[nysbirds-l] Ross's Gull - Tupper Lake, NY

2017-01-26 Thread Willie D'Anna
-- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com My photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/107683885@N07/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

RE:[nysbirds-l] Ross's Gull - Tupper Lake, NY

2017-01-26 Thread Willie D'Anna
and the numbers down. Good luck if you go for it! Willie From: Willie D'Anna [mailto:dannapot...@roadrunner.com] Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:12 PM To: 'nysbirds-l'; 'Geneseebirds'; 'geneseebird...@geneseo.edu' Subject: Ross's Gull - Tupper Lake, NY A first basic ROSS'S GULL has been found

[nysbirds-l] Ross's Gull - Tupper Lake, NY

2017-01-28 Thread Willie D'Anna
put out on the ice for the bird's nourishment. Larry Master Sent from my iPhone Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com My photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/107683885@N07/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Slaty-backed Gull - above Niagara Falls

2017-01-21 Thread Willie D'Anna
of the IBA counters also enjoyed a nice pizza lunch together. Good birding! Willie D'Anna of Wilson, NY and Jean Iron of Toronto, Ontario ------ Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com My photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/107683885@N07/ -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River - Saturday

2016-12-10 Thread Willie D'Anna
bird at the Whirlpool. GLAUCOUS GULL - a juvenile on the breakwall on the upriver side of control gates. Others: Thayer's, Iceland, Lesser Black-backed, Great Black-backed, Herring, Ring-billed, Bonaparte's. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] 2016 Lake Ontario Piping Plover video

2016-12-15 Thread Willie D'Anna
This past summer Piping Plovers nested on Lake Ontario east of Toronto, Ontario, representing the first successful nesting of the species along the Canadian shoreline of this lake in over 80 years. Winnie Poon made an interesting documentary about this, which can be viewed on your computer,

[nysbirds-l] Pink-sided Junco - Hamlin Beach SP - Thursday

2016-12-02 Thread Willie D'Anna
searching, and I was actually leaving when I found it. This was my second attempt to see this junco. Photos of the junco can be seen in my eBird checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32807558 Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River Report

2016-12-05 Thread Willie D'Anna
-- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com Willie's photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/107683885@N07/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Slaty-backed and Black-headed Gulls - Niagara River

2017-01-01 Thread Willie D'Anna
in the bright sun. Our group consisted of Betsy Potter, Jean Iron, Celeste Morien, Dominic Sherony, Bev Seyler, Marcie Jacklin, Linda Goodridge, Kayo Roy, Blayne and Jean Farnan, and myself. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River - Wednesday

2016-12-28 Thread Willie D'Anna
y Potter, and myself. Good birding! Willie ------ Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com Willie's photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/107683885@N07/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.c

[nysbirds-l] White-crowned Sparrows; Lapland Longspurs

2016-12-23 Thread Willie D'Anna
Hole State Park. It was larger than the Herring Gulls with a vaguely paler mantle, slightly paler wingtips, and larger white primary apical spots. It slept for the entire time that I observed it. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com

[nysbirds-l] Elba and Montezuma Mucklands

2017-04-22 Thread Willie D'Anna
s. A scope is essential. Here is our eBird checklist: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36172279 About eight miles south of the Montezuma Mucklands at the NY Chiropractic College, a CATTLE EGRET continues. Good birding! Willie ------ Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroad

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed - Ring-billed Gull hybrid at Goat Island

2017-03-10 Thread Willie D'Anna
lots of other less common gulls around Goat Island, especially Lesser Black-backed and Iceland Gulls, with a few Thayer's Gulls as well. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com My photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/107683885@N07

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Phalarope - Ellicott Rd, Town of Hartland, Niagara County

2017-08-02 Thread Willie D'Anna
Tavern Rd, on the south side of Ellicott Rd. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com . -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

RE:[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Pharalope in Town of Hartland, Niagara County

2017-08-03 Thread Willie D'Anna
/view/checklist/S38450464 Good birding! Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY -Original Message- From: geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu [mailto:geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu] On Behalf Of Bird observations from western New York Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2017 6:35 AM To: geneseebird

[nysbirds-l] Long-billed Dowitcher, Baird's Sandpiper - Niagara County

2017-08-18 Thread Willie D'Anna
/S38668967 Lower Lake Rd X Burgess Rd today: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38697078 Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Black-necked Stilt - Iroquois NWR

2017-06-21 Thread Willie D'Anna
this bird. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Piping Plover - Town of Somerset, Niagara County

2017-05-22 Thread Willie D'Anna
today). Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Franklin's Gull, shorebirds - Niagara and Orleans Counties

2017-05-25 Thread Willie D'Anna
Plovers 19 Dunlin 2 dowitcher species (seen very briefly) Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Brown Pelican continues in Buffalo

2017-05-30 Thread Willie D'Anna
. Thanks to Canadian birder, Jeremy Bensette, looking from the Canadian side of the river, for the update. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Brown Pelican - Buffalo on Friday - NOT Seen

2017-06-03 Thread Willie D'Anna
The Niagara River Brown Pelican was not reported on Friday, as far as we are aware. If anyone has heard otherwise, please post or let me know. Thanks! Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

RE:[nysbirds-l] [geneseebirds-googlegroup] Brown Pelican - Buffalo on Friday - Seen but only early in the day; NOT seen Saturday

2017-06-03 Thread Willie D'Anna
As it turns out, the Buffalo Brown Pelican was seen early on Friday but apparently not afterwards. In addition, there were no reports today, though several people looked. Thanks to those birders who provided updates. Good birding! Willie From: Willie D'Anna [mailto:dannapot

[nysbirds-l] Brown Pelican - Buffalo

2017-06-04 Thread Willie D'Anna
for the bird. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] NYSOA Conference in Niagara Falls Nov. 10-12

2017-09-15 Thread Willie D'Anna
save $10 on the registration fee by registering before October 1st. Everyone is welcome! Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Bobby Kurtz, Rest in Peace

2017-09-29 Thread Willie D'Anna
Sandpiper at Jamaica Bay for me and my friends, which was very much appreciated. My condolences to you, Pat and Shai, and to the entire NYC/Long Island birding community. May he rest in peace. Good birding to all, Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com

[nysbirds-l] Say's Phoebe - Yates County

2017-10-06 Thread Willie D'Anna
? Lastly, Say's Phoebe is on the state review list and reports to the NYSARC that document this bird would be greatly appreciated: http://nybirds.org/RecordsReporting.htm Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Bonaparte's and Little Gulls; Forster's Tern

2017-10-19 Thread Willie D'Anna
with the many Bonies. I rarely see terns floating on the water. Unlike gulls, it is not a preferred resting mode for them. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Say's Phoebe - Orleans County - not seen again

2017-11-16 Thread Willie D'Anna
-- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com

[nysbirds-l] Lake Ontario Plain - Orleans and Niagara Counties

2017-11-18 Thread Willie D'Anna
. The shrike was in the same hedge row where we saw one back on October 28. Good birding! Willie, Celeste Morien, Brian Morse, and Corey Callaghan (back briefly from Australia) -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Say's Phoebe - Orleans County

2017-11-12 Thread Willie D'Anna
noted, it is not far from that road. Good luck if you are able to go for it! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Cattle Egrets - Wellsville, Allegany County

2017-11-04 Thread Willie D'Anna
(where I know there have been higher counts). And how many more are out there, waiting to be found? Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

RE:[nysbirds-l] Terns

2018-06-20 Thread Willie D'Anna
for an enlightening discussion. Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY Subject: RE: Nickerson Beach Report. From: JOHN TURNER Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:37:30 -0400 (EDT) X-Message-Number: 11 Things took a turn for the better today! On Tue, Jun 19, 2018 at 07:20 PM, Long Island Birding wrote: Hello all, To summarize

[nysbirds-l] FW: [geneseebirds-googlegroup] Anna’s Hummingbird!!!

2017-10-20 Thread Willie D'Anna
Hi folks, An apparent Anna's Hummingbird was photographed at a feeding station in Orleans County this morning (read post below). Thanks to Celeste Morien’s photos and the input of Jim Pawlicki, who has lots of recent experience with the species in Southern California, and Andy Guthrie, we

RE:[nysbirds-l] [GeneseeBirds-L] Western Kingbird - Erie County - Alec Humann

2018-10-18 Thread Willie D'Anna
To add to Alec Humann's message below, the Western Kingbird has a strong preference for one isolated tree/bush in the goldenrod field on the north side of the road. Josh Ketry found it yesterday in this tree and it was seen there again today. Look for two mailboxes on the north side of the road

[nysbirds-l] Possible Purple Gallinule in Cattaraugus County

2019-04-26 Thread Willie D'Anna
/checklist/S55397648 Although it is not the most confidence-inspiring note, this is a distinctive species and the observer has since indicated to me that he and his brother are now 100% certain of the identification. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] Spotted Towhee - Tifft Nature Preserve, Buffalo

2019-11-18 Thread Willie D'Anna
-- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunnerDOTcom -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

RE:[nysbirds-l] [geneseebirds-googlegroup] Spotted Towhee - Tifft Nature Preserve, Buffalo

2019-11-18 Thread Willie D'Anna
Several birders were out looking for the Spotted Towhee all of this afternoon. Two Eastern Towhees were found but the Spotted was not seen. Perhaps a one-day wonder… Good birding! Willie From: Willie D'Anna [mailto:dannapot...@roadrunner.com] Sent: Monday, November 18, 2019 11:33 AM

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River - Sunday - Kittiwake, Black-headed, others

2020-01-05 Thread Willie D'Anna
Potter, and myself. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunnerDOTcom -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

RE:[nysbirds-l] American Golden-Plover - another NYS migrant to worry about?

2020-10-15 Thread Willie D'Anna
, a bird found by someone else, and it was on a pier on Lake Ontario, not in a field. I spent considerable time looking in fields for this species this fall but found none. Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY Subject: American Golden-Plover - another NYS migrant to worry about? From: Angus Wilson Date: Wed

RE:[nysbirds-l] Bonaparte's Gulls

2020-10-14 Thread Willie D'Anna
I have enjoyed the recent posts about Bonaparte's Gulls. Some of the highest concentrations of Bonaparte's Gulls in the world occur along the Niagara River, with estimates of 50,000 to 100,000 on some days. It is a spectacle to witness this blizzard of gulls on the Niagara but it seems that

[nysbirds-l] Amazing Cayuga Pool in Genesee County and other rarities

2020-05-25 Thread Willie D'Anna
home in Alden, Erie County, heading northeast. Perhaps someone will get lucky and see it at the swamps and hopefully, David Brown will get it at the Braddock Bay hawkwatch. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunnerDOTcom -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] FW: [Birdnews] NEW WINTER FINCH FORECASTER

2020-08-12 Thread Willie D'Anna
So many birders eagerly anticipate Ron Pittaway's winter finch forecast every fall but unfortunately for all of us, Ron has decided to retire from the finch forecast. Below, Ron introduces the new finch forecaster. Good birding! Willie -Original Message- From: birdnews

[nysbirds-l] Two Swallow-tailed Kites - Orleans and Monroe Counties

2020-08-09 Thread Willie D'Anna
York, much less two of them! Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunnerDOTcom -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

RE:[nysbirds-l] [GeneseeBirds-L] Two Swallow-tailed Kites - Orleans and Monroe Counties

2020-08-09 Thread Willie D'Anna
but will show up again at variable intervals. Sight lines in the area vary, as did the height of the birds during the day, but they were usually just a little over the treetops. Quite a spectacular bird for New York, much less two of them! Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna

RE:[nysbirds-l] [geneseebirds-googlegroup] RE: [GeneseeBirds-L] Two Swallow-tailed Kites - Orleans and Monroe Counties

2020-08-09 Thread Willie D'Anna
You can tell I’m retired! Parking at the church should not be a problem tomorrow! Cheers! Willie From: Willie D'Anna [mailto:dannapot...@roadrunner.com] Sent: Sunday, August 09, 2020 8:02 PM To: geneseebird...@geneseo.edu; 'NYSBirds'; geneseebirds-googlegr...@geneseo.edu Subject

[nysbirds-l] NYSARC and eBird

2020-07-31 Thread Willie D'Anna
pecies on the NYSARC review list. This one was at Wilson-Tuscarora SP, Niagara County, photo taken 4 Jun 2015. Since it was one of my nicer photos, I thought I would share it here: https://ebird.org/checklist/S24166290 Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wils

RE:[nysbirds-l] A blast from the past

2020-06-06 Thread Willie D'Anna
or obvious reasons did not, is Pat Lindsay. So, I gladly do so and I thank Pat, Shai, Tom, and the others for all the great birds you have found. Even though I did not see most of them, it was great fun to hear about them! Good birding! Willie D'Anna Wilson (Niagara County), NY Subject: RE: A blast fro

[nysbirds-l] NYSARC and eBird

2020-07-30 Thread Willie D'Anna
nicer photos, I thought I would share it here: https://ebird.org/checklist/S24166290 Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunnerDOTcom -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirdi

[nysbirds-l] King Rail - Iroquois NWR, Genesee County

2021-06-02 Thread Willie D'Anna
been seen in Kumpf Marsh, as well as on the other side of and further down Feeder Road (that is, going further away from Rt 77). Unless the stilt is in Kumpf Marsh, a scope is likely necessary. Good luck if you try for these birds! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] Shorebirds - Genesee and Orleans Counties

2009-08-01 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
of Shelby - located on the south side of Blair Rd about 1/2 mile west of Rt 63 in the Town of Shelby, Orleans County. Canada Goose 15 Mallard 6 Green-winged Teal 2 Blue-winged Teal 2 Hooded Merganser 2 Lesser Yellowlegs 25 Solitary Sandpiper 1 Spotted Sandpiper 1 Good birding! Willie -- Willie

[nysbirds-l] Upland Sandpipers - Genesee County Airport

2009-08-02 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Temporary archive: http://birdingonthe.net

[nysbirds-l] Shorebirds - Hulbert Rd, Town of Wilson, Niagara County

2009-08-22 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Dowitcher - 1 (0) Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Temporary archive: http

[nysbirds-l] 2 Kittiwakes, Parasitic Jaeger - Fort Niagara SP

2009-09-05 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
right. Watch the lake from the top of the slope just off the northeast corner of the large parking lot. The rip is well to the left, identified by a rougher swath of water. The Kittiwakes were a quarter-mile or so away, identifiable with a scope. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Betsy

[nysbirds-l] White Ibis - Tonawanda WMA

2009-09-25 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
in sometime after 6:30 but some start earlier. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Archives

[nysbirds-l] FW: [GeneseeBirds-L] White Ibis in Tonawanda WMA

2009-09-26 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
-Original Message- From: geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu [mailto:geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu] On Behalf Of John Welte Sent: Saturday, September 26, 2009 7:02 PM To: geneseebird...@geneseo.edu Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] White Ibis in Tonawanda WMA Hello Birders, The White Ibis

[nysbirds-l] FW: [Ontbirds] White Ibis- Whitby, Ontario

2009-10-04 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
It would appear that our White Ibis has flown north across Lake Ontario to Canada. Cheers, Willie -Original Message- From: ontbirds-boun...@hwcn.org [mailto:ontbirds-boun...@hwcn.org] On Behalf Of Rayfield Pye Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 2:54 PM To: Ontbirds Subject: [Ontbirds] White

[nysbirds-l] Lake Ontario (Parasitic Jaeger) and Niagara Falls (warblers)

2009-10-05 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
- I lost it over the water - perhaps it landed?) PARASITIC JAEGER 1 adult Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Shorebirds, Cackling Geese - Tonawanda WMA

2009-10-06 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
of Alexander, Genesee County. Although we had hundreds of geese, all we could identify were Canadas. A PINE SISKIN with Goldfinches flew over a field that contained several dozen AMERICAN PIPITS on Peaviner Road. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope - NOT Seen Again; Hamlin Beach Highlights

2009-10-17 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
groups of all three scoters, including many adult male Surf, a few LONG-TAILED DUCKS, and a couple of RED-THROATED LOONS. On the outer wall at Point Breeze, we had two juvenile LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULLS. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River - Sabine's and 5 Little Gulls

2009-10-31 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
-type gull, presumably a hybrid, below the falls. If anyone desires additional information about these birds or locations, please email me off-list. Good birding! Willie -- Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Northern Gannet - Wilson, Niagara County

2009-11-01 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
-- Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Archives: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] FW: [Ontbirds] Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas - Save 35%

2009-11-16 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
For those interested in the breeding birds of our neighbor to the north... -Original Message- From: ontbirds-boun...@hwcn.org [mailto:ontbirds-boun...@hwcn.org] On Behalf Of Jean Iron Sent: Monday, November 16, 2009 3:40 PM To: ontbi...@hwcn.org Subject: [Ontbirds] Ontario Breeding Bird

[nysbirds-l] Mew and other Gulls - Niagara River

2010-01-01 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
). At Beck we had quite a pale adult LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL and an adult NELSON’S GULL (Herring – Glaucous hybrid) plus two additional GLAUCOUS GULLS and a couple of THAYER’S GULLS. No definite sighting of the California Gull by us today. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River Mew Gull, probably not Common Gull

2010-01-02 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Archives: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html

[nysbirds-l] FW: [Ontbirds] Mew Gull, Queenston, Niagara River - Saturday

2010-01-02 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
I am not exactly sure where this is but I know it is below the escarpment and perhaps 3/4 mile north of the roosting rocks, where we had the bird yesterday. If it continues to move around to such a degree, it could prove difficult to find. The observers below were looking from the Ontario side.

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River sunday

2010-01-10 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
in huge flotillas of Bonaparte's Gulls. Numbers of large gulls were reduced from the immense numbers of last weekend but still pretty good. Ice is starting to flow down the river, which may further reduce the numbers of gulls. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River - Thursday; Leucistic Red-winged Blackbird - Today

2010-02-12 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Grebes and Loons, Sunday; Photos

2010-03-08 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
on Willie's Photos, then on Arizona Trip. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Black Vulture, White-fronted Goose - Hartland, Niagara County

2010-03-14 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
WIGEON, BLACK DUCK, MALLARD, and RING-NECKED DUCK. There were also at least nine and as many as 15 CACKLING GEESE – I kept finding groups of three Cacklers and I was unsure if these were the same birds I had already seen. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY

RE: [nysbirds-l] Robert Moses power plant fishing platform

2010-03-15 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Everyone, There was parking there until 911 and after that they only allowed handicapped people to use it. Everyone else had to park in the lot above and walk down which was a pretty long walk. When Dean and I saw the black-headed I suggest that I drive him down and drop him off and go back

[nysbirds-l] Barnacle Goose, Sandhill Crane - Iroquois NWr

2010-03-20 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
CACKLING GEESE. Two CACKLING GEESE were at Ring-necked Marsh, where the Barnacle Goose was. One more was at the corn stubble field on Fletcher Chapel Road. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com

[nysbirds-l] Barnacle Goose - Iroquois NWR

2010-03-21 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
-afternoon may be the optimal time and location for finding it. At least it was for this weekend. You may also want to check large flocks of foraging geese in nearby fields, especially in the morning and late afternoon. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] Another(?) Barnacle Goose - Niagara County

2010-03-27 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Lake Ontario Plain Field trip

2010-03-27 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
of GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLETS, and an EASTERN MEADOWLARK were new for the spring for most people in the group. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Gr. White-fronted Goose, Ruddy Shelduck - Niagara County

2010-03-30 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
on the belly, orange legs, and white tail tip. The legs appeared to be unbanded – but so were the Ruddy Shelduck’s… There were also Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, American Wigeon, and Mallards in the puddles here. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] Snowy Egret - Wilson-Tuscarora S.P.

2010-05-07 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
these locations is private property so the bird could still be around. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Chat, Orange-crowned W., Wilson's Phalarope, Orchard Orioles - Northern Niagara County

2010-05-08 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
No. Waterthrush 1 Common Yellowthroat 5 YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT 1 Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Snowy Egret - Wilson, Niagara County

2010-05-09 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Ontario. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[nysbirds-l] Summer Tanager - Wilson-Tuscarora S.P.

2010-05-22 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
. An update from Betsy, who is still following this bird: She said it seems to be slowly moving along the creek. Therefore, the best strategy would be to take the left fork. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http

[nysbirds-l] European Greenfinch Photos

2010-07-08 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
have not seen the Greenfinch today. Yesterday, we saw it at our feeders three times and at our pond once, all between 4 and 6 pm. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] FW: [GeneseeBirds-L] FW: Black-bellied Whistling-duck at Tonawanda WMA - Wed evening

2010-08-12 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
The location is in the Town of Alabama, Genesee County. Cayuga Pool overlook is the big overlook on the east side of Rt 77, a couple of miles north of the hamlet of Alabama where Rt 77 and Rt 63 separate when heading north on Rt 77. Read below for more directions. Good luck to all who try.

RE:[nysbirds-l] [GeneseeBirds-L] Black-bellied Whistling Duck - SEEN

2010-08-13 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
[mailto:geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu] On Behalf Of Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter Sent: Thursday, August 12, 2010 8:55 PM To: geneseebird...@geneseo.edu; NYSBirds; dfsu...@localnet.com Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Black-bellied Whistling Duck - NOT Seen Several birders looked for the Genesee County BBWD today

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling Duck - Tonawanda WMA

2010-08-14 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
for Rt 77 from the NYS Thruway. The duck was on the Tonawanda WMA side of the road and likes to stay hidden in the cattails. Good birding and stay safe out there. The trucks really move through the area. Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling Duck - Tonawanda WMA (Genesee County)

2010-08-15 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
there. The trucks really move through the area. Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling-Duck - Tonawanda WMA (Genesee County)

2010-08-16 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (Genesee County) - Not Seen Saturday

2010-08-21 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
move through the area. Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[nysbirds-l] FW: [GeneseeBirds-L] Black-Bellied Whistling Duck - YES!

2010-08-21 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Ack! Looks like I missed it by 15 minutes! See below. Willie From: geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu [mailto:geneseebirds-l-boun...@geneseo.edu] On Behalf Of tanager57 Sent: Saturday, August 21, 2010 7:48 PM To: GenesseeBirds Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Black-Bellied Whistling Duck - YES!

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling-Duck - Genesee County - Yes!

2010-08-22 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
safe out there. The trucks and cars really move through the area. Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Shorebirds at Montezuma NWR

2010-08-29 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
in the northwest corner of Knox-Marcellus. An immature PEREGRINE FALCON harassed the shorebirds at the marsh occasionally, throughout the day. Good shorebirding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Waterfowl and Warblers - Buffalo and Niagara Falls

2010-10-02 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
, and WHITE-THROATS. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http

[nysbirds-l] Another Cattle Egret - Town of Royalton, Niagara County

2010-10-24 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
of this intersection on your right. Good luck if you try for this bird! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow - Our Yard!!!

2010-11-17 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
in and out. Good birding! Willie and Betsy Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow continues

2010-11-18 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
Hi All, The Lark Sparrow was here this morning. Betsy Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow - Wilson, NY

2010-11-18 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
or second left into our driveway. Please park so that you allow at least one way in and out. Good birding! Willie and Betsy Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow - Town of Wilson

2010-11-19 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
and Betsy Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow, now Prairie Warbler - Our Yard!

2010-11-20 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
allow at least one way in and out. Good birding! Willie and Betsy Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY dannapotterATroadrunner.com http://www.betsypottersart.com -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Recent Photos

2010-11-23 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
, THAYER'S GULL, CALIFORNIA GULL, CATTLE EGRET, and some SHOREBIRDS. Home page: http://www.betsypottersart.com/ Direct link to new photos: http://www.betsypottersart.com/recent_photos.htm I hope you enjoy them. Good birding! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson, NY

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow - Day 8

2010-11-24 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
of the driveway. There is a wooden stockade fence to the east of the driveway. After turning into the common driveway, make the first or second left into our driveway. Please park so that you allow at least one way in and out. Good birding! Willie and Betsy Willie D'Anna Betsy

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow - NOT Seen; Some consolation prizes

2010-11-25 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
landfill in the Town of Somerset, viewed from Hartland Road. When I first spotted it, the hawk just hung in the air, almost motionless for several minutes. It finally moved a little, allowing me to identify it. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Willie Willie D'Anna Betsy Potter Wilson

[nysbirds-l] Ontario Field Ornithologists Niagara River Field Trip (28 Nov 2010)

2010-11-29 Thread Willie D'Anna and Betsy Potter
-backed Gull: 2 adults -Glaucous Gull: 1 juvenile -Tufted Titmouse: 1 Some participants then went on to Fort Erie to look at the Tundra Swans along the river and the Cackling Goose near the Peace Bridge. Others went back to Sir Adam Beck to look at the gulls there again. Trip leaders Willie D'Anna

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