[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck - Ithaca

2020-01-18 Thread Riley, Mike
I found the continuing Tufted Duck off 829 Taughannock at ~10:45 am today. It was active and hanging with a group of scaup on the east side of the redhead raft. Really cool duck! Michael Riley Sr. Environmental Scientist [cid:image001.png@01D55F40.1BFD2BE0] 102 West State Street, 3rd Floor,

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Ithaca

2020-01-11 Thread Jay McGowan
I just found a male TUFTED DUCK in the flock of many thousand Aythya, mostly Redheads, at the far SW corner of Cayuga Lake, viewed from pulling off on Rt. 89 or from the shore of Hog Hole (Alan Treman State Marine Park). A male Redhead x scaup hybrid is also present in the flock. Jay --

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck off of 89 at south end

2019-01-16 Thread Joe Welklin
Hi all, There is currently a tufted duck relatively close to shore off of 89 on the south end of Cayuga. I live at 869 Taughannock Blvd and it's slightly north of me. Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S51729347 Joe -- Joseph F. Welklin PhD Candidate Dept. of Neurobiology and

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Main Pool, Montezuma NWR

2018-10-28 Thread Dave Nutter
Jay McGowan just (11:23am) reported a male TUFTED DUCK in partly eclipse plumage on the main pool at Montezuma about halfway between Larue’s & Eaton in a huge Aythya flock. - - Dave Nutter -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck on Canandaigua Lake

2016-03-12 Thread Sue Barth
Hello all, My apologies for this late report; I thought I had sent this note successfully from the field yesterday, but I mis-directed it! The Tufted Duck, found by Brooke Morse last weekend, was refound by Willie D'Anna yesterday. The eBird hotspot is called "Canandaigua Lake - Vine

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, northern Cayuga Lake

2016-01-17 Thread Jay McGowan
Mark Miller just called to say he has the TUFTED DUCK now in a big Aythya flock off of the north end of Kozy Kove Road where we had it yesterday. On Jan 16, 2016 9:51 PM, "Jay McGowan" wrote: > Early this afternoon, Ken Rosenberg, Alex Lees, Nárgila Moura, and Tom > Auer found

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, northern Cayuga Lake

2016-01-16 Thread Kenneth V. Rosenberg
Jay, thanks for posting this summary. After a long day of waterfowl counting and then other obligations, I did not have a chance to post this. Finding this TUFTED DUCK at Twin Oaks was a great stroke of luck — after sifting through these huge Aythya flocks for 20+ years looking specifically for

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Cliff and Barn swallows

2015-04-05 Thread Jay McGowan
The male TUFTED DUCK continues in thr Cayuga Inlet, viewed earlier from the white lighthouse. It would have been close in off the shore of Treman but probably not visible from the marina. It was visible later from the swan pen, barely. Among the Tree Swallows foraging in the snow offshore were a

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted duck continues

2015-03-08 Thread Brad Walker
At yacht club -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck musings

2015-03-08 Thread Judith Thurber
Loved it! Thanks so much. Judy Thurber Liverpool Sent from my iPad On Mar 7, 2015, at 5:14 PM, Dave Nutter nutter.d...@me.com wrote: Two points of potential interest about Tufted Ducks, in addition to the fact that the short-tufted male continues (as late as 3:30pm) close to the point

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck musings

2015-03-07 Thread Dave Nutter
Two points of potential interest about Tufted Ducks, in addition to the fact that the short-tufted male continues (as late as 3:30pm) close to the point at the Ithaca Yacht Club: I did not see the Tufted Duck in the Ladoga area but I am told that on 22 February it was seen to have a normal

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck continues at Ithaca Yacht Club

2015-03-06 Thread Tom Schulenberg
also Long-tailed Ducks, 2 Horned Grebes, 2 Red-throated Loons, etc. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Ithaca Yacht Club

2015-03-03 Thread Jay McGowan
All, The short-crested male TUFTED DUCK continues at the Ithaca Yacht Club in Ulysses this morning, sleeping with other Aythya close to shore just north of the buildings. Jay On Mon, Mar 2, 2015 at 12:30 PM, Jay McGowan jw...@cornell.edu wrote: A male TUFTED DUCK was found this morning by Tim

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Ithaca Yacht Club

2015-03-02 Thread david nicosia
: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Ithaca Yacht Club A male TUFTED DUCK was found this morning by Tim Lenz just offshore from the Ithaca Yacht Club on Glenwood Road off of Rt. 89 in the town of Ulysses, Tompkins County, west shore of Cayuga Lake. Good numbers of Aythya and mergansers were also

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Ladoga Pt., Lansing

2015-02-22 Thread Jay McGowan
Chris Stanger reported the Tufted Duck to eBird in the same area this afternoon: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S22025808 Many observers scoured the Stahl/Seybolt/Martin road area this afternoon with no sightings as far as a I am aware of the Gyrfalcon. On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 8:40

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck today NO!

2015-01-25 Thread Glenn Wilson
I would Love to know if anyone saw the Tufted today. I arrived before the sun came up and stayed until 4PM (my second attempt at this precious bird). About every 2 hours I froze nearly solid and walked back to my car to thaw out. When the snow storm came, I did drive up to the compost pits

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck Pine Siskin

2015-01-24 Thread M Miller
Spent a lot of time today at Hog Hole (8-11 AM 1-2 PM). Tufted Duck was there, diving frequently, and moving around quite a bit. Usually hanging out with a few Scaup. Was fairly close in this morning, further out in the afternoon. Stopped at the Lab of O, not too much there, but did have a

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck continues visble near Hog Hole from Allan H Treman State Marine Park

2015-01-24 Thread david nicosia
Any updates on TUDU would be appreciated on this listserve or  cayuga rba. Heading up for attempt number two! Thanks.  Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck continues visble near Hog Hole from Allan H Treman State Marine Park

2015-01-24 Thread Meena Madhav Haribal
://www.haribal.org/dragonflies/samplebook.pdf From: bounce-118734783-3493...@list.cornell.edu bounce-118734783-3493...@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Dave Nutter nutter.d...@me.com Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2015 10:08 AM To: CAYUGABIRDS-L Subject: [cayugabirds-l

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck continues near Allan H Treman State Marine Park

2015-01-24 Thread Dave Nutter
Having missed the Tufted Duck yesterday around sunset, unaware that nearby birders out of my view were watching it, I was back at dawn and soon refound the TUFTED DUCK in the flock of REDHEADS and LESSER SCAUP along the lakeshore of Treman, often close to the ice edge, sometimes out toward the

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck photos

2015-01-23 Thread Chris R. Pelkie
https://www.flickr.com/photos/73284351@N03/ has 3 shots from today of the Tufted Duck for your reference. Also, a recent visit to our owl box by a different EASO than the one in 2013 (also in this photo stream) ChrisP -- Cayugabirds-L List Info:

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck

2015-01-23 Thread Jay McGowan
The male TUFTED DUCK is sleeping in a small scaup flock just offshore from Hog Hole now. -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[cayugabirds-l] TUFTED DUCK refound 0830 Tues, search tactics, plus another cool duck

2015-01-20 Thread Dave Nutter
Although I don't know of the TUFTED DUCK being seen Monday, I just got a Rare Bird Alert from Tim Lenz that it is among active REDHEADS near the piling cluster. I apologize for the confusing last sentence of my earlier reply about Tufted Duck ID. It should read: There is just the one bird,

Re: [cayugabirds-l] TUFTED DUCK refound 0830 Tues, search tactics, plus another cool duck

2015-01-20 Thread david nicosia
To: CAYUGABIRDS-L cayugabird...@list.cornell.edu Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:36 AM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] TUFTED DUCK refound 0830 Tues, search tactics, plus another cool duck Although I don't know of the TUFTED DUCK being seen Monday, I just got a Rare Bird Alert from Tim Lenz

Re: [cayugabirds-l] TUFTED DUCK refound 0830 Tues, search tactics, plus another cool duck

2015-01-20 Thread David Nicosia
Anyone interested in searched for the Tufted Duck Wednesday morning? I plan on being at Hog Hole at 845 am or so. I could use the help in searching through all the ducks there. I appreciate the ID help on this listserve...Jay's photos and Dave Nutter's comments especially. I also appreciate the

[cayugabirds-l] TUFTED DUCK, Tues

2015-01-20 Thread Dave Nutter
In my haste to re-send Tim's message I screwed it up a bit. This morning the TUFTED DUCK has been among mainly LESSER SCAUP (not Redheads) near the piling cluster in the middle of the south end of Cayuga Lake. I refound it resting among about 100 Lesser Scaup about 10am south of the pilings,

Re:[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck i.d. help

2015-01-19 Thread Dave Nutter
Carol ( all), Male Tufted Duck in breeding plumage is an easy ID: The SIDE IS BOLD PURE WHITE in sharp contrast to the surrounding black everywhere else, in particular the BLACK BACK, but also the black fore and aft ends, the neck and the entire head. It is far whiter than the gray sides of the

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck

2015-01-19 Thread Glenn Wilson
Has anyone seen it this morning? Thank you. Glenn Wilson Endicott, NY www.WilsonsWarbler.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Hog Hole

2015-01-17 Thread Jay McGowan
Dave Nutter just called to say he has a male TUFTED DUCK in the duck flock off Hog Hole. -- Jay McGowan Macaulay Library Cornell Lab of Ornithology jw...@cornell.edu -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck - No

2014-02-16 Thread bob mcguire
I spent an hour or so along Rt 89 this morning, trying to get a good look from the road at the large mixed flock of ducks geese north of the ice edge. Numerous Redheads, Canvasbacks, both Scaup, Goldeneye, Buffleheads, a couple of Ruddy Ducks. But NO Tufted Duck. Access to the lake shore is

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck - No; hybrids - yes

2014-02-16 Thread Jay McGowan
Livia and I spent a couple of hours along the east shore of Cayuga Lake from East Shore Park up to Myers Point. A good number of Aythya flocks were tucked in along the houses and docks just north of East Shore, but difficult to get good looks at. No sign of the Tufted on this side either, but we

[cayugabirds-l] TUFTED DUCK male dozing in SW corner Cayuga Lake n...

2014-02-15 Thread 6072292158
TUFTED DUCK male dozing in SW corner Cayuga Lake near ice. --Dave Nutter -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [cayugabirds-l] TUFTED DUCK male dozing in SW corner Cayuga Lake n...

2014-02-15 Thread Dave Nutter
I decided to walk in search of Jay's reported Tufted Duck because, shamefully, I ended up driving to see the first-ever basin Tufted Duck last year. (First obliviousness and then drenched optics prevented my seeing that bird on a bike trip.) Yet I didn't want to walk on the roads or railroad (I

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck present then gone

2013-01-30 Thread Jay McGowan
Chris and Jessie and Jeff had the female type TUFTED DUCK earlier this morning from Hog Hole, but at about 8:00 (I believe) it flew north out of sight with a flock of Redheads. These Redhead flocks have been moving up and down the lake so it may well return, but it is not being seen currently.

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, crappy tripod

2013-01-30 Thread Jeff Gerbracht
With Kevin's offer to lead the charitable efforts in ensuring I have a replacement for my, apparently dysfunctional, tripod, I thought I'd ask folks on the list for their recommendations on good and EXPENSIVE ones. If I'll be lending out my tripod to Kevin more often in the future, I'm sure he'd

[cayugabirds-l] TUFTED DUCK at Hog Hole right off the ice

2013-01-29 Thread Tim Lenz
From Chris Wood and Jeff Gerbracht -- Tim Lenz t...@cornell.edu Web Applications Developer Cornell Lab of Ornithology -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Hog Hole, Ithaca

2013-01-29 Thread Christopher Wood
I think many people have heard that Jeff Gerbracht and I saw a Tufted Duck at Hog Hole, Ithaca NY today. Here are my checklist notes from eBird along with a link to my eBird checklist that includes photos and more comments. You can click the Map link in eBird if you are not familiar with Hog

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck at Hogs Hole

2013-01-29 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
I managed to squeeze seeing the TUFTED DUCK into a busy schedule today. Here is my eBird description. Met Chris Wood and Jeff Gehrbracht, who found it, in parking lot. Because of travel the day before, I forgot my tripod. Jeff kindly lent me his horribly defective one. Met up with Patrick

[cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, crappy tripod

2013-01-29 Thread Kevin J. McGowan
Just wanted to say that despite the awful piece of equipment Jeff lent me, I was able to balance my scope on it in an adequate way that allowed me to have decent views of the EARED GREBE at Hogs Hole. After the thing dumped my spotting scope eyepiece-first into the mud first. Still, a bad and

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, crappy tripod

2013-01-29 Thread Jeff Gerbracht
Aww, come on. It doesn't have any odor about it at all!! And I did give you fair warning ;) You have to talk nicely to it and kick out it's legs once in awhile. Glad you saw the bird Jeff On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 7:37 PM, Kevin J. McGowan k...@cornell.edu wrote: Just wanted to

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, crappy tripod

2013-01-29 Thread Christopher Wood
...@cornell.edumailto:ja...@cornell.edu Reply-To: Jeff Gerbracht jeff.gerbra...@cornell.edumailto:jeff.gerbra...@cornell.edu Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 8:02 PM To: Upstate Birding cayugabird...@list.cornell.edumailto:cayugabird...@list.cornell.edu Subject: Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, crappy tripod Aww

Re: [cayugabirds-l] Tufted Duck, Hog Hole, Ithaca

2013-01-29 Thread Jeff Gerbracht
To add to Chris's comments, when I started to count the Redhead, this bird appeared in my scope view, fairly dark sides and nearly black back started my pulse going. Then it turned and I saw the head well, including a short tuft at which time I said something to myself like Holy Hey,