Monthly Archives: September 2017

Back Yard Surprise

I managed one shot of one of the Blackpoll Warblers in my yard this afternoon. Following a morning devoid of migrants, I went to leave the house this afternoon and noticed a flurry of birds at my birdbath.  Two Chickadees … Continue reading

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Morningside Park

Kayaked the lake again this morning.  The BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER is now in its third day. (depending on whether or not there were two birds) The five SEMIPALMATED PLOVER are in their second day.  No Least Sandpipers this morning.  A Killdeer … Continue reading

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Morningside Park

I kayaked the lake again this morning, and once again had a few shorebirds.  I was trying to photograph a Red-shouldered Hawk when I heard a plover call.  I looked across the nearby islands and saw it land on the … Continue reading

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Around the county over the last few days

The first winter male Northern Shoveler was a surprise, and an early record date. The only real way to describe this week would be “quiet”.  On the heels of nine good days, things dropped off after last Saturday. Warblers were … Continue reading

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Bashakill jumping again!

This morning I got a late start. By the time I had checked Morningside and had gotten to the Bashakill, it had gotten quiet.  A number of people told me it had been pretty good early on, but had dropped … Continue reading

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Bashakill Warbler Fallout!

This morning I met Scott Baldinger on Haven Road.  We were there to meet Lee Jones from Belize to take him birding for the morning. Just as Lee arrived, so did Karen Miller who joined us for the morning. We … Continue reading

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Tern Update

I heard from our Regional reviewer this evening that my entry of Forster’s Tern has not been accepted by ebird.  He was able to site several reasons that the bird was in actuality a Common Tern.  The bird is a … Continue reading

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