Monthly Archives: January 2016

Very birdy day on Long Island

I finally worked out a trip to Long Island today. I was up and out early and had arrived at Cammanns Park in Merrick at 7:30 AM. I had seen BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS reported here and wanted to get one for … Continue reading

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Orange County = Great day!

This morning I headed once again to the Black Dirt Region of Orange County with some target birds in mind. Long story short, I got none of them. What did happen made for some great birding. I made my usual … Continue reading

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The Valley

I birded the valley from Summitville to Westbrookville today. It was quite a nice day, even though it never got really warm. Here are the highlights of the morning: Winter Wren – 2, one on Linear Park Trail and one … Continue reading

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Cedar Waxwings

Got out for a short time this morning. I checked out the Rondout Reservoir and Neversink River. Everything remained about the same, no new birds. The highlight of the morning were two flocks of Cedar Waxwings. One in Monticello and … Continue reading

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Lippencott Road and Newburgh Waterfront

On Tuesday I birded Ulster County. I covered the grasslands and Blue Chip Farms with little success. A couple of Red-tails and Northern Harriers were all I found at the grasslands. I was hoping for a Meadowlark, but no luck. … Continue reading

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I Headed North – FANTASTIC DAY!

This morning I awoke very early. In only minutes I knew I wanted to do something different today. I checked out my “Ebird Daily Needs” list. Two recently planned trips to Long Island had to be scrubbed due to the … Continue reading

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Sullivan County – three day wrap up.

I’ve been out and about each of the last three days, but haven’t had a chance to update the blog. Here is a wrap up of the birds I’ve seen over the last three days and the locations I’ve seen … Continue reading

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