Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nice Morning at the Bashakill

Following several days that included heavy rain at times and high winds, it was a beautiful morning at the Bashakill.  One side effect of the storm is the extremely high water.  It has displaced the dabbling ducks and few were … Continue reading

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A Little Movement

This morning I worked my way around the water, hoping for some new birds.  Surprisingly, I had a Killdeer at the Apollo, and a Greater Yellowlegs and Pectoral Sandpiper at Morningside Park. We are pretty close to the end of … Continue reading

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Bashakill Waterfowl 10/23/17

Karen Miller’s shot of some of the Blue-winged and Green-winged Teal. On Monday, Karen Miller and I birded the Bashakill for a couple of hours, being joined briefly by Scott Baldinger before I had to leave.  The highlight of the … Continue reading

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Interesting Weekend

The Marsh Wren on Haven Road this morning was quite secretive. With the beautiful weather and southwest winds, one expects there wouldn’t be much movement migration wise. I covered the up county areas, including most of the lakes and reservoirs … Continue reading

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Ducks and Shorebirds

Distant shot of one of the Pecs at Morningside.  Shots are better with the Kayak! Yesterday, I covered the up county area, checking the water and shorebird habitats.  I made out pretty well.  I had lots of Ruddy Ducks in … Continue reading

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Great day of Sparrows at the Bashakill

I spent most of the day at the Bashakill, specifically Haven Road and the Deli Fields.  There was an abundance of sparrows at both locations which made it difficult to leave both spots.  On Haven Road, two VESPER SPARROWS cooperated … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Waterfowl

American Wigeon at the Rondout Reservoir. I hit most of the hot spots in the county this morning hoping for some interesting ducks.  I wasn’t disappointed.  I had a nice total of ten species of waterfowl, including my FOS AMERICAN … Continue reading

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