[cayugabirds-l] Red Winged Blackbirds/Grackles

2011-03-06 Thread Donna Scott
Along with all my other feeder birds on this snowy day, there are ~ 2-300 Red Winged Blackbirds and a dozen or so Grackles here at my feeder areas (along with 33 C. Red Polls and many Cardinals and Goldfinches, etc.). Most the RW B.birds are male, but there are a few females with them. Donna

[cayugabirds-l] Goldeneyes, Ring Necked Ducks

2011-03-13 Thread Donna Scott
2 pair of C. Goldeneyes and 3 Ring-necked Ducks (2 male, 1 female), near shore on Lansing Station Rd. off NY Rt. 34 B Also 8 Wild Turkeys in woods above shore, as well as usual feeder birds, Robins, RW Blackbirds, A. Crows, Red Bellied, Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers. Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing

Re:[cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-15 Thread Donna Scott
For the benefit of us non-texters and Trac Fone users, please define FOY and NOMO. thanks! Donna S - Original Message - From: Chris Pelkie To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 10:54 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] GBH at SSW Mary at the front desk reported it

[cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-15 Thread Donna Scott
Thank you all for help with the abbreviations! Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http://birdingonthe.net

[cayugabirds-l] ticks are out!

2011-04-10 Thread Donna Scott
Unfortunately, with spring, comes TICKS. Even before the snow melted 2 weeks ago, I pulled 4 engorged ticks off my Golden Retriever. Then this last week, I pulled one off ME ! It was probably a dog tick, but I went to the Dr. for Doxycycline , just in case. There are a lot of ticks in the

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Thrashers

2011-04-27 Thread Donna Scott
I enjoyed watching and listening to a pair of lovely BROWN THRASHERS dashing around, then eating Staghorn Sumac seeds in a bushy, over-grown meadow above Lansing Station Rd., Lansing, near east shore of Cayuga Lake, about 4 PM. One bird had a fair amount of yellow on the margins of its breast.

[cayugabirds-l] Amer Redstart

2011-05-02 Thread Donna Scott
at ~ noon today, American Redstart male, B. Oriole female, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Flicker in my yard and little woods, by lake (now flooded - we may be looking at 1993 all over again if this rain keeps up!). Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882

[cayugabirds-l] Ovenbird Lansing

2011-05-09 Thread Donna Scott
OVENBIRD, WOOD THRUSH in woods above Lansing Station Rd. and 2 male B. ORIOLES, and 2 male, 1 female RB GROSBEAKS at feeders. Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Red Headed Woodpeckers Aurora

2011-05-23 Thread Donna Scott
. Lotsa thorny plants and poison ivy. -Donna Scott Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bird nest que.

2011-10-18 Thread Donna Scott
Carolina Wrens have put moss in nests they build in my old Christmas wreaths that I keep hung up for them on my front porch. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Betsy Darlington To: cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 3:02 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga lake c loons

2011-11-01 Thread Donna Scott
60 - 100 COMMON LOONS in middle of lake off Lansing Station Road (off Rt. 34 B, Lansing). Donna L. Scott 607/533-7228 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Rochester

2011-12-10 Thread Donna Scott
Attached is a photo of the SNOWY OWL that has been seen at Charlotte Beach in Rochester. (Charlotte is pronounced sha LOT in Rochester!) My sister, Lynn Scott, who took the photo, walked out on the main pier to see the Snowy Owl on the adjacent pier by the Coast Guard station. Donna L. Scott

[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle Yard Bird

2011-12-19 Thread Donna Scott
Adult BALD EAGLE over my yard and beach about 2 PM today (Monday). It soared around and around overhead for a while then headed north; came back down later and flew south. Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Belted Kingfisher

2011-12-27 Thread Donna Scott
My sister and I saw a lovely male BELTED KINGFISHER at Myers Park Monday afternoon, perched in a bush by Salmon Creek, on the Salt Point side, near the outlet to the lake. Donna L. Scott Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl goes to the Outlet Mall

2011-12-29 Thread Donna Scott
, it was fascinating watching as Snowy goes to the Mall! Donna Scott Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese over Snowy Owl

