[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker woods

2021-05-03 Thread Laura Stenzler
Very bird there this morning. Yellow throated vireo, nashville warbler. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods: Greater Yellowlegs and Pectoral Sandpiper continuing

2020-11-06 Thread Diane Morton
Two Greater Yellowlegs and 1 Pectoral Sandpiper are still present this morning at Sapsucker Woods pond. Viewed from the Sherwood Observation platform. Lots of other bird activity, including brown creeper and golden-crowned kinglets, on this sunny morning. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 4/14

2020-04-14 Thread Mark Chao
I saw a BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER in the Fuller Wetlands in Sapsucker Woods a little past midday on Tuesday. I also saw a COMMON RAVEN flying by, eastbound. I looked for Vesper Sparrows around the far parking lot and roadsides, but I didn’t find any. (Over the past couple of weeks, foot traffic

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker again

2020-04-05 Thread Gladys J Birdsall
This morning as I walked the dogs I also heard my FOY Yellowbellied Sapsucker drumming in the woods behind our house on Mt. Pleasant Rd. Gladys On 4/5/2020 11:52 AM, Laura Stenzler wrote: > Sapsucker drumming on Hunt Hill Rd, Dryden as well. > > Laura > > Laura Stenzler > l...@cornell.edu > >>

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker again

2020-04-05 Thread Laura Stenzler
Sapsucker drumming on Hunt Hill Rd, Dryden as well. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu On Apr 5, 2020, at 10:58 AM, Annette Nadeau wrote:  It's drumming -- not vocalizing. Annette -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: Welcome and Basics Rules and

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker again

2020-04-05 Thread Annette Nadeau
It's drumming -- not vocalizing. Annette -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker

2020-04-05 Thread Annette Nadeau
Hearing my FOY Y-bSapsucker in the woods off Rumsey Road in Trumansburg. Annette -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods bird walk Sunday December 1

2019-11-29 Thread Linda Orkin
This walk will be canceled due to impending complicated weather forecast for snow, sleet and freezing rain. Stay warm and safe all. Thanks much. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY Sent from my iPhone > "For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh we deprive a soul of the sun > and the light, and of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Th 5/16

2019-05-16 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
This morning I heard a Northern Waterthrush near the Sherwood Platform, and this afternoon I heard one along the Woodleton Boardwalk at 4:45. It wasn't singing when I was on the boardwalk at 4, but when I came back through at 4:45, it was singing. I think they typically

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Th 5/16

2019-05-16 Thread Ann Mitchell
Last time I heard one there was the 9th, but I don’t go there every day. Ann Sent from my iPhone > On May 16, 2019, at 2:35 PM, Linda Orkin wrote: > > Sounds like a wonderful morning. Glad you were out there. > > Interestingly we did not hear any Northern Waterthrush along the Woodleton >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Th 5/16

2019-05-16 Thread Linda Orkin
Sounds like a wonderful morning. Glad you were out there. Interestingly we did not hear any Northern Waterthrush along the Woodleton Boardwalk yesterday either and they are so reliably persistent, usually. Linda Orkin Ithaca, NY On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 12:47 PM Mark Chao wrote: > I

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Th 5/16

2019-05-16 Thread Mark Chao
I walked around much of Sapsucker Woods with visiting scientist Martin Stervander. It was by far the best morning of the spring for me, probably a top-ten day for me ever in the sanctuary, all the more so because we picked up many lifers for Martin. The treetops from Sherwood Platform past the

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 5/10

2019-05-10 Thread Mark Chao
This morning I visited the Wilson Trail North in Sapsucker Woods between spells of rain. It seemed that the mix of birds has remained essentially unchanged since Tuesday’s influx – a female BAY-BREASTED WARBLER along the pond edge; five or more CAPE MAY WARBLERS around the flowering trees at

