[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Two Swallow-tailed Kites - Orleans and Monroe Counties

2020-08-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
;http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html> Surfbirds<http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L> ABA<http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01> Please submit your observations to eBird<http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>! -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Report: Swallow-tailed Kites in Orleans County

2020-08-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Update from the RBA: “Swallow-tailed Kites are on rt. 272 about a mile and a half south of the original location.” Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 9, 2020, at 13:08, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes > wrote: > > Michael Gullo posted to an Upstate NY RBA: Two Swallow-

[cayugabirds-l] Report: Swallow-tailed Kites in Orleans County

2020-08-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Michael Gullo posted to an Upstate NY RBA: Two Swallow-tailed Kites are continuing at 1951 County Line Road, Kendall, Orleans County. Apparently the birds have been here for the at least the last few days. — Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake - TS Fay

2020-07-11 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
As I write this, Ithaca is right in the “eye” of a rotational low pressure system, trailing in the wake of TS Fay. Interesting radar pattern. Sent from my iPhone > On Jul 11, 2020, at 18:50, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes > wrote: > > Just out of curiosity, has anyone checked

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake - TS Fay

2020-07-11 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Just out of curiosity, has anyone checked points along Cayuga Lake (or other water locales) in the wake of Tropical Storm Fay? Good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Murder most Fowl - Saturday 5/30

2020-05-31 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Just throwing this out there as another possibility: weasel or ferret. This is, as I understand it, classic kill method used by these Mustelids. They’ve been know to kill off an entire flock of chickens in a night, severing heads with minimal disruption to the rest of the body. Thoughts?

[cayugabirds-l] ADMIN: Dog Owner Discussion

2020-05-27 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hi Everyone, Please discontinue the discussion on the topic of dog owner behavior and leashed vs unleashed dogs. Cayugabirds-L is not an appropriate forum for this type discussion. If anyone has issues or concerns pertaining to a witnessed dog owner event and believe this to be in violation

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorne question

2020-05-25 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
llist.html> Surfbirds<http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds> BirdingOnThe.Net<http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html> Please submit your observations to eBird<http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>! -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engi

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorne question

2020-05-25 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hi Ed, The Hawthorn Orchard (named several decades ago for the sizable grove of hawthorn trees) is located in East Ithaca, not far from East Hill Plaza. Here’s a link to the eBird hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L122418 Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone On May 25, 2020, at

Re: [cayugabirds-l] YB Cuckoo, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Bay-breasted

2020-05-25 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hi Sandy, I did not make it to the Hawthorn Orchard today...maybe tomorrow! Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone > On May 25, 2020, at 16:13, Sandy Podulka wrote: > > Yellow-billed Cuckoo yesterday on Olsefski Rd (off Coddington), Olive-sided > Flycatcher hanging out by our house

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorne question

2020-05-25 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hi John, Based upon input from several people (in particular, Stuart Krasnof) over the years, the key food resource used by neotropical migrants at the Hawthorn Orchard (during normal years) are the larvae of the Tortricidae moth family, collectively known as leaf-rollers. This has been a cold

[cayugabirds-l] Etna, NY: Orchard Orioles

2020-05-18 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
This morning, we were pleasantly surprised to find two Orchard Orioles frequenting our back yard flowering quince. Later, the male was heard singing from various trees in our yard. Details below: 8 Etna Lane, Tompkins, New York, US May 18, 2020 7:29 AM Protocol: Incidental 1 species Orchard

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: eBird Report - Hawthorn Orchard and East Ithaca Rec. Way, May 18, 2020

2020-05-18 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Very quiet at the Hawthorn Orchard on this drizzly morning...see my notes below. Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: mailto:ebird-checkl...@cornell.edu>> Date: May 18, 2020 at 11:15:39 EDT To: mailto:c...@cornell.edu>> Subject: eBird Report - Hawthorn

Hawthorn Orchard Update: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorns today?

2020-05-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hi Laura and everyone, Yesterday morning, Scott Anthony and I spent a bunch of time there. Birds were foraging mostly in the flowering pear trees and apple trees. Only a very few hawthorns (Crataegus sp.) were visible with blossom buds about to pop. Most are still in initial leaf-out stages.

Hawthorn Orchard - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mixed Flock

2020-05-12 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
irds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html> Surfbirds<http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds> BirdingOnThe.Net<http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html> Please submit your observations to eBird<http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>! -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hyme

[cayugabirds-l] Sedge Wren: Goetchius Preserve

2020-05-02 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Jeff Gerbracht posted to the Cayuga RBA just moments ago of a singing Sedge Wren at Goetchius Preserve, between two ponds just West of the parking area. https://www.fllt.org/preserves/goetchius/ I’m sure he will share more later. Nice springtime find! Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [OneidaBirds] Derby Hill Bird Observatory (28 Apr 2020) 8371 Raptors

2020-04-29 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Mid-afternoon yesterday, it became apparent that there was a substantial push of Broad-winged Hawks and other raptors. I had stepped outside and immediately observed two small kettles of swirling Broad-wings overhead. Unfortunately, I didn’t have much time to spend looking skyward. Below is

[cayugabirds-l] Etna: Low Sandhill Crane Flyover

2020-04-28 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Around 10:45 this morning, as I was working at home with the window open, I heard a single SANDHILL CRANE give out it’s loud, prehistoric-sounding, bugling calls, twice. I scrambled downstairs with sunglasses, binoculars, and camera, expecting a high-flying migrant. To my surprise, the bird

Re:[cayugabirds-l] [VTBIRD] BBS cancelled

2020-04-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
: bounce-124548385-5851...@list.cornell.edu [bounce-124548385-5851...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes [c...@cornell.edu] Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 4:37 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [VTBIRD] BBS cancelled FYI...I hadn’t heard this and am somewha

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [VTBIRD] BBS cancelled

2020-04-14 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
FYI...I hadn’t heard this and am somewhat surprised. Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Gretchen Nareff mailto:marshbir...@gmail.com>> Date: April 14, 2020 at 16:17:39 EDT To: vtb...@list.uvm.edu Subject: [VTBIRD] BBS cancelled Reply-To: Vermont

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [OneidaBirds] History of Howland's Island presentation at 11 am TODAY

2020-04-11 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
FYI, for those interested... Begin forwarded message: From: "'Johnson, Alyssa' alyssa.john...@audubon.org [oneidabirds]" mailto:oneidabirds-nore...@yahoogroups.com>> Subject: [OneidaBirds] History of Howland's Island presentation at 11 am TODAY Date: April

[cayugabirds-l] Muckrace Results?

2019-09-18 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Quick question: Does anyone know how the Montezuma Muckrace went? Thanks! Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Dryden, NY - Hammond Hill State Forest Birding: Few Birds

2019-06-22 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Good evening, This morning I was joined by Bartels Science Illustrator, Jessica French, for a birding trip to Hammond Hill State Forest. It was disconcertingly quiet up there. I probably should not have had such high expectations, given how quiet this spring has been (a handful of very quiet

[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

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard and East Ithaca Rec. Way, May 19, 2019

2019-05-19 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Thanks to Diane Morton, Ken Kemphues, and Paul Anderson for co-leading the Cayuga Bird Club field trip to the Hawthorn Orchard this morning. Another relatively quiet morning, despite favorable overnight conditions. There were many high flying migrating warblers throughout the morning. Please

[cayugabirds-l] eBird Report - Hawthorn Orchard and East Ithaca Rec. Way, May 18, 2019

2019-05-18 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
This morning, I lead another local Cayuga Bird Club field trip to the Hawthorn Orchard. This was co-lead by Ken Kemphues and Bob McGuire, with addition support from Suan Yong. It was unprecedentedly quiet this morning for peak migration. Despite the apparent lack of migration, we did have

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Trip: Hawthorn Orchard and East Ithaca Rec. Way (May 12, 2019)

2019-05-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
This past Saturday, I lead a group of intrepid souls who turned out for a special Cayuga Bird Club birding trip to the Hawthorn Orchard, and for what was destined to be a very cold and wet (and relatively birdless) morning. I think the temperature barely topped 42º while drizzling almost the

[cayugabirds-l] Dryden Rail Trail: Freeville to George Road Section (May 11, 2019)

2019-05-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Before this totally escapes me, I want to first thank our three Cayuga Bird Club field leaders for assisting in leading a chilly early morning bird walk along the Freeville to George Road section of the Dryden Rail Trail. This was part of the grand opening celebration by the Friends of Dryden

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: eBird -- Hawthorn Orchard and East Ithaca Rec. Way -- May 17, 2019

2019-05-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
in there! Good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H For map and trail info, see this message: https://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/msg22115.html Begin forwarded message: From: "Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes" mailto:c...@cornell.edu>> Subject: eBird -- Hawthorn Orchard and East

[cayugabirds-l] Etna: Tennessee Warbler

2019-05-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Tennessee Warblers are probably working their way through the area now. Heard a single bird singing its loud, three-parted, metallic song this morning as it moved through the trees in our yard and into our neighbor’s back yard. Sincerely, Chris -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard Trails Info and Map

2019-05-14 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Good afternoon, birders! I was having an offline conversation about the Hawthorn Orchard trails, descriptions, the desire for a map, etc. and thought it would be helpful to share the following trail descriptions and “map” of the Hawthorn Orchard with the greater birding community. First, a

[cayugabirds-l] Weather Forecasting Tools

2019-05-14 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
I was having an offline conversation with Laura Stenzler and Ton Schat about what days might be the best in the forecast for their personal 24-hour bird-a-thon. Laura thought it would be helpful to share some of the information below with the broader Cayugabirds-l group! = Upon

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard Trails

2019-05-10 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Just a note about the Hawthorn Orchard Trails: Tonight, I went back to the Hawthorn Orchard and re-opened the North-South passage along the Eastern edge of the Hawthorn Orchard. This route connects the Northeast corner entrance to the Southeast corner entrance. At the muddy Northeast corner

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: May 10th

2019-05-10 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Yellowthroat 1 Hooded Warbler 1 American Redstart 1 Northern Parula 1 Magnolia Warbler 2 Yellow Warbler 2 Chestnut-sided Warbler 7 Northern Cardinal Number of Taxa: 34 -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker

[cayugabirds-l] Summer Tanager: Tompkins County (May 9th)

2019-05-10 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
also thought it looked pink ... we had Indigo buntings, Baltimore Orioles and cardinals, so I was like .."Did I just see a pink bird?" Sorry I'm not a birder and can't give you really good birder info. The Sedlaceks (Karel and Cynthia) helped me identify the bird.” -- Christopher T.

[cayugabirds-l] Dryden Rail Trail Bird Walk this Saturday: Freeville, NY

2019-05-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hello Cayugabirders! This Saturday, May 11, the Friends of the Dryden Rail Trail will be hosting an opening celebration of the Village of Freeville to Village of Dryden section of the Dryden Rail Trail. As part of the opening celebration, there will be an early morning bird walk lead by Cayuga

[cayugabirds-l] Migrating American Crows

2018-11-12 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
ENE of the intersection of Freese Road and Hanshaw Road. I’d estimate there are several thousand American Crows in migration this morning. Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker

[cayugabirds-l] Common Redpoll - Dryden Lake Park

2018-10-27 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
3 Dark-eyed Junco 2 View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49502319 -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740

[cayugabirds-l] Wood-Pewee Images

2018-10-21 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
-- 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)

[cayugabirds-l] Possible Western Wood-Pewee: Myers Point Area, Ladoga Park, Lansing, NY

2018-10-21 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Ken Rosenberg reports a "Wood pewee right now at Myers Point. Looks good for Western," "On road to Lagoda. Red house w feeders." Bird has nearly all dark bill. Bending rules for images, to come... Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sparrows

2018-10-05 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
There appears to have been a significant movement of sparrows overnight, judging by the oodles of various sparrows scattering up from the roadsides this morning. Nelson's Sparrows anyone...? Good luck searching! Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] eBird Report - Cornell University--Schoellkopf Field, Oct 1, 2018

2018-10-03 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Recorded. View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48899858 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org) -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road,

[cayugabirds-l] Migration This Evening/Overnight?

2018-10-01 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
The weather forecast looks rather interesting for tonight, especially at locations with high levels of light pollution (i.e., Schoellkopf Field/Stadium). Tomorrow and over the next few days is also near peak for finding fallout migrant Nelson's Sparrows (Hog Hole, other large wet/flooded

ADMIN: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Scouting party or wrecking crew?

2018-08-11 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Dave K, et. al., First, let me state that I was not a participant of either of these trips, and am only responding with my eList administrator hat on. While I don’t doubt some frustration that may have been felt by you or others in having missed the Ruff on Friday or Saturday, it is not

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Where are the birds?

2018-06-20 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
astbirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES> Subscribe, Configuration and Leave<http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm> Archives: The Mail Archive<http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html> Surfbirds<http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow-bellied Flycatcher: Hawthorn Orchard and East Ithaca Rec. Way, May 15, 2018

2018-05-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
/S45702133 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org) -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: WHIP-POOR-WILL

2018-05-03 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
: N42.4357931,W76.4687685 No further information is available. Sincerely, Chris -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254-1132

Re: [cayugabirds-l] What a Morning!

2018-04-23 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
e.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-

[cayugabirds-l] WESTERN Meadowlark - Armitage Road, Seneca County

2018-04-14 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Just saw this come over my saved eBird alerts for Seneca County: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44570322 Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca County Gyrfalcon

2018-02-12 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
17 AM GMT+13 To: "Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes" <c...@cornell.edu<mailto:c...@cornell.edu>> They can only be captured during the period from September 1 to January 31 of their first year, so it's a very limited window. There are only 12 days remaining to legally trap a hatc

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon update please

2018-01-19 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
ist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Trip Sunday

2018-01-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field App

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Trip Sunday

2018-01-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
ve.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Eng

GYRFALCON - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Thorpe Rd. Snowy Owl on MLK Day

2018-01-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
What GYRFALCON...? Is this being kept secret? Is it on private land? Thanks in advance for any more details anyone can take the time to provide and share with the broader group. Sincerely, Chris Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 15, 2018, at 10:29, Gary Kohlenberg wrote: >

[cayugabirds-l] ADMIN: eList Update

2017-11-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
As many of you are aware, this eList service experienced an unplanned outage from early on 13 November until just this morning. This resulted from a major outage caused by a failure in a storage array in the server farm housing many Cornell University services. Cornell Information Technology

[cayugabirds-l] Tropical Storm Birds?

2017-10-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
24-48 hours. It’s a long shot, but worth keeping alert for weird stuff. Good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M

Re: No birds - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tree swallow

2017-06-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
es!) Hoping to re-energize the "party"…. :-D --Terry = On Jun 17, 2017 , at 11:20 AM, "Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes" <c...@cornell.edu<mailto:c...@cornell.edu>> wrote: Oh, yeah. I forgot about Ruby-throated Hummingbirds. I remember when

Re: No birds - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tree swallow

2017-06-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
eir nests (based on their past preference), and a neighbor who puts fresh nectar in her feeder every day. On 6/17/2017 9:52 AM, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes wrote: Everyone, Just pointing out the obvious here, but bird numbers in my immediate area of Upstate NY are way down this year. I mean, WAY do

No birds - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tree swallow

2017-06-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
ve.htm> Archives: The Mail Archive<http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html> Surfbirds<http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds> BirdingOnThe.Net<http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html> Please submit your observations to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawthorns Today

2017-05-16 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: 2 May 2017 - Golden-winged Warbler

2017-05-02 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
. This could turn out to be a banner year at the Hawthorn Orchard. The plants and insects are about a good 10+ days ahead of schedule at this spot. Good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mystery bird revealed!

2017-04-29 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hi Betsy, I had skipped your description of "clear whistles" and got hung up on the sound of a violin, which can sound more wailing or moaning (to me) than clear or whistling. Tufted Titmouse was definitely the other bird of consideration, and I should have mentioned that. Glad you found your

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bird song puzzle

2017-04-29 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Hi Betsy, I'm not musically inclined, but Diane and I used an app called Cadenza to verify the frequency and replicate the notes you described, using a recorder. We believe the bird you are describing may possibly be a Mourning Dove. The past few mornings, they have been singing repeatedly in

[cayugabirds-l] Spotting Scope

2016-12-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
I don’t know if anyone is in the market for a spotting scope, but I just saw that someone is selling their Swarovski ATS-80 HD on the Ithaca Craigslist: http://ithaca.craigslist.org/for/5903608363.html Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer

[cayugabirds-l] DICKCISSEL: Hanshaw Road Grass Plots near Cornell Recreation Center

2016-10-04 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
(and map point) with crappy photo can be viewed here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S31888389 Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607

[cayugabirds-l] Nelson's Sparrows...anyone?

2016-10-03 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Just a heads-up that tonight looks to be a fairly decent migration night and might be productive for new fall arrivals in the morning, such as Nelson’s Sparrows... Good luck and good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: May 20, 2016

2016-05-20 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Just a really quick note. The Hawthorn Orchard was initiatilaly devoid of migrants. Eventually, by about 7:20, birds started arriving via the SW corner from the West (from wherever they roost). Wood Thrushes have become much more territorial IN the Hawthorn Orchard, which is nice. First time in

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: May 17, 2016 - 16 Warbler Species

2016-05-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
rner 4 Red-winged Blackbird 2 Common Grackle 2 Brown-headed Cowbird 6 Baltimore Oriole 2 American Goldfinch 6 House Sparrow Number of Taxa: 50 -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca

[cayugabirds-l] CBC Trip - Hawthorn Orchard: May 15, 2016

2016-05-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Oriole 2 House Finch 1 Purple Finch 4 American Goldfinch 8 House Sparrow Number of Taxa: 48 Thanks again to all who participated and good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker

[cayugabirds-l] CBC Trip - Hawthorn Orchard: May 14, 2016

2016-05-14 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
-- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254-1132 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/brp -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: May 10, 2016

2016-05-10 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Finch 1 Pine Siskin 10 American Goldfinch Number of Taxa: 50 -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254-1132 http

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: May 9, 2016

2016-05-09 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
2 Chipping Sparrow 42 White-throated Sparrow 6 Song Sparrow 6 Scarlet Tanager 7 Northern Cardinal 2 Rose-breasted Grosbeak 4 Red-winged Blackbird 2 Common Grackle 5 Brown-headed Cowbird 2 Baltimore Oriole 16 American Goldfinch Number of Taxa: 51 Sent from my iPhone -- Christopher T. Tessaglia

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: eBird -- Hawthorn Orchard -- May 4, 2016

2016-05-04 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
-H Begin forwarded message: From: "Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes" <c...@cornell.edu<mailto:c...@cornell.edu>> Subject: eBird -- Hawthorn Orchard -- May 4, 2016 Date: May 4, 2016 at 7:42:47 AM EDT To: "Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes" <c...@cornell.edu<mailt

[cayugabirds-l] Etna: House Wren

2016-04-23 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Did anyone else notice if House Wren arrived in their neighborhood today? One has been bubbling away in our yard all morning, bouncing from territory edge to territory edge. Nice to hear them back. Good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications

[cayugabirds-l] Ithaca: Northern Rough-winged Swallows

2016-04-14 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
I know that Jay McGowan posted a sighting of Northern Rough-winged Swallow from Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge on 26 March, but I thought I would mention that there were two Northern Rough-winged Swallows actively calling and flying around above the parking lot behind Gateway Center at the

[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager - Cornell University Campus

2016-02-25 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Not seen posted yet, but I thought I’d pass along word that a Western Tanager has been seen and photographed hopping around the ground behind Day Hall on central Cornell University Campus. I don’t have many other details, but saw it posted to the text RBA. Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T

[cayugabirds-l] GYRFALCON - Livonia, NY (2/21/2016)

2016-02-22 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
er.com>> Subject: Re: GYRFALCON Date: February 22, 2016 at 6:58:02 PM EST To: "Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes" <c...@cornell.edu<mailto:c...@cornell.edu>> I saw it on Decker Rd. in South Livonia near Backus Rd. at 1:10 pm on 21, February 2016. I would love to have you po

[cayugabirds-l] ADMIN - Posting Test

2015-12-29 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Please disregard. This is only a test. -- Chris Tessaglia-Hymes Listowner, Cayugabirds-L Ithaca, New York c...@cornell.edu Cayugabirds-L – Archives Cayugabirds-L – Welcome and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] [nysbirds-l] Interesting Bird?? Take Off on Radar this morning

2015-12-25 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
I'm guessing these are a liftoff echoes of Canada Geese from Kinderhook Lake in Niverville, Columbia County, NY. Depending upon liftoff angle and altitude, the reflectivity echo may be off slightly from actual location of liftoff. Good birding and Happy Holidays! Sincerely, Chris T-H Sent

Re: [cayugabirds-l] and back to birds - MERLIN, LOONS

2015-11-17 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
bird.org/content/ebird/ -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254-1132 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/brp -- Cayugab

Re: [cayugabirds-l] guns at Stewart Park

2015-11-13 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html> Surfbirds<http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds> BirdingOnThe.Net<http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html> Please submit your observations to eBird<http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>! -- -- Christophe

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [GeneseeBirds-L] Cave Swallows - Hamlin Beach SP

2015-11-06 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
GeneseeBirds-L mailing list - geneseebird...@geneseo.edu<mailto:geneseebird...@geneseo.edu> https://mail.geneseo.edu/mailman/listinfo/geneseebirds-l -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornitholo

Re:[cayugabirds-l] [nysbirds-l] Prolonged mild southwest flow across the eastern U.S. next week: Cave Swallows in the northeast U.S???

2015-10-29 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
edu/maillist.html> Surfbirds<http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L> BirdingOnThe.Net<http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/NYSB.html> Please submit your observations to eBird<http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>! -- -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applicatio

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hurricane Joaquin

2015-10-01 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
o early next week could be awesome. Bad weather = good birds!! Of course we do have a few models that veer the storm out to sea and we would see nice weather next week!!! Stay tuned... Dave Nicosia On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 9:45 PM, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes <<mailto:c...@cornell.ed

[cayugabirds-l] Hurricane Joaquin

2015-09-29 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
into a Hurricane and heads our way. Good luck and good birding!! Sincerely Chris T-H PS - one of my favorite sites to evaluate large scale storm systems is Magic Seaweed: http://magicseaweed.com/US-Northeastern-Seaboard-Surf-Chart/20/?chartType=PRATE -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field

[cayugabirds-l] BARN OWL: Etna Night Migrant

2015-05-19 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
and then play the file locally on your computer. Here are the links: http://www.xeno-canto.org/244100 https://soundcloud.com/cth4th/etna-ny-20150519033222-033422-barn-owl-calling-sequence-2-minutes Night listening can be so cool! Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: May 16, 2015

2015-05-16 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
I apologize for the brevity, but I wanted to at least share this morning's list. Excellent morning with highlight being singing Gray-cheeked Thrush, Swainson's Thrush, and Black-billed Cuckoo; and a non-vocal Mourning Warbler. I'll add details to my eBird list later. Good birding! Sincerely,

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: 15 May 2015

2015-05-15 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
) -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254-1132 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/brp -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] PLEASE READ - Hawthorn Orchard: May 14, 2015 - Nice!

2015-05-14 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
area. American Goldfinch 2 View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23435801 This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org) -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: 12 May 2015 - Fantastic!

2015-05-12 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Tanager 1 Northern Cardinal 6 Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1 Indigo Bunting 2 Red-winged Blackbird 2 Common Grackle 2 Brown-headed Cowbird 1 Baltimore Oriole 6 House Finch 2 American Goldfinch 4 Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: 10 May 2015

2015-05-10 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Baltimore Oriole 3 House Finch 1 Pine Siskin 1 American Goldfinch 9 House Sparrow 5 -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418tel:607-254-2418 M: 607

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard: 8 May 2015

2015-05-08 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Oriole 1 House Finch 2 American Goldfinch 4 House Sparrow 3 -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254-1132 http

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [GeneseeBirds-L] Montezuma area yesterday highlights. Carncross shorebirds

2015-04-27 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
list - geneseebird...@geneseo.edumailto:geneseebird...@geneseo.edu https://mail.geneseo.edu/mailman/listinfo/geneseebirds-l -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W

[cayugabirds-l] ADMIN: Location, location, location!

2015-04-25 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Good afternoon! As a reminder, it is better to provide too much location information than not enough. Many of the subscribers, especially those who more regularly contribute sighting information to this eList, may be familiar with local or colloquial nomenclature; however, there are almost 900

[cayugabirds-l] Renwick/Fall Creek Gnatcatchers (Monday)

2015-04-22 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
and Renwick area (City of Ithaca). Good birding! Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254-1132 http

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga RBA

2015-02-27 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
Here’s the link to information about the Cayuga RBA: http://www.cayugabirdclub.org/Resources/rare-bird-alert-system-for-the-cayuga-lake-basin Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Waterways Jurisdiction

2015-01-07 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
:38 AM, bob mcguire bmcgu...@clarityconnect.commailto:bmcgu...@clarityconnect.com wrote: This would appear to be a case of overlapping jurisdictions. I wonder how the officials have worked it out? Bob On Jan 7, 2015, at 9:28 AM, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes wrote: For what it's worth, I

[cayugabirds-l] Waterways Jurisdiction

2015-01-07 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
local and state representatives. Please correct me if I am wrong. Sincerely, Chris T-H -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [GeneseeBirds-L] Snowy Owl Route 89/MNWR Wildlife Drive closed for hunting 12-1-14 through 12-16-14

2014-12-02 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
___ GeneseeBirds-L mailing list - geneseebird...@geneseo.edumailto:geneseebird...@geneseo.edu https://mail.geneseo.edu/mailman/listinfo/geneseebirds-l -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [GeneseeBirds-L] MNWR Thursday - IBIS

2014-11-07 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
/listinfo/geneseebirds-l -- Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes Field Applications Engineer Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, New York 14850 W: 607-254-2418 M: 607-351-5740 F: 607-254-1132 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/brp -- Cayugabirds-L

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