Thus had been going on for many, many years. Skimmers flying up the Hudson at
night and even appearing regularly. on water bodies in Central Park at night.
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> On Jun 13, 2017, at 8:09 PM, Dominic Garcia-Hall <dominic.h...@gmail.com>
> Whilst I've seen isolated black skimmers every summer for the past few years
> on this stretch of the Hudson, I've never seen them with such regularity as I
> have over the last week. Just now another 4 cruised upriver, seeming to have
> crossed NYC at its point of lowest altitude (smart birds), before bearing
> west into Weehawken bay.
> All the birds (12 in total) have taken the exact same route. I suspect
> they're from one of the Queens breeding populations, and are going to feed
> nocturnally in the Meadowlands. It's interesting as diurnal-foraging birds
> are regular at the mouth of the Hudson - at Liberty SP - all summer.
> Anyway, if you're in need of BLSK for your NY county list, an early evening
> vigil from Chelsea piers would likely be rewarded.
> Good skimming.
> Dominic Garcia-Hall
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