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 5/7

2019-05-07 Thread Colleen Richards
Still there in the rain at 1:30 this afternoon.Colleen Richards -- Original Message -- From: Mark Chao To: Cayugabirds- L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 5/7 Date: Tue, 7 May 2019 10:51:02 -0400 On Tuesday morning in Sapsucker Woods, I joined Tom Hoebbel, Holly

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 5/7

2019-05-07 Thread Mark Chao
On Tuesday morning in Sapsucker Woods, I joined Tom Hoebbel, Holly Adams, Diane Morton, Laurie Ray, Leigh Stivers, and several others in watching at least one female and six male CAPE MAY WARBLERS in the flowering pear trees at the footbridge at the western split of the Wilson Trail North. The

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 4/23

2019-04-23 Thread Mark Chao
Here are some highlights from Sapsucker Woods on Tuesday morning: * NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH seen singing for a long time from a perch along Woodleton Boardwalk * PINE WARBLER in pines along north edge of sanctuary, along power line cut (ground is very wet here) * COMMON YELLOWTHROAT singing by

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods this morning

2019-04-15 Thread Colleen Richards
Sorry for the late posting, but we were doing a day-long refresher training at the Ornithology Lab today and most of these are from our morning walk. Walking the Wilson trail loop around 10:30 we saw Pileated woodpecker, yellow-bellied sapsucker, and downy in a two minute span. Later we added

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 4/9

2019-04-09 Thread Mark Chao
On Tuesday morning, a VESPER SPARROW was offering very long and close views along the far parking lot and roadside portions of the nest-box knoll in Sapsucker Woods. This lot is perennially an excellent location for close viewing of this species in the second week of April (including the gravel

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 4/7

2019-04-07 Thread Mark Chao
On Sunday morning, I had one of the better early-April birding outings I’ve ever had in Sapsucker Woods. Here are some highlights, which I enjoyed with various others. * AMERICAN WOODCOCK, found by Wee Hao Ng south of the Lab at 9:20 AM. The bird was foraging along the first wooded stretch of

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Mon 3/18

2019-03-18 Thread Mark Chao
Barred Owl perched low in hollow of dead tree just to west of eastern Severinghaus/Wilson Trail node. Wonderful views. Mark Chao -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 2/10

2019-02-10 Thread Mark Chao
On Sunday at 9:45 AM, the BARRED OWL was sleeping in the tall pine next to the shelter by the Wilson/Severinghaus intersection in Sapsucker Woods. This is the fifth or sixth day out of the last seven that the owl has roosted in this tree. In my visits this week, this owl has shown a striking

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Th 2/7 (Barred Owl reported again)

2019-02-07 Thread Chris R. Pelkie
I observed it in the fog at 745am but chose not to report it. I’d like to ask all to be aware that the last time I did, the crowd that showed up scared it off. Raptors have better eyesight than you and get edgy when a cluster of people gather under the tree. (which is a lousy viewpoint since it

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Th 2/7 (Barred Owl reported again)

2019-02-07 Thread Mark Chao
Tom Schulenberg reports that the BARRED OWL has returned to the tall pine tree by the shelter at the Wilson/Severinghaus intersection in Sapsucker Woods on Thursday morning. Mark Chao -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Mon 2/4

2019-02-04 Thread Mark Chao
A Barred Owl is sleeping in the lone pine by the Wilson/Severinghaus shelter in Sapsucker Woods (Monday 12:25 pm). Mark Chao -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 10/14

2018-10-14 Thread Mark Chao
MERLIN still present in same tree (just past noon -- 90 minutes and counting!), unfazed by foot traffic right below. Also BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER seen and another WINTER WREN seen and heard (jif-jif call notes) next to base of Woodleton Boardwalk. Mark Chao On Oct 14, 2018 11:02 AM, "Mark

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 10/14

2018-10-14 Thread Mark Chao
Extremely cooperative MERLIN perched with prey in talons for last 35+ minutes (now 11 am) right by the parking space closest to start of Wilson Trail North and pillar marking Robert M. and Mary M. Baker Memorial Entrance. Also singing Winter Wren at Sherwood Platform. Mark Chao -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Th 9/27

