Monthly Archives: May 2016

Jamaica Bay

This morning I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to do, so I decided to make a last minute dash to Jamaica Bay. I have been seeing daily reports of at least four species I hadn’t seen yet this year … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Grasslands

On Friday May 27th, Arlene Borko and I toured the Grasslands region of the county. Most of the area we covered was in Delaware Township. The area is known as “The Beechwood’s Area”. We covered Reum, Gabel, Long and Radio … Continue reading

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Shawangunk Grasslands

This morning I spent some time at Blue Chip Farms and Shawangunk Grasslands. My target species was Upland Sandpiper, which I never found at either location. I did have a nice morning and some good birds. I spent most of … Continue reading

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Long Island Birding

I headed out to Long Island again this morning with some specific sites to bird and target birds in mind. It was a soggy start to the morning when just before I reached my first destination, it began to pour. … Continue reading

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Bashakill

Many birders were present at the Bashakill this morning. Birds were in fairly decent numbers, though slightly down from earlier in the week. The bird of the day was not seen by me. Early this morning, Lance Verderame found a … Continue reading

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Bashakill – Thursday and Friday

Migration seemed to be on hold the last couple of days. That said, some birds did move. Acadian and Yellow-bellied Flycatchers were seen in good numbers in the area. Thursday was best for YBFL while Friday for ACFL. Tom Burke … Continue reading

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Bashakill continues to please!

This morning, Karen Miller, John Mueger and I birded the Bashakill. We covered most of the best areas. It was immediately clear that an abundance of flycatchers had come in overnight. Three Willow Flycatchers and one Alder Flycatcher were calling … Continue reading

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