2011-12-29 Thread Donna Scott
Forgot to mention that when I first saw Snowy Owl on the triple lamppost by the T'way today, a huge long flock of SNOW GEESE flew overhead! Donna Scott Lansing Station Road d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl

2011-12-31 Thread Donna Scott
I put the Waterloo Outlet Mall Snowy Owl in E-Bird just now. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Dave Nutter To: Cayugabirds-L@cornell.edu Sent: Saturday, December 31, 2011 1:15 PM Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl Glad to hear it's still there! Has anyone input

[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle, Cedar Waxwings

2012-01-02 Thread Donna Scott
BALD EAGLE, adult, soaring back and forth, north to south, over Lansing Station Rd., Lansing, and edge of lake, 3 PM. Also, same time, flock of about 30 CEDAR WAXWINGS perched in tree, over road; woods there have many grape vines. We were without electric power and cable ( Internet) after then,

[cayugabirds-l] Screech Owl Sweazey Rd

2012-01-08 Thread Donna Scott
I went down Sweazey Rd. in Lansing, (off Rt. 34B-Ridge Road, about 4.5 miles from the South Lansing stop light), drove west just past the Cornell Orchards onto the dirt part of the road, and found the SCREECH OWL in a somewhat wide south-facing cavity, in a branch (barkless) that points west

[cayugabirds-l] Red Heads Salt Pt/Screechie at Sweazey Rd.

2012-01-26 Thread Donna Scott
and the little jetty between the dam and the lock. Donna Scott -- 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] Ring-necked Ducks

2012-02-03 Thread Donna Scott
East side of Cayuga Lake, viewed from RR track near 591 Lansing Station Rd. about 1:30 PM, flock of around 175-200 Aythyas, about 4/5 RING-NECKED DUCKS with about 1/5 REDHEADS. Also, two COMMON LOONS diving nearby. Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu --

[cayugabirds-l] Eagle nest Decorah Iowa webcam

2012-02-07 Thread Donna Scott
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/04/one-more-eaglet/ Plug this link into Google to see a nice view of Decorah, Iowa Bald Eagle on its new nesting material. Captions with video are from last year, but I looked at this link a couple weeks ago and there were just bare sticks and no bird in

[cayugabirds-l] C Loons/A Wigeon Lans St rd

2012-02-11 Thread Donna Scott
9:30 - 10 am, Sat. on Cayuga Lake between #511-535 Lansing Station Rd., Lansing. Group of 5 COMMON LOONS initially close to shore, diving for crayfish, small fish, now and then being harassed by GREATER BLACK BACKED GULL making raucous calls. 1 AMERICAN WIGEON male, swimming with 7 BLACK DUCKS,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake water level

2012-02-14 Thread Donna Scott
is lowered around 6-12 inches in fall/winter and this web address can get you to a graph showing its water level. The lakes are regulated according to long standing Rule Curves. See article embedded below if you care. The Canal Corp. website has more information about all this. Donna Scott

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Western Grebe at East Shore Park

2012-02-16 Thread Donna Scott
into the Inlet? thanks again, it is a life bird for me! Donna Scott Lansing - Original Message - From: Brad Walker To: Cayugabirds Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2012 9:02 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Western Grebe at East Shore Park Hi all, Tim Lenz, Scott Haber and I just spotted

[cayugabirds-l] Saturday middle Cayuga Lake East

2012-02-19 Thread Donna Scott
Over 100 MALLARDS together near Alexander estate RR track below corner of Algerine Rd/Lansing Station Rd. Donna L. Scott Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Eastern Meadowlark

2012-03-17 Thread Donna Scott
EASTERN MEADOWLARK singing on powerline, NY Rt. 90 , north of Twin Oaks Campground, south of Cayuga, NY. The first I have seen in years! Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 607/533-7228 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] OOB: Bald Eagle swimming

2012-03-18 Thread Donna Scott
this eagle did to bring that nutria in. I never saw an Eagle doing a breast-stroke before. http://www.youtube.com/embed/87xNpOYOlQ4?rel=0 Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] E. Phoebe

2012-03-18 Thread Donna Scott
Saw an E. PHOEBE in my yard by the lake. FOS. Also, a Red Fox up in the woods around 12:30 PM. Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Lake/Lans Stat Rd

2012-04-04 Thread Donna Scott
Tuesday, 4:30 pm: Pair HORNED GREBES, pair LONG TAILED DUCKS, 4 COMMON LOONS, 5 BUFFLEHEADS, 2 female, 3 males. 3 un-IDd Grebes in distance. E. PHOEBE and 2 RED TAILED HAWKS nearby. Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 607/533-7228 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Sweazey Rd Thurs.

2012-04-06 Thread Donna Scott
Off Rt. 34B, on orchard fence, male E. BLUEBIRD. Further west down road, dirt part, in usual tree, the E. SCREECH OWL, trying to sleep, but peeking at me from slightly open lid of one eye! Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 607/533-7228 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock prowl

2012-04-12 Thread Donna Scott
COOL! Donna Scott d...@cornell.edu -- 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] Common Loons Lansing Station Rd

2011-10-30 Thread Donna Scott
At least 15 COMMON LOONS spread out on lake off Lansing Station Rd., Lansing , off Rt. 34B. 8:45 am. Donna L. Scott 607/533-7228 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] N. Mockingbirds Lansing

2012-03-15 Thread Donna Scott
. each year, but have not seen it (them) yet. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Evan Barrientos To: Cayugabirds Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:13 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] N. Mockingbird Cornell Campus A NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD was singing vigorously from a tree

Re: [cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-15 Thread Donna Scott
At John VanNiels' suggestion, I Googled Alpha codes birds and got the whole list of Bird Name Codes. Thanks all, for your help with this. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: nealda...@aol.com To: Donna Lee Scott ; Chris Pelkie ; CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 4

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Woodcock - Ithaca, Tuesday night

2011-03-16 Thread Donna Scott
Sadly, those last big, original woods along Warren Rd. in the Northwoods area (near Ithaca airport) is up for sale, so more habitat will be lost for the Woodcock and other critters. Donna S. - Original Message - From: Scott Haber To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Wednesday, March 16,

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake water Levels

2011-03-18 Thread Donna Scott
This web site shows graphs of the Rule Curves for yearly water levels of Cayuga and Seneca Lakes, for anyone interested in the ups and downs of Cayuga Lake. http://www.canals.ny.gov/waterlevels/oswego/water-levels.html Donna Scott Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d

[cayugabirds-l] Lansing Station Redpolls

2011-03-25 Thread Donna Scott
I think my 33+ COMMON REDPOLLS may have left the Lansing area. I have not seen them for two days, after feeding them Nyjer seed all winter. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: J. Gary Kohlenberg To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Friday, March 25, 2011 5:29 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l

Re:[cayugabirds-l] spring jeepers, peepers

2011-04-03 Thread Donna Scott
Don't hold your breath... Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Nancy W Dickinson To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 8:15 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] jeepers, peepers Just heard my first evening chorus of spring peepers. Is it really here???!! Nancy

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Lansing Station

2011-04-03 Thread Donna Scott
KESTRAL on powerline on Lansing Station Rd., near NY Rt. 34B at 2:30 pm. Often seen there in past years. PILIATED WOODPECKER flying over woods near there. - Original Message - From: Donna Scott To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2011 1:10 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Talk on moths at FLNPS

2011-04-20 Thread Donna Scott
Meena's talk is tonight, Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM At Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County , 615 Willow Ave. , Ithaca parking and main entrance at rear of building. - Original Message - From: Meena Haribal To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Wednesday,

[cayugabirds-l] hunters/loons

2011-11-20 Thread Donna Scott
Yes, it is gun season for deer and I can't even go in my own woods, since somebody might be shooting up there. 5 Common Loons on lake at Lansing Station Rd. this morning. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Meena Haribal To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Sunday, November 20, 2011 8

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club speaker dinner - Dec.12

2011-12-09 Thread Donna Scott
The date for this speaker is Dec. 12. It was listed as October 13 in the body of the message below. Ah, the perils of editing old messages to send a new notice! we have all done it. donna scott - Original Message - From: cl...@juno.com To: cayugabird...@list.cornell.edu Sent

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl goes to the Outlet Mall

2011-12-29 Thread Donna Scott
of Old Navy during the time Marty saw the owl go from Post 33 to Post 6. That access road right by the T'way is a good place to look for the owl, I think. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Marty Schlabach To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Cc: MaryJean C. Welser Sent: Thursday, December

