Re: [cayugabirds-l] Follow-up communication to Cornell re mowing of hay at peak nesting time

2021-06-27 Thread Wes Blauvelt
Well done Jody and all! On Sun, Jun 27, 2021 at 2:42 PM Jody Enck wrote: > Hello birders, > > After receiving lots of input, ideas, and resources from many of you, I put > together the letter below and sent it to the President and one of the Vice > Presidents at Cornell (as noted in the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Northward Bird migration already Lower Mississippi Valley / Texas

2021-02-03 Thread Wes Blauvelt
I noticed sightings of Tree Swallows at Breezy Point, Queens a couple of days ago. Perhaps the radar is seeing early swallow arrivals as they prepare to move up the Mississippi river valley? On Wed, Feb 3, 2021 at 6:14 AM David Nicosia wrote: > All, > > I noticed some bird migration echoes in

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Loon migration alert - Sat morning

2020-11-21 Thread Wes Blauvelt
I observed 2 loons at 7:31 AM on a heading of 150* SSW from my location on Park Hill Road in the Town of Erin. The site is at 1840’ elevation with an open sky view following the Wyncoop Creek valley towards Chemung. I think there is a good chance these birds started their day on Seneca Lake. Wes

Re: [cayugabirds-l] LOON MIGRATION ALERT

2020-11-12 Thread Wes Blauvelt
Hello all - I had 3 loons fly directly overhead on a 180* heading between 7-8:30 AM at the very south end of Michigan Hollow Road. Wes Blauvelt On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 9:50 AM Kenneth V. Rosenberg wrote: > I had a total of 140 loons from Bluegrass Lane in Ithaca. All were far to > th

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Murder most Fowl - Saturday 5/30

2020-05-31 Thread Wes Blauvelt
I would add opossum to the lineup of possible perpetrators..they too favor heads and will make quick work of your chickens. On Sun, May 31, 2020 at 12:28 PM Jody Enck wrote: > Hi Gary and all, > > So sorry you came upon this scene. However, it definitely does not sound > like a shooting

[cayugabirds-l] Pink-footed Goose

2020-03-02 Thread Wes Blauvelt
After spending the morning at the Philadelphia Flower Show, I drove over to Lancaster County where a Pink-footed Goose has been seen the last few days. I arrived at the eBird location just as >4,000 Snow Geese, including the Pink-footed, lifted off into flight. So if you see a dark goose with pink

Re: [cayugabirds-l] hurt hawk

2019-12-20 Thread Wes Blauvelt
Good news, just talked with Marc..the hawk flew off under its own power! On Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 11:42 AM Donna Lee Scott wrote: > Please call the Janet Swanson Wildlife Clinic of the Cornell Vet School > 607 253 3060 > To help the hawk. > > I don't know if they come get injured birds. > >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] C Loons

2019-10-21 Thread Wes Blauvelt
While closing down my camp at Frontenac Point I did a 180 degree sweep of the lake with my scope. 66 Common Loons..with many of them making their “Hoot” calls. Nice day to be on the lake. On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 1:56 PM Donna Lee Scott wrote: > Several Common Loons well across Cayuga Lake

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Multiple thousands of geese

2018-02-24 Thread Wes Blauvelt
Observing similar display in Van Etten. Horizon to horizon.10,000+. On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 2:32 PM Tobias Dean wrote: > More than I personally have ever seen at once flying north over Danby. At > least 15 minutes or more of V's crossing the sky at high altitude. there

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Wild Turkey fight

2017-03-29 Thread Wes Blauvelt
Oblivious of the cameraman, too! Nice killdeer background calls. On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 3:37 PM Dave K wrote: > These two Toms were between Rt96 and the Seneca Depot fence this > AM, oblivious to the traffic zooming by a few feet away. > > > >