[cayugabirds-l] King Eider

2010-12-07 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg and I were treated to a very good view of the King eider at the mouth of the creek behind the boathouse at Stewart Park from 10:15 to 10:45 this morning. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Lake Ridge Road and Aurora

2011-02-17 Thread Carl Steckler
at Aurora. There is still a large raft ( several hundred) of Redheads with Coots, Common Goldeneyes, and Mallards mixed in and about. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] Bird Feeders

2011-02-18 Thread Carl Steckler
there is not a problem with this. I would like to know if they are actually working, so reports would be nice. I will try and maintain them to the best of my ability and hope they attract some worthwhile birds. Good luck and good birding. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Dresser Road Feeders

2011-03-16 Thread Carl Steckler
It looks like the feeders on Dresser road (off Salt road) have been discovered at last. Spent an jour there from 1:30 to 2:30 PM today. 4 White-brested Nuthatch 6 Blue Jays several Black-capped Chickadee 2 Hairy woodpecker Not the greatest report, but a start. Please report what you see. Carl

[cayugabirds-l] Genung Preserve, Freeville

2011-05-06 Thread Carl Steckler
(photographed) Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (photographed) Blue Jays Catbirds Yellow-rumped Warbler and many birds I did not have enough time to ID or photograph. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthoren Orchard

2011-05-12 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg and I went to Hawthorne orchard today. We didn't see much as we weren't sure where to go exactly. We walked along the recreation way and took a dirt path that came out behind the polo barns. Can someone give us a little more info on this site? We did come up with a mystery bird which I

[cayugabirds-l] Armitage Rd.

2011-06-09 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg and I checked it out around 11:00 and found 2 Prothonotary Warblers, 2 Cerulean Warblers and a Yellow-throated Vireo. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Nesting Waxwing

2011-08-31 Thread Carl Steckler
as if she could care less that I was looking at her babies. From my viewpoint I am able to photograph the nest with out getting too close, so I will keep a photo record. I will keep checking every three days or so and report. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Salt Road feeders

2011-09-13 Thread Carl Steckler
with GPS. Hopefully they will remain through the winter. I will maintain them to the best of my ability, but donations of seed will be gratefully appreciated. Let us know what you see there. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Barn Owl

2011-09-13 Thread Carl Steckler
I am looking for a Barn Owl to photograph. Does anyone know the location of a suitable candidate where I can hopefully wait for an evening appearance? thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Bird vs Wind-turbine ( Very Disturbing)

2011-10-01 Thread Carl Steckler
Caution, this video is very disturbing, but it is a reality. Not for the faint of heart. http://junkscience.com/2011/09/30/video-poll-whacking-birds-by-wind-turbine/#more-3253 Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Saturday in Dryden

2010-10-10 Thread Carl Steckler
On 10/10/2010 10:28 AM, Kevin J. McGowan wrote: An oil leak in my car prevented me from doing the birding I had planned on Saturday and made me head home instead. On the way I made 7 stops at scrubby places around northern Dryden and teased chickadees in hopes they would bring

[cayugabirds-l] Class of 1966 website

2011-02-02 Thread Carl Steckler
Greetings, I would like to invite you to join our class website. Meet old classmates, check on the next reunion or simply share your photos and memories. Go to : http://IthacaHigh1966.myevent.com Sign up and visit. Carl Steckler on behalf of the class of 1966 Reunion Planning Committee

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Decimal degrees

2011-12-18 Thread Carl Steckler
What it really boils down to is how accurate you want to get. I f you start at the extreme 1 second is approximately 90 feet give or take depending on your location. That means that one minute is roughly equal to 5,400 feet and one degree 324,000 feet. So if you take 1/10th of a degree you get

Re: ADMIN: RE: [cayugabirds-l] Bohemian Waxwing Cemetary L.

