Henslow's Sparrow and Dickcissel continue in area by the bird blind (take Tabor Trace Red Loop from parking lot), Dickcissel doing a loop in front of the blind, Henslow's on the left as you approach the blind. An Upland Sandpiper also flew in and out, according to a group of NYC birders.
Donna Schulman *---------------------------------------* *Donna L. SchulmanForest Hills, NY queensgir...@gmail.com <queensgir...@gmail.com>Queensgirl Blog <http://queensgirl30.wordpress.com/>* * <http://www.flickr.com/photos/queensgirl>* On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 11:52 AM, <scottjsto...@aol.com> wrote: > Yesterday morning Denise and I drove down to the Shawangunk Grasslands > National Wildlife Refuge in Ulster County, arriving shortly after 8 in > search of the Henslow's Sparrow and Dickcissel previously posted by Tom > Williams on Facebook. With information from folks in the parking lot we > headed for the south blind and the large gathering of birders along the > trail about 100 years before the blind, all enjoying looks at the Henslow's > Sparrow. After taking some photos of this life bird for Denise, we > continued to the blind and photographed the Dickcissel, unfortunately in > poor light. A bit later, the Henslow's came much closer to the trail,in > good light,and we finally got some better looks at the Dickcissel as well. > There were also numerous grasshopper sparrows and bobolinks around, along > with other species. Our ebird list is at the link below, and has photos of > the Henslow's and Dickcissel. This is a great opportunity folks... > > The photos are also on my personal Facebook page and our Naturelogues > Facebook page.- Scott Stoner and Denise Hackert-Stoner, Albany > > http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37206867 > > -- > *NYSbirds-L List Info:* > Welcome and Basics <http://www.northeastbirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm> > Rules and Information <http://www.northeastbirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm> > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave > <http://www.northeastbirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm> > *Archives:* > The Mail Archive > <http://email@example.com/maillist.html> > Surfbirds <http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L> > ABA <http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01> > *Please submit your observations to **eBird* > <http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>*!* > -- > -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L 3) http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01 Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --