Re:[cayugabirds-l] Pelagic oddity near DeRuyter

2014-07-18 Thread Gian Dodici
Sorry this was this morning 7/18 On Jul 18, 2014 1:55 PM, Gian Dodici gdod...@gmail.com wrote: I stumbled (almost literally) on what I think is a GREATER SHEARWATER in the woods adjacent to a small trib at the north end of DeRuyter Reservoir this morning. The bird seemed to be in decent

[cayugabirds-l] Emerson Park Snow Geese

2014-07-18 Thread The Donster
Emerson Park, just outside of Auburn, is now down to 12 Snow Geese. I just found one deceased, in the water. Don Miller Auburn, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] late nests

2014-07-18 Thread Dave Nutter
On the 13th of July I saw a female American Goldfinch in my yard gathering stems from the seedheads of a large ornamental grass, evidently gathering structural material for a nest. This evening in my yard I saw a female American Goldfinch apparently gathering spiderwebs around the windows of

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Wildlife Drive and Knox-Marcellus Marsh Friday afternoon/evening July 18 2014

2014-07-18 Thread David Nicosia
Began on wildlife drive this afternoon (Friday) and came across a small group of shorebirds in the canal on the right before Larue's. This is typically the solitary sandpiper spot and indeed there were 4 SOLITARY SANDPIPERS present with 1 LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 1 SPOTTED SANDPIPER in basic plumage and

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma NWR Wildlife Drive and Knox-Marsellus Jul 18, 2014

2014-07-18 Thread Mike and Joann Tetlow
Dominic Sherony and I had a nice Bittern show at the beginning of the wildlife drive plus 1 bonus American on the edge of the new habitat along the thruway. Nice increase in Short-billed Dowitchers(35) and Stilt Sandpipers(8) at Knox. Only 1 Great Egret though! Puddler's has some mudflats already