Monthly Archives: September 2013

Orange County Buff-breasted Sandpipers

Thanks to Matt Zeitler’s determination, and his having the birds schedule down to a science, I was able to finally get to see them on my third try. I met Matt on Missionland Road about an hour before their scheduled … Continue reading

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Wallkill NWR – the new river trail

I got a call from Rob Stone this morning 9/25 informing me he had found a Connecticut Warbler on the above trail. I headed right down and together he, Curt McDermott and I tried to relocate the bird over the … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Summitville Hawk Watch

A good day of birding overall. Morningside Park had Least Sandpipers, Pectoral Sandpiper, Killdeer, Green-winged Teal, Belted Kingfisher, American Pipit, Double-crested Cormorant, Great Blue Heron and more. The Hawk watch was better today with good numbers of some species. Osprey … Continue reading

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Summitville Hawk Watch

Today I manned the Summitville Hawk Watch for the first time this season. I wasn’t expecting much as the forecast was for light winds out of the south. Due to some further business I had to take care of, I … Continue reading

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Pectoral Sandpipers at Morningside Park

Having just returned from an eventful trip to Colorado, today was mostly taking care of business. That said, I couldn’t resist heading over to Morningside Park to try for Pectoral Sandpipers that had been found earlier in the week by … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park

The best made plans don’t always go as expected. Today we awoke to steady rain. We made our way to RMNP, but the weather wasn’t to cooperative. Our plans to search for ptarmigan went right out the window when we … Continue reading

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Colorado

Well you guessed it, I’m on the road again. Renee Davis, Marge Gorton and I left New York on Saturday heading for Colorado. We will be spending the next couple of weeks touring the Rocky Mountain state. We arrived in … Continue reading

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