Re: [cayugabirds-l] Merlins

2021-07-21 Thread Kevin C Packard
I visited Allen H Treman this morning and the merlins were perched in trees and flying around the boat launch area calling many times. I didn't notice the banding but there were 4 merlins present, so at least one of the adults is nearby. Kevin Kevin Packard

[cayugabirds-l] Recent storm damage at Stewart Park

2021-06-22 Thread Kevin C Packard
notice while the city clears the damaged trees. https://www.ithaca.com/news/ithaca/stewart-park-newman-golf-course-cayuga-waterfront-trail-closed/article_6dc722ae-d36b-11eb-b6a4-679c175d0007.html Sincerely, Kevin Kevin C Packard -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker at Myers

2021-06-10 Thread Kevin C Packard
Thank you, John for reporting this.  I visited Myers this evening (5-6:30pm) and the woodpecker was still there, calling actively and flying around the trees right where you describe it. Cheers, Kevi From: bounce-125705667-86653...@list.cornell.edu on

[cayugabirds-l] Common nighthawks at Jennings Pond

2021-05-31 Thread Kevin C Packard
Hi everyone, For those who are interested, if you come to Jennings Pond (in Danby) in the evening you should be able to see nighthawks zooming about. I was just there (around 9pm) and had a real nice show, seeing three nighthawks swooping around back and forth over the pond's surface. By

[cayugabirds-l] Common tern at red lighthouse jetty

2021-05-26 Thread Kevin C Packard
, Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department of Social Statistics, ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5381 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Brant at Lindsay Parsons/ Lake Coleman

2021-05-16 Thread Kevin C Packard
it out if you're in the area. Happy birding, Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department of Social Statistics, ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5381 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hangar Theatre osprey platform

2021-05-10 Thread Kevin C Packard
Hi Nancy, I think that they are setting up a new nest there. I first saw that platform occupied by ospreys on May 2 and saw one osprey bringing branches to it on May 6. Ospreys were present there again when I was bird watching at Hog Hole yesterday. Best, Kevin

[cayugabirds-l] Yellowlegs at Jennings Pond

2021-04-27 Thread Kevin C Packard
Hi everyone, This morning I found a pair of what I believe to be greater yellowlegs at Jennings Pond. They are sitting on the beaver lodge in the NW corner of the pond (the end nearer to Bald Hill Rd). The plumage is dark but they have yellow (not green) legs and showed white rump patches

[cayugabirds-l] Caspian terns at red lighthouse jetty

2021-04-25 Thread Kevin C Packard
Hi everyone, There's a new arrival of 4 Caspian terns on the red lighthouse jetty late this morning, well viewable from Stewart Park and other locations for those who would like to see their first terns of the year. Happy birding, Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department

[cayugabirds-l] Long-tailed ducks at Dryden Lake

2021-03-26 Thread Kevin C Packard
for the year along it. Happy birding! Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department of Social Statistics, ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5381 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Gyandromorph cardinal seen in NW PA

2021-02-24 Thread Kevin C Packard
Basin? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-56189600 Cheers, Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department of Social Statistics, ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5381 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Lansing, Storm Rd. / Holden Rd intersection field birds

2021-02-12 Thread Kevin C Packard
of Storm Rd as well as flying over fields east and west of the road and should make for good viewing. Cheers, Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department of Social Statistics, ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5381 From: bounce

[cayugabirds-l] Multitude of snow geese at Fenner Rd

2021-01-15 Thread Kevin C Packard
better from the photos on my eBird checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S79275460 Cheers, Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department of Social Statistics, ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5381 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Ducks at Dryden Lake

2020-12-02 Thread Kevin C Packard
since late March, so if you are passing through (and especially if you have a scope), feel free to check them out. Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department of Social Statistics, ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5381 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Interesting article on knot numbers

2020-10-20 Thread Kevin C Packard
birding, Kevin Kevin C Packard 364 Ives Hall East Department of Social Statistics, ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 607-255-5381 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Red Crossbills at Travor Rd

2020-07-11 Thread Kevin C Packard
Hi everyone, I wanted to share with you that this past Thursday I observed two red crossbills on Travor Rd in the Danby State Forest, just a few steps from the parking area for the Finger Lakes Trail on Travor Rd, where Travor Rd takes a turn to the south. They flew up from a small

[cayugabirds-l] Barred owls at Lake Treman

2020-05-22 Thread Kevin C Packard
Hi everyone, A barred owl nest with nestling peering out was observed in a basswood tree cavity on the Treman Lake trail loop on the east side of the lake. Posted to ebird with photos (a little blurry as the distance was a little too much for my camera lens) and audio recording of adult