Monthly Archives: February 2013

Wild, Wild Goose Chase!

This morning I headed to the Bashakill to see what had come in. There was another good influx of water fowl overnight and it became immediately apparent that a major migration movement was still ongoing. Skein after Skein of Canada … Continue reading

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Orange County Goose Chase

Today I spent the better part of the day, searching for the Pink Footed Goose found by Ken and Curt McDermott yesterday. Rob Stone and Curt were both out this morning as well. We covered the entire black dirt region … Continue reading

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The Bashakill “Springs” to life!

This morning I headed to the Bashakill in hope of some new birds. Yesterday, water fowl numbers had increased and I thought that once it starts, it progresses. That’s exactly what happened. Duck numbers increased significantly. For the first time … Continue reading

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Northern Lapwings in New Jersey

Renee Davis, Marge Gorton and I traveled to New Egypt, New Jersey today. Our goal was to see as many of the rarities as we could find. Our results were mixed. En-route, we found a field with thousands of Snow … Continue reading

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The Day After

Its always fun to go out the morning after one of our big counts to see all the birds we missed over the weekend. Today was no exception. I started out in Rock Hill where I easily viewed the PINE … Continue reading

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Feathered Frenzy Results

From Friday 2/15 through Sunday 2/17, Sullivan Birders participated in the annual “Feathered Frenzy”. Six teams participated. Participants included Scott Baldinger, Deb Powell, Lee Hunter, Arlene Borko, Bill Fiero, Jayne Fiero, Valerie Freer, Mary Collier, Gloria Wagenknecht, Renee Davis, Ruth … Continue reading

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Feathered Frenzy day two

Unable to give up on our quest for new birds, Arlene Borko and I put in time on a modest day two of the bird count. We only spent three and a half hours today and focused our efforts only … Continue reading

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