Monthly Archives: January 2014

Shinnecock Inlet and Dune Road, Long Island

Today, Lance Verderame and I traveled to Long Island to try for some of the great birds that have been being seen at Shinnecock Inlet and Dune Road. We arrived at 8:30 this morning and spent two hours searching for … Continue reading

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Mid-winter Water Fowl Count

Arlene Borko and I spent Saturday and Sunday scouring the county for winter water fowl. The county has been under an almost constant deep freeze since mid November. Last week a brief warm spell reopened water in several locations and … Continue reading

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Sullivan and Orange Counties!

This morning I headed out in hopes of some new county birds. It was snowing and quite foggy, but I figured what the heck. I couldn’t have realized how productive a day it would be. My first good find of … Continue reading

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Orange County Wednesday

Yesterday I spent the morning in Orange County. It was so fogged in until about 10:00 am that I couldn’t see anything. It then quickly lifted and I covered most areas of the Wallkill River Valley from Goshen to Oil … Continue reading

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Sullivan’s Good Water Fowl Continues

This morning I picked up Arlene Borko and we headed back to Rondout Reservoir hoping yesterday’s water fowl would still be present so she could get them for the new year. We weren’t disappointed. Though there were only four birds … Continue reading

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Rondout Reservoir and Bashakill

This morning I headed back to the Rondout Resevoir. Yesterday, Renee Davis had found some Redheads there. Arlene and I were unable to locate them when we arrived. We found out later there was confusion as to the location. I … Continue reading

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Sullivan County

This morning Arlene Borko and I birded some of the hot spots in the county. The Bashakill, Rondout Reservoir and Neversink River were all quite birdy. At the Bashakill Deli Fields there were at least 100 American Robins, 20 Bluebirds, … Continue reading

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