Monthly Archives: November 2017

Sullivan County

This morning I headed out around the northwest central portion of the county to try for some new birds.  I found no new ones, but did have a nice morning. The hot spot of the morning was Lake Superior Park … Continue reading

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Geese are about the only thing happening now.

One of the Cackling Geese at the Camel Farm. Karen Miller and I birded the Black Dirt Region of Orange County on Tuesday.  Goose numbers continue to build and we had at least 5,000 geese to sort through.  We only … Continue reading

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The Bashakill

This morning I birded the Bashakill, hoping for some change in bird life and movement.  It was an interesting morning.  One thing that is clear, with the beautiful fall we’ve had, few birds have really cleared out entirely.  Birds we … Continue reading

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Shawangunk Grasslands NWR

A distant  shot of a Short-eared Owl. Shortly after I got home this afternoon, I got text from Matt Zeitler informing me a NORTHERN SHRIKE was being seen at the Shawangunk Grasslands.  Having just returned from there, I decided not … Continue reading

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Cackling Goose

Out searching for a Greater White-fronted Goose again this morning. None to be found. There is still hope, a GWFG was found a couple of days ago near Whitney Point in Broome County. The bird continues today. I might possibly … Continue reading

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More Geese

I once again headed to Orange County this morning with a Greater White-fronted Goose in mind.  I don’t know if anyone may have noticed, but GWFG are showing up south of us in record numbers.  Since this species has eluded … Continue reading

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More Goose chasing

The Cackling Goose swims among many Canada Geese. This morning I headed back to the Orange County Black Dirt Region.  I was pleased to see that many more geese had arrived since my last visit. (or I just hit it … Continue reading

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