Monthly Archives: September 2012

McDonald Road – Wurtsboro 9/29/12

This morning I was striking out. Neither Morningside Park nor the Orchard at the Bashakill had any birds. I was holding out hope for the hawk watch, but the completely cloudy skies and intermitent rain didn’t look good. I decided … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and the Bashakill Nature Trail 9/27/12

This morning I kayaked Morningside again, hoping for some new shore birds. The Black-bellied Plover was gone, but the other shore birds remained the same. New however were two possibly three FOS AMERICAN PIPITS. I headed to the hawk watch … Continue reading

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Morningside Park 9/26/12

There was a nice assortment of birds at Morningside Park this morning, highlighted by shore birds. I kayaked around the islands and had great views of the birds. Though it may not show well in the photo, they were a … Continue reading

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Morningside Park

This morning I kayaked Morningside Park in search of shore birds. There was some movement of birds since my last visit. Most notable was our second Black-bellied Plover of the season. The second bird was quite different from the first … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Summitville Hawk Watch

This morning looked like it would be a poor hawk watch day, so I decided to go to Morningside Park again to check for shore birds. The shore birds remained the same as yesterday, the Black-bellied Plover continuing. That didn’t … Continue reading

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Shore Birds at Morningside Park

I hadn’t had a chance to check out Morningside for a few days, so with conditions not looking great for the hawk watch, I headed up county. There had been some shore bird movement, either with the storm the night … Continue reading

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Bashakill Deli Fields CONNECTICUT WARBLER continues

This morning I went to the Deli Fields before sunrise to try for screech-owls and the Connecticut Warbler. I arrived to find two Great Horned Owls calling and a couple of Woodcock flying around. As the sun came up I … Continue reading

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