Re: [cayugabirds-l] Renwick versus Fuertes

2013-05-14 Thread Diane Morton
in his honor. So it would seem that either name could be used, with Fuertes Sanctuary dating from 1927. Diane Morton On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 6:18 AM, Meena Madhav Haribal m...@cornell.eduwrote: Hi all, Now I am curious to know why was it named Renwick Woods? Who was Renwick? Must have done

[cayugabirds-l] Lindsay Parsons Biodiversity Preserve, Sat AM

2013-05-18 Thread Diane Morton
the spotting scope! We never ran into another person while at the preserve for several hours. And as we left, Ken spotted a GREAT EGRET on the pond across the road from the preserve. Good Birding, Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Barred Owl at Severinghaus, SSW

2013-05-30 Thread Diane Morton
We had great looks at a very vocal BARRED OWL, 8:40 p.m. Severinghaus trail, approaching Sapsucker Woods Road. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Cerulean Warbler? N Park Preserve to Hammond Hill

2013-06-08 Thread Diane Morton
. Have others heard/seen Ceruleans there? Here is a link to the recording--sorry that the quality is poor and very faint. Can someone either confirm this as Cerulean, or let us know if it is something else? Thanks, Diane Morton Ken Kemphues Sharing sounds is new to us-- not sure how to prevent

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cerulean Warbler? N Park Preserve to Hammond Hill

2013-06-08 Thread Diane Morton
. It stutters in the middle like a Cerulean but ends by going very high at the end - almost off the audible scale for most of us - rather than ending with a loud zreee The habitat is right for Blackburnian up there As well. Ken Sent from my iPhone On Jun 8, 2013, at 12:30 PM, Diane Morton

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Goshawk-- Bald Hill Rd.

2013-06-23 Thread Diane Morton
in the Danby State Forest, just beyond the bog as the road begins to enter denser forest. Diane Morton Ken Kemphues -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] white mystery bird

2014-02-23 Thread Diane Morton
was taken in the Elmira area this week. Can anyone help us identify this bird? Thanks very much, Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re:[cayugabirds-l] white mystery bird

2014-02-23 Thread Diane Morton
Thanks to all who responded to our query on the all-white bird. The consensus is that it is a House Sparrow. On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 1:38 PM, Diane Morton dianegmor...@gmail.comwrote: A friend of my husband, Ken, sent him this photo to ask him to identify the white bird on the fence

[cayugabirds-l] Lost camera at Swan Pen

2014-04-20 Thread Diane Morton
it was missing until after noon). If anyone found the camera, I'd be grateful to get it back. email me offlist @ dianegmor...@gmail.com. Highlights of Stewart Park included one Palm Warbler, several Yellow-rumped Warblers and Blue-gray Gnatcatchers. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Camera Found!

2014-04-20 Thread Diane Morton
Hi everyone, Ken found my camera-- in the car with the flat tire after all!! Diane -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Chimney Swifts at Belle Sherman

2014-05-01 Thread Diane Morton
Approx 100 Chimney Swifts circling over Belle Sherman School. 8:15 pm. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] White-eyed Vireo still present at Sherwood Platform + Nashville Warbler

2014-05-05 Thread Diane Morton
to spend more time there-- Diane Morton -- 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

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Parula at Sapsucker Woods

2014-05-06 Thread Diane Morton
Saw a nice variety of warblers at Sapsucker Woods this evening, including a beautiful Northern Parula, FOY for us. There were also plenty of Yellow, Palm, and Yellow-rumped warblers, one Black-and-white, an American Redstart, and at the Sherwood Platform, a Common Yellowthroat. Diane Ken --

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Support NW Refuges

2014-08-05 Thread Diane Morton
attach to your binoculars' strap or use as a key chain (order form online). Sales of the stamps raises millions each year for wildlife habitat. Diane Morton On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Donna Scott dls...@me.com wrote: Have all you birders considered buying a duck stamp to help Pay for all

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Foot traffic and impact

2014-08-05 Thread Diane Morton
Meena, The duck stamp sales go DIRECTLY to the National Wildlife Refuge system. $15 of your tax money would have only a tiny fraction supporting the refuge system. Mostly, it is the duck hunters who fund the refuge system through the purchase of duck stamps. Birders who enjoy the NWRs might also

