[cayugabirds-l] No Birds

2021-02-23 Thread Carl Steckler
Yesterday there were dozens of birds at my feeders. So many that I had to refill the seed cake feeders. Today I have not seen any birds at all. Very strange , any one have any ideas? Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Flock of Northern Cardinals

2021-01-28 Thread Carl Steckler
I woke up this morning to a flock of northern Cardinals at my feeder‘s There were approximately 15 to 20 both male and female, it was hard to tell they keep chasing each other all over the place I have never had this many Cardinals at one time anyone else seen this? Any ideas of what’s going on?

[cayugabirds-l] Terek Sandpiper

2020-06-29 Thread Carl Steckler
Thinking about driving to RI to find Terek Sandpiper Either Wednesday or Thursday Five hours drive. I have room for three . Let me know if interested. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] First

2020-05-14 Thread Carl Steckler
I just had my first ever Oriole at my feeders here in Dryden. Just as I was taking photos of the Oriole an Indigo Bunting showed up for a few nice photos. I just did better in five minuted that Meg and I did all afternoon at MNWR. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Black Birds

2020-02-26 Thread Carl Steckler
They are back. I had a huge flock of Redwings, Grackles and Starlings descend on my feeders this afternoon. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] CBC Conowingo Field Trip

2020-02-17 Thread Carl Steckler
next winter Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Red Wings and Grackles

2019-03-13 Thread Carl Steckler
Hurrah! Flocks of Red-winged Blackbirds and Grackles have shown up to empty my feeders here in Dryden. Can this be Spring? -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] skull identification

2018-06-27 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg's sister found what looks like a bird skull on the beach in Rhode island. If you think that you might be able to identify or know who might please PM me and I can send a photo. Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Bobolink Sightings

2018-04-22 Thread Carl Steckler
Has anyone had a sighting of Bobolinks recently? I'm looking to get a good photo. If so please PM me the location. Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Buntings Dryden

2017-12-31 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg just reported that a large flock of Snow Buntings are in the fields at the bottom of Simms Hill Rd. in Dryden. Which is great for me, I can watch them from my living room window with out risking frostbite. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam

2017-11-23 Thread Carl Steckler
First , Happy thanksgiving to every one. I am thinking of taking a trip to Conowingo MD to see the Bald Eagles who come by the hundreds to fish at the dam there, also there are thousands of Gulls. It is a 4 1/2 hour trip one way and will be a long day, leaving at 6:00 AM and returning that

[cayugabirds-l] Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Maryland

2017-09-01 Thread Carl Steckler
Long ride Rare bird I'm thinking of going can take three passengers If interested PM me at simmshil...@gmail.com Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Pileated Woodpecker

2017-05-08 Thread Carl Steckler
I am looking for a Pileated Woodpecker nest to photograph the activities of these birds. If anyone knows the location of an active nest could you please PM me at c...@cornell.edu Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Kestrels

2017-04-03 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg reported that the Dutcher road Kestrels are back at the nest box. Dutcher road in Dryden. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Clark's Grebe

2017-02-26 Thread Carl Steckler
I'm going up to see the Grebe, I have room for one more if anyone wants to go. Call 607 592 8798 leaving in about a half hour. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] eNews: An App That Can ID Your Bird Photos

2016-12-13 Thread Carl Steckler
can say that the Merlin team has brought this app a long way and it will be a great addition to both beginners and advanced birders. Good work Team Merlin. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl - Not

2016-10-27 Thread Carl Steckler
Having seen this bird yesterday I can well understand why the misdentification. When looking through a 600mm camera lens from a distance it did seem to have the markings of a Snowy. It was only after seeing it through a scope did I see the red tail and head. Without these two positive

[cayugabirds-l] Heil School Rd GH Owl Rescued

2016-06-26 Thread Carl Steckler
The GreatHornedOwl that was frequenting the Heil School Rd was found on the road this morning by myself , Chris Wood and others. In a weakened condition with an injury to the left eye, the owl was captured by Ann and transported to the Vet School wildlife clinic. Ann will post an update on the

[cayugabirds-l] Dutcher Road Dryden Kestrels

2016-06-19 Thread Carl Steckler
Two small heads peeking out of Kestrel box on Dutcher Road, Dryden Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] OOB Pelagic Bird trip

2016-05-05 Thread Carl Steckler
I am planning on taking a pelagic bird trip out of Cape may, NJ on May 21-22. There is room if anyone wants to join me. This is a See Life Pelagics trip and you can find more information at www.paulagics.com The trip is $215.00 per person. I am driving down Friday May 20 if someone wants to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Silent Fireworks for City of Ithaca and campuses?

2016-03-09 Thread Carl Steckler
Absolutely not! Carl On 3/9/2016 10:15, Sandy Wold wrote: > Would anyone support asking our City/town and local colleges to go > with silent fireworks such as in this town in Italy? > >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Apiarian Question

2016-03-08 Thread Carl Steckler
Thanks to all who responded. They are indeed Honeybees as identified by my neighborhood beekeeper. The swarm has doubled since earlier this morning and now the birds are staying away, except for the woodpeckers. I think that when it gets dark and the bees are gone I will remove my seed feeders

[cayugabirds-l] Apiarian Question

2016-03-08 Thread Carl Steckler
For the past two days I have had a small swarm of what appear to be small Honeybees at my platform feeder. The birds don't seem to mind and I haven't seen any interaction between them. Didn't know bees liked bird seed. Has anyone else had this experience? Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Smew Roadtrip

2016-03-07 Thread Carl Steckler
Seen Fishers Landing on the St Lawrence Thinking of going tomorrow. Any takers? Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager

2016-02-27 Thread Carl Steckler
The Tanager was still there this AM (8:30 ish) It was flitting between the South side of day hall and the glen. Good views of wing bars. Bird looks good despite the temp. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Reporting Locations

2016-02-22 Thread Carl Steckler
it does make a difference. And think of the poor beginning birder who ends up disappointed in only seeing that speck on the lake. Again thanks to all who report, and thanks for understanding. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Cowbirds at feeders

2016-02-14 Thread Carl Steckler
I have Cowbirds at my feeders here in Dryden. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[cayugabirds-l] Great Tit

2016-01-29 Thread Carl Steckler
According to eBird they / it are being seen on the western shore of Lake Michigan North of Milwaukee. It looks like the sightings have been consistent. Road trip anyone:?) Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl

2015-12-28 Thread Carl Steckler
Any recent sightings? Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Pink-footed Goose Trip

2015-12-07 Thread Carl Steckler
Anyone up for a road trip to CT to see the Pink-footed Goose? Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

Re: [cayugabirds-l] guns at Stewart Park

2015-11-13 Thread Carl Steckler
things would have been a lot more pleasant and might have made an impression that we birders are not just a bunch of anti-hunting treehuggers . IMHO Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Birding Big Bend National Park

2015-10-27 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg and I are planning a trip to Big bend NP this spring and were wondering if anyone who has been there has any tips and recommendations. Where to fly in to, motel etc. Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] CBC Trip Sat. To Find Gray Jays

2015-10-22 Thread Carl Steckler
Woodpecker. There were some recent sightings of Spruce Grouse by DEC Park Rangers, so cross your fingers. This trip is open to all birders, not just CBC members, so I am hopping to see a lot of you join us. You can contact me at c...@cornell.edu or (607) 592-8798 Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sabattis Bog Trip 10/24

2015-10-17 Thread Carl Steckler
I plan on stopping at Ferd's Bog, but I thought that a dinner in Old Forge would be a good place to stop and take a break. There are also some good motels in Tupper Lake and closer to Bloomingdale. I guess we could see how many might want to stay overnight I have stayed at Shaheen's Motel and

[cayugabirds-l] Gray Jay Trip = CBC Field Trip

2015-10-16 Thread Carl Steckler
enough vehicles to accommodate. I can fit two into my Wrangler. If you can take passengers please let me know. This trip is open to all birders, not just club members, but please contact me so I know how many are going.(607) 592 8798 or c...@cornell.edu <mailto:c...@cornell.edu> Carl St

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Gray Jay trip

2015-10-15 Thread Carl Steckler
With the weather forecast not looking good I have decided to push the trip back to Sat the 24th. Also the response was greater than the seating capacity of my Wrangler so if there is someone else that can provide a vehicle it looks like it should be a good trip. Carl Steckler On 10/14/2015

[cayugabirds-l] Gray Jay trip

2015-10-14 Thread Carl Steckler
will be driving my Jeep Wrangler so I potentially have room for three people. Meg doesn't want to go and I would rather have some company. Any takers? I can be reached ay 607 592 8798. Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] An Interesting Perspective On habitat Change

2015-10-08 Thread Carl Steckler
Please read this article. At last common sense by the DEC Carl http://wattsupwiththat.com/2015/10/07/update-about-those-claims-of-declining-bird-populations-due-to-climate-change/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Wyoming acts to discourage citizen scientists

