Monthly Archives: October 2013

Owl Prowl

Matt Zeitler, Tricia Davis, Karen Miller, Scott Baldinger, Arlene Borko and I went on an Owl Prowl this evening trying to call Northern Saw-whet Owls. It was a bit of a cold and long evening, but did pay off. We … Continue reading

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Major water fowl influx and Leucistic Junco?

There was a major influx of water fowl to the county overnight. Yankee Lake, Wanasink Lake, Swan Lake and the Bashakill had the most birds. I went across the street first thing this morning to check the lake (Yankee) and … Continue reading

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Water Fowl moving in!

This morning I toured the county looking for some water fowl I hadn’t had in the county so far this year. There had been a good influx of birds overnight and I had 15 species of water fowl overall. I … Continue reading

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Bashakill – Whimbrel!

I spent a couple of hours at the Bashakill this morning. There was a lot of movement overnight and birds continued to move through the morning. Sparrows continue in good numbers. I found yet another Vesper Sparrow on Haven Road … Continue reading

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Bashakill

There had been considerable movement overnight for a change. There were many birds at all locations I birded and several species were moving throughout the morning. Red-winged Blackbirds and Yellow-rumped Warblers were both moving. I had many species this morning, … Continue reading

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Bashakill Deli Fields

While I suspect it will be some time before we repeat the sparrow excitement in Orange County yesterday, the Deli Fields continue to have many sparrows. I was unable to find the Clay-colored Sparrow for the second day in a … Continue reading

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Orange County NELSON’S SPARROW!

Once again Rob Stone has found a first for Orange County. This morning he discovered a NESLON’S SPARROW along the trail at 6 1/2 Station Road just off Rt 17M near the Country Convenience Store. The bird was located about … Continue reading

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