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South Dakota

This is a quick update to let you know I’m out west once again.  My friends Mark Spina, June Fisher and I left at 5 am Sunday heading for South Dakota.  It was a stormy trip out, but we arrived … Continue reading

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Neversink Unique Area: Cold Spring Access

Wednesday I hiked into the Neversink Gorge via the Cold Spring Access Trail.  This is about a two mile hike, mostly down hill on the way in and uphill on the way out. I didn’t access the river, rather continuing … Continue reading

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Wolf Brook MUA and Neversink Unique Area.

This morning I had another great bird walk through the above areas.  I started at Wolf Brook, hiking both forks of the power lines.  I then took the “Yellow Trail” down the ridge into the Neversink Unique Area.  I took … Continue reading

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Bashakill Update

I have had no new birds at the Bashakill the last few days.  There are birds of interest to be seen though.  The Orchard Oriole show continues.  Today, an adult male and first summer male continued at the Deli Fields.  … Continue reading

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Little News

There is little new to report from the Bashakill today.  Highlights of interest are continuing breeding Orchard Orioles in the Deli Fields.  Unfortunately the Eastern Meadowlark wasn’t seen today, but with  their secretive habits, may still be around.  Least Bitterns … Continue reading

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An interesting morning

This morning I headed to the Sullivan County Transfer Station to drop off my recyclables. As I was leaving, a cuckoo flew directly in front of my car on the road out.  I couldn’t see any yellow in the bill, … Continue reading

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Shawangunk Grasslands Henslow’s Sparrow!

Birding friend Joe DiCostanzo came up from Manhattan with friends Anne and Joan to spend a couple of days birding in the area.  They birded the Bashakill and this afternoon went to the Shawangunk Grasslands NWR.  I got a call … Continue reading

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