Re: [cayugabirds-l] upland sandpipers

2011-04-19 Thread Nathan Williams
This morning, I went to the Seneca Empire Days Fairgrounds fields with Gaelyn Ong, Abby Duvall, and Erica Roper. Highlights include 2 UPLAND SANDPIPERS, 2 HORNED LARKS, an EASTERN MEADOWLARK, and 3 GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS. A SNOW GOOSE also flew over in with a small flock of Canada Geese.

[cayugabirds-l] Dryden Lake and Myers this Afternoon

2011-04-05 Thread Nathan Williams
Hi all, This afternoon, I went with Sarah Maclean and Gaelyn Ong to Dryden Lake and Myers Point. At Dryden Lake (~3:30), we saw some of the Long-tailed Ducks that Jay mentioned earlier, as well as Red-breasted Mergansers, Horned Grebes, Belted Kingfisher, and an Osprey amongst the usual

[cayugabirds-l] Geese over Cornell campus

2011-03-15 Thread Nathan Williams
There are numerous mixed flocks with hundreds of geese each flying over Cornell campus right now. In 15 minutes, I saw ~3000 Canadas, ~2000 Snows, and 3 Cackling. On a belated note, on Sunday afternoon I also observed tens of thousands of blackbirds flying in a dense and unbroken stream at

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park / Jetty Woods 1st-cycle ICELAND GULL

2010-05-02 Thread Nathan Williams
Hi all, Bari Greenfeld, Noah Zallen, and I went birding around Stewart Park / Jetty Woods this morning. We joined Jay McGowan in the Fuertes Bird Sanctuary, and enroute to Jetty Woods we found a very late, first-cycle ICELAND GULL flying over the golf course, continuing northeast until it

[cayugabirds-l] Friday Mid-day Stewart Cemetery

2010-04-30 Thread Nathan Williams
Hi all, With the weather as glorious as it has been today, I decided to do a little birding after class. By the Ithaca Cemetery, I found a BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER, a NASHVILLE WARBLER, a BLUE-HEADED VIREO, and a few RUBY-CROWNED KINGLETS amongst many of the usual species. A