[cayugabirds-l] Sandhill cranes (Seneca Lake)

2018-03-20 Thread Gian Dodici
I was lucky enough to have two sandhill cranes fly over (low and calling) me this morning at the east end of Fairground Lane, Watkins Glen. They were flying over the cattails on the west side of Catharine Creek. Gian -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Am Wigeon

2017-03-17 Thread Gian Dodici
About 20 minutes ago I saw a lone American Wigeon loafing on ice in Virgil Creek just downstream of the Springhouse Rd bridge in Dryden. I don't recall ever seeing waterfowl in that reach before though I expect wood ducks. Gian -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Canada & snow geese

2015-12-31 Thread Gian Dodici
Hundreds of Canada geese and snow geese in field off Livermore Road and Simms hill rd, Dryden. Gian -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] N. Goshawk

2015-03-18 Thread Gian Dodici
I saw a beautiful adult northern Goshawk perched in a tree above an old barn foundation half way up the north side of Yellow Barn Road this evening at around 6:45. On another note, this past weekend I had pine siskins and common redpolls join the regular Am. goldfinches at my feeder up near the

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Pelagic oddity near DeRuyter

2014-07-18 Thread Gian Dodici
Sorry this was this morning 7/18 On Jul 18, 2014 1:55 PM, Gian Dodici gdod...@gmail.com wrote: I stumbled (almost literally) on what I think is a GREATER SHEARWATER in the woods adjacent to a small trib at the north end of DeRuyter Reservoir this morning. The bird seemed to be in decent

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy owl freeville

2014-01-16 Thread Gian Dodici
I only get the digest so don't know if this has been reported today. At 3:45pm The SNOWY OWL was perched on the same post that I saw her(?) on last week. While I was watching she flew and landed on a utility pole on the south side of Fall Creek Road next to the Cornell barns. Gian --

[cayugabirds-l] Action on Hunt Hill

2013-12-19 Thread Gian Dodici
I came home this afternoon and could see something struggling in the poultry fence I have around my chicken coop. My first thought that a chicken had gotten out and was trying to force its way back in but quickly realized that it was a northern goshawk that was struggling in the fence. I went

[cayugabirds-l] Short-eared Owl @ Morgan road

2013-03-08 Thread Gian Dodici
them vocalizing like they were last night. There were spectacular numbers of waterfowl in flight, in fields, and in any open water throughout the Northern Montezuma Wildlife Management Area. It was quite an evening! Gian Dodici -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com