Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant migrating Blue Jays - an acorn crop question

2016-09-30 Thread Donna Scott
Very few acorns in the red oak trees in my area. It seems to be an off year for nut mass. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 30, 2016, at 11:34 AM, Marie P. Read <m...@cornell.edu> wrote: > > I followed the Blue Jay flock through my binocs as they flew o

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Brown Booby in Lansing

2016-09-24 Thread Donna Scott
Is it sitting on the permanent light structure off Milliken? I can just see what seems to be a brown & white bird there Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 24, 2016, at 10:44 AM, Jay McGowan <jw...@cornell.edu> wrote: > > Thanks Donna! The booby is currently sitting on

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Brown Booby in Lansing

2016-09-24 Thread Donna Scott
House # 535 on lansing station rd. not seeing booby at this moment but u can come watch from my dock Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 24, 2016, at 9:54 AM, Joe DeVito <joeb...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > 535? > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Sep 24, 2016

[cayugabirds-l] Black Billed Cuckoo

2016-06-06 Thread Donna Scott
Singing in my woods this morning. Donna Scott Lansing Station Rd. Lansing Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskin

2016-06-02 Thread Donna Scott
One - At my Nyjer seed feeder with a few Goldfinches. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Bobolinks

2016-05-25 Thread Donna Scott
At least 4 males seen at north end Scofield rd, Lansing, east side grassy area of road, then more just around corner north of Buck Rd. in grassy areas. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Bobolinks

2016-05-12 Thread Donna Scott
At Tompkins/Ithaca airport, Snyder Rd., past east end of fence corner, where fence runs south. Donna scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Orioles at suet

2016-05-10 Thread Donna Scott
have at least 2 pairs of B. Orioles around. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Downtown Parula

2016-05-09 Thread Donna Scott
Mid-day i found near home on Lansing Station Rd., Lansing: a Northern Parula, a Magnolia Warbler, an American Redstart, a male Rose Breasted Grosbeak, 3 Baltimore Orioles, & 2 Eastern Towhees, as well as all my colorful feeder birds. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On May 9, 2016,

[cayugabirds-l] New yard birds

2016-05-09 Thread Donna Scott
Just returned from fantastic SFO weekend bus trip to Presque Isle PA & Magee Marsh OH (thanks to all SFO staff!!) to be greeted by gorgeous BALTIMORE ORIOLES & YELLOW WARBLERS plying my apple tree blossoms in the sun this AM. Donna scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List In

[cayugabirds-l] Catbird

2016-05-06 Thread Donna Scott
The first of (I hope) many local GRAY CATBIRDS was singing a nice series of mimicked calls in my yard this morning! Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On May 6, 2016, at 7:11 AM, Jody W Enck <j...@cornell.edu> wrote: > > Hello Birders, if you love Stewart Park as a place to

[cayugabirds-l] Lansing Warblers, others

2016-04-29 Thread Donna Scott
BLACK THROATED GREEN WARBLER, EASTERN TOWHEE, YELLOW RUMPED WARBLERS, RUBY & GOLDEN CROWNED KINGLETS, PALM WARBLER, W.T. & CHIPPING SPARROWS, along with usual woodpeckers & feeder birds In & around woods, thickets & yard on Lansing Station Rd. Donna Scott Sent from my iPho

[cayugabirds-l] A. Redstart

2016-04-29 Thread Donna Scott
Just found a brightly colored male AMERICAN REDSTART foraging in my woods! Lans. Station rd, Lansing Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Myers pt

2016-04-07 Thread Donna Scott
9 BONAPARTE'S GULLS, lots RING BILLED GULLS, a few HERRING GULLS, 4 C LOONS, 1 HORNED. GREBE, 1KILLDEER, 1 KINGFISHER, 1 A. CROW, several RED BREASTED MERGS & a pair C MERGS, MALLARDS, 1 OSPREY on Salt Point nest, w/a second (male?) OSPREY hovering in air looking for fish. Donna Scott

[cayugabirds-l] Birds at airport

2016-04-02 Thread Donna Scott
Off Snyder Rd. where fence turns from paralleling rd. to run ~ south towards blue bldgs. In distance: At least 1 EASTERN MEADOWLARK singing; had been flying. Pair of KESTRELS, hunting then sitting on fence. C. RAVEN flyover. Female NO. HARRIER hunting low over field. Donna Scott Sent from my

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2016-03-23 Thread Donna Scott
Reported & photographed on tree overlooking Salt Point, Lansing, Cayuga Lake ! Perhaps it is Orpheus. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding

[cayugabirds-l] Roadkill/driving

2016-03-13 Thread Donna Scott
Sometimes, when I have time & traffic is not too busy, I stop the car & take fresher roadkill off pavement & put it well away from roadside & shoulder. So carrion eaters can consume it in safety. Good advice on careful driving, Dave, but perhaps you are preaching to the choi

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Marie Read photos

2016-03-11 Thread Donna Scott
Marie Read's bird photos at Lansing Library until end of APRIL. Enter thru west door, at ground level off parking lot during library open hours. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 11, 2016, at 5:46 PM, howard london <hlond...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Marie has an awesome

[cayugabirds-l] Leucistic Red Tailed Hawk

2016-03-07 Thread Donna Scott
Wilson Rd. Lansing, between Conlon & Buck Rds. In deciduous tree well back of the two eastern-most red barns on south side of road at 154 Wilson Rd. best seen approaching from Conlon Rd from E to W, just before arriving at the large white Federal style house. Donna Scott Lansing Sent fro

[cayugabirds-l] Leucistic Red Tail

2016-02-02 Thread Donna Scott
LEUCISTIC RED TAILED HAWK 154 Wilson Rd, Lansing, between Conlon & Buck Rds. , south side rd. in deciduous tree by white pines behind small red barns. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding

[cayugabirds-l] Lapland Longspurs

2016-01-23 Thread Donna Scott
Flock of ~9 SNOW BUNTING, 19 HORNED LARK & 3 LAPLAND LONGSPURS at intersection of Bruton rd & unknown Rd, Venice township, Cayuga County; east of Rt. 34, north of Rt. 90. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELC

[cayugabirds-l] Horned larks

2016-01-20 Thread Donna Scott
14 HORNED LARKS Scofield Rd towards Pleasant Valley Rd. Lansing. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Horned larks, snow buntings

2016-01-06 Thread Donna Scott
Nice mixed flock, about 50 birds on Cook Rd. west of Indian Field Rd, genoa, north of NY Rt 90. Were in corn stubble with what looks like Winter Wheat rows growing up, & by roadside. Very spooked by motor vehicles. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Baltimore Orioles @ Salt Point now.

2015-12-20 Thread Donna Scott
I didn't see B. Orioles at Salt Pt, but I did see a RUFFED GROUSE, NORTHERN FLICKER, & NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD, along w E. STARLINGS, & MALLARDS & gulls & C. Geese. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 20, 2015, at 12:25 PM, Lee Ann van Leer <lavanl...@gmail.com> wro

Re: [cayugabirds-l] to Montezuma & back

2015-11-06 Thread Donna Scott
Yesterday an hour before dusk I was able to clearly see the lovely hybrid cinnamon teal and it's companions on my way to Fairport. Thanks to Dave & Chris for descriptions of why it's a hybrid. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 5, 2015, at 10:51 PM, Dave Nutter <nutter.d.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] heron near miss

2015-07-13 Thread Donna Scott
Very cool! Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone On Jul 13, 2015, at 12:47 PM, John Greenly j...@cornell.edu wrote: I was out rowing on the lake last evening enjoying the quiet time after sunset, when the silence was shattered by a GRRAAAWWWK followed instantly by two Great Blue Herons at eye

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No Hummingbirds?!

