[cayugabirds-l] Outlet Mall Snowy Owl

2011-12-29 Thread Dave K
At 2:10 PM on lamppost behind Rebook store near Thruway. Pics from 8 AM today perched on lamppost 6 near Old Navy https://picasaweb.google.com/fishwatchers/WaterlooOutletMallSnowyOwl?authkey=Gv1sRgCL28v7b_ooO0nAE# -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] VanCleef Shoveler

2012-01-02 Thread Dave K
Just found (2PM) a Male N.Shoveler on the Village side of Van Cleff Lake in Seneca Falls. Swimming within a few yards from the guard rails, getting out of the wind with some Mallards, ~24 Canada Geese, and one Coot. Beautiful plummage. Pics taken. --

[cayugabirds-l] Van Cleef Shoveler

2012-01-03 Thread Dave K
Suprised to see the Male N. Shoveler on Van Cleef ~9 this morning with about 50 mallards. Van Cleef was duck-free at 4PM last night. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Armitage Rd Eagle Threesome

2012-01-06 Thread Dave K
Have been seeing adult Bald Eagles regularly at Armitage Rd. Two were on the nest a few days ago. Today, for the first time this winter, there were three adults perched together. https://picasaweb.google.com/fishwatchers/ArmitageRdEaglesJan62012?authkey=Gv1sRgCNXP-I2HtOKu0wE#

[cayugabirds-l] NYCC Snowy Owl

2012-02-02 Thread Dave K
Went to NY Chiro College this AM looking for the Snowy Owl. Not found. Talked to Building and Grounds crew who said the owl was there all of last week but has not been seen this week. Spent its time on the far Westside of the campus most often seen on bleachers behind the maintenance building.

[cayugabirds-l] NYCC Snowy Owl

2012-02-05 Thread Dave K
NY Chiropractic Snowy Owl was on the bleachers 8:15 this AM. Far West side of the college campus behind (West of) the tennis courts and the maintenance bldg.. It's a mowed field with soccer goals and a couple of sets of bleachers strewn about. --

[cayugabirds-l] NYCC Snowy Owl

2012-02-07 Thread Dave K
Chiro College grounds crew reports that the Owl was on the bleachers yesterday. Last seen being harassed by three crows and flying over a hedge row. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] re Birding Cayuga Lake area todayā€¸

2012-03-04 Thread Dave K
Tremendous numbers at Knox Marcellus and on the muck south of Rt 31 on Friday. They are still providing spectacular night time flyovers, brightly reflecting the lights of Seneca Falls. Surreal. To: cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Birding Cayuga Lake area today From:

[cayugabirds-l] Tsache Pool - No Egrets

2012-04-19 Thread Dave K
Didn't see any Egrets on Tsache 9:20 -9:40 this AM. Quick check at Mays Point Pool, in bad light looking into the sun, but no suspects there either. Did have a Brown Thrasher fly across the Tsache parking lot and perch on a cut log behind the restroom.

[cayugabirds-l] GooseHaven Cattle Egrets continue

2012-11-01 Thread Dave K
3 Cattle Egrets were in the field on the East side of Rt89 at the intersection of Old Schoolhouse Rd. (1/4 mile South of Lay Rd.) at 1:30 this afternoon. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE

2012-12-10 Thread Dave K
TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE still in same area and very cooperative from 10:30 to 10:45 when I left. Seems to be trying to get Cedar Waxwings out of it's territory and where the waxwings were the TOWNSEND'S SOLITAIRE seemed to follow. -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese Seneca falls

2013-03-08 Thread Dave K
Several hours of Snow Geese heading North over Seneca Falls..big numberscontinuing as of 5:30 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Mays Point Goslings, Cerulean Warblers

2013-05-08 Thread Dave K
A Canada Goose pair with 4 goslings working the grass in the Mays Point observation platform parking lot. Several Cerulean Warblers singing the trees above. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] 2 Am. White Pelicans Knox Marcellus

2013-09-12 Thread Dave K
Lounging with the Cormorant flock at 2PM today. One with dark crown. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Rufous Hummingbird Seneca Falls

2013-10-14 Thread Dave K
Have a Rufous Hummingbird visiting my feeders in Seneca Falls. http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/10276043945/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Ibis Benning

2013-10-17 Thread Dave K
Both Ibis close to road and Benning parking area. One with red eyes, one dark eyes (juv?) http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Falls Hummingbird

