[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle nest in Corning

2012-02-24 Thread Paul
Hi Everyone, Since I first reported the eagles on the nest on February 13, I have checked the nest four times and each time the one adult was holding tight on the nest. Today, the second adult was perched nearby. Hope to be able to report increased activity in a week or so as an indication

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle nest in Corning

2012-02-24 Thread gone
About 35 days. Wade and Melissa From: bounce-41206090-26966...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-41206090-26966...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Paul Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 11:57 AM To: Cayugabirds-L@cornell.edu Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle nest in Corning Hi Everyone,

[cayugabirds-l] Swans and Geese - Village of Cayuga and MNWR

2012-02-24 Thread William Roberts
I saw approximately 300-400 swans on Cayuga Lake near the Village of Cayuga tonight; probably Tundras. Also thousands of Snow Geese and Canada Geese flew over Montezuma at sunset ( 5:20 to 5:50 p.m. Snows were flying south on the western side of Cayuga Lake and landing just off shore directly

[cayugabirds-l] George Rd ducks - Northern Shoveler

2012-02-24 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
This morning I checked on the George Road pond that is just west of Dryden and found it partially open and with waterfowl. Most surprising was a trio of NORTHERN SHOVELERS (2 males, 1 female). I also saw 5 RING-NECKED DUCKS, 14 NORTHERN PINTAILS, a pair of HOODED MERGANSERS, and 5 Killdeer.

[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