[nysbirds-l] Listening to birds outside with Bill Evans' mic

2018-04-28 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Last couple of days I have been listening via Bill Evans' mic on my roof and recording the calls with computer I hear around my house. I am amazed at all the birds I hear. I live in a suburban location. I am appending ebird list for two days where you can also listen to the sounds

[cayugabirds-l] Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center and New York Sea Grant are sponsoring a free screening of the environmental documentary "A Plastic Ocean"

2017-03-29 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
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Re:[nfc-l] fantastic night flight calls

2016-05-27 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Thanks Ken for posting! I saw it today morning. But during the night I was awake several times and my bed room window was open and I could hear several Swainsons Thrushes and at least one Gray-checked Thrush flying overhead. Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111

[cayugabirds-l] Reminder: It is this Sunday. the movie "The Messenger" April 10 at 4.30 PM

2016-04-08 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, You, your family and friends are invited to the movie screening on April 10 2016 at 4.30 pm to be followed by a reception and post movie discussion. It is a movie worth seeing. Make sure you bring your kids and other younger audience. The movie is about 90 minutes long and here

Re: [cayugabirds-l] fox sparrows

2016-04-04 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Monday, April 4, 2016 6:19 PM To: Meena Madhav Haribal Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] fox sparrows Hadn't seen a fox sparrow amongst the 15 species at our feeders this weekend, but there was one alongside Wood Rd (Etna) this afternoon. Colleen Richards -- Original M

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Roadside birds

2016-04-03 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, In the morning when I checked the winds, just around the latitude of Ithaca or slightly lower and till above to Watertown area there was a strong West-East wind of 34 kmph. And mild wind below these latitudes. So all these birds we are seeing must of come across the strong West east

[cayugabirds-l] Blackbird s in the yard

2016-04-03 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, For about 10 minutes a flack of about 300 blackbirds consisting of 50/50 Red-winged and Grackles spent time I'm my yard. Now they have landed on the spruces of my neighbor and crows are not very happy about it as they probably have nesting female on the eggs I think. It was nice on

[cayugabirds-l] some new arrivals

2016-04-01 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
For last couple of days there have been some new arrivals in my neighborhood. There is persistent Eastern Phoebe who is declaring my neighbor's yard as his own. There are two Northern Flickers, one in the backyard of my northern neighbor and the other one is two houses left of me. Both have

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks

2016-03-27 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
On Dodge Rd there are curremtly five woodcocks displaying. Plus a bonus winnowing snipe. Right now about 400 ft from Ellis Hollows road jct two of the woodcocks calling quite close to the road. Meena Ps lots of spring peepers too Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Lesser Black-backed Gulls continue at Stewart Park

2016-03-25 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Yesterday I saw at least 6 Lesser Black-backed Gulls still at Stewart Park, one was a young bird, probably a second year bird. Three of them were at least look like the same individuals I had photographed last week. Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111

[cayugabirds-l] Robins

2016-03-21 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, This morning is the first time my Robin has been singing since dawn. He knew it is spring! He has been hanging around and often chukchuking last few days. Yesterday I was at Sapsucker Woods. There were three robins - two males and one female. One male was in attendance with the female

[cayugabirds-l] Yesterday's Lesser Balck-backed gulls and others

2016-03-19 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Here is a link to yesterday's gulls. Look at the black spots of the bills of LBBG and HEGU. https://www.flickr.com/photos/91426175@N00/albums/72157663742709034/with/25249075664/ Meena PS: I hope to go again today and see if I find the same gulls again Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850

[cayugabirds-l] Lesser black- backeds at Stewart Park

2016-03-19 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
At least six adults close to shore. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- 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] Western Tanager location

2016-03-19 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
There is no restriction so as to use of the lenses and tripods on the campus. I think so as long as you are not harassing the bird. It is only ethical question. If you see the bird is getting stressed then you stop. Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart park this afternoon

2016-03-18 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I wanted to test a lens, so I went to Stewart park in search of subjects. I did find lots of gulls to photograph. But the highlight was three adult Lesser Black-backed gulls. Each of them could be distinguished by the amount of black on the red spot of their beaks. Two of them were

[cayugabirds-l] Sawwhet owl

2016-03-12 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Around 4.00 am I woke up to what it sounded to me like tooting, heard about 5 toots. Bird sounded as if it was far away. I did not have my windows open. I have been awake since. Once more I heard around 4.41 am another 5 or 6 toots.  Not heard since then again. Meena -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Fw: bird

2016-03-11 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
From: Ngampit Jagacinski Sent: Friday, March 11, 2016 10:07 AM To: Meena Madhav Haribal Subject: bird I saw a flock of snow geese in the corn field on Hanshaw Rd. ——— really a lot of them. ngampit -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: Re:[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake Osprey Trail is open to exploration

2016-03-09 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Great Job Candace and Karen! I loved it! Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths: https://plus.google.com/118047473426099383469/posts Dragonfly book sample pages:

[cayugabirds-l] Red-winged Blackbirds

2016-03-01 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, As I was waiting for the bus at BTI, Veronique and I had two Red-winged Blackbirds fly overhead from northwest to southeast around 4.50 pm. Again another 15 minutes later I saw one more at the junction of Pine Tree road and Snyder Hill road. It was so nice to see them. Cheers

[cayugabirds-l] Some birds on today's hike and Sawwhet owl info

2016-02-28 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I did a 9.5 mile Monkey Run north and south loop hike with some friends. The highlights were - I heard at least three or four Pine Siskins in the white pines on the North Monkey Run hike about a mile from Rt 13 Bridge end. I also saw and heard several Brown Creepers, a

[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager

2016-02-26 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, It is in the vicinity still. But seem to be feeling cold so trying to hide from the wind by taking shelter next to wall. Once a couple of people walked within two feet of the bird but it was hanging around in the same location with a little bit of movement. We saw it eating two kinds

[cayugabirds-l] Fw: eBird Report - East Ithaca, E Ithaca Recreation Way, Feb 25, 2016

2016-02-25 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
From: ebird-checkl...@cornell.edu <ebird-checkl...@cornell.edu> Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2016 2:05 PM To: Meena Madhav Haribal Subject: eBird Report - East Ithaca, E Ithaca Recreation Way, Feb 25, 2016 East Ithaca, E Ithaca Recreation Way, Tompkins, New York, US Feb 25, 2016 12:25

[cayugabirds-l] Chipmunk

2016-02-25 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I just saw a chipmunk running around and being chased by the squirrel in my yard. So hawk food is available now in the form of chipmunk! I also heard a Cardinal singing "Kiddo Kiddo Kiddo" . I think it has started thing of kids now!. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850

[cayugabirds-l] Glaucous Gulls and merlin

2016-02-20 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I decided to walk Waterfront trail from Stewart Park side to Farmers Market and also look for Great-horned owls. I decided to do only with binoculars and no scope. There were thousands of Redheads scattered all around the south-end of the lake and not in a tight group as we see them

[cayugabirds-l] Golden eagle

2016-02-13 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Yesterday as I was just about to leave my driveway at 2.41 pm to a doctors appointment, I generally looked up to the sky. I saw a low flying eagle above my yard with a short head and tail. I stopped and got my binoculars out to view a beautiful adult Golden Eagle. I watched it for sometime. It

[cayugabirds-l] Ravens getting ready!

2016-02-07 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Yesterday I hiked about 4 mile loop of Bob Cameroon loop in the afternoon with Cayuga Trails Club. Only bird on the hike was one Chickadee. Of course I do not spish or use playbacks. As we were leaving Tower station on Tower road there was a crisp shiny Raven circling and calling.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fox Sparrow musings - possible intergrade at Liddell?

2016-01-31 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Talking about Fox Sparrow, there are several reports of Fox Sparrows in the Northeast. Mild winter to blame I guess. I have not looked at ebird distributions. Also several reports of Grey Catbirds too. At least some of them have gone where they are supposed to be i.e. in Yucatan. I

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted titmouse singing!

2016-01-27 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
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[cayugabirds-l] Jan 23 birding

2016-01-24 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I spent Saturday afternoon birding west shore of Cayuga lake in the hopes of winter birds. Highlights are as follows:- A large flock of Horned Larks (about 150 or so) with 2 Snow Buntings on Seybolt road between Knutytown Rd and County road 121. Another large flock of mixed Snow

[cayugabirds-l] Saturday Cayuga Bird Club to Sodus Bay

2016-01-14 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
The Cayuga Bird Club is travelling to Sodus Bay, on Lake Ontario to see winter water fowl, snowy owl, Purple Sandpiper and other winter rarities. All levels of birders are welcome. Trip is open to public. Bring your binoculars and scope if you have one. Date: Jan 16 Saturday 2016, weather

[cayugabirds-l] First bird of the year 2016

2016-01-10 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
An hour ago, when the sun broke out first, I heard the first bird of the basin. A cardinal was singing. He sang for a minute plus! It was so nice to hear him. Now I will go out to see what else is around in the neighborhood! Happy 2016 to all! Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Windmap

2015-12-29 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
[mailto:bounce-120015273-26966...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Peter Sent: Monday, December 28, 2015 1:17 PM To: Meena Madhav Haribal; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Windmap Incredible the online things that exist to help us better understand the natural world. They make the teachin

[cayugabirds-l] Windmap

2015-12-27 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I was looking at the windmap to see where the snow geese would be moving if they are and saw this strange line. http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/ [http://earth.nullschool.net/sample.png] earth :: a global map of wind, weather, and ocean

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Windmap

2015-12-27 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
://plus.google.com/118047473426099383469/posts Dragonfly book sample pages: http://www.haribal.org/dragonflies/samplebook.pdf From: Peter <psara...@rochester.rr.com> Sent: Sunday, December 27, 2015 12:13 PM To: Meena Madhav Haribal; CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: [cayugab

[cayugabirds-l] today's bird notes

2015-12-20 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Today I wanted to check the performance of a new teleconverter to my video camera. So I decided to go to Cornell dump and try some gulls. As I was at the corner of the Dodge road and Stevenson Road, I saw a Red-tailed Hawk sitting on a fence and there were three Turkey Vultures in the

[cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl

2015-12-15 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
A few minutes ago, a Great Horned owl hooted a couple of times from outside my house. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths: https://plus.google.com/118047473426099383469/posts Dragonfly book sample

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy owl and the wierd Turkey

2015-12-13 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I too made a journey to Seneca Falls to see the Snowy Owls. It is amazing, I think it is the fourth year the Snowy owls have showed up in the same vicinity. I did see the Snowy Owl and Kevin McGown on Seybolt road. It was rather at some distance. SO I thought may be the one on martin

[cayugabirds-l] Niagara Trip gulls at Unity Island

2015-12-09 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Recently, this past week-end some of us went on a Cayuga Bird Club trip to Niagara river to look for gulls. Unfortunately, I took out my camera only at the last stop on Unity Island, where we were lucky to see a Black-headed Gull. So here is the link to some of the photographs I took of

[cayugabirds-l] Fw: White winged Turkey Vulture

2015-12-01 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
pages: http://www.haribal.org/dragonflies/samplebook.pdf From: Meena Madhav Haribal Sent: Sunday, November 29, 2015 7:26 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: White winged Turkey Vulture Hi all, Today I was in Lansing area. When I was near Asbury Cemetery, I saw an eagle

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Feather Atlas

2015-11-22 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Thanks Bob! Just right in time this email came. I was sitting with a few feathers in my coat pocket, which I collected them from Arboretum a couple of weeks ago. I thought it was from Ring-necked Pheasant, something had killed this bird and eaten most of it except for a bunch of feathers

[cayugabirds-l] The Messenger Movie

2015-11-22 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Thanks for all the replies! I thought I should let you know the results. I got reply from about 30 people that they are interested in screening the movie in Ithaca, some via Doodle and some directly to me and preferred time period was April. I am glad to know so many of you are

[cayugabirds-l] The Messenger : A movie about songbirds

2015-11-20 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Since it has been produced, I have been keen on seeing this film. So I want to get this film "The Messenger" about songbirds, which has features from Bill Evan's Migratory study project to Ithaca as it is not being shown here. There are various ways one could get this film to be viewed

RE: [cayugabirds-l] and back to birds - MERLIN, LOONS

2015-11-17 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I had arranged one Ithaca 'pelagic' after one of the hurricanes a few, may be ten or more years ago. We were looking for Petrels and other pelagic birds. I don't remember the boat's name right now. I think Jeff Wells took the picture of the boat from East Shore. It should be great to have one

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Ithaca City ban on hunting

2015-11-16 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Thanks Ken for doing this and for the details! There is mention of the map. But there is no link to map. Can we get the map too? Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths:

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Ithaca City ban on hunting: I found the map

2015-11-16 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
426099383469/posts Dragonfly book sample pages: http://www.haribal.org/dragonflies/samplebook.pdf From: bounce-119903749-3493...@list.cornell.edu <bounce-119903749-3493...@list.cornell.edu> on behalf of Meena Madhav Haribal <m...@cornell.edu> Sent: Mond

[cayugabirds-l] Binocluar eye piece cap found

2015-11-14 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Today morning Loon Watch trip somebody seem to have lost the eye piece cap for Nikon binoculars. If it is yours please send me an email at m...@cornell.edu. We did have an incredible loon flight today morning of over 2000 loons. More details will come from the trip leader Wes or

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Loon watch and foy here

2015-11-14 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
; Sent: Saturday, November 14, 2015 3:03 PM To: Meena Madhav Haribal Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: Re: Loon watch and foy here Meena pls pass to Wes and Diane. Sue and I continued on to Seneca Lake where we found no loons. In thinking about those high Southwestward flyers we believe they had plenty of al

[cayugabirds-l] Loon watch Trip tomorrow Nov 14

2015-11-13 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Weather forecast is for Northwest wind and low temperatures. So hopefully we will have a decent flight tomorrow. Many loons have accumulated on the lake so earlier part of the morning might be better. On Saturday, November 14, Wes Blauvelt will lead a Loon Watch at Taughannock State Park,

[cayugabirds-l] Turkey Vultures

2015-11-13 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Turkey vultures in this stiff west wind are enjoying themselves I think. They are flying across the wind at 90 deg and falling a free fall and then arrest themselves and again dribble down in the wind and back. So it is such fun to watch their behavior over computer screen. As for

[cayugabirds-l] Winds

2015-11-12 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I am at the bus stop and lower winds are coming from the south west with gusts and above them i see higher clouds going south, meaning north wind. So higher loons can still get the tail winds for migration. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Raven Croaking in my yard

2015-11-10 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths: https://plus.google.com/118047473426099383469/posts Dragonfly book sample pages: http://www.haribal.org/dragonflies/samplebook.pdf -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] photos of another hybrid Cinnamon TealXBlue-winged teal from the web

2015-11-08 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I just came across this while looking for something else. http://henrymauer.phanfare.com/6881279#imageID=237404413 http://henrymauer.phanfare.com/6881279#imageID=237404412 I thought Cayugabirders might appreciate the photos. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Owl Night Photos

2015-11-08 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Great pictures Suan! Thanks for bringing your fancy gadget! we enjoyed watching critters through your camera! Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths:

[cayugabirds-l] Owling trip tomorrow by CBC

2015-11-06 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, This is Cayuga bird Club trip announcements. Members of the public are also invited to attend this trip. Details are as follow: The Owling field trip on November 7 will be led by Wes Blauvelt and Meena Haribal. Participants should meet at the Lab of Ornithology parking lot at

[cayugabirds-l] "Rounding up: New species and rediscoveries of Asian birds" at Mann Library

2015-11-05 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Though it is almost late. But some of you who are on the campus can make it I guess. http://events.cornell.edu/event/seap_gatty_lecture_series_4054 Meena Dr. Meena Haribal 409, Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) Ithaca NY 14853 USA Email: m...@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Pergrine on Bradfield hall on the sotuwestern ledge

2015-11-05 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Now eating something Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Northern Lights

2015-11-03 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi Folks, Just to let you know that there are good chances of seeing northern lights if you are out chasing owls to night. I did spend sometime out there but so far no luck with either owls or lights. If you see one please let others know.

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Niagara Falls trip Dec 5 and 6

2015-11-01 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I thought the Cayugabird-l community would be interested in this trip. It was announced in the Cayuga Bird Club Newsletter today, but many of you may have not read it for some reasons and other who are not members of the club might be induced to become a member of this wonderful club

[cayugabirds-l] GHO and something else calling

2015-10-28 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Since last 10 minutes a GHO has been calling outside my bedroom window. But I also heard another call sounded like choweyy, which was repeated every second or so.  I have recorded it on my nexus. I will post it tomorrow morning.  I am wondering if it is one of the sawwhet owl's calls. It just

[cayugabirds-l] Golden Eagle over Vet School complex

2015-10-23 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
At 1.03 PM I saw this beautiful bird circling over the Vet School complex. Meena From: Meena Madhav Haribal Sent: Friday, October 23, 2015 1:23 PM To: Meena Madhav Haribal Subject: BirdsEye-Ithaca, 709-727 Dryden Rd-2015-10-23 Observer: Meena Haribal 2015-10-23 13:03 Ithaca, 709-727 Dryden Rd

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Deer ticks

2015-10-22 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Their purpose is to control human beings by spreading the microbes that harm them! I take it back, actually it is the disease spreading spirochetes that control the ticks. Probably it is not good for the ticks too when the spirochetes are growing in them as they will be demanding nutrition

[cayugabirds-l] TVS moving

2015-10-19 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I just looked above my computer screen, I saw a huge flock of TVs heading south. I counted so far 35 there are more coming. At least 12 more are circling over and still being joined by more. May be a Black Vulture I might see today. Meena Dr. Meena Haribal 409, Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI)

[cayugabirds-l] Tomorrow on Fresh Air: Gerrit Vyn and Scott Widensaul to be interviwed by Terry Gross

2015-10-19 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, FYI: Tomorrow on Fresh Air: Gerrit Vyn and Scott Widensaul to be interviwed by Terry Gross about their new book Living Birds on WSKG at 6.00 PM (Ithaca time). Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca

[cayugabirds-l] Merlin over Triphammer Road in Lansing

2015-10-17 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I saw a Merlin flyover Triphammer Road in Lansing today. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths: https://plus.google.com/118047473426099383469/posts Dragonfly book sample pages:

[cayugabirds-l] Raven

2015-10-16 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Today while I was plucking last few leaves of the basil plants, a Raven followed by an American Crow almost skimmed low over my head to avoid the crow before flying high up in the sky and beyond my neighbor's house. Yesterday early morning at 2.34 am a Screech Owl was calling as that was the

[cayugabirds-l] FYI: Bill Evans's talk in Ithaca,com

2015-10-16 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
http://www.ithaca.com/news/better-siting-of-turbines-saves-bird-lives/article_bec91b00-728a-11e5-aa4b-7b49bcb88fcf.html

RE: [cayugabirds-l] meadowlark migration question

2015-10-07 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Thanks Geo! For the first time I saw the whole account from Bent. It is impressive and in such details too. I had no clue I could get this book on the internet. Thanks for sharing this! Meena From: bounce-119750245-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119750245-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On

[cayugabirds-l] Tvs migrating

2015-10-04 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
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[cayugabirds-l] Ed Hart's Obituary in Ithaca Journal

2015-10-01 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I knew Ed through being his and his neighbors Dobsons land steward for FLLT for several years. Then he also became Cayuga Bird Club member. He was the one who taught me about peripheral vision and told me mine was excellent as I could see the birds lot more quickly. He was one of the

[cayugabirds-l] Save The Boreal Bids campaign

2015-09-30 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Some you might have received the email from different organization. So sorry for duplicating this. But if you have not received please help save the Boreal birds. Think Warblers and Thrushes!

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Save The Boreal Bids campaign

2015-09-30 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Ok not Bids "BIRDS" Cheers Meena From: bounce-119724763-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119724763-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Meena Madhav Haribal Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 1:36 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L; genesee birds (geneseebird...@geneseo.edu);

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Total lunar eclipse

2015-09-30 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Link to photos of TLE https://www.flickr.com/photos/91426175@N00/sets/72157656925307783 Lunar Eclipse 27 Sep 2015 Eclipse was observed from Ithaca NY, my backyard.

[cayugabirds-l] Blue Jays Migrating

2015-09-29 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
As my computer was booting up, from above the screen I could see Blue Jays Flying overhead. I started to count and counted 32 of them. They have very characteristic flights can't be mistaken for anything else. While the Blue Jays were heading south a flock of a dozen of Cedar Waxwings flew

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Screech owl and eclipse

2015-09-28 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Animals sense the eclipse. We did experiments to study effect of Total Solar eclipse on animal behaviors in India. They become quite restless. So night animals might have something similar effect on total lunar eclipse. I am glad so many got to see the eclipse, the weather god cooperated with

[cayugabirds-l] GHO calling from game farm road

2015-09-27 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I went to East Hill Athletic field to look at the moon. It was beautiful as it was getting out of the cloud. There was a Great Horned Owl calling along with a couple of Killdeer. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Two more GHOs

2015-09-27 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Right from my yard since last ten minutes i have been hearing two more GHOs calling from Six Mile Creek. And the moon is almost half devoured by the earth, at least that is what we were told when young. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] GHO calling from game farm road

2015-09-27 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
: http://www.haribal.org/dragonflies/samplebook.pdf From: Kevin J. McGowan Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2015 9:35 PM To: Meena Madhav Haribal Cc: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] GHO calling from game farm road Thanks, Ken. Seriously, Meena? Where

[cayugabirds-l] Mundy during lunch

2015-09-25 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I did get to spend some time at Mundy today. There were lots of birds right at the center of Mundy. But birds were coming in one by one giving a good chance to observe them. First I had three Swainsons Thrushes feeding on some fruits, I could not say what those fruits were because

[cayugabirds-l] East Hill Osprey still looking for fish in Beebe lake!

2015-09-21 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Just flew over my office. Dr. Meena Haribal 409, Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) Ithaca NY 14853 USA Email: m...@cornell.edu http://haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths: http://tinyurl.com/kn6q2p4 Dragonfly book sample pages:

[cayugabirds-l] Mcukrace 2015

2015-09-20 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Muckrace highlights were a total of 181 species were found in the MWC by 36 teams and 131 participants! The birds included a Connecticut Warbler taking bath in the roadside puddle on Towpath (I believe), a Ross Goose at Mud Lock and Yellow-headed Blackbird at Van Dyne Spoor. Last two

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Mcukrace 2015

2015-09-20 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
-119679677-3493...@list.cornell.edu <bounce-119679677-3493...@list.cornell.edu> on behalf of Meena Madhav Haribal <m...@cornell.edu> Sent: Sunday, September 20, 2015 8:18 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Mcukrace 2015 Hi all, Muckrace highlights were a total of 181 specie

[cayugabirds-l] mundy post lunch today and yesterday's two falcons and a peep's story

2015-09-14 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I came across a flock of birds almost at the same location like Friday, new birds for me were an Orange crowned warbler which was repeatedly being harassed by a Chickadee. It almost looked like the chickadee was trying to peck the warbler. I did not see anything in the mouth of the OC

[cayugabirds-l] Golden plovers are still at knox marsellus

2015-09-13 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Mundy warblers

2015-09-11 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
At least 12 species of warblers in mundy Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- 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] Mundy warblers

2015-09-11 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119643249-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Meena Madhav Haribal Sent: Friday, September 11, 2015 1:01 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Mundy warblers At least 12 species of warblers in mundy Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Nightflight calls yesterday night

2015-09-11 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I have the new Bill Evans' mic on my roof and have been trying to detect and identify calls of the creatures that fly over my head while I am asleep. Today I had blast in the morning while looking at the spectrograms to see what flew over my head. The mic with the software recorded

