Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Mo Barger Rooster Hill Farm
Not sure where you are on S Danby but I strongly agree! We have property on Dry Brook Rd and the raven population is very large around there. As well as barred owls and in the summer, RS Hawks. On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Asher Hockett wrote: In my neighborhood on S

Fwd: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Linda Orkin
Clara, I also wondered how detailed you wanted Raven stories to be. I often take my dog walking in the woods up by the overlooks at Taughannock and Ravens nest in that gorge. One of my delights is hearing them calling to each other as they fly along the river. One day one was

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
Ravens can be bigger than Red-tailed Hawks. See Best, Kevin From: [] On Behalf Of Linda Orkin Sent:

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Rob Blye
Clara, I was a wildlife science major at Cornell from 1968-1972. I spent much time outside birding, hunting, fishing and taking courses all over the southern tier of upstate NY. I do not recall seeing a raven anywhere in the southern tier during my tenure at Cornell. I probably saw or heard

[cayugabirds-l] Thank you for raven help

2014-12-12 Thread Clara MacCarald
Thank you to everyone who wrote to me about their experiences with ravens. I have submitted the article and it should come out in the Finger Lakes Community Newspapers next week. It may be on as early as next Saturday, although sometimes it takes longer for the articles to be posted

[cayugabirds-l] It's sparrow Friday!

2014-12-12 Thread Mo Barger Rooster Hill Farm
Today's visitors include a few American Tree Sparrows and a pair of White Throated Sparrows. They are not usual visitors for me here in the hills of Candor. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Raven inquiry

2014-12-12 Thread Donna Scott
Kevin, thanks for the photos comparing size of Raven with Red Tailed Hawk. The photos in that same album of the LeConte’s Sparrow are wonderful! What a beautiful bird; the feathers on the back are striking. Donna Scott From:

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Gannet - Sodus Point

2014-12-12 Thread Joseph M Wing
This afternoon around 1:45 I briefly saw a non-adult Northern Gannet at Sodus Point. The bird showed its wings, tail, and head proportions well. Was flying to the west, crossed the channel a bit out into the lake. I lost sight of it as it dropped below the horizon. I went to the old light house

[cayugabirds-l] Short-eared Owls and other raptors at Lake Rd. 12/12

2014-12-12 Thread John Confer
Bob and Joan Horn, Karen and John Confer Indian Farm Rd: 1 Red-tailed Hawk, junco, tree Spa, and Horned Larks Poplar Ridge Rd; accipiter and probable N. Harrier Lake Rd/Long Point Winery: from ~~3:00-3:45 and primarily west or toward lake from winery, 1 male Am. Kestrel, 1 light

[cayugabirds-l] geese on the move

2014-12-12 Thread Bill Mcaneny
Lots of Canadas and Snows headed south in mid afternoon today. Big vees. Fairly high up. Crossing rte 89 in vic. of Boy Scout camp, north of Taughannock S.P. Yesterday, about 2pm, a Cooper's hawk flew west over rte 13 and across Wegman's pking lot. Bill McAneny, TBurg -- Cayugabirds-L List

Re: [cayugabirds-l] geese on the move

2014-12-12 Thread Nancy Cusumano
A good sized flock of snow and canada geese at the corner of Perry City and Dubois Rd at 4pm. Both pahses of snow geese there and close to the road. A Harrier flew over my car on Perry City rd just west of Rt 96. Cayuga Dog Rescue has saved more than 475 dogs since 2005. Learn more at

[cayugabirds-l] Short eared owls

2014-12-12 Thread Marty Schlabach
Mary Jean and I had two Short eared owls near the intersection of Rock River Rd and Wycoff Rd in Ovid, about 4:45pm today. Marty === Marty Schlabach 8407 Powell Rd. home 607-532-3467

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Short eared owls

2014-12-12 Thread Tom
I saw one in the wing at about 1530 today, over fields just south of Aurora off NYS Rte 90. I and others have seen SEOs there many times in the past over the years. Has anyone seen them recently near the Evergreen Cemetery W of NYS 34B on the Levana Road in Scipio? Tom V Sent from my iPhone