[cayugabirds-l] SEOWs Veteran Hill Rd in Veteran

2014-03-05 Thread Katlyn Hojnacki
Last night I recorded SEVEN SHORT-EARED OWLS, two ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS, and one RED-TAILED HAWK on Veteran Hill Rd in Veteran (Chemung county). The owls were out by 5:30 and were seen flying over hay fields and a shrubby area, about a 1.5 miles north of Danns Blvd (right by where Google Maps

[cayugabirds-l] SEOWs Leach and City Hill Rds Penn Yan

2014-03-04 Thread Katlyn Hojnacki
Last night while conducting a SEOW survey on Leach Rd in Penn Yan, I was approached by a fellow birder who informed me that he had spotted TWO SHORT-EARED OWLS on Leach Rd by the railroad tracks and EIGHT SHORT-EARED OWLS on City Hill Rd, near where Henderson Rd ends (the eastern end). I did

[cayugabirds-l] SEOWs in Seneca and Schuyler Counties

2014-02-21 Thread Katlyn Hojnacki
Last night, the NYS DEC conducted our first SEOW/winter raptor survey in Seneca and Schuyler counties. Nine of us braved the terrible weather to survey at 7 locations. The rain stopped just in time to see a few SHORT-EARED OWLS and a NORTHERN HARRIER. The harrier was spotted on Dugue Road in

[cayugabirds-l] DEC Short-Eared Owl Surveys in Seneca/Schuyler Counties

2014-02-03 Thread Katlyn Hojnacki
All, Myself and our biologist Jenny Landry have finally sorted out the details for the NYS DEC short-eared owl/winter raptor surveys in Seneca and Schuyler counties. We have survey locations from Ovid to Mecklenburg. Our plan is to meet at the Ulysses Philomathic Library, located at 74 East

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Region 8 DEC Looking for Volunteers to Survey Short-Eared Owls

2014-01-13 Thread Katlyn Hojnacki
-6323 fax kahoj...@gw.dec.state.ny.us Katlyn Hojnacki 1/13/2014 10:57 AM Fellow Bird Lovers, Many of you are aware that the DEC Region 8 has been studying short-eared owls over the past several years. We have spent numerous hours out in the field, surveying and tracking owls, to better