Monthly Archives: September 2014

ABA Lifer #675 WHISKERED TERN!

This morning, Ken McDermott and I headed to Cape May, New Jersey to try for the “Mega Rarity” Whiskered Tern. We were not disappointed. The bird has been present since Friday and continues with the same behaviors today. The bird … Continue reading

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A Busy Day

This morning I spent time at Morningside Park. There was a nice assortment of Shore birds there. Three Killdeer, two Least Sandpipers, two Semipalmated Plovers, One Semipalmated Sandpiper, One Pectoral Sandpiper and one Spotted Sandpiper. Also present, two Kingfishers, one … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Bashakill

Hoping that last nights storms and northwest winds brought in some fall migrants, I headed up to Morningside Park this morning. There was nice diversity, but only a few shore birds. As I scanned the birds, a medium sized shore … Continue reading

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Interesting Day

I was out birding the county this morning with mixed results. I had some unusually good photo opportunities, but not the best birds. Shore birds at Morningside were down to just three birds (1 Least, 2 Semipalmated Sandpipers). At the … Continue reading

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Jamaica Bay

Bill Fiero and I headed to Jamaica Bay on Long Island this morning. It had been hard to choose a good time this year due to fluctuating water levels and numbers of birds. Following this weekends good reports, we headed … Continue reading

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