Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Really Big Road Trip

My friends Mark Spina, Theresa Panny, Kim Nastazewski and I are embarking on a major trip tomorrow, July 1, 2013. We will be traveling for approximately three weeks and have many exciting destinations planned. I, of course, will be birding … Continue reading

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Cupsogue Long Island

This morning Renee Davis and I headed for eastern Long Island with hopes of our state Arctic Tern. We arrived at 8am and of course I had the tides wrong again. It didn’t really matter, as the tides were now … Continue reading

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Bashakill

This morning I stopped by the Bashakill to see what was happening. I was near the bridge on Haven Road when I heard a loud rail in the woody area on the south shore. The bird was extremely loud and … Continue reading

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Adirondack Birding

Renee Davis, Marge Gorton and I traveled to the north country on Wednesday. We left before sun up and arrived mid day at Bloomingdale Bog. On our way up we stopped at Aqueduct Park in Rexford to try for the … Continue reading

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Bashakill

I had an interesting morning at the Bashakill today. The flood waters are starting to recede, but Haven Road is still submerged and passable only in a high clearance vehicle. The trails are mostly passable, but some wet spots continue. … Continue reading

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Bashakill Flooding followup

Haven Road remains impassible. The waters have probably not actually crested yet. It continued raining through about 5am today. The nesting marsh birds have suffered complete loss of nests. The water is now feet above the nest levels. I was … Continue reading

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Slide Mountain

I had decided to hike Slide Mountain this morning as I thought it was going to be the best day this week. I started out fairly early, heading up the trail at 7:30 am. The location is an hour and … Continue reading

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