[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [GDACC] Comment Today on Seneca Lake Industriaization

2013-03-26 Thread maryfaith miller
Hi Birders, I hope this isn't too off topic. I noticed in the paragraph about shoreline construction a note about bird habitat. I am not that knowledgeable about shorebirds. If anyone feels they can speak about how this project could affect shore birds, habitat or migrations, please submit your

[cayugabirds-l] Probable Pink-footed Goose

2013-03-26 Thread Joseph Brin
Now in Knox-Marsellus marsh. Sent from my iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Pink footed Goose still present

2013-03-26 Thread Brad Walker
At the south end of the close shore on east road, where a spur sticks out from the shoreline. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese

2013-03-26 Thread Donna Scott
Opposite and north of Milliken Station. moderate size flock on water, west side Cayuga Lake. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Queen Catharine Marsh (Schuyler Cty) waterfowl

2013-03-26 Thread John and Sue Gregoire
It was a warm morning on the eastern slope of Rock Cabin Rd as we canvassed the marsh. The Sandhill Crane pair is back and a third crane was sighted yesterday. Anyone sighting the cranes please relay reports to us as we will be attempting to document a nesting at QCM this year. Best viewing is

[cayugabirds-l] Pink-footed Goose

2013-03-26 Thread Ann Mitchell
It was seen at 3:00-5:00 at Knox Marcellus on the dike across from Knox Marcellus. Most of us saw a buffy breast with a brown neck. It put it's head up every once in awhile. You could see the pink in the bill. It did stand up once while I was there and showed light colored legs. I hope a lot of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Pink-footed Goose

2013-03-26 Thread Donna Scott
After Ann left, several people gathered up near the large rock with the K-M plaque. Finally, the PINK FOOTED GOOSE started moving around enough that we got good looks at its whole body, brown head and bright pink legs. It appeared to start foraging and sometimes when it got close to certain

[cayugabirds-l] Tuesday MNWR Cayuga Lake

2013-03-26 Thread tigger64
Tuesday birding with Derby Hill Hawk Counter Steve Kolbe had many highlights. Our first stop was Knox-Marsellus Marsh where we met up with Joe Brin and Jim Tarolli. Not much was really happening until a group of Canada Geese flew in and Steve immediately picked out a Pink-footed Goose We

[cayugabirds-l] Knox-Marsellus and Tschache Pool, Tues 3/26

2013-03-26 Thread Mark Chao
My son Tilden and I decided spontaneously to chase the Pink-footed Goose on Tuesday evening. I was quite shocked to find only one other birder along East Road at 6:30 PM. We didn't find the rare goose; maybe we just missed it, or maybe it left with the hundreds of Canada Geese that flew north