Monthly Archives: August 2011

Orange County Sanderlings! 8/31/11

After a great morning of birding in Orange County, I had returned home to check out shorebirds here (not many today). I was at Morningside when I received a call from Ken McDermott informing me he had found seven SANDERLING … Continue reading

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Orange County Shorebirds – Missionlands Road 8/31/11

Following up on a post from Ken McDermott last night, this morning I went to Missionlands Road to try for some of the great shorebirds he had seen yesterday. The fields were still flooded from Hurricane Irene and shorebirds were … Continue reading

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Skinner’s Lane, Pine Island, Orange County 8/27/11

This morning I went to Skinner’s Lane after reading a post from Jim Schlickenrider. I was able to find most of the birds that he had posted and enjoyed the company of the Mearn’s Bird Club field trip participants. Barbara … Continue reading

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Morningside Park – 8/25/11

I birded Morningside Park this morning before the torrential rains set in. I had good birds, but left, anxious to return after the storms to see what might have come in. As usual, the storm did not disappoint me. I … Continue reading

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Greater Yellowlegs – Morningside Park 8/24/11

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Morningside Park shorebirds 8/24/11

A nice assortment of shorebirds were present this morning. Here’s the list: Semipalmated Plover – 2 Killdeer – 20 Greater Yellowlegs – 1 Lesser Yellowlegs – 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper – 6 Least Sandpiper – 13 Pectoral Sandpiper – 1 Wilson’s Snipe … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Apollo Plaza8/22/11

Good shorebirds continue at Morningside Park this morning. A season high count of Killdeer occurred this morning as well. At Morningside: Semipalmated Plover – 4 Killdeer – 31 Least Sandpiper – 16 Semipalmated Sandpiper – 1 Pectoral Sandpiper – 2 … Continue reading

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