Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sullivan County Shorebirds

This morning there was a modest showing of shorebirds around the county. The Apollo Plaza had 11 Killdeer and 1 Solitary Sandpiper, and Morningside Park had 10 Least Sandpipers, 3 Spotted Sandpipers and 1 Semipalmated Plover. It has been a … Continue reading

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Bashakill Osprey

Saturday morning, 7/28, I found both adult and both chick Osprey sitting in the tall dead trees near where the nest had been located. They interacted well and showed no signs of injury. Even though they got an early fledging … Continue reading

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Bashakill and Morningside Park 7/27/12

I went out this morning after the big storm last night. A lot of damage here at Yankee Lake. Power continues to be out for 18 hours now. Three trees came down on our road, one crushing our neighbors car. … Continue reading

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Bashakill 7/24/12

This morning I hiked the Birch Trail from the Main Boat Launch to Haven Road and back. Though I got there a little late and the temperature was already 80 degrees, the brisk wind and dry air made for a … Continue reading

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Bashakill and Morningside Park 7/20/12

This morning torrential rains fell through about 12 noon. I went out at 11 am to see what it might have put down. It was a fairly good day, though the same storm a week from now would have been … Continue reading

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Great Morning at the Bashakill

I headed to the Bash early this morning in hopes of some movement overnight. We had storms come through overnight with a cold front from the north west. I wasn’t disappointed. When I arrived at Haven Road, I found several … Continue reading

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