[cayugabirds-l] Fwd: [GeneseeBirds-L] Fwd: Ivory Gull in Toronto, Ontario

2010-02-15 Thread Mike Powers
FYI. -Mike Michael Powers Horseheads, NY -- Forwarded message -- From: jmpawl...@aol.com Date: Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 6:43 PM Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Fwd: Ivory Gull in Toronto, Ontario To: geneseebird...@geneseo.edu Cc: nysbird...@cornell.edu Haven't seen anything forwarded

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Bonaparte's gull @ stewart park

2010-03-25 Thread Mike Powers
birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 12:12 AM, Dave Nutter nutter.d...@mac.com wrote: I neglected to mention yesterday at Stewart Park an immature BALD EAGLE flew west along the shore at treetop level carrying a fish and accompanied by several crows.  They all

[cayugabirds-l] Tanglewood Nature Center (Elmira, NY)

2010-05-02 Thread Mike Powers
(only the second time I've seen this species away from bridges crossing the Chemung River) that was mingling with the Tree Swallows that nest around the nature center and parking lot. Several first of year birds are noted on my full eBird checklist, below. Good birding! Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Listening on Mt. Pleasant tonight

2010-09-17 Thread Mike Powers
Red-breasted Grosbeak. I didn't note any other thrushes. A Common Yellowthroat was the only higher frequency call I noted during the 30 minutes I was listening. Other calls of interest were Green Heron, a Caspian Tern, and a very loquacious Eastern Screech-owl. Cheers, Mike - Mike Powers

[cayugabirds-l] Tundra Swans

2010-10-01 Thread Mike Powers
sightings in NY. The majority of reports are from the last week of October, and there are no October reports from Tompkins county. Good birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tundra Swans - More Info and a Step Back

2010-10-01 Thread Mike Powers
and provide a more substantive identification, regardless which species they are it's an interesting sighting. I'll be on the lookout on my way home this evening. (Note to self: travel somewhere to watch swans more often.) Cheers, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 11:48

[cayugabirds-l] KING EIDER continues - Seneca Lake State Park

2010-11-16 Thread Mike Powers
and Mallards 40-60 yards from shore, directly south of the entrance to the park. Thanks to all who posted information about this bird! Cheers, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [cayugabirds-l] KING EIDER in Fall Cr

2010-12-07 Thread Mike Powers
with crayfish. Good birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 7:29 AM, 6072292...@vtext.com wrote: KING EIDER in Fall Cr by boathouse in Stewart Pk despite gathering ice, 720am Tu 7 Dec --Dave Nutter -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn Orchard , May 19, 2011 - Golden-winged Warbler and more

2011-05-19 Thread Mike Powers
suspect the presence of an accipiter or other predator given the behavior of a near-murder of crows who were mobbing a tall conifer towards the middle of the orchard. My full eBird list is below. Cheers, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY Hawthorn Orchard, Tompkins, US-NY May 19, 2011 12:05 PM

Re: [cayugabirds-l] abbreviations

2011-03-16 Thread Mike Powers
Hi all, Here is a nice write-up demystifying birder shorthand for those that are interested in learning more: http://www.nabirding.com/2011/03/11/birder-shorthand-demystifying-the-code-of-banders/ Cheers, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 2:52 AM, Brenda Best bestb

[cayugabirds-l] OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER - Chemung Co., Horseheads

2011-05-29 Thread Mike Powers
regularly and then disappeared to the north. A great start to a beautiful day! Good birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] White-winged Crossbill

2011-12-08 Thread Mike Powers
. Might be worth re-reading this story about crossbills, written during their irruption in 2008-09: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/news/got-white-winged-crossbills Good birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] 03 Feb - Western Grebe, RT Loon, SE OWL

2012-02-04 Thread Mike Powers
I've had in a long, long time! Good birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY -- 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] NEXRAD site

2012-04-28 Thread Mike Powers
birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 1:01 PM, John and Sue Gregoire k...@empacc.net wrote: The NEXRAD site I use has been stuck on 23 April for 5 days now. This site is a great tool for monitoring migration and I'm really missing it. Anybody having the same

[cayugabirds-l] Seneca Lake, West Side

2013-03-02 Thread Mike Powers
me if I missed something in there! Good birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] OOB - Lawrence's Warbler

2014-05-12 Thread Mike Powers
it's staking out a territory and seeking a mate (though I wish it was singing a Golden-winged song, that would be a new yard bird, too). Good birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY Prospect Hill - Home, Chemung, US-NY May 12, 2014 5:41 PM - 6:14 PM Protocol: Traveling 0.25 mile(s) Comments

[cayugabirds-l] Western Tanager - Yes, March 10

2016-03-10 Thread Mike Powers
The Western Tanager was present outside of Day Hall just after noon today (Thursday, March 10). It took a while, but it eventually made an appearance with the House Sparrows visiting the seeds on a window ledge on Day Hall, then it disappeared into the conifers by the College store. Thanks to

[cayugabirds-l] Garganey present - Thursday, June 16

2016-06-16 Thread Mike Powers
on Saturday, and as it hadn't been reported since Sunday (as far as I can tell) I was really happy to have this brief encounter with the bird. Cheers, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

[cayugabirds-l] Update: Eurasian Wigeon in Queen Catharine Marsh (Watkins Glen)

2019-03-22 Thread Mike Powers
the bird hanging out with a small group of American Wigeon and a couple of Gadwall. My (terrible) digiscoped photos are included this checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S54089475 Good birding, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Winter Birds and Winter Birding

2020-12-29 Thread Mike Powers
to best approach finding these elusive birds. It turns out the third time visiting Hoster Road was the charm for me . . . this was a great way to end 2020! Cheers, Mike -- Mike Powers Horseheads, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http