Monthly Archives: October 2014

Orange County Cattle Egret!

This afternoon, Charlie West found a Cattle Egret on Wisner Road in Warwick. I was fortunate enough to zoom down and view the bird with Ken McDermott and Matt Zeitler. We had good looks at the bird being herded around … Continue reading

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Truth Muller’s Article for eBird

Truth Muller is a wonderful young man from Sullivan County who has a vast array of interests and has been recognized by the birding community  a couple of times recently.  Currently he had been asked to write an article for eBird … Continue reading

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Jones Beach, Nassau County Long Island

Bill Fiero and I traveled to Jones Beach today to try for some new year birds for me, and some state and year birds for Bill. We had used Sy Schiff’s recent reports to pick out targets. In an uncommon … Continue reading

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Bonaparte’s Gull and Golden Eagle! Life is good!

This morning I wasn’t quite sure of what to do.  Days like this I tend to just follow my nose rather than make a definite plan.  I started by walking across the street to the lake and checking for birds.   … Continue reading

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Haven Road Bashakill

This afternoon, once the rain stopped, I headed to the Bashakill to see what might be happening. I never made it off Haven Road. The place was alive with birds, including some nice ones. I immediately realized more sparrows had … Continue reading

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No Fallout.

The heavy rain and north winds did little to effect the incoming birds overnight. That said, a few new birds were found. First thing this morning, Lance Verderame found a beautiful adult drake SURF SCOTER at Kiamesha Lake. The bird … Continue reading

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Rondout Reservoir – another great morning! Also Swan Lake.

This morning I returned to the Rondout Reservoir in hopes that more shorebirds had come in. It was very birdy and I wasn’t disappointed. My first stop was at the west end near Grahmsville. There was an abundance of waterfowl … Continue reading

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