2018-09-27 Thread Mark Chao
Cape May Warbler again giving tremendous open views on ground by Charley Harper bench along Wilson Trail North in Sapsucker Woods (11:45 AM). Other warblers around too...mostly Yellow-rumped but also N. Waterthrush, et al. Mark Chao -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 9/25

2018-09-25 Thread Mark Chao
On Tuesday morning, I went to Sapsucker Woods, thinking that last night’s storm might have downed some boreal thrushes and other birds. I found almost nothing on the Wilson Trail, but eventually found a warbler flock by the shelter on the East Trail, including an adult male CAPE MAY WARBLER and a

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods--Wilson Trail north-- Sep 17, 2018

2018-09-17 Thread Laura Stenzler
There's alot going on at Sapsucker Woods, although you need to have some time to walk slowly along the trails. Below is my ebird list from this morning, 10:45 to noon. Have fun! Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu From: Laura Stenzler Sent: Monday,

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker woods

2018-09-17 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
I also encountered one or two large warbler flocks in Sapsucker Woods at lunch time. The first one was near the eastern intersection of the Wilson Trail and the Severinghaus Trail, past the Podell boardwalk from the CLO building. This flock was moving toward the building. About 30 minutes later

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker woods Wilson north

2018-09-17 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi there are quite a few warblers and other migrants along the north part of the Wilson trail now including a group of 3 or 4 bay breasted warblers near the Sherwood platform. 11:30 am. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods and Cornell Community Gardens, Tues 9/11

2018-09-11 Thread Mark Chao
On Tuesday morning, I hitched along with Gladys Birdsall and a very large group of birders from Campus Club at Cornell on the Wilson Trail North in Sapsucker Woods. We found a modest scattering of warblers, including one each of BAY-BREASTED, BLACKBURNIAN, BLACK-THROATED BLUE, BLACK-AND-WHITE,

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sat 9/8

2018-09-08 Thread Mark Chao
I visited Sapsucker Woods twice on Saturday. Though I found no very unusual species, both outings stand among the most rewarding I’ve had in recent autumns, with much frenetic migrant activity and countless excellent views. On my first visit, Poppy Singer, Gary Fine, and I found rather few

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker is hopping!

2018-09-08 Thread Laura Stenzler
Many many warblers in the Wilson trail north. Orange crowned, bay breasted and more. Also flycatchers and grosbeak. Full report later. Get here now! 9:18. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods-late morning

2018-09-07 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi all, As soon as I saw Mark Chao's report of warblers at Sapsucker Woods, I headed over there (around 10 am). I first walked the north part of the Wilson Trail, up to the Sherwood Platform but didn't come across any migrant flocks. I headed back toward the building, going along the pond.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 9/7

2018-09-07 Thread Tom Schulenberg
> Excellent warbler numbers and diversity by Sherwood Platform in Sapsucker > Woods on Friday (9:30 am). Cape May (2+), Wilson's, N. Parula, > Blackburnian, Black-throated Blue, Black-throated Green, several > Chestnut-sided, Nashville, et al. I haven't even checked the north side of > the pond

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 9/7

2018-09-07 Thread Mark Chao
Excellent warbler numbers and diversity by Sherwood Platform in Sapsucker Woods on Friday (9:30 am). Cape May (2+), Wilson's, N. Parula, Blackburnian, Black-throated Blue, Black-throated Green, several Chestnut-sided, Nashville, et al. I haven't even checked the north side of the pond yet. Mark

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Mon 8/20

2018-08-20 Thread Jody Enck
Mark, what a fabulous report of the fall warbler migration at Sapsucker Woods! In my yard yesterday (I live 0.8 miles south of the lab near the intersection of Hanshaw and Freese Roads), I also saw a Bay-breasted Warbler in plumage more typical of a spring male. Yes, eBird flagged my sighting,