[cayugabirds-l] Arboretum birds

2015-09-11 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I spent ¾ of an hour at the arboretum in the morning. As I about to leave the actions started to happen. A Chickadee flock came with assorted species of warblers. Interestingly all warblers dove in the same trees and spent some time there and then to a next tree. They spent a lot of time in

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Bird food related talk. GoBotany: Sep 9 at 2.30 Pm in BTI auditorium

2015-09-04 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, How many times you have wished you knew what the birds are eating or where the bird is sitting and wring your hands for not knowing the name of the plants. Now there is an interactive app available similar to your bird apps to nail the plant. Recently, I was in Montana and was watching

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Garbled Posts

2015-08-31 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, It think it has to do with the settings of the sender's and receivers email set up. Some people send emails in the MIME format, I think that is what Dave is doing and his set up is configured for that. Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) is an Internet Standard that extends

[cayugabirds-l] Screech Owl

2015-08-30 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Last night I heard an Eastern Screech Owl trilling and in between trilling he made some kind of squeaky cooing noises. This is the first time I have heard such calls. So I dragged myself out of my bed to fetch the recorder which was still packed away in my bag from my trip to Montana.

[cayugabirds-l] Common Nighthawks

2015-08-30 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I was listening to the radio program 'wait wait don't tell me' while I was roasting whole wet peanuts on the stove. So in between I just looked out of my front door. Between a meter gap of two massive Norway maples, I had glimpses of a bird some 500 ft away in the skyline flying

[cayugabirds-l] Moth size

2015-08-16 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
/dragonflies/samplebook.pdf From: Dave Nutter nutter.d...@me.com Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2015 12:03 AM To: Meena Madhav Haribal Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ruby throated Hummingbird 70-80 cm is 27.5 - 31.5 inches. That's a big moth! --Dave Nutter On Aug 15, 2015

[cayugabirds-l] Ruby throated Hummingbird

2015-08-15 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Last two days a Ruby-throated Hummingbird female has started visiting my garden. Yesterday I saw her on burdock flowers today I saw her cardinal flowers. She spent approximately five minutes at the cardinal flowers. A young Robin has been calling fairly incessantly but I don't see any parents

[cayugabirds-l] Hummingbird

2015-08-15 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Guess what, i just came out of my back door and hummingbird bolted from the moth sheet. she has found my moth sheet. There were some small tiny totricids, which catbird cannot see are now gone. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] EIRW birds.

2015-08-15 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
This evening I took a walk along EIRW from Honness lane to Maplewood and back. I came across following birds. I think some of them were migrants. A balding Brown Thrasher (may not be a migrant) American Redstart (male) Tennessee warbler first year bird Scarlet (actually Yellow) Tanagers 3

RE: [cayugabirds-l] upcoming shorebird walks at Knox-Marsellus, Montezuma NWR

2015-08-14 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I am just wondering loudly how is it if a fewer people go at various times vs 50 s going at time to view birds makes difference so often. So when more than 50 people are there, aren't birds disturbed? If not then why there is restriction on individuals going makes the difference? As it is in

[cayugabirds-l] Early morning migrants

2015-08-12 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Today at 5.10 am when I was looking at moth, I heard a quite a few birds descend on the Six Mile Creek. I would say at least 20 calls I heard in about 15 minutes. Most of them sounded like Rose-breasted Grosbeak and couple of them were warblers and some unidied calls. It was very nice to hear

[cayugabirds-l] MNWR shorebird sighitngs Please post.

2015-08-09 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
I plan to head that way sometime in the afternoon. Please post what were your highlights for the shorebird trip today morning. Thanks in advance. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://www.haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ Ithaca area moths:

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Montana Birding

2015-08-08 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I plan to visit Montana and Glacier National park for a more than a week in late August. Does anyone have any insights as to what place would be good for birding in August? I have ordered Montana Birding guide (Falcon). If you have suggestions please email me at m...@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey at Britt Road

2015-08-07 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, I was out in the corn field helping colleagues to weed their corn plots on Britt Road near Poplar Ridge. There is a medium sized farm pond. Here we observed an Osprey diving into the pond for a fish and came up with nothing and dove again and finally picked up a fish and headed towards

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