Monthly Archives: May 2017

Shorebirds Continue

This morning I was up at first light. I headed directly to the Apollo Plaza where I found some new birds. Six Semipalmated Plover had come in overnight. Killdeer and Spotted Sandpipers continued. I then headed to Middletown for an … Continue reading

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Orange County Shorebirds – The Camel Farm

This afternoon Matt Zeitler found an array of shorebirds at the Camel Farm. The highlight of his find were two RED-NECKED PHALAROPE!! Great find Matt! Also present were six WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS, two Semipalmated Sandpipers, three Least Sandpipers (maybe more), one … Continue reading

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First of the year!

Just wanted to share this shot of my first of the year White-tailed Deer Fawn. I saw it along the Neversink River this morning. For some reason, many deer were crossing the Neversink in the pouring rain. I saw this … Continue reading

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Neversink River Surprise!

With periodic downpours throughout the morning, I decided my best bet to get out birding this morning was to take the route along the Neversink River covering the area from Bridgeville to the Neversink Reservoir. The reason I like to … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Grasslands

This morning Arlene Borko and I traveled up county to check on the status of our grasslands. Unlike neighboring counties, all of our grasslands are privately owned and managed almost entirely for farming. That said, they are a productive environment … Continue reading

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Shorebird Followup

I went out this morning to see if any of the shorebirds that put down in the storms Thursday night continued today. As expected, most of the birds were gone. There were a few exceptions. At the Apollo, the breeding … Continue reading

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Morningside Park – shorebird bonanza continues!

I went back out this morning to check Morningside Park for shorebirds. Though there is little habitat at this time of year, there was always a chance something might have put down. Though there were only two tiny strip islands, … Continue reading

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