[cayugabirds-l] Encounter with a TV

2019-04-19 Thread Bill McAneny
A couple of days ago Shirley and I were driving on Cayuga View Rd near Falls Rd (TBurg) and came upon a large bird feeding on a dead critter in the road.  We came to a stop and the bird moved a couple of yards and slowly launched into a low holding position a few feet above the ground.  It was

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Upland Sandpipers

2019-04-19 Thread bob mcguire
Thanks Pete, for posting this information on the newly-arrived UPLAND SANDPIPERS at the Lott Farm in Seneca Falls. Now that “Uppie” season is with us again, it is worth noting that, while the Farm is private property, the owners (primarily, I believe, Mrs Lott) do welcome birders to drive

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Upland Sandpipers

2019-04-19 Thread psaracin
2 upland sandpipers thia afternoon at Lott farm. Out behind cement " structure" straight out from where you pull in 9ff of Rt. 414.SarSent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphoneSent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Galinules!!

2019-04-19 Thread psaracin
2 galinules at MNWR (Sandhill Crane Unit).Observer = Jackie Bakker. Scribe = Pete Saracino.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome and Basics Rules and Information

[cayugabirds-l] Palm Warblers and Broad-winged Hawks

2019-04-19 Thread Jared Dawson
Out here in Trumansburg, it’s been a great spring morning. Over 45 minutes I had 5 BROAD-WINGED HAWKS overhead, all heading in a SW to NE direction which has been the dominant wind direction today. Also, I had both western and eastern PALM WARBLERS foraging in two Northern White-cedars in my

[cayugabirds-l] Broad-winged Hawks overhead

2019-04-19 Thread Diane Morton
Multiple Broad-winged Hawks (7) flying over us this morning as we walked around Sapsucker Woods. Close looks at Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Yellow-rumped Warblers, a Pine Warbler and Blue-gray Gnatcatcher as well. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Possible Little Gull

2019-04-19 Thread bob mcguire
I was on the spit at Myers Town Park earlier this morning, scoping the lake for recent arrivals. There was a moderate south breeze and significant “heat shimmer” making distant viewing of objects close to and on the water difficult. I first noticed four BONAPARTE’S GULLS milling around straight

[cayugabirds-l] Barn swallows & female RWBB

2019-04-19 Thread Johnson, Alyssa
Both BARN SWALLOWS and female RED-WINGED BLACKBIRDS seem to have arrived overnight last night to the Montezuma Audubon Center! RWBBs are seen under the feeders with male RWBB, common grackle, and brown-headed cowbirds. Barn swallows are swooping around with tree swallows and purple martins, and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Green heron

2019-04-19 Thread psaracin
Green heron at MNWR (East Rd).SarSent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone null -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] pippits anf Towhee

2019-04-19 Thread Tom Hoebbel
I had a flock of American Pippist fly over yesterday and heard my first Towhee of the season this morning in Brooktondale. Thomas Hoebbel Photo~Video www.TH-Photo.com 607-539-6121 --

[cayugabirds-l] Canada Goose nest

2019-04-19 Thread Sara Jane Hymes
Not particularly exciting, but interesting to me from the aspect of nature. Yesterday, after walking around Cornell’s Beebe Lake, I followed the smaller path up the stream and while looking from the fenced protective view point, discovered across the way, a Canada Goose sitting on a very sharp

[cayugabirds-l] E Meadowlarks

2019-04-19 Thread Donna Lee Scott
4-5 heard all along Snyder Road, north side Tompkins /Ithaca Airport. One finally seen in all its golden glory singing on airport fence opposite Equine Research bldgs. ! Donna Scott Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME