Mixed flock w/ Magnolia, Blackburnian Warblers near So. Hill Rail Trail

2009-08-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
. There was also a Red-eyed Vireo n the vicinity. Stuart Krasnoff Ithaca, NY -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES Temporary archive: http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your

[cayugabirds-l] South Hill - Sunday - Swainson's Thrush, Blue-headed Vireo, etc.

2009-09-21 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Apologies for the late post...I spent Sunday morning on and around the South Hill Rail Trail. Highlights were a male Pileated Woodpecker feasting on grapes, a solitary Blue-headed Vireo, an Ovenbird, and a lingering encounter with a SWAINSON'S THRUSH that kept its buffy eye- ringed eye on

[cayugabirds-l] Long-tailed Duck @ Stewart Park this AM

2009-11-04 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
There was a female Long-tailed Duck at Stewart Park this morning in the company of 3 Bufflehead,8-9 Ruddy Ducks, and 5 Aythya including 1 Ring-necked Duck, 2 Lesser Scaup, 1 Greater Scaup, and 1 yet-to-be- determined that Dave Nutter was studying when I left. The birds were about 250 yards

[cayugabirds-l] White-winged Scoters, Red-breasted Mergansers at Sheldrake

2009-12-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
On my way up to the Thruway on Thursday and on my way back yesterday I checked the lake shore around Sheldrake Pt. I found 2 male White-winged Scoters on Thursday (12/24). They were still there Sunday (12/27) about 50 yards offshore near 7225 Wyers Pt. Rd. On Sunday there were two

[cayugabirds-l] photo of dark-mantled Gull found by Ken Rosenberg @ Stewart Pk. Sunday 10 Jan

2010-01-11 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Here's a link to a photo (video frame grab) I uploaded of the gull with the dark mantle that Ken Rosenberg found off Stewart Park Sunday (1/10): http://picasaweb.google.com/booleanquery/BirdsForID#5425506357720418146 Stuart -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Presumed Bonaparte's gull with red legs at Armitage plushttp://picasaweb.google.com/booleanquery/BirdsForID# Montezuma miscellany

2010-04-03 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I posted some frame captures of digivids I took of the black-headed gull (all lower case) that Dave Nicosia found at Armitage Rd. Saturday afternoon (2 April). Please forgive the quality...I picked frames to try to show variation in appearance of the leg color (which I would describe as

[cayugabirds-l] Found - Bottle-Cap Digiscope Adapter at Myers Pt.

2010-04-12 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I found a home-made digiscope Bottle-Cap camera Adapter at Myers Pt. on Sunday. Please email me off-list if it's yours and you want to retrieve it. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Spotted Sandpipers - Salt Pt. and Private Marina; Yellow-rumped Warbler - Stewart Park

2010-04-16 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
At ca. 7:30 this morning there were 3 Killdeer around the pool on the north side of the spit at Myers. One was vocalizing persistently from a brooding posture on a low mound of beach gravel near the pool. Later, In the bird's absence, I could see what looked like a nest excavation at the

[cayugabirds-l] Broad-winged Hawk over East Hill

2010-04-30 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I was in the lot behind the Rite Aid across from East Hill Plaza checking out a singing/foraging Yellow Warbler when I .I saw a Broad-winged Hawk flying north high over the cemetery (ca. 0900 h). Stuart -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Canada Warbler low on Hammond Hill; winged warbler singing like Golden-winged at Park Preserve

2010-05-24 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Sorry for the late and lengthy post. The gist of it is there's a Canada Warbler singing very close to Hammond Hill Rd. near Irish Settlement and a winged warbler of indeterminate parentage in the Park Preserve not-seen but-heard singing alot like a Golden-winged. Details and other

[cayugabirds-l] Plantations Rd. HOODED WARBLER, etc.

2010-08-24 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I also birded the greater Fall Creek Gorge area on CU campus from 0900-0930 h this morning mostly standing in one place looking down into Mundy from the K-permitted area on Plantations Rd. behind the Plant Pathology greenhouses. There was a flurry of activity as the sun flushed the area

[cayugabirds-l] Great Horned Owl - Juniper Drive

2010-09-01 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I heard a Great Horned Owl hoot briefly this morning at 0530 h. It was probably in the vicinity of the gate at the end of Juniper where it meets the South Hill rail trail. I have observed much concerted crowing of crows down there over the past 10 days and have wondered if there was a big owl

[cayugabirds-l] Nashville Warbler above Plantation Rd. by Vet School

2010-09-13 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I can add a bright Nashville Warbler male and a Scarlet Tanager to Hope's list of CU campus birds along the southern slope of Fall Creek. There are some feeders behind Schurman Hall and there was a flurry of vociferous Chickadees, Titmice, and House Finches visiting them this morning around 9

[cayugabirds-l] dead coot @ stewart park, etc.

