[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting reminder - pix to Kevin McGowan

2011-01-04 Thread cl...@juno.com
Next Monday evening (Jan. 10) Kevin McGowan will host the Cayuga Bird Club's annual Members Share Your Photos Night. Club members can send a maximum of five photos to share to Kevin at k...@cornell.edu by January 6. Contact him with questions by email. Please put CBC Photo Night in the

[cayugabirds-l] great horned owls in Etna

2011-03-07 Thread cl...@juno.com
This evening around 6:30 after hearing at least one Great Horned owl hooting nearby, my husband continued calling back until 3 adult owls flew in to surround our backyard, while a 4th continued to call from a nearby yard. This is the first time we have sighted more than two at a time here.

[cayugabirds-l] Whimbrels still at MNWR autoloop

2011-05-27 Thread cl...@juno.com
There were 8 Whimbrels still on the auto drive at 4 p.m. today along w/ 4 semipalmated sandpipers and 3 semipalmated plovers. Also saw: GB Herons, Mallards Killdeer Penny Stock Jumping 3000% Sign up to the #1 voted penny stock

[cayugabirds-l] Myers - imm. Black-crowned Night- Heron

2011-08-31 Thread cl...@juno.com
Brief stop at Myers at mid-morning came up with ring-billed gulls, mallards, 6 killdeer, pair of kingfishers and immature black-crowned night-heron on far side of creek. 57-Year-Old Mom Looks 25 Mom Reveals $5 Wrinkle Trick That Has

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma on Thursday - glossy ibis on Railroad Rd

2011-09-02 Thread cl...@juno.com
My apologies for not sending this out sooner. Got to Montezuma around 7:15 yesterday morning (9/1). Highlights: 7:15 Auto Loop harrier, osprey, N. shoveler, blue winged teal, some shorebirds but not many, trumpeter swans @ Benning Marsh 8 Mays Point (revisited at 1pm - smaller #'s) great egret,

[cayugabirds-l] OOB bird behavior

2012-01-13 Thread cl...@juno.com
Florida (OOB!) A friend recently returned from N. Florida and described a 2-1/2 ft. high bird that was begging food from them at a picnic area. She finally found a photo she had taken - it was a wood stork! She also described a second bird, which I think must have been a white ibis. She wanted

[cayugabirds-l] shorteared, yes; snowy , no

2012-01-22 Thread cl...@juno.com
Just a quick note to anyone interested. Cayuga Bird Club field trip this morning saw one Shorteared Owl just north of the intersection of Wycoff and Rock River on the west side of the road. Gray house with line of smallish spruces along south edge- owl was roosting in spruce with tallish post

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting Feb. 13 / but NO dinner

2012-02-11 Thread cl...@juno.com
Knowledge of the fossil record of birds has exploded in the past decade or so. We now know more about early bird evolution than ever before. But it’s much more than just “feathered dinosaurs.” In his presentation, “Bird Evolution: A View from the Fossil Record,” Warren Allmon will talk about the

[cayugabirds-l] quick look at a grebe

2012-02-20 Thread cl...@juno.com
Spent a short(cold) time at East Shore Park around 1pm today. Saw Western Grebe just north of the pavilion near piers. It was near a small group of Common Mergansers. Later we walked the perimeter of the swan pen at Stewart Park. Gulls, mallards and two pairs of American Wigeons at the edge of

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club speaker dinner - March 12

2012-03-07 Thread cl...@juno.com
, please rsvp to cl...@juno.com by Sunday evening so that reservations can be made. Have a great weekend of birding and hope to see you Monday night, Colleen Richards Corresponding Secretary Cayuga Bird Club 53 Year Old Mom Looks 33

[cayugabirds-l] Dryden Lake

2012-04-03 Thread cl...@juno.com
Quiet at Dryden Lake this afternoon: some scaup, Canada geese, great blue heron. Sudden loud vocalizing of an osprey as it carried a large fish with 3 crows in pursuit. Following it with my binoculars, I noted another osprey directly across the lake - which the crows headed towards as their

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club speaker dinner - Dec.12

2011-12-08 Thread cl...@juno.com
members while enjoying some great food. If you would like to join us for dinner, please RSVP to cl...@juno.com by Sunday evening so that reservations can be made. Also remember our conversation and cookies time at 7:15 before the meeting. Hope you see some great birds this weekend to share

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park

2011-12-20 Thread cl...@juno.com
Highlights among previously reported sightings, about 1:30 pm picked out a single dark adult SNOW GOOSE, and a GB HERON at the swan pen. --Colleen Richards LifeLock® Official Site Identity Theft Can Happen to Anyone So Get Protection

[cayugabirds-l] huge flock of robins

2012-01-28 Thread cl...@juno.com
Just before 5 we had a flyover flock of nearly 300 robins here in Etna. Our local backyard sharp-shinned hawk seemed to be following them just above the treetops in our yard and continuing across the field south of us (he usually just skulks about and nabs our neighbor's homing pigeons).

[cayugabirds-l] behind airport Saturday afternoon

2012-03-17 Thread cl...@juno.com
An interesting scenario around 4 pm behind the airport - 3 E BLUEBIRDS on fence, E MEADOWLARK perched singing on small bush behind them; very interested-looking RED-TAILED HAWK on fence about 100 feet away.. Colleen Richards

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting April 9 (no speaker dinner)

2012-04-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club will be welcoming Sarah MacLean as our speaker this coming Monday, April 9. Sarah's presentation will be Summer of Gulls: Survival, Defense and Communication in the Colony Gulls are a familiar icon of frozen lakes and landfills in winter, but what are they up to during the

[cayugabirds-l] FOY yard birds

2012-05-01 Thread cl...@juno.com
Feeling too sick to get outside today, so my FOY yard Rose-breasted Grosbeaks and Baltimore Oriole came to my window feeder (together!) for my viewing pleasure. Colleen Richards 53 Year Old Mom Looks 33 The Stunning Results of Her

[cayugabirds-l] Sapsucker Woods

2012-05-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
Short time from 7:30-9 this morning. Missed yesterday's larger number of warblers but there were still plenty of good birds and fellow birders to share them with. A small mixed flock of warblers flew through the trees just west of the Lab feeding station - caught a glimpse of Yellow-rumped,

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club speaker dinner - May 14

2012-05-10 Thread cl...@juno.com
great food. If you would like to join us for dinner, please rsvp to cl...@juno.com by Sunday evening so that reservations can be made. Have a great weekend of birding and hope to see you Monday night, Colleen Richards Corresponding Secretary Cayuga Bird Club

[cayugabirds-l] bald eagle on Dryden Lake

2012-06-11 Thread cl...@juno.com
First canoeing of the season on Dryden Lake yesterday afternoon (sorry for late post - sore muscles!). Flushed an adult bald eagle from the NE edge of the lake which flew directly across and perched in trees on the west edge. When we arrived opposite the main park pavilion some kayaks again

[cayugabirds-l] OOB:merlins in Cortland

2012-07-20 Thread cl...@juno.com
Over the past 2 weeks, I've been helping with Cortland Red Cross swimming lessons at the Wickwire Pool. After listening to some kind of fledgling raptor calls for several days, I decided to actively seek them out - and found 2 juvenile merlins with a single adult. They have been a bit stressed

[cayugabirds-l] caution re: whimbrel

2012-08-24 Thread cl...@juno.com
Glad everyone has been getting to see the whimbrel. However, it would be best to park by road and walk in - the supposed dirt road that folks drove on yesterday is actually a newly set drainage tile ditch and it WAS newly seeded just before folks arrived on Thursday. Thank you. Colleen Richards

[cayugabirds-l] Fall Creek near Stewart Park

2012-09-02 Thread cl...@juno.com
Via canoe this afternoon, we had great fun watching three belted kingfishers as they flew back and forth over the still water of Fall Creek. After sighting two great blue herons, a green heron flushed out of the reeds and stood preening just 20 feet away for over 10 minutes [note to self: 2

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting - Monday, September 10

2012-09-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
All are invited to the Cayuga Bird Club's first meeting for this fall on Monday, September 10, 7:30pm – 9:00pm [7:15 for cookies conversation] in the Johnson Center Auditorium. Please note: there will be NO speaker dinner before the meeting. Our speaker is Sahas Barve, Ph.D. Candidate,

[cayugabirds-l] merlin Pinckney Rd./Fall Ccreek

2013-01-07 Thread cl...@juno.com
Nearly hit a merlin as it dove across Pinckney Road [on the bridge] in pursuit of a sparrow this afternoon. -Colleen Richards Woman is 53 But Looks 25 Mom reveals 1 simple wrinkle trick that has angered doctors...

[cayugabirds-l] N. Shrike and N. Harrier highlights

2013-01-10 Thread cl...@juno.com
I may have traveled the same route as Jay this morning. Got to watch Cayuga Vista Shrike as it repeatedly dove at a small bird which was successfully eluding it through low shrubs behind the Excelsior Systems building. Missed the Pipits at Myers, but watched a Herring Gull fly through the park

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting - Monday, January 14

2013-01-10 Thread cl...@juno.com
enjoying some great food. If you would like to join us for dinner, please RSVP to cl...@juno.com by Sunday evening so that reservations can be made. Good birding this weekend! Hope to see you Monday! Colleen Richards Correspondence Secretary Cayuga Bird Club

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting - Monday, February 11

2013-02-07 Thread cl...@juno.com
of birds’ social lives. The Club will also be hosting Irby Lovett for dinner at Taste of Thai Express at 5:30 pm prior to the meeting. This is a great opportunity for members to meet with Irby and others while enjoying some great food. If you would like to join us for dinner, please RSVP to cl

[cayugabirds-l] drive to Montezuma Audobon Center

2013-02-15 Thread cl...@juno.com
Taking child to homeschool class at the MAC today, was a good excuse to do some birding. Travelled up the east side of Cayuga Lake in the morning, then down the west side about 3 pm. Highlights were: Northern Shrike on 34B just south of Jerry Smith Rd. 4 adult Bald Eagles on north side of

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and speaker dinner - Monday, March 11

2013-03-07 Thread cl...@juno.com
be hosting Nick for dinner at Aladdins in Collegetown at 5:30 pm prior to the meeting. This is a great opportunity for members to meet with Nick and others while enjoying some great food. If you would like to join us for dinner, please RSVP to cl...@juno.com by Sunday evening so that reservations

[cayugabirds-l] short-eared owls @ Morgan Road

2013-03-09 Thread cl...@juno.com
Finally made it up to Morgan Road today on the way home from Oswego. About 18 folks were gathered to view the possible evening's flight. After several distant possibilities and half the group leaving for Carncross Road, we headed to our car where the 90-degree angle of the buildings funneled in

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and speaker dinner - Monday, April 8

2013-04-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
. This is a great opportunity for members to meet with Dave and others while enjoying some great food. If you would like to join us for dinner, please RSVP to cl...@juno.com by Monday noon so that reservations can be made. Good birding this weekend! Hope to see you Monday! Colleen Richards

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and speaker dinner - Monday, May 13

2013-05-09 Thread cl...@juno.com
. This is a great opportunity for members to meet with Richard and Cyndy as well as others while enjoying some great food. If you would like to join us for dinner, please RSVP to cl...@juno.com by Monday noon so that reservations can be made. Good birding this weekend! Hope to see you Monday

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and dish-to-pass dinner

2013-06-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
Cayuga Bird Club at Meyers Point June 10 6:30 PM Dish- to- pass dinner Come one, come all!! Cayuga Bird Club celebrates another great year of birds and the people who watch them. Bring a dish to serve several, a place setting for yourself, your binoculars and your good spirits. Beverages

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and dinner

2013-09-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
, the Club will be inviting interested members to join for dinner at Tamarind Restaurant at 5:30 pm prior to the meeting. This is an opportunity for members to enjoy an extended time together as well as some great food. If you would like to join us for dinner, please RSVP to cl...@juno.com by Monday

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Annual meeting and dinner

2013-10-10 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club will hold its Annual meeting with election of officers next Monday, October 14, at 7:30 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, with cookies and conversation at 7:15. Our speaker, Bob Beck, author of The Journey at Malloryville Bog: Commitment, Teamwork and Tenacity in Defense

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club speaker dinner - Dec. 9

2013-12-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
”. Members are invited to dinner with Bob before the meeting at 5:30 at Taste of Thai Express on Rt. 13N. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Hope to see you Monday! Colleen Richards Correspondence Secretary Cayuga Bird Club

[cayugabirds-l] Area 1 in need of counters!!!