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Community Corners Turkey Vultures

2012-01-09 Thread Donna Scott
Before winter comes this year, spring will be here... - Original Message - From: J. Gary Kohlenberg To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Monday, January 09, 2012 6:25 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Community Corners Turkey Vultures As I was driving through Community Corners today at 3:30

Re: [cayugabirds-l] OOB bird behavior

2012-01-14 Thread Donna Scott
Several years ago, a raucous Steller's Jay flew through a sitting area in Muir's Woods (Redwoods), north of San Francisco, and swiped an entire ice cream cone from my hand ! Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Marie P Read To: cl...@juno.com ; CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Friday

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Brown Headed Cowbird

2012-01-15 Thread Donna Scott
I had one BROWN HEADED COWBIRD male eating on the ledge of a hopper feeder today! Plus, 4 dozen AMER. GOLD FINCHES and the other usual suspects. - Original Message - From: Mary E. Winston To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2012 3:23 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Brown

Re: [cayugabirds-l] restoring Portland Point Osprey nest site

2012-01-17 Thread Donna Scott
with substantial $ donations to the library and other non-profits. I do not have Toni's phone #, but the main speaker at the library program was : Bill Gracon /Cargill, Inc. - Cayuga Mine Surface Supt. / Sr. Engineer 607-533-3719 (office) 337-280-0332 (cell) Donna Scott - Original Message - From

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Sweazey screechless, Ovid owlless

2012-01-28 Thread Donna Scott
back to where Suan saw them by Salt Point later this afternoon. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Suan Yong To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2012 3:20 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Sweazey screechless, but... Checked out the hole at Sweazey Road at 2pm

[cayugabirds-l] from Cooperative Extension Tomp. Co_ ticks

2012-03-21 Thread Donna Scott
More info on ticks and Lyme Disease From: patricia curran [mailto:p...@cornell.edu] Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 1:52 PM To: Patricia A. Curran Subject: FW: Lyme disease surge predicted for NE U.S. March 16, 2012 Lyme Disease Surge Predicted for the Northeastern U.S. Boom-and-bust acorn

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Chipping Sparrow

2012-03-30 Thread Donna Scott
I have had CHIPPING SPARROWS at my bird feeding area for about a week now. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Meena Haribal To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Friday, March 30, 2012 6:55 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] FW: [GeneseeBirds-L] Chipping Sparrow So looks like Chipping

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Portland Point Osprey Incubating

2012-04-18 Thread Donna Scott
Point Ospreys. Donna Scott Lansing Station Rd., Lansing (about 5 miles from Portland Point area) - Original Message - From: Robyn Bailey To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Cc: Ron Rohrbaugh ; Alan F Poole Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 1:51 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Portland Point Osprey

[cayugabirds-l] birds and snow

2012-04-23 Thread Donna Scott
, Blue Jays, DE Juncos, House Finches, and a Downy Woodpecker. A Robin is chirping away in a bush nearby, but has not joined the ground feeders; it's no doubt waiting for the snow to melt and expose juicy worms. Donna Scott Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Audubon app $1

2012-04-26 Thread Donna Scott
months ago. It is from Green Mountain Digital, but sold at Barnes and Noble who handles Nook products. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Chris Pelkie To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2012 5:10 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Audubon app $1 One of my deal sites

Re: [cayugabirds-l] True story of killer swan in Illinois

2012-04-27 Thread Donna Scott
And I suppose they went right out and shot the Swan after the tragic incident. That's usually what happens where humans are harmed, when animals act in their natural ways of defending themselves. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Marie P Read To: Don ; CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorne Orchard

2012-04-29 Thread Donna Scott
. today. The dog and I narrowly missed walking right into an adult Skunk in my woods earlier! Donna Scott d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] B Oriole, RB Grosbeaks

2012-05-01 Thread Donna Scott
rescued the largest Toad I have ever seen from the middle of Lansing Station Rd. Hope I pointed it in the right direction (from its standpoint). Donna Scott Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Hawk took my snake

2012-05-04 Thread Donna Scott
Most Warblers seem not to have made it to shore and upland areas near Cayuga Lake, I guess; I birded all around Lansing Station Rd. and Edwards Lake Cliff Preserve (both Lansing, near the lake, some parts with old orchard trees in bloom) in the last 2 days and saw only Yellow Rumped, Yellow,

[cayugabirds-l] FOS American Redstart

2012-05-07 Thread Donna Scott
there. May have been a No. Mocking bird singing there too, but didn't see it. Donna Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Bobolinks

2012-05-10 Thread Donna Scott
Saw about 7 male Bobolinks and 3 females flying and landing in meadow grasses near picturesque old gray barn across from the Long Point Winery, on the southeast end of Lake Road where it joins NYS Rt. 90. Lake Rd. leads down to Long Point State Park on Cayuga Lake. Before the above sighting, I

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ticks rashes

2012-05-15 Thread Donna Scott
? But they will be back. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Ann Mitchell To: John and Fritzie Blizzard Cc: geoklop...@gmail.com ; CAYUGABIRDS Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 10:41 PM Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ticks Trip to Lindsay Parsons Just to let you know, that not everyone

Re: [cayugabirds-l] witnessed bird drama

2012-05-22 Thread Donna Scott
Starling pulling at the dead one's wing over and over, as if trying to get it to revive and fly away with the live bird. To my human eyes, the live bird seemed extremely upset that its friend would not get up and fly away. -Donna Scott - Original Message - From: M Kardon

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Highlights around Cayuga Basin Today 5/29/12

2012-05-29 Thread Donna Scott
Ha Ha, this sentence fragment might appear in those jokes about improperly constructed sentences! Thanks, Dave! Benning Marsh- star of the day: HUDSONIAN GODWIT putting on a show for 3 carloads of birders foraging fairly close to road. wow. also 2-3 WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS among common ones.

[cayugabirds-l] Great Crested Flycatcher

2012-05-30 Thread Donna Scott
This morning as I searched in vain in bushes across my road for a calling, but hidden warbler, I spotted a Great Crested Flycatcher with his brilliant yellow breast shining in the early sun, on a top-most bare branch-- he was calling Wheap! Recently, as I sat in my screen porch with a big oak

[cayugabirds-l] Merganzer w/ 30 ducklings

2012-06-20 Thread Donna Scott
“kidnap” young from less aggressive females (Speirs 1985); no study has documented this, and it may simply represent confused young joining incorrect mother (A. Erskine pers. comm.). --Donna Scott Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Owasco Flats

2012-06-26 Thread Donna Scott
On this lovely 70 degree day (Tues. 6/26). , I took a leisurely drive over hill and dale to Owasco Flats by NY Rt. 38 (#41 in our wonderful Cayuga Basin guidebook) and walked around the loop trail along the inlet stream and old RR bed Some parts were very wet muddy and I wore the wrong shoes,

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Owasco Flats mystery bird

2012-06-26 Thread Donna Scott
. These are the most common call they produce during nocturnal migration, but which are also produced during the daytime when they aren't actively singing; often as an alarm call, too. Sincerely, Chris T-H Sandy wrote: - Original Message - From: Sandy Podulka To: Donna Scott ; Cayuga

[cayugabirds-l] double dipping fledgling

2012-06-30 Thread Donna Scott
A DOWNY WOODPECKER fledgling comes with its male parent to my 2 suet feeders; It begs for food and after being fed, while the parent is eating more suet to feed it again, the fledgling is eating away at the other suet! What an operator! Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] airport grass lands mowed

2012-07-20 Thread Donna Scott
by airport, but in bushes on north side of Snyder Rd. American Goldfinch 1 Donna Scott Lansing NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] large Moth near airport

2012-07-21 Thread Donna Scott
piles for anything. Perhaps Marie Read would like to look there for Goldfinches when the flowers go to seed? Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Meena Haribal To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Saturday, July 21, 2012 8:07 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owls duet and National

[cayugabirds-l] Wood Duck

2012-08-17 Thread Donna Scott
Ducks. This little wetland area is crowded with beautiful, lush Joe Pye Weed flowers and Goldenrods. Also saw many barn and some tree swallows zooming back and forth all along my leisurely rural route this evening. Donna Scott NW Lansing -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re:[cayugabirds-l] [cayugabirds-l]Linda's Cedar Waxwings!

2012-08-18 Thread Donna Scott
Keeler Cc: John and Fritzie Blizzard ; Donna Scott ; cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu Sent: Saturday, August 18, 2012 11:21 AM Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Wood Duck/Linda/Donna Wait. Did no one enjoy my Cedar Waxwing posting??!! Linda Sent from my iPhone On Aug 18, 2012, at 11:19 AM

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Am. Goldfinch a.k.a. Salad-Bird

2012-08-20 Thread Donna Scott
Larry wrote: Any thoughts as to what benefit they may be deriving from feeding on leaves? Vitamin A, anthocyanins, roughage (fiber)... -- a Food Scientist's guess... Donna Scott - Original Message - From: W. Larry Hymes To: cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu Sent: Monday, August 20

Re: [cayugabirds-l] thrushes etc.

2012-08-31 Thread Donna Scott
Nancy - What a lovely picture you painted of your campground bird sightings! Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Nancy W Dickinson To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2012 8:44 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] thrushes etc. A walk up our hill at dusk this evening

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Turkey survey

2012-10-04 Thread Donna Scott
of our Lansing Station Rd. flocks in NW Lansing. It seemed to be a flock with growing poults, females and a few males, but was quite far away, so I could not tell for sure. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Richard Tkachuck To: cayugabird...@list.cornell.edu Sent: Thursday

[cayugabirds-l] Off topic: weather talk

2012-10-12 Thread Donna Scott
see: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lansing-Community-Library/273461919785#!/pages/Lansing-Community-Library/273461919785 or: http://www.lansinglibrary.org/ Donna Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Hummer on Powell road, Interlaken

2012-10-18 Thread Donna Scott
be able to get a longer look. I hope she did. Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Meena Haribal To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2012 3:28 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Hummer on Powell road, Interlaken Hi all, During lunch time today Hummer was observed

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Rufuous Hummingbird/Sweazey Screech Owl not

2012-10-26 Thread Donna Scott
So, is there now a MALE RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD at Schlabach's house on Powell Rd., Interlaken? The last two people posting about the bird called it he and a stunning male. Also, so far, no Screech Owl in the usual tree on Sweazey Rd., Lansing. thanks, Donna Scott Lansing - Original Message

[cayugabirds-l] C Loons Lansing

2012-10-27 Thread Donna Scott
watching the Loons is easy. At least 10 Loons right here, 1:20 pm. Donna Scott Ps: still haven't been able to set up my iPhone properly (I have tried, but doesn't work) for sending messages from beach or other remote locations, so I had to run up the hill to send this message. Donna L. Scott 535

[cayugabirds-l] White Winged Crossbills

2012-11-13 Thread Donna Scott
in a hanging platform feeder near my back deck. So nice to see them close up! Donna Scott Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 607/533-7228 d...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Hooded mergansers Mud lock

2012-12-02 Thread Donna Scott
In waterway north of lock. Big flock! Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[cayugabirds-l] re Hooded mergansers at Mud lock

2012-12-02 Thread Donna Scott
at 200 +, perhaps even nearly 300. Other birders in cars there (in the rain) and I all agreed it was the most H. Mergansers in one group we had ever seen! Beautiful! Donna Scott - Original Message - From: Donna Scott To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 2:29 PM Subject

[cayugabirds-l] Screech owl Sweazey rd

2012-12-04 Thread Donna Scott
Lansing . about a third of the way down the hill from the Cornell orchard, on the dirt part of the road, in a hole in a tree on the right, about 20 to 30 feet off the road. Tree has a lot of holes and openings in it, very dead. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ithaca CBC

2012-12-05 Thread Donna Scott
Muriel St. Ithaca, NY 14850 At this point, Linda and I are overseeing preparations for the 2014 NYSOA Conf. I hope this is helpful. Donna Scott Donna L. Scott 535 Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY 14882 607/533-7228 d...@cornell.edu - Original Message - From: Joe Carol Slattery

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ithaca CBC

2012-12-05 Thread Donna Scott
too many CBCs ! sorry - Donna - Original Message - From: Linda Orkin To: Donna Scott Cc: Joe Carol Slattery ; Cayuga Bird Clublistserv Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 3:35 PM Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ithaca CBC The confusion has been cleared up and the question

