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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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The Bashakill

This morning I had another late start.  When I reached the Bashakill, I met Steve Altman on Haven Road. He had just birded the Duck Blind Trail and had some good warblers there.  I could hear from Haven both Pine … Continue reading

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A good weekend!

Gordon and Lori Lam came up for the weekend from Long Island and spent their time birding the Bashakill  with Scott Baldinger, Karen Miller and myself.  It was a busy and productive weekend.  There were many new arrivals.  The best … Continue reading

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