2013-12-29 Thread cl...@juno.com
with or if you'd like to just be with someone who is more familiar with the area that's also possible. Contact me off the listserve cl...@juno.com Thanks for helping with this year's Count! Colleen Richards Do THIS before eating carbs #40;every

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Feb. 10 meeting and speaker dinner

2014-02-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
the evolution of various groups of birds from a number of areas in South America. Members are invited to dinner with Leo before the meeting at 5:30 at Taste of Thai Express. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Hope to see you Monday! Colleen Richards

[cayugabirds-l] killdeer

2014-03-12 Thread cl...@juno.com
Three killdeer together on an icy peninsula in flooded Campbell Meadow (corner Pinckney/Lower Creek). Turned back to look and there was only one. He remained for at least the hour I watched. Kept bobbing body up and down, then fluttering both wings. Only other movement was to duck behind a

[cayugabirds-l] OOB: Montezuma and beyond

2014-03-22 Thread cl...@juno.com
Driving up to Oswego Friday late afternoon we noted large gathering of Snow Geese on Cayuga Lake just south of Aurora. At Mud Lock there were over 100 swans + Canadas. Oswego marinas (Sat. afternoon) featured nearly 100 pairs Greater Scaup and some Lesser, also several pairs Common and

[cayugabirds-l] Stewart Park, East Shore and Myers

2014-03-30 Thread cl...@juno.com
Cold Sunday finds at Stewart Park:Hooded MerganserCommon MerganserWood Duck (single pair)imm. Bald Eagle on shore4 Great Blue Herons (in single cove behind Visitor's Center)aythya rafts (l. and g. scaup, redheads)Herring, Ring-billed, Greater Black-backed Gulls East Shore:Common

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Meeting and speaker dinner Mon., April 14

2014-04-09 Thread cl...@juno.com
to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Hope to see you Monday! Colleen Richards Correspondence Secretary Cayuga Bird Club The #1 Worst Carb Ever? Click to Learn #1 Carb that Kills Your Blood Sugar #40;Don#39;t Eat

[cayugabirds-l] Fw: Cayuga Bird Club Meeting and speaker dinner Mon., April 14

2014-04-14 Thread cl...@juno.com
A last reminder about tonight's : Cayuga Bird Club meeting at 7:30 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, with cookies and conversation at 7:15. Saw-whet Owls: The Cute Factor Aids Science: 206,000 Birds Banded by Insomniac Banders Reveal Migration Patterns and Regional Reproductive Success

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Meeting - May 12

2014-05-08 Thread cl...@juno.com
for her recently completed biography of Louis Agassiz Fuertes - Fuertes Revisited: A Bird Artist in His Setting. Members are invited to dinner with Mia before the meeting at 5:30 at Aladdins in Collegetown. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Happy

[cayugabirds-l] yb sapsucker nest

2014-06-14 Thread cl...@juno.com
Finally was in the right place at the right time this afternoon - discovered the cavity where yellow-bellied sapsuckers are nesting in our front yard maple tree. It's sad knowing that we plan to remove that tree this winter. Colleen Richards

[cayugabirds-l] vultures over Mt. Pleasant

2014-09-29 Thread cl...@juno.com
Mid-day Sunday we watched for about an hour as multiple kettles of vultures appeared over Mt. Pleasant and drifted west over the compost piles on Stevenson Rd. The groups varied in size from 10-40 birds. Only saw one black vulture that was part of a group that passed quickly to the south.

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and speaker dinner - Monday, Oct. 13

2014-10-08 Thread cl...@juno.com
to the thrust of grace,rdquo; thinking about the unexplainables in your own life. Members are invited to dinner with Julie before the meeting at 5:30 at Aladdins in Collegetown. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Hope to see you Monday! Colleen Richards

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club November 10 meeting and speaker dinner

2014-11-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
Express on Rt.13N downtown. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Hope to see you Monday! Colleen Richards Correspondence Secretary Cayuga Bird Club NetZero now offers 4G mobile broadband. Sign up

[cayugabirds-l] Presentation title correction

2014-11-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
With regards to the Cayuga Bird Club meeting on Monday, Nov. 10:Dr. Jorge Orejuela will be giving a presentation entitled, The First Birdfair In The Land Of Birds-the International Birdfair in Cali, Colombia My apologies to Dr. Orejuela. Colleen Richards Cayuga Bird Club Corresponding

[cayugabirds-l] Area 1 in need of additional counters for January 1 !!!

2014-12-29 Thread cl...@juno.com
School Road area. Open fields, secondary growth fields, and woodlots. Possible Merlin,White-winged Crossbills, blackbirds, and sparrows. Please contact Area leader Colleen Richards asap - cl...@juno.com Odd Trick Fights Diabetes #34

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting - Jan. 12, 2015

2015-01-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
to five of their photos from the past year. Although submissions are limited to club members, the meeting is open to all! Members are invited to dinner with Kevin before the meeting at 5:30 at the Ithaca Ale House. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Hope

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Grackle

2015-03-22 Thread cl...@juno.com
A group of 8 grackles just landed at our feeders this afternoon - Etna Rd. near FreevilleColleen Richards -- Original Message -- From: Marla Coppolino marlacoppol...@gmail.com To: Cayuga Birding List Cayugabirds-L@cornell.edu Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Grackle Date: Sat, 21 Mar

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club March meeting - March 9

2015-03-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Hope to see you Monday! Colleen Richards Correspondence Secretary Cayuga Bird Club Old School Yearbook Pics View Class Yearbooks Online Free. Search by School Year. Look

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Lake ice and birds

2015-02-20 Thread cl...@juno.com
My teenaged sons and I were doing a science project this week on mapping the ice on Cayuga Lake. Thanks everyone for your references, etc.We saw 3 immature bald eagles and 1 adult on the ice near the east shore on Tuesday, approximately .2 miles south of the ice edge. There were none in sight

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club May meeting, May 11

2015-05-07 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club will be meeting on Monday, May 11, at 7:30 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, with cookies and conversation at 7:15. Our speaker, Dr. Ron Rohrbaugh, Assistant Director of the Department of Conservation Science here at the Lab of Ornithology will be presenting Two

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club April Meeting 4/13/2015

2015-04-10 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club will be meeting on Monday, April 13, at 7:30 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, with cookies and conversation at 7:15.Title: Their World of Sound: An Exploration of Bird Sounds Speaker: Greg Budney, Collections Development Curator, Macaulay Library, Cornell Lab of

[cayugabirds-l] CBC field trip

2015-04-12 Thread cl...@juno.com
Thanks Ann and Gary for an enjoyable morning @ Monkey Run, George Rd. and Dryden Lake. Due to the quick separate trip back to the Lab I think our car had a total of 44 species. Highlights were wood ducks in flight (repeatedly), 4 species of woodpecker (all but hairy and flicker) and

[cayugabirds-l] POSTPONED - Cayuga Bird Club Dish-to-Pass

2015-06-08 Thread cl...@juno.com
ATTENTION!!!No, it's not a rare bird alert, but ---the Cayuga Bird Club Dish-to-Pass and Bird Walk has been postponed to Thursday, June 11 @ 6:30 pm . Here are the details, as a reminder, from our previous announcement: PLEASE BRING: a generous dish to

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Annual Dish-to-Pass Mon., June 8

2015-06-03 Thread cl...@juno.com
Mon, June 8, 6:30pm ndash; 8:30pm Pavilion A, Myers Point Annual Cayuga Bird Club Dish-to-Pass Dinner and bird walk. The annual dish-to-pass dinner will be held at Myers Park in Lansing. BRING:a generous dish to sharemdash;main dish, appetizer, or dessert. your own place setting

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club November meeting

2015-11-04 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club will be meeting on Monday, November 9, at 7:30 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology with cookies and conversation at 7:15. Our speaker will be Marie Read, wildlife photographer and Cayuga Bird Club member. In her presentation, "Alaska's Pribilof Islands: Bucket List Trip!",

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and speaker dinner - October 12, 2015

2015-10-09 Thread cl...@juno.com
lease RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Colleen RichardsCorresponding SecretaryCayuga Bird Club Meet the Graviteers: Ezekiel Victor My name is Zeke! I find it hard to pick favorites because I get sick of

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting and speaker dinner Sept. 14, 2015

2015-09-09 Thread cl...@juno.com
lease RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Want to place your ad here? Advertise on United Online http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.com/TGL3141/55f0d1eb2e83251eb2b4est03duc -- Cayugabirds-L List

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club December meeting - Dec. 14

2015-12-11 Thread cl...@juno.com
nd mammals) and their habitats as well as many sound recordings. Members are invited to dinner with Bob and Wes before the meeting at 5:30 at Taste of Thai Express on Rt. 13N. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Hope to see you Monday! Colleen RichardsCayuga Bird ClubCor

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting - February 8

2016-02-04 Thread cl...@juno.com
s in the Cuban archipelago. Members are invited to dinner with Eduardo before the meeting at Taste of Thai Express at 5:30. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. Citi Simplicity® Card No Late Fee

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club March meeting - Mon., March 14

2016-03-11 Thread cl...@juno.com
nner with Anastasia before the meeting at Aladdins in Collegtown at 5:30. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservations can be made. There will also be an opportunity at the meeting to sign up for tickets to the documentary, The Messenger, which will be shown at Cornell Cinema on Su

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club April 2016 meeting

2016-04-08 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club will hold their monthly meeting next Monday, April 11 at 7:30 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Cookies and conversation will begin at 7:15. Our speaker, Jillian Liner, Director of Bird Conservation, Audubon New York will present -- "Audubon New Yorks Important Bird

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club - no speaker dinner

2016-04-09 Thread cl...@juno.com
There will be no speaker dinner before the monthly Club meeting on Monday, April 11.Good birding this weekend! Colleen Richards Wall Street Daily Peter Schiff: China Just Armed its Financial Missile

Re: [cayugabirds-l] fox sparrows

2016-04-04 Thread cl...@juno.com
Hadn't seen a fox sparrow amongst the 15 species at our feeders this weekend, but there was one alongside Wood Rd (Etna) this afternoon.Colleen Richards -- Original Message -- From: Meena Madhav Haribal To: CAYUGABIRDS-L

[cayugabirds-l] rainy walk around Sapsucker

2016-04-26 Thread cl...@juno.com
In the midst of a volunteer training session at the Ornithology Lab this morning we watched a double-crested cormorant percching in the rain in the center of the pond. Later, on a very fast walk around the main pond, we had great looks at a pileated woodpecker, a pair of Eastern towhees, a

[cayugabirds-l] Towhees and White-throated Sparrows

2016-04-28 Thread cl...@juno.com
For two days a pair of Eastern towhees have been hanging out near our feeders on the ground. Today they joined the white-throated sparrows on our window sill platform feeder over the past 2 hours. This has been a first-time yard bird. Colleen Richards

[cayugabirds-l] CBC field trip to Montezuma still on!

2016-04-15 Thread cl...@juno.com
of ducks, some shorebirds and hopefully some new migrants. If you have any questions contact Colleen at cl...@juno.com or 6073399417 (cell). Wall Street Daily Peter Schiff: China Just Armed its Financial Missile http

[cayugabirds-l] Highlights of CBC trip to Montezuma with a total 75 species

2016-04-16 Thread cl...@juno.com
Highlights of CBC trip to Montezuma with a total 75 species Kathy Strickland and I along with 4 others enjoyed a beautiful day at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. A great start as we headed up the lake: E. Meadowlark on line in N Lansing and later a N. Mockingbird boat house in Aurora:

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club May meeting - NO speaker dinner!

2016-05-07 Thread cl...@juno.com
The May meeting of the Cayuga Bird Club will be on Monday, May 9 at 7:30 pm at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Cookies and conversation begins at 7:15 pm. This month, Rick Manning will share thoughts and plans being discussed by the city of Ithaca for making Stewart Park a bird- and

[cayugabirds-l] Birds and Hay Bales!

