Monthly Archives: December 2014

Fabulous Day of birding in Sullivan County!

This morning I started out by scoping my upcoming Christmas Bird Count Area. Things ended up being just the opposite of the usual circumstances, but it was a great morning none the less. I started on Rubin Road and Sackett … Continue reading

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Great Duck Day on Long Island

Bill Fiero and I headed to Long Island again today to try for some of the ducks they’ve been seeing there. We had a number of target birds and found everything but Monk Parakeet. Our first stop was Grant Park. … Continue reading

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Westchester County

This morning, Lance Verderame and I traveled to Westchester County to try to find the Black-headed Gull for Lance. It would have been a lifer for him. Following pretty consistent behavior over the last 9 days, the gull was not … Continue reading

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Shawangunk Grasslands Northern Shrike – no

This morning, Matt Zeitler and I were both trying for the Northern Shrike found by Ken McDermott yesterday. There were a number of other birders present as well as the grasslands “Guardian” Ralph Tabor. Unfortunately, it was pouring rain most … Continue reading

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Westchester County BLACK-HEADED GULL!

Just waiting for my first chance to run for the BLACK-HEADED GULL in Westchester County, Bill Fiero and I dashed down this morning. I had contacted Richard Aracil last night and he graciously provided me with all the info I … Continue reading

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