Monthly Archives: January 2018

A Great day of geese!

I was out birding just before noon when I heard from Bruce Nott that he had found a flock of GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE on The Wallkill River along Rt. 208 just west of Wallkill in Orange County.  I zoomed right … Continue reading

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Ulster Update

At 2:30 pm yesterday, Jim Clinton found 12 GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE on Denniston Road in Ulster County.  If not a record, it is pushing it.  I had birded Denniston Road earlier in the day (10 am) and found only a … Continue reading

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A good afternoon in Ulster and Dutchess Counties.

Late this morning I headed to Blue Chip Farms, the Shawangunk Grasslands and the Beacon Train Station.  I had some specific targets in mind, and managed to get one of them.  I missed the Northern Shrike at the grasslands.  At … Continue reading

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A bit quiet

Things have been on the quiet side in Sullivan County over the last several days.  Arlene Borko and I toured the county Sunday, and I was out and about on Monday and Tuesday.  Today, I traveled to Rockland County to … Continue reading

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A Clean Sweep of Sea Ducks on Long Island!

Today, Lance Verderame and I birded Long Island.  Specific locations included: Merrick Road, Cammons Pond, Mill Pond, Point Lookout and Jones Beach West End.  We had a fantastic day!  We had many target birds as it was our first trip … Continue reading

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My Bad!

For those of you who have already read the previous post, I apologize.  I somehow completely skipped over COMMON GOLDENEYE on the list.  There were 23 of these birds between two locations in the county.  This brings the total to … Continue reading

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Sullivan County Mid-winter Waterfowl Count

This weekend, Arlene Borko, Scott Baldinger and I (John Haas) participated in the Mid-winter Waterfowl Count for Sullivan County, sponsored by New York State DEC. The count took place during one of the most prolonged deep freezes we have had … Continue reading

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