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Today's Knox-Marsellus foray onto dikes

2014-09-22 Thread Diane Morton
=https://www.flickr.com/photos/dgmorton/15133382240; title=Immature Long-billed and Short-billed Dowitchers, Montezuma NWR 9-21-2014 by Diane Morton, on Flickrimg src= https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3910/15133382240_1883f787f3.jpg; width=500 height=286 alt=Immature Long-billed and Short-billed Dowitchers

[cayugabirds-l] Myers Pt and Long Pt

2014-10-25 Thread Diane Morton
Ken and I went out along the lake this morning, stopping at East Shore Park, Myers Pt and Long Point. A single BRANT and a COMMON LOON were out on the water at East Shore Park, but we did not find any Scoters. At Myers Point, the PURPLE SANDPIPER was still busily probing away, this time out near

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club field trip report Jan 24

2015-01-24 Thread Diane Morton
that Ken and I have led. We very much enjoyed the company of everyone in the group! Diane Morton Ken Kemphues -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] possible change of CBC field trip date from Jan 25 to Jan 24

2015-01-20 Thread Diane Morton
trip starting at 8 AM. We will be making stops along the lake and will also look for Snow Buntings, Horned Larks and Lapland Longspurs in the King Ferry area. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mt. Pleasant Buntings

2015-01-17 Thread Diane Morton
There are also flocks of Snow Buntings and Horned Larks today at Mahaney Rd, King Ferry (near Belltown Dairy). Flying around, but very difficult to spot when they land in the snowy corn stubble. Diane Morton On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 12:41 PM, Gary Kohlenberg jg...@cornell.edu wrote: I found

[cayugabirds-l] CBC field trip date changed to Saturday, June 24

2015-01-22 Thread Diane Morton
questions-- contact Diane at dianegmor...@gmail.com. -Diane Morton Ken Kemphues -- 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] Field trip JAN 24 not JUNE 24

2015-01-22 Thread Diane Morton
The field trip will, of course, be this Saturday, January 24-- not in June! I sent out a corrected post, but for some reason it has not yet gone through. Diane -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] CBC field trip date changed to Saturday, Jan 24

2015-01-22 Thread Diane Morton
Okay, I don't know how I wrote June instead of Jan (twice!) but the field trip will be this Saturday!! Diane On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 11:13 AM, Diane Morton dianegmor...@gmail.com wrote: The weather forecast continues to look better for a birding field trip on Saturday than on Sunday. So

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Lapland Longspur

2015-02-01 Thread Diane Morton
100s of Horned Larks and Snow Buntings and at least 2 Lapland Longspurs in this field at 10:20 am today. A red- tailed hawk occasionally comes by and scatters all these birds and the 100 or so crows. But the birds come back. -Diane Ken On Thursday, January 29, 2015, Dave Nutter

[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine at Bradfield Hall

2015-01-10 Thread Diane Morton
A peregrine falcon is again on the east side of Bradfield Hall on Cornell Campus ( very tall brick building on tower rd). The peregrine is in the sun, eating a bird. 8:35am. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] 2 Peregrine falcons on west side of Bradfield Hall

2015-01-13 Thread Diane Morton
Two peregrine falcons on the same ledge, SW corner of Bradfield Hall. In the sunshine. Best seen from the West.(Might be a good scope view from Dave N's yard!) 2:55 pm. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Clay-colored Sparrow on Cornell Campus

2015-05-06 Thread Diane Morton
the opportunity to see this sparrow. Diane Morton -- 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] Warbler that sounds like Golden-winged

2015-05-17 Thread Diane Morton
to see the Acadian Flycatcher singing; an unseen Winter Wren was singing from the same area. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] 13 Bonaparte's Gulls at Stewart Park

2015-04-07 Thread Diane Morton
Looking north from the Swan Pen, Ken and I saw 13 Bonaparte's Gulls swooping over the lake. At least one is transitioning to a dark facial plumage pattern. 8:40 am Diane -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Vesper and other Sparrows on Burdick Hill Rd

2015-04-08 Thread Diane Morton
Tuesday evening Ken and I went over to Burdick Hill Rd with the hope of finding Eastern Meadowlarks. We ran into Bob Horn who pointed us to a section of the road where he had just photographed a Savannah Sparrow. There were many Song Sparrows flying between the shrubs and the edge of the

[cayugabirds-l] Great Egret at Sapsucker Woods 6-13

2015-06-13 Thread Diane Morton
feeder area). Later I went to get my camera for a photo, but the bird was no longer at this spot. I hope it returns! Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit at Eaton Marsh on Saturday

2015-09-27 Thread Diane Morton
. It was a good day to be out birding! Diane Morton -- 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] Montezuma Muckrace this weekend

2015-09-18 Thread Diane Morton
art of our team's efforts or any other team, or even no team at all, you can do that at the Friends of Montezuma website: http://friendsofmontezuma.org/projects-programs/muckrace/ . Thanks! Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWE

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Newsletter

2016-01-03 Thread Diane Morton
there if you don't see it. Past Cayuga Bird Club Newsletters can be viewed at http://www.cayugabirdclub.org/newsletters. Happy New Year! Diane Morton Cayuga Bird Club Newsletter Editor -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Rough-legged Hawk

2016-01-09 Thread Diane Morton
Rough-legged hawk at Scofield Road 10:40 am -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Field Trip Saturday, February 20

2016-02-16 Thread Diane Morton
Diane Morton and Ken Kemphues will lead a Cayuga Bird Club field trip this Saturday morning, 8 am to noon. Meet at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology parking lot. We will stop at a few spots along Cayuga Lake to look for ducks and other waterfowl and will also look for wintering field birds

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip 2-20-16

2016-02-20 Thread Diane Morton
Eight people joined Ken and me for a half-day field trip to look for birds on the lake and in the fields of Lansing. It was a gorgeous day! So different from our windy and freezing scouting day. Today the sky was blue, the light was excellent, and temperature rose into the upper 50’s by the end

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2016-03-19 Thread Diane Morton
A perched osprey perched in a tree above the lake, village of Cayuga. Seen from rte 90 NW of blinking light. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip this Sunday, May 1

2016-04-26 Thread Diane Morton
Join Meena Haribal on Sunday, May 1, for a half day trip to local areas to look for new migrants and old residents. We might end the day with Woodcocks. This trip will be from 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Meet at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology parking lot. Dress according to the weather conditions. Bring

[cayugabirds-l] Ovenbird at Sapsucker Woods East Trail

2016-04-27 Thread Diane Morton
later from the Woodleton area. We also saw Yellow and Yellow-rumped warblers on the Wilson Trail, and also saw Cooper's, Sharp-shinned and Broad-winged Hawks. Some of the Ruby-crowned Kinglets came close enough for us to see the little sliver of red on the crown. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods Barred Owls

2016-05-18 Thread Diane Morton
Last night I went out to Sapsucker Woods to look for the Olive-sided Flycatcher, with no success. On the south side of the trail I suddenly heard two soft hoots and looked up to see a Barred Owl looking down at me (around 7:30 pm). I took a few iphone images of its silhouette (it wasn't dark

[cayugabirds-l] photos of nests/eggs/baby birds?

2016-05-20 Thread Diane Morton
at dianegmor...@gmail.com, by May 28. Thanks! Diane Morton Cayuga Bird Club Newsletter Editor -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[cayugabirds-l] Stilt still at Knox-Marsellus

2016-06-19 Thread Diane Morton
The black-necked stilt can be seen from East Road at Knox-Marsellus marsh at Montezuma. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Eagle Huntress showing at Cornell Cinema this weekend

2017-02-03 Thread Diane Morton
Meena asked me to post this announcement about the Eagle Huntress to the listserv, with this note: "I liked the film very much. It is shot beautifully and with due respect to majestic golden eagles. The locals also treated the Golden Eagles with such respect and after 7 years of being in

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip, Saturday Jan 28

2017-01-26 Thread Diane Morton
Diane Morton and Ken Kemphues will lead a half-day Cayuga Bird Club field trip this Saturday, January 28. We'll be looking for waterfowl on the lake-- this is the time of year when many ducks are engaging in courtship behaviors. We may also look for wintering field birds such as Horned Larks

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Muckrace this weekend!