2010-11-21 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
In response to Mary W's question...Saturday morning at Stewart Park (8-9 AM) I did indeed see a dead coot near the entrance to the Swan Pen trail. It looked so fresh that I checked to see if was warm (it wasn't) but it was not stiff and I could not see any rips or tears. I had just seen an

[cayugabirds-l] Long-Tailed Duck at Myer Pt. Sunday morning

2010-11-21 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
sorry for the late post. I saw a female Long-tailed Duck at 0930 this morning at Myers. it was about 30 yards off the point. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] ID problem: female Black Scoters or winter male Ruddy Ducks at Dryden Lake?

2010-11-22 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Hi all, Bird ID problem... see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GixbxmtaGY8 I took this at Dryden lake late yesterday (Sunday morning). My first impression before looking carefully was Ruddy Duck winter males. Once I scoped them I started to doubt and wondered if they were

[cayugabirds-l] King Eider back at Myers

2010-11-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Paul Anderson had the King Eider at Myers Pt. at ca. 0930h. -- 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/maillist.html 2)

[cayugabirds-l] Now approx. 60 Redpollin Lansing fglock

2010-12-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I trailed other Cayuga birders to the Common Redpolls feeding on Birch catkins in the patch between Triphammer Terr. and Hillcrest. Yesterday there were ca. 30 birds at 1030 h. Today, also at ca. 1030 h, the flock had increased to ca. 60.Yesterday I also saw a Rough-legged Hawk patrolling

[cayugabirds-l] Triphammer Terrace Redpoll flock now 100

2010-12-29 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I checked for the Redpolls again this morning and am giving myself another chance to try to type 'flock' . At ca. 0800 h I counted 105 Redpolls in two adjacent birches. Yesterday a Red-tailed Hawk cruised over and the flock briefly evacuated the triangular patch of birches. Today, a

[cayugabirds-l] More Pine Siskins (lower South Hill)

2011-04-23 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Me too for Pine Siskins; Tos at our feeder on Juniper Dr. Saturday morning ~8:45. -- 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/maillist.html 2)

[cayugabirds-l] Blackburnian in Sapsucker Woods near

2011-05-01 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Brown Creepers and Ovenbirds seemed to be singing everywhere in Sapsucker Woods this morning from about 8:30-9:30. At the Woodleton I saw the northside Northern Waterthrush and heard the southside half of that duelling pair. I then ran into an incredible profusion of Yellow-rumped Warblers

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow-billed Cuckoo on South Hill; Bay-breasted Warblers continue at Hawthorns (late morning)

2011-05-13 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I birded around home and then walked the off-the-rail-trail-trails below Juniper Drive on South Hill this morning from about 5:30 to 9:00 AM. The highlight was a YELLOW-BILLED CUCKOO I spotted at about 7:30. About an hour later on my way back I was about 200 meters from where I saw the

[cayugabirds-l] Hooded Warbler and Hermit Thrush Singing near South Hill Rail Trail

2011-05-31 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I hiked off-trail below the South Hill Rail Trail near the Burns Rd. entrance this afternoon between 1::00 and 3:00 PM. I had two encounters with birds I've never heard singing in those woods. One was a Hermit Thrush singing sporadically in tall timber on the edge of a gorge. About an hour

[cayugabirds-l] Lesser Yellowlegs and Least Sandpiper Tues AM @ Myers Pt.

2011-08-16 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I had one Lesser Yellowlegs and one Least Sandpiper at 0730h @ Myers Pt. this morning. Neither stayed very long. The peep was attempting forage amongst the forest of Canada Goose legs that were studding the point. The Yellowlegs was in the little side pool off and took off up the lake

[cayugabirds-l] Myers (Dunlin and Surf Scoters) and Mt. Pleasant (Pipits)

2011-11-06 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Despite a paucity of birds (no shooting or ducks of wood, styrofoam or other polymers either) I spent an hour around Myers and Salt Points this morning from about 9-10 (EST! yeah!). There was a lone DUNLIN on the spit with 2-3 dozen plus Ring-Billed Gulls and a few Herring Gulls. Lots of

[cayugabirds-l] Horned Grebe, Pintail @Stewart Pk; Red-throated Loon at Myers

2011-11-24 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
A quick note before attending to the plucked bird in the fridge...There was a Horned Grebe at Stewart Park off the west. There was also a male Northern Pintail, a pair of Common Goldeneye, 30 Bufflehead, 2-4 Redhead, ca. 8 Ring-necked Ducks, some Lesser Scaup, along with Coot, Goose, and

[cayugabirds-l] Common Ravens on Burdick Hill Rd.

2011-12-30 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Sorry for the late post. Yesterday (Thursday 12/27/11) at about 12:45 PM I pulled into the TIkkun V'or parking lot on N. Triphammer Rd. and Burdick Hill Rd. and saw two Common Ravens soaring and rolling over the field just south of Burdick Hill Road. They descended on a carcass and began to

[cayugabirds-l] erratum on the date for the ravens

2011-12-30 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
whoops. you lose track of time when you're on use-or-lose vacation timeYesterday was apparently 12/29/2011. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Cackling Goose at Sheldrake on Saturday

2012-01-29 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Sorry for the late post. There were a lot geese (1000's) in the Sheldrake area yesterday. At the park I saw two possible Cackling Geese. #1 looks a bit less likely than #2 to me. Videos for vetting are posted: Goose #2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-wKF8wwV1o

[cayugabirds-l] Bonaparte's Gull at Stewart Park

2012-04-02 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
A Bonaparte's Gull was fishing just offshore on the eastern side of Stewart Park this morning at 7:20. Stuart -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] 50 snipe at Bennington? Really?

2012-04-14 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I was not on a college tour in Vermont today. Siri made Bennington out 'Benning'. and I didn't catch it. Sorry about that. I'll spare you how she voice-recognized Two Fox Sparrows in tree in Earhardt's yard. A few highlights from a full day of birding locally and around the lake: I tried

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park SPOTTED SANDPIPERS; South Hill Louisiana Waterthrush

2012-04-16 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I made two circles of the Swan Pen this morning looking for warblers but didn't find any. I did see two SPOTTED SANDPIPERS along the shore. Later from the eastern park shore I saw a RED-THROATED LOON and two HORNED GREBES. There was also a flock of 9 Scaup I took to be Greater (smooth low

[cayugabirds-l] Northern Parula in Hector reported by Judy Abrams

2012-04-29 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Judy Abrams just called to report that she saw a NORTHERN PARULA with a flock of Chickadees in Hector. She was in the woods about a half-mile north of the parking area on Seneca Rd. between Potomac and Warner Corners Rd. Stuart Krasnoff -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http

[cayugabirds-l] Hawthorn additions

2012-05-07 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I must have just missed Chris in the Hawthorn's where I meandered from about 0845 to 1000 h. Most of the same birds for me including the singing WIlson's Warbler in the north central part of the tract. I can add a Black-throated Blue Warbler male singing briefly and a Red-eyed Vireo both on

[cayugabirds-l] MERLIN (nesting?) in City Cemetary

2012-05-12 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
After a discussion about Cape May Warblers I decided to stop at the Ithaca City Cemetary to check the tall spruces. I didn't get that far. Just below the Stewart Ave. entrance there's a short road that goes off sharply to the north and over that road and up toward Stewart Ave. stands a

[cayugabirds-l] Cemetary Merlin Video link revised

2012-05-12 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Cemetary Merlin Video link revised: http://youtu.be/wm8ZK_gFdDA -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Acadian Flycatchers at Ford Hill

2012-06-11 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I spent a few hours Sunday morning in the Ford Hill area. I heard an Acadian Flycatcher singing intermittently from the south side of the creek in the area where Jay reported one a few weeks ago. I also heard and saw a Yellow-throated Vireo. I then crossed to the north side of the creek and

[cayugabirds-l] Yikes! Shrikes!

2013-01-05 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
At 4 PM Friday I went up to the Equine Research Lab to find the Northern Shrike reported by Dave Nutter. It flew into the 'top of a tall tree behind the lab buildings and showed itself briefly but brightly in the fading sunlight, disappeared and did not reappear in the next 15 minutes. Then,

[cayugabirds-l] Woodcocks, Winter Wren on South Hill Trail

2013-03-13 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I heard three Woodcocks on the South Hill trail above Juniper this morning around 0645-0710h dst. Two were spaced about 150 yards apart in the thick brush below the trail opposite the backyards of the houses on Northview. I heard one definite display flight. I heard the third bird peeting

[cayugabirds-l] Virginia Rail continues at SSW

2013-04-20 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Calling now in wetland behind 3rd lot. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbirds now east of CLO

2013-04-22 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Rusty Blackbirds now east of CLO between Powerlines and trail to south. 1400h. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Rusty Blackbirds just flew toward WILSON north.

2013-04-22 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Rusty Blackbirds just flew toward WILSON north. 1410 h. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] BLACK-THROATED GREEN WARBLER etc. on So. Hill RecWay

2013-04-24 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I birded the So. Hill RecWay and adjacent trails this morning hoping the wind blew in some migrants that will stick around for Saturday's CBC field trip (7:30-noon; meet at the end of Juniper Dr.) Highlights this morning included Purple Finch, a Lousiana Waterthrush singing in the gorge about

[cayugabirds-l] CBC field trip: Saturday, 4/27/2013; South Hill Recreationway

2013-04-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
On Saturday morning (4/27/13) I led a CBC field trip on the South Hill Recreationway in the Town of Ithaca. Our group of seven started out at the Juniper Drive gate where we observed several foragaing Ruby-crowned Kinglets. These birds were vocalizing everywhere throughout the morning and the

[cayugabirds-l] Friday-Black-bellied Plover at Kips Island

2013-05-11 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Sorry for the late post, but I thought I should add that late Friday afternoon Gary Kohlenberg and I had a distant Black-bellied Plover (as well as two Sandhill Cranes, a displaying tom turkey and 5 hens at the Kips Island site where we searched in vain for Ibis. -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Kip's Island FIelds Location info: 42° 59' 49.61, -76° 43' 8.40

2013-05-13 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
This is in response to several requests for location info on Kip's Island Fields which I had never heard of before Tim Lenz's CayugaRBA of Glossy Ibis and Ruff from there and Jay McGowan's relay to the list. I was with Gary Kohlenberg last Friday and did not see either rare bird but reported

[cayugabirds-l] Kipp Island (not Kip's Island)

2013-05-13 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Kip has a barn but, apparently, not an island. The erstwhile haunt of the Ruff and Glossy Ibis is Kipp Island, not Kip's Island. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee... http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lon=-76.7263402lat=42.9967316datum=nad83 Stuart --

[cayugabirds-l] Philadelphia Vireo @ SSW

2013-05-21 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Singing quietly near pallet in pond on Wilson north. 0830h. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Common Nighthawk on Inlet; Myers; add Canada Warbler at Sapsucker Woods

2013-05-22 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I stopped at Myers this morning at ca. 0720h. I didn't see any migrant shorebirds. An Osprey was on the snag at Salt Pt. and the expected residents were about including both Common and Hooded Mergansers with brood. I also want to add a vocal Canada Warbler to Mark and Tilden Chao's list from

[cayugabirds-l] Clay-colored sparrow persists at LP

2013-06-22 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Clay-colored sparrow singing (0615h-) at Lindsay-Parsons. NE of first field where mowed path bends to east along hedgerow. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Worm-eating Warbler persists at Lindsay Parsons on Railbed

2013-07-07 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I walked the tracks south from Station Rd. both yesterday (Sat) and today. Yesterday I searched in vain for Worm-eating Warbler on the Lindsay-Parsons blue trail at the base of the pinnacles where Jay M. and LIvia S. reported seeing several Worm-eating Warblers last week. On my way back I ran

[cayugabirds-l] Olive-sided Flycatcher on South Hill RecWay

2013-09-14 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I took a stroll on the South Hill Recreationway from 6-7 PM. Pretty cool and quiet but...I saw an Olive-sided Flycatcher perched in the open on a snag below the trail behind the Northview drive backyards. The bird was showing the white rump patches of a juvenile. This was a first for me in

[cayugabirds-l] 100's (really!) of White-throated Sparrows at Bluegrass Lane (Tues AM)

2013-10-15 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
In the last 36 hours I made 3 trips to Bluegrass Lane to not see the vaunted Blue Grosbeak, arriving once just after it was spotted and waiting an hour for it not to reappear, and twice leaving just before it was re-reported. But enough about the thrill of the vain chase...during my visit to

[cayugabirds-l] 2 White-winged Scoters from east shore park.

2013-10-25 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
2 WWSC males flew to middle of lake at 0910. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Binocular Case Found at East Shore Park

2013-10-31 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I found a soft binocular case at East Shore Park this morning (Thurs). Contact me off-list to recover. Stuart -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] South end of Cayuga waterfowl including Long-tailed Duck and White-winged Scoters

2013-12-19 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I scoped from East Shore Park this morning from 0830-9 and got a distant view of the spectacular assemblage of waterfowl from the the Hog Hole up the west shore of the lake. Notable were 20+ Tundra Swans, a female Log-tailed Duck fishing around the cluster piling, and a male/female pair of

[cayugabirds-l] East shore Aythya raft.

2013-12-22 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Thousands of Aythya right off east shore park 1010 h. Mostly Redhead. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Scoter Flock on south end of Cayuga Lake still growing (47 from East Shore!)

2014-01-16 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I've been following reports on ebird of the flock of Scoters that has been growing in numbers over the past week or so at the south end of Cayuga Lake. Jay McGowan's ebird report from yesterday gave an exact count of 38 all confirmed as White-winged. I've seen this flock several times in

[cayugabirds-l] Birding by Nose for field birds

2014-01-20 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Followiing up on the McGowans' followup on Bob McGuire's tip about field birds in Lansing I drove up Davis Rd. around noon today. I don't think I've ever been there before so I didn't know what to expect and where to look, but when the fumes of manure started to displace all the oxygen in my

[cayugabirds-l] Horned grebe near east shore

2014-04-05 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
There's a nice breeding plumage horned Grebe at east shore park south of the most southerly docks. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Whoops Pied billed

2014-04-05 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I guess I hallucinated nice orange horns on a pied billed grebe when from Stewart Park but I can only find pie billed from the southern end of the Eastshore sailing docks. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Brown Thrasher on South Hill

2014-04-13 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
This morning at 0730 I was surprised to hear a Brown Thrasher singing away here in suburbia. I caught a brief glimpse of the singer before he took off. Around 0810 a Pine Warbler was singing on Comstock Knoll as if he intended to stay. Best...Stuart -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] NORTHERN WATERTHRUSH

2014-04-26 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
NOWA SINGING NOW AT WOODLETON. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] Laughing Gull

2014-05-01 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I found the Laughing Gull at 1345 h sleeping on the grass with Ring-billed Gulls across the cass park marina inlet. Something spooked the gulls and they took off. When they resettled the LAGU was replaced by a Caspian term. I then refound the LAGU swimming by the jetty. From the

[cayugabirds-l] Ah, the Prickilie Bush...

2014-05-08 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I dropped into the Hawthorn Orchard a little before noon to find an abundance of bare sticks, but a paucity of foliage and birds. A westerly pass along the northern edge yielded a small flock of White-throated sparrows and a Baltimore Oriole. The perennial Great-crested Flycatcher was doing

[cayugabirds-l] MOURNING WARBLER in SSW

2014-05-23 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
MOWA SINGING BY DUCKWEED POND NEAR SHERWOOD. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Friday the 13th-Blow flies from Bluebird box and other ghoulish breeding season phenomena

2014-06-13 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Re: Richard's insects. My guess would be blow flies (family Calliphoridae) from a cadaver. I dont think they'd pose a threat to a living bird best to get the adults and take them to Jason Dombroskie in Entomology for id. Given today's date, I thought i'd share another grisly observation from

[cayugabirds-l] Black-crowned Night Heron continues at Swan Pen

2014-07-24 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
I saw the Black-crowned Night Heron juv. at the Swan Pen this morning ca. 8 AM along with 2 Great Blue Herons, a Green Heron and two Belted Kingfishers...Stuart -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Sanderling continues at Myers Pt.

