Location pages have been created for the current top 10 sites for Columbia County based on total species seen. Numbers in parentheses represents the # of sub-locations for these sites.
If you spot any issues with the pages please let me know off list. Also, could you help verify that the 'Directions' link on the location pages points to a nearby public parking spot or to an entrance to the site? Thanks! Total # of shared locations (hotspots) added is 12 bringing the total coverage to 1,749 hotspots or 29.2% of 5,983 for New York State. *Columbia County <http://ebirding-nys.wikispaces.com/Columbia>* • Cheviot Park • Clermont SP • Copake Lake • Drowned Lands Swamp Conservation Area • Greenport Conservation Area • Lake Taghkanic SP • Lewis A. Swyer Preserve • Nutten Hooke • Olana State Historic Site • Ooms Conservation Area at Sutherland Pond • Stockport Flats • Wilson M. Powell Wildlife Sanctuary [Columbia County has Top 10+2 locations since the # of spp. is close for the bottom 3: Cheviot Park (116 spp.), Lewis A. Swyer Preserve (115 spp.) & Nutten Hooke (115 spp.)] *GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS* The 'Google Map Directions' link on the wiki are linked to a nearby parking lot or near the south or east end of the location based on the thinking that keeping sun behind you when starting out is best. If you know of a better parking place please zoom in on this location on Google Maps and send the URL to me offline. -- Ben Cacace Manhattan, NYC Wiki for NYS eBird Hotspots <http://ebirding-nys.wikispaces.com/Birding+in+New+York> Facebook Discussion for NYS eBird Hotspots: Q & A <https://www.facebook.com/groups/NYeBirdHotspots/> -- 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://email@example.com/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/ --