Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine on Seneca Street?

2019-04-05 Thread Marc Devokaitis
Hi Melanie, It's certainly a possibility. I have seen a Merlin in the area around Six Mile Creek downtown a couple of times in the past month, so consider that too if you haven't. Marc On Fri, Apr 5, 2019, 9:58 AM Melanie Uhlir wrote: > Hi! I'm sorry for the late posting, but I was downtown

Re: [cayugabirds-l] peregrine falcon

2019-01-02 Thread Asher Hockett
That makes it a count week bird! On Wed, Jan 2, 2019 at 8:19 AM Jody Enck wrote: > A peregrine falcon swooped by low and fast between Caldwell Hall and > Martha van Rennselaer Hall on the Cornell campus at about 8:10 this > morning. It was chasing another bird unsuccessfully as it was

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine Falcon, Stewart Park

2016-01-12 Thread Dave Nutter
For what it’s worth, there was a dead Canada Goose in the middle of the Stewart Park ice shelf on Sunday afternoon. I don’t know what killed it, but a Peregrine today on that or another goose carcass does not necessarily mean that the Peregrine killed it. Maybe the goose carcass is simply an

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine on Bradfield now

2015-10-30 Thread Jon Kaplan
Still there at 5:35pm. Thanks a lot for the alert Ray! On Friday, October 30, 2015, Ray Zimmerman wrote: > SW corner, 2/3 of the way up. > > Sent from my iPhone > > -- > > Cayugabirds-L List Info: > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME >

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine, I think

2015-03-13 Thread Liisa S. Mobley
Thanks, Karel- This is very interesting. -Liisa Liisa Mobley Sent from my iPhone On Mar 13, 2015, at 12:43 PM, Karel V. Sedlacek k...@cornell.edu wrote: There was a brief flyover/circle overhead by a Peregrine of BR as she sat on the top SE corner of Bradfield yesterday after work. No

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine, I think

2015-03-13 Thread Karel V. Sedlacek
Lisa, Ezra and Big Red have been in the 2012 nest, on Weill and on the NW corner of Bradfield. I think what you are seeing is Ezra facing Beebe Lake. Karel -Original Message- From: bounce-118933157-64835...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-118933157-64835...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine, I think

2015-03-13 Thread Liisa S. Mobley
I wonder if the redtails have driven off the peregrines, then? Thanks, Liisa Liisa Mobley Sent from my iPhone On Mar 13, 2015, at 11:27 AM, Karel V. Sedlacek k...@cornell.edu wrote: Lisa, Ezra and Big Red have been in the 2012 nest, on Weill and on the NW corner of Bradfield. I think

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine, I think

2015-03-13 Thread Karel V. Sedlacek
There was a brief flyover/circle overhead by a Peregrine of BR as she sat on the top SE corner of Bradfield yesterday after work. No dive bombing or talons. The PEFA then continued on toward the Vet School area. Ezra was sitting in the 2012 nest cup at the time and appeared unconcerned.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE STIILL AT BRADFIELD

2015-01-11 Thread Gary Kohlenberg
Two Peregrines! Susan, Ann and I just had one circling the building and one perched on west side ledge at 1:42 Gary On Jan 11, 2015, at 12:19 PM, Stuart Krasnoff s...@cornell.edu wrote: East side. Viable from greenhouses. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine on Cornell campus

2015-01-09 Thread Ray Zimmerman
It was there again this morning around 10-ish. Ray On Jan 8, 2015, at 8:52 AM, Marty Schlabach m...@cornell.edu mailto:m...@cornell.edu wrote: About 8:15am this morning a peregrine was perched about ¾ up the east side of Bradfield Hall. I heard it call before I looked up to see it.

RE: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE FALCON on Bradfield Hall SW corner ledge...

2014-02-26 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Meena, You're strict! We've always used any bird that can be seen from the yard. I believe that same type guideline is used for point counts, big sits, big squats and other competitions. I guess you had best allow for hearing also. ;-) J. -- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine -thanks

2014-02-25 Thread Dave Nutter
I was walking back from the lake, where I found no new or unusual waterfowl, and was south of the Children's Garden in Cass Park when I decided to have a look at Bradfield Hall, which was in bright sun through cold clear air, i.e. optimal viewing conditions. Using binoculars I saw a suspicious

RE: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE FALCON on Bradfield Hall SW corner ledge...

2014-02-25 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Dave, I think yard bird is the one which flies over or alights within your yard boundary. This would another category! Birds seen from the yard! Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 42.429007,-76.47111 http://haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/

RE: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE FALCON on Bradfield Hall SW corner ledge...

2014-02-25 Thread Marty Schlabach
PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L; 6072292...@vtext.com Subject: RE: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE FALCON on Bradfield Hall SW corner ledge... Dave, I think yard bird is the one which flies over or alights within your yard boundary. This would another category! Birds seen from the yard! Meena Haribal Ithaca NY

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine shows

2013-09-03 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
Small birds like to harass larger birds, and sometimes the larger birds fight back. I photographed a Peregrine/Bald Eagle interaction on 1 January 2013, during the Ithaca Christmas count: https://picasaweb.google.com/KevinJ.McGowan/Winter20122013#5830086336675688290. Kevin From:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine Falcon on Ithaca Gun smokestack

2013-03-22 Thread nutter.dave
Usually I see a Red-tailed Hawk there.--Dave NutterOn Mar 22, 2013, at 09:14 AM, "Russell A. Charif" r.cha...@cornell.edu wrote:Last seen at 8:55 this morning.I have actually seen the bird there many mornings in recent weeks, when I drive by the Gun Hill apartments on Lake St. (between 8:35 and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine Falcon

2013-03-15 Thread Donna Scott
How long did you hold up traffic watching the falcon?! :- ) Ha ha! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Mar 15, 2013, at 6:02 PM, Ann Mitchell annmitchel...@gmail.com wrote: Coming home from work around 5:25 today, I was stopped at a traffic light on Buffalo and Meadow Streets. There were 25

Re: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE FALCON on snag by swan pond, Stewart Par...

2013-02-14 Thread nutter.dave
I still hope Melissa has a chance to write her story and show any photos (of any quality) soon. She described to me what I interpreted as TWO Peregrine Falcons cooperatively and successfully hunting a gull and then sharing the meal, includingcalling, begging, and allo-feeding. Maybe the Peregrines

Re: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE FALCON on snag by swan pond, Stewart Par...

2013-02-14 Thread Paul Anderson
A single Peregrine Falcon was in a tree in Jetty Woods across from the Swan Pond again this morning. -Paul On 2/14/2013 6:47 AM, nutter.d...@me.com wrote: I still hope Melissa has a chance to write her story and show any photos (of any quality) soon. She described to me what I interpreted

Re: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE FALCON on snag by swan pond, Stewart Par...

2013-02-14 Thread bob mcguire
Another single PEREGRINE FALCON was perched on a snag at the end of Salt Point around 10 this morning. On Feb 14, 2013, at 9:11 AM, Paul Anderson wrote: A single Peregrine Falcon was in a tree in Jetty Woods across from the Swan Pond again this morning. -Paul On 2/14/2013 6:47 AM,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE FALCON on snag by swan pond, Stewart Par...

2013-02-13 Thread nutter.dave
About 11:30am I got a phone call from Melissa Groo, who had gone to Stewart Park in search of the Peregrine. If she doesn't post to the list by tomorrow morning what she told me she saw and photographed, I will do so. For the moment I will just say that Stewart Park is pretty special.--Dave

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine on plant science building

2013-02-06 Thread Ray Zimmerman
After a few minutes it flew off toward the south across the athletic fields, taking the time for 3 swipes at a red-tail sitting on one of the light poles. It disappeared behind a building momentarily and I was unable to stay around to try to refind it. -- Ray Sent from my iPhone On Feb 6,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine Falcon, downtown Ithaca

2010-12-11 Thread Dave Nutter
Yard bird!! Actually, I was able to scope it through trees from my dining room window, and my non-birder wife and son saw it too. About 4:05 pm it flew, though. Thanks, Bill! This was a much better view than Bradfield Hall would've been. Everyone else, keep your eyes peeled for a Peregrine Falcon

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine

2010-08-10 Thread Karen Edelstein
Ooops. Sorry about that. Should have looked before hitting forward. Mea culpa. K On 8/10/10, Kevin J. McGowan k...@cornell.edu wrote: As I suspected, the Peregrine is a Red-tailed Hawk. The squirrel was the biggest clue. Cheers, Kevin On 8/10/10 4:47 PM, EdelsteinKaren

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine sightings so far Friday 1/22

2010-01-22 Thread Meena Haribal
I took a lunch walk today and did not see Peregrine on the Bradfield Cliff. It seem to come only to roost. Hopefully it will nest, though I am not sure how Bradfield building maintenance guys will feel about it! I did see the excited Red-tailed Hawk circling over its future home. Meena At

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine stewart pk snag opp

2009-12-24 Thread Dave Nutter
By the time Kevin McGowan arrived ~45 minutes later it was replaced by a RED-TAILED HAWK. Meanwhile I had been scanning the lake and did not see where it went, but honest there had been an adult PEREGRINE FALCON on the snag for several minutes. When I first saw it, its ruffled back was to me,