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Bashakill explodes to life with waterfowl!

Cackling Goose is second from left of lower birds. This morning I headed to the Bashakill hoping for a repeat of the last several days.  Not only had it repeated, the activity had increased considerably.  This is a great showing … Continue reading

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Bashakill Waterfowl

It was a productive, though rainy cold morning at the Bashakill.  Waterfowl had arrived overnight, and more birds continued to show up through the morning.  I birded in two shifts this morning, heading elsewhere for a couple of hours in … Continue reading

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Uptake in waterfowl at the Bashakill

Though not a great shot, the CACKLING GOOSE can be seen in the upper left with a Canada Goose on the right. The Bashakill has really opened up over the last several days, bringing in an abundance of waterfowl.  Most … Continue reading

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Nice morning at the Bashakill

This morning I birded the Bashakill on what turned out to be a beautiful morning.  I started at the Pine Boat Launch (4 wheel drive only) and hiked around the entire trail. It was balmy, in the mid fifties, and … Continue reading

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Great day in Montauk Long Island

I was able to get a number of shots of the Little Gull.  Though they are all distant, the distinct dark underwing unique to the bird and its small size confirm its ID. I was up and out of the … Continue reading

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Another good morning in the Black Dirt Region of Orange County

This morning I headed to the Black Dirt looking for something new.  On my way I noticed many flocks of migrating Canada Geese in the air headed northeast.  Upon arriving at the usual spots I didn’t find many geese and … Continue reading

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Good day in the Black Dirt!

This morning I headed to the Orange County Black Dirt Region to try for some new birds that I’ve missed thus far this year.  I got my FOS COMMON GRACKLES, but dipped on Merlin.  It was otherwise a great morning, … Continue reading

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