Monthly Archives: May 2013

Kayaking the Bashakill

This morning after checking out Haven Road and driving along South Road, I kayaked the channel from the Main Boat Launch to Haven Road and back. I counted the birds on the way out. Common Gallinules were very active this … Continue reading

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From Cuckoos to a King Rail

This morning I birded the Bashakill. The evidence of migration was slim. I found two Blackpoll Warblers and one somewhat late Swainson’s Thrush. Otherwise things were about as one would expect. One nice occurrence was finding an abundance of cuckoos. … Continue reading

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Bashakill this morning

I met Danny Messina at the Bash this morning and we birded the Orchard/Stop Sign Trail and the Nature Trail. The only migrants I saw were four Blackpoll Warblers. All the regular breeders were present including at least two Cerulean … Continue reading

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A busy day of two county birding

This morning I met Bill Fiero and Wayne Hall at the Bashakill. We birded a while when Jeff Goulding joined us. We birded the Orchard and Stop Sign Trail and then the Nature Trail. Bird numbers were down, especially warblers, … Continue reading

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Another great morning at the Bashakill

This morning I birded the Orchard/Stop Sign Trail and Nature Trails. It was again quite birdy, though migrant warblers were down by number of species from yesterday. Highlights were my FOS BLACK-BILLED CUCKOO on the Stop Sign Trail, my County … Continue reading

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Apollo Plaza

Lance Verderame called to inform me about shore birds at the Apollo Plaza. I picked up Arlene Borko and we zoomed up to find 8 Least Sandpipers and 1 Semipalmated Plover. Also present were 3 Killdeer and 30 Cliff Swallows … Continue reading

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Bashakill, Linear Park and Gumaer Falls Road

This morning the Orchard/Stop Sign Trail and the Nature Trail were very active with the continuing arrival of warblers. I started at the Orchard where I found the male HOODED WARBLER back on territory just across the road near the … Continue reading

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