2015-09-13 Thread Carl Steckler
Here is a scary happening. You might nor wish to go birding in Wyoming https://www.hcn.org/articles/wyoming-acts-to-discourage-citizen-scientists Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Golden and Bald Eagles Win again

2015-08-16 Thread Carl Steckler
Gettin' better and better https://www.masterresource.org/cuisinarts-of-the-air/bald-golden-eagles-court-victory/ Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Win for The Birds

2015-08-07 Thread Carl Steckler
Maybe someone is listening?? http://stopthesethings.com/2015/01/06/us-wind-power-outfit-whacked-with-2-5-million-fine-for-rampant-golden-eagle-slaughter/ Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] and thank you, Dave Nutter!

2015-07-12 Thread Carl Steckler
of electronic mail and web based petitions a letter still carries a lot more weight. So sit down and wright please. Carl Steckler On 7/12/2015 13:46, Sandy Wold wrote: ... for your eloquent synopsis of the Golden-cheeked Warbler conservation status, educating and updating us, modeling a graceful

[cayugabirds-l] Loons

2015-06-15 Thread Carl Steckler
I am looking for some semi-cooperative Loons to photograph. Not the ones in the middle of Cayuga Lake, but some smaller body of water so they would be more camera accessible. Ideally I would like to find a Pair with chicks. You can PM me at c...@cornell.edeu thanks Carl Steckler

[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpeckers

2015-05-17 Thread Carl Steckler
There are 2 Red-headed Woodpeckers at Mays Point Not sure which tree nest cavity is inn Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Ithaca Golf course Owls

2015-04-12 Thread Carl Steckler
great views of mother and chicks standing on nest 4:30 today Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Dutcher Rd. Kestrels Return

2015-04-07 Thread Carl Steckler
The Kestrels that nested in the box on Dutcher Rd., Dryden have returned. No activity seen in box yet, but soon we hope. Dutcher Rd. is north of the village, turn west off Rt 13, box is about 1/2 mile on pole on right. Carl Meg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Dutcher Rd. Kestrels Return

2015-04-07 Thread Carl Steckler
The Kestrels that nested in the box on Dutcher Rd., Dryden have returned. No activity seen in box yet, but soon we hope. Dutcher Rd. is north of the village, turn west off Rt 13, box is about 1/2 mile on pole on right. Carl Meg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] OT.Leupold 19 X 42 Binoculars for sale

2015-03-29 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg has a pair of Lupold 10 X 42 Acadia BX-2 binoculars for sale. She is upgrading. The Lupold is in very good shape. Call me at 607 592 8798 for more information. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese

2015-03-26 Thread Carl Steckler
There is a large flock of Snow Geese with at least one Blue Goose on Rt. 38 south of Dryden towards Harford at the intersection of Pervis Rd. Field on East side of Rt. 38 Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Rde-throated Loon

2015-03-25 Thread Carl Steckler
The Red-throated Loon was still behind the Ithaca farmer's market about 2:00 PM today. Resting in the middle of the Inlet Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl Golf Course

2015-03-24 Thread Carl Steckler
great views of Owl high up in tree Grounds keeper asks that you not park on grass Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] OOB: Harlequin Duck Oswego

2015-03-12 Thread Carl Steckler
The male Harlequin Duck is still hanging around in the Oswego river Very good looks from the parking lot behinde Bridie Manor restaurant just up stream of the first bridge off 481 down town Oswego Carl Meg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Snow buntings

2015-03-01 Thread Carl Steckler
hundreds of Snow Buntings Davis Rd Lansing 600 block by large dairy farm -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] rare bird rant

2015-02-27 Thread Carl Steckler
OK, here is the problem I have with eBiird. I just checked for sightings in New York State and the only sighting listed was from Dave Nutter on Feb 22. Nothing since then. I get eBird alerts for Seneca and Cayuga county. What I get are Chipping Sparrow, no Gyrfalcon. Granted eBird is great for

[cayugabirds-l] Ladoga Point

2015-02-21 Thread Carl Steckler
At the risk of showing my ignorance, just where is viewing allowed at Ladoga Point? It looks like the entire site consists of private homes. Just asking Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Hawk ID

2015-02-15 Thread Carl Steckler
Going through my photos of Cooper's hawks and Sharp-shinned Hawks I can't decide which is which. If anyone would like to try and help me sort this out please let me know and I will send you copies of the Hawks. Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Coopers Hawk Dryden

2015-02-13 Thread Carl Steckler
Nice Coopers Hawk in my backyard on Simms Hill Rd., Dryden. Making my feeder birds nervous. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Birding information

2015-02-11 Thread Carl Steckler
This may sound a little nit-picky, but when reporting a bird sighting could those reporting please give a location and not use local references or not so well known initials. Some of us flunked Mind Reading 101 (humorous smiley face assumed) Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Belle School Rd - CL Basin or Not?

