[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Friday: Glossy Ibis, Red-headed Woodpecker, shorebirds

2015-05-08 Thread Jay McGowan
Hi all, Livia and I took the morning off to check around Montezuma, hoping to find the reported Little Blue Heron. We were unsuccessful in that regard, but had a lot of nice birds. Highlights: --At least three ORCHARD ORIOLES at Myers Point, an adult and a young male chasing each other near the

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Friday

2015-04-10 Thread bob mcguire
Scouting for tomorrow’s SFO trip up the lake, I spent the morning with John Confer in the Montezuma complex. Cayuga lake is now ice-free except for a small sheet at the north end off Harris Park. The pools at the MNWR visitor’s center, LARue’s, the main pool, and shorebird flats are flooded

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Friday November 14, 2014

2014-11-14 Thread David Nicosia
On the way up to Montezuma, I had a flock of SNOW BUNTINGS in a field before the Dunkin Donut's in Lansing. Also had a few AMERICAN KESTRELS on wires along route 90. On Wildlife Drive, there are loads of waterfowl now. NORTHERN SHOVELORS, There was raft of RING-NECKED DUCKS at the beginning of

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Friday evening - Marbled Godwit

2013-08-03 Thread Gary Chapin
The Godwit is still at Knox-Marsellus this morning. Gary Chapin Ticonderoga, NY On Aug 3, 2013, at 12:12 AM, Jay McGowan jw...@cornell.edu wrote: I took Kini Roesler, a visiting recordist from Argentina, up to Montezuma after work today to see what dropped in with the rain and show him some

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma Friday evening - Marbled Godwit

2013-08-02 Thread Jay McGowan
I took Kini Roesler, a visiting recordist from Argentina, up to Montezuma after work today to see what dropped in with the rain and show him some of our birds. Bald Eagles and Black Terns were big highlights for him, as well as what passes for ducks at this time of year. The Wildlife Drive was

[cayugabirds-l] Montezuma, Friday Saturday (3/25 3/26)

2011-03-27 Thread Lewis Grove
Hey all, I've been at Montezuma the past couple days; Saturday for a 60+ student SUNY-ESF field trip and Friday for a scouting trip. Both days yielded excellent birding throughout the complex. On Friday, we found the previously reported male EURASIAN WIGEON at Marten's Tract. The bird was in