[cayugabirds-l] Snow Geese

2011-12-16 Thread Paul Schmitt
Several thousand Snow Geese in field east of NY 414 2 miles north of Fayette . That wold be about 1-1/2 miles north of Swedish Hill. Thought SG had mostly gone south by now. Montezuma quiet except one imm Bald Eagle at visitor center and two adults across pool at nest tree. Paul Schmitt

[cayugabirds-l] Birds Hang Around Mistletoe For More Than A Kiss

2012-12-27 Thread Paul Schmitt
From Paul Schmitt: I found the following story on the NPR iPhone App: Birds Hang Around Mistletoe For More Than A Kiss by Sabri Ben-Achour WAMU - December 27, 2012 For the Druids, mistletoe was sacred. For us, it's a cute ornament and maybe an excuse to steal a kiss. And of course it's

[cayugabirds-l] Tundra Swans in Big Flats

2014-03-22 Thread Paul Schmitt
Currently 103 Tundra Swans in the pond to the west of Kahler Road at the Speer Memorial Park. They are in the back pond behind Lowe Pond. Also one Mute Swan keeping its distance and the usual resident flock of Canada Geese. Paul Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Red-headed Woodpeckers feeding their chick

2014-07-04 Thread Paul Schmitt
with the wind keeping the mosquitoes down. Paul Schmitt -- 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

Re: [cayugabirds-l] goose poop an issue at interior of Myers Park

2014-08-22 Thread Paul Schmitt
The large airports have learned to stop cutting the grass so short. I believe over 9 inches discourages them. But that goes contrary to the American ideal, eh? Paul Schmitt From: Meena Madhav Haribal Sent: Friday, August 22, 2014 6:41 PM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L ; Donna Lee Scott Subject: RE

[cayugabirds-l] Making Montezuma even better

2014-09-11 Thread Paul Schmitt
– A Wood duck-- on my photo pack to show my support for the refuge system. Wouldn’t it be great if all birders did the same? With these four actions, we can move from helpful ideas to an even more enriching refuge. I hope you will join me. Paul Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Golden-crowned Kinglet

2014-11-13 Thread Paul Schmitt
, so I suspect there was at least on other. Isn't this very late to be seeing these? No luck on the turkeys, so this softened my disappointment on the turkeys. Paul Schmitt -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Snowy Owl at Hancock Airport

2014-12-31 Thread Paul Schmitt
I have a friend who is returning to France in a few months and would love to see a Snowy before leaving. Have there been any more sightings at Hancock Field since December 26? Appreciate any update. Thanks, Paul Schmitt pschmi...@gmail.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] SFO learns alchemy - GH Owl nest - correction: owls there Thursday 4/16 morning.

2015-04-19 Thread Paul Schmitt
Well, I have photos of both chicks and adult from Saturday morning. This report does not match. Paul Schmitt Sent from my iPad On Apr 19, 2015, at 6:15 PM, Marie P. Read m...@cornell.edu wrote: Correction: I was at the GH Owl nest THURSDAY morning, around 9:00 am. One adult and one

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Mill pond path ... Union Springs

2015-09-29 Thread Paul Schmitt
If This follows the pattern of many Eagle Scout projects that lack a commitment for maintenance, the trail will be gone in ten years. Paul Schmitt Sent from my iPad > On Sep 28, 2015, at 9:38 PM, John and Fritzie Blizzard > <job121...@verizon.net> wrote: > > Today I wa

[cayugabirds-l] Lightroom CC Photo Editing: The Complete Guide with Ben Willmore

2016-04-01 Thread Paul Schmitt
, they offer a discount to people on the RSVP list. Ray Hunt and I have been watching free programs over the last 2 years. Willmore has been a top instructor. Paul Schmitt Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Why larger predatory birds flee smaller birds

2016-07-18 Thread Paul Schmitt
. Paul Schmitt On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 1:42 PM, Dave K <fishwatch...@hotmail.com> wrote: > On the Eastern end of Eaton Marsh this AM, Kingbirds were defending > against an Osprey. It's the first time I've seen the Kingbirds red crown > which, apparently, they use in this situa

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Shindagin Hollow

2017-05-08 Thread Paul Schmitt
Maybe the road is flooded where it crosses the creek? PS On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 12:03 PM, Laura Stenzler wrote: > Hi all, > > I decided to check out Shindagin Hollow this morning to see if there was > any activity. I was surpised to find that there is a barrier and "Road >

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Where are the birds?

2018-06-20 Thread Paul Schmitt
foraging in stream areas. Paul Schmitt Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 20, 2018, at 3:31 PM, Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes > wrote: > > Something not mentioned is the impact of unexpected Atlantic tropical and > hurricane storm systems and the affect these may have upon migrating

Re: [cayugabirds-l] No Birds

2021-02-23 Thread Paul Schmitt
, and then were back. Paul Schmitt On Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 6:28 PM Marie P. Read wrote: > My bet would be the weather. Yesterday was cold and windy...birds are more > hungry in those circumstances. > Today it's much milder. > > Marie > > Marie Read Wildlife Photography > 452 R

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Suet question

2022-01-09 Thread Paul Schmitt
of the plastic squares from a commercial suet cake and oil it for easy release. Paul Schmitt Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 9, 2022, at 10:22 AM, t...@ottcmail.com wrote: > >  I love Pine Tree Farms - nice people, good prices - and we get all our seed > and suet there, but have never s