Monthly Archives: August 2019

Morningside Park

I had an enjoyable time at Morningside Park today.  There are still no shorebirds, but some of the other birds demanded my attention.  The Merlin was the most entertaining this morning. With the absence of shorebirds, he seems to be … Continue reading

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Next to nothing.

I birded all around the county today hoping that the interesting radar results from last night foretold of some new birds. It didn’t really happen. In fact, I saw exactly one warbler, a Blackburnian  the entire day today. I only … Continue reading

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Common Nighthawks

There has still been little happening in our area.  Where are the shorebirds?  I’ve been doing my usual routine for this time of year with little success.  The last two days I stopped by Haven Road at the Bashakill in … Continue reading

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Morningside Park

Traditionally we get nothing on east or northeast winds here in Sullivan County. That explains why we’ve had nothing the past few days. Today however, with stiff east winds at 10-12 mph, white caps on the water and a disruptive … Continue reading

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Nothing new.

The overnight forecast was for moderate migration. The radar showed significantly more migration than forecasted.  That said, it was another case of birds overflying our area. There was little new in the entire area, all the way to the coast. … Continue reading

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Another Good Day!

The forecast was for little migration last night. That said, it seemed to me that conditions were good for it and the radar overnight indicated it was actually quite good. I headed out with high hopes. I made a couple … Continue reading

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Morningside Park and Rondout Reservoir

Both of the above locations offered good birding this morning!  I started at Morningside where gulls were flying in as I arrived. Gulls have been scarce so far this fall and I was glad to see them. By the time … Continue reading

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