Monthly Archives: September 2017

Warbler fallout at the Bashakill

This morning I first birded Apollo Plaza where I had a Greater Yellowlegs and three Killdeer.  From there I went Morningside Park where the only birds of note were a Semipalmated Sandpiper and two American Pipits.  From there I headed … Continue reading

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Morningside Park Baird’s Sandpiper!

This morning I had a very narrow window of time to bird.  I have pretty much exhausted what I might expect to get at the Bashakill, so I had to decide my best option.  I hadn’t birded Morningside Park in … Continue reading

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Connecticut Warbler at Deli Fields!

I birded the Bashakill this morning. While it continues to be relatively quiet, I had some nice birds.  Without a doubt, a juvenile CONNECTICUT WARBLER along the road in the Deli Fields was by far the bird of the day.  … Continue reading

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A few more shorebirds

I had limited time birding this morning and got a late start.  I only had time to hit the Apollo Plaza and kayak Morningside Park.  At the Apollo, I had a Killdeer and a Greater Yellowlegs.  At Morningside, the Black-bellied … Continue reading

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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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