[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

[cayugabirds-l] Dresser Road Feeders

2011-03-16 Thread Carl Steckler
It looks like the feeders on Dresser road (off Salt road) have been discovered at last. Spent an jour there from 1:30 to 2:30 PM today. 4 White-brested Nuthatch 6 Blue Jays several Black-capped Chickadee 2 Hairy woodpecker Not the greatest report, but a start. Please report what you see. Carl

[cayugabirds-l] Knox-Marsellus Marsh - White-fronted Goose, Blue-winged Teal

2011-03-16 Thread tigger64
The afternoon started at the east end of the Savannah Mucklands, where 5 Canvasbacks were noted. I didn't search Snow Geese and didn't see any Eurasian Wigeon, but Doug Daniels stopped to say there was one farther back. Thousands of ducks, but nothing unusual. On to East Rd, where the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-16 Thread Brenda Best
At the opposite end of the spectrum, lots of people, especially beginners, may not know what a Gaviforme is without looking it up. Brenda -- Brenda Best Durhamville, NY bestb...@me.com Sent from my iPad On Mar 15, 2011, at 7:36 PM, Jeff Holbrook mycte...@stny.rr.com wrote: To Those Who Maybe

Re: [cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-16 Thread Mike Powers
Hi all, Here is a nice write-up demystifying birder shorthand for those that are interested in learning more: http://www.nabirding.com/2011/03/11/birder-shorthand-demystifying-the-code-of-banders/ Cheers, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 2:52 AM, Brenda Best

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

2011-03-16 Thread Donna Scott
Sadly, those last big, original woods along Warren Rd. in the Northwoods area (near Ithaca airport) is up for sale, so more habitat will be lost for the Woodcock and other critters. Donna S. - Original Message - From: Scott Haber To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Wednesday, March 16,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-16 Thread Linda Orkin
Imagine if there were NOMO Mockingbirds?? Linda Sent from my iPhone On Mar 16, 2011, at 12:45 PM, Kevin J. McGowan k...@cornell.edu wrote: The codes are easy to write but difficult to read. They are like mysteries, once someone explains them you can follow how they got there, but you are

RE: [cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-16 Thread John VanNiel
If we run out out Hooded Mergansers, we would be HOMEless ... -Original Message- From: bounce-9259790-3493...@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Linda Orkin Sent: Wed 3/16/2011 1:36 PM To: Kevin J. McGowan Cc: Mike Powers; CAYUGABIRDS-L; Jeff Holbrook; John and Fritzie Blizzard; Jay William

Re: [cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-16 Thread Jay McGowan
Okay, I'm going to try to nip this in the bud and ask that we end this abbreviations thread before it gets out of control. I'm sure there are lots of hilarious bird pun blogs you can take your creativity, but I don't want to see a situation here like they had on Massachusetts-birds a few months