Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sullivan County Storm Fallout

While this was not a typical set up of storm patterns that give us good fallouts, the system did provide some good birds. I birded most of the major lakes and reservoirs this morning and was pleased with what I … Continue reading

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Bashakill WMA 4/28-29

After a lackluster first week back, the last 24 hrs at the Bashakill has picked up considerably. Yesterday and today I had many First of Season (FOS) species and even though it remains cold and windy, migration seems to have … Continue reading

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Willow Ptarmigan – comb visible

Lance Verderame and I were discussing the Willow Ptarmigan. He had mentioned he had seen a photo that showed the birds comb. I said that I didn’t see the comb nor see any photos that showed it. Today I decided … Continue reading

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Bashakill Area Association Annual Cleanup and Picnic

Yesterday, 4/26/14, The Bashakill Area Association held its annual “Spring Clean Up” and picnic. It was once again a great success, with a tremendous amount of trash being removed from the Bashakill. Many participants joined in the clean up, giving … Continue reading

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Willow Ptarmigan!

Today, Scott Baldinger and I had a commitment to the Bashakill Area Association for the annual clean up and picnic. As soon as we were done, we headed north at 1pm to Point Peninsula New York to try for the … Continue reading

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Western Caribbean Cruise!

Go to the heading in the index for Western Caribbean Cruise to read about my latest adventure!

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Bashakill Friday Morning

This morning I met Scott Baldinger at Haven Road. Scott had text me that there was a Bonaparte’s Gull there. As we viewed the bird and then were scanning the ducks, another Bonie came in. This bird was in nearly … Continue reading

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