[cayugabirds-l] Blue-winged warblers

2010-05-04 Thread Jill Vaughan
Blue-winged warblers buzzing at the Genung Preserve in Freeville this morning. Jill Vaughan -- 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

[cayugabirds-l] Cranes near Genoa

2010-08-20 Thread Jill Vaughan
There were only three cranes at the East Venice Road/Route 90 intersection this morning, noted at 7:45 and again at 8:45. Jill Vaughan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[cayugabirds-l] LOONS continue

2010-10-25 Thread Jill Vaughan
the Point today. Jill Vaughan -- 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/mailinglists/CAYU.html 3) http

[cayugabirds-l] Check it out.

2010-11-14 Thread Jill Vaughan
Interesting, frustrating -- 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/mailinglists/CAYU.html 3)

[cayugabirds-l] Cedar Waxwings Mt. Pleasant

2010-12-29 Thread Jill Vaughan
Although my friend's search for snow buntings on Mt. Pleasant this morning did not yield any larks or buntings, she did see a large flock of Cedar Waxwings in what she called a scrubby hedgerow not far from the Observatory. She said the Waxwings just kept coming, and estimates their number to be

[cayugabirds-l] HARLEQUIN DUCK

2011-01-23 Thread Jill Vaughan
Using Steve Fast's directions from six days ago, I arrived near Long Branch Park this afternoon at 2:00. I did make one change; I pulled into the parking area to the right just before the stop light for the one-lane bridge. With help from another birder who pointed out which of the two Mallard

[cayugabirds-l] GREAT HORNED OWL

2011-02-07 Thread Jill Vaughan
A Great Horned Owl was hooting at 1:30 a.m. in my woods not far from the Hillcrest - North Triphammer Road intersection. No answering call heard. Jill Vaughan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] RED-WINGED BLACKBIRDS

2011-03-06 Thread Jill Vaughan
Sixteen RWBB are lunching at all the feeders and on the ground here in Lansing. JILL VAUGHAN -- 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

[cayugabirds-l] PALM WARBLER

2011-04-14 Thread Jill Vaughan
This morning at about 6:45, the PALM WARBLER entertained (singing, tail wagging, hopping about) for several minutes among the bushes east of the Swan Pen at Stewart Park. I walked around the pen, and it was still there when I returned and enjoyed it for quite a while again. Jill Vaughan

[cayugabirds-l] BCNH at Myers yesterday

2011-08-31 Thread Jill Vaughan
Around 9 a.m. yesterday at Myers, a friend and I saw what we thought was an immature Black-crowned Night Heron. We returned home to consult several books, and visit three websites; the result was that we were reasonably comfortable with our identification. However, since I lacked the confidence in

[cayugabirds-l] LOONS and GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE

2011-10-11 Thread Jill Vaughan
Birding highlights today for Marianne Ludwigsen and me included seventeen LOONS off the dock at the Wells boathouse in Aurora, and the GREATER WHITE--FRONTED GOOSE (a life bird for each of us) spotted by Marianne in the main pool at the Visitor Center. Jill Vaughan -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] Myers, Harris Park, MWR

2012-04-26 Thread Jill Vaughan
At Myers this morning, at 9:30, Marianne Ludwigsen and I saw a lone NORTHERN PINTAIL. It left soon after we arrived. In Cayuga, from a distance, we thought we saw a swan, but a drive down into Harris Park revealed a SNOW GOOSE swimming close to shore. We were concerned with the way it held one

[cayugabirds-l] GODWIT and more

2012-05-30 Thread Jill Vaughan
Marianne L. and I watched the HUDSONIAN GODWIT moving around at Benning Marsh (11 a.m.) - handsome with the chestnut color showing in the sunlight. On Vandyne Spoor Road, we heard an ORCHARD ORIOLE singing just at the edge of the woods before it opens up into the marshy area. Two other audio

[cayugabirds-l] HORNED LARKS

2013-02-06 Thread Jill Vaughan
traditionally been our lark/bunting road, but no buntings today. Jill Vaughan -- 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] HORNED LARKS Center Road

2013-02-06 Thread Jill Vaughan
The Center Road mentioned in my previous post is next to the Treleaven Winery (King Ferry address) and is off Lake Road, just before it reaches Rte. 90. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] NORTHERN SHRIKE

2013-02-13 Thread Jill Vaughan
grass before it took off again, flying low into the hedgerow. Jill Vaughan -- 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] EASTERN PHOEBE

2013-02-15 Thread Jill Vaughan
About a week and a half ago, during one of several swings I made up Cayuga Vista Drive looking for the Northern Shrike, I saw a bird in the hedgerow that dropped down as soon as I got my binoculars up. I had observed a dark head, light chest. I waited for it to appear again, but it did not. I

[cayugabirds-l] HUMMINGBIRD

2013-05-03 Thread Jill Vaughan
Last evening there was a Ruby-throated HUMMINGBIRD at one of my hummer feeders here in Lansing, near the Asbury Church/Triphammer intersection. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Programs

2013-09-04 Thread Jill Vaughan
Thank you, Chris and Dave, for spreading the word on NPR and PBS programs of interest to us. It is a fine use of the List. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] PURPLE SANDPIPER AT MYERS

2014-10-27 Thread Jill Vaughan
The bird is still foraging. We just left after a long show at 4:15. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] COMMON EIDER

2014-12-27 Thread Jill Vaughan
Marianne ludwigsen just called me from Dryden Lake where she saw a BALD EAGLE and a COMMON EIDER. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] SHORT-EARED OWLS

2015-01-15 Thread Jill Vaughan
A group of us watched four (unless that fourth one doubled back unnoticed to join the other three) of the Scofield Road SHORT-EARED OWLS just after sunset yesterday (Wednesday). They spent most of their time over the western side of the large field located to the west of the road. It was great

[cayugabirds-l] SNOW BUNTINGS, HORNED LARKS, displaying MALLARDS

2015-02-24 Thread Jill Vaughan
At the favored location of the corner of Mahaney and Genoa/Lansing Town Line Rds earlier this afternoon, friends and I enjoyed snowstorms of swooping, banking and ground-feeding SNOW BUNTINGS. There were hundreds of them traveling around to their choice spots on the farm. There was also an

[cayugabirds-l] SHORT-EARED OWLS

2015-02-21 Thread Jill Vaughan
Inspired by Donna's report of Rick's owl sightings on Scofield Road, and (perhaps) by the PBS Nature Show on Owls, a friend and I returned for the third time this Winter in hopes of an owl display. We arrived at 5:40, when there was still plenty of sun, and our first SHORT-EARED OWL swooped

[cayugabirds-l] Raft of LOONS

2015-04-23 Thread Jill Vaughan
Marianne Ludwigsen and Diane Mawbey just texted to me a report of a raft of about 150 LOONS at Mudlock. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] How to join the list

2018-05-03 Thread Jill Vaughan
on the planet! Jill Vaughan Sent from my iPad -- 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] YBSA

2019-06-22 Thread Jill Vaughan
My summer feeders do not include suet, so I have been surprised this past week at the appearance of a male Yellow Bellied Sapsucker at the peanut feeder. It came by itself for a few days, but last evening at around 8 PM I saw two. One sat on the top of the pole, and the male repeatedly