2013-10-29 Thread Dave K
Despite 25 degree temps this morning and a banding attempt yesterday, the hummingbird continues to visit our feeders on Mynderse St.. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] KM Sandhill Cranes

2013-11-10 Thread Dave K
Late Saturday afternoon there were 31 Sandhill Cranes on Knox Marcellus viewing from East Rd.. Seneca Falls Hummingbird passed one month at our feeders. Hoping for another banding attempt this week. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Falls Hbird

2013-11-17 Thread Dave K
The Seneca Falls Hummingbird was banded Saturday afternoon. Determined to be a hatch year, female Rufous, weighing 3.7 ounces. The bird was back at the feeder about an hour after being released (after banding) and has been at the feeders through the day today.

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Falls Hbird correction-grams not ounces

2013-11-17 Thread Dave K
The Seneca Falls Hummingbird was banded Saturday afternoon. Determined to be a hatch year, female Rufous, weighing 3.7 grams. The bird was back at the feeder about an hour after being released (after banding) and has been at the feeders through the day today.

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Falls Rufous Hbird

2013-12-05 Thread Dave K
The Rufous was last seen ~9AM Tuesday AM...after 3 full days, I think it's safe to assume it has moved on. I'll post if it is seen again. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owls

2013-12-06 Thread Dave K
~2PM today, 4 Snowy Owls on the North side of RT 31...easily viewed from the potato building. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Seneca Falls

2013-12-07 Thread Dave K
3:15 Snowy Owl 50 yards East of runway Finger Lakes (Seneca Falls) Airport Martin Rd. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Aunkst Rt 96 Snowy Owl

2013-12-09 Thread Dave K
Found owl near lean to/shed ~1PM today. One tenth mile North of Aunkst, West side of Rt96. http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/11295594476/ A Raven at Seybolt and Canoga Rd at 1:30 http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/11295583536/ --

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Kuneytown

2013-12-16 Thread Dave K
3PM today...South of Seneca Falls. Field on West side of Seybolt Rd. ~100 yards South of Kuneytown Rd.. Saw Owl on Seybolt Rd telephone pole for a second before it flew to field. Photo of bird in flight gives proximity to farm on North side of field.

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Seybolt Rd Seneca Falls

2013-12-17 Thread Dave K
On crown of field on West side of Seybolt Rd. straight West from the intersection of Williamson. ~1/2 mi North of yesterdays sighting. http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/11424089956/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Seybolt Seneca Falls

2013-12-18 Thread Dave K
Seybolt Rd. sighting again...in field, on 'gas well' ~100 yards West of Seybolt and Reese Rd. http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/11440371533/ A banded Kestrel nearby... http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/11440374753/

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owls (2) Martin Rd and Seybolt Rd

2013-12-28 Thread Dave K
1:05 PM today..Snowy Owl on Lott Farm easily viewed from Martin Rd. 1:20..Snowy Owl in field West side of Seybolt just North of Reese. Northwest of 'gas well'. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Injured/ill Snowy Owl Seneca Falls

2014-01-26 Thread Dave K
Sunday 10:15AM Ridge Rd. 1/2 mile South of the intersection of Ridge/Hoster/Kuneytown Rds...just South of large silos on East side of Ridge.on snow very close to road. Alive but appears injured or sick. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Sumo Mallards

2014-01-26 Thread Dave K
Two drake Mallards square off head to head like Whitetail bucks on Canoga Spring South of Seneca Falls. At first the male on the right has the upper hand but the one on the left turns it around.http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/12160883403/ --

[cayugabirds-l] Frozen Bill Canada Goose

2014-01-28 Thread Dave K
Something else I have never seen before.. a Canada Goose with its bill glazed over with ice. Seen with 8 Mute Swans at Mud Lock this afternoon. http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/12196558955/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Grey Body Canada Goose

2014-03-15 Thread Dave K
While looking for the Gyrfalcon, came across an odd Canada Goose in with other Canadas..first it was in the field West of Seybolt and Cemetary.then it moved to the field South of Martin and West of Seybolt http://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/13176762095/

[cayugabirds-l] New Osprey nest Towpath Rd.

