[cayugabirds-l] Tree swallows

2013-10-17 Thread Kathy Strickland
many more-- swooping over the newly mowed alfalfa fields. Kathy Strickland Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] A Phoebe...

2013-09-20 Thread Kathy Strickland
...was phoebe-ing outside my window about 7:30 this am. Hadn't heard any for several weeks. Kathy Strickland Union Springs area Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Field Sparrow back

2013-04-16 Thread Kathy Strickland
Mallards in the process) and grab a talonful of algae which it took to the nest (badly damaged over the winter) along the river. Along River Rd there were several DC Cormorants in the river, and at Mud Lock a Bald Eagle flew in with food and proceeded to feed the youngsters. Kathy Strickland

[cayugabirds-l] 2 more Osprey nests

2012-07-29 Thread Kathy Strickland
Learned of 2 more Union Springs Osprey nests just south of town--one at the Dildine/Hardy Rds T and the other just a few utility poles north of the T. Both were occupied this year. It's just a road I don't usually go down. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] Union Springs Ospreys

2012-07-25 Thread Kathy Strickland
Yesterday morning I found a just-fledged Osprey roadkill on Spring St about a quarter mile west of where I'd been wa This morning about 930 there were 5 Ospreys circling high above the nest site on Center/No.1 Rd, and a not-particularly-welcome Red-tailed Hawk. The youngsters were

[cayugabirds-l] Finishing Osprey post

2012-07-25 Thread Kathy Strickland
on the roadside the next morning. Its condition leads me believe it was hit sometime Tues afternoon. So it was extra nice to see 5 drifting together today. Could it be possible that the pair raised 4 youngsters? Kathy Strickland Union Springs Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Union Springs Ospreys

2012-07-23 Thread Kathy Strickland
I'm guessing at least one of our Ospreys has fledged. I didn't have time to drive over to the nest site on Center Rd, but about 11:00 today I was heading home on Spring St when I saw 3 Ospreys over the field on the noth side of the road as I was reaching the crest. One landed on the ground and

[cayugabirds-l] Turkey Vulture roost threat

2012-04-14 Thread Kathy Strickland
. Either way, it's wrong. I had to get inside for choir rehearsal or I would have at least walked down the street a ways to see if I could locate the source of the shot. Any ideas on how to deal with this? Kathy Strickland, Union Springs -- Cayugabirds

[cayugabirds-l] NE end of Lake

2012-02-19 Thread Kathy Strickland
on this listserve) were in the air and sweeping in dark masses a huge flock of blackbirds. For several minutes I watched, fascinated. They were mostly settled down again when I finally left. Didn't see a single raptor the entire 3 hrs. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs

[cayugabirds-l] Birding Sunday

2012-02-18 Thread Kathy Strickland
Just wondering if anyone is birding around the lake, or up here at the north end tomorrow (Sunday). I have a rare Sunday off and would like to hook up with a group or individual to bird for whatever part of the day would work out. You may email me privately or call me (315-730-4451). Kathy

[cayugabirds-l] Need info

2011-07-21 Thread Kathy Strickland
I have the opportunity to visit Cuba this November and wonder if anyone can give me some birding and other nature pointers. You may contact me by phone, text, or off-list. Thanks---Kathy Strickland, Union Springs 315-730-4451 -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] Indigo Bunting--better late than never

2011-06-24 Thread Kathy Strickland
if there's a female around. The yard Blue Jays fledged (nest not seen but know it's somewhere near), and a couple nestfulls of Chipping Sparrows. The Carolina Wren has started up again after about 6 weeks of silence or absence. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs area

[cayugabirds-l] CBC Picnic tonight?

2011-06-13 Thread Kathy Strickland
pairs up around the corner on Powers Rd. Kathy Strickland Waldron Rd, Union Springs area -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] YB Eastern Wood Pewee

2011-05-23 Thread Kathy Strickland
it singing from what's left of the swampy woods across the road. Kathy Strickland, Waldron Rd, Union Springs area. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Creeper

2011-04-24 Thread Kathy Strickland
I seldom see Brown Creepers here, so it was a real treat to watch one working its way around on the old winter pear tree north of the house about 4 this afternoon. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs area -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Union Springs

2011-04-03 Thread Kathy Strickland
An Osprey flying over Union Springs Academy campus about 3:00, heading toward the lake. Hopefully our Union Springs nester. A pair of N. Shovelers, a single Pied-billed Grebe, and a dozen or so Buffleheads on the pond around 7pm. --Kathy Strickland

[cayugabirds-l] Mud Lock Eagles

2011-02-21 Thread Kathy Strickland
. Proceeding from there south down the lake there were a lot of Tundra Swans in groups ranging from 15 to over 300. My rough estimate is around 1500. Kathy Strickland -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] iBird question

2011-02-18 Thread Kathy Strickland
I got an email from ad...@whatbird.com that appears to be related to iBird. Is this true--safe? or bogus? -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Some lake birds

2011-01-15 Thread Kathy Strickland
, a Bufflehead, a few Gadwall. No Screechie in sight on Factory St. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[cayugabirds-l] Great-horned Owl...

