[cayugabirds-l] Field Trip Sunday

2014-02-07 Thread bob mcguire
I will lead another impromptu Cayuga Bird Club trip this coming Sunday. Meet at the Lab of O at 8 am. We will be back at around 2 pm. I plan to look for all the good winter birds. Beginning with gulls grebes on the lake, a snowy owl (if anyone has not yet seen one), larks/longspurs/buntings in

[cayugabirds-l] East Shore Park and NE Ithaca, Fri 2/7

2014-02-07 Thread Mark Chao
Just before midday on Friday, I saw a large, powerful dark bird fly from the south end of Cayuga Lake eastbound over Route 13. Eyes on the road, I didn't get a great look, but I think it was a BALD EAGLE. When I arrived at East Shore Park a couple of minutes later, the gulls were still

[cayugabirds-l] Gulls heading to dump

2014-02-07 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Hi all, Just about 15 minutes ago I witnessed hundreds of gulls heading to Cornell compost dump from the lake. I scanned for white-winged gulls but could not find any. I missed earlier several hundred gulls before starting the scan with binoculars. All the gulls from the lake seemed to be

[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagles E Shore Park

2014-02-07 Thread France
I had 5 Bald Eagles at East Shore Park this afternoon. 1 Adult and 4 imm all in view at the same time. A new high count for me on the lake. France -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagles E Shore Park

2014-02-07 Thread Donna Scott
I have had 3 Bald eagles here at Lansing Station rd today. 2 immature together this morning ~ 9:35 am 1 mature a few minutes ago (4:10). Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Feb 7, 2014, at 4:19 PM, France bird...@gmail.com wrote: I had 5 Bald Eagles at East Shore Park this afternoon. 1 Adult

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Gulls heading to dump

2014-02-07 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
There are no leaders in bird flocks. All the gulls are hungry and will head to the compost in the morning, around the time that the truck brings in the food from the dorms. Each gull gets food as it can, and if they are satisfied, they often head back to the lake to loaf instead of hanging