[nysbirds-l] Northport Winter Bird Census Results

2017-01-14 Thread Brent Bomkamp
Hi All, The first ever Northport Winter Bird Census took place today, covering the area between the Northern Nassau and Smithtown CBC circles on the North Shore of Long Island. The count was conducted by 10 intrepid observers (Ken and Sue Feustel, Tim Dunn, Taylor Sturm, Pete Morris, Norm Klein,

[nysbirds-l] Delaware County eagle field trip

2017-01-14 Thread Andrew Mason
Today's Delaware-Otsego Audubon Soc. field trip to rivers and reservoirs in Delaware County turned out 30 participants and 20 Bald Eagles of varying ages, including a pair on an active nest on the West Branch of the Delaware River. A number of Red-tailed Hawks were also spotted, along with

[nysbirds-l] Roughleg trip

2017-01-14 Thread Michael Britt
Mark French, Shayna Marchese, Mike Ruscigno, Diane Tishler, and myself took an open-country winter raptor trip today. The Black Dirt Region held 15+ NORTHERN HARRIERS (six gray ghosts), 1 "Northern" RED-TAILED HAWK (abieticola), 7 ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS (four light, three dark), 6 SHORT-EARED OWLS

Re: [nysbirds-l] Townsend's Solitaire YES and Ross Goose

2017-01-14 Thread John Mora
Good evening. The Townsend Solitaire was active and visible in the afternoon. It was alert and stood often at top of pines and telephone lines. We observed it eat a juniper berry. Number of times it defecated indicated a well fed bird. Good news for its likely survival. The Sound near the

Re: [nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting YES (Staten Island)

2017-01-14 Thread Joe T
Bird continues at about 3:00 pm at the end of Ocean Avenue, which is right off the end of Arden Avenue on the south shore of the island. There is a regular lesser black-backed gull there also.   JT On Saturday, January 14, 2017 8:25 AM, Jose G wrote:

[nysbirds-l] Top 10 Locations Reviewed (NYS eBird Hotspots)

2017-01-14 Thread Ben Cacace
For the wiki pages the Top 10 locations (single and grouped sub-locations) have been reviewed for Monroe County. The locations promoted to top 10 are highlighted green. The sites that were moved out of the Top 10 still have pages dedicated to them but they're static meaning they don't need

[nysbirds-l] Black headed Gull in Montauk

2017-01-14 Thread Karen Rubinstein
Vicki Bustamante just called to say she is watching a black headed Gull at Little Reed Pond in Montauk. To reach it drive down East Lake Drive Little Reed Is a marshy pond on the east side of the street. The Gull is quite cooperative, sitting and feeding. Karen Rubinstein NYC and East

[nysbirds-l] Townsend's Solitaire YES

2017-01-14 Thread Jose G
I am writing this on behalf of Mike Shanley: The Townsend's Solitaire has just been observed on North Sea Drive. -- Jose Staten Island -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Sandhill Crane in Wainscot

2017-01-14 Thread Karen Rubinstein
The Sandhill Crane in Wainscot New York continues.It is being seen at the edge of the pond from Wainscot Main road across from the chapel. It is often obscured by the grasses at the pond's edge so be patient and wait for the crane to raise its head Karen Sent from my iPhone. -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Trumpeter Swan near Nyack Beach State Park

2017-01-14 Thread Carney, Martin
Sorry for the delayed post but I did observe the Trumpeter Swan yesterday south of the park in front of the house until about 1:15 pm. At that point it joined some Canada Geese and swam around the jetties, out of view. Bring your scopeMartin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting YES (Staten Island)

2017-01-14 Thread Jose G
Female Painted Bunting is being seen just off of Arden Ave. on Staten Island. Here is the exact location: Dropped Pin near 1760 Arden Ave, Staten Island, NY 10312 https://goo.gl/maps/MgL8GS24HAm -- Jose Staten Island -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

Re: [nysbirds-l] ADMIN: DMARC Alert! - using Gmail filters

2017-01-14 Thread Phil Jeffrey
Under the "more" menu in Gmail select "Filter Messages Like These" and you should see that Gmail recognizes the email as coming from a list. In the "has the words" field it will show list:() click "create filter with this search" at lower right select "never send it to spam" and whatever other

[nysbirds-l] ADMIN: DMARC Alert!

2017-01-14 Thread Christopher T. Tessaglia-Hymes
It appears that Gmail has joined the ranks of Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL, and others with respect to their DMARC policy: https://sendgrid.com/blog/gmail-dmarc-update-2016/. The key is that when certain email hosts follow DMARC policy, any time a message is claimed to have been sent from that