[cayugabirds-l] Mill pond .. Union Springs 11/22/16

2016-11-22 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Gadwall (10-12)Buffles, (didn't count - no time -they kept diving) A. wigeon (6) G.W. Teal (1) at 2:30 p.m. Fritzie -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Mill pond sign in Union Springs

2016-07-08 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Failed to mention that I have contacted Mrs. Aguilar, the scout's mother, to commend her son for his project & hard work but also to point out a glaring error on the sign/kiosk. He has the picture of a Green heron listed as a Pileated woodpecker. :-( Hopefully he can correct that ASAP. Only

[cayugabirds-l] Mill pond path ... Union Springs

2015-09-29 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Today I walked along the new "path" along the south side of Mill pond. Needless to say, it left me feeling angry that the scout's mother, who admitted to me that she knew next to nothing about birds & their needs, pushed through their (her) agenda of making the path, DESPITE all the letters

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mill pond path ... Union Springs

2015-09-29 Thread Paul Schmitt
If This follows the pattern of many Eagle Scout projects that lack a commitment for maintenance, the trail will be gone in ten years. Paul Schmitt Sent from my iPad > On Sep 28, 2015, at 9:38 PM, John and Fritzie Blizzard > wrote: > > Today I walked along the new

[cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond, Union Springs

2015-02-06 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Along with 5 other adults one juvenile is a neck-banded Tundra Swan on Mill Pond. The band is turned in such a way that I couldn't see the number. Perhaps someone with a good scope can see it post their findings. The swans have been on the pond for a couple wks.. Gadwall continue on both

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond ... Union Springs

2014-12-02 Thread Dave Nutter
I recommend that people check out the waterfowl on Mill Pond from the sidewalk area *before* venturing into the brushy woods along the south side, if you feel a need to go there at all, because going into those woods where the path and benches are proposed may scare off the waterfowl. About

[cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond ... Union Springs

2014-12-01 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Thanks to all who have written to me. I agree with Donna Scott about personal, paper letters. If necessary, I can print letters to present to the mayor. I would like to have copies of whatever is sent to the Mayor. Letters should be addressed to: Mayor Ed Trufant and Board of Trustees,

[cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond, Union Springs 1:30 p.m.

2014-03-15 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Tucked hard against Mill Pond west shore, sheltered from fierce winds; 5 prs. wood ducks, 4 male hooded megansers, 1 female red-breasted merganser Other: redheads, buffles, mallards, ring-billed ducks, 1 Canada, (?) scaup, gadwall, coot, 2 horned grebes (still!!) No wigeon. A rustic-looking

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond, Union Springs 1:30 p.m.

2014-03-15 Thread Glenn Wilson
Fritzie, We we there about an hour ago and there were two American Wigeons right up close to the road - close enough for pictures We did see one of your horned grebes almost on the far shore - first grebe of the drain for us. Glenn Wilson Endicott, NY www.WilsonsWarbler.com On Mar 15,

[cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond Horned Grebes

2014-03-11 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
With the bright sunshine today the grebes were extra beautiful. Along with several Canada geese (please don't call them Canadian geese) were mallards, wigeons, redheads, buffles, a canvasback, one coot 2 female common mergs. Beavers have begun to thin trees along the north side of Mill pond

[cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond Union Springs

2014-03-03 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Along with regulars today: More Am. Wigeon than seen thus far this mo.. 1 male Green-winged teal 1 male Red-Breasted Merganser. Flew in just after I arrived at 1:15 p.m. 1 male female Merganser, a pr. ... slim trim but mist too thick with sun glare to ID 1 Horned Grebe ... other one may have

[cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond

2014-02-22 Thread Ann Mitchell
There are 2 Horned Grebes and 1 Red-necked Grebes. Also, one male Wood Duck. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Mill Pond, Union Springs

2012-11-26 Thread John and Fritzie Blizzard
Lots of Gadwall Mallards plus 1 Pintail, 2 Redheads, several pr. of A. Wigeon. Buffles have been there but weren't when I was at 11 a.m. today. Factory pond had 7 Mallards but they flew when I drove by. What a sad mess on Factory pond!! Fritzie -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: