[cayugabirds-l] Birding in the Cayuga Lake Basin

2012-03-28 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
Anne Marie, Bob, Karen and Marie, We picked up a copy while at MNWR yesterday (not much happening less a Golden Eagle adult) and are very impressed. EAsy to use and comprehensive it will be of immense value to birders unfamiliar and familiar with the area. Thanks for your fine work on this

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker at Sapsucker Woods

2012-03-28 Thread Matthew Medler
There was a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker giving its wah call a few times as I walked into work here at Sapsucker Woods this morning (28 March 2012). The bird was calling from the patch of woods just south of the outer parking lot, on the east side of the road. Also in the early arrivals category,

[cayugabirds-l] Broadway n boycott

2012-03-28 Thread cobra
Major push...1000++ vultures + hawks east bound Wade and Melissa -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Vultures

2012-03-28 Thread cobra
It was Broadway road North wolcott ny. Spell check changed my subject line...sorry Flyovers have stopped about 15 minutes ago but be alert along the lake Ontario shoreline east of wolcott. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Common Loon Migrant

2012-03-28 Thread Brad Walker
Hi all, I just had my first migrant COMMON LOON of the season flying high(ish) and fast, headed north over Sapsucker Woods. There wasn't much else to report, but it's a beautiful day! - Brad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Why do birds sing to themselves?

2012-03-28 Thread Evan Barrientos
For the last 5 minutes there's been an adult male Dark-eyed Junco just 8ft away from me foraging on the ground outside Mann Library on Cornell Campus. Sporadically, he's been quietly singing to himself while he forages, but so quietly that nothing further than 10ft away could hear. The bird is

[cayugabirds-l] Eurasian Wigeon, Howland Island

2012-03-28 Thread Jay McGowan
Frank Morlock just texted to say that a nice male EURASIAN WIGEON is on the headquarters pond on Howland Island north of Montezuma. Closer to Ithaca, Livia and I just saw 6 NORTHERN SHOVELERS giving great looks offshore at Stewart Park. Jay McGowan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2012-03-28 Thread joe Diana
Hi All, Two different sets of Ospreys today. One of a pair was left with nest detail and was doing some housekeeping but mostly wondering where her mate was. Lots of Cinnamon Teals in the front water area of Refuge. Diana Whiting http://www.dianawhitingphotography.com/ -- Cayugabirds-L

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Osprey oops!

2012-03-28 Thread joe Diana
OOps. Can't talk and type or maybe I should say think at the same time. Green-wing Teals! On Mar 28, 2012, at 6:53 PM, joe Diana wrote: Hi All, Two different sets of Ospreys today. One of a pair was left with nest detail and was doing some housekeeping but mostly wondering where her

[cayugabirds-l] oops?!!

2012-03-28 Thread Mark Miller
Okay, just had to comment! I was at MWR (visitor center) last weekend when a lady came in with a report of a Smew by mud lock (thanks to Linda B. for checking it out), now a report of lots of Cinnamon Teal at MWR? Well the Smew turned into an old Long-tailed duck decoy that had floated away and

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsuckers and trees

2012-03-28 Thread Meena Haribal
Hello all, I have been reading that sapsuckers are heading back to our area. I am again looking for sapsucker trees with holes. If you see a sapsucker feeding from the well, please let me know. I would very much appreciate that information. I am willing to travel some distance. Email me at