2015-01-03 Thread Carl Steckler
Considering that we accept MNWR as being in the basin isn't it just academic to be asking which side of a road the birds were? Just saying:?) Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Niagra Falls Birding Trip

2014-11-30 Thread Carl Steckler
When asking Kevin McGowan as to the date of this years trip to Niagara Falls he informed me that he was not leading this years trip. Does anyone know who, if anyone, will be leading this trip? Will there be a trip this year? thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Avocet MNWR

2014-11-13 Thread Carl Steckler
Avocet still at Eaton Marsh despite snow -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Avocet

2014-11-08 Thread Carl Steckler
still at marsh in plain sight now -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Shutter bruin

2014-11-06 Thread Carl Steckler
Yes...he ate the birdie... -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [OneidaBirds] Stony Point Wheatear - Yes

2014-09-22 Thread Carl Steckler
Can someone give the complete location for this bird? Thanks Carl Steckler On 9/21/2014 17:06, Drew Weber wrote: Address for the wheatear is 11162 Whitney Rd. Still present. Drew Weber drewwe...@gmail.com mailto:drewwe...@gmail.com 484.269.6009 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Wheatear

2014-09-22 Thread Carl Steckler
Anyone from this area going up to see if is still there? Please let me know if you have room. Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Green Heron

2014-08-24 Thread Carl Steckler
Now at Swan Pond Stewart Park East end of pond Carl S -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Black cardinal

2014-08-21 Thread Carl Steckler
this bird? Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] RBA text aleart system

2014-08-15 Thread Carl Steckler
Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Foot Traffic on the Wildlife Drive at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

2014-08-14 Thread Carl Steckler
the viewing public is part of your mandate. Perhaps you should invite some of your users to meet with and comment to your policy makers. Thank you Carl Steckler 607 592 8798 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Least Bittern

2014-07-15 Thread Carl Steckler
At least 4 if not 5 Least Bitterns Larues Lagoon MNWR On the right of the drive Moorhens with small chicks on left side of drive opposite lagoon Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Dryden Kestrals

2014-06-28 Thread Carl Steckler
It looks like the Kestrels on Dutcher Rd in Dryden have fledged, but all three are staying in vicinity of the nest box. Good views of all three birds. Carl steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Kestrel update

2014-06-28 Thread Carl Steckler
I just saw two little Kestrel faces peering out of the nest box on Dutcher Rd So there are five in all Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Monk Parakeets

2014-06-26 Thread Carl Steckler
Monk Parakeets Meg and I were treated to a great view of these birds, flying in tandem and adding to their large nest. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Kestrel Nest Box Occupied Dryden

2014-06-06 Thread Carl Steckler
there it will be me. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Salmon Creek Bird Santuary

2014-06-04 Thread Carl Steckler
Salmon creek bird sanctuary Lpts of Baltimore Orioles a few Cerulear Warblers, no Cuckoos Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Salmon Creek Bird Santuary

2014-06-04 Thread Carl Steckler
On 6/4/2014 17:14, John Greenly wrote: Yes, this is great news!! there have been none there for a number of years. I've heard none up to now. Can you say exactly where your found them? --John Greenly About 50 feet North of the intersection on he East side. It was there with a Blue-winged

[cayugabirds-l] CBC Field Trip Sat May 31

2014-05-28 Thread Carl Steckler
permitting. You do not have to be a CBC member to come along. Carl Steckler --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is active. http://www.avast.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Trip To Watertown to find Ptarmigan

2014-05-19 Thread Carl Steckler
I am thinking of going up to Watertown to find the Willow Ptarmigan and wounder if anyone would like to go along? I can seat 3. Thinking Wed or Thurs unless sightings stop. If interested please e-mail me at c...@cornell.edu. Thanks cark Steckler --- This email is free from viruses and malware

[cayugabirds-l] Am Bittern Wilson North

2014-05-10 Thread Carl Steckler
Am Bittern by benches west of Sherwood platform Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] House Finch question

2014-05-09 Thread Carl Steckler
On 5/9/2014 09:31, bilba...@pop.lightlink.com wrote: While we have at least 2 pairs of Purple Finches and more Goldfinches than I can easily count, as well as usual numbers of other common species, from what I have noticed we have no House Finches around at all, which is very unusual. Is this

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Prarigan

2014-04-26 Thread Carl Steckler
On 4/26/2014 11:49, Ann Mitchell wrote: Willow Prarigan Do you mean /Willow Ptarmigan? Where exactlyt? Carl / / / http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow_Ptarmigan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Royal Terns at Myer's Spit

2014-04-24 Thread Carl Steckler
. The bill has a dark tip with a little bit of yellow at the very tip. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[cayugabirds-l] Myers, Salt Point

2014-03-29 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg and I made a quick turn around Salt Point and Myers. The highlights were: Salt Point The bluest Eastern Bluebird I have ever seen, the photo is going into my 5 birds folder for the Jan 2015 meeting Northern Mockingbird Many American Robins Red-winged Blackbirds Several American Wigeon

[cayugabirds-l] Extraordinary Trio to Oswego River OOB

2014-03-09 Thread Carl Steckler
. For Meg a life bird, the Harlequin. For me this weekend brought 2 life birds, the Harlequin and the Red-breasted Merganser. What beautiful day and a great trip. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Large flock Snow Buntings

2014-03-04 Thread Carl Steckler
There is a large flock of Snow Buntings in the field at the corner of Rt. 13 and Simms Hill Rd in Dryden, just past Mullen's Body shop. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Aurora Boat House

2014-03-02 Thread Carl Steckler
at the photos today and to my surprise there were White-winged Scoters and a Surf Scoter. Not great shots, but definitely identifiable. Two new life birds for me. As I have said before I only add to my list when I have taken an identifiable photo of the bird, so to me this is a biggie. Carl

[cayugabirds-l] Kestrel Merlin ID

2014-02-20 Thread Carl Steckler
Thanks to everyone who responded. We think we have a good idea of what to look for, now all we need are the birds. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Kestral vs Merlin ID

2014-02-16 Thread Carl Steckler
Can someone please tell me how to a flying Kestrel from a Merlin ? Meg and I saw what we think were Kestrels , but because of their location could have been Merlins. How does one tell the difference when they are on the wing? thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Article about great lakes freezing over

2014-02-09 Thread Carl Steckler
in the area except from 1966- 1972, since 1948 and I have never seen the lake completely freeez over even in the mid 1980s when we had -20 weather for two weeks. Besides, were supposed to be having Global Warming aren't we? :?) Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Fwd: Re: [cayugabirds-l] weekend birds, hunting pressure

2013-12-29 Thread Carl Steckler
15-20. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] RBA alearts

2013-12-10 Thread Carl Steckler
someone PM me and tell me how to get RBAs? Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[cayugabirds-l] Trip Information

2013-12-08 Thread Carl Steckler
Last year some of us went up near MNWR to see Short-eared Owls. I am thinking that it was at a DEC facility. If any of this rings a bell could you please refresh my memory as to the location? Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker may's Point

2013-08-26 Thread Carl Steckler
or they were taking turns peaking about. We saw two adults flying around and bring food to the nest hole. Great views until it started to pour. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] OT Bridge Construction

2013-07-15 Thread Carl Steckler
I just found out that the new bridge on Rt. 13 over Fall creek was raised to accommodate a walking path to Cornell. This sounds like it will open up new places to seek out birds. For once NYSDOT has done us a favor. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Ruff

2013-05-15 Thread Carl Steckler
If someone hears of the Ruff being re-found please post. Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Audubon's warbler

2013-04-19 Thread Carl Steckler
there. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2

Re: [cayugabirds-l] SFO and playback

2013-04-10 Thread Carl Steckler
attention to the important thing, enjoying the birds. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] Red-winged Blackbird

2013-03-24 Thread Carl Steckler
Pleasant surprise this morning to find a male Red-winged Blackbird at my feeders here in Dryden. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Song Sparrows at feeders in Dryden

2013-03-14 Thread Carl Steckler
Many Song Sparrows at my house feeders here in Dryden. Carl -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls and Goldfinches

2013-01-18 Thread Carl Steckler
This morning my feeders were inundated with a large flock of Redepolls and Goldfinches. I would estimate 30 -40 of each. First time for large numbers of Redpolls. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam

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