2016-09-15 Thread Diane Morton
an Danskin, Ann Mitchell, Diane Morton, Gary Kohlenberg and Bob McGuire. The Muckrace is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex to improve habitat restoration, public access, and avian research. A special project this year is to establish one or more Motus radio tracking tow

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Booby still here

2016-09-19 Thread Diane Morton
Brown Booby still seen from Harris Park, town of Cayuga, 10:30 am Monday. The bird was on Buoy 47, then flew to Buoy 49. Scope essential for viewing from this spot. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Brant

2016-10-17 Thread Diane Morton
Now 80-100 Brant on the lake just north of red lighthouse On Monday, October 17, 2016, Ann Mitchell wrote: > Adam Wiebe reported a single Brant on the red light house jetty. It is > still present foraging among the cormorants. > Ann > > Sent from my iPhone > -- > >

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip Up the Lake- tomorrow !

2017-01-14 Thread Diane Morton
On Sunday, January 15 (tomorrow!), Bob McGuire will lead an all-day Cayuga Bird Club field trip around the lake to look for waterfowl, field birds, and Snowy Owls. Meet at Stewart Park, east end, at 8:00 am. We will stop for food at the north end of the lake, but you may want to bring a beverage

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club January Newsletter has been sent out

2017-01-05 Thread Diane Morton
l as other club news. Let me know if you have not been receiving the newsletter. If you are not a member and would like to receive the newsletter, please join the Cayuga Bird Club! Thanks, Diane Morton Cayuga Bird Club Newsletter Editor -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.c

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip this Sunday, March 19

2017-03-15 Thread Diane Morton
On *Sunday, March 19*, Meena Haribal will lead a full day field trip (8:00 am - 4:30 pm) to Oswego River and Oswego Harbor (or to other areas depending on the weather). We will be looking for wintering waterfowl. *Meet at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology parking lot at 8:00 am*. Bring lunch and

[cayugabirds-l] Saturday Cayuga Bird Club field trip led by Meena

2017-09-20 Thread Diane Morton
Meena Haribal will lead a half-day field trip "where the birds are" this Saturday, September 23. We'll look for Fall warblers that may still be passing through as well as other fall migrants. Meet at the Cornell *Lab of Ornithology parking lot at 7:30 am*. Dress according to the weather and bring

[cayugabirds-l] Support the Montezuma Wetlands and the Cayuga Bird Club Muckrace team!

2017-09-11 Thread Diane Morton
an Danskin, Ann Mitchell, Diane Morton, Ken Kemphues, Dave Nutter, Gary Kohlenberg, Dierdre Anderson and Bob McGuire. We will be competing in the "recreational" category. If you'd like to make a donation in support of the Arrogant Bustards team (or any other team) for this fundraiser, yo

[cayugabirds-l] Olive-sided Flycatcher at Sapsucker Woods

2017-08-27 Thread Diane Morton
This morning while leading the beginner bird walk at Sapsucker Woods, we saw an Olive-sided Flycatcher on a snag out in the pond. We watched it from the Wilson trail along the north side of the pond. It later moved to another snag, visible from the Charley Harper bench. Diane Morton &

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: The Art of William Dilger

2018-05-10 Thread Diane Morton
Lab of Ornithology as well as an author and illustrator. See below. - Diane Morton -——— *THE ART OF WILLIAM DILGER* The *Dryden Town Historical Society* will hold its 2018 A*nnual Meeting* on *Wednesday, May 16th*, in the Dryden Village Hall (corner of George and South Streets). The doors

Re: GYRFALCON - Re: [cayugabirds-l] Thorpe Rd. Snowy Owl on MLK Day

2018-01-15 Thread Diane Morton
year's Gyrfalcon - Hoster Road. Diane Morton On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 11:37 AM, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes < c...@cornell.edu> wrote: > What GYRFALCON...? > > Is this being kept secret? Is it on private land? > > Thanks in advance for any more details anyone can tak

[cayugabirds-l] CBC field trip Sunday January 21

2018-01-19 Thread Diane Morton
. If you are a beginner and need to borrow binoculars, please contact Diane at dianegmor...@gmail.com ahead of time (two pairs available). Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Myers Point

2018-01-21 Thread Diane Morton
Mobbed by crows - flying south now 9:40 am Diane On Sun, Jan 21, 2018 at 9:36 AM Diane Morton <dianegmor...@gmail.com> wrote: > Snowy Owl landed on the spit at Myers Point! > -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.Northeas

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Myers Point

2018-01-21 Thread Diane Morton
Snowy Owl landed on the spit at Myers Point! -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip report 1-21-18: Snowy Owl, Snow Buntings, Horned Larks and more!

