Monthly Archives: June 2015

Common Gallinule Follow Up

This morning I got out to the Bashakill before the rain, however, I didn’t get out of the Bashakill before the rain. That said, I did a census of the marsh birds via kayak for about 2 1/2 hours. I … Continue reading

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They’ve Hatched!

Its been about a week since I’ve had a chance to bird at the Bashakill. Actually, I was glad to check out some new spots and take care of some overdue chores. This afternoon, I finally went by Haven Road … Continue reading

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Woodpeckers Class

This morning I had no time to bird, so I spent a little time watching my yard birds. I really enjoy watching the woodpeckers as they teach their young where to find a good meal. The only food I provide … Continue reading

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Cold Spring Access Neversink Gorge

Having enjoyed yesterday so much, I couldn’t resist a try at the Cold Spring Access for Neversink Gorge today. It was another great hike with some unexpected highlights. First, the number of Hooded Warblers was impressive. I had ten male … Continue reading

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Wolf Brook and the Neversink Gorge, outstanding summer birding!

This morning I took a look at the forecast for the next three days and decided I’d better do something today. I headed over to the Wolf Brook Multiple Use Area and the Neversink Gorge. I always like to start … Continue reading

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Jamaica Bay

Today, Bill Fiero and I headed to Jamaica Bay on Long Island to try for some new year birds. We had a great day in spite of the heat. We had many interesting birds. Highlights included Black-crowned and Yellow-crowned Night-herons, … Continue reading

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They just won’t quit!

This guy just came through the yard, checking everything out as he went. This is the seventh bear in the yard in the last two weeks! At least I’m not feeding the birds this year, so little damage is being … Continue reading

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