[cayugabirds-l] Tundra Swans

2010-10-01 Thread Mike Powers
Hi all, This morning on my drive to work I observed two immature Tundra Swans on a small wetland just south of Ithaca, at the T-intersection of Cox Road and Rte. 13 in Newfield. This seemed like an early sighting for Tundra Swans, and a quick check in eBird showed only a handful of October

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tundra Swans

2010-10-01 Thread Riko Stan
That's funny. I also saw a few Tundra swans on the south end of Sodus Bay, just north of Ridge Road. Mute swans are fairly common on East bay, but these are the first Tundra swans I have seen in my admittedly short birding life. On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Mike Powers noflicks...@gmail.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tundra Swans - More Info and a Step Back

2010-10-01 Thread Mike Powers
Hi all, Apologies for not elaborating on my earlier Tundra Swan posting: this is a very early report for Tundra Swans and I rushed to get it out on the list should someone else make their way to find them. In my traditional bout of second-guessing, and given the ID challenges between the swans,

[cayugabirds-l] Canada Goose migration!

2010-10-01 Thread Marie P Read
A number of very high vees of Canada Geese heading south passed over Mount Pleasant while I was on my walk just now. Taking advantage of the north wind. Marie Marie Read Wildlife Photography 452 Ringwood Road Freeville NY 13068 USA Phone 607-539-6608 e-mail m...@cornell.edu