2015-07-08 Thread Donna Scott
My hummingbirds are still here on Lansing Station Road. My Trumpet Vine just bloomed so perhaps they are visiting those more than the feeder. Donna Sent from my iPhone On Jul 8, 2015, at 5:15 PM, Kim Haines-Eitzen kj...@cornell.edu wrote: Hummingbirds are still here in Brooktondale. Kim

[cayugabirds-l] Screech Owls

2015-06-27 Thread Donna Scott
At 11 pm last night, 2 or 3 whinnying, trilling squealing near my house on Lansing Station Rd. Lansing. Lovely to hear on a cool, moonlit night! Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2015-06-22 Thread Donna Scott
Flying w fish towards south, Salt Point, presumably. ( seen from cayuga lake shore in NW Lansing) Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl

2015-06-22 Thread Donna Scott
That is so cool you can see the outline of the owl in the top of the Spruce Tree in your image! Sent from my iPhone donna Scott On Jun 22, 2015, at 12:09 PM, Suan Hsi Yong suan.y...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 9:51 AM, Meena Madhav Haribal m...@cornell.edu wrote: PS

[cayugabirds-l] Birds by lake

2015-06-22 Thread Donna Scott
can also hear the faint sounds of water from several rain-swollen little streams flowing down into the lake. Lovely! -Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Hooded Warbler

2015-05-27 Thread Donna Scott
along the road, including an immature male singing in woods near the steep bare bank across another creek from dark brown house at #508 on east side of road. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Black Billed Cuckoo

2015-05-20 Thread Donna Scott
Heard 11:00 AM in woods opposite 535 Lansing Station Rd. , Lansing. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Wilsons Warbler

2015-05-17 Thread Donna Scott
opposite the second parking area towards the airport. Lots of other birds too! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Albino Purple Finch Correction

2015-05-02 Thread Donna Scott
in Whitetail deer. Bill's bird has dark colored eyes. Or it looks like that in photos. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On May 2, 2015, at 8:54 AM, Kevin J. McGowan k...@cornell.edu wrote: Actually, I believe the term albino is more accurate for this bird. Albinism refers to the lack of melanin

[cayugabirds-l] Loons, Kingfishers

2015-04-25 Thread Donna Scott
At least 15 COMMON LOONS 2 BELTED KINGFISHERS seen in Cayuga Lake at 535 Lansing Station Rd. Lansing. Also pair COMMON MERGANSERS who've been hanging around for awhile. Loons are calling in early morning at night. Hooting a little during day. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds

[cayugabirds-l] Warblers, kinglet

2015-04-25 Thread Donna Scott
from my iPhone Donna Scott -- 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] sisk-invasion/Towhee song

2015-04-21 Thread Donna Scott
I have had 4 Pine Siskins at my feeders for weeks. Sunday I saw my FOY E. Towhee singing a variant song - he was not drinking your tea. Song rather like the last song (variant) in the audubon bird app. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Apr 21, 2015, at 8:18 AM, Brad Walker bm...@cornell.edu

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Yellow-headed Blackbird--YES

2015-04-13 Thread Donna Scott
my iPhone Donna Scott On Apr 13, 2015, at 8:09 AM, Jay McGowan jw...@cornell.edu wrote: The male YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD was back at Frank Morlock's feeders this morning at 1257 No. 1 Rd., Union Springs, just east of Wheeler/Davis Road. It was sitting above the feeders singing, visited

[cayugabirds-l] Kinglets, waterfowl

2015-04-09 Thread Donna Scott
2 GOLDEN CROWNED KINGLETS flew back forth btw spruce trees either side Lansing Station Rd. at #s 652-692. Also on lake, continued flocks of BUFFLEHEADS, C., RB H MERGANSERS, as well as pair HORNED GREBES 1 in breeding plumage. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Sandhill Crane

2015-04-03 Thread Donna Scott
CA Geese a few 100' away from crane. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- 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] OT: lake water levels

2015-04-02 Thread Donna Scott
. Another group controls Keuka Lake water levels. Not a good situation sometimes. Graphs of Cayuga Seneca L levels thru the year can be seen at the NYS Canal Corp website. Sorry I don't have link handy. Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Apr 1, 2015, at 5:23 PM, Carol Keeler carolk

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese Sun. West Side of Lake

2015-03-30 Thread Donna Scott
water being ~33• . Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 30, 2015, at 10:10 AM, Sandy Wold sandra.w...@gmail.com wrote: Yesterday, I took a friend up the west side of the lake and had the following highlights. At Newman Golf Course --in the Inlet: about 6 Pintails --Redwing Blackbirds

[cayugabirds-l] Wood Ducks

2015-03-30 Thread Donna Scott
WOOD DUCKS 3 males, 2 females on small pond south side Buck Rd, Lansing, ~1/2 mile east of Van Ostrand rd., just past half-torn-down barn. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Pied-bill Grebe

2015-03-30 Thread Donna Scott
PIED-BILL GREBE in Town of Lansing marina, right now near SE side. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] PB.Grebe Myers

2015-03-30 Thread Donna Scott
I meant to add Myers Park to post about Pied-bill Grebe. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Sandhills in Genoa

2015-03-29 Thread Donna Scott
Continue at 6:15 pm in field south of intersection of E. Venice rd Rt 90. Also 2 Wild Turkeys way back in field to south. For awhile Cranes were hidden behind a thicket of low sumac trees a big snow bank I couldn't see them. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 29, 2015, at 4:38 PM

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskins and Woodcock

2015-03-26 Thread Donna Scott
Cheery bird song here too. Plus I had to put up little fence around sprouting daffodils to keep dog off the shoots!! That and airport Woodcock last night the Snowy Grt Horned Owls this week make me happy! Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 26, 2015, at 11:23 AM, Linda Orkin

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl Golf Course

2015-03-24 Thread Donna Scott
rusty thing, up into trees to NW. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 24, 2015, at 12:34 PM, Meena Madhav Haribal m...@cornell.edu wrote: Which Golf Course? From: bounce-118975208-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-118975208-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Carl Steckler

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl S of Aurora.

2015-03-23 Thread Donna Scott
SNOWY OWL Still there 5:40 PM south of driveway at mailbox #1979 on NY Rt 90, along with hunting NORTHERN HARRIERS. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 23, 2015, at 4:01 PM, Tom atvaw...@gmail.com wrote: The snowy owl is still in the vicinity of Rt 90 Lake Rd., just S of Aurora. 50 m W

[cayugabirds-l] Sandhill Cranes

2015-03-22 Thread Donna Scott
from MNWR the sky cleared to lovely blue and the sun came out! Great ending to a great trip. Thanks, Gary! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Geese

2015-03-16 Thread Donna Scott
Vee after vee passing overhead by Cayuga lake !! Mostly Canadas w/ a few Snows !! 54•. Yay! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Dead waterfowl/ice breakup

2015-03-15 Thread Donna Scott
advanced towards them. Then by yesterday warm temps caused much of this ice to melt things were calmer. I hope there is something besides Zebra Mussels for the ducks, etc to eat, altho I suppose some eat them. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 15, 2015, at 10:33 AM, bob mcguire bmcgu

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Junco or Chipping Sparrow?

2015-03-10 Thread Donna Scott
No, Scott, I did not see the bird it sure sounded like a Chipping Sparrow, but you are right about the woods! I will keep eyes peeled to see what it is. Thx, Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 10, 2015, at 3:16 PM, Scott Haber scotthab...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Donna, Did you

[cayugabirds-l] Chipping Sparrow

2015-03-10 Thread Donna Scott
Heard distinctly in my woods on Lansing Station Rd., Lansing. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Ice retreating

2015-03-08 Thread Donna Scott
the lake. They fly away weakly as I drive carefully around them. These weather/ice conditions have been hard on the wildlife. Looking north, it appears that a big area of liquid water has opened up around the Power Plant since I saw most of it frozen over on Thursday. Sent from my iPhone Donna

