Monthly Archives: October 2018

Some time with the scoters!

It was a rather quiet day today.  I started on Yankee Lake where I viewed the scoters from a distance, now in their ninth day. I’m hoping they will be here tomorrow to start November off right. I then covered … Continue reading

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A Good Day, things about the same.

The two Surf Scoters continue on Yankee Lake.  The two Bonaparte’s Gulls continue on Swan Lake. The Pectoral Sandpiper count on Resnick Road is up by one to four birds among the many Killdeer and Vesper Sparrows can be found … Continue reading

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October Shorebirds!

Just yesterday I was envying Matt Zeitler’s good shorebird day in Orange County.  I haven’t had any shorebirds here in Sullivan County in a couple of weeks.  Today I went out looking for ducks and finches.  As things often go, … Continue reading

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Another great morning!

I had just arrived in Monticello when I got an alert that Matt Zeitler had found a CATTLE EGRET (above) at the parking area on Oil City Road in Wallkill NWR!  I zoomed down and met Matt (thanks Matt for … Continue reading

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Around the county

I went out to check the water this morning for anything new, and stopped to check feeding stations while I was at it.  The rain, wind and cold made for some fun birding. Nothing new really came in with this … Continue reading

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A few good birds and one really good one.

I had a lot going on today and tried to fit some birding in here and there.  I started early knowing I wouldn’t be out as long as I like, and it paid off.  The two Surf Scoters are now … Continue reading

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Another great morning!

I started at Yankee Lake again this morning where the two female SURF SCOTERS and the Horned Grebe continue!  I then headed up county where I initially had few results.  In fact most birds were gone.  At Swan Lake, many … Continue reading

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