Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2021-03-01 Thread Candace E. Cornell
This sighting is very early for an Osprey. The Osprey used to arrive in the Cayuga Lake Basin around April 1 like the swallows of Capistrano. For their first three years, the Salt Point Natural Area pair would reunite on April 5 like clockwork. Six years ago, things started changing. The Osprey

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2021-03-01 Thread Peter Saracino
Last spring the osprey began occupying the nests along 5&20 near the Refuge in early April. About the time the white Pelican was first seen at the north end of Cayuga Lake. But hey, like they say - if the book says one thing and the bird says the other.believe the bird! Stay safe all. Getting

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2021-03-01 Thread Dave Nutter
Hi Diana, Osprey would be new for the Cayuga Lake Basin 2021 list. This is early though. It’s so early that there is only one eBird record ever for Osprey in February in NYS north of Long Island, and that was several years ago south of Kingston in Ulster County. This year the northernmost

[cayugabirds-l] Syracuse area RBA

2021-03-01 Thread Joseph Brin
RBA   *  New York *  Syracuse * March 01, 2021 *  NYSY  03. 01. 21   Hotline: Syracuse Rare bird Alert Dates(s): February 22 to March 01, 2021 to report by e-mail: brinjoseph AT covering upstate NY counties: Cayuga, Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club March 2021 meeting/webinar

2021-03-01 Thread Colleen Richards
Next Monday, March 8, at 7:30 pm will be the next monthly meeting of the Cayuga Bird Club. Dr. Stephen Kress will give his presentation, "Saving Seabirds with Social Attraction". About one third of all seabird species are threatened because of effects of invasive mammals, marine pollution,

[cayugabirds-l] possible Vega Gull at SW corner of Cayuga Lake yesterday

2021-03-01 Thread Dave Nutter
Hi All, Yesterday (28 Feb) I went to Allan H Treman State Park to check on the progress of migration (big news: the Northern Pintails - at least 10 - from the day before had all departed, and the Lesser Scaups were the #2 Aythya species in the raft, Canvasback numbers being a tenth of what

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds

2021-03-01 Thread Susan Evans-Pond
Six bluebirds at Elm and Coy Glen, Friday. Susan Evans-Pond West Hill From: On Behalf Of Donna Lee Scott Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2021 5:19 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds On a short Sunday drive in southern Cayuga