Monthly Archives: July 2015

Audubon and Friends Too Art Exhibit

Kate Hyden has asked me to post that the above event will be taking place at the Catskill Art Society in Livingston Manor on Saturday August 8th. The Art exhibit will run 8/8 through 8/23/15. There will be a talk … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Morningside Park

The islands and mud flats at Morningside are making a very slow appearance. They are currently at only about 7% of where they should be. That said, a few birds continue to show up. I think that the small area … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Common Gallinules Continue

Not much happening anywhere today, but the Common Gallinules continue along Haven Road right by the bridge. A few years ago, the congregating young gallinules all remained by the bridge for nearly two months. There were a total of 16 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Around the county

I spent a little time in a number of locations again today. I started at the Apollo. 2 Green Herons, 14 Killdeer and 2 Solitary Sandpipers, and a Kingfisher were all that was there (Osprey too). From there I kayaked … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Apollo Plaza and Morningside Park

Out again this morning to check for shorebirds. We had some rain in the early morning hours and I was hoping it would help put something down. I was surprised upon my arrival at Apollo to find only the ongoing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Apollo Plaza National Wildlife Refuge

Ok well that’s a stretch, but sometimes this spot is just so nice to bird that I think it is something very special. That’s how it felt this morning. I stopped to see if any shorebirds had come in and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Morningside Park

I spent a couple of hours birding Morningside Park by kayak this morning. Conditions at Morningside have been poor for shorebirds so far this season. Cool temperatures and high rainfall throughout the month of June have slowed the natural process … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment