Monthly Archives: January 2013

Another great day

This morning Arlene Borko and I went out to try to repeat some of yesterdays birds for her new year list. We were quite successful. On Bernas Road we found the light-phase Rough-legged Hawk and immediately afterward came upon our … Continue reading

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Recent Happenings

With the temps a little warmer the last couple of days, I’ve been out searching for some new year birds. As I searched I came upon another Hermit Thrush at the Bashakill. Arlene Borko called to inform me she had … Continue reading

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Redpolls

This morning I stopped by Scott Baldinger’s house to check out the ongoing Redpolls. I believe I saw nearly 100 redpolls. I missed the Hoary Redpolls, but Scott let me know they came in later in the day. With colder … Continue reading

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Winter Waterfowl Count for Sullivan County

On 1/19 and 20 Arlene Borko and I spent the days scouring the county for wintering waterfowl. We benefitted from the recent warm weather with finding a lot of water open and many birds taking advantage of it. Being a … Continue reading

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Westchester revisited

This morning I headed south again spurred on by recent posts from the Rye area. I had a target list of ten species this morning and was successful in finding six of them. The beach off Rye Playland was more … Continue reading

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American Museum of Natural History – behind the scenes tour

Today the Catskill Exotic Bird Club traveled to Manhattan to do a “Behind the Scenes Tour” of the Ornithology Wing of the American Museum of Natural History. Mark Spina and I joined Rich and Jackie Chiger, Matt and Naomi Frumess, … Continue reading

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Hoary Redpoll photos

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nyracefan/8373944015/in/photostream http://www.flickr.com/photos/nyracefan/8375106224/in/photostream Jeff has kindly provided a link to two of his shots on flicker since I can’t seem to enlarge the shots on my blog. they’re nice shots, Thanks Jeff!

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