Monthly Archives: June 2019

A good morning.

I hadn’t had a chance to get much real birding in this week, mostly tending to many overdue chores at home. This morning, Arlene Borko and I headed to Sullivan County’s grasslands. Arlene had yet to get there this year, … Continue reading

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Some Mammals for a change!

For me, the summer doldrums are in full effect. Add to that the fact that it hadn’t stopped raining for a month and I was getting pretty antsy. Thankfully, the rain stopped this weekend, enabling me to start to catch … Continue reading

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More Merganser Chicks!

This morning I worked my way along the Neversink River at Bridgeville looking for more breeding birds. It was a really enjoyable morning with lots of birds feeding chicks and collecting food to take back to their nests.  For me … Continue reading

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Nickerson Beach

Two of my  friends, Bruce Nott and Lance Verderame had planned on birding Nickerson Beach today. Due to plans I had last night, I decided I wasn’t going to join them.  Though I didn’t get in until 12:30 am, I … Continue reading

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A Beautiful day to get back out!

You may have noticed a lack of posts from me lately. Last week I was out birding when I started not feeling well. It only took a couple of hours and I was really sick with a flu like virus. … Continue reading

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Shawangunk Grasslands NWR

This morning I birded the National Wildlife Refuge in Ulster County.  It was a beautiful morning, cool and breezy.  I was able to locate all of the usually expected species there. There were many GRASSHOPPER SPARROWS singing (above) and I … Continue reading

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Long Island Birding!

  Today, Lance Verderame and I traveled to Long Island for some exciting coastal birding.  Our first destination was Nickerson Beach. Nickerson is just a fabulous place.  There are many breeding species here including some of our targets. Terns are … Continue reading

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