Monthly Archives: October 2017

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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Things suddenly picked up !

This afternoon I returned to Haven Road.  I had missed quite a bit of what was there this morning due to some heavy traffic and the fact that I had to leave.  This afternoon, the joint was jumping!  As soon … Continue reading

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Its been quite active, but nothing exceptional

I’ve birded all the usual spots over the last week.  While most days have be quite active, nothing exceptional has been seen.  At least eight species of sparrows have been highlighted by Lincoln’s and White-crowned.  Warbler wise, Palm and Yellow-rumped … Continue reading

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Some good birds!

This morning, the first I’ve been out since Wednesday morning, I headed to all the up county water spots.  Yesterday, a group a friends and I kayaked Yankee Lake.  Once I was done, I thought we’d put the kayaks away … Continue reading

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