2014-05-02 Thread Dave K
~50 or so yards from start of Towpath.pole #565. A lot of progress in just two days. https://flic.kr/p/nr2vH3 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] MNWR Grebe vs Bullhead

2014-05-06 Thread Dave K
Today at MNWR auto loop https://flic.kr/p/nvXS6w -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Goslings this AM Auto Loop MNWR

2014-05-09 Thread Dave K
One bunch at Larues another near first turn. https://flic.kr/p/nxHyLg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Wilsons Phalarope MNWR Visitor Center

2014-05-19 Thread Dave K
Got word of two Wilsons Phalarope at the MNWR visitor center. I saw one at 3 pm. https://flic.kr/p/nEJXvb A Baltimore Oriole is building a nest 30 yards East (toward river) of the Red-Headed WP cavity. Hanging directly over the double yellow line of road.https://flic.kr/p/nGJpwF

[cayugabirds-l] Avocets 11:15 AM Knox-Marcellus

2014-10-06 Thread Dave K
Avocets continue todayresting on North end of Knox-Marcellus -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] 49 Sandhill Cranes continue on KM

2014-10-29 Thread Dave K
The 49 Sandhill Cranes were all together for a time just before Noon today on Knox Marcellus https://flic.kr/p/pzjQE6 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Two Ibis on Shorebird Flats

2014-10-31 Thread Dave K
The Ibis continue on Shorebird Flats 10AM today just before the Auto Loop turns left. https://flic.kr/p/pThbsy https://flic.kr/p/pSYb6g https://flic.kr/p/pANP1d -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Sandhill Crane count 81 Knox Marcellus

2014-11-25 Thread Dave K
81 Sandhill Cranes seen from stationary location on East Rd. 57 in view across Southern half of KM + 24 (max count) more in Southwest corner near dike. The pic that has the house (on East Rd) in view taken from Towpath to show location of 24. Actual number likely higher.

[cayugabirds-l] 84 Sandhill Cranes Knox Marcellus

2014-12-05 Thread Dave K
/105424358@N06/15768045830; title=Sandhill Cranes 84 12-5-14 Knox Marcellus by Dave K, on Flickr/a -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Glaucous Gull Van Cleef Lake Seneca Falls

2015-01-03 Thread Dave K
Glaucous Gull on Van Cleef Lake, Seneca Falls, around Noon today https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/16186225385 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon Seneca Falls

2015-01-29 Thread Dave K
~10:20 this morning while heading South on 414, I saw what looked to be a Peregrine chasing through some residential pines on the West side of the road. I went back North for a look and it luckily landed on a nearby telephone pole. Turned out to be a Gyrfalcon. It managed to sit still for a

[cayugabirds-l] Iceland Gull Seneca Falls

2015-01-11 Thread Dave K
Iceland Gull on Van Cleef Lake 10 AM today https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/16253804071 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Falls Airport Snowy Owl

2015-01-09 Thread Dave K
Seneca Falls AirportSnowy Owl seen ~ Noon today..looking North from Martin RdEast of runway on field seam near fenced antenna. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/15616916854 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Martin Rd Seneca Falls

2015-01-04 Thread Dave K
~50 yards East of the airport runway ~8AM today https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/16009994547 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Still 3 Snowy Owls Martin Rd Seneca Falls

2015-03-29 Thread Dave K
All 3 were seen from Martin Rd at 9:30 AM today. One was West of Thorpe Rd in the Lott Farm block and two were West of Hoster with one quite close. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/16965780361 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon, no

2015-03-02 Thread Dave K
I don't know if the eBird sightings are up to date but the last Gyrfalcon in Seneca County was reported on Feb 24th. The Ulster County NY bird, which was reported well over 100 times since Feb 6th, has not been reported since Feb 28th. The Ontario Canada LaFleche Landfill bird, reported over 50

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Shorebirds

2015-05-15 Thread Dave K
The shorebird show continues on the drying main pool at MNWR. Big numbers include Dunlin, Dowitchers, Plovers. Best viewing ~5PM was 50 yards beyond the end of Larues. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/17515824568 https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/17676730556

[cayugabirds-l] 20+ Black-crowned Night Herons Towpath this AM

2015-04-16 Thread Dave K
Along dike to the North of the beginning of Towpath. More than a dozen were already in flight when I looked North, another (at least) 8 remained perched a href=https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/17168232291 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] 4 Snowy Owls Seneca Falls this AM

2015-04-02 Thread Dave K
There were 4 Snowy Owls seen from Martin Rd 10AM today. One on Lott farm West of Thorpe Rd and 3 on the Martin/Farron block.. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/16985093816 https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/17011104975

[cayugabirds-l] FYI Rt 89 Bridge closing

2015-06-26 Thread Dave K
The bridge between Mays Pt Pool and East Rd will close on June 29th for repairs. Reports say it will remain closed for 3 months. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sandhill Colt continues at KM

2015-06-19 Thread Dave K
Two Sandhill Cranes with one colt seen feeding below the Knox Marcellus overlook this AM https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/18339973223 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] 3 Red-headed Woodpeckers Mays Point

2015-05-24 Thread Dave K
At least 3 adult Red-headed Woodpeckers at Mays Point this AM https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/17420986724 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Phalarope, Cranes/colt Knox Marcellus 7-26

2015-07-27 Thread Dave K
Found a Wilson's Phalarope Sunday 5-5:30Pm on Knox Marcellus. Distant pics. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/19867437318/in/datetaken-public/ Sandhill Cranes with colt seen taking short flight. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/19867554520/in/datetaken-public/ --

[cayugabirds-l] Auto Loop Gull

2015-07-23 Thread Dave K
3 distant pics at https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/19947813325/in/datetaken-public/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Cinnamon Teal LaRue's

2015-11-03 Thread Dave K
The Cinnamon Teal was more cooperative at ~10AM today. Still sticking to the East side but in the open. Some pics start at https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/22763516091/in/datetaken-public/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Larue's Teal

2015-11-05 Thread Dave K
The Teal was active ~10 AM. Some pics with a bit of cloud cover at https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/22807958255/in/datetaken-public/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Hat found East Rd

2015-08-25 Thread Dave K
Maybe someone on the dike walk lost it? -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit 11:30AM Eaton Marsh

2015-09-25 Thread Dave K
Feeding actively in last pond before the bend. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/21085691123/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] 2nd Snowy Owl Seneca Falls Seybolt Rd

2015-12-13 Thread Dave K
There is a 2nd Snowy Owl Seneca Falls on gas well in field West side Seybolt Rd near Reese Rd https://flic.kr/p/Bc2Gbr Snowy Owl 12-15-15 Seybolt Rd [https://farm1.staticflickr.com/700/23097298613_6b4d0b77e4_b.jpg] -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Falls Snowy Owl Martin Rd

2015-12-13 Thread Dave K
A Snowy Owl is perched on a hay wagon in the field South side of Martin Rd adjacent Lott Farm, 9AM today. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/23094987973/; title="Snowy Owl 12-13-15 Martin Rd">https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5720/23094987973_59453c9a38_b.jpg; width="1024" height="678"

[cayugabirds-l] Shorebird flyby MNWR Visitor Center

2016-03-25 Thread Dave K
At 10:30 this AM, there was a flock of 29 shorebirds that buzzed the Visitor Center pond and landed well West of the berm. They were by me before I could get a pic but the were long winged, with apparent white tail and had a halting wing beat. My guess would be Gr Yellow Legs but hope for ID.

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Egret Eaton Marsh

2016-04-29 Thread Dave K
Still Feeding actively 10:50AM Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Tsache Eurasian Wigeon and Goslings

2016-04-29 Thread Dave K
This AM, the continuing Eurasian Wigeon made a close flyby before landing in a mixed flock North of the tower on the East shore of Tsache. The first Canada Goose goslings I've seen this year made an appearance...

[cayugabirds-l] Videos Snowy Egret Eaton Marsh

2016-04-29 Thread Dave K
https://flic.kr/p/Gw56M4 https://flic.kr/p/GcHRws Snowy Egret 4-26-16 Eaton MarshMNWR [https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1532/26386918370_b19b812f33_b.jpg] Snowy Egret 4-26-16 Eaton Marsh MNWR

[cayugabirds-l] Prothonotary warbler

2016-05-06 Thread Dave K
Armitage Rd usual spotnow Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Willet

2016-05-01 Thread Dave K
Willet on Eaton with 18 Dowitchers until 3:45 when they flew off to the South. Maybe to visitors center. Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Egrets KM

2016-05-28 Thread Dave K
There are 2 snowy egrets feeding in the center of Knox Marcellus 11 a.m. Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Garganey from Towpath

2016-06-08 Thread Dave K
2 pics of Garganey in flight taken from Towpath ~10:40 AM today. Flying West with a male Blue-winged Teal.may have landed in the wet spot below the newly built house. Will look again later today. https://flic.kr/p/HPjop5 Garganey 6-8-16 Towpath Rd

[cayugabirds-l] Stilt present 10:40

2016-06-20 Thread Dave K
Loafing with Wigeon on mudflat West edge middle KnoxMarcellua Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread Dave K
On the Eastern end of Eaton Marsh this AM, Kingbirds were defending against an Osprey. It's the first time I've seen the Kingbirds red crown which, apparently, they use in this situation. https://flic.kr/p/K6Q3AJ https://flic.kr/p/K6NNDN

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owls Seybolt and Hoster Rd

2017-02-06 Thread Dave K
This afternoon, in addition to the Seybolt & Reese Rd Snowy Owl, there was a second Owl being harassed by crows on Hoster Rd just South of Martin. It was chased South. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/32600736852/in/datetaken-public/lightbox/ [X]Snowy Owl harassed by crows 2-6-17

[cayugabirds-l] Seybolt Rd Shrikes and caterpillars

2017-01-27 Thread Dave K
Both Seybolt Rd N.Shrikes were actively feeding on green caterpillars this AM. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/31711830624/in/datetaken-public/ [X]Northern Shrike with caterpillar 1-27-17 Seybolt Rd

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese Knox Marcellus ~4PM today

2017-02-23 Thread Dave K
A lot of Snow Geese on KM this afternoon.. Looking at the birds in the air and on the water, easily 500,000 but maybe twice that. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/32263181073/in/datetaken-public/ [X]Snow Geese 2-23-17 East

[cayugabirds-l] Ruddy Turnstone MNWR visitor center pond

2016-09-02 Thread Dave K
Close looks South end of deck. 10AM Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] MNWR Visitor center pond

2016-09-02 Thread Dave K
This morning the Visitor Center pond held the Ruddy Turnstone plus Pectoral SP, Least SP, Solitary SP, both Yellowlegs and a variety of ducks. If the pond has only been filled for a couple of days, this is a good start. https://flic.kr/p/LFGmz2

[cayugabirds-l] MNWR Visitor Center 9/6

2016-09-06 Thread Dave K
Yellowlegs yes.Turnstone no https://flic.kr/p/KZUEU7 [https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8500/28878657974_23d0b2227c_b.jpg][https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8500/28878657974_23d0b2227c_b.jpg] -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Turnstone continues

2016-09-04 Thread Dave K
Middle shelf of pond Visitors Center -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Hybrid Wigeon MNWR

2016-10-08 Thread Dave K
~10AM today a Hybrid Wigeon was seen in the Wigeon/Coot flock at the start of the Main Pool open water. A/the Eurasion Wigeon was nearby. https://flic.kr/p/MX3dWJ [X]Wigeon hybrid 10-8-16 MNWR Auto Loop

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Booby continues.....pics

2016-09-21 Thread Dave K
The Brown Booby continues on Buoy 49. Pics at https://flic.kr/p/Mkj124 [X]Brown Booby 9-21-16 Cayuga Lake St Park

[cayugabirds-l] Brown booby yes 8:30am

2016-09-18 Thread Dave K
On bouy 49 in channel East of Cayuga Lake State Park -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Booby and boats

2016-09-18 Thread Dave K
When we got to the lake this AM the Cayuga Lake SP boat launch had 40 empty boat trailers (fishing derby) in the parking lot. Thought the boat traffic may have moved the Booby. Scanned the buoys and lake without luck on until stopping at the South end of Lower Lake Rd. Found the Booby inflight

[cayugabirds-l] Greater White-fronted Geese 11-6-16 Seneca Lake St Park

2016-11-06 Thread Dave K
3 Greater White-fronted Geese in with Canada Geese on North shore of Seneca Lake St Park today. https://flic.kr/p/MZdx38 [X]Greater White-fronted Geese 11-6-16 Seneca Lake St Park [https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5827/30183540583_e351857b44_b.jpg]

[cayugabirds-l] Cattle Egret MNWR Auto Loop

2016-11-04 Thread Dave K
As reported, a Cattle Egret was fearlessly working the strip between the road and Eaton Marsh ~5PM today. The cattle at Goosehaven were moved to another field this afternoon and I only saw 2 egrets there (7 earlier). https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/30780525075/in/datetaken-public/

[cayugabirds-l] Great Black-backed gull kills Redhead

2016-11-18 Thread Dave K
Observed a Great Black-backed Gull taking a Redhead at Seneca Lake State Park yesterday morning. The picknit video is ~1 minute and the actual event time span was just under 15 minutes. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/31047214256/in/datetaken/ [X]Great Black-backed Gull kills

[cayugabirds-l] Seybolt Shrikes

2016-12-07 Thread Dave K
Both Seybolt Rd Shrikes were active this AM 11:30-11:45. The Shrike South of Seybolt/Canoga Rds was perched on a wire and eventually flew to the scrubby thicket to the EastSouthEast. The Shrike at the Bait Ponds moved from perch to perch.

