Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 Year in review!

2013 Year in Review! It’s hard to imagine when looking back over the year that it all took place in 2013. The possibility of me doing a true ABA big year is out of the question. In spite of that, … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 37,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Christmas Bird Count (Monticello)

Lance Verderame and I covered my traditional area of the Monticello CBC this morning and early afternoon. Temps ranged from 29 to 39 degrees. There was some snow cover in certain areas, others were open. Water was entirely frozen with … Continue reading

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Long Island

Today, Lance Verderame and I traveled to Long Island to try for some new year birds. We had several special targets in mind. While we didn’t find some of our targets, we had a great day. Several hours were devoted … Continue reading

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Scoping the Valley for the Christmas Count

I searched the valley this morning from Westbrookville to McDonald Road. Having not been out in the area for the last ten days due to the deep freeze and then a couple of days of fog, I wanted to see … Continue reading

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Scoping for Christmas Count

Arlene Borko and I went out to scope out my Christmas Bird Count area for next weeks upcoming count. We had some nice birds this morning. Here is the list of the highlights of the 25 species seen: American Black … Continue reading

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Sullivan County updates.

There have been no further sightings of the Long-eared Owl. We can only be grateful it graced us with its presence for the day. The Lapland Longspur continues today on Gabel Road in Delaware Township. It was in the same … Continue reading

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