Geo Kloppel's suggestion for evening birding is right on. Michigan Hollow
Rd in Danby has Finger Lakes Trail off both sides which are great areas for
thrushes. Just walking along the road itself, several miles from Rt 96, I
have heard Veeries singing so loudly in the evening I could hardly believe
it. If you have AWD, Bald Hill Rd in Danby is another place flush with
thrushes. (It's actually part of the same habitat as Mich. Hollow)
Shindagin Hollow is another good spot.
Take insect repellent to any of these in the evening!!
On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 1:08 AM, Melanie Uhlir <mela...@mwmu.com> wrote:
> Hello birders!
> As a musician who is often out late and also struggles with a sleep
> disorder I am not able to be an early riser very often. If I can manage to
> get out of the house of a morning, can you recommend some places where I
> might get the most birding bang for my precious morning buck?
> My favorite things are beautiful songs and breathtaking plumage. I love
> thrushes, warblers, and mimics especially. So much do I love a pretty song
> that Song Sparrows are actually one of my favorite species. I know some
> hardcore birders probably call them "trash birds" since they are so easy to
> find, but I find their song very beautiful and uplifting. And the first
> time I laid bins on a Blackburnian I wept. Now that you know what floats my
> birding boat, if you have a gem of a place or places that you can recommend
> I would be extremely grateful for your generosity!
> Thank you for your patience!
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