[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock in Mecklenburg

2021-03-11 Thread Liz Brown
I heard my first woodcock of the year this evening. A wonderful end to a beautiful day. -Liz Brown -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2021-03-11 Thread Daniel Graham
Woodcock peents heard just now near Willow Creek Rd, Ulysses. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock chicks

2020-05-12 Thread Geo Kloppel
This morning in an alder swamp at the edge of Michigan Hollow Marsh I nearly stepped on a brood of Woodcock chicks. Mom flew up just in front of me, attempting distraction, but I looked down at my feet instead, and there they were. Photo on my eBird checklist, if you’re in need of a dose of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock and waterthrush...interesting yard birds!

2019-07-29 Thread bob mcguire
Thanks Marie! Funny about the woodcock. Last night, as I lay in bed, I heard the wing-feathers whistling of a woodcock right outside the window. No “peanuts”, no sky display with chirps. Just a woodcock on the move. We had as many as 5 woodcocks in our fields this spring, and I often hear them

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock and waterthrush...interesting yard birds!

2019-07-29 Thread Marie P. Read
Hi everyone, I found a couple of interesting "yard" birds as I made my way through the woods edge on my property to see what was around in the beaver pond next door. First, up from the ground flew a chunky medium-sized bird which fluttered off twittering into the woods and landed on the ground

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock/Owl Crawl Saturday Evening

2019-04-14 Thread Suan Hsi Yong
Our group went to Dodge Road, where the woodcocks started later than when I scouted, but with enough light to be easily seen. After a few skydances, those with muck boots and binoculars took a few steps into the muddy field where I was able to get my spotlight on the bird on the ground. The

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock/Owl Crawl Saturday Evening

2019-04-14 Thread bob mcguire
The CBC trip led by Suan Young and myself broke into two groups before heading off to look for woodcocks and owls. I led my group to the corner of Snyder Hill and Whitted Roads. We got out of the cars at a minute before 8 pm, just as the woodcock uttered its first “peent” of the night. We were

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock update

2019-04-07 Thread Mark Chao
Still present, now farther south straight out halfway to road from 5th post of Podell Boardwalk. Mark -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2018-04-15 Thread Donna Lee Scott
WOODCOCK crossing Lansing Station rd by 197. Went into thicket & out of sight. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock on 2-22-18

2018-02-26 Thread Rick Bonney
We had our first Woodcock last Thursday the 22nd, the day of the snowstorm. Technically we are a few hundred yards south of the basin in Newfield. This is very early even for our location. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Peenting

2018-02-26 Thread Dave Nutter
Nancy Dickinson, when she lived a bit further down the hill in Mecklenburg, regularly got the first of year Woodcock in February. - - Dave Nutter > On Feb 26, 2018, at 7:45 AM, k...@empacc.net wrote: > > Wow! The 31 year norm here, just about 2 miles and a bit higher than you, is > 3/18 and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Peenting

2018-02-26 Thread psaracin
55-7051...@list.cornell.edu Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Peenting Wow! The 31 year norm here, just about 2 miles and a bit higher than you, is 3/18 and the earliest was 3/8. Congrats Ken. John --- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory 5373 Fitzg

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Peenting

2018-02-26 Thread khmo
Wow! The 31 year norm here, just about 2 miles and a bit higher than you, is 3/18 and the earliest was 3/8. Congrats Ken. John --- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory 5373 Fitzgerald Rd Burdett, NY 14818 42.443508000, -76.758202000 On 2018-02-25

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Peenting

2018-02-25 Thread Eben McLane
OOB: woodcock also in Owasco basin. Very Early. On Feb 25, 2018 6:41 PM, "Ken Haas" wrote: > Yesterday, Dave Nutter was riding with me as we participated in Suan’s CBC > field trip around the lake. Great trip, by the way many thanks to Suan and > others. Dave suggested that I

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Peenting

2018-02-25 Thread Ken Haas
Yesterday, Dave Nutter was riding with me as we participated in Suan’s CBC field trip around the lake. Great trip, by the way many thanks to Suan and others. Dave suggested that I start listening for woodcock by the field next to where I live - just West of Mecklenberg on Rt. 79. So, 6:25PM

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock?

2017-03-17 Thread Linda Orkin
There was just an alert on Facebook that Woodcocks are really suffering due to the snowstorm as they have migrated in only to find no ground and no earthworms available. I hope that your stream may have some open muddy areas along the edge. Linda Orkin Ithaca,NY On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 11:41

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock?

2017-03-17 Thread Lois E. Chaplin
I was out on snowshoes in my backyard around 7:30 last night (dusk). I was going down towards the stream when a bird in flight caught my eye. It was headed up the stream bed and it landed out of sight near the stream. It made no noise - neither vocalizations nor wing noise. It appeared to be

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock on Sherwood platform at Cornell Lab of O

2016-06-25 Thread Lee Ann van Leer
I'm leading a bird walk and we found it on Wilson Trail north and it keeps walking in front of us and is now on Sherwood Platform. It did the woodcock bobbing 'dance' for us! Quite a treat. 4 stinkin' cute Bluejay fledglings being fed at Fuller wetlands on same trail. Sent from my iPhone --

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock on Cayutaville Rd

2016-05-13 Thread Dave Gislason
Yesterday, while driving on Cayutaville Rd, I spotted a Woodcock in the middle of the road. I slowed down and pulled over - the bird didn't fly away, but was making a bobbing motion. Thinking it might need assistance, I opened my door, talking to it,  but it then started slowly walking to the

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock interactions

2016-04-10 Thread Suan Yong
Meanwhile, in the world of woodcockery: https://www.facebook.com/suan.yong/posts/10209416615430306 Suan _ http://suan-yong.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2016-03-09 Thread Karen Steffy
I heard a very vocal woodcock(s) tonight on Hurd Rd. for about 15 minutes. The chorus was followed by spring peepers. Karen -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock calling in Brooktondale

2016-03-08 Thread Eva Smith
Hello, just now (9 PM) I heard a single woodcock making his "peent" call in the marshy woods behind my cottage in the Boiceville Cottages in Brooktondale. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2016-03-08 Thread bob mcguire
Our woodcock has returned! I stepped outside (Sunder Hill area) at 6:30 this evening to hear just one sequence of “sky dance”. No “peents” before or after. I assume that the guy arrived last night and is just beginning to settle in. In past years we have had up to seven woodcocks on and around

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock encounters

2015-05-29 Thread Dave Nutter
Mark's post reminds me of something I'd been meaning to share. This past Tuesday (26 May) I had some free time while Laurie was at an eye doctor appointment for which I would need to drive her home. I spent the hour wandering the woods off Arrowwood Drive in the Village of Lansing between the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] woodcock viewing?

2015-04-10 Thread Geo Kloppel
The Lindsay-Parsons Preserve has long been a good place for viewing Woodcock displays. Just park in the lot, walk down the trail into the ravine, cross the little bridge and continue up and out into the big fields. Head for the knoll with the Leopold bench: you can see a huge expanse of sky

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2015-03-24 Thread bob mcguire
Out first American Woodcock of the year began “peenting” tonight. Lots of calls, one “sky dance”, then quiet. Snyder Hill area. We’ve had as many as seven in the neighborhood before. Here’s hoping . . . . Bob McGuire -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock and Owl

2015-03-20 Thread Susan Danskin
At 7:35 tonight I pulled up to the field just east of the airport on Snyder Rd. The minute I got out of my car I started to hear the “peents of at least one American Woodcock coming from the less snowy areas of the field. During the twenty minutes I hung around I heard repeated peenting and

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2015-03-16 Thread bob mcguire
I just got home after striking out on the Niemi Rd shrike. But I did manage my FOY American Woodcock. It gave a few “peents” and then fell silent. South side of Snyder Rd, 100 yds W of Mohawk Rd. Bob -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2014-10-20 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
, October 19, 2014 9:04 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Matt Medler and I just heard a Woodcock taking off in a field on Triphammer Road, just past the Mall. (skydance sound - not peenting). I heard the same thing here on Whitted Road several evenings ago. I see from eBird

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2014-10-19 Thread bob mcguire
Matt Medler and I just heard a Woodcock taking off in a field on Triphammer Road, just past the Mall. (skydance sound - not peenting). I heard the same thing here on Whitted Road several evenings ago. I see from eBird that they have lingered in Tompkins County as late as the end of November.

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock at SSW

2014-05-15 Thread Suan Yong
During this morning's Kids Discover the Trails walk, one of the kids spotted a woodcock some ten feet off the trail (a short distance from the split in Wilson trail north, opposite end from the footbridge). It sat motionless like a large strange mushroom, then relieved itself and scuttled into

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2014-03-26 Thread bob mcguire
I had a woodcock giving a few peents yesterday evening along the East Ithaca Rec Way at dusk. Several peents and then one sky dance. Nothing more. And no woodcocks here atop Snyder Hill yet this year. Bob -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock on Sapsucker Woods Rd

2014-03-23 Thread Mike Pitzrick
Today at 3:00 PM I flushed a woodcock from the ditch along Sapsucker Woods Rd, across from where Sanctuary Dr intersects. It flew only about 30 feet from the road before landing on the forest floor. -Mike -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] woodcock

2014-03-15 Thread scott coonrod
I heard a woodcock calling in the field at the corner of Hillcrest and Warren on Wed morning Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] woodcock 3/3

2014-03-05 Thread Dave Nutter
On Monday 3 March Chris Wood discovered what appears to be the first reported AMERICAN WOODCOCK for the Cayuga Lake Basin - and all upstate NY - according to eBird. It was along the old railroad grade by Monkey Run South in the Town of Dryden in a tamarack swamp which remained wet despite the

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Wed. evening: neither snow nor rain...

2013-03-27 Thread Scott Haber
Despite the steady wet snowfall and the late hour, our local woodcock here behind the Northwood Apts. off Warren Road has been persistently peenting and doing his display flight as of 11PM. -Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] woodcock encounter

2013-03-20 Thread Nancy W Dickinson
I had a theory that woodcocks didn't dance when it was too cold or snowy, so last evening when I took the dog out around 7:40 I was surprised to hear them as we stepped from the lawn to the edge of a brushy field. There was one woodcock just landing (and warbling) to my right, and one peenting

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock arrival

2013-03-20 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
At dusk this evening I happened to glance out a window just in time to see a Woodcock descending for a landing in our front field. It hasn't been above freezing for ages, we still have a snow cover and ponds and puddles are still iced in. As far as average arrival date goes, it's two days late,

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Monday evening

2013-03-11 Thread Scott Haber
Our first American Woodcock of the spring is isplaying behind our apartment off Warren Rd. near the airport as of a few minutes ago. The peents were difficult to hear in the windy conditions, and I first heard only the twittering flight display while stepping outside for a few minutes to sweep the

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock at Liddell Field Station

2013-03-11 Thread Kevin Loope
Tonight at 7:25pm a male Woodcock was peenting and dancing in the field north of the parking lot of the Liddell Field Station on Freese Rd. Spring! Kevin Loope -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2013-03-10 Thread Nancy W Dickinson
I knew the weather was right, and sure enough I just listened to 3 rounds of a woodcock's Sky dance over our soggy field. Happy Spring! Nancy Dickinson Mecklenburg Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Photos

2012-05-03 Thread Evan Barrientos
Hi everyone, Here are 4 close shots of an American Woodcock that I photographed last night (May 2) in the field bordered by Snyder and Cherry Rd. north of the airport. Hard to believe, these were taken handheld, manually focusing, and without an external flash! Such an awesome bird and one of

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock prowl

2012-04-12 Thread Donna Scott
Wanting more of the cold, windy, faint American Woodcock encounter our Spring Ornithology class group had Tuesday night, tonight I went on my own Woodcock Prowl by the Snyder Rd./Airport fields. First I tried by the tall airport fence where our group went Tues. No Peents there. So, well

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock owl night

2012-04-11 Thread Dave Nutter
As soon as we arrived behind the airport most of my SFO group had an excellent close look at an AMERICAN WOODCOCK on the ground calling before we saw it fly off low toward another spot farther away for complete displays in which we heard the bird calling from the ground, wings whistling during

[cayugabirds-l] woodcock photo [out of area]

2012-03-23 Thread Dave Spier
I've been so busy with eBird that I'm just getting around to posting a woodcock photo from Assateague National Seashore, MD, on the Eaton club's Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/eatonbirds/ Back on Feb. 21, when we selected and set up on a site, we had no idea there was a woodcock

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock...finally

2012-03-17 Thread bilbaker
Shannon and I finally heard and saw a Woodcock this evening in the fields at the top of the property. Perhaps we had been going out too late given the lack of moonlight in the evening, or perhaps it was the elevation (1640-1680 Ft) but this was the first we've heard them this year. It was great

[cayugabirds-l] WOODCOCK dancing

2012-02-24 Thread Nancy W Dickinson
Hooray!!! I've just been out in this tumultuous weather listening to repeated skydance music from a woodcock in the field north of our house. The wind is so strong (and cold) I could hear it do the twittering ascent to circle overhead, and then the chirping descent, for 7 cycles, but couldn't

Re: [cayugabirds-l] WOODCOCK dancing

2012-02-24 Thread Eben McLane
I also heard a woodcock in the wind tonight, both wing-flight and ground call. This is a month earlier than my personal notes show over the last 13 years for where I live. Eben McLane Scipio, NY On Feb 24, 2012, at 6:37 PM, Nancy W Dickinson wrote: Hooray!!! I've just been out in this

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2011-08-18 Thread Janet McGraw
Last week while vacationing on Wolfe Island in the Thousand Islands(Wolfe is a large island but very quiet and mainly rural/agricultural) I was driving after sunset on one of the dirt/gravel roads that compose most of the island when I saw a woodcock sitting toward the side of the road. It did

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2011-08-18 Thread bob mcguire
I read your report with interest. I believe that Wolf Island is the site of some 85 major wind turbines, now in operation. I am wondering how their presence affects the woodcocks' sky dance. And I also wonder how the winter Short-eared Owl population is faring. Bob McGuire On Aug 18, 2011,

Fwd: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2011-08-18 Thread bob mcguire
PM EDT To: bob mcguire bmcgu...@clarityconnect.com Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Hi Bob, This summer, I have been working on the Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands Project, a binational study encompassing all 5 Great Lakes. However, my coworker and I were just working on bird

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock - Ithaca, Tuesday night

2011-03-16 Thread Scott Haber
Last night at about 11PM, there was a lone Woodcock peenting from the wet, open woods just south of the Northwood Apartments, across Warren Road from the airport. Best, Scott -- *Scott A. Haber* *Content Manager - Merlin* Cornell Lab of Ornithology 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd. - #295A Ithaca, NY

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock - Ithaca, Tuesday night

2011-03-16 Thread Donna Scott
, 2011 9:49 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock - Ithaca, Tuesday night Last night at about 11PM, there was a lone Woodcock peenting from the wet, open woods just south of the Northwood Apartments, across Warren Road from the airport. Best, Scott -- Scott A. Haber Content Manager

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock family found

2010-06-12 Thread Susan Fast
Message- From: bounce-6031176-9286...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-6031176-9286...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Jacalyn C. Spoon Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2010 11:01 AM To: cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock family found On Wednesday night 7pm while walking my field I

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2010-04-06 Thread Kathy Strickland
Just got home from choir rehearsal and heard the WOODCOCK skydancing over the fallow field out back. I always think of Aldo Leupold and his Sand County Almanac when I hear Woodcock in the spring. CHIPPING SPARROWS are back. They seemed to have been animated by the mild thunderstorm that

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2010-03-11 Thread Kurt Falvey
Three woodcock sightings at dusk. Keuka Hill Road Julie Kurt Broken Road Farms Dundee, NY 14837 Email: k...@brokenroadfarms.com www.BrokenRoadFarms.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME