Re: [cayugabirds-l] Fwd: feathers from a crime (dinner) scene

2015-03-24 Thread Susan Fast
I thought they looked like Arctic Kite. Nonny  Mouse On Tuesday, March 24, 2015 5:29 PM, Kevin J. McGowan k...@cornell.edu wrote: #yiv0249705726 #yiv0249705726 -- _filtered #yiv0249705726 {font-family:Helvetica;panose-1:2 11 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 4;} _filtered #yiv0249705726

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Fwd: feathers from a crime (dinner) scene

2015-03-24 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
Female Ring-necked Pheasant, or some patterned breed of domestic chicken. Kevin From: bounce-118975882-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-118975882-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Betsy Darlington Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 3:03 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l]

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl Golf Course

2015-03-24 Thread Barbara Bauer
I think the nest and owl can be seen from Cass Park too - from the backstop labelled B2, on the field between the skating rink and the inlet, look directly east. There's a group of three or four conifers, and then one conifer alone just to the right of the group. Behind that conifer is a

[cayugabirds-l] Mallard x Northern Pintail hybrid, Myers Point

2015-03-24 Thread Jay McGowan
All, Livia and I checked Myers Point this morning before work. The dabbler concentration there was stunning, especially off the marina. Still no shovelers or Blue-winged Teal, but the rest of the expected dabblers were all in good numbers. Aythya and other divers are down, and no sign of the

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock

2015-03-24 Thread bob mcguire
Out first American Woodcock of the year began “peenting” tonight. Lots of calls, one “sky dance”, then quiet. Snyder Hill area. We’ve had as many as seven in the neighborhood before. Here’s hoping . . . . Bob McGuire -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] migration tonight

2015-03-24 Thread Dave Nutter
Weather radar for Binghamton shows bird migration tonight. --Dave Nutter -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] migration tonight

2015-03-24 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
Lots of geese still coming over Ithaca now bit all Canadas. In the late afternoon many flocks of 100-200 SNOW GEESE, totaling 2300, passed over Bluegrass Lane in NE Ithaca - I picked out a single, very all ROSS's among the flocks. Ken Sent from my iPhone On Mar 24, 2015, at 11:15 PM, Dave

[cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl Golf Course

2015-03-24 Thread Carl Steckler
great views of Owl high up in tree Grounds keeper asks that you not park on grass Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl Golf Course

2015-03-24 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
Which Golf Course? From: bounce-118975208-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-118975208-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Carl Steckler Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:30 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl Golf Course great views of Owl high up in tree

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl Golf Course

2015-03-24 Thread Donna Scott
Newman -Ithaca City golf cs. Good way to see nest w/o getting in way of traffic or driving on grass: turn off Willow, right onto Pier. Take immediate left onto dirt rd. Drive behind BROWN utility bldg and park facing small assortment of carts lawn grader, etc. look over long handle of orange

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: feathers from a crime (dinner) scene

2015-03-24 Thread Betsy Darlington
Anyone know what these feathers are from? Ruffed Grouse, perhaps, or maybe pheasant? Thanks! Betsy -- Forwarded message -- From: Ruth Mahr ruthm...@gmail.com Date: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 11:31 AM Subject: Fwd: feathers from a crime (dinner) scene To: Betsy Darlington

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese overhead

2015-03-24 Thread Anne Marie Johnson
Just watched four Vs of Snow Geese overhead heading toward Ithaca, beautiful against the blue sky. I thought I spotted a very small goose in one of the flocks, but after getting the binocs, it turned out to be a blue phase whose darker wings blended in with the sky. All the rest of the geese

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl Golf Course

2015-03-24 Thread CFSchmitt
Donna, Thanks for very exacting directions. That's always a big help. Lovely owl soaking up the sunshine in an old Red-tail nest, easy to see through the group of bare trees, northwest from the parking lot. Carol S. Newman -Ithaca City golf cs.  Good way to see nest w/o getting in way