Monthly Archives: March 2014

NYSOA Spring Field Trip/Weekend

Saturday and a Sunday 3/29 and 3/30, Lance Verderame and I hosted the New York State Ornithological Societies Spring Field Trip. Saturday, Lance presented a “Power Point Program” on the Bashakill. The program consisted of the history of the Bashakill, … Continue reading

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Bashakill 3/28/14

This morning I headed down to the Bashakill to see if anything new had come in ahead of the rain. There was a tremendous amount of duck activity. A Bald Eagle (one of 11 I saw this morning and Scott … Continue reading

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Bashakill

I braved the wind and cold this morning in hopes of some new birds at the Bashakill. Needless to say I checked hundreds of geese in many locations for yesterdays Cackling Geese to no avail. That said it was a … Continue reading

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Sullivan County WILD GOOSE CHASE!!!

This morning I met Lance Verderame at Haven Road at the Bashakill. We were watching many species of waterfowl along the road as well as 30+ Tree Swallows Lance had seen prior to my arrival. There were many good birds, … Continue reading

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Grebe to Geese

While I was home for lunch, I received a call from Bruce Nott informing me he had found a near breeding plumaged RED-NECKED GREBE at Algonquin Park in Newburg. I zoomed right over where I met Bruce and we had … Continue reading

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Orange County Geese

The goose spectacle continues in Orange County. This morning Rob Stone and I were out checking all the good spots and both Snow and Canada Geese were abundant. Many thousands of these birds could be seen on the ground and … Continue reading

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Orange County Geese!

Thanks to a call from Rob Stone this morning I was able to head down to the black dirt region of Orange County once again. This time he alerted me to a massive influx of SNOW GEESE! Shortly after I … Continue reading

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