Monthly Archives: August 2015

A little excitement at Morningside

I was kayaking the lake at Morningside this morning. A few shorebirds were present. A good note about the site is the fact that the islands seem to finally be rising up. This event is a full six weeks late, … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Bashakill

I went up early to kayak Morningside, Least, Spotted and Solitary Sandpipers as well as Killdeer were the only shorebirds present. I then headed to the Bashakill where at first it wasn’t very birdy. I hit the Pine Boat Launch, … Continue reading

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Morningside Park

I kayaked Morningside again this morning. There were a few new birds that came in on the northwest winds overnight. Shorebirds were nearly the same, but the Semipalmated Plover and a number of the Least Sandpipers were gone. Continuing were … Continue reading

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This and that

We were supposed to have some intense thunderstorms overnight in the northern half of the county. The projected path put them right over the Apollo and Morningside Park between 2-3 Am. They came right at 3 Am, but right over … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Bashakill

I kayaked Morningside again this morning. The light but north winds overnight can put down shorebirds at this time of year. They often won’t fly as far without a good tail wind and I think that’s what happened last night. … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Six and a Half Station Road

I was hoping the storms that came through last night might have brought some good birds in. They weren’t exactly set up right, they hit north of us most of the time, prompting birds to go down before reaching us, … Continue reading

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Interesting Morning at the Bashakill

Well you could hardly call it morning. I didn’t arrive there until 10:45 following a trip to Apollo and Morningside. The usual suspects were in those locations, nothing new. Once I arrived at the Bashakill, things picked up. I found … Continue reading

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