2018-01-21 Thread Diane Morton
NUTHATCHes and a TUFTED TITMOUSE flitted above us. It was a great trip overall - good looks at the local winter birds in good light - with a great group of people. We really enjoyed the day. - Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon

2018-02-24 Thread Diane Morton
The Gyrfalcon flew east toward lake. On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 3:35 PM Diane Morton <dianegmor...@gmail.com> wrote: > Gyrfalcon perched above quarry on Hoster Road 3:30 pm > -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.Northeas

[cayugabirds-l] 7 greater white-fronted geese carncross rd

2018-02-24 Thread Diane Morton
RBA report- 7 Greater White Fronted Geese at Carncross Rd. Cayuga Bird Club field trip led by Suan stopped there an hour ago and saw them - not far out. Also Eurasian Wigeon there among American Wigeons and many Northern Pintails. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon

2018-02-24 Thread Diane Morton
Gyrfalcon perched above quarry on Hoster Road 3:30 pm -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Slaty-backed full at Van Cleef lake

2018-02-18 Thread Diane Morton
Slaty-backed full flew into large flock of gulls at ice edge, Van Cleef lake Seneca Falls. There now (10:45am) Diane -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Slaty-backed full at Van Cleef lake

2018-02-18 Thread Diane Morton
Gull! SBGU On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 10:53 AM Diane Morton <dianegmor...@gmail.com> wrote: > Slaty-backed full flew into large flock of gulls at ice edge, Van Cleef > lake Seneca Falls. There now (10:45am) > > Diane > -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www

[cayugabirds-l] Possible eared grebe Aurora boathouse.

2018-03-11 Thread Diane Morton
At least 4 grebes out from the Aurora Boathouse bouncing in the waves. Three Horned, and one that looks like possibly Eared Grebe. Not great viewing conditions. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Field Trip this Saturday with Meena Haribal

2018-03-15 Thread Diane Morton
Meena Haribal will be leading an all day CBC field trip this Saturday, March 17. Meet at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology parking lot at 8.00 am; we expect to return around 5:00 pm. We may head up to Sodus Bay in search of water birds with close views. Be prepared for the cold weather -- it is going

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods this morning

2018-04-14 Thread Diane Morton
spring morning was a great time to be out. Diane Morton -- 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] Red-necked grebe

2018-10-28 Thread Diane Morton
Also a Red-necked Grebe at Long point, Horned Grebes at Aurura Bay. Diane -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Scoters

2018-10-28 Thread Diane Morton
All three scorer species seen on today’s Cayuga Bird Club field trip led by Bob McGuire. Surf and White-winged at Long Point State Park; Single Black Scoter seen with a WW Scoter from Lake Road bluffs north of Long Point. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club October Newsletter - Betsy Darlington interview.

2018-10-01 Thread Diane Morton
online version (last article of the newsletter). https://mailchi.mp/40e46f5fb608/cayuga-bird-club-newsletter-sep-1895345?e=dbacf66623 Diane Morton Cayuga Bird Club Vice President -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/C

[cayugabirds-l] Sunday January 18 field trip and bird walk CANCELLED

2019-01-18 Thread Diane Morton
y snowfall is expected later. Meet at the Lab of Ornithology Visitor Center at 8:30am for that walk, led by Paul Anderson. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastB

[cayugabirds-l] Sunday January 20 field trip is cancelled

2019-01-18 Thread Diane Morton
I put the wrong date on my previous post about the field trip cancellation- it is this Sunday, January 20. We have cancelled both the winter birds field trip and the Sapsucker Woods walk for that day. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Redpoll in Trumansburg

