Monthly Archives: October 2016

Shawangunk Grasslands NWR

In follow up to my hasty post last evening, I’d like to add some additional information for anyone going to seek the Shrike. First, there is an abundance of other bird life at the grasslands right now. We had probably … Continue reading

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Shawangunk Grasslands Northern Shrike!

I spent most of my weekend traveling back and forth to the Shawangunk Grasslands NWR to try to find the NORTHERN SHRIKE that had been seen and photographed there Friday. On Saturday, Curt McDermott and Tom Burke alerted me to … Continue reading

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Bashakill Waterfowl

Following some errands in Middletown, I birded the Bashakill with a bit of a late start. It was once again cold and windy. That said, it was quite birdy. My main focus this morning was on waterfowl. The list of … Continue reading

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Great Day of birding in Brooklyn!

This morning I was still psyched over my trip yesterday, so I wanted to see what else I might get today. A quick review of my needs had me headed to Long Island. Before I left, I dropped a note … Continue reading

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Yet another “WILD” Goose chase!

This morning I just had to chase something! I hadn’t had a new year bird in over three weeks and needed to find one. The problem recently, the birds have been mostly one minute wonders. If you were there when … Continue reading

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More Storm driven birds and late shorebirds

Arlene Borko and I toured the county today hoping to pick up some more birds brought in by the storm over the last couple of days. We couldn’t relocate the Red-necked Grebe on Yankee Lake. At Morningside Park, we had … Continue reading

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Storm birds

I went out early this morning with limited time to check some of the hot spots in the county for birds put down by the heavy rain and high winds overnight (and continuing today). I was a bit disappointed overall … Continue reading

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