[nysbirds-l] Common Murre at West End

2015-01-11 Thread Seth Ausubel
I'm looking at a winter plumaged Common Murre in the channel north of the Jones Beach West End Coast Guard Station. Seth Ausubel Forest Hills, NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Adult Bald Eagle Connetquot River State Park Preserve

2015-01-11 Thread McIntyre, Annie (PARKS)
Currently in a tree on the west side of the Main Pond. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Riverhead Pink-footed Goose

2015-01-11 Thread Seth Ausubel
Shai Mitra called and asked me to post that he and others are now viewing the Pink-footed Goose at a location it has not previously been reported. It is on an athletic field on the east side of Roanoke Av. just north of Route 58. This is near Merritt's Pond. Seth Ausubel Forest Hills, NY

[nysbirds-l] Bohemian waxwing

2015-01-11 Thread MICHAEL HIGGISTON
The Bohemian waxwing was seen by 10 observers this morning around 10:30 at the Perkins backyard in Miller Place, Long Island.   It had been seen earlier before everyone arrived.  It returned in the company of a starling, landed at the top of a distant tree and remained for about 10 minutes and

[nysbirds-l] Belmont Lake

2015-01-11 Thread Kieran Mannion
I was at Belmont lake this morning, and unfortunately, I was not able to spot the Barnacle Goose, but I did see a great blue heron and hooded and common mergansers. -Kieran Mannion -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Van Cortlandt Park Birding

2015-01-11 Thread Carney, Martin
Van Cortlandt Lake is about 90% ice. But in the 10% water part I saw a male Common Merganser today at about 3 pm, a Bronx first for me! Some Rusty Blackbirds and a few Redwing Blackbirds rounded out the day. Happy birding...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Eight Geese in 21 Hours

2015-01-11 Thread Shaibal Mitra
Patricia Lindsay and I accomplished a dubious listing exploit this weekend: we managed to see all eight goose species on the NYS list within a 21 hour period (Ross's Goose at Southaven CP at 4:40 Saturday to Pink-footed Goose in Riverhead 1:40 Sunday), but we were unable to combine them all in

Re: [nysbirds-l] Cassin's Kingbird-NO

2015-01-11 Thread Ardith Bondi
I drove around the garden a few times today, starting at noon, looking for it and missed, as well. Ardith Bondi On 1/11/15 7:12 PM, Rob Jett wrote: Spent a little over an hour with others today scouring the kingbird's usual hangout at Floyd Bennett Field but came up empty. I'm still holding

[nysbirds-l] Bald Eagle

2015-01-11 Thread Suzanne Feustel
Today at 4:45 PM an adult Bald Eagle was observed flying over parking field #1 at Heckscher State Park by myself and Annie McIntyre. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Cassin's Kingbird-NO

2015-01-11 Thread Rob Jett
Spent a little over an hour with others today scouring the kingbird's usual hangout at Floyd Bennett Field but came up empty. I'm still holding out hope that he was able to survive on the abundant bittersweet, bayberry, juniper and other berries around Floyd until the next thaw. Perhaps he got