[cayugabirds-l] Scarlet Tanager

2016-05-07 Thread Ken Haas
HI all, A male Scarlet Tanager was singing in our yard this early AM. He was puffed up and looked cold. Probably wondering if he came back too early. Ken Haas .5 mile West of Mecklenburg on Rt 79 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker and FOY Hummer

2018-05-11 Thread Ken Haas
a link in this email. My checklist number is S45553577. And of course, within minutes after seeing my FOY hummer, I put out the feeder for him. This afternoon, I saw he brought a lady friend to the feeder! Ken Haas at my home “Alder Pond” West of Mecklenburg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Least Bittern at SSW

2018-06-04 Thread Ken Haas
) and looking again at her picture, I can only come to the conclusion of a Least Bittern. Has anyone else been seeing one over there? Ken Haas -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcock Peenting

2018-02-25 Thread Ken Haas
this evening, I walked down the road to the field and PRESTO! There he was and I could hear him peenting clearly. Thanks Dave. Looks like Spring is trying to poke through Winter’s shroud. Ken Haas -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] new arrivals FOY

2018-04-25 Thread Ken Haas
This morning I was happy to welcome back two FOY Rose-breasted Grosbeaks and a singing Brown Thrasher to my yard West of Mecklenberg. Still hanging around are R.C.Kinglets and G.C.Kinglets, and a few more Purple Finches. Looks like I've got to stock up on sunflower seeds! Ken Haas

[cayugabirds-l] Still hanging around

2018-03-24 Thread Ken Haas
This afternoon, Saturday, I saw 2 light Rough-legged Hawks on Black Road near the Rt. 79 intersection less than a mile West of Mecklenberg. This comes after seeing one two days ago at the same location. Ken Haas -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Eastern Towhee

2018-04-03 Thread Ken Haas
A male Eastern Towhee was on my property outside of Mecklenberg late this afternoon. It made the “chewink” call softly and only once. An FoY bird for me. Ken Haas -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] West side of lake trip - YES

2018-03-03 Thread Ken Haas
or membership status. Ken Haas -- 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@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Sunday Walk on the West Side of the lake

2018-10-11 Thread Ken Haas
with light winds and temperatures in the low 40s to low 50s by the time we arrive back at the big turtle. Bring a scope if you have one and dress for the weather and walking in wet grass. All are invited to join regardless of experience level and membership status. Ken Haas -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

Re: [cayugabirds-l] empty lake - Stewart Park Friday observation

2019-01-05 Thread Ken Haas
fewer birds, but was pleasantly surprised to see the variety that I did. Ken Haas > On Jan 5, 2019, at 5:32 PM, Marie P. Read wrote: > > On the other hand, on Saturday morning (Jan 5th) as I drove down Rt 13 around > 915 am, I saw a large raft of ducks just off Stewart Park (with

[cayugabirds-l] Light morph Rough-legged Hawk

2018-11-25 Thread Ken Haas
My first RLHA of the season and right where I often see one most of the time during winter - the fields along Black Road near the intersection with Rt. 79 about a mile West of Mecklenberg. Also the first Am. Tree Sparrow at my feeders since they left last Spring. Ken Haas -- Cayugabirds-L

[cayugabirds-l] Banded Redpoll at my feeder today

2019-01-12 Thread Ken Haas
to the fields at the intersection of Rt. 79 and Black Road this morning and did not see any there - Goldfinches or Redpolls. Ken Haas Rt. 79 just West of Meckelnberg -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http

[cayugabirds-l] Beginner walk at SSW this morning

2019-03-31 Thread Ken Haas
feeders this morning. Ken Haas -- 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] Red Wings and Grackles

2019-03-13 Thread Ken Haas
A single FOY Grackle and a single FOY Red-winged Blackbird at my feeders too, here outside of Mecklenberg. More to come, I’m sure. And probably very soon! Ken Haas > On Mar 13, 2019, at 11:40 AM, Judith Thurber wrote: > > Grackles in Liverpool today, too. I think it is spring.

[cayugabirds-l] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Re: [cayugabirds-l] Ospreys are still rare. Here’s what might be mistaken for one

2019-03-18 Thread Ken Haas
due to the loud noises being made by the dump trucks constantly going in and out as they work on the dredged material near the nest. Ken Haas > On Mar 18, 2019, at 9:27 PM, Kevin J. McGowan wrote: > > Good points, Dave. I too saw that Bald Eagle yesterday at Stewart Park and > w

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Help with bird song?

2019-06-08 Thread Ken Haas
on the bird in his recording is a bit truncated from your bird's song. So, I agree with the others that a Dark-eyed Junco, Slate-colored, is my best guess, too. Ken Haas On Jun 8, 2019, at 4:49 PM, Barbara Bauer Sadovnic wrote: > Thank you all for the replies. > > Asher, Sandy, Laura,

[cayugabirds-l] Returning birds

2019-05-02 Thread Ken Haas
is bustin’ out all over”. Ken Haas -- 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] West side of the lake field trip

2019-09-30 Thread Ken Haas
HI everyone! Please join me, Ken Haas, on Sunday, October 6th, for a half-day field trip on the west side of the lake. We'll meet at the Ithaca Children’s Garden at 8:00 am (near the big turtle) to car pool and will return around 12:30 pm. While there, we’ll walk up the Black Diamond trail