[cayugabirds-l] Howland Island report

2020-05-23 Thread Sandra Lynn Babcock
With the helpful guidance of many of you who responded to my query, I was able to bird Howland Island on Thursday, after a stop to see the prothonotary warbler at Armitage Road (a lifer! Yay!). I did not see the same numbers of warblers that had been reported a few days earlier (no Cape Mays,

[cayugabirds-l] possible Bicknell's Thrush, Deer Creek Marsh, Oswego County

2020-05-23 Thread Mickey Scilingo
I ran into this thrush at the Deer Creek Marsh WMA on Sunday morning, May 23 that I am fairly certain is a Bicknell's Thrush.  I pasted a link to my eBird checklist below which has some photos, my thoughts and a small section of a recording that I tried to make of the bird's song. 

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Big brown bats .. Union Springs

2020-05-23 Thread Geo Kloppel
Mine (West Danby) came out moments ago, at 8:52 pm. Only one so far... -Geo > On May 22, 2020, at 10:11 PM, John and Fritzie Blizzard > wrote: > > At 7:30 this evening I saw a big brown bat flying around the spruce tree in > front of the house. I probably missed seeing the 2nd one because I

[cayugabirds-l] Loon kills eagle (in Maine)

2020-05-23 Thread Magnus Fiskesjo
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52779727 -- Magnus Fiskesjö, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Cornell University McGraw Hall, Room 201. Ithaca, NY 14853, USA E-mail: magnus.fiske...@cornell.edu, or: n...@cornell.edu Affiliations at Cornell University, WWW:

[cayugabirds-l] Prolonged Period of South Winds Tonight through Wednesday Night

2020-05-23 Thread David Nicosia
All, Beginning tonight and lasting right through at least Wednesday night, we will see southerly winds in central NY. I expect a lot of nocturnal migration each night. Temperatures also are expected to be in the 70s Sunday and Monday and 80s Tuesday-Thursday. I can see a rapid period of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Prolonged Period of South Winds Tonight through Wednesday Night

2020-05-23 Thread Peter Saracino
Thanks for the heads-up Dave! Pete Saracino On Sat, May 23, 2020, 7:00 PM David Nicosia wrote: > All, > > Beginning tonight and lasting right through at least Wednesday night, we > will see southerly winds in central NY. I expect a lot of nocturnal > migration each night. Temperatures also are

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Big brown bats .. Union Springs

2020-05-23 Thread Ken Haas
My BBB just made it’s first appearance tonight, too! Always glad to see it. Ken Haas Mecklenberg > On May 23, 2020, at 8:59 PM, Geo Kloppel wrote: > > Mine (West Danby) came out moments ago, at 8:52 pm. Only one so far... > > -Geo > >> On May 22, 2020, at 10:11 PM, John and Fritzie