[cayugabirds-l] Compost gulls--Iceland, Glaucous, possible Thayer's

2014-02-09 Thread Jay McGowan
Just a quick note, don't have time to go into more detail, but among the gulls at the compost today were a 2nd-cycle type GLAUCOUS (all plain white), two nice frosty 1st-cycle ICELAND, and a darker Iceland-type that may well have been a 1st-cycle THAYER'S, although I thought it looked on the pale

[cayugabirds-l] Compost gulls (Iceland, Glaucous)

2011-01-26 Thread Jay McGowan
Hi all, I've been to the Cornell compost facility off Stevenson Road several times in the last few days. Over the weekend, Kevin had a second-cycle ICELAND GULL: http://picasaweb.google.com/KevinJ.McGowan/Gulls201102#5565806580337010306 On Monday, gull numbers were very low and I was not able to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Compost gulls (Iceland, Glaucous)

2011-01-26 Thread J. Gary Kohlenberg
Hi all, Some days the birding is short but sweet. I left work this afternoon and made a quick loop around fantasizing about Black Vultures. No Vultures appeared, but the resident RED-SHOULDERED HAWK at the lab flew in front of me and landed on the power lines letting be check him out

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Compost gulls (Iceland, Glaucous)

2011-01-26 Thread Ann Mitchell
Hi Guys, I took a slow trip to the Trust Company today (.4 miles), but no vultures appeared. I am off tomorrow morning and will head to the compost before I have to meet the demands of work. I will keep you posted. Best, Ann On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 6:31 PM, J. Gary Kohlenberg