[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Loon Watch

2018-11-08 Thread Wesley W. Blauvelt
Please join me and the Cayuga Bird Club at our annual “Loon Watch” this Saturday, November 10th at 6:20 AM. The event will be held at Taughannock Falls State Park near the entrance of Taughannock Falls Creek into Cayuga Lake. Winds are forecast to be blustery and from the WSW Saturday morning.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] cayugabirds-l digest: October 27, 2017

2017-10-28 Thread Wesley W. Blauvelt
According to my handy iBird Pro app, “A group of cranes has many collective nouns, including a construction, dance, sedge, siege and swoop of cranes. > On Oct 27, 2017, at 11:08 PM, Lynn Bergmeyer wrote: > > Isn't a group of male cranes called a "bachelor flock". I

[cayugabirds-l] Thatcher's Pinnacles

2017-05-12 Thread Wesley W. Blauvelt
Just a reminder that I will be leading a Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip to Thatcher’s Pinnacles tomorrow morning. We will meet in the parking lot at Jenning’s Pond in Danby at 7:00 AM and proceed from there to the trailhead. The trailhead to the pinnacles is about a 10 minute drive on Bald Hill

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Loon Watch

2016-11-08 Thread Wesley W. Blauvelt
Hi All - Just a reminder that I will be leading a Loon Watch at Taughannock Falls State Park this Sunday, November 13, 2016 beginning at 6:20 AM. We will assemble on the south side of Taughannock Creek at its confluence with Cayuga Lake. Depending on the number of participants, we may break

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip @ Lindsay-Parsons Biodiversity Preserve

2016-05-06 Thread Wesley W. Blauvelt
Just a reminder that Ann Mitchell and I will be leading a field trip tomorrow, May 7th at the Lindsay-Parsons Biodiversity Preserve. Please note that this date is different than the recent CBC newsletter listing. Meet Ann at the Wegman’s parking lot, west end near the inlet at 7 AM or Wes at

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Loon Watch

2015-11-14 Thread Wesley W. Blauvelt
With temperatures hovering a few degrees above freezing and winds gusting from the NW at 20+ knots, conditions seemed perfect for a substantial loon flight this morning. The 20+ Cayuga Bird Club members and observers who arrived at Taughannock State Park around dawn were not disappointed.