Monthly Archives: July 2016

Additional Photos Western Sandpiper

As I had some more time to go through my hundreds of photos from Tuesdays trip to Cupsogue, I found a couple of more photos of the Western Sandpiper that I thought were a little better, so I’m posting them … Continue reading

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Banded Semipalmated Sandpiper

While at Cupsogue County Park on Long Island yesterday, I spotted a Semipalmated Sandpiper with a band. The band was green with code H4Y on it. I submitted it today and found that the bird was banded in Heislerville WMA … Continue reading

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Cupsogue County Park, Long Island

This morning, Karen Miller and I headed out to Cupsogue County Park early. We arrived at 8 am at low tide. We birded the flats there for four and a half hours. We were hoping for some good terns, but … Continue reading

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Bashakill – Fledglings Galore!

This morning I spent a couple of hours hiking the Stop Sign and Birch Trails at the Bashakill. It was immediately evident that their were recently fledged young of many species all around the trails. I was able to see … Continue reading

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A very “HOT” Mid-day at the Bashakill

I took a ride along the Neversink River again this morning. It was already a bit late and the temperatures were already soaring. It was not very birdy and there was no waterfowl at all today. I then headed down … Continue reading

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Neversink River

This morning I got out late again, and took a ride along the Neversink River at Bridgeville. I was hoping to spot some more merganser chicks or something of interest in the great location. I never found and mergs or … Continue reading

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Orange County Short-billed Dowitchers

Thanks to a timely call from Matt Zeitler, Mark Spina and I were able to zoom down to Wallkill NWR at Liberty Loop and meet Matt and Linda Scrima and Maria Loukeris to see three SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHERS! Also present was … Continue reading

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