Monthly Archives: February 2019

Unexpected Visitor!

This morning I was planning on a late start.  It had snowed and switched to freezing rain overnight. When I filled the feeders this morning there was a thick crust on the snow and I knew walking on trails would … Continue reading

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A really good day!

Over the weekend, it was beautiful!  Temps just above freezing, full sunshine and no wind.  I hiked around the valley quite a bit and it was really enjoyable. The only problem, very few birds!  I did have my second Great … Continue reading

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Almost there!

One of my favorite times of the year for birding is just about upon us!  Each February I can’t wait for the channel at the Bashakill to open up.  As soon as it does, migrant waterfowl begin to show up.  … Continue reading

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Some news from here and there.

This morning I got word from Gail Benson that the Ross’s Goose she and Tom Burke had found late yesterday was still present.  I headed right to Crotin Point, in Westchester County, to try for the bird. Three quarters of … Continue reading

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An interesting day.

I wanted to start the new week off right, so I headed out this morning with three target species in mind.  Its a rare day when you go everywhere you had planned and have very few birds, but get the … Continue reading

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Rusty Blackbirds!

This morning I decided to stick to the valley for birding.  I figured I probably wouldn’t get anything new, but could update some records on birds that have been scarce due to the recent deep freeze.  I had a pretty … Continue reading

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Rondout Reservoir!

Today I had some business to take care of so I was pretty busy most of the morning.  When I was done, I decided to head over to the Rondout Reservoir to see if anything new had come in.  All … Continue reading

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