[cayugabirds-l] northern pintail

2010-12-29 Thread Judith W. Jones
Still easy to see just off the ice shelf 4:45pm -- 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)

[cayugabirds-l] snipe

2011-01-18 Thread Judith W. Jones
My granddaughter and I flushed the snipe at 5:25 pm exactly where it had been reported yesterday. In the small open area of the backwater from Fall Creek just west of the main footbridge. If you park at SP and cross the two bridges, turn slightly to your right and walk thru the hedge break.

[cayugabirds-l] merg babies/re Elaina

2011-05-31 Thread Judith W. Jones
A week ago I watched, from the swan pen at SP, a mother common merg with 10 babies swim out from shore. 4 or 5 rode on her back, the rest in a line behind. Every few minutes the mother would maneuver with a dip sideways so that the most forward babies on her back would fall off and the rest

[cayugabirds-l] oob Boh. Waxwings

2011-07-28 Thread Judith W. Jones
Had a treat yesterday. We stopped at a fishing spot just south of Chittenango Falls on Rt 13 to cool our feet. Flying all around us for half hour was a small (6-8) flock of Bohemian Waxwings - gorgeous. My bird guides make this look unusual. Been seen anywhere else around here? Judy --

[cayugabirds-l] Durland/ message

2012-05-04 Thread Judith W. Jones
Just returned from birding a very birdy Durland including Eastern Kingbird. Young researcher we met on the boardwalk asked us to let her know if we saw any songsparrows - yes pair foraging in grass dam just off the observation platform at 1 O'clock, 10:50-10:55. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] turkey vultures

2013-03-15 Thread Judith W. Jones
Are continuing to come to roost late afternoon in the norway spruces in 4 and now 500 block S Plain St. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] young pileated

2013-06-07 Thread Judith W. Jones
As described by Suan, poking its head out the nest hole, searching . Assumed young by behavior and somewhat shorter bill. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park 1:30pm

2013-10-19 Thread Judith W. Jones
Male wood ducks - 10 in the lagoon, and in the swan pen a juvenile green heron and small flock of yellow rump warblers. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] wood ducks

2013-11-10 Thread Judith W. Jones
A pair on the backwater on the south side of the mouth of Fall Creek. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mystery Mallard - Stewart Park today

2014-04-09 Thread Judith W. Jones
Check Sibley p 72 - has a picture under Black DuckxMallard Hybrid. On 4/8/2014 6:17 PM, Jason Huck wrote: Hi All, I am reaching out to the odd duck (although this one isn't overly odd) experts to identify this mystery mallard that I discovered at this morning Stewart Park along the creek

[cayugabirds-l] Birding lake/Montezuma yesterday

2014-12-01 Thread Judith W. Jones
We also saw the pipits (2) along Wildlife Drive at Montezuma. Believe the large white birds were Tundra swans, not snow geese (saw them fly, no black wing tips etc. Many mixed duck groups , including the Mill Pond in Union Springs, preponderance of Wigeons, and the notable and easily seen raft

[cayugabirds-l] downtown backyard oddities

2015-02-02 Thread Judith W. Jones
We have a song sparrow foraging in the snow for spilled seed under our bird feeder. We also have as a regular a most unmourning dovelike mourning dove. The bird will sit on top of our window feeders after a window feeder meal and look in the window, watching the family activities, for as long

[cayugabirds-l] merlins

2015-04-26 Thread Judith W. Jones
N.Titus merlins - both seen 5pm, perched in separate large maples high up facing north. When grackle tried to land in top of white pine near street, merlins flew around screaming. Nest site? -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] goose plight?

2015-04-17 Thread Judith W. Jones
We visited the Fall creek gorge by the Ithaca Falls the other day midday. Sitting on the south side at stream level, I looked way up. On the highest cliff, wedged at the very edge by a fallen tree etc, was a Canada goose. Not sure it could get out of there - being checked out by turkey

important (re: [cayugabirds-l] Dispatching house sparrows ... 5/18/15)

2019-02-25 Thread Judith W. Jones
Open message Cornell -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Lose Weight with No Diet or Exercise?

2019-02-21 Thread Judith W. Jones
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[cayugabirds-l] first ever here

2019-05-12 Thread Judith W. Jones
2 male rose breasted grosbeaks at my downtown southside feeder gorging on sunflower seeds -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] fledgling mourning dove

2019-07-09 Thread Judith W. Jones
In the grass in my backyard being fed by a junco. It would open its mouth and the junco stuffed something in it found in the grass, I couldnt see what. Lasted at least a minute.  Is this common? -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME