[nysbirds-l] From now, back to then: a catch-up !

2014-11-09 Thread robert adamo
After spending the morning helping out at the joint QWR/ELIAS Annual Seed Sale, I decided to spend part of this beautiful afternoon looking for the beautiful drake Harlequin Duck which had been reported previously from Orient Point. Passing through the Northville part of Riverhead, I had 4 Turkey

[nysbirds-l] A Funny Story

2014-11-09 Thread Carney, Martin
I was on the New York Botanical Garden bird walk yesterday, lead by Debbie Becker. We were near the south corner of the Twin Lakes, next to the parking lot, where a big bus was parked. We were getting great looks at Purple Finch and a group of Pine Siskins when a high-pitched voice near the back

Re: [nysbirds-l] Common Ground Dove Jones Beach West End

2014-11-09 Thread John Zucker
Has the dove been seen this morning? Or have efforts been unsuccessful? On Nov 8, 2014, at 7:11 PM, Steve Walter swalte...@verizon.net wrote: The finding of today’s Common Ground Dove started an interesting debate. Which improbability is more likely? Did last week’s dove escape the

Re: [nysbirds-l] Common Ground Dove Jones Beach West End

2014-11-09 Thread Steve Walter
The latter, so far. Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone div Original message /divdivFrom: John Zucker jwzuc...@gmail.com /divdivDate:11/09/2014 9:53 AM (GMT-05:00) /divdivTo: nysbirds-l NYSBIRDS-L@cornell.edu /divdivCc: Steve Walter swalte...@verizon.net

[nysbirds-l] Common Ground Dove still present Jones Beach West End 2

2014-11-09 Thread Gail Benson
At eastern entrance to West End 2 parking lot. Same place as yesterday afternoon -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [nysbirds-l] Common Ground Dove Jones Beach West End

2014-11-09 Thread Steve Walter
Being seen now where last reported yesterday.   SW Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone div Original message /divdivFrom: John Zucker jwzuc...@gmail.com /divdivDate:11/09/2014 9:53 AM (GMT-05:00) /divdivTo: nysbirds-l NYSBIRDS-L@cornell.edu /divdivCc: Steve

[nysbirds-l] Manhattan otherbirds, 11/9 prior rep't's.

2014-11-09 Thread Thomas Fiore
A few nice sightings in Manhattan parks so far this morning, Sunday 9 Nov., 2014 included a Yellow-breasted Chat at Strawberry Fields in Central Park, near the south-most edge, moving into shrubs a few yards up from the park roadway (not far down from the entrance at West 72 St.) at around

[nysbirds-l] Cattle Egret - Hook Pond, East Hampton (Suffolk)

2014-11-09 Thread Derek Rogers
There's a Cattle Egret feeding along the south side of Hook Pond within the unmaintained area adjacent to the golf course. Nearest landmark is the yellow flag that indicates hole 4. A scope is needed as I am viewing from the far southeast section off of Terbell Lane (area where the Tundra Swans

Re: [nysbirds-l] 11/8: Harlequin Duck - Orient Point (Suffolk Co.)

2014-11-09 Thread rtmanddgm
A Drake King Eider was also seen with five Common on the northwest side of Plum Island yesterday from the ferry heading to Orient. Time was approx. 11:30 AM. Bob McGrath Sent from my iPhone On Nov 8, 2014, at 8:15 PM, Karen Fung easternblueb...@gmail.com wrote: John Wittenberg asked me to

[nysbirds-l] Greater White-fronted Geese - Hook Pond, East Hampton (Suffolk)

2014-11-09 Thread Derek Rogers
Apologies for the multiple posts but three Greater White-fronted Geese just landed in the pond which may be of interest for those seeking the Cattle Egret. Best, Derek Rogers Sayville Begin forwarded message: From: Derek Rogers drogers0...@gmail.com Date: November 9, 2014 at 12:22:14 PM

[nysbirds-l] Wave Hill (Bronx) 11/9/14

2014-11-09 Thread Gabriel Willow
I led my monthly 2nd Sunday walk at Wave Hill in Riverdale, The Bronx this morning. We saw 35 species, mostly the usual suspects, but with some nice highlights including some surprising late migrant stragglers. Most unexpected was a female-type Black-throated Green Warbler, apparently the

[nysbirds-l] Eurasian Wigeon -- Grant Park (Hewlett)

2014-11-09 Thread Jonathan Green
Continuing male *Eurasian Wigeon* at Grant Park in Hewlett. No sign of the Goldeneye but still many Am. Wigeon, Gadwall, Hooded Merganser, several Brant and Green-Winged Teal and one *Pintail.* -- Jonathan Green -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Pink-footed Goose - Riverhead (Suffolk)

2014-11-09 Thread Derek Rogers
Right now in the triangle farm field located in between these 3 roads: Northville Turnpike, Cross River Drive and Sound Avenue. Best, Derek Rogers Sayville -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Derek Rogers

2014-11-09 Thread John Askildsen
Hey Derek- You're having one heck of a day ! Wanna get me some lottery tickets while you're out there ? JPA John Askildsen Millbrook, New York -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Monthly Program

2014-11-09 Thread Stella Miller
Please join us for our monthly program at the Cold Spring Harbor Library: Make Room for Wildlife: Effects of Exurban Development on Songbirds and Other Wildlife, Lessons from the Adirondacks with Michale Glennon, Ph.D November 12 at 7pm Low density (exurban) residential development is the

[nysbirds-l] Ossining birds

2014-11-09 Thread Larry Trachtenberg
The river has some waterfowl accumulating. From the Mariandale - Dominican Sisters property visible were large rafts of bufflehead, ruddy duck, coot and some black duck. Charlie Roberto and a few observers (not me unfortunately -- too late-- had single first year black and surf scoters;

Re:[nysbirds-l] Pink-footed Goose - Riverhead (Suffolk)

2014-11-09 Thread Derek Rogers
The Pink-footed Goose remained in the company of roughly 500 Canada Geese when I left the site around 3:45. It was some of the better views I've gotten of this species with good light and relative close range. The goose called several times during the hour in which I viewed it and occasionally

Re: [nysbirds-l] Eurasian Wigeon -- Grant Park (Hewlett)

2014-11-09 Thread Ben Cacace
An eBird.org hotspot (shared location) has been created for 'Grant Park, Hewlett' and should be available within 12 hours on the system. All checklists associated with a hotspot will be available to view via bar charts on eBird.org. All personal locations will be visible only at the county level

Re: [nysbirds-l] 11/8: Harlequin Duck - Orient Point (Suffolk Co.)

2014-11-09 Thread rtmanddgm
Minor apology... The ferry was leaving Orient heading to New London, not returning to Orient. Also... For cetacean enthusiasts four dolphin where also seen, I presume Common, swimming in a direction that would take them further into Long Island Sound. Bob McGrath Sent from my iPhone On Nov

[nysbirds-l] Late Yellow Warbler at Jones Beach

2014-11-09 Thread Corey Finger
While searching for (and dipping on) the Common Ground-Dove at Jones Beach this morning several birders pointed out a Yellow Warbler they had found in the hedgerow by the Coast Guard Station. (Not sure who first found / identified it.) Bull's Birds lists 24 October as the late date for New York

Re:[nysbirds-l] Late Yellow Warbler at Jones Beach

2014-11-09 Thread Corey Finger
I already stand corrected. One must be careful when searching eBird range maps for New York records to select New York, United States and not New York, New York, United States. Zooming out to look at the entire state, one sees that birds have lasted into January up in Ithaca. Good Birding, Corey