2016-06-18 Thread cl...@juno.com
Like the enrichment activities employed in a zoo, it was fun to watch the birds' reaction on some nearby fields as they were hayed for the first time in nearly 30 years. Huge round bales scattered across what were once pastures along with a pair of red-tailed hawks, two small crow families, and

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club February meeting and speaker dinner

2017-02-09 Thread cl...@juno.com
ease RSVP to Colleen Richards at cl...@juno.com by noon Monday so reservations can be made.Colleen RichardsCorresponding SecretaryCayuga Bird Club This Simple Step To Flawless Skin Gundry MD http://thirdpartyoffers.juno.c

[cayugabirds-l] enterprising Juncos

2017-02-16 Thread cl...@juno.com
This afternoon there were several juncos at our feeding station. Despite multiple other offerings, 3 of them flew up to a side porch railing and began attempting to use a Niger seed sock. Not being able to hang from it and pull out the seed, they perfected a different method. They took turns

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club September meeting

2016-09-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club will be meeting Monday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 for their monthly meeting. Our speaker will be Marie Read, presenting Grebe Quest Out West. Join Marie on her summer travels to northern Utah and northeast Montana in search of breeding Western, Clark's, and Eared Grebes. Be

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club Meeting and SPEAKER DINNER -- October 10

2016-10-07 Thread cl...@juno.com
FIN PROJECT My news is that we will be having dinner with Bob and Rose at the Taste of Thai Express restaurant on Rt. 13N at 5:30 pm before the meeting. Please rsvp - cl...@juno.com - by Monday noon so we can make reservations! Looking forward to seeing many of you on Monday. Enjoy this

[cayugabirds-l] November Cayuga Bird Club Meeting - Mon., Nov. 14

2016-11-11 Thread cl...@juno.com
hales breached in Hudson Bay, mosquitoes buzzed insistently, and the dusk twilight of northern latitudes lingered till 2am. Members are invited to dinner with Vanya before the meeting at Aladdins in Collegetown at 5:30. Please RSVP by noon Monday to cl...@juno.com so reservatio

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club December meeting and speaker dinner

2016-12-08 Thread cl...@juno.com
. Winkler for dinner at the Taste of Thai Express (Rt. 13N downtown) just before the meeting at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Colleen Richards at cl...@juno.com by noon Monday so reservations can be made. How To Fix Your Fatigue (Do

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club January meeting and Speaker Dinner - Mon., Jan. 9

2017-01-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
at the Ithaca Ale House at 5:30 before the meeting. Please rsvp to cl...@juno.com by Monday at noon. Until then, have fun looking for Snowy Owls and that Gyrfalcon! Colleen Richards Corresponding Secretary How To Fix Cracked Feet Dermal Medix

[cayugabirds-l] Area 1 needs more counters for Christmas Bird Count, Jan. 1

2016-12-28 Thread cl...@juno.com
Help needed for Area 1 which spans the northern arc of our Christmas Bird Count circle. Two of our regular counters are unavailable this year so we could use some help in either an area northwest of the village of Freeville or in the village itself.Please let Colleen Richards know if you can

[cayugabirds-l] juvenile Sharp-shinned

2017-03-17 Thread cl...@juno.com
This morning we had a juvenile sharpie flying from rafter to rafter inside our pole barn. At first we couldn't flush it out, but the car engine turning over finally convinced it to leave. We have had an adult sharp-shinned around our yard for several years, but maybe it was this younger bird

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Phoebe!

2017-04-02 Thread cl...@juno.com
Our pheobes showed up last Thursday, but we were headed out of town and I forgot to post.Pumping gas last night near the mall and listening to multiple killdeer in the dark! -- Original Message -- From: Donna Lee Scott To: Laura Stenzler Cc:

[cayugabirds-l] to Montezuma and back again

2017-04-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
It was a greyish day, but still lots of good sightings. Total of 43 species between 8 and 4. Started at Myers with a juvenile red-tailed hawk sitting on one of the "campsites". A pair of ospreys on the lakeside of Salt Point demonstrated how to collect sticks for nesting material as a pair of

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club April meeting

2017-04-05 Thread cl...@juno.com
Next Monday, April 10, will be the next monthly meeting of the Cayuga Bird Club. Bruce Smith and Katherine [Kit] Muma, will give their presentation, "Kiwis and Kokakos: Wildlife Conservation in New Zealand". Although they have both been on faculty in the Biology Dept. at Ithaca College, Bruce

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club meeting - Mon., March 13

2017-03-09 Thread cl...@juno.com
The Cayuga Bird Club's March meeting is Monday, March 13.This month we have a "Double-Header"! The Opening Reception of Free Spirits: an Exhibition of Bird Photographs by Marie Read will be taking place at 5:30 at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. At 7:30 the Club will begin its meeting, and our

[cayugabirds-l] pine siskin

2017-03-10 Thread cl...@juno.com
It's been 3 years since I've had pine siskins in my yard, but one showed up this morning at the feeders. Colleen Richards This Herb Stops Balding Immediately And Restarts Hair Growth Regrow Hair Protocol

[cayugabirds-l] icteridae!

2017-03-10 Thread cl...@juno.com
...and now there is a mixed flock of thirty plus grackles, red-winged blackbirds, brown-headed cowbirds and a single starling among the feeders and on the ground below.Meanwhile, the pine siskin was crowded out and finally found the nyjer sock! Colleen Richards

[cayugabirds-l] an enjoyable day at the feeders...

2017-03-14 Thread cl...@juno.com
Homeschoolers don't often take "snow days", but oh well, why not! Our feeder birds are providing entertainment as I work on my computer. A lone grackle sits hunched on a branch overlooking the suet while everyone else partakes - chickadees, downy, hairy, red-bellied, brown creeper, red- and

[cayugabirds-l] spotted sandpiper Hanshaw Rd.

2017-07-14 Thread cl...@juno.com
While checking his research fields across from the SPCA, my husband just now reported seeing two spotted sandpipers. A pair successfully nested and fledged 3 young there last year - this is the first sighting for this summer, though. Colleen Richards

Re: [cayugabirds-l] spotted sandpiper Hanshaw Rd.

2017-07-14 Thread cl...@juno.com
Correction! The pair was there in 2015, then only a single bird was spotted in 2016 (and it subsequently left). He just saw two juveniles joining the adults. Colleen Richards -- Original Message -- From: "cl...@juno.com" <cl...@juno.com> To: Cayugabirds-L@cor

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club annual Dish-to-Pass Picnic

2017-06-12 Thread cl...@juno.com
Our end-of-year Cayuga Bird Club dish-to-pass picnic will once again be held at Myers Point Park (off Route 34B in the town of Lansing) tonight at 6:00 pm. Come meet and socialize with your fellow bird club members! Bring: a generous dish-to-share your own place settingbeverage binoculars

[cayugabirds-l] bald eagle swimming?

2017-06-08 Thread cl...@juno.com
A friend who is biking through the Cascade Mountains sent this query: We saw the strangest thing - a quite large bird was swimming in the water with it's large wings, doing a stroke that looked much like the butterfly - both wings flapping up out of the water in sync with each other. We asked

Re: [cayugabirds-l] bald eagle swimming?

2017-06-08 Thread cl...@juno.com
Thanks all! I've sent all of your first-hand accounts on to my friends. Alas, that ranger will have to look up the answers for himself... Colleen Richards Affordable Wireless Plans Set up is easy. Get online in minutes. Starting at

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club May meeting

2017-05-04 Thread cl...@juno.com
Bird club business begins at 7:30 pm followed by the presentation. All are welcome.Members are invited to join Dan Ardia for dinner at the Taste of Thai Express (Rt. 13N downtown) just before the meeting at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Colleen Richards at cl...@juno.com by noon Monday so reservat

[cayugabirds-l] Eagles and a raven

2017-10-15 Thread cl...@juno.com
Just had a backyard flyover of 2 adult bald eagles, then 20 minutes later a ravenEtna area. What a beautiful mid-October afternoon.Colleen Richards The Unusual Link Between Alzheimer's and Coconut Oil (Watch) Memory Repair Protocol

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club September 11 meeting

2017-09-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
: Please remember to review the annual proposed budget in the newsletter before our vote at this meeting. Members are invited to join Amanda for dinner at Taste of Thai Express (downtown on Rt. 13N) just before the meeting at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Colleen Richards at cl...@juno.com by noon

[cayugabirds-l] Cayuga Bird Club - October 9th meeting

2017-10-06 Thread cl...@juno.com
. Members are invited to join Suan for dinner at Taste of Thai Express (downtown on Rt. 13N) just before the meeting at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Colleen Richards at cl...@juno.com by noon Monday so reservations can be made.Colleen RichardsCorresponding SecretaryCayuga Bird Club

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