Monthly Archives: November 2012

Late November

Not to much has changed over the last week. Water fowl numbers continue to fluctuate with some new sites for good numbers being added. Yankee Lake remains good for Goldeneye, Hooded Mergansers, Ruddy Ducks and Lesser Scaup. Wanasink Lake has … Continue reading

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Swan Lake

At the current time, Swan Lake is the best spot for birds in the county. Water fowl remains plentiful and some other interesting birds can be seen as well. As I was walking back up from the shore in the … Continue reading

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NORTHERN LAPWINGS !

Today Renee Davis and I traveled to Montauk, Long Island to try for the NORTHERN LAPWINGS. We were not disappointed. We arrived to be told they had just flown off, but that they almost always go to the same location … Continue reading

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After the storm

The upper half of the county had some snow and rain overnight, continuing through this morning. I had hoped that it would put some birds down, but for the most part it didn’t. The Red-throated Loon continues to be the … Continue reading

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A few updates

Between errands this morning, I hit a couple of the hot spots up county. At the Neversink Reservoir the RED-THROATED LOON continues. At Swan Lake all the birds seen yesterday continued today. The Brant seems to have found a home … Continue reading

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Swan Lake

Today I birded several areas, but Swan Lake was the best spot by far. Water fowl were all over the lake and a surprise to me were some late shore birds. Here is a list of the highlights: Common Mergansers … Continue reading

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Sullivan County’s Summitville Hawk Watch – season end results

Summitville Hawk Watch 2012 – John Haas The Summitville Hawk Watch conducted hawk counts from the Shawangunk Ridge from 9/9 through 11/9/12. The watch is sponsored by the Sullivan County Audubon Society. We are located at the Fire Tower on … Continue reading

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