[cayugabirds-l] Gulls on Van Cleef Lake Seneca Falls

2016-12-17 Thread Dave K
Between 2 & 3 this Afternoon, there were good numbers of gulls on the ice wrapping the shoreline of Van Cleef Lake. Close views including Iceland (5), Glaucous (2), and Lesser Black-backed (4). Pics at https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/31561200632/in/datetaken-public/ [X]Iceland

[cayugabirds-l] Two N. Shrike Seybolt Rd Seneca Falls today

2016-11-30 Thread Dave K
Found the first on a wire ~25yards South of Seybolt and Canoga Rds ~2:55PM. It flew down as I passed and came up with prey. It perched for a minute in the tree on the East side of road and then flew low to the East. I continued to the bait ponds and another was perched on a low bush.

[cayugabirds-l] Seybolt Shrikes continue this AM

2016-12-02 Thread Dave K
A N. Shrike is hunting from the wires at the (Southern) intersection of Seybolt and Canoga Rd. Another is hunting at the Bait ponds. Both are very active and are steadily taking greenish caterpillars. Some pics at https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/31232620312/in/datetaken-public/

[cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon confirmed

2017-01-05 Thread Dave K
Last seen headed West from Thorpe Rd (just 100yrds South of Peterman) toward North/middle of Lott Farm. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/32124104645/in/datetaken-public/ [X]Gyrfalcon 1-5-17 Thorpe Rd

[cayugabirds-l] 3rd Snowy Owl Lott Farm Seneca falls

2017-01-04 Thread Dave K
A third Snowy Owl is on the Northern edge of Lott Farm 3:15PM. 100 yards East of the Northernmost Rt414 entrance. There are two on the West side of the airport runway https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/31296746543/in/datetaken-public/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Compiled pics of 1-5-17 Gyrfalcon/Owl Thorpe Rd

2017-01-08 Thread Dave K
When I got the camera up, the Gyrfalcon had just finished a pass at the owl and was turning to go again. It made another pass and then perched on the pole for a few minutes before heading to Lott Farm. With the number of birders looking for the Gyrfalcon without much luck, I wonder if it was

[cayugabirds-l] Owl/Falcon

2017-01-05 Thread Dave K
While observing the owl on Thorpe Road it was attacked buy a falcon it appeared to be as large as the owl or nearly and they have been a gyrfalcon will review photos and update Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Martin Rd Seneca Falls

2016-12-21 Thread Dave K
11:15 this AM, NorthWest of the Martin/Farron intersection near the fenced antennae. Pic at https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/31414327780/in/datetaken-public/ [X]Snowy Owl 12-21-16 Martin and Farron Rds

[cayugabirds-l] Wild Turkey fight

2017-03-29 Thread Dave K
These two Toms were between Rt96 and the Seneca Depot fence this AM, oblivious to the traffic zooming by a few feet away. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/33568506032/in/datetaken-public/ [X]Turkey Tussle 3-29-17 RT96 Seneca

[cayugabirds-l] cattle egret

2017-04-21 Thread Dave K
There is a cattle Egret near the pond by the rec center New York State Chiropractic College 10 a.m. this morning Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Stilt and Pelican continue

2017-04-21 Thread Dave K
The stilt is 75 yards east of the potato building near the dike the Pelicans are just south of the goose decoy spread 10:30 a.m. Friday -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Cattle Egret continues

2017-04-22 Thread Dave K
The Cattle Egret at the NY Chiropractic College continues this AM. Still relating to the golf course pond. https://www.flickr.com/photos/105424358@N06/33796718010/in/datetaken-public/ [X]Cattle Egret 4-21-17 NYCC

[cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon Seybolt and Reese

2017-03-05 Thread Dave K
Just West of gas well blocks 9:00AM Sent from Huawei Mobile -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

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