Hudsonian Godwit in marsh at Montezuma Visitors' Center, Saturday evening, 7:00-7:15 pm. I did not see it depart, but I could not relocate it. --Mark - This message was sent using Endymion MailMan. http://www.endymion.com/products/mailman/ --
3:20-3:30 pm today, three Short-eared Owls were foraging over weedy field to west of rt. 90, about 0.25 mi. n. of jct. Lake Ridge Rd. (Triangle). REally nice views. --Mark - This message was sent using Endymion MailMan.
1255: From west side of inlet (followed mowed trail from Treman Marine Park) spotted King Eider directly across channel, bobbing up against the concete breakwater of the jetty. After one dive he calmly churned his way diagonally up and across the inlet, joining the periphery of a throng of
At 0805 the King Eider was perhaps 50 m n. from the swan pen, diving regularly in the vicinity of a small group of Mallards. Pretty cold, but little wind, which made things almost pleasant. Excellent views in the morning light, with the bird diving in gentle swells with slushy ice chunks.
Thanks, Dave, for your note on the Nov. 1 forum on hydrofracking and recreation to be held 7-9 pm at Lansing Middle School. Here are a few more details from another posting. --Mark ANNOUNCING Lessons from Pennsylvania: Impact of Marcellus Shale Gas Development on Rivers, Streams and Forests
Yesterday there were 7 Ruddy Ducks at Stewart Park, close to shore near the pavillion. Today I counted 14, again very close. Four Redheads, and 6 Buffleheads, too. Also a Mallard or two. --Mark - This message was sent using Endymion MailMan.
Good looks at the Hudsonian Godwit today from Montezuma Visitors' Center deck, first to n.w., later to s. I departed at 13:15 with the bird feeding about 50 m to the south. Very nice. --Mark W. - This message was sent using Endymion MailMan.
2:50-3:00 pm Greater White-fronted/Canada Goose hybrid and about 40 Canada Geese grazing on lawn to south of park pavillion. - This message was sent using Endymion MailMan. http://www.endymion.com/products/mailman/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: