Monthly Archives: July 2017

Orange and Ulster Counties

With things so quiet in Sullivan, I decided to branch out for the morning. I hadn’t been to Weston Road Swamp in Ulster County yet this year, so I headed over there to try for Red-headed Woodpeckers.  I was easily … Continue reading

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Snowy Egret!

This afternoon I got a call from Matt Zeitler informing me there had been an ebird report today by Kevin McGann (nice birder from way upstate) that he had had a Snowy Egret at the Citgo Pond at Six and … Continue reading

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The eastern “American Dipper” (not really)

Yesterday I had some chores to attend to in the morning. When I was done I rested a bit then had to get out to do something. I decided to take a hike into the Neversink Gorge from the Katrina … Continue reading

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White Ibis Follow Up

This evening I heard from many of my birding friends (Curt, Matt, Karen etc.) that the White Ibis had returned to Wickham Lake in Warwick to roost for the night. Eddie and I zoomed down and met Kathy Ashman and … Continue reading

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Orange County is the happening place!

  The last week has seen an uptake of in interesting finds, especially the Black Dirt Region.  As is often the case, Rob Stone has played an integral part in most of the finds.  Last week. Rob found an immature … Continue reading

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A Nice Morning

This morning I made a quick trip along the Neversink River at Bridgeville. It wasn’t very birdy, but two beautiful White-tailed Bucks in velvet entertained me for a while. There have been so many deer along the river this spring/summer. … Continue reading

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Relatively quiet

The last week has been relatively quiet in the county. The most interesting occurrence took place on Monday when Scott Baldinger found a singing Marsh Wren in the vast cattail marsh off the observation tower at Moose Head Cove at … Continue reading

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