Monthly Archives: December 2017

A Snowy, cold unexpected great day!

The pair of Ross’s Geese on Glenmere Lake. I wasn’t even out of bed yet this morning when I heard my “whats app” go off.  I knew that meant the ROSS’S GEESE were back at Glenmere Lake!  Sure enough, Matt … Continue reading

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Orange County

I spent the day in Orange County today with some hoped for targets in mind.  I was getting ready to go on a “Wild Goose Chase” this morning when Kathy Ashman posted that she had found two Ross’s Geese on … Continue reading

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Neversink River, Rondout Reservoir

This morning I worked my way up the Neversink Reservoir, and then headed to the Rondout Reservoir.  The temp was 1 degree this morning, and it warmed up to a whopping 5 degrees while I was out.  The Neversink River … Continue reading

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Sullivan County CBC (Monticello)

Today, 12/27/17, Arlene Borko and I braved the frigid weather to participate in the Sullivan County CBC.  We started at the Rio Reservoir at 7 am at exactly ZERO degrees! Most of the water was frozen, but what remained open … Continue reading

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Westchester County

This morning, for the first time this year, I headed to Westchester County.  This is always one my favorite areas to bird, but after my “Big Year” last year, I stuck much closer to home.  That said, things have been … Continue reading

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Scoping my CBC area, an interesting morning.

I went to fill feeders and scope my CBC sector this morning.  My area runs roughly from Rubin Road just west of Monticello to the Rio and Mongaup Reservoirs.  The area is extremely cold in winter and has historically been … Continue reading

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Another Great day in Orange County

I headed back to the Black Dirt Region this morning, still hoping for a Greater White-fronted Goose.  There was an abundance of geese, but today they weren’t so cooperative.  A huge flock numbering thousands was located in a distant field … Continue reading

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