Re: [cayugabirds-l] guns at Stewart Park

2015-11-13 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
Here is a non-political early-morning photograph taken from the densely populated southwest shore of Cayuga Lake 24 October 2015 showing rowers heading out from the inlet in a northwest direction past my house for their usual morning practice. The occupants in the boat to the right had set up

Re: [cayugabirds-l] please keep reporting Western Tanager

2016-03-10 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
The Western Tanager was enjoying the fruits of a tree in Wee Stinky Glen yesterday morning (March 9) shortly after 9 am, on a branch above the path that goes by the bench near the upper entrance of the Cornell Store. A few photos: https://flic.kr/p/EY3hcB https://flic.kr/p/EY3j9H

[cayugabirds-l] American Coots

2017-01-26 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
A flock of at least 100 American Coots has been hanging out at the southwest corner of Cayuga Lake just north of Hog Hole for about a week. It's been a long time since I've seen such a large number of Coots here. Another unusual observation, a standup paddle boarder was heading north up the

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park Osprey

2017-06-05 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
That may be the same Osprey that left my yard carrying a large stick headed toward Hog Hole on Saturday. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 5, 2017, at 8:53 AM, Asher Hockett > wrote: While my granddaughter rode her bike around the loop at Stewart Park on

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Where are all my feeder birds

2017-10-18 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
I have noticed a dramatic drop in the squirrel population and feeder birds SW shore Cayuga Lake in the past two months. I like to photograph squirrels so I noticed. Saw one lactating female about two weeks ago, and that's it. Up until a couple months ago I also had flying squirrels visiting

[cayugabirds-l] Baltimore Oriole.

2018-05-02 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
A male Baltimore Oriole landed on my hammock today, a bit north of Hog Hole. There’s usually a nest in my yard. Elaina -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Rough-winged Swallow

2019-06-07 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
A first yard bird for me, a Northern Rough-winged Swallow where there are often Barn Swallows hanging out under the docks. https://www.flickr.com/photos/emccartney/48020995866/ Elaina -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] waterfowl raft

2020-01-08 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
Several thousand just north of Hog Hole in good light. Elaina -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Union Field Ospreys

2020-04-01 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
Glad to see two Ospreys standing on the Union Field light pole nest this afternoon. At first only one was visible, the other sitting. Elaina -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Writing from a black birder

2020-06-07 Thread Elaina M. McCartney
This piece written in 2016 by birder J. Drew Lanham, Birding While Black, speaks to the hearts of birders anywhere, anytime, but is particularly relevant this week. https://lithub.com/birding-while-black/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME