[cayugabirds-l] Brown Pelican near Oswego

2019-05-20 Thread Htva Waxwing
Late this afternoon I was at Sunset Bay Park on the Lake Ontario shore East of Oswego watching and photographing about 55 Caspian Terns and I did a double-take when I saw and immature Brown Pelican floating about one hundred yards off shore. So I turned my camera on it. I continued to shoot

[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse RBA

2019-05-20 Thread Joseph Brin
RBA *New York - Syracuse - May 20, 2019 - NYSY 05. 20. 19 Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert Dates: May 13 - May 20,  2019 To report by email: brinjoseph AT yahoo DOT com Reporting upstate counties: Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Cayuga, Montezuma Wildlife

[cayugabirds-l] Great Egret at Stewart Park

2019-05-20 Thread Gary Kohlenberg
In the river across from the boathouse this afternoon. A hard bird for Ithaca this spring. Gary -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Egyptian Goose?

2019-05-20 Thread Salt Point Osprey Camera
I saw what looked like a pale Egyptian Goose in the company of two Canada geese on Salmon Creek mid-way between the RR bridge and the creek mouth at 10:30 through 11:10 this morning. It walked along the banks of the creek on the Myer's Park side for quite a while. We've had Moscovy ducks there

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorns - ID Guide

2019-05-20 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
This is indirectly related to birds, in that the insects the birds are feeding upon (such as leafrollers, or Tortricidae moth larvae, which may have irruptive cycles), may predominantly be found on the leaves of certain species of hawthorns. If one could identify the species of hawthorns in

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn & migrant warblers

2019-05-20 Thread Regi Teasley
Hawthorns are underrated. The one the city planted in front of my home is a Cockspur, I think. I have planted Washingtons elsewhere on the property. Birds like them a,l hear round. Regi What good is a house if you don’t have a tolerable planet to put it in? Henry David Thoreau > On May 19,

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorns and Ithaca street trees

2019-05-20 Thread Karen Edelstein
Dave...the city maintains an online database and interactive map of its 13,000+ trees. Hopefully this will be helpful in determining your hawthorn variety (advance apologies. ..it does not seem optimized for mobile devices so I can't absolutely verify).