Monthly Archives: October 2015

Bashakill Dunlin!

This morning I traveled around the county looking for birds that might have come in on the continuing northwest winds. It wasn’t very active today. The highlights of up-county were a Common Loon on the Neversink Reservoir, four Ruddy Ducks … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Sparrows

Arlene Borko and I headed out around the county this morning in hopes of finding some good ducks. The intense northwest winds last night potentially put down birds. Well, the ducks didn’t pan out (though Lance Verderame had all the … Continue reading

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Bashakill – lots of birds this morning!

I started out at the Deli Fields this morning. The place was alive with birds. Big numbers of Eastern Bluebirds, Song, Swamp, Chipping and White-throated Sparrows were present. Five Field Sparrows were a high count this fall. The most notable … Continue reading

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Sullivan County – yeah, almost the entire county!

Karen Miller and I birded the county this morning. Yes, almost the entire county. I started at Morningside hoping for some late shorebirds. From there, we met at the Rondout Reservoir. From there we went to the Neversink Reservoir and … Continue reading

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Waterfowl Movement

I got a call from Lance Verderame informing me that there had been some waterfowl movement in Delaware County overnight. With that in mind I headed to some of the lakes and reservoirs this morning to try for some new … Continue reading

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Bashakill – lots of movement overnight

The Bashakill was quite active this morning. I had my highest counts of sparrows so far this fall with Song, Swamp and White-throated Sparrows in good numbers. The Nature Trail had so many birds that all you could hear and … Continue reading

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Morningside Park

I was kind of all over the place today, but I decided early that for some reason I wanted to check out Morningside Park. I thought the Kayak was away for the season, but I got it out again. I … Continue reading

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