RE: [cayugabirds-l] Location map for Cayuga birding

2010-12-01 Thread Michael O Engle
I use this Google Maps overlay for Cayuga basin spots: http://tinyurl.com/3oclco Michael From: bounce-7483241-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-7483241-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of can...@i-bird.com Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 8:21 AM To: cayugabirds-l@cornell.edu

[cayugabirds-l] OT: planet Mercury visible now

2012-02-28 Thread Michael O Engle
The planet Mercury is visible close to the western horizon right now. Just follow the line from the crescent moon downward through bright Venus and Jupiter. It's a rare occurence. Michael Engle Reference Librarian/Selector Research Learning Services Cornell University Library --

[cayugabirds-l] 2 woodcock displays

2012-03-25 Thread Michael O Engle
Just off South Hill Rec Way at dusk tonight (7:30-7:50pm). One in the large field north of the temporary wooden footbridge on the trail. The other about 100 yards west of the footbridge and south of the trail. I observed about 8 cycles in the north field before heading back toward town, then

[cayugabirds-l] Bald eagle sighting

2013-06-12 Thread Michael O. Engle
This morning at 6:30 we spotted a bald eagle flying over the 30-foot dam reservoir on Six Mile Creek. It was being harrassed by a smaller bird. This is our first eagle sighting at Six Mile. What a treat! Michael Michael Engle Reference Librarian/Selector Research Learning Services Cornell

[cayugabirds-l] Robins and cedar waxings

2014-03-06 Thread Michael O. Engle
A large group of robins and cedar waxwings have been coming and going from the red oak tree just north of Olin Library in the Arts Quad for hours. Many more cedar waxwings are gathered in the pine trees near the southeast corner of Olin Library by Stimson Hall right now. Michael

[cayugabirds-l] 2 scarlet tanagers

2014-05-04 Thread Michael O. Engle
We saw two stunningly bright male scarlet tanagers on our midday walk. One was on South Hill Rec Way about 1/2 mile east of the Juniper St. entrance (just past the former location of the gate across the trail). The second was on the west side of Water Street below the new valve building for

[cayugabirds-l] snow geese on the move

2014-12-04 Thread Michael O. Engle
A group of about 75 snow geese just flew over the Arts Quad heading south. Michael + Michael Engle | m...@cornell.edu Reference Librarian Selector: Olin/Uris Reference Anglo-American Newspapers 106 Olin Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Afternoon highlight: Golden-crowned kinglet

2015-12-05 Thread Michael O. Engle
On South Hill Rec Way about an hour ago, a golden-crowned kinglet, about a half mile west of the Burns Road entrance. Also, possibly of interest from Monday last, we were surprised to see both a belted kingfisher and a great blue heron fishing on the reservoir behind thirty-foot dam and also

RE:[cayugabirds-l] Cornell campus Western Tanager still there

2016-02-26 Thread Michael O. Engle
Just before noon, the tanager is still in the same place, sheltering by the rear entrance to the Cornell Campus Store. Michael + Michael Engle, Reference and Instruction Librarian Selector, Olin/Uris Reference and Anglo-American News 106 Olin Library, Cornell University, Ithaca,

[cayugabirds-l] Western tanager present

2016-03-18 Thread Michael O. Engle
Near the base of the east wall outside the usual Campus Store entrance at 3pm. Michael Engle Reference/Instruction/Collection Development 106 Olin Library Cornell University --from my iPad mini -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Michael O. Engle
Hi, I had a chat with a local livestock raiser at Winter Market this weekend. He hays a number of fields and would like some guidance on the best time to do the haying to protect birds that nest in the fields he cuts. Please respond to me off list, and I will pass his contact information

RE:[cayugabirds-l] help determining the time to mow fields

2016-03-14 Thread Michael O. Engle
Email: m...@cornell.edu<mailto:m...@cornell.edu>; Telephone: (607) 255-1884 From: Donna Lee Scott Sent: Monday, March 14, 2016 3:39 PM To: Michael O. Engle <m...@cornell.edu>; CAYUGABIRDS-L <cayugabird...@list.cornell.edu> Subject: RE: help determining the time to mow f

[cayugabirds-l] FW: [bsbp-discuss] Pileated Woodpecker?!

2016-03-04 Thread Michael O. Engle
Educational help from the list re pileateds for a neighbor, please. + Michael Engle, Reference and Instruction Librarian Selector, Olin/Uris Reference and Anglo-American News 106 Olin Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 Email: m...@cornell.edu;

RE:[cayugabirds-l] other food for birds

2017-08-16 Thread Michael O. Engle
I let my thistles go to seed every year as well. We get lots of goldfinches visiting our yard to feed on them. I had not thought about the neighbors thinking I’m nuts…. Or seedy. Michael + Michael Engle m...@cornell.edu Reference and Instruction Librarian Selector, Olin/Uris