Monthly Archives: May 2018

Bashakill and Linear Park

The first summer male Orchard Oriole feeding in a Honeysuckle Bush. I birded both the above locations this morning.  The Bashakill was unusually quiet.  I only had four birds that I could call migrants. Two Blackpoll Warblers, a Canada Warbler … Continue reading

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Warbler explosion at the Bashakill

This morning I was headed out to the Bashakill when I got a text from Scotty Baldinger that the Orchard was jumping with warblers.  I arrived to find an abundance of these birds from the Haven Road intersection all the … Continue reading

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Birding around the Tri-county area.

First and foremost, THE POWER IS BACK ON! It came on last night and is making life much easier!  Today, I birded the Bashakill, Linear Park and McDonald Road and finally the Shawangunk Grasslands.  The Bashakill was a bit quiet … Continue reading

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Orange County “Break 100 Day”

From Friday 5/18 @ 4 pm until Saturday 5/19 @ 4 pm I participated in the Orange County Big Day.  Our team consisted of Karen Miller, Lisa O’Gorman, Joe Chernek and myself. This was Joe’s first time joining our team.  … Continue reading

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Great Morning at the Bashakill and Linear Park

I couldn’t wait to get out to bird this morning!  The radar looked good for last night even though the prediction was for little movement in our area.  I went to the Bashakill and when I reached the Orchard off … Continue reading

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Some good birds and a really bad storm

Yesterday morning, a Tennessee Warbler sings in a tree at the Horseshoe Parking Area. Yesterday I birded the Bashakill with Karen Miller in the morning. We had some nice birds, including our FOS TENNESSEE WARBLERS!  One at the Nature Trail … Continue reading

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Linneaen Society Spring Migration Walk

This morning I lead the New York City Linneaen Society’s Annual Spring Migration Walk at the Bashakill.  It was rescheduled from yesterday due to the rain.  Eight members participated and a good time was had by all.  We had some … Continue reading

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