Re: [cayugabirds-l] ROBINS

2010-01-06 Thread Tom Vawter
I noticed robins, not in large flocks but a few, around our place in Lansing. They hadn't been in evidence for most of the winter so far. The birds I saw were foraging in the few areas of open ground--mostly under parked cars--free from the recent snow cover. My guess was that the recent snows

Re: [cayugabirds-l] pecking order

2010-02-08 Thread Tom Vawter
This winter, unlike previous ones, we've been besieged by jays. I've counted, what I think is probably an extended family of 7 or so all fighting for control of the one platform feeder and/or the two cylinders in which I offer sunflower seeds. The jays seem to be top dogs, and it irks me,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Several thousand snow geese lower lake rd west side northern cayuga lake

2012-12-01 Thread Tom Vawter
The huge raft of snow geese was quite a sight on the azure lake in the bright sun on Thursday as I drove down Pumpkin Hill into Aurora. Too far to the west side of the lake to get any detail w/ my binoculars, but unmistakeable. Tom On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 1:33 PM, david nicosia

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Question about lower lake road

2013-03-11 Thread Tom Vawter
. Tom Vawter On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 8:05 AM, Geo Kloppel geoklop...@gmail.com wrote: I imagine a number of factors contribute to the attractive power of that area. Here's one: the lake is still broad there, but it's very shallow, mostly 5 - 6 ft. -Geo On Mar 11, 2013, at 1:29 AM, Barbara B

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Candor - Killdeer

2013-03-11 Thread Tom Vawter
We saw a single killdeer in flight last Sat eve (3/9) just N of the Triangle in King Ferry. Tom Vawter On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Mo Barger Rooster Hill Farm m...@roosterhillfarm.com wrote: I could have sworn I heard one yesterday but shook it off as wishful thinking. Sure enough

[cayugabirds-l] Baltimore Oriole

2013-05-08 Thread Tom Vawter
Our annual Baltimore oriole is once again foraging and singing in the tops of our backyard ashes. Tom Vawter -- * * -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[cayugabirds-l] Osprey

2015-07-22 Thread Tom Vawter
At ca. 19:25 this afternoon there were a pair of osprey on a power pole (no nest) on the E side of NYS 90, S of Aurora and a few hundred meters N of Ledyard Road. Sent from my iPad -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME