Hi all-

Bank Swallows have been nesting on the Bayside beach in some numbers since
at least last year. I think we may band them before the summer is over-

Jose

On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:09 Joshua Malbin <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I think Bank Swallows are nesting at Breezy Point. I saw a few going into
> burrows on the bay side about halfway back from the jetty a couple of weeks
> ago.
>
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:03 AM Andrew Baksh <birdingd...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Yesterday morning, I hiked the East Pond doing a complete shorebird
>> survey. Overall, the number of shorebirds were down. Especially the
>> Yellowlegs and Short-billed Dowitchers.
>>
>> 12 Stilt Sandpipers were mostly up around the north end along with my
>> first observation of Semipalmated Plovers on the pond for the season.
>> American Oystercatchers continue to show up on the pond in good numbers. 27
>> were loafing on the Raunt before taking off as I made my way north.
>>
>> The duckage continue to hold a few Summer surprises. Green-winged Teal,
>> American Wigeon and RED-BREASTED MERGANSER were all observed.
>>
>> Two continuing BONAPARTE’s GULLS were also seen comfortably feeding on
>> the pond edges.
>>
>> On Sunday 7-15) at Breezy Point the highlights were two storm driven
>> WHIMBRELS (put down in the rain & left just as the rain paused), two 2CY
>> Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 1 Banded Adult Herring Gull and two BANK
>> SWALLOWS.
>>
>> Also notable was a juvenile Ring-billed Gull (RBGU). I have not seen too
>> many juvenile RBGU at Breezy so that was a treat. This one I would deem to
>> be the brown-type. Where the general appearance is of a brown chocolate
>> color showing the distinctive feature of large scapulars with solidly dark
>> centers.
>>
>> About 1,000 Sanderlings dotted the shoreline along with Semipalmated
>> Sandpipers, Least Sandpipers and Semipalmated Plovers. Some Piping Plovers
>> were also active with a few juveniles indicating successful nesting.
>>
>> A decent number of Terns (few hundred) were offshore but nothing outside
>> of the expected Common, Forster’s and Leasts in various age classes.
>>
>> A link to Phone scoped images of the Lesser Black-backed Gulls.
>> https://twitter.com/birdingdude/status/1019234656896634880?s=21
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>
>> --------
>> "I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the
>> ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own
>> abhorrence." ~ Frederick Douglass
>>
>> 風 Swift as the wind
>> 林 Quiet as the forest
>> 火 Conquer like the fire
>> 山 Steady as the mountain
>> Sun Tzu <http://refspace.com/quotes/Sun_Tzu>  *The Art of War*
>> <http://refspace.com/quotes/The_Art_of_War>
>>
>> (\__/)
>> (= '.'=)
>>
>> (") _ (")
>>
>> Sent from somewhere in the field using my mobile device!
>>
>>
>> Andrew Baksh
>> www.birdingdude.blogspot.com
>> --
>> *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://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/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:*
> 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://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/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/>*!*
> --
>
-- 
José Ramírez-Garofalo

Research Assistant
College of Staten Island

--

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://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/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/

--

Reply via email to