[cayugabirds-l] Common Nighthawk

2017-05-19 Thread Susan Danskin
Was just out in my backyard (N Tioga St, Ithaca) filling my bird feeder when I happened to spot a Common Nighthawk flying overhead. Loopy flight as it “hunted” for insects. Headed north toward Stewart Park and the lake. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] downtown Great Horned Owl

2016-06-01 Thread Susan Danskin
Just had a Great Horned Owl hooting outside my bedroom window on N Tioga St. Assume it is one of the Jetty Woods owls out hunting. Susan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Burns Rd. Woodcock NO, bats YES

2016-03-09 Thread Susan Danskin
The bats that live in the wall of my house were active for the first time in months last night. > On Mar 9, 2016, at 7:35 PM, Gary Kohlenberg wrote: > > I don’t know how early people see bats in our area, but saw my first of > the year tonight on Burns Road, Ithaca.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] SSW this morning

2015-04-30 Thread Susan Danskin
in the garden around 7pm. Susan Danskin On Apr 30, 2015, at 8:54 AM, Anne Marie Johnson a...@cornell.edu wrote: I walked the Wilson Trail from 7:45 to 8:30 and found some variation to what others saw earlier. Most of the activity was from the Fuller Wetlands to the Sherwood Platform. Mixed

Re: [cayugabirds-l] SFO learns alchemy - GH Owl nest - correction: owls there Thursday 4/16 morning.

2015-04-19 Thread Susan Danskin
A friend sent me a photo of the chick in the nest time stamped 10:45 am today. is it possible John’s group was looking at a different nest? I know Gary K said he spent a bunch of time looking at the wrong nest a couple of weeks ago. Susan On Apr 19, 2015, at 7:02 PM, Paul Schmitt

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock and Owl

2015-03-20 Thread Susan Danskin
At 7:35 tonight I pulled up to the field just east of the airport on Snyder Rd. The minute I got out of my car I started to hear the “peents of at least one American Woodcock coming from the less snowy areas of the field. During the twenty minutes I hung around I heard repeated peenting and

[cayugabirds-l] lost wallet at Myers

2014-05-16 Thread Susan Danskin
If anyone finds a small maroon wallet in the spit parking lot at Myers, please contact Susan Danskin at 607 277-2622. Thanks Susan PS Thanks to Bob for the Kittiwake! -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Wallet found

2014-05-16 Thread Susan Danskin
Thanks Chris Pelke! -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] SSW this evening

2014-05-07 Thread Susan Danskin
Two pleasant surprises on Wilson North this evening: 1) Solitary Sandpiper at north end of stream that runs under footbridge. 2) Blackburnian Warbler at bend just beyond Sherwood Platform, foraging at tops of partially leafed out trees, beautifully lit by setting sun. Susan Danskin

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri pm

2014-05-02 Thread Susan Danskin
5:30-7:45 pm New birds for me were PALM WARBLER and a very cooperative, gorgeous BLUE-WINGED WARBLER in a nice little mixed flock along lower Wilson North (Darn Jay for finding it first…;-)). Flock also included BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHERS, BW WARBLER, YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER and oodles of RC

[cayugabirds-l] White-eyed Vireo still at SSW

2014-04-28 Thread Susan Danskin
, there is still a chance. Also, Northern Waterthrush prowling around water’s edge on that same pond. Both birds silent. Susan Danskin PS Beware of mist nets in the middle of Wilson North trail right next to the pond. They almost caught an Oblivious Danskin this afternoon. Every once in a while

[cayugabirds-l] Black-throated Green

2014-04-25 Thread Susan Danskin
Black-throated Green Warbler in a flock of Yellow-rumpeds on Wilson trail north and again at Sherwood Platform 6:15 tonight. Probably same bird. Susan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Upstairs/Downstairs Screech Owl

2013-09-12 Thread Susan Danskin
Time: 5am Date: Muckrace Saturday (9/7) Place: upstairs bathroom vs front porch, 812 N Tioga St Observers: Susan Danskin and Dave Nutter Suspects: Eastern Screech Owl or Dave Nutter doing a darn good imitation While taking a last minute pit stop in my upstairs bathroom before heading out

[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine

2013-03-06 Thread Susan Danskin
More Rt 13 birding from Danskin…. 4:45 pm today a Peregrine Falcon was headed northbound in the southbound lane of Rt 13 (Ok really about 20 ft above the lane) near the mall. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummingbirds

2012-09-07 Thread Susan Danskin
My aunt and uncle live in North Carolina. They have been observing hummingbird copulation at their feeder this week. They were wondering the purpose since it is way too late to be breeding this year. Fun? Practice? Susan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip to Lindsay Parsons

2012-05-13 Thread Susan Danskin
whenever they land, it seems to be just on the other side of the rise. We did not hear any Grasshopper Sparrow while we were there. Thanks to Rob, Klaus, and Judy for a great day of birding. If I missed anything important in this report, I hope they will feel free to add to it. Susan Danskin

[cayugabirds-l] Eastern Wood-Pewee in SSW

2012-05-04 Thread Susan Danskin
Earlier this evening, LeeAnn VanLeer and I identified an Eastern Wood-Pewee (two white wing bars, no discernible eyeing) on Wilson Trail just past Sherwood Platform. It seemed early for a Pewee, so if anyone has another possibility, let me know. Lots of other stuff but nothing that hasn't

[cayugabirds-l] Blue-headed Vireo SSW

2012-04-22 Thread Susan Danskin
The SFO local field trip had at least 3 Blue-headed Vireo foraging along Wilson Trail North this morning. Also great views of the Barred Owl, Rusty Blackbirds, and a fishing female Belted Kingfisher. Susan Danskin -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Shrike

2012-01-29 Thread Susan Danskin
2 pm today: NORTHERN SHRIKE north of airport on Snyder Rd near tan fenced-in Cornell building -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] possible/probable? Mississippi Kite

2011-06-25 Thread Susan Danskin
Sorry for late posting, but haven't had access to internet. Around 1:30 this afternoon, I was stopped at the light where Triphammer Rd crosses Rt 13. Noticed a kiting raptor out passenger window. Immediately thought Mississippi Kite based on perfect kiting behavior/posture... Head pointed

[cayugabirds-l] White-crowned Sparrow

2011-04-27 Thread Susan Danskin
This morning I was treated to a new yard bird (downtown Ithaca)... one White-crowned Sparrow in with a bunch of White-throated Sparrows. Susan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] OOB: Science Friday video

2011-02-18 Thread Susan Danskin
Entertaining Burrowing Owl video on Science Friday this week. Worth a look if you are in need of a good little chuckle. http://www.sciencefriday.com/videos/watch/10365 Susan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Trip Haiku

2010-02-20 Thread Susan Danskin
Dave was right, I was tired, it took a while to compose the Haiku, and of course I had to watch the Olympics. Obviously not everything is reported here. It was fun to write. Hope you enjoy. Susan Bird Club trip report Tired of writing in prose Haiku used instead Fun on Saturday All the way

duck banding opportunity at MNWR

2009-08-15 Thread Susan Danskin
Begin forwarded message: Dear Cayuga Bird Club, The Finger Lakes Institute is coordinating a duck banding event on Saturday, August 29 th . Please feel free to forward this posting to your membership and followers. August 29, 8:00 am-10:00 am, Montezuma Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center