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.
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
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
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
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