[cayugabirds-l] 4 Wilson's Phalaropes at Carncross Road

2021-05-19 Thread Nicholas Kachala
Robert Buckert and I currently have four Wilson's Phalaropes (three males
and one female) among many Least Sandpipers and Semipalmated Plovers and
lesser numbers of Dunlin, Solitary Sandpipers, Lesser Yellowlegs, and
Pectoral Sandpipers.

Happy birding,
Nick Kachala & Robert Buckert

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[cayugabirds-l] Wildlife Drive Glossy Ibis

2020-05-21 Thread Nicholas Kachala
Robert Buckert and I just observed the Montezuma Glossy Ibis in flight over
the Eagle Sculpture Area, heading away from Wildlife Drive due northwest
towards Tschache Pool. Not too fast but direct flight.

Nick Kachala

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Re: [cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon update please

2018-01-19 Thread Nicholas Kachala
The reason that species are blocked and hidden as "sensitive" in eBird
could be from a multitude of reasons. In terms of the Gyrfalcon, it is a
bird at risk for capture and trade by falconers. Exposing the location of
such a prized species through public records could spell trouble for the
bird. Yes, this gives birders a disadvantage, but the hope is that it saves
birds from danger. Many endangered species, especially in Asia and South
America are blocked as sensitive to protect them from the illegal pet bird
trade.

More information:
http://help.ebird.org/customer/en/portal/articles/2885265-sensitive-species-in-ebird?b_id=1928

Nick Kachala
Rush, NY
nicholask...@gmail.com

On Jan 19, 2018 9:11 AM, "Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes" 
wrote:

To that point…

I don’t fully understand how a Gyrfalcon in winter (in the Lower 48), or
any falcon in winter for that matter, is considered a “sensitive species”
such that it gets blocked by eBird.

Snowy Owls actually make more sense to block over a Gyrfalcon, any day. Way
too much stress is put on them, at least for those which show up closer to
more densely populated cities.

Any thoughts on changing Gyrfalcon in eBird? Reasons?

Thanks!

Sincerely,
Chris




On Jan 19, 2018, at 8:42 AM, Gary Kohlenberg  wrote:

I'll echo this appeal, please post to the list serve. We have to go
old-school again with Ebird blocking some sightings.

Gary

-Original Message-
From: bounce-122206716-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-122206716-
3493...@list.cornell.edu ] On
Behalf Of Joe DeVito
Sent: Friday, January 19, 2018 7:56 AM
To: CAYUGABIRDS-L 
Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon update please

Birders,

If anyone can offer an update on the Gyrfalcon I would greatly appreciate
it. I'm planning on heading that way tomorrow

Thank you!


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Re: [cayugabirds-l] When to stop feeding hummers AND Orioles

2017-08-16 Thread Nicholas Kachala
There have been people over the years that have left their hummingbird
feeders up well into the Fall and have helped straggler Ruby-throated and
even other rarity hummingbirds. Into November, it is occasional for extreme
wandering of species, and hummingbird feeders left up can provide crucial
aid for these off-course, usually nutrient deprived, birds.

Nick Kachala
nicholaskach@gmail

On Aug 16, 2017 9:07 AM, "Peter"  wrote:


Can someone suggest an appropriate time to stop feeding hummers sugar water
and orioles jelly?
Thanks
Pete Sar



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