Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fledgling great horned owl?

2014-05-01 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi Claire, This sounds like a really cool observation (and yes it is a Great Horned Owl), but in the future I would advise others not to post specific locations of potentially vulnerable birds. If this bird has been abandoned and/or isn't doing well, it would be better to not send people there who

[cayugabirds-l] Ecuador Conservation Blog

2013-04-25 Thread Evan Barrientos
to the listserve this time. Thank you for reading, and I hope you will join me on this adventure. Introductory post: Blog main: Wishing you the best of spring migrations, Evan Barrientos Intag, Ecuador -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Yucatan Education Documentary

2013-01-19 Thread Evan Barrientos
you enjoy it! Best, Evan Barrientos -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma NWR, Oct 12, 2012

2012-10-12 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi all, I birded Montezuma NWR Friday afternoon, hitting all the main spots (see comments below). The AMERICAN AVOCET was still present at Puddler's , but did not see the Franklin's Gull. Also surprised to see 10 SANDHILL CRANES at Knox Marcellus and 1 AMERICAN BITTERN at Puddler's. Complete

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Reported Connecticut Warbler, Sapsucker Woods

2012-09-12 Thread Evan Barrientos
Would the person who corrected David's ID care to share with the group how to reliable separate the two species from a view like David's photo? I imagine this is a very common confusion and it would be good to clarify to avoid future false alarms, and just for the sake of bird IDs in general.

[cayugabirds-l] Mexico Blog Post

2012-07-31 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi all, I've added a blog post and video from my last week in Mexico, which I spent in a village taking kids birding and helping a bird club get started there. You can read about it here: Thanks for looking! Best, Evan B -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Blog post from Mexico

2012-07-12 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi all, Last week I gave my first bird class to a group of children in the village of El Cuyo. Photos, video, and writing about it are now up on my blog at Nature photos, including lots of really cool bird photos are at

[cayugabirds-l] New blog post from Mexico

2012-06-20 Thread Evan Barrientos Had a very interesting first week. The highlight was getting to know the young birders in a Mayan village and hearing their thoughts on conservation. I hope you all take a look. Evan B -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] My Blog in Mexico this Summer

2012-06-11 Thread Evan Barrientos
like to hear more, I'll be keeping a blog here and posting photos and videos. I hope you take a look and enjoy my posts. Best, Evan Barrientos -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Ezra Video

2012-06-01 Thread Evan Barrientos
/Bird-Videos/22327341_XsGrLS#!i=1880176218k=Gg3fWX8lb=1s=A Evan Barrientos -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] Bird Photos from this Spring

2012-05-28 Thread Evan Barrientos
://!i=1835435401k=HTWXFk2 Soon I will be posting another gallery of bird VIDEOS. Best, Evan Barrientos -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: eBird Report - Palmer Woods, May 16, 2012

2012-05-16 Thread Evan Barrientos
Much harder to find warblers this morning, but I did find BAY-BREASTED, WILSON'S, CHESTNUT-SIDED and BT GREEN. More interestingly, I was able to find nesting cavities of NORTHERN FLICKER, BC CHICKADEE, and YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER. I was also surprised by seeing so many WOOD THRUSHES in one

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: eBird Report - Sapsucker Woods, May 12, 2012

2012-05-12 Thread Evan Barrientos
Migrants have all but deserted Sapsucker Woods this morning. The only non-resident warblers I saw were 2 YELLOW-RUMPEDS. Non-warbler birding was good though, with 53 species. List below. Good birding, Evan B Begin forwarded message: From: Date: May 12, 2012 4:42:16 PM

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: eBird Report - Palmer Woods, May 9, 2012

2012-05-09 Thread Evan Barrientos
Fantastic morning at Palmer Woods, Cornell Campus today, even though I got there at 10:40am. That was my first time there and I certainly was impressed. 43 species and 15 warblers, plus beautiful and variable habitat. BAY-BREASTED WARBLER and female MOURNING WARBLER were highlights. At first I

[cayugabirds-l] Arnot Forest May 4

2012-05-05 Thread Evan Barrientos
I was at Arnot Forest from 1pm-4pm yesterday and did manage to hear and see a fair number of migrants, including FOY CANADA WARBLERS. Also found two beautiful SPRING SALAMANDERS in the creek. eBird list is below, but the best highlight was definitely having two LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSHES foraging

Re: [cayugabirds-l] another red-tailed hawk nest

2012-05-05 Thread Evan Barrientos
I noticed this nest a couple weeks ago, and have made it back once to film and photograph it. I will post photos and video as soon as I can. Best, Evan B -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard Today

2012-05-03 Thread Evan Barrientos
37 Species, 12 warblers. 2 PINE WARBLERS. Evan B Begin forwarded message: From: Date: May 3, 2012 12:27:11 PM EDT To: Subject: eBird Report - Hawthorn Orchard, May 3, 2012 Hawthorn Orchard, Tompkins, US-NY May 3, 2012 10:20 AM - 11:50 AM

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Photos

2012-05-03 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi everyone, Here are 4 close shots of an American Woodcock that I photographed last night (May 2) in the field bordered by Snyder and Cherry Rd. north of the airport. Hard to believe, these were taken handheld, manually focusing, and without an external flash! Such an awesome bird and one of

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Migration!

2012-05-02 Thread Evan Barrientos
Amazing day for birding, try to get out if you can! Hawthorn Orchards was filled with migrants from 7:30-10:50am today. At least 45 species and simply too many Yellow-rumpeds to count, plus a lot of highlights. I'll send an eBird checklist later, but here are some of the highlights: Prairie

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard Checklist Today

2012-05-02 Thread Evan Barrientos
45 species total, 15 warbler species, excellent day. Evan B Begin forwarded message: From: Date: May 2, 2012 3:37:20 PM EDT To: Subject: eBird Report - Hawthorn Orchard, May 2, 2012 Hawthorn Orchard, Tompkins, US-NY May 2, 2012 7:40 AM - 8:50 AM

[cayugabirds-l] Shindagin Hollow Today

2012-04-28 Thread Evan Barrientos
I arrived a little late but the area was fairly quiet. Only heard one warbler (BLACK-THROATED GREEN). Heard one RUFFED GROUSE on the upper north end. Saw an immature GOLDEN EAGLE fly over. 5 BLUE-HEADED VIREOS heard singing. In the pines on Gulf Creek Rd. I heard 2 RED-BREASTED NUTHATCHES and

[cayugabirds-l] L. Waterthrush @ Shindagin

2012-04-22 Thread Evan Barrientos
Managed to get fairly close to a LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH singing at the bottom of a ravine and a WINTER WREN that seemed to be singing in response. Watched the LOWA singing from a perch and then forage in the rocky stream. No photos, but I recorded some good audio. Other bird activity was mostly

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Photos

2012-04-18 Thread Evan Barrientos
Here are my photos from my walk yesterday morning at Sapsucker Woods. There are some cool shots of Northern Water Snakes Mating, Eastern Phoebes nest building, and Yellow-rumped Warblers at eye level.

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Apr 17, 2012

2012-04-17 Thread Evan Barrientos
Spent a nice 4 hours walking around the pond this morning at SSW. Lots of sining YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS! Less activity than I had hoped for but still good birding. Interestingly, it wasn't until around 10am that I began to see the YRWAs. Several NORTHERN FLICKERS and YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKERS

[cayugabirds-l] Travels in Bolivia- A short film

2012-04-12 Thread Evan Barrientos
appearances. Rather, it briefly overviews the incredible diversity of habitats, landscapes, people, and lifestyles that make up the country. Hope you all take a look and enjoy! Best, Evan Barrientos -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Why do birds sing to themselves?

2012-03-28 Thread Evan Barrientos
For the last 5 minutes there's been an adult male Dark-eyed Junco just 8ft away from me foraging on the ground outside Mann Library on Cornell Campus. Sporadically, he's been quietly singing to himself while he forages, but so quietly that nothing further than 10ft away could hear. The bird is

[cayugabirds-l] N. Mockingbird Cornell Campus

2012-03-15 Thread Evan Barrientos
A NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was singing vigorously from a tree across the street from the Friedman Wrestling Center at 9:05am today. Evan B -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Snyder Road Woococks and Waterfowl

2012-03-14 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi everyone, This evening starting at about 7:20pm I explored the pond near the intersection of Snyder and Mohawk Roads before listening for Woodcocks. On the pond I saw 50 RING-NECKED DUCKS, 3 HOODED MERGANSERS, 1 GREAT-BLUE HERON, 2 WOOD DUCKS, and several Mallards and Canada Geese. I also

[cayugabirds-l] Bolivia Video Preview

2012-03-04 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi everyone, Just thought I'd share this preview of the video I'm making from my trip to Bolivia last January. Note: There are no birds in this preview, just some habitat, but there will be birds in the final video.

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Photos

2011-10-01 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi everyone, While everyone has been sending in lists of the warblers migrating through Sapsucker Woods, I thought I'd complement them with a few photos of the warblers. Enjoy! Evan

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Saturday Morning

2011-09-11 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi everyone, I birded Sapsucker Woods yesterday from 8:15-10:30am, finding only moderate activity. The entrance to the lab was filled with birds when I arrived, including BT GREEN WARBLER, MAGNOLIA WARBLER, YT VIREO,and PHILADELPHIA VIREOS. However, I found the trails very quiet overall, until

[cayugabirds-l] Photos from Sapsucker Woods Wednesday

2011-05-13 Thread Evan Barrientos
Highlights include the Bay-breasted Warbler and some Yellow-rumpeds. Enjoy! Evan B -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] 60 species Sapsucker Woods Yesterday

2011-05-12 Thread Evan Barrientos
at the south end of the pond. It was a great morning with really impressive numbers. I still can't believe I had 60 species in such a small area! Photos coming soon! See checklist below. -Evan Barrientos Begin forwarded message: From: Date: May 12, 2011 12:05:06 PM EDT

[cayugabirds-l] 12 Warblers Shindagin Hollow Today

2011-05-12 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hello again, Shindagin Hollow impressed me once again with its number of birds. Highlights included a female Black-and-white Warbler gathering nest material while the male stayed nearby. Do they nest here? Also, a RUFFED GROUSE was heard drumming. One WILD TURKEY seen crossing the road. Three

[cayugabirds-l] Mourning Warbler-Shindagin Hollow

2011-05-12 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi again, I'm adding Mourning Warbler to the list from today after identifying its song. That makes 13 warblers and another species for this year. Evan B -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Cornell Plantations Photos

2011-05-10 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi everyone, As promised, here are the photos from last weekend of Fall Creek-North, Cornell Plantations. Highlights include a Black-throated Blue Warbler and a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker. Best, Evan Barrientos

[cayugabirds-l] Shindagin Hollow Today

2011-05-09 Thread Evan Barrientos
display as well. Good Birding! Evan Barrientos Begin forwarded message: From: Date: May 9, 2011 5:51:54 PM EDT To: Subject: eBird Report - Shindagin Hollow , 5/9/11 Location: Shindagin Hollow Observation date: 5/9/11 Number of species

[cayugabirds-l] Upper Buttermilk Falls, Shindagin Hollow yesterday

2011-05-07 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi all, Here are the checklists from a pretty good day with the Conservation of Birds class yesterday. -Evan Barrientos Location: Buttermilk Falls SP--South Area Observation date: 5/6/11 Notes: Eastern Phoebe nest with 6 eggs Number of species: 33 Osprey 1 Belted Kingfisher

[cayugabirds-l] Dryden Lake, Park Nature Preserve, Hammond Hill SF

2011-05-07 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi again, These are the checklists from birding this morning. Highlights were a singing PRAIRIE WARBLER, CANADA WARBLER, as well as some other new arrivals. Good birding, Evan Barrientos Location: Dryden Lake Observation date: 5/7/11 Notes: BRCR nest site and RBWO excavating cavity

[cayugabirds-l] Great Morning- Cornell Plantations- Fall Creek Valley North

2011-04-30 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hey everyone, I had a very productive 2.5 hour walk this morning in the Cornell Plantations across the suspension bridge in Fall Creek Valley. So many Yellow-rumpeds, but I also managed to pick out a BLACKBURNIAN, BLUE-WINGED, and BLACK-THROATED BLUE. Photos coming soon! Evan Barrientos Begin

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods- 2 snakes

2011-04-27 Thread Evan Barrientos
south. Not sure how common the latter is, but I thought I'd mention it. Also saw Common Grackles, a Hairy Woodpecker, and a Red-bellied Woodpecker excavating a nest cavity. Briefly heard a Red-breasted Nuthatch. Good birding, Evan Barrientos -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Mockingbird, Renwick Woods, Mt. Pleasant, Jim Schug Trail, Dryden Lake, and George Rd. Pond

2011-04-17 Thread Evan Barrientos
. Overall a very productive morning. Evan Barrientos Location: Renwick Woods Observation date: 4/15/11 Notes: Two male Mallards fighting to copulate with a female, then mounted each other? Number of species: 18 Canada Goose X Wood Duck 7 Mallard

[cayugabirds-l] Hello and Winter Photos

2011-03-26 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi everyone, I was subscribed to the list last fall but I never got around to introducing myself. My name is Evan Barrientos and I'm a student at Cornell University. I've been birding for about four years and I also do a lot of nature photography. These photos are a bit late, but I'd like