[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese

2012-12-09 Thread Donna Scott
1000s Of Snow geese, West center of Cayuga Lake opposite Levanna on the east side (rt. 90) Seneca County Route 124 on the west side. Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Townsends solitaire

2012-12-13 Thread Donna Scott
Continues to the west of the Green gate and south of it. 11:15 AM. Thurs. Yea! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Townsend solitaire

2012-12-13 Thread Donna Scott
Continues near Green gate in Sampson State Park. Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

Re: [cayugabirds-l] common redpoll

2012-12-24 Thread Donna Scott
My two-bird Redpoll Flock has grown to a flock of about 20 redpolls! In a couple instances, there is an adult feeding a baby. what a great Christmas present! Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 24, 2012, at 1:37 PM, Bill Mcaneny bmcane...@fltg.net wrote: I knew that with so many

Re: [cayugabirds-l] mockingbirds in winter

2012-12-25 Thread Donna Scott
There are Mockingbirds on both Sweazey and Algerine Roads, near here, just above the lake shore. This is definitely a slightly warmer micro-climate here above the lake. Often when it is raining here, it is snowing a mile up the hill on Rt. 34B. Donna Scott - Original Message - From

[cayugabirds-l] Mob Scene

2012-12-28 Thread Donna Scott
. Time to drive to Agway to replenish the bird seed! Good birding to you all and see you at the O Lab on Jan. 1, 2013 after we all count birds. Donna Scott Lansing Station Road Lansing, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mob Scene

2012-12-28 Thread Donna Scott
Of course, there were Mourning Doves, too - I forgot to write there are about 20 or more here. Donna - Original Message - From: Donna Scott To: Cayuga Bird Club listserv Sent: Friday, December 28, 2012 10:52 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Mob Scene Seasons blessings flew

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Stevenson Rd. Crows

2012-12-29 Thread Donna Scott
Perhaps eating salt from the road, Is why the crow crossed the road! Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 29, 2012, at 7:45 AM, Pete Marchetto pete.marche...@cornell.edu wrote: Quite a flock of big, cold, black birds this morning. Anyone know they were standing in the middle of the road

[cayugabirds-l] OT...Salt and other trucks

2012-12-30 Thread Donna Scott
trucks, which no doubt go from downstate New Jersey to Seneca Meadows landfill back. they go this way to avoid Thruway tolls. It is a bone of contention with rural residents town gov'ts. Who have to Listen to the noise repair roads. Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 30, 2012

Re: [cayugabirds-l] More BAD bird seed

2012-12-31 Thread Donna Scott
from Scott's. please let me know. by the way, I am not related to them! Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 31, 2012, at 10:52 AM, Glenn Wilson wil...@stny.rr.com wrote: I have been buying thistle feed from Lowes in vestal labeled Garden Treasures out of convenience. No birds

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Shrike

2013-01-02 Thread Donna Scott
Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott -- 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] Northern Shrike

2013-01-02 Thread Donna Scott
The shrike doesn't seem to like cars pulling underneath where it is perched. It has now flown across East Shore drive along the powerline area. it didn't go too far in there, so it may return to Cayuga Vista Drive. Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Jan 2, 2013, at 2:53 PM, Donna Scott dls

Re: [cayugabirds-l] N Shrike back

2013-01-02 Thread Donna Scott
On wire over C V Dr. DS Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Jan 2, 2013, at 3:10 PM, Donna Scott dls...@me.com wrote: The shrike doesn't seem to like cars pulling underneath where it is perched. It has now flown across East Shore drive along the powerline area. it didn't go too far

Re: [cayugabirds-l] E Ith Rec Way owl

2013-01-03 Thread Donna Scott
I have tried two different days to see the Red morph screech owl, but it was not there or was sleeping out of sight; Given the cold weather,I wouldn't wonder that it would be down inside, out of the wind! Donna Scott Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Dec 31, 2012, at 7:41 PM, Mark Chao markc

Re: [cayugabirds-l] More CBC birds for 2013

2013-01-03 Thread Donna Scott
I am sure Ken did not mean to dismiss the efforts of the regular counters on New Year's Day. Email can be too terse quick, sometimes, may not say quite what we want it to. Chris's sightings WERE pretty neat to read about. Donna Sent from my iPhone Donna Scott On Jan 3, 2013, at 10:37 AM

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