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Mon 8/20

2018-08-20 Thread Mark Chao
At least some of the warblers from yesterday’s impressive influx remain in Sapsucker Woods on Monday – two BAY-BREASTED WARBLERS, at least two BLACKBURNIAN WARBLERS, two juvenile CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLERS, and an AMERICAN REDSTART. I also saw a juvenile BROAD-WINGED HAWK circling over the main

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 8/19

2018-08-19 Thread Mark Chao
Fantastic flock of early migrant warblers along Sapsucker Woods Road (Sunday 9:15 AM). Bay-breasted, Cape May, Tennessee, Canada, Hooded, 5+ Blackburnian, Black-throated Green, Chestnut-sided, probable Black-throated Blue, plus a Merlin, Chimney Swifts, et al. Wow Mark Chao (with Wee Hao Ng) --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 8/12 (Golden-winged Warbler)

2018-08-12 Thread Dick Feldman
During the Saturday morning CBC walk at Sapsucker, mostly in light rain, we also saw one Blue-Winged Warbler 50 feet from the building near the pond overlook. Dick Feldman Sent from my iPhone On Aug 12, 2018, at 11:31 AM, Mark Chao mailto:markc...@imt.org>> wrote: On Sunday morning at 8:40,

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 8/12 (Golden-winged Warbler)

2018-08-12 Thread Mark Chao
On Sunday morning at 8:40, I found a male GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER in Sapsucker Woods, just north of 91 Sapsucker Woods Road. This bird was in a loose flock with many titmice, chickadees, nuthatches, Red-eyed Vireos and others. Jay McGowan and Nancy Brooks responded to my RBA message in time to

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods bird walk cancelled

2018-06-23 Thread Linda Orkin
Hey all. Due to illness the 8:30 AM Saturday bird walk will not be led by anyone. Sorry for any inconvenience Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 5/13

2018-05-13 Thread Mark Chao
For the past 8 hours (since before 6 AM on Sunday), we have been seeing a NASHVILLE WARBLER and a pair of YELLOW WARBLERS in our next-door neighbors’ flowering pear tree in northeast Ithaca. It sure seems like the same three individual birds, without turnover. My expectations bolstered a

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods today, so far

2018-05-02 Thread Laura Stenzler
Hi Lots of new migrants along the Wilson trail this morning. I arrived at 7 am. So far: Yellow-rumped warblers -, many, many Northern waterthrush Yellow warbler Black-throated green warbler Palm warbler Parula warbler Redstart Black and white warbler Great crested flycatcher Ruby crowned

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods and Newman Municipal Golf Course, Tues 5/1

2018-05-01 Thread Mark Chao
I had a lot of gratifying bird encounters around Ithaca on Tuesday morning. Here are some highlights. * The GREAT HORNED OWL mother and her two chicks still at their nest in the center of the Newman Municipal Golf Course (5:50 AM). The chicks are now about 4/5 the size of the mother, but are

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 4/27

2018-04-27 Thread Mark Chao
On Friday morning in Sapsucker Woods (~8:50 AM), I saw six GREAT EGRETS fly in together from the east, pass over the Sherwood Platform, and then continue out to the west. Later I heard a COMMON YELLOWTHROAT singing near the road along the mulched spur that leads to the power lines and the

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 4/15

2018-04-15 Thread Mark Chao
A short but slow walk in the Sapsucker Woods on Sunday (8:00-10:50 AM) turned out to be one of the better early-spring outings I’ve ever had in the sanctuary. Here are some highlights, mostly shared with Suan Yong and two other participants in Suan’s guided walk. * 11 sparrow species, a

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods this morning

2018-04-14 Thread Diane Morton
Ken Kemphues and I led a bird walk around the Wilson Trail this morning at Sapsucker Woods that included several first-of-year birds for us. A NORTHERN ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW was circling low over the pond to give us good looks- the only swallow we saw on our walk. Over by the Sherwood platform,

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Sandhill Cranes

2018-03-28 Thread Brad Walker
Hi all, At dusk this evening I had three Sandhill Cranes flying very low over route 13 headed east, seen from the parking lot at Sapsucker Woods closest to the airport. They looked like the might be landing somewhere nearby, so it might be worth checking the area in the morning if you want to see

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods walks this weekend.