2010-12-12 Thread Kathy Strickland
...flew thru the headlights and above my car as I was heading east on Spring Street out of Union Springs about 9:00 tonight. Kathy Strickland -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] hummers and downies

2010-08-05 Thread Kathy Strickland
At a friend's place this afternoon--hummingbirds sharing their feeder with a couple of Downy Woodpeckers. Didn't know that sort of thing could happen. Rather neat to watch. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs area -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Tschache, Mays, K-M, Rte 89, RR Road

2010-07-22 Thread Kathy Strickland
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[cayugabirds-l] Sunday outing

2010-07-12 Thread Kathy Strickland
to watch a f. Cardinal and later a Catbird and then a Goldfinch bathing in puddles. Fritzie caught sight of a Sora on the east side of the second impoundment. A nice way to end a beautiful weekend.---Kathy Strickland, Union Springs

[cayugabirds-l] Barn Swallows fledged

2010-07-08 Thread Kathy Strickland
, and when I checked this morning there was just one left and it left sometime this afternoon. It's been fun having them so easy to watch over my dining room window. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs area

[cayugabirds-l] MNWR and MWC

2010-06-15 Thread Kathy Strickland
of point. Didn't attempt the really bumpy roads with Baldwin's car. Save the jeepin' for mine! Kathy Strickland, Union Springs _ Hotmail is redefining busy

[cayugabirds-l] Sunday afternoon Montezuma area

2010-05-30 Thread Kathy Strickland
--heard some interesting ones but couldn't ID. Kathy Strickland _ Hotmail is redefining busy with tools for the New Busy. Get more from your inbox. http

[cayugabirds-l] Bluebirds nesting

2010-05-13 Thread Kathy Strickland
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[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2010-04-06 Thread Kathy Strickland
that moved through around 5:00. --Kathy Strickland, Union Springs PS: Anyone birding up this way mid-day Saturday? I have a funeral to play for here at 10 but should be free around 11 and I could join you wherever you happen to be at the time--up towards this end of the lake

[cayugabirds-l] My birds

2010-04-04 Thread Kathy Strickland
on Skillet Rd. Question: I've been told that HORNED LARKS nest early, sometimes along roadsides. Anyone ever find their nests? Bloodroot, Blue Cohash, and Hepatica in bloom. Emerging Trillium, Trout Lily, Wild Ginger. Mourning Cloak Butterfly flutterby. --Kathy Strickland

[cayugabirds-l] Sat. afternoon birds

2010-04-03 Thread Kathy Strickland
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[cayugabirds-l] Phoebe back here too

2010-04-01 Thread Kathy Strickland
in what is left of the swampy woods across the road (a breeding sink, unfortunately, since the rest of it will be bulldozed shortly) and at least one toad is trilling. Venus and Mercury a pretty sight in the west just now, too. Such a lovely spring day. -Kathy Strickland, Union Springs

[cayugabirds-l] Red-wings

2010-03-11 Thread Kathy Strickland
sign of spring!), Common Grackle flyover in Aurora yesterday, and 4 TVs over Auburn yesterday as well. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs _ Hotmail: Powerful Free email with security

[cayugabirds-l] Blue-headed Mallards

2010-02-21 Thread Kathy Strickland
, and the Great-horned Owls can be heard most nights. Kathy Strickland Union Springs area _ Hotmail: Trusted email with powerful SPAM protection. http://clk.atdmt.com/GBL

[cayugabirds-l] Eagles at Mud Lock

2010-02-06 Thread Kathy Strickland
yet characteristically dense. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs _ Hotmail: Trusted email with Microsoft’s powerful SPAM protection. http://clk.atdmt.com/GBL/go/201469226/direct/01

[cayugabirds-l] Eagles at Mud Lock

2010-02-06 Thread Kathy Strickland
yet characteristically dense. Kathy Strickland, Union Springs _ Hotmail: Free, trusted and rich email service. http://clk.atdmt.com/GBL/go/201469228/direct/01/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Union Springs pond

2010-01-30 Thread Kathy Strickland
but I'd not taken the time to look that closely. Another carload of birders was checking things out when I pulled up, but I don't know who. Maybe they found something I missed. No Screech Owl. -Kathy Strickland

[cayugabirds-l] YC Kinglet etc.

2009-10-16 Thread Kathy Strickland
--that was the one I was trying to figure out last weekend on that dizzly field trip.) Anyone birding up this end of the lake (Montezuma area) tomorrow? Either morning and/or afternoon is fine. I'd like to tag along. ThanksKathy Strickland, Union Springs

[cayugabirds-l] MNWR this a.m.

2009-09-28 Thread Kathy Strickland
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