RE:[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2019-02-28 Thread Marie P. Read
-photography/?REF=101/ From: bounce-123380532-5851...@list.cornell.edu [bounce-123380532-5851...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Gladys Birdsall [g...@outlook.com] Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:21 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2019-02-28 Thread Gladys Birdsall
Around 50-60 Slow Buntings now feeding at edge of the field across from my driveway at 631 Mt. Pleasant. Oops- Car just went by and they flew further back(north) in field. Gladys -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings!

2018-11-29 Thread Marie P. Read
A flock of ~50 Snow Buntings over the fields and landing on the road, Mt Pleasant Rd opposite communications tower about an hour ago. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu Website:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2018-01-10 Thread Kathryn Smith
Also seen in the Ferguson Rd, Irish Settlement neighborhood in Dryden On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 5:08 PM Marie P. Read wrote: > Whoo-Hooo! There was a flock of 100-ish Snow Buntings foraging near the > radio tower on My Pleasant Rd around 2:45 this afternoon. > > Marie > > > Marie

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2018-01-09 Thread Marie P. Read
Whoo-Hooo! There was a flock of 100-ish Snow Buntings foraging near the radio tower on My Pleasant Rd around 2:45 this afternoon. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu Website:

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant SNOW BUNTINGS! Etc.

2017-01-02 Thread Marie P. Read
Just spent a delightful 45 minutes or so traipsing over the fields in search of the big flock of Snow Buntings that were found by Gladys Birdsall on yesterday's Christmas Bird Count. I found them exactly where she had, way in the back of the field behind the observatory. What fun to photograph!

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant SNOW BUNTINGS!

2016-11-08 Thread Marie P. Read
A flock of nine Snow Buntings made a brief appearance on Mt Pleasant Rd as I walked home just now. Also, heard only, Horned Larks and one American Pipit. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu Website:

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2016-01-07 Thread Marie P. Read
: bounce-120036998-5851...@list.cornell.edu [bounce-120036998-5851...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Lauren DeGennaro [degen...@gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, January 7, 2016 3:05 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings 1/7 - Saw a big flock of them in the fields

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings!

2016-01-05 Thread Marie P. Read
I just spent the last 15-20 minutes watching and trying to count a flock of Snow Buntings feeding in some green-ish weeds at the junction of Mt Pleasant and Mineah Rd. I estimate there were about 60. Eventually they all took off flying high to the south, but when I rounded the corner on my way

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings!

2016-01-04 Thread Marie P. Read
Well, just in the nick of time for CBC Count Week, I saw a flock of around 20 Snow Buntings just west of the observatory on Mt Pleasant Rd (south side of the road) as I drove by there around 3:55 pm today. Lots of white on the wings was distinctive. Earlier there was a large flock of Horned

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2015-11-14 Thread Marie P. Read
Around 3:30 pm today, 2 Snow Buntings and at least 3 Horned Larks on the easternmost hill, Mt Pleasant Rd. I would not have seen them had they not been flushed by a vehicle going by. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant SNOW BUNTINGS

2015-11-03 Thread Marie P. Read
Yes, that's right! There were 4 Snow Buntings flittering and twittering around at the east end of Mt. Pleasant Rd about 30 mins ago, while I was out enjoying the balmy afternoon! I hear Redpolls are on their way too. Maybe the beginning of a birdy winter? Let's hope... Marie Marie Read

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings, Horned Larks

2015-01-29 Thread Marie P. Read
The roadsides along Mt Pleasant Rd have been plowed far back exposing some bare ground and these opened up areas have attracted a lot of Snow Buntings and Horned Larks (more of the latter than I've seen together all winter up here) to feed today. Given these close views, it is worth checking

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings, Horned Larks

2015-01-13 Thread Marie P. Read
After stubbornly refusing to show up for the Christmas Bird Count, Snow Buntings are again on Mt Pleasant. A mixed flock of Horned Larks (about 12) and Snow Buntings (at least twice as many) were on the road at the easternmost end of Mt Pleasant Rd when I was just walking up there earlier this

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings - plumage

2014-03-14 Thread Marie P. Read
A flock of 30-ish Snow Buntings in the cornfield where Mt Pleasant Rd meets Mineah Rd around 1:45pm. Some of them are looking quite handsome, much more white in the breast/belly and the wings feathers looking much blacker, as they molt into their breeding plumage. Marie Marie Read Wildlife

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings - plumage

2014-03-14 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
2:59 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings - plumage A flock of 30-ish Snow Buntings in the cornfield where Mt Pleasant Rd meets Mineah Rd around 1:45pm. Some of them are looking quite handsome, much more white in the breast/belly and the wings feathers looking

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings songsters!

2014-01-05 Thread Marie P. Read
HI all, In addition to the balmy southerly breeze, the delights of my walk up Mt Pleasant Rd this morning (10:15 - 11:15 or so) included: A flock of 35-40 Snow Buntings A singing White-breasted Nuthatch A singing Black-capped Chickadee Ah, spring! Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2013-11-24 Thread Marie P. Read
Mount Pleasant has its first Snow Buntings of the season…2 up there on the road about 3:45 pm today. Also a Downy Woodpecker flitting to and fro foraging on corn stalks (both standing stalks as well as fallen ones). Maybe looking for wintering larvae? Beastly windy up there today! Marie

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant = snow buntings, R.-l. hawks

2013-02-16 Thread Susan Fast
I had a couple interesting sightings during my morning walk along Mt. Pleasant Rd. today. First was 2 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS (1 light, 1 dark) that appeared flying low from the south. They seemed to be together, showed no inclination to hang around, and disappeared over the trees to the north.

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings/Horned Larks

2013-02-07 Thread Marie P Read
Up on the hill for my exercise walk this morning between 10:45 and 11:45, I saw a flock of 20-ish Snow Buntings at the eastern end of Mt Pleasant Rd. And at three different spots between there and the observatory I found individual Horned Larks, most likely the vanguard of those that typically

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2013-01-22 Thread Marie P Read
HI all, This morning around 10:15 at the eastern end of Mt Decidedly Un-Pleasant Road, there was a flock of around 60 SNow Buntings swirling over the fields and landing on the road. It has become much windier up there as the day has progressed - glad I got there early. Marie Marie Read

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2012-12-26 Thread Marie P Read
Around 3:10 pm today I watched a flock of ~50 Snow Buntings foraging just west of the Mt Pleasant/ Mineah Roads junction. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu http://www.marieread.com ***NEW*** Music

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2012-01-21 Thread Marie P Read
Large flock foraging around Observatory and on road about 3:30pm today. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu http://www.marieread.com Now on FaceBook

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant: snow buntings

2012-01-20 Thread Susan Fast
I observed a flock of about 150 snow buntings searching for seeds around the Observatory on Mt .Pleasant late this morning. Unlike last year, there does not appear to be much food up there. Steve Fast Brooktondale -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2012-01-15 Thread Marie P Read
Around 3pm today, a flock of 60+ Snow Buntings was on Mt Pleasant Rd at the junction with the radio tower road, seen on the road surface at first then foraging in the field east of the radio tower road where the wind has exposed a wide swath of soil and low plants. Marie Marie Read Wildlife

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2012-01-05 Thread Marie P Read
A large flock (I estimated 100+) of Snow Buntings was flying over the field across Mt Pleasant Rd opposite the radio tower road. They're baaack! Suddenly winter is looking up. Gentlemen (and ladies)...start your motordrives! Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2011-12-10 Thread Marie P Read
There were 3 Snow Buntings on the road at the easternmost end of Mt Pleasant Rd around 3pm today. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu http://www.marieread.com Now on FaceBook

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2011-11-21 Thread Marie P Read
Hi all, Just as I was wondering when they might show up..there were 3 Snow Buntings in a flock of 20 or so Horned Larks (I think...from their calls...didn't sound like pipits) at the easternmost end of Mt Pleasant Rd around 4pm today. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2011-01-06 Thread Marie P Read
A brief glimpse of a flock of about 200 Snow Buntings this morning around 11:15. First time I'd seen them since Dec 31. They were initially flying around in the field opposite the observation tower, but soon after I noticed them they flew up high and off to the north. (Are they trying to tell

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings....they're BACK!!!

2011-01-06 Thread Marie P Read
The big flock of Snow Buntings (probably 1000+) was back on Mt Pleasant at around 4:10 this afternoon, in the corn stubble field. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu http://www.marieread.com --

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2010-12-18 Thread Marie P Read
In stubble field on Mt Pleasant Road NOW (11:55 am Saturday). Large flock (I'll upsize yesterday's estimate by double, so possibly 120 or more), actively flying around the field. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail

[cayugabirds-l] Mt Pleasant Snow Buntings

2010-12-10 Thread Marie P Read
Driving home over Mt Pleasant Road about 1:30 I watched a flock of 21 Horned Larks and, a little farther down the road, a flock of 14 Snow Buntings. All were in the cornfield on the south side of Mt Pleasant Road just west of its junction with Mineah Road. A couple of days ago, 27 Wild Turkeys

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2010-01-31 Thread Marie P Read
There was a flock of 40+ Snow Buntings flying around when I took my walk on the hill around 2:30 pm today. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu http://www.marieread.com http://www.agpix.com/mari --

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2010-01-17 Thread Marie P Read
Hi all, A small flock of Snow Buntings is consistently foraging in one spot on Mt Pleasant Road, for those that would like to see them. Driving east on Mt Pleasant Road, get to the crest of the last hill just before it starts down to Mineah Rd., slow down and look to your right (south) as you

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2010-01-15 Thread Marie P Read
For the past few days I have been seeing two different flocks of Snow Buntings on Mt Pleasant: one flock of 8 or 9 birds is usually at the edge of the road where there is exposed vegetation in which they forage, the other flock of more like 20-25 birds is usually in flight over the fields. And

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2010-01-03 Thread Maureen Barger
I saw a large flock of them outside Caroline on Honeypot Rd last week. On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 09:38, Jeremy Gardner xhabitat4humani...@gmail.com wrote: A bakers dozen of Snow Buntings were busily finding food in Caroline Center, yesterday at 10AM, up towards McCormack Center. A few Junco's

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2010-01-02 Thread Marie P Read
A flock of six Snow Buntings was foraging alongside Mt Pleasant Road just east of the observatory as I drove past around 9:30 this morning, a species conspicuously absent when I walked that route for the CBC yesterday. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068

[cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Snow Buntings

2009-12-19 Thread Marie P Read
A mini-flock of 9 Snow Buntings was foraging alongside Mt Pleasant Road near Mineah intersection around 11:30 this morning. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu http://www.marieread.com