[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma visitor center shorebirds

2017-04-29 Thread Jay McGowan
The Montezuma visitor center pool has nice habitat at the moment and is littered with shorebirds, including 75 LEAST SANDPIPERS, dozens of both yellowlegs, 2 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, 1 DUNLIN, and a transitional but mostly alternate STILT SANDPIPER, always a rare bird in the spring. Jay --

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma visitor center

2016-05-15 Thread Birding
Approx 50 Least Sandpiper and 1 White-rumped Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Visitor Center

2016-03-31 Thread Peter
Ann and all. A week ago I visited 8 eagle nests in the northern part of our "range" (ranging from west to Geneva to east to the refuge and south to Aurora, NY). We found eagles on 7 of the 8 nests. Today I visited the only nest that had no eagles on or near it the day we monitored (Packwood

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Visitor Center

2016-03-31 Thread Ann Mitchell
I arrived there sometime after 3:00. Dave got there shortly after I did (unplanned but like minded). Shorebirds included one Dunlin, one Pectoral Sandpiper, one Lesser Yellowlegs, and at least three Killdeer. Two Wilson's Snipe were also nearby. The Pectoral Sandpiper and Dunlin stayed close

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma visitor center

2016-03-26 Thread Jay McGowan
Highlights from an hour around the visitor center at Montezuma were two LESSER YELLOWLEGS on the mudflats, a NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW with Tree Swallows over the water, and a calling RING-NECKED PHEASANT from back towards the Seneca Trail. Someone saw a Purple Martin checking out the