Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bashakill today

Things remained pretty much unchanged today at the Bashakill. Ring-necked Ducks continued at well over 500. Common Goldeneye, Bufflehead, Lesser Scaup and Green-winged Teal were all seen as well as all the really common water fowl. The CANVASBACK continued out … Continue reading

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Bashakill water fowl and new migrants

The Bashakill was jumping this morning. Many new migrants came in and I had a couple of FOS species. The most significant number of water fowl were Ring-necked Ducks. I was able to count 515 individuals. Among them, 3 Lesser … Continue reading

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Sullvan and Orange Counties

A group of us (Arlene Borko, Marge Gorton, Renee Davis, Lance Verderame and I) began the morning at the Bashakill. There were many water fowl species, highlighted by Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Lesser Scaup, Bufflehead, Pied-billed Grebe, Ring-necked Ducks and … Continue reading

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Ross’s Geese (2) at the Camel Farm

Matt Zeitler sent me a photo of the Ross’s Goose I spotted this morning at the Camel Farm. Matt informs me that this is not the bird that he and another gentleman (who Matt informs me was the one who … Continue reading

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Orange County Ross’s Goose Continues

This morning, Arlene Borko and I were birding around the Bashakill. A number of our friends were out and about as well. We were at the Deli Fields when I received a text from Rob Stone informing me that the … Continue reading

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Orange County Ross’ s Goose

This morning, Rob Stone and I were out once again checking the Wallkill River Valley to try to relocate the Pink-footed Goose. I had covered most areas twice as did Rob. I was at the east end of the valley … Continue reading

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Another great day at the Bashakill

A beautiful day today resulted in my spending lots of time hiking around the Bashakill. Highlights of the water fowl included Common Goldeneye, Wood Ducks, Bufflehead, Ring-necked Ducks and all the commonly expected water fowl for this early in the … Continue reading

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