[cayugabirds-l] Fish Crow smarts

2015-03-08 Thread Donna Scott
pecked the small aluminum round spot until it broke. F. Crow tipped the box over so the juice started to run out and it stuck its beak there to drink the juice! Crows love our fast food nation! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 8, 2015, at 11:50 PM, job121...@verizon.net wrote: Most

[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagles

2015-03-08 Thread Donna Scott
not note how chests/belly looked, but maybe they were lightly streaked. I do not think they had the lighter eyes and light sides of faces that pix of 3-years show. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Aythyas, swans circles

2015-02-10 Thread Donna Scott
the wide circle around each ball as if it was an object to be avoided. (My interpretation). Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott Lansing/Cayuga Lake -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Crows Mallards

2015-01-31 Thread Donna Scott
Britt Rd, off Blackrock rd. , north of Ledyard Rd. corn stubble field full of many A CROWS MALLARDS. 100s. Flying Hanging out together. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Lapland Longspur/ Pheasant

2015-01-31 Thread Donna Scott
. Wonder if they go inside for shelter? They are probably pheasants that have been released for hunting Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskins

2015-01-30 Thread Donna Scott
At least 3 PINE SISKINS here at my snowy feeders. FOY. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Redpoll !

2015-01-30 Thread Donna Scott
a COMMON REDPOLL chasing GOLDFINCHES away from nyjer seed! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Aythya winter diet in Cayuga - what are they eating?

2015-01-25 Thread Donna Scott
iPhone Donna Scott On Jan 25, 2015, at 8:47 PM, Benjamin Freeman bg...@cornell.edu wrote: Hello all, Alexa and I had the good fortune to watch the Tufted Duck for an hour or so on Saturday morning. It was diving actively the entire time, which made it tough to find (and difficult to show

[cayugabirds-l] Red heads NW Lansing

2015-01-19 Thread Donna Scott
to bushes. I have to leave so can't run after them. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- 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] R N Pheasant

2015-01-18 Thread Donna Scott
Oops - I meant the abandoned house on Rafferty rd where I saw pheasant is WEST of Rt. 34-B. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Jan 18, 2015, at 5:02 PM, Donna Scott dls...@me.com wrote: Female RING-NECKED PHEASANT pecking at side of road in front of abandoned house on Rafferty Rd. south

[cayugabirds-l] R N Pheasant

2015-01-18 Thread Donna Scott
Female RING-NECKED PHEASANT pecking at side of road in front of abandoned house on Rafferty Rd. south of Rt. 34-B (no. of King Ferry). Has now flown across to back of a hay field to north. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Goshawk not there Thursday

2015-01-16 Thread Donna Scott
domestic mammals traveling there, than birds! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Jan 16, 2015, at 3:30 PM, Scott Haber scotthab...@gmail.com wrote: John C., I'm still trying to figure out how we know Goshawks to be adverse to human disturbance. Anecdotal evidence is nice, as is your research

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Northern Goshawk Fingerlakes National Forest, Schuyler Co.

2015-01-15 Thread Donna Scott
Where is Foster Pond, please? Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Jan 14, 2015, at 6:19 PM, Joshua Snodgrass cedarsh...@gmail.com wrote: I went birding at Foster Pond this afternoon, because high twenties feels like spring compared to the last few days. Past the frozen pond and down

[cayugabirds-l] Wild turkeys

2015-01-14 Thread Donna Scott
~116 (!) WILD TURKEYS in fields around/behind red-roofed barn w silo, Algerine Rd. Lansing, west towards lake of intersection w Ludlow Rd. just before mailbox #215. Algerine runs off NY RT 34B ~6 miles north of stoplight in So. Lansing. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Friday Harriers, Bluebirds, Algonquin

2015-01-10 Thread Donna Scott
While driving back to Lansing from Canada/Rochester yesterday/Friday, I saw a graceful male NORTHERN HARRIER on Rt. 90, south of Cayuga, opposite the Gorwydd housing development on lake. Then on Long Pt. Rd., near south curve near lakefront, I saw at least 5 E. BLUEBIRDS. Saw 4 males at one

[cayugabirds-l] Wild Turkeys

2014-12-31 Thread Donna Scott
About 62 WILD TURKEYS in a field north of red roofed barn on Algerine rd, west of intersection with Ludlow Road! Barn says Morrow Creek Farm up under gable end. Lansing. Turkeys now on other side of hedge row in second field at back of field bordering road. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Christmas Bird Count week: Horned Larks

2014-12-30 Thread Donna Scott
am Not good on their calls, so don't know if tundra or trumpeter. I ruled out Sandhill Cranes on basis of voice on my iPhone. Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 30, 2014, at 8:13 PM, Marie P. Read m...@cornell.edu wrote: Well, hopefully people will see this species on the actual

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese

2014-12-22 Thread Donna Scott
A few 1000s of SNOW GEESE flying in neat Vees from south east to north west over Lansing Station Rd , Lansing Cayuga Lake. 10 min. ago Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Wild turkeys

2014-12-22 Thread Donna Scott
36 WILD TURKEYS Asbury Rd Lansing, between Collins Scofield Rds. In large, open field south side of Asbury road. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Salt rd. Groton

2014-12-21 Thread Donna Scott
to a fence post south of field where it sat for a long time. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Salt rd. Groton

2014-12-21 Thread Donna Scott
is in line w tall Spruce Trees. Sorry didn't note cross roads names. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 21, 2014, at 2:22 PM, Kelly Lee Smith kl...@cornell.edu wrote: Between which intersections? I live on Clark St Ext just off Salt Rd will go look

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Un Sprgs Mill Pond, Scout Project

2014-12-19 Thread Donna Scott
for the habitat there, around the edges of the pond to extend the bushes that now exist on the north and south sides? Instead of cutting things down, plant more bushes! Dan Segal of Plantsmen and perhaps Sharon Anderson at Tompkins CCE could advise on the appropriate plants. Donna Scott From: bounce

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Un Sprgs Mill Pond, Scout Project

2014-12-19 Thread Donna Scott
[mailto:wshech...@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, December 19, 2014 11:43 AM To: Asher Hockett Cc: Donna Scott; John and Fritzie Blizzard; CayugaBirds-L@Cornell.e Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Un Sprgs Mill Pond, Scout Project GREAT IDEA to do plantings !!! I would be glad to contribute a few disease

[cayugabirds-l] Long Pt winery Short-eared Owl

2014-12-14 Thread Donna Scott
I was looking for SE Owls over on Indian Field Rd. none seen, but did see several small flocks of HORNED LARKS. Later driving down Poplar Ridge Rd outside Aurora, I saw a large, handsome RED TAILED HAWK flying from tree to tree over. some corn fields. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 14

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Donna Scott
Kevin, thanks for the photos comparing size of Raven with Red Tailed Hawk. The photos in that same album of the LeConte’s Sparrow are wonderful! What a beautiful bird; the feathers on the back are striking. Donna Scott From: bounce-118619611-15001...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce

[cayugabirds-l] Marie's Pine Siskin

2014-12-11 Thread Donna Scott
I continue to see one PINE SISKIN , in with all the GOLDFINCHES, as well. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 11, 2014, at 8:24 AM, Marie P. Read m...@cornell.edu wrote: Still around...but just one. He/she's a feisty little and so-and-so, though, trying to keep all the other birds off

[cayugabirds-l] Letters opposed to a proposal for Union Sp Mill Pond

2014-12-01 Thread Donna Scott
letter to the Union Springs Village Board about this important issue. Donna Scott Lansing From: bounce-118568168-15001...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-118568168-15001...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of John and Fritzie Blizzard Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2014 11:29 PM To: Jay McGowan

[cayugabirds-l] Lansing birds

2014-12-01 Thread Donna Scott
Saturday a pair of E. BLUEBIRDS on Lans. Stat. Rd. today ~30 SNOW GEESE flying northeast away from Cayuga Lake, today on Lans. Stat. Rd. Probable female A. KESTREL on wire by Scofield Rd. north side NY RT 34B. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskin for TG