2018-02-09 Thread Linda Orkin
The beginner bird walks at Sapsucker Woods this coming Saturday February 10 and Sunday February 11 are canceled. Go to cayugabirdclub.org calendar for up-to-date info. Thanks Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods walks this weekend.

2018-02-09 Thread Linda Orkin
The beginner bird walk at Sapsucker Woods this coming Sunday February 11 is canceled. And stay tuned cause we might cancel Saturday also. Go to cayugabirdclub.org calendar for up-to-date info. Thanks Linda Orkin Ithaca NY Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker; Crows

2018-01-14 Thread Donna Lee Scott
While I was outside walking, I found a pretty female YELLOW BELLIED SAPSUCKER eating cedar tree berries in my woods across from house. It was hanging around with a DOWNY WOODPECKER. All day I have enjoyed watching 5 AMERICAN CROWS feeding under the trees and feeders in my yard. 1 or 2 sit up

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 10/20

2017-10-20 Thread Mark Chao
Fun birding on Friday morning in the power-line corridor between the parking lots and the Hoyt-Pileated Trail in Sapsucker Woods. At least 20 noisy Pine Siskins (3+ different vocalizations -- chatter, smooth long "zip," harsh riffling "krrrip"), Rusty Blackbirds, Eastern Bluebirds, Eastern

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 10/15

2017-10-15 Thread Mark Chao
On Sunday morning, I went looking for birds in Sapsucker Woods, mostly with a group led by Becky Hansen. We all had very fine views of a young BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON by the Owens Platform -- a rare species for the sanctuary. Apparently this bird has been present around both the main pond and

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker woods Sunday walk Canceled

2017-06-03 Thread Linda Orkin
Hello All Due to a family emergency the beginner bird walk at Sapsucker Woods, Cornell Laboratory of ornithology due to take place at 7:30 Sunday morning will be canceled Sorry for any inconvenience. Linda Orkin Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 5/26

2017-05-26 Thread Mark Chao
On Friday morning, a male PINE WARBLER was singing continuously and exclusively from tall pines on both sides of Sapsucker Woods Road, north of the gated trailheads. I confirmed this bird by sight after much effort. I believe that this is not quite the latest in the season that I've ever found

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sat 5/20

2017-05-20 Thread Mark Chao
Someone is persistently singing a three-syllable song very much like that of a Golden-winged Warbler, in the power-line corridor north of the Wilson Trail North this morning. This is pretty typical Blue-winged Warbler habitat, so I expect a Blue-winged or a hybrid. I haven't seen the bird despite

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Wed 5/17

2017-05-17 Thread Susan Gateley
I'm an unskilled bird watcher but I listened to the Internet and discovered a black billed cuckoo calling next to my garden this AM On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 7:35 AM, Mark Chao wrote: > Birding has been very slow for me in Sapsucker Woods so far on Wednesday. > Despite my usual

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Wed 5/17

2017-05-17 Thread Mark Chao
Sorry for not catching the annoying auto-correct in my last message -- I meant Yellow-rumped Warblers, not more interesting yellow-billed birds. It is still beautiful here, with several singing Scarlet Tanagers, more Veeries than I've found previously, and my first Eastern Wood-Pewee of the

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Wed 5/17

2017-05-17 Thread Mark Chao
Birding has been very slow for me in Sapsucker Woods so far on Wednesday. Despite my usual rather wide coverage, I've found about one-tenth of the volume and diversity of yesterday's passage migrants --today, only one Rusty Blackbird, a couple of Yellow-billed Warblers, a female Black-throated

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 5/16

2017-05-16 Thread Mark Chao
Many migrants on Wilson Trail North this morning. Bay-breasted, Cape May, Tennessee, Wilson's, N. Parula, good numbers of other more common species. Mark Chao -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods -- May 9, 2017

2017-05-09 Thread Laura Stenzler
I walked around Sapsucker woods this morning. Here is my ebird report. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu Begin forwarded message: From: Laura Stenzler > Date: May 9, 2017 at 11:01:04 AM EDT To: Laura Stenzler

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods migrants

2017-05-04 Thread Brad Walker
New migrants today included Indigo Bunting near the powerline cut, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler and a MOURNING WARBLER that sang several phrases near the powerline cut. I was not able to locate it. Also, on Tuesday I had the Great Horned Owl getting mobbed by American Crows

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods this morning

2017-04-28 Thread Brad Walker
In addition to the tanager there were several more migrants around Sapsucker Woods this morning: Baltimore Oriole, Warbling Vireo, Blue-headed Vireo, many Yellow-rumped Warblers, Common Yellowthroat, Gray Catbird, Great Crested Flycatcher and a group of at least 100 White-throated Sparrows moving

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods--Palm Warbler

2017-04-27 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
There’s a Palm Warbler foraging along the Podell Boardwalk. Turned out to be a life bird for two visitors from Harrisburg, PA! Anne Marie Johnson -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods

2017-04-27 Thread Rebecca Hansen
There was also an Eastern Kingbird by the small pond on the Wilson Trail this morning. Becky Hansen Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods this morning

2017-04-27 Thread David McCartt
And a Brown Thrasher was singing near the far parking lot. David McCartt On Apr 27, 2017, at 9:09 AM, Brad Walker > wrote: An Ovenbird was also singing on and off near the eastern edge of the east side this morning, too. A Rose-breasted Grosbeak, a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods this morning

2017-04-27 Thread Brad Walker
An Ovenbird was also singing on and off near the eastern edge of the east side this morning, too. A Rose-breasted Grosbeak, a Nashville Warbler, and a number of Yellow-rumped Warblers were also on the Wilson Trail at about 7am. On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 8:58 AM Anne Marie Johnson

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods this morning

2017-04-27 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
There's more activity this morning than in recent days. Most noticeable are lots of White-throated Sparrows. Wes Hochachka alerted me to a Black-and-White Warbler and pointed out a Ruby-crowned Kinglet near the small bridge on the Wilson Trail and told me others had heard a Warbling Vireo

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 4/25

2017-04-25 Thread Mark Chao
Two Barred Owls together along Severinghaus Trail, in first tall pine south of Dayhoff Boardwalk. Two crows just chased one owl into center of woods, but one owl remains in the pine. At least one Northern Waterthrush is singing along the Woodleton Boardwalk this morning too. Mark Chao --

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 4/18

2017-04-18 Thread Mark Chao
On Tuesday morning, I watched 14 American Crows trying to persuade a GREAT HORNED OWL to volunteer to give up its perch in the hemlocks by the East Trail gate. Eventually, the crows re-accommodated the owl to another dense hemlock stand in the center of the East Trail loop. Alas, they were now

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods and Edwards Lake Cliff Preserve, Sat 4/15 and Sun 4/16

2017-04-16 Thread Mark Chao
I found a couple of target birds this weekend (BROWN THRASHER at entrance of Edwards Lake Cliff Preserve on Sunday, three HERMIT THRUSHES along the East Trail in Sapsucker Woods on Saturday). But the best moments came from common species doing uncommon things. * Along the Woodleton Boardwalk

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods

2017-04-03 Thread Rebecca Hansen
Enjoyed seeing Golden-Crown Kinglets, Fox Sparrow, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, and Rusty Blackbirds on my walk in Sapsucker this morning. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Acoustic Monitoring Project

2017-03-31 Thread Christopher Wood
Good afternoon everyone, The Bioacoustics Research Program and Information Science team at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology are collaborating on an initiative that we are calling the Sapsucker Woods Acoustic Monitoring Project (SWAMP) to understand the complimentary roles of acoustic monitoring

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker

2017-03-28 Thread W. Larry Hymes
Just had our first of year YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER (male). Migration is proceeding!! Larry -- W. Larry Hymes 120 Vine Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (H) 607-277-0759, w...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Egret

2017-03-28 Thread Brad Walker
A Great Egret was perched on the pond this morning. I turned around for a minute and it disappeared. Not sure if it flew off or tucked in somewhere. It was on the back pond near the Sherwood Platform. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Blue-winged Teals

2017-03-27 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
On a lunchtime walk today several of us saw 3 Blue-winged Teals on the pond near the islands. Someone was there taking pictures of them when we arrived. The ducks quickly disappeared out of sight heading left towards the Podell Boardwalk. I looked for them at 2:00 from the staff lounge and

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 3/19

2017-03-19 Thread Mark Chao
Highlights from Sapsucker Woods on Sunday morning (8:45-10:15 AM): * A marvelous and mystifying creature out on the tallest snag in the main pond. At first I thought it was an alien robot pod because its tapered shape and face panel seemed superficially similar to those of EVE from WALL-E.

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker

2016-12-20 Thread Ken Smith
I also had a female Y-B Sapsucker at the suet yesterday and today. Ken Smith Hills of Groton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 9/30

2016-09-30 Thread Mark Chao
Excellent variety of songbirds along East Trail near small pond by 91 Sapsucker Woods Road, 2:05 pm. Multiple Bay-breasted, B-t Green, N. Parula, etc. plus a calling raven across the little pond. I could use help sorting through everything, actually... Mark Chao -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods highlights, incl Green Heron buoyancy trials

2016-09-17 Thread Mark Chao
I’ve visited Sapsucker Woods on several mornings this week, finding a modest array of migrants each day, but nothing very rare. TENNESSEE, NASHVILLE, and MAGNOLIA WARBLERS have been especially evident. Yesterday I found my first SWAINSON’S THRUSH of the season along the little spur connecting

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 9/6

2016-09-06 Thread Mark Chao
My son Tilden Chao and I took a short walk on the Wilson Trail North on Tuesday morning. Here are some highlights. * YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHER along the north edge of the pond. This bird plainly showed its muted yellow belly, sharp black-and-white wings, bold eye rings, and very bright orange

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Wed 5/25 and Finger Lakes Land Trust SBQ reminder

2016-05-25 Thread Mark Chao
Motivated mostly by a desire to check in on the breeding Blue-headed Vireos, I visited the East Trail in Sapsucker Woods again on Wednesday morning. I found neither bird of that pair, but did hear a singing BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO, BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER, and YELLOW-THROATED VIREO. I also

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 5/24

2016-05-24 Thread Mark Chao
Another little pulse of migrants seems to have arrived in our area today. Many people have submitted interesting eBird reports in Tompkins County, including observations of Canada, Wilson’s, Bay-breasted, Blackpoll, Tennessee, Blackburnian, and other warblers. See

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sat 5/21

2016-05-21 Thread Mark Chao
On Saturday morning in Sapsucker Woods, I heard a PRAIRIE WARBLER singing in the power-line cut east of where the trail enters the woods. This was arguably the most unexpected bird observation I’ve had this spring. This spot also remains a great place for viewing a singing CHESTNUT-SIDED

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 5/20

2016-05-20 Thread Mark Chao
I think that I heard a HOODED WARBLER singing a few times in Sapsucker Woods on Friday morning. The song sounded entirely typical to me (two short rising phrases with rich tone quality, followed by a big 360-degree flourish). The bird seemed to be near the southern pond edge. But I was far

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Barred Owls

2016-05-18 Thread Diane Morton
Last night I went out to Sapsucker Woods to look for the Olive-sided Flycatcher, with no success. On the south side of the trail I suddenly heard two soft hoots and looked up to see a Barred Owl looking down at me (around 7:30 pm). I took a few iphone images of its silhouette (it wasn't dark

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Tues 5/17

2016-05-17 Thread Mark Chao
Here are some highlights from Sapsucker Woods on Tuesday morning. * A pair of BLUE-HEADED VIREOS close together along the East Trail, near the green Lucente building. One of these birds had beautiful intense colors, with yellow sides and a dark head, while the other appeared only gray and

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Migrants

2016-05-17 Thread Brad Walker
There were several flocks of warblers around Sapsucker Woods today. Highlights included a LINCOLN'S SPARROW singing near the north side of the building, a male BAY-BREASTED WARBLER at the Sherwood Platform and a WILSON'S WARBLER just east of the Sherwood Platform. - Brad -- Cayugabirds-L List

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 5/15

2016-05-15 Thread Wesley M. Hochachka
, May 15, 2016 11:50 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 5/15 I thought that the birding was just as good in the sheltered wooded areas of Sapsucker Woods on Sunday as it was under much more temperate conditions on Saturday. Here are some highlights. * LINCOLN’S

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sun 5/15

2016-05-15 Thread Mark Chao
I thought that the birding was just as good in the sheltered wooded areas of Sapsucker Woods on Sunday as it was under much more temperate conditions on Saturday. Here are some highlights. * LINCOLN’S SPARROW along the edge of the small pond by the maintenance building, East Trail *

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sat 5/14

2016-05-14 Thread Laura Stenzler
In addition to Mark's birds, my SFO group and I heard an Eastern wood Peewee. Laura Laura Stenzler l...@cornell.edu On May 14, 2016, at 9:40 AM, Mark Chao > wrote: I found some migrants scattered around Sapsucker Woods on

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Sat 5/14

2016-05-14 Thread Mark Chao
I found some migrants scattered around Sapsucker Woods on Saturday (6:15-8:55 AM). CANADA WARBLER (1 singing M seen on island in Fuller Wetlands – strange place for this species) WILSON’S WARBLER (1 or 2 singing males, confirmed once by sight, on lower stretch of Wilson Trail North)

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Fri 5/13

2016-05-13 Thread Mark Chao
At midday on Friday, I found a BAY-BREASTED WARBLER (heard and confirmed by sight), probable BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER (heard but not seen), and one or two BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLERS by the roadside gates in Sapsucker Woods. There seemed to be a few more COMMON YELLOWTHROATS throughout than I’ve

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Wed 5/11

2016-05-11 Thread Mark Chao
The alarm calls of several Blue Jays and American Crows drew me over to the eastern Severinghaus/Wilson nexus in Sapsucker Woods on Wednesday morning (6:40 AM). There I found two BARRED OWLS. One owl fought back, especially chasing the crows (first time I’ve seen counter-aggression from this

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Marsh Wren

2016-05-06 Thread Brad Walker
Hi all, A singing MARSH WREN was found a little while ago by several Lab employees. It was singing and foraging at the end of the Sherwood Platform. You can hear some recordings here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S29436625 - Brad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Virginia Rail update

2016-05-05 Thread Brad Walker
Hi all, Now that my hands are free: This bird was found by Martha Fischer in the small marshy areas near the staff entrances to the Lab of Ornithology. It's moving between the two marshy areas along the wast side of the building (sometimes running through the culverts) but it is frequenting the

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker rail

2016-05-05 Thread Brad Walker
There is currently a Virginia Rail running around the marshes and on the east side of the lab building. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods, Wed 5/4

2016-05-04 Thread Mark Chao
On Wednesday morning, Annie Wexler, Tony Gaenslen, and I saw a VEERY and a WOOD THRUSH on the Hoyt-Pileated Trail in Sapsucker Woods, while an OVENBIRD, BLUE-HEADED VIREO, and BROWN CREEPER sang nearby. We also heard two NORTHERN WATERTHRUSHES and a BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER around the

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