[cayugabirds-l] Forthcoming waterfowl book

2014-05-12 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
Hello Everyone, Forgive the shameless self-promotion, but I thought some people might be interested to know about a forthcoming waterfowl book authored by my dad, Guy Baldassarre, who was a professor of ornithology and wildlife management at SUNY ESF until his death almost two years ago.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Great Egret (?) Thomas Road?

2014-05-12 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
GREAT EGRET confirmed in flooded area at corner of Thomas rd and Route 79 - still there as of 6:10 pm Dan On May 12, 2014, at 5:42 PM, Christopher Dalton christopher.m.dal...@gmail.commailto:christopher.m.dal...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Cayuga Birders, Driving on Rte 79 towards Ithaca today, I

[cayugabirds-l] Heron checking out nest snag

2014-04-04 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
Hi Everyone, Others have probably noted this already, but at around 11:00 am there was a heron investigating the nest snag out on the pond here at Sapsucker Woods. I know they’ve been around the pond for a few days but that was the first time I’ve seen one up near the nest. -Dan --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snow geese and blackbirds

2014-03-22 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
Anybody have big rafts out on the lake yet? -Dan On Mar 22, 2014, at 9:33 AM, Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu wrote: Lots of geese moving this morning, Snows and Canadas. Right over our house on Hunt Hill Rd., east of Ithaca (Dryden). Yesterday they were more to the south of our house.

[cayugabirds-l] snow geese over lab of o right now

2014-03-21 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
Big groups headed north of course! Headed to Lansing area right now. -Dan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy owl at Syracuse airport

2014-02-28 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
Hey Everyone, In case anyone is up in the Syracuse area today, there is a SNOWY OWL sitting on a light post right now at the trooper barracks at the Syracuse airport. -Dan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Make a donation to Guy's Marsh

2013-09-11 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
Hello Cayugabirders, Some of you may already be aware of this, but my dad, Guy Baldassarre, passed away from leukemia just over a year ago. Guy was a professor of ornithology at SUNY ESF in Syracuse specializing in waterfowl ecology and management. At the time of his death he was just

[cayugabirds-l] rufous-necked wood rail

2013-07-23 Thread Daniel T Baldassarre
Many of you may have gotten wind of this already, but there is a RUFOUS-NECKED WOOD-RAIL in New Mexico. First time sighted in US. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/23/rufous-necked-wood-rail_n_3638913.html?utm_hp_ref=green -Dan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: