Monthly Archives: March 2016

Bashakill – three warbler morning in March!

This morning Scott Baldinger and I birded the Bashakill with hopes of some new arrivals with the strong southwest winds. We weren’t disappointed. First, an OSPREY has returned to the nest site across from the Main Boat Launch. We only … Continue reading

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Bashakill Movements

I birded the Bashakill again this morning. There was a lot of movement going on and it was clear there had been migrating birds coming through overnight. When I arrived at the parking lot on Haven Road I noticed a … Continue reading

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Bashakill Area Association Annual Waterfowl and Early Spring Migration Walk

This morning I led a group of 34 enthusiastic birders on a walk around the Bashakill looking for waterfowl and any early migrants we might find. It was a cool morning in the forties, but bright sunshine. We began on … Continue reading

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Bashakill Wilson’s Snipe

Karen Miller and I spent the morning birding the Bashakill. It was a cold, windy morning, but was quite productive. While most of the birds we saw today were birds we have been seeing, there were a couple of highlights. … Continue reading

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Bashakill and Beechwoods Grasslands

Karen Miller, Arlene Borko and I had good morning of birding today. We started at the Bashakill. Highlights here included many Green-winged Teal, Tree Swallows, Gadwall, Wood Ducks and a flyover AMERICAN PIPIT to name a few. Once we were … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Grasslands Spring to life!

This morning I headed to the Beechwoods area of the county where our largest area of grasslands occur. I was seeking a target bird that has eluded me thus far this year, EASTERN MEADOWLARK. As I approached the area on … Continue reading

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Sullivan County – after the storms!

I started my morning at Yankee Lake across the street from my home. As I suspected, the storms that hit last night between early evening and midnight put down many birds on the lake. 37 Ring-necked Duck, 4 Lesser Scaup, … Continue reading

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