Monthly Archives: July 2011

Identifiable photos

This morning as I went over my pics of the White Ibis, realizing how poor they were, yet enough to identify the bird to species. I gave thought to my failed efforts to get pictures of the Tricolored Heron this … Continue reading

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White Ibis continues 7/29/11

Scott Baldinger called to report that he had the White Ibis fly over Haven Road at 6:35 this morning. The bird continued down the kill, eventually going down in the marsh at approximately the same location Arlene Borko and I … Continue reading

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Bashakill – WHITE IBIS

This morning I birded Morningside Park for shorebirds then went to the Bashakill. As I stood on the bridge at Haven Road taking pictures of a pair of Common Moorhens with two chicks, a bird flew past me just above … Continue reading

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Bashakill – first Moorhen chick and Fallsburg Shorebirds

This mornings shorebird numbers were about the same as yesterday. The 3 Semi-palmated Sandpipers continued and the 2 Lesser Yellowlegs at Hilldale Pond continued. The Semi-palmated Plover and Lesser Yellowlegs at Morningside Park were gone. At the Bashakill, the first … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Hilldale Pond Shorebirds

This morning I returned to the above locations,as I will be doing regularly during fall migration, to see what came in. For an inland mountain county, we get a good number of shorebirds annually. Our record is 21 species in … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Shorebirds

Heavy rains are notorious for putting shorebirds down. That’s what happened today at Morningside Park and Hilldale Pond in the town of Fallsburg. At Morningside I had: 9 Killdeer, 5 Least Sandpipers, 1 Semi-palmated Sandpiper, 3 Semi-palmated Plover and 1 … Continue reading

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Bashakill – 7/25/11

Yesterday and today, I birded parts of the Bashakill. Lance Verderame joined me on Sunday. Following a couple of weeks of extreme heat with almost no marsh birds being seen or heard, the Bashakill is coming back to life. Green … Continue reading

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