Monthly Archives: January 2019

Sullivan County Mid-winter Waterfowl Count

This  morning, Arlene Borko and I scoured the water in Sullivan County searching for as many waterfowl as we could prior to the arrival of the impending storm.  We manage to find a nice number of birds, though it was … Continue reading

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A Snowy day update

I had few changes around the county today.  Most of my recent snowy mornings have been very productive, as was this.  The most notable change was the number of birds on Clements Road in Liberty.  I had at least 100 … Continue reading

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A nice brisk walk on D & H Canal Linear Park

It was a cold clear morning for a hike on Linear Park Trail.  I always like to do this in January, and with a impending storm on the horizon, I thought I’d get it in before the snow may be … Continue reading

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A Great day in Orange County

This morning I birded the Black Dirt Region in search of new year birds.  I had a good morning and some really nice birds.  I started on Celery Avenue where I found a perched PEREGRINE FALCON!  It was still cold … Continue reading

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A Great Day on Long Island

This morning, Lance Verderame and I headed to Long Island well before dawn.  We arrived at Shinnecock Inlet at 8:00 hoping to find the great birds that have been being seen here throughout the week. To say we weren’t disappointed … Continue reading

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Delaware County

Today, Lance Verderame and I birded Delaware County in search of some new year, and for me, county birds. We had a great day.  We’d like to thank Pamela Peters for her hospitality and great Blueberry Coffeecake! We had all … Continue reading

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Common Redpolls

For anyone who reads my posts, you’ll recall I predicted a major irruption of redpolls this winter.  The early arrival of decent numbers in our area foretold a good flight of these birds.  Throughout the month of December, they could … Continue reading

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