Monthly Archives: April 2019

Cerulean Warbler Follow up

I checked our records and found that the earliest Cerulean Warbler record we have is a bird I found two years ago on 4/29/17. This is not only our earliest record, but the first of the year in all of … Continue reading

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A busy couple of days!

The last two days I’ve spent covering a number of areas while at the same time trying to give the Bashakill its due.  All of this has resulted in ten new county year birds!  I birded the Rio and Mongaup … Continue reading

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Up County

This morning after hearing Bruce Nott once again had scoters in Orange County,  I decided to head up county to check the water. It was impossible to tell if there was anything on Yankee Lake as three foot white caps … Continue reading

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The Bashakill was jumping!

I arrived at the Bashakill at 8 am today, confident that some good migration had taken place and actually dropped some birds in our area.  I wasn’t disappointed!  My first stop was the Ranger Cabin on the entrance to the … Continue reading

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A Two Night-heron Day!

Following my post this morning, it down poured. I decided to check the water in the county to see if anything new had put down. There were birds as several locations.  Morningside Park had half a dozen Double-crested Cormorants, Neversink … Continue reading

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Good Migration…….?…….!

The prediction for our area was for no migration last night.  The storm coming through most of the night was supposed to put a damper on it.  When I opened my door this morning I knew things hadn’t gone quite … Continue reading

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Bashakill, and interesting morning.

Major migration took place overnight last night.  The radar showed significant movemet from well south of us, over us most of the night and finishing up around 4 am.  It was clear this morning that all of those birds either … Continue reading

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