Monthly Archives: August 2014

Buff-breasted Sandpiper

This morning I got a call from birding friend Jim Schlickenrieder informing me he had found a Buff-breasted Sandpiper on Turtle Bay Road in the Black Dirt Region. Upon our arrival, the bird had temporarily disappeared. Jim informed Karen Miller … Continue reading

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Bashakill and the Black Dirt Region (Orange County)

This morning I briefly went to Morningside Park where the birds hadn’t changed with the migration event that had taken place yesterday. From there I went to the Bashakill. The birding at the Nature Trail was great. I met Mary … Continue reading

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Bashakill and Warren Sod Farm

This afternoon I headed back to the Bashakill to see what else I might find. I birded the Stop Sign Trail, which I hit briefly this morning, but had no birds. This afternoon was a different story. I had a … Continue reading

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Bashakill

The Bashakill was jumping again this morning. I spent the entire morning covering all the best spots. The Nature Trail and Deli Fields were the bests spots. The Nature Trail was quiet near the board walk, but really busy out … Continue reading

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Bashakill News

I spent quite a bit of time birding the Bashakill the last couple of days. I ran into a couple of good mixed species flocks that exhibited nice diversity. At the Nature Trail yesterday I had Blackburnian, Black and White, … Continue reading

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Ruddy Turnstone Followup!

With our current state of shore birding at about its lowest I can ever remember, I decided to do some follow up. I just found out that the Ruddy Turnstone I found at Morningside Park on 7/28/13 was once again … Continue reading

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Bashakill – OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER

This morning I received a call from Scott Baldinger. He was on the Mearn’s Bird Club Field Trip to the Bashakill. They had just found an Olive-sided Flycatcher in the Deli Fields at the Bashakill. I zoomed right down, but … Continue reading

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