Monthly Archives: February 2016

Montauk Long Island

Karen Miller and I headed out to Montauk this morning to try for some of the good birds they have been having there. We had a great day! Our first stop was the Inlet to Montauk Lake on the West … Continue reading

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Western Tanager – Cornell University Campus

This morning Lance Verderame and I headed to Ithaca to try for the WESTERN TANAGER that has been being seen on the campus the last several days. It was an easy trip up and an easy add to my year … Continue reading

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Bashakill Waterfowl

The last three days have been a rollercoaster of weather conditions. Snow, rain, sleet and freezing rain. Temps ranging from a high of sixty degrees to a low of twenty. Torrential rains overnight Wednesday through mid-day Thursday did little to … Continue reading

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Ulster County Bullock’s Oriole – yes!

Thanks to a heads up from friend Ken McDermott, I was able to make arrangements last night to try for the Bullock’s Oriole in Milton first thing this morning. David Baxter, the home owner, was very nice and welcomes birders … Continue reading

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Waterfowl amping up and a Peregrine Falcon

After hearing from Jim Carney that some waterfowl had arrived at the Rio Reservoir yesterday (Karen Miller and I were there last Sunday and had nothing) I decided to head over and see what had come in. I had 9 … Continue reading

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Orange County Geese!

This morning I headed to the Black Dirt Region to check on the goose situation there. I immediately came upon at least 3,000 geese on Onion Avenue! As I started to check them, they all took off, flushing over to … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Winter Finches

Winter Finches have been scarce in this year of predictions of invasions of these birds. Actually, Winter Finches have made a major influx into the northeast this winter, however, the food crop in southern Canada and the very northern most … Continue reading

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