2014-11-27 Thread Donna Scott
Just when I said I had not seen any PINE SISKINS for awhile, after making the cranberry orange relish, I looked out kitchen window saw one jaunty little siskin perched on the feeder! Happy Thanksgiving! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Ducks, Grebes

2014-11-20 Thread Donna Scott
16 BLACK DUCKS 1 GREAT BLUE HERON, 2 HORNED GREBES off shore, east side Cayuga Lake, lansing Station Rd. Lansing. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] C Loons on lake

2014-11-13 Thread Donna Scott
still in front yard under spruce tree along with 8 Juncos, 4 BLUE JAYS 4 A. CROWS. One Crow had white areas on rear part of folded wings, rather as if its feathers had been scraped down to structures underneath the black parts. Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Wild Turkeys

2014-11-10 Thread Donna Scott
Station Rd. towards Rt. 34B. Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- 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] Pine Siskins

2014-11-09 Thread Donna Scott
2 PINE SISKINS along with 28 AMER GOLDFINCHES at my backyard feeders. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fox sparrows @ LP Ringwood Rd!

2014-11-09 Thread Donna Scott
Thanks to posts by Suan Marie, I looked out at the likely spot under my big Spruce tree to find 2 FOX SPARROWS scooching around in the leaf litter! Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Nov 9, 2014, at 2:08 PM, Marie P. Read m...@cornell.edu wrote: It must be the day for Fox Sparrows…just

Re: [cayugabirds-l] American Avocet

2014-11-08 Thread Donna Scott
American AVOCET, MNWR Wildlife Drive, in shallow water across from first 2 piles of black earth, aways before first big left turn that heads away from Seneca River towards T'Way. Sorry I don't know the names of these marshes. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Nov 8, 2014, at 11:22 AM

[cayugabirds-l] A. Crows

2014-11-04 Thread Donna Scott
100s of AMERICAN CROWS on Jerry Smith Rd off NY Rt 34-B, North Lansing, on ground in various plowed or recently harvested hay fields. Did not see any wing tags. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Hooded Mergs

2014-11-02 Thread Donna Scott
in air. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- 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

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Myers Pt.

2014-10-28 Thread Donna Scott
A few of us were at Myers Pt. around 1 PM and saw no Purple Sandpiper, either. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: William Roberts To: cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:15 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Meyers Pt. I waited in vain from 4:00 - 6:30

[cayugabirds-l] Purple sandpiper

2014-10-26 Thread Donna Scott
Purple Sandpiper forging all by itself at end of Myers Pt. spit in the growing dark. 6:25 pm Sunday. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Purple Sandpiper continues

2014-10-23 Thread Donna Scott
It is still here at myers. Very eindy. Scope blew over! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Oct 23, 2014, at 8:00 AM, Jay McGowan jw...@cornell.edu wrote: If you missed it yesterday, it looks like the PURPLE SANDPIPER will be putting on an encore performance today. It is currently foraging

[cayugabirds-l] Tripod found salt pt

2014-10-23 Thread Donna Scott
Claim at Lansing town hall, recreation dept. office, 1st right as enter Lansing Town Hall. Back building behind library, off rts. 34/34B, So Lansing. They close at noon on Fridays ~ 4 pm M-F. Reported by Rec. dept. Director, Steve Colt. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tripod found salt pt

2014-10-23 Thread Donna Scott
typo in last message: Lans. town hall closes ~ 4 PM Monday - Thursday. (and noon on Fri). Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Donna Scott To: Cayugabirds-L Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2014 4:50 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Tripod found salt pt Claim at Lansing town hall

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Thrasher

2014-09-12 Thread Donna Scott
A BROWN THRASHER just chased away a chipmunk from bird seed scattered under my front yard bushes. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] DC Cormorants

2014-09-12 Thread Donna Scott
31 heading slowly south in Cayuga Lake, off Lansing Station Rd, Lansing Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

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