2014-07-25 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
The Sanderling was at Myers Pt. last evening and this morning as well as of 0745 h. I saw 3 Least Sandpipers around the islands in the creek and 2 Semipalmated Sandpipers on the spit...Stuart -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] No Willet at Myers

2014-08-24 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
No sign of Willet at Myrrs or Salt Pt. This morning. Semipalmated Plover and Sandpiper plus Least on spit at 0740. Just one Spotted there now. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] PEREGRINE STIILL AT BRADFIELD

2015-01-11 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
East side. Viable from greenhouses. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] REDPOLL FLOCK TRIPHAMMER TERRACE

2015-02-14 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Flock of about 30 Redpolls in birches on Trip TERR. And hill rest. 1050 h. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Eurasian wigeon @ Knox Marsellis

2015-04-25 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Seen from East Rd, maybe same bird seen at Tschache earlier. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] American Bittern at swan pen

2015-04-30 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Out in open on log at end on peninsula. 0900 h From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Redstarts at jetty woods

2015-05-02 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
A few. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Make that 2 RUTU ON SPIT

2015-06-05 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
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[cayugabirds-l] Ruddy turnstone at Myers

2015-06-05 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
On spit From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Peregrine at compost

2016-01-02 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Until the very moment I commenced to thumb this message there was a peregrine falcon at the compost piles Perching on a short horizontal branch of the only sizable tree south of the piles. If it returns it should be visible from Stevenson Road. >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff

[cayugabirds-l] Also WW SCOTERS

2016-01-08 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Ann Mitchell found two WW SCOTERS Earlier. Diane redound them with a large flock of goldeneyes closer to the western shore. >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Long-tailed Duck East Shore park

2016-01-08 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Male seen 1 k north >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[cayugabirds-l] Great horned owl fledgling on old nest.

2016-05-15 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Fledgling sitting on previously occupied nest in the middle of Newman golf course.1130 h. >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Great horned owl's at Newman golf course

2016-05-15 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Adult with two fledglings hunkered on nest. Brrr! Better angle from Vicinity of maintenance building. >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Red Tailed Hawk not OWLS NOT on nest in NEWMAN

2016-05-15 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Whoops. Paul Pflanz gave me a heads up that he photographed Red-tails on the nest in newman yesterday. The wind was whipping up ‘horns’ on the adult on the nest in Newman this monring so after searching in vain for the owlets and freezing down in Jetty Woods I am now convinced that I

[cayugabirds-l] Drive in Acadian Flycatcher - Leonard rd.

2016-05-29 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
At the first pull off on the right .2-.3 miles up Leonard rd from bottom I heard 2-3 pizza vocalizations from an Acadian Flycatcher at 0800 h. Have recording of one burst to vet. >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Black Scoter still at Myers 1545h

2016-10-19 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
South of light house ca. 600 m. Not diving. >From the semi-opposablethumbSB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] followup to Stewart Park birds: Cuckoo still present by dock at 0920 h

2016-10-18 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Just after running into Mark Chao on his way out of Stewart Park I tried unsuccessfully to find the warbler flock by the aluminum dock mid park. I did, however, see a cuckoo, presumably the YBCU from yesterday, moving around in the 3rd willow east of the dock around 0920 AM. Stuart --

[cayugabirds-l] RED NECKED GREBE AT SALT POINT

2016-11-13 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Spotted by CBC field trippers from Myers. Better viewing from northernmost salt point >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Surf scoters

2016-10-30 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Besides 2 female type SUSC near red lighthouse there is a breeding plumage male far to north toward west shore. Two Bonapartes gulls on red jetty. Viewing from hog hole trail shore near white lighthouse >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] birding guide book found on Woodcrest Ave. on Monday 4/24

2017-04-26 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
A friend found a birding guide book in the middle of Woodcrest ave. in the Belle Sherman area this past Monday 4/24. To retrieve it the owner can contact Donald Specker at donald.spec...@gmail.com<mailto:donald.spec...@gmail.com> Stuart Krasnoff -- Cayugabirds-L List Info

[cayugabirds-l] White-crowned sparrow on Wilson trail north.

2017-04-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Seen by Becky Hanson and me a few yards west if the feeder blind 0900 h >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Am. Redstart SSW Powerline cut

2017-04-28 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Make Calling at East end of powerline cut now. >From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff via iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] TEWAs in CU Bot. Gdns. Crabapples

2018-05-17 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Vociferous Tennessee warblers in flowering crabapples near pond in CU Botanical gardens. Synaesthesia! Aromatherapy. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff and his iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] 65 brant at Stewart park

2019-10-31 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Flock of 65 brant at Stewart park 0900h From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff and his iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Yellow rumped warbler in renwick

2020-03-09 Thread Stuart Krasnoff
Female type with obvious butter butt. Maybe one of two. On Creek shore. Just upstream from huge tree fall lying in water. From the semi-opposable thumbs of SB Krasnoff and his iPhone -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME