Monthly Archives: August 2017

Bashakill jumping with birds this morning.

This morning, following a drs. appointment, I headed to the Bashakill. Lance Verderame had called me last night informing me that the radar was lit up with migrating birds.  I first stopped in the Pine Boat Launch. Before I made … Continue reading

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Very busy day

Last night I heard from Karen Miller that a GLOSSY IBIS had been found at Six and a Half Station Road Audubon Sanctuary in the Citgo Pond earlier yesterday.  I headed out at first light, arriving at 6:45 am.  It … Continue reading

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Great morning at the Bashakill

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds could be found at blooming Jewel Weed throughout the Bashakill.  I had six each at both the Nature Trail and Deli Fields and many elsewhere. This morning I headed directly to the Bashakill.  I haven’t been doing to … Continue reading

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Will it ever end?

With family commitments taking up most of today, I decided to head out early to Morningside Park. I thought it was my best shot at something new. As I paddled among the mud flat islands, I noticed a few more … Continue reading

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A Great Morning!

This beautiful Semipalmated Sandpiper was present this morning. This morning I headed to Morningside Park and was pleased to see the trees and sky filled with swallows when I arrived!  This indicated to me that the Merlin was gone!! I … Continue reading

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Yankee Lake Black Bear

Last evening, a group of us were on our way out to dinner when I spotted a Black Bear along our road.  We turned around and pulled over. The bear continued to emerge from the woods and began foraging in … Continue reading

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More movement

This morning I went to Morningside first.  I had three Greater Yellowlegs that were almost immediately flushed by the Merlin.  I left there and went to meet Karen Miller in the Black Dirt Region of Orange County.  The birds at … Continue reading

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