Monthly Archives: July 2019

No birds, just bears!

I birded the Bashakill this morning. I am refraining from going up county for a while, as there is just nothing around. The Bashakill wasn’t too much different. Yellow-billed Cuckoos being the best birds.  That said, bears were rather entertaining!  … Continue reading

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Not much to say

As I predicted a few days ago, little has happened. We’re not alone in the dearth of birds occurring. Even Long Island has had few shorebirds for the month of July. July is the month that the most adult shorebirds … Continue reading

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Today

Today was definitely the flip side of yesterday.  I  birded all my usual locations and found little of note. For all practical purposes, all of yesterdays shorebirds were gone.  The only spot at all productive was Hurleyville Swamp. I had … Continue reading

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A modest fallout of common shorebirds

The storms late yesterday and overnight delivered!  I birded four locations this morning, most of the time with Karen Miller. Here is a breakdown of highlights by location. Apollo Plaza: 12 Killdeer, 1 Green Heron, 4 Osprey. (Karen would later … Continue reading

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Hurleyville Swamp

You haven’t heard me mention Hurleyville Swamp much on my blog. Back in the day, it was an excellent location for shorebirds, its main draw for me.  Many years ago, something changed there.  The water on the north side of … Continue reading

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Good day in spite of the heat!

With the extreme heat and the crazy week I’ve had, I have a hard time deciding what to do. Fortunately, texts from friends have made up my mind recently. This morning, a text from Scott had me heading to the … Continue reading

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A couple more!

I got in very late last night, so I was sleeping in this morning. Once up, it was slow going.  I was just finishing breakfast when I got a text from Joyce Depew (Thanks Joyce!)informing me she was looking at … Continue reading

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