2012-01-20 Thread Carl Steckler
of the road in the trees. Map coordinates N42 33' 22.1 , W76 20 16.5 Good luck Carl Steckler For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] White-winged Crossbills

2012-01-28 Thread Carl Steckler
On Lick St. (Summerhill) by the triangular gas pipe on the East side in the spruce trees. Flock of about 20-30. 10:30 AM Also if someone finds a Nikon point and shoot camera in that area let me know, Meg lost her's. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor

[cayugabirds-l] Myers' Point

2012-02-23 Thread Carl Steckler
2 Western Griebs, one about 1/4 South and the other about 1/4 mile North of Myers' Point. The one to the North seemed to not have it's neck fully extended except when it dove. This one was also heard calling. Also present were WW Scoter, Red-throated Loons and some Lesser Scoters. Carl Meg

[cayugabirds-l] Gray-crowned Rosy Finch

2012-03-04 Thread Carl Steckler
After obtaining permission to see the GCRF, I plan on going up there tomorrow morning, If anyone would like to ride along give me a call 607 592 8798. I will be leaving from Dryden. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know

[cayugabirds-l] Photographing Woodcocks

2012-03-15 Thread Carl Steckler
Anyone interested in trying to photograph Woodcocks. Let me know, I am willing to try any night. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Photographing Woodcocks

2012-03-16 Thread Carl Steckler
Anyone who is interested in trying to photograph Woodcocks, we will meet at the Lab of O parking lot at 6:30 PM this Saturday evening. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Snipe

2012-03-18 Thread Carl Steckler
Anyone have a good line on where to find a snipe? I would like to find one to photograph. No Snipe Hunts please (?: Thanks Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Genung Nature Preserve

2012-03-25 Thread Carl Steckler
Sparrows. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Hawk Mt.

2012-04-04 Thread Carl Steckler
That would be Sat. April 21st. Carl -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Dorthy Mcilroy Preserve, American Bittern

2012-04-07 Thread Carl Steckler
with a couple of Blue Jays. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Has birding ethics changed?

2012-04-08 Thread Carl Steckler
the real question is how far we go and what we are willing to allow in our pursuit of birding. Remember what was acceptable in Audubon's time? At least we only shoot with cameras. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] George Pond

2012-04-09 Thread Carl Steckler
to inquire as to whether there are any plans and what they are. I will report what I find out. Carl Steckler For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Birding the Basin

2012-04-14 Thread Carl Steckler
Savannah Sparrow Song Sparrow Swamp Sparrow Northern Cardinal Red-winged Blackbird Common Grackle Brown-headed Cowbird House Finch American Goldfinch House Sparrow. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Bittern

2012-04-15 Thread Carl Steckler
As of about 6:00 PM the Bittern was near the entrance of CLO and on the side nearest the road. I did get one good photo as the Bittern took off for higher weeds. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls Snow Buntings

2010-12-29 Thread Carl Steckler
Check at Triphammer Terrace area at 10:00 AM , no redpolls. Moved on to Mount Plesant, no Snow buntings to be seen. Lots of finches and Blue Jays at Lab of O feeders. Now home, shoes off and warm. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] MNWR Shorebird highlights - Tuesday night

2011-07-20 Thread Carl Steckler
OK, it took us a while to finally figure out where Towpath Road was, but where is Puddlers marsh? It isn't on the google map of bird spots. can someone please give us directions? Thanks Carl Meg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Puddler's Marsh

2011-07-20 Thread Carl Steckler
Thanks to all who answered my request. Now that I know where it is, I feel an early morning (read cool) trip. Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] George Road Pond

2012-04-17 Thread Carl Steckler
it will be but a fond memory. On another note, The Town of Dryden is planning a recreational park to the North of the Town Hall and would welcome our input. I will have some more information at the next CBC meeting. Linda? Carl Steckler For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected

[cayugabirds-l] New Feeder birds

2012-04-21 Thread Carl Steckler
After 16 years of having my feeders out on my back deck I just had my first woodpeckers. I have a Downey that keeps returning and a Red-bellied Woodpecker. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[PMX:#] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Renwick vs. Fuertes

2012-05-08 Thread Carl Steckler
it now didn't exist until the early 1960s Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[cayugabirds-l] May 19th CBC Trip

2012-05-19 Thread Carl Steckler
Crested Flycatcher Warbling Vireo Veery Black-throated Green warbler Northern Waterthrush All in all a great day, many thanks to: Suan,Leishmania, Becky, Sue, Clause, Robert, Meg and Rick, great birders. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Spotted Sandpiper Boiceville Pond

2012-05-27 Thread Carl Steckler
I stopped by Boiceville Pond to show Meg this evening and we saw 2 Spotted Sandpipers. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Strange Oriole behavior

2012-06-10 Thread Carl Steckler
While driving around the back roads above Groton I observed an Oriole apparently feed on roadkill. Has anyone else noted this behavior? Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Downey Mother and child

2012-07-12 Thread Carl Steckler
For the past two mornings I have had a pair of Downy Woodpeckers come to my feeders. It is quite obvious that it is the adult mother and fledgling son. The mother pecks at the seed cake and then feeds the son who is quite noisy and insistent. It is real quite a show and I have made videos of

[PMX:#] Re: [cayugabirds-l] plus the hazards of discarded fishing line - a new club project?

2012-08-19 Thread Carl Steckler
the fact that while making signs one would have to look at the photos, I don't think I would care to do so. Carl Steckler For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Hawk Mountain

2012-08-31 Thread Carl Steckler
On Thursday Sept. 20 Meg and I are planning a day trip to Hawk mountain. I have room for two people if anyone is interested. We will leave around 7:00AM and return in the evening. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine

[PMX:#] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hawk Mountain

2012-09-05 Thread Carl Steckler
My mistake, the date is Friday the 21st. not Thursday the 20th. Must learn to read a calendar one of these days. BTW according to the Hawk Mtn. web site it should be pretty good for hawks then. Carl On 8/31/2012 2:16 PM, Carl Steckler wrote: On Thursday Sept. 20 Meg and I are planning a day

[cayugabirds-l] Beauty and the Beak on Video

2012-09-07 Thread Carl Steckler
I don't normally forward this kind of thing, but this is so wonderful I had to share. If you have not seen this please get through the first part which is hard to take. This is just such a great story with a happy ending. Carl Steckler http://vimeo.com/15184546 -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Rufus Hummingbird

2012-10-24 Thread Carl Steckler
Is the Rufus Hummingbird still around? If so can someone give me directions. Thanks Carl -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] OT Springhouse Rd. Dryden

2012-11-01 Thread Carl Steckler
FYI Warning.While parked at the pull-off on Springhouse Rd. this morning to take my dog for a walk, my car was broken into. My binoculars, spotting scope camera and other stuff was stolen. Be careful when you park, don't leave valuables in your car. Even though it is all covered by insurance,

[cayugabirds-l] Nat Geo Birds of Paradise

2012-11-13 Thread Carl Steckler
Has anyone found out what the date and time this is supposed to be on TV? Thanks Carl -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Local Birding

2012-11-18 Thread Carl Steckler
species for a short cold morning jaunt. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls in Dryden Finally

2013-01-07 Thread Carl Steckler
After hearing the rest of the county having Redpolls I finally have some at my feeders here in Dryden. Carl -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[PMX:#] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Birders Hunters on Cayuga Lake

2013-01-07 Thread Carl Steckler
they do. Do you really think we would even have so much to watch if not for those we would oppose? Now getting off my soapbox. Carl Steckler For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Redpolls and Goldfinches

2013-01-18 Thread Carl Steckler
This morning my feeders were inundated with a large flock of Redepolls and Goldfinches. I would estimate 30 -40 of each. First time for large numbers of Redpolls. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam

[cayugabirds-l] Song Sparrows at feeders in Dryden

2013-03-14 Thread Carl Steckler
Many Song Sparrows at my house feeders here in Dryden. Carl -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Red-winged Blackbird

2013-03-24 Thread Carl Steckler
Pleasant surprise this morning to find a male Red-winged Blackbird at my feeders here in Dryden. Carl Steckler -- For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know Unknown Marine Khe Sahn, Vietnam -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] SFO and playback

2013-04-10 Thread Carl Steckler
attention to the important thing, enjoying the birds. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] Audubon's warbler

2013-04-19 Thread Carl Steckler
there. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2

[cayugabirds-l] Ruff

2013-05-15 Thread Carl Steckler
If someone hears of the Ruff being re-found please post. Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] OT Bridge Construction

2013-07-15 Thread Carl Steckler
I just found out that the new bridge on Rt. 13 over Fall creek was raised to accommodate a walking path to Cornell. This sounds like it will open up new places to seek out birds. For once NYSDOT has done us a favor. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker may's Point

2013-08-26 Thread Carl Steckler
or they were taking turns peaking about. We saw two adults flying around and bring food to the nest hole. Great views until it started to pour. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Trip Information

2013-12-08 Thread Carl Steckler
Last year some of us went up near MNWR to see Short-eared Owls. I am thinking that it was at a DEC facility. If any of this rings a bell could you please refresh my memory as to the location? Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] RBA alearts

2013-12-10 Thread Carl Steckler
someone PM me and tell me how to get RBAs? Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

Fwd: Re: [cayugabirds-l] weekend birds, hunting pressure

2013-12-29 Thread Carl Steckler
15-20. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Article about great lakes freezing over