2019-01-23 Thread Diane Morton
you see reflect that - for the whole Finger Lakes region. I hope your Redpoll visits you again! Diane Morton On Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 11:42 AM wrote: > Hello, I’m a birder from California and a new resident of Trumansburg, so > it will take some time to learn status and distri

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club field trip around the lake - Saturday Dec 8

2018-12-07 Thread Diane Morton
of the lake, but you may want to bring a beverage and snacks. If you have a scope, please bring it. This field trip is open to all. Please email Diane at dianegmor...@gmail.com if you have questions. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Common Nighthawk perched in Sapsucker Woods, Sunday 9/16

2018-09-16 Thread Diane Morton
Thanks, Mark! Nighthawk is still there at 11:30 am - perched in the tree that you described. Diane On Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 9:39 AM Mark Chao wrote: > Common Nighthawk perched above base of Sherwood Platform in Sapsucker > Woods (Sun 9/16, 9:30 AM). Also many warblers, Philadelphia Vireos, et

[cayugabirds-l] Support the Montezuma Wetlands and the Cayuga Bird Club Muckrace team!

2018-09-12 Thread Diane Morton
n Mitchell, Diane Morton, Dave Nutterand Dierdre Anderson. Donations on behalf of the Arrogant Bustards, or any team, can be made through the Friends of Montezuma website (friendsofmontezuma.org <http://friendsofmontezuma.org/projects-programs/muckrace/>) or via mail to Friends of Montezum

[cayugabirds-l] White-winged Scoters and Long-tailed Ducks at Myers

2019-01-26 Thread Diane Morton
Two white-winged scoters close in- just off the spit at Myers Point. 5 Long-tailed Ducks also showing well, closer to Salt Pt. Gulls at East Shore park earlier this morning included 2 Glaucous gulls, 1 Iceland adult, 1 Lesser Black-backed. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club field trip up the lake POSTPONED to SUNDAY

2019-03-22 Thread Diane Morton
Meena Haribal's Cayuga Bird Club field trip up the lake to Montezuma has been POSTPONED from Saturday to SUNDAY, March 24. This will be a full-day trip up the lake with a focus on waterfowl. Meet at the east end of Stewart Park at 7:30 am on Sunday for carpooling. Bring something to eat and drink;

[cayugabirds-l] Gyrfalcon near Union Springs on Friday

2019-02-24 Thread Diane Morton
t not sure if it will go through the listserv. If it does not, and you want to see the image, let me know and I can give you Barbara's email address so that you can see a photo of the Gyrfalcon. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWE

[cayugabirds-l] Wild About Stewart Park benefit fundraiser - tomorrow at Cinemapolis

2019-02-27 Thread Diane Morton
*Wild About Stewart Park this Thursday:* *Unique Photography and Music Event to benefit Stewart Park* This Thursday, February 28th, will mark the 3rd annual *Wild About Stewart Park, *a unique photography and music event, at Cinemapolis at 7:30pm. Friends of Stewart Park (FSP) invites to you

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbirds at Sapsucker Woods

2019-03-16 Thread Diane Morton
able to get nice photos of one in nonbreeding plumage with its rusty feathers showing well. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbirds, Hermit Thrushes and Pine Warbler at Sapsucker Woods

2019-04-12 Thread Diane Morton
a tip that there was a Pine Warbler near the shiny heron sculpture opposite the feeder garden. It was still there for us - foraging low for good looks. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Broad-winged Hawks overhead

2019-04-19 Thread Diane Morton
Multiple Broad-winged Hawks (7) flying over us this morning as we walked around Sapsucker Woods. Close looks at Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Yellow-rumped Warblers, a Pine Warbler and Blue-gray Gnatcatcher as well. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Muckrace 2019: two Cayuga Bird Club teams

2019-09-06 Thread Diane Morton
. Cayuga Bird Club is sponsoring two recreational teams in this year's Muckrace: the "Arrogant Bustards", with team members Susan Danskin, Gary Kohlenberg, Ken Kemphues, Bob McGuire, Diane Morton, Dave Nutter and Deirdre Anderson, and team "Gull For It!" with Kate Graham, Meen

[cayugabirds-l] Shorebirds at Eaton Marsh

2019-07-21 Thread Diane Morton
. Pleasant viewing with a light breeze. Diane Morton with Ken K, Susan D, Bob M -- 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] Spring Ornithology with Steve Kress! March 24 - May 12, 2020

2019-09-27 Thread Diane Morton
! Diane Morton President Cayuga Bird Club -- 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

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Monday Night Seminar

2019-11-05 Thread Diane Morton
You can watch the archived seminar with this link: https://academy.allaboutbirds.org/live-event/3-billion-birds-lost-the-bird-crisis-and-what-we-can-do-about-it/ Diane Morton On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 7:24 AM Nancy Cusumano wrote: > Will the recording be available? > > On Mon, Nov 4,

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club field trip up the lake on Saturday, Dec 7

2019-12-05 Thread Diane Morton
by 4:30 pm. This trip is open to all. See you Saturday! Diane Morton -- 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] Installation of Cayuga Bird Club Motus Tower this Saturday October 19 at Myers Park

2019-10-16 Thread Diane Morton
this technology for tracking migratory birds, join us at Myers Park in Lansing (pavilion E) this Saturday afternoon at 2 pm. Many thanks to Lansing Parks and Recreation for their help with this project. Diane Morton President Cayuga Bird Club cayugabirdclub.org -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bird Habitat work at Jetty Woods / Lighthouse Point on Sunday

2019-10-16 Thread Diane Morton
One correction to Jody's list of this weekend's activities: the CBC field trip is scheduled for Sunday morning, starting from the lab of O parking lot at 8 am. For details, see our web calendar at cayugabirdclub.org. Diane On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 7:25 PM Jody Enck wrote: > Hi All, > > The

[cayugabirds-l] Ithaca Area Christmas Bird Count - January 1

2019-12-18 Thread Diane Morton
our overall count diversity was lower than average, with 85 species found. Will we exceed that this year? Good birding! Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Breeding Bird Atlas Workshop - TONIGHT at the Cornell Lab

2020-02-25 Thread Diane Morton
using the eBird mobile app will also be covered. Doors open at 6:45pm. Free and open to the public. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Breeding Bird Atlas Workshop at CLO - Feb 25

2020-02-20 Thread Diane Morton
of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. You may bring a laptop, tablet or mobile phone (with active eBird account) to the workshop to practice data entry. Contributing to the atlas project without using the eBird mobile app will also be covered. Doors open at 6:45pm. Free and open to the public. - Diane Morton

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Meyers Park

2020-04-12 Thread Diane Morton
Also at Myers Park - a pair of Merlins! Very vocal - we saw them copulate, and one of the merlins flew to a nest in a pine tree near Pavilion A. Diane On Sun, Apr 12, 2020 at 11:48 AM Laura Stenzler wrote: > Hi > 4 Bonapartes gulls, 3 with black heads and one still in winter plumage, 1 >

[cayugabirds-l] Little Gull south of Aurora

2020-04-05 Thread Diane Morton
a Little Gull is with about 100 Bonaparte’s Gulls fairly close to shore, south end of Aurora bluffs. Spotted by Bob McGuire. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Purple Martins and more at Stewart Park this morning

2020-05-01 Thread Diane Morton
, Yellow Warbler, Eastern Towhee and a Wood Thrush were singing, and a pair of Wood Ducks perched high in a tree. Good birding! Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] birds at Lindsay-Parsons - including Golden-winged Warbler

2020-05-03 Thread Diane Morton
locations, and two Yellow-throated Vireos were giving their burry calls. Diane Morton -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Warblers!

2020-05-15 Thread Diane Morton
to that u-shaped parking area that also has access to Cayuga Nature Center trails. Diane On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 1:30 PM Diane Morton wrote: > Inspired by Dave Nutter's post about warblers along the Black Diamond > Trail, Ken and I decided to walk a section of the Black Diamond

[cayugabirds-l] Petersons field guide on stewart park bench

2020-05-14 Thread Diane Morton
Found Petersons guide with some notes but no name on stewart park bench. Because it was going to rain I picked up the book. If it is yours contact meena at m...@cornell.edu Thanks Meena -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

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