Monthly Archives: March 2017

Bashakill continues to jump!

All of the species that have been being seen the last few days continued today. Some had increased, while others decreased in number. American Wigeon (39) Gadwall (10) and Bufflehead (34) were all at a high today. Ring-necked Ducks number … Continue reading

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Bashakill Waterfowl Bonanza!

I birded the Bashakill this morning and it was immediately apparent that an abundance of waterfowl had come in overnight. I did the best I could to count the individuals, but some times it was tough, there were just so … Continue reading

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A busy, birdy weekend!

Saturday morning I led the Bashakill Area Associations Spring Waterfowl Walk at the Bashakill. Twenty birders showed on a cold, damp morning, but the rain held off until we were done. An abundance of waterfowl continues and we were pleasantly … Continue reading

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Finally some serious migration!

Today, once the winds changed to the southwest, migration really picked up. This is a late date for many species that we normally have long before now. The highlight of today for me was the mass migration of SNOW GEESE! … Continue reading

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Bashakill

Tremendous numbers of waterfowl continue. I was able to do another meticulous count yesterday, totaling 572 Ring-necked Ducks. This species is always found in big numbers, but I think the ongoing frozen water in most areas is concentrating the birds … Continue reading

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The Bashakill and Beechwoods

This morning I birded the Bashakill, focusing again on the waterfowl. I wanted to get the most accurate count of Wood Ducks that I could. They have been in extreme numbers this winter due to the fact that they arrive, … Continue reading

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The Bashakill after the storm

Having had two feet of snow on Tuesday, and with cold temps and high winds continuing, its been tough to bird the Bashakill. Today, with mild temps and lower winds I sought out more vantages to bird and get a … Continue reading

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