[nysbirds-l] Pelham Bay Park

2012-12-13 Thread Jack Rothman
Twin Island, Pelham Bay Park, 12.12.12 2:30-3:30PM In addition to the Razorbill found by Richard Aracil, there was a Peregrine Falcon bathing in a puddle in the parking lot and a Barred Owl in the forest. Other notable species include: Common Goldeneye 3 GR/LE Scaup 300+ Great Cormorant (few)

[nysbirds-l] American Golden Plover

2012-12-13 Thread Robert A. Proniewych
The previously reported Amer. Golden Plover found by Ken and Sue Feustel continues in Heckscher State Park east of field 8 in the center median. Robert Proniewych -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Central Park Ramble 12/13, Common redpolls etc.

2012-12-13 Thread Ed Gaillard
This morning around 9:30am, had my first of season Common Redpolls in a large sweetgum just south of the Humming Tombstone (same location people reported on ebird yesterday). One male, very high and hard to spot among the half-dozen or so mostly male House Finches; one female, much lower in the

[nysbirds-l] RFI Van Cordlandt Park Barnacle Goose

2012-12-13 Thread Ardith Bondi
I received an email from some Ohio birders who would like to drive in this Saturday to see the Van Cortlandt Park Barnacle Goose if it is still there. If you see it, could you please post it to this list, and I will forward them the info. Thanks loads, Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Rusty Blackbirds at Kissena, 12/12/12

2012-12-13 Thread Cesar Castillo
At around 12 PM yesterday (12/12/12) I birded Kissena park. Got a flock of rusty blackbirds (7 birds) at Kissena park, in the meadow east of the Velodrome.  Also a late brown thrasher in the same area.   http://www.flickr.com/photos/14667149@N00/8270608312/

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [MASSBIRD] Black-browed Albatross S of Martha's Vineyard

2012-12-13 Thread Jacob Drucker
Hi All, This just popped up on Massbird, and as 80 miles (the distance between where this bird was seen and NY waters) is not too far for an Albatross to fly, I thought it'd be worth forwarding. Good Birding, Jacob Drucker Amherst, MA Begin forwarded message: From: Marshall Iliff