2014-02-09 Thread Carl Steckler
in the area except from 1966- 1972, since 1948 and I have never seen the lake completely freeez over even in the mid 1980s when we had -20 weather for two weeks. Besides, were supposed to be having Global Warming aren't we? :?) Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Kestral vs Merlin ID

2014-02-16 Thread Carl Steckler
Can someone please tell me how to a flying Kestrel from a Merlin ? Meg and I saw what we think were Kestrels , but because of their location could have been Merlins. How does one tell the difference when they are on the wing? thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Kestrel Merlin ID

2014-02-20 Thread Carl Steckler
Thanks to everyone who responded. We think we have a good idea of what to look for, now all we need are the birds. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Aurora Boat House

2014-03-02 Thread Carl Steckler
at the photos today and to my surprise there were White-winged Scoters and a Surf Scoter. Not great shots, but definitely identifiable. Two new life birds for me. As I have said before I only add to my list when I have taken an identifiable photo of the bird, so to me this is a biggie. Carl

[cayugabirds-l] Large flock Snow Buntings

2014-03-04 Thread Carl Steckler
There is a large flock of Snow Buntings in the field at the corner of Rt. 13 and Simms Hill Rd in Dryden, just past Mullen's Body shop. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Extraordinary Trio to Oswego River OOB

2014-03-09 Thread Carl Steckler
. For Meg a life bird, the Harlequin. For me this weekend brought 2 life birds, the Harlequin and the Red-breasted Merganser. What beautiful day and a great trip. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Myers, Salt Point

2014-03-29 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg and I made a quick turn around Salt Point and Myers. The highlights were: Salt Point The bluest Eastern Bluebird I have ever seen, the photo is going into my 5 birds folder for the Jan 2015 meeting Northern Mockingbird Many American Robins Red-winged Blackbirds Several American Wigeon

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Royal Terns at Myer's Spit

2014-04-24 Thread Carl Steckler
. The bill has a dark tip with a little bit of yellow at the very tip. Carl Steckler -- 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] Prarigan

2014-04-26 Thread Carl Steckler
On 4/26/2014 11:49, Ann Mitchell wrote: Willow Prarigan Do you mean /Willow Ptarmigan? Where exactlyt? Carl / / / http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow_Ptarmigan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] House Finch question

2014-05-09 Thread Carl Steckler
On 5/9/2014 09:31, bilba...@pop.lightlink.com wrote: While we have at least 2 pairs of Purple Finches and more Goldfinches than I can easily count, as well as usual numbers of other common species, from what I have noticed we have no House Finches around at all, which is very unusual. Is this

[cayugabirds-l] Am Bittern Wilson North

2014-05-10 Thread Carl Steckler
Am Bittern by benches west of Sherwood platform Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Trip To Watertown to find Ptarmigan

2014-05-19 Thread Carl Steckler
I am thinking of going up to Watertown to find the Willow Ptarmigan and wounder if anyone would like to go along? I can seat 3. Thinking Wed or Thurs unless sightings stop. If interested please e-mail me at c...@cornell.edu. Thanks cark Steckler --- This email is free from viruses and malware

[cayugabirds-l] CBC Field Trip Sat May 31

2014-05-28 Thread Carl Steckler
permitting. You do not have to be a CBC member to come along. Carl Steckler --- This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus protection is active. http://www.avast.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Salmon Creek Bird Santuary

2014-06-04 Thread Carl Steckler
Salmon creek bird sanctuary Lpts of Baltimore Orioles a few Cerulear Warblers, no Cuckoos Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Salmon Creek Bird Santuary

2014-06-04 Thread Carl Steckler
On 6/4/2014 17:14, John Greenly wrote: Yes, this is great news!! there have been none there for a number of years. I've heard none up to now. Can you say exactly where your found them? --John Greenly About 50 feet North of the intersection on he East side. It was there with a Blue-winged

[cayugabirds-l] Kestrel Nest Box Occupied Dryden

2014-06-06 Thread Carl Steckler
there it will be me. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Monk Parakeets

2014-06-26 Thread Carl Steckler
Monk Parakeets Meg and I were treated to a great view of these birds, flying in tandem and adding to their large nest. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Dryden Kestrals

2014-06-28 Thread Carl Steckler
It looks like the Kestrels on Dutcher Rd in Dryden have fledged, but all three are staying in vicinity of the nest box. Good views of all three birds. Carl steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Kestrel update

2014-06-28 Thread Carl Steckler
I just saw two little Kestrel faces peering out of the nest box on Dutcher Rd So there are five in all Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Least Bittern

2014-07-15 Thread Carl Steckler
At least 4 if not 5 Least Bitterns Larues Lagoon MNWR On the right of the drive Moorhens with small chicks on left side of drive opposite lagoon Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Foot Traffic on the Wildlife Drive at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

2014-08-14 Thread Carl Steckler
the viewing public is part of your mandate. Perhaps you should invite some of your users to meet with and comment to your policy makers. Thank you Carl Steckler 607 592 8798 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] RBA text aleart system

2014-08-15 Thread Carl Steckler
Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2

[cayugabirds-l] Black cardinal

2014-08-21 Thread Carl Steckler
this bird? Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Green Heron

2014-08-24 Thread Carl Steckler
Now at Swan Pond Stewart Park East end of pond Carl S -- 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] [OneidaBirds] Stony Point Wheatear - Yes

2014-09-22 Thread Carl Steckler
Can someone give the complete location for this bird? Thanks Carl Steckler On 9/21/2014 17:06, Drew Weber wrote: Address for the wheatear is 11162 Whitney Rd. Still present. Drew Weber drewwe...@gmail.com mailto:drewwe...@gmail.com 484.269.6009 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Wheatear

2014-09-22 Thread Carl Steckler
Anyone from this area going up to see if is still there? Please let me know if you have room. Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] OT: Shutter bruin

2014-11-06 Thread Carl Steckler
Yes...he ate the birdie... -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Avocet

2014-11-08 Thread Carl Steckler
still at marsh in plain sight now -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Avocet MNWR

2014-11-13 Thread Carl Steckler
Avocet still at Eaton Marsh despite snow -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Niagra Falls Birding Trip

2014-11-30 Thread Carl Steckler
When asking Kevin McGowan as to the date of this years trip to Niagara Falls he informed me that he was not leading this years trip. Does anyone know who, if anyone, will be leading this trip? Will there be a trip this year? thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Belle School Rd - CL Basin or Not?

2015-01-03 Thread Carl Steckler
Considering that we accept MNWR as being in the basin isn't it just academic to be asking which side of a road the birds were? Just saying:?) Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Birding information

2015-02-11 Thread Carl Steckler
This may sound a little nit-picky, but when reporting a bird sighting could those reporting please give a location and not use local references or not so well known initials. Some of us flunked Mind Reading 101 (humorous smiley face assumed) Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Coopers Hawk Dryden

2015-02-13 Thread Carl Steckler
Nice Coopers Hawk in my backyard on Simms Hill Rd., Dryden. Making my feeder birds nervous. Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Hawk ID

2015-02-15 Thread Carl Steckler
Going through my photos of Cooper's hawks and Sharp-shinned Hawks I can't decide which is which. If anyone would like to try and help me sort this out please let me know and I will send you copies of the Hawks. Thanks Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] OOB: Harlequin Duck Oswego

2015-03-12 Thread Carl Steckler
The male Harlequin Duck is still hanging around in the Oswego river Very good looks from the parking lot behinde Bridie Manor restaurant just up stream of the first bridge off 481 down town Oswego Carl Meg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[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

[cayugabirds-l] Rde-throated Loon

2015-03-25 Thread Carl Steckler
The Red-throated Loon was still behind the Ithaca farmer's market about 2:00 PM today. Resting in the middle of the Inlet Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] OT.Leupold 19 X 42 Binoculars for sale

2015-03-29 Thread Carl Steckler
Meg has a pair of Lupold 10 X 42 Acadia BX-2 binoculars for sale. She is upgrading. The Lupold is in very good shape. Call me at 607 592 8798 for more information. Carl Steckler -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] rare bird rant

2015-02-27 Thread Carl Steckler
OK, here is the problem I have with eBiird. I just checked for sightings in New York State and the only sighting listed was from Dave Nutter on Feb 22. Nothing since then. I get eBird alerts for Seneca and Cayuga county. What I get are Chipping Sparrow, no Gyrfalcon. Granted eBird is great for

[cayugabirds-l] Snow buntings

2015-03-01 Thread Carl Steckler
hundreds of Snow Buntings Davis Rd Lansing 600 block by large dairy farm -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Ladoga Point

2015-02-21 Thread Carl Steckler
At the risk of showing my ignorance, just where is viewing allowed at Ladoga Point? It looks like the entire site consists of private homes. Just asking Thanks Carl -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

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