the large > groups of Snow Geese mostly gone. There was

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake--no Snow Geese

2019-03-23 Thread Sandy Podulka
We checked out the NW end of Cayuga Lake this evening and found the large groups of Snow Geese mostly gone. There was one large white streak in the middle of the lake south of Cayuga Lake State Park at 5:30 pm, but it was not visible when we drove back around 6:30, so perhaps they took off. I

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebird and Pins Siskins

2019-03-23 Thread Lois E. Chaplin
Enjoying all the bird activity in my back yard (from the warmth/comfort of the house). Have had as many as four Pine Siskins visiting the feeders over the past several days. I just spied a Bluebird checking out one of the nest boxes out back. This is earlier than I'm used to seeing them. So far