Monthly Archives: August 2016

Whirl-wind Day!

This morning I was out early, headed to Warren Sod Farm to try to finally connect with the AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVERS. It took me only a short time before I located two of them. First I found one of the … Continue reading

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The last several days

I have been extremely busy over the last four or five days. Most of it has been chasing birds and the rest was social obligations. To make a long story short, the birding hadn’t been going so well. I made … Continue reading

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More Baird’s Sandpipers!

I got a call from Bruce Nott first thing this morning informing me he had some distant “grasspipers” at the Warren Sod Farm on Rt. 12 in Orange County. This is the heart of the “Black Dirt Region”. I headed … Continue reading

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Orange County Bairds Sandpiper!

I got a call from Matt Zeitler this afternoon that he had found a BAIRD’S SANDPIPER at Six and a Half Station Roads Citgo Pond. I flew down to find Matt with Karen Miller and Diane Bliss enjoying good views … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Bashakill

Its been a relatively quiet week since our big day at sea. I’ve visited Morningside each day and had a total of seven species of shorebird there. Today, only four were present. Least and Spotted Sandpipers and Killdeer and Semipalmated … Continue reading

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Viking Starship – Whale Watch/Pelagic Birding!

This morning a small group of us from Orange and Sullivan Counties headed to Montauk Point to join the Viking Starship Whale Watch. We had a super day, though there wasn’t a whale to be seen. We did have some … Continue reading

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Olive-sided Flycatcher addendum:

I returned to the Bashakill late this afternoon to see if the Olive-sided Flycatcher was still present. I knew some people planned on coming to see it and was curious to see if it was still there. As I worked … Continue reading

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