Cedar Waxwings

2009-08-06 Thread Meena Haribal
interactions with a Blue Dasher (a dragonfly) in New Hampshire last week. He became so used to me that he started landing on my finger instead of bushes. You can read about it at http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ . Feel free to comment on the page. Cheers meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage

waxwings

2009-08-07 Thread Meena Haribal
Waxwings are getting bolder, I guess they need spider silk badly! Wow she sat quite a few seconds kept moving her mouth as if she was biting or chatting at about 2.5 ft on the other side of the glass! Meena Haribal Cornell Lab Of Ornithology 159, Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca NY 14850 Phone: 607

Fwd: Bird quiz

2009-08-11 Thread Meena Haribal
/08/11/science/20090811-NAMING-QUIZ.html Unfair advantage to those of you who have actually studied birds in Peru. -- Susan E. Spear Graphic Designer Meena Haribal Cornell Lab Of Ornithology 159, Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca NY 14850 Phone: 607-254-2148, 607-254-4958 Fax: 607-254-2415, 607-254

Migrants and some other birds of interest today

2009-08-21 Thread Meena Haribal
presence by drumming on a dead branch! Now back to moths! Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/mothsofithaca.htmlhttp://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August

Avocet at Mays Present

2009-08-23 Thread Meena Haribal
Avocet at Mays is still present and there were Black-bellied Plover, Semipalmated and Least sandpipers one each were present at Myer's in the morning.. I sent this by phone from May's but seem to have not been made to Cayugabirds. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http

Re: migrants

2009-08-24 Thread Meena Haribal
/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES Temporary archive: http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- Meena Haribal Cornell Lab Of Ornithology 159, Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca NY 14850 Phone: 607-254

[cayugabirds-l] Blue Jay Migration

2009-09-16 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, Since morning I have been seeing Blue Jays heading south in groups over my computer monitor (that is the part of window visible to me). Meena Meena Haribal Cornell Lab Of Ornithology/BTI Ithaca NY 14850 Phone: 607-254-2148, 607-254-4958 Fax: 607-254-2415, 607-254-2104 webpage: http

[cayugabirds-l] Winter Wren at Mundy

2009-10-06 Thread Meena Haribal
side. I also heard Golden-crowned Kinglets, but did not see them. At the base of the stairs near Mundy buildings, close to Kentucky spot, was a thrush in honeysuckle thickets that never allowed to me to a get a good look at him. All I could see was movements and a brown bird. Meena Meena

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskin

2009-10-06 Thread Meena Haribal
submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- Meena Haribal Cornell Lab Of Ornithology 159, Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca NY 14850 Phone: 607-254-2148, 607-254-4958 Fax: 607-254-2415, 607-254-2104 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Brant Turkey Vultures

2009-10-14 Thread Meena Haribal
at least 10 of them. Then another group of TV's was seen from Uris Library around 3.10 PM that were mainly flying over downtown Ithaca and I would think about 25 of them. I also saw a COOPER's HAWK from my office window heading south east. Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http

[cayugabirds-l] Sharp-shinns

2009-10-16 Thread Meena Haribal
grebes there. Meena Meena Haribal Cornell Lab Of Ornithology 159, Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca NY 14850 Phone: 607-254-2148, 607-254-4958 Fax: 607-254-2415, 607-254-2104 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/mothsofithaca.htmlhttp://haribal.wikispaces.com

[cayugabirds-l] more on migration

2009-10-16 Thread Meena Haribal
While writing down some notes, my colleague and I observed 25+ TVS gaining thermals and one Peregrine heading south west. Another three of TVs are circling in front of me. Two more joined this group. No BVs' in them yet! Meena Meena Haribal Cornell Lab Of Ornithology 159, Sapsucker Woods Road

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Creepers

2009-10-22 Thread Meena Haribal
Today a late walk around 2.00 pm in Mundy, produced a Brown Creeper (or possibly two, only heard) near the top of Judd Falls striaways. Meena Meena Haribal Cornell Lab Of Ornithology 159, Sapsucker Woods Road Ithaca NY 14850 Phone: 607-254-2148, 607-254-4958 Fax: 607-254-2415, 607-254-2104

[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [GeneseeBirds-L] Scissor-tailed flycatcher in Van Dyne Spoor Savannah?

2009-10-24 Thread Meena Haribal
://mail.geneseo.edu/mailman/listinfo/geneseebirds-l Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/mothsofithaca.htmlhttp://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdf Current

[cayugabirds-l] Loons

2009-11-04 Thread Meena Haribal
As I stepped out into back yard to catch bus, I just looked up and found loons overhead. There were nine of them fairly low in a tight knit group. So I watched them for a few seconds and almost missed the bus. Luckily driver saw me and stopped the bus :-) Along East Ithaca Recreation Way,

[cayugabirds-l] Junco banging on the window

2009-12-18 Thread Meena Haribal
tilted. In the morning I thought he might have died of cold, but now I am wondering may be he got hit by a car?? Hope it is not the cold that is killing them :-( Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] gettin' frisky?

2010-01-07 Thread Meena Haribal
://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES Archives: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850

[cayugabirds-l] Sharp-shinned Hawk SIRW

2010-01-10 Thread Meena Haribal
/maillist.html 2) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe

[cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl

2010-01-15 Thread Meena Haribal
across the road. Recently, I had spoken to three different people who told me they have been hearing GHOW, including one of my neighbors. I am glad I too heard! I just got back from downtown and listened for a few minutes outside, but did not hear anything other than cars! Meena Meena Haribal

[cayugabirds-l] Some birding and natural history notes

2010-01-16 Thread Meena Haribal
we were kids, girls always fought with each other and when very angry would pinch each other's shoulders. Snow Geese behavior reminded me of that. Snow geese seemed humane or the girls were like snow geese! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSEmTiva6y0 Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Peregrine sightings so far Friday 1/22

2010-01-22 Thread Meena Haribal
Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ -- Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 phone 607 2541258 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdf Current Loc: 42o 25

[cayugabirds-l] OSB report Highland Forest and others

2010-01-24 Thread Meena Haribal
not heard or seen any American Goldfinches. Are they around? I have not seen anyone report them either, especially those who write all sightings or is it that AMGOs are not considered worth a species to be reported. I am missing them. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Goldfinches

2010-01-24 Thread Meena Haribal
Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/mothsofithaca.htmlhttp://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdf Current Loc: 42o 25' 44.48 N, 76o 28' 16.90 W Elev 816

[cayugabirds-l] Carolina Wren

2010-01-30 Thread Meena Haribal
thought him to be dumb =-O Today morning I have heard Tufted Titmouse, Blue Jays and Crows calling. I feel while I am listening to music, I have been hearing something else singing, may be a Robin, or may it is just my brain that has been tricking me . Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850

[cayugabirds-l] Sunday Birding

2010-01-31 Thread Meena Haribal
at it, it took flight along downstream of Pine Tree Road. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 webpage: http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/mothsofithaca.htmlhttp://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip

[cayugabirds-l] Bald Eagle

2010-02-01 Thread Meena Haribal
An adult Bald Eagle just flew south over my office window! A pair of Red-tails seem to be in the vicinity too and seem to be going to Vet tower often. may be they are thinking of making it a home! Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 phone 607 2541258 webpage: http

[cayugabirds-l] Some birds noted this week-end

2010-02-07 Thread Meena Haribal
On the way to Boonville, NY and back, I passed through Lansingville Road and Route 90 (state). On Lansingville Road, in a field just before Davis Road, I saw a few Snow Buntings and Horned Larks . On Route 90, a couple of miles past Indian Fields Road, I saw another flock of about 15 or so

[cayugabirds-l] Gang Wars

2010-02-20 Thread Meena Haribal
. It was a serious fight. I did not watch the whole episode, but I could hear them going on for long time, I don't know what happened in the end. Meena Haribal Ithaca NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods and SHort-eared Owls

2010-02-21 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, After almost 5.5 months, I took my Sapsucker Woods lunch walk (but on skis). I did all trails and some twice. I did come across many birds, which I used to do in the past. Hoards of chicakdees, but was looking for my friend KRAP but did not see him, but did see other banded chickadees

RE: Goldfinch [cayugabirds-l] Pine Siskin in Caroline(was)

2010-02-27 Thread Meena Haribal
Ken and all, Sometimes ago I did post about lack of goldfinches in my areas. Several people wrote they do have goldfinches at their feeders, but several others wrote that they do not have any goldfinches. Now Ken in spite of having a feeder reports lack of goldfinches. So it does seem

[cayugabirds-l] FYI from Onieda birds

2010-02-28 Thread Meena Haribal
1b. Snowy Owl http://groups.yahoo.com/group/oneidabirds/message/6344;_ylc=X3oDMTJyZTVidjVqBF9TAzk3MzU5NzE1BGdycElkAzE2NTk5NzU0BGdycHNwSWQDMTcwNTA2NTc4NwRtc2dJZAM2MzQ0BHNlYwNkbXNnBHNsawN2bXNnBHN0aW1lAzEyNjczNjkzNTU- Posted by: Sue March smar...@twcny.rr.com

[cayugabirds-l] No Geese today

2010-03-11 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, I have been looking on and off at the sky when I get chance and hardly seen migrant geese today. Wow, all action occurs just in a day or two. Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http

RE: [cayugabirds-l] crow behavior

2010-03-11 Thread Meena Haribal
it by beating it to the ground and the rodent clung to its life and beak of the egre. Finally rodent got away. Egret was not very happy with itself in the end. Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ -Original Message- From: bounce-5419862-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-5419862

[cayugabirds-l] Campus Golden Eagle

2010-03-16 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, I missed my regular bus of 4.43 PM, so decided to take the bus after an hour. But when I came down I had missed this bus too. Then I decided that I will take bus part of the distance and walk the rest . I was so glad that I missed all the buses. As I was waiting I looed around,

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Montezuma tree swallow

2010-03-21 Thread Meena Haribal
I saw two Tree Swallows today at Tshache Pool. Why do Tree Swallows come so early when it is freezing out here? What evolutionary pressures force them to arrive at the breeding ground early? I was wondering if it has to do something with availability of nest cavities. Blue Birds seem to have

[cayugabirds-l] Song sparrow back!

2010-03-25 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, I am pleased to inform that my backyard Song Sparrow is back today morning! He sang from two of his favorite perches! This is fifth year in a row he has occupied my backyard or his own territory which I am occupying currently! Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Song sparrow back!

2010-03-25 Thread Meena Haribal
[mailto:bounce-5475443-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Meena Haribal Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2010 11:14 AM To: CayugaBirds Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Song sparrow back! Hi all, I am pleased to inform that my backyard Song Sparrow is back today morning! He sang from two of his favorite perches

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Phoebes

2010-04-01 Thread Meena Haribal
In the morning to keep of the smell of Jointer compound (or whatever it is called, but stinks), I opened the windows and I also heard a very insistent Eastern Phoebe of my neighborhood vocalizing. Last a couple of times when I have walked to Pine Tree road, I have got fooled by a mockingbird.

[cayugabirds-l] Some evening birds including a ROUGH-WINGED SWALLOW

2010-04-01 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, Between waiting for the bus and bus ride to Honness lane and the walk to home I had following birds. 22 Turkey Vultures, mostly migrants, while waiting for the bus. On Honness Lane, over a birder's House was an adult BALD EAGLE heading northeast. Numerous Robins, Grackles and House

RE: [cayugabirds-l] fire at Montezuma and Hawks

2010-04-04 Thread Meena Haribal
May be fire is good. It seemed to have burned just in time. Some fresh growth would be evident and might keep off some unwanteds. There seem to be to slow stream of hawks passing by but they are very high. But I dont have much of time to be out there. But in-between I go out to get some

RE:[cayugabirds-l] New Brown Creeper behavior information!

2010-04-12 Thread Meena Haribal
For quite some time a local Am crow has been flying around without flapping his wings and he has been keeping his wings in dihedral angle. Sometimes that angle is acute almost like butterflies do. He has also been harassing two local Red-tails while gliding or even diving. He just now touched

[cayugabirds-l] Saturday-Sunday with SFO class Highlights

2010-04-12 Thread Meena Haribal
and red after two days of bird-watching! Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ -- 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] Owl on Freese Road

2010-04-14 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, Yesterday after the unsuccessful owl outing I was heading home and on Freese Road in the headlights, I saw an owl fly across the road from the creek side to Liddel Woods. It was a large owl. But I could not say if it was a Great Horned or Barred as it flew into woods. Meena Haribal

[cayugabirds-l] Pileated Wood peckers

2010-04-18 Thread Meena Haribal
years! But hey that shows there is lots to learn about everyday subjects! Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Shindagin Hollow BW Warbler

2010-04-21 Thread Meena Haribal
Interesting, I observed that it seems suddenly for every Shindagin Hollow has become THE place to go to bird :-) It was always good for birds and also for rare butterflies! Meena -Original Message- From: bounce-5621798-3493...@list.cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Chickadees and Titmouse courtship

2010-04-21 Thread Meena Haribal
I have been watching chickadees and titmice in Mundy wildflower garden during lunch time. Today I came upon a pair of chickadees, one was quivering its wings and making squeaky noise and the other was doing chickree chickree, but I could not see the bird. So I stopped to look. Initially, they

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Louisiana Waterthrush

2010-04-23 Thread Meena Haribal
About three or four years ago I found similar differences in songs of Northern Waterthrushes. All in the same location, that is Sapsucker Woods on the Dryden side of the trails. Initially, I distinguished them by sound, then I recorded them and looked at the sonograms. I was surprised that

[cayugabirds-l] RC Kinglet

2010-04-23 Thread Meena Haribal
behind the eyes make him look angrier. There was also a Chipping Sparrow signing right over my head when I was waiting for the bus. I seem get used to the metallic quality (at least that is how I feel) and hoping I will get better at distinguishing individual chippies! Meena Meena Haribal Boyce

[cayugabirds-l] Sat SFO at Monkey Run, Ringwood and Mt Pleasant

2010-04-25 Thread Meena Haribal
our head giving some best views and headed to his destination finally. It started as a freezing morning when birds also felt the same and ended up as a pleasant morning on Mount Pleasant. Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Loons!

2010-04-27 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, Just a few seconds ago we watched (my office colleague and I) 5 Common Loons heading directly to lake! Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest

[cayugabirds-l] Mundy at lunchtime

2010-05-11 Thread Meena Haribal
they catch, more intrigued I am. I am interested in learning how the warblers know where to get insects. Now I wonder how do we keep track of the plants that have caterpillars. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http

[cayugabirds-l] FW: Birding in the U.S.

2010-05-11 Thread Meena Haribal
Thought this be of interest to people on this list serve. Meena From: geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu [mailto:geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu] On Behalf Of Lynn A. Braband Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 3:30 PM To: Genesse_Birds Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Birding in the U.S. Title: Birding

[cayugabirds-l] Catbird!

2010-05-13 Thread Meena Haribal
Last few days I have been anxiously waiting for the Catbird to come home. One day I heard some soft catbirds sounds but it turned out he was not from my area. Today as I walked into my backyard, I was thrilled to hear him, he is back! He is hiding in the rose bushes and singing with gusto. I

[cayugabirds-l] Sunday at MNWR

2010-05-18 Thread Meena Haribal
of common terns. We also watched one Osprey being harassed by five Bald Eagles. The Osprey nest near Lock 26 on Rt 89 at May's point seem to have been destroyed. I don't know if it was purposely removed or it fell off in one of the recent windy days. We also saw some other usual birds. Meena Meena

[cayugabirds-l] Your responses to YBSA

2010-05-21 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, Thank you so much for all the replies I received and I was planning on replying to each separately, but I have been clobbered with variety of things. I will try to locate some trees this week-end and write to you separately. Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone

[cayugabirds-l] King Rail OOB (or may be in the basin)

2010-05-23 Thread Meena Haribal
have heard the same calls in the this marsh too. I will go again today evening if I get chance. Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ PS: I looked at the topo map and it may be that this marsh drains into Cayuga Inlet. Or it is just sitting on the boundary of the Susquehanna and Cayuga

[cayugabirds-l] Connecticut Hills on Saturday afternoon

2010-05-23 Thread Meena Haribal
was photographing Eastern Red Damselflies at the Orchid Pond and my mic was in the car. I think a raven in the distance And.. many usual birds On Friday I was at South Hill in Plantations natural area and I heard a pair of Ravens croaking away. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org

RE:[cayugabirds-l] King Rail OOB (or may be in the basin)

2010-05-23 Thread Meena Haribal
I wrote Route 36 in my previous mail, I am sorry I meant Route 34/96 and I mixed the two and made it easy by calling it Route 36. Geo Kloppel informs me that this location is in the basin. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ From: bounce-5868924-3493...@list.cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] Black-billed Cuckoo

2010-05-24 Thread Meena Haribal
I was working in my home garden today morning from about 6 to 7.30 am. Black-billed Cuckoos (two) called many times. One was calling from the east side and one further down on the west side of Route 79. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http

RE: Re:[cayugabirds-l] Grasshopper Sparrow in Danby and new thread ORCAHRD ORIOLE at Freese Raod gardens

2010-06-08 Thread Meena Haribal
back from Canada, I stopped at Montezuma to look for the HUGO. But was not lucky to see him. But I did see a Pergrine from the deck of Skylon restaurant. Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http://haribal.org/ From: bounce-6022086-3493

[cayugabirds-l] Raven

2010-06-29 Thread Meena Haribal
also saw my first two monarchs of the year. Happy Summer! Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http://haribal.org/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com

[cayugabirds-l] Connecticut Hills

2010-07-10 Thread Meena Haribal
heard before, unfortunately I did not have my recorder. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/cayugabirds-l

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club mention in this Cornell cast interview with Krissy Faust FYI

2010-07-16 Thread Meena Haribal
mentioned too! Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdfhttp://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http:/www.geocities.com

[cayugabirds-l] oob Chemung River sightings and others

2010-07-18 Thread Meena Haribal
. On the way back however there was a beautiful sunset with thunderstorms and lightings. Meadowlarks, Eastern Kingbirds, Eastern Bluebirds, Savannah Sparrows and Bobolinks were the highlights. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ http://picasaweb.google.com/ithmoths http

[cayugabirds-l] Bald eagle

2010-07-28 Thread Meena Haribal
at the same spot. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdfhttp://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http:/www.geocities.com/asiootusloe

[cayugabirds-l] Conn Hill and Home birds

2010-07-31 Thread Meena Haribal
seem to be having blast hawking on insects and feeding on thistle. I did see several monarchs (five fully grown up caterpillars) and lots and lots of Great Spangled Fritillaries and a few other speices. Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ http://picasaweb.google.com

[cayugabirds-l] E. Screech Owl

2010-08-12 Thread Meena Haribal
are interested in seeing the photos http://picasaweb.google.com/ithmoths/AugustMoths# Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http://haribal.org/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[cayugabirds-l] Great -Horned Owl

2010-08-13 Thread Meena Haribal
about Chimney Swift migration? Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdfhttp://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http

[cayugabirds-l] Sunday Evening at MNWR (loong)

2010-08-17 Thread Meena Haribal
until it was almost dark hoping for a nighthawk or a night heron, but none came to the marsh. It was a beautiful evening! I had a total of 66 species! Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ http://picasaweb.google.com/ithmoths http://picasaweb.google.com/mharibal http

[cayugabirds-l] Mundy at lunch time; Philadelphia Vireo and Canada Warblers

2010-08-18 Thread Meena Haribal
. PHOEBES and RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER, probably all residents yet. There were a couple of Pantala flavescens (Wandering Glider) and an Ajax junius (Green Darner. Monarchs have started heading south, I have seen several of them today. Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850

[cayugabirds-l] FYI FW: [GeneseeBirds-L] Whimbrel Phalaropes at Knox-Marsellus

2010-08-21 Thread Meena Haribal
Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http://haribal.org/ From: geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu [geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu] On Behalf Of Gary Chapin [gchap...@rochester.rr.com] Sent: Friday, August 20, 2010 9:43 PM To: Cayuga Birds; Geneseebirds

[cayugabirds-l] Mundy on Wednesday at lunch Parula and Ovenbird

2010-08-25 Thread Meena Haribal
in a circle, finally headed back to Mundy. Nice office bird. I am still seeing Chimney Swifts in front of my office window. meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage

[cayugabirds-l] Some bird notes

2010-08-27 Thread Meena Haribal
there. Let's see what the day hold for us! Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ http://picasaweb.google.com/ithmoths http://picasaweb.google.com/mharibal http://www.flickr.com/photos/91426...@n00/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Migrants in the morning

2010-08-29 Thread Meena Haribal
at this time, I could actually see RED-NECKED PHALAROPES as red-necked and not just phalaropes, with the same scope. There were also 7 SANDHILL CRANES in the marsh. Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY http://haribal.org/ http://picasaweb.google.com/ithmoths http://picasaweb.google.com/mharibal http

[cayugabirds-l] GHOW again

2010-09-02 Thread Meena Haribal
it is an Eastern Screech Owl taken up residence in nearby area and he just whistles single whistle at a time. Has anyone herad him doing single whistles? Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http://haribal.org/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Mundy on Sund(a)y

2010-09-05 Thread Meena Haribal
computer for four years, so you should be able to do it too. Reply was but they keep upgrading often. Or So what do you get for dinner? Parents probably visiting their offsprings to make sure their kids have settled down and have what they need for their future life on the campus. Meena

[cayugabirds-l] Raptors and Odonates

2010-09-13 Thread Meena Haribal
Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdfhttp://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http:/www.geocities.com/asiootusloe

[cayugabirds-l] correction: RE: Raptors and Odonates

2010-09-13 Thread Meena Haribal
Well, darners were not heading north but south. My brain is still confused in spite of 17 years in US. At the beginning of my arrival in US, I always felt north was south and south was north! Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http

Nightflight call listening and viewing RE: [cayugabirds-l] Night on the Mount

2010-09-18 Thread Meena Haribal
thought some of them were migrating bats! It was wonderful two hours, which was enjoyed by 12 of us! If Bill posts similar event again sometimes, make sure you go, I am going to miss rest of the night migration this year :-( Thanks again Bill. Happy Birding! Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http

[cayugabirds-l] Freese Road birds

2010-09-19 Thread Meena Haribal
check to see if there were any goldfinches, but instead I found a Mockingbird churring, Rose-breasted Grosbeak chinking, and a Magnolia Warbler feeding oblivious to my presence, but the Catbird was annoyed. There was a sparrow in the thicket that never came out. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson

[cayugabirds-l] Mundy at lunch

2010-10-27 Thread Meena Haribal
. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdfhttp://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http:/www.geocities.com/asiootusloe

RE:[cayugabirds-l] crab apple feast

2010-10-29 Thread Meena Haribal
A few days ago, I watched a Red-bellied feed on samara (or may be insects associated with the samara) of Ash I think. He had to sit and hang in awkward positions. For some time he hovered like chickadees. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http

[cayugabirds-l] Chipping Sparrow

2010-11-14 Thread Meena Haribal
no response. We were wondering as to what this insect was perceiving. Same frequencies we hear or was it something that we did not hear? For those who enjoy insects too, here is a link to short video for this behavior. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9-jmjZkl3c cheers Meena Meena Haribal

[cayugabirds-l] I did not send any videos, it is spam!

2010-11-19 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, It looks like my hotmail address has been compromised and lot of birders seem to have received and e-mail from my hotmail address. Thanks to Gladys for alerting me. I did not send any! Hence I am using this to let you know. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850

[cayugabirds-l] Canada's Migrating

2010-12-07 Thread Meena Haribal
Hi all, Last couple of days I have observed several skeins (correct?) of geese in the sky. I guess it is getting cold and they are feeling it! Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Vulture in the snow?

2010-12-09 Thread Meena Haribal
There have been several TV's floating in front of my office window on Cornell campus last few days. I saw two just a few minutes ago. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http

[cayugabirds-l] Loon, snow geese and waxwings

2010-12-15 Thread Meena Haribal
active. Gulls are heading to dump! Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdfhttp://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http

[cayugabirds-l] Possible Lewis's Woodpecker along Cayuga lake East shore

2010-12-23 Thread Meena Haribal
the lake from Ithaca. So keep your eyes open. Unfortunately, my colleague is also leaving town soon so it may not be seen in next few days. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http

[cayugabirds-l] Sharpie and TV

2011-01-17 Thread Meena Haribal
Today early morning I did see the TV again, lazily floating over plantations. Today three times I have seen a Sharpie from my office window. I guess it is the same bird spending time in the same locality. It just now flew over to Mundy wildflower garden. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Bird nest decorations

2011-01-21 Thread Meena Haribal
these guys studied the Black Kites did not have exotic colors available. I wonder what would happen if they were given different choice of colors would they show a gradient in their fitness. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http

RE: [cayugabirds-l] OT: One more for the road

2011-01-27 Thread Meena Haribal
in the evolutionary time, well before humans came to the scene. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdfhttp

[cayugabirds-l] Ovid area

2011-02-12 Thread Meena Haribal
. I saw two TVS from rt 366 today. Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http://haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http

[cayugabirds-l] SEOW and Raft of Redehads info

2011-02-19 Thread Meena Haribal
mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. So we are covered for most of the time! Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http://haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] tvs

2011-02-28 Thread Meena Haribal
5 or 6 TVs circling at my window level just 10 to 15 away on occasions. They look beautiful! Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August

RE: [cayugabirds-l] Why don't RTHA eat all the pheasants at the game farm?

2011-03-03 Thread Meena Haribal
, happen to have been conducted in Ithaca around game farm and does not reflect true preferences of RTHA Just another query. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space

[cayugabirds-l] about bird OT basin

2011-03-04 Thread Meena Haribal
=datesubmit=Submit Enjoy the scientific gossip! And for the sightings, TVs are still hanging around here and come often close to the windows. They look fabulous in bright morning light. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com

[cayugabirds-l] Red-winged Blackbirds

2011-03-06 Thread Meena Haribal
at the spit. I actually did not even the scan the lake, I don't know why. I was planning on doing it, but it started to rain, so I packed up. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com

[cayugabirds-l] Campus Peregrine

2011-03-07 Thread Meena Haribal
out of your office window? Meena Meena Haribal Ithaca NY 14850 http://haribal.org/ http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com

[cayugabirds-l] Snowys in Orion

2011-03-09 Thread Meena Haribal
was turning into East Hill Plaza, a Common Grackle flew past the bus! I am looking forward to next few days! Meena PS: Those who missed Pale Male, newer version, do see it you get chance! Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http

RE: [cayugabirds-l] tame tree sparrow

2011-03-09 Thread Meena Haribal
Carol, Birds too have personalities. Some are bolder others are shy. I don't know about this particular bird you have to watch him for other signs to make sure he is happy creature. Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http

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