[nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope still present this morning as of about 10 am

2015-07-22 Thread Ardith Bondi
A novel find on my way between the WE Nature Center and the blind, was an Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (rangers in NC helped me ID it). My first Jones Beach snake. Unfortunately, it took off too fast for a portrait. Ardith Bondi NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope at Jones Beach-Yes

2015-07-22 Thread Rob Bate
The Jones Beach Red Phalarope flew into the pool by the blind west of the Nature Center parking lot around 11 AM today. Ken McDermott, Steve Schuyler, Ardith Bondi, Bob O'Neil and I all had great looks as the bird rested on the flats before taking off. There is no water in any of the pools and

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope at Jones Beach-Yes also Lark Sparrow at Moses

2015-07-22 Thread Andrew Baksh
Thanks for posting Rob. I just got a call from Ken about the Phalarope and he also confirmed that the Lark Sparrow continues at Robert Moses State Park. Please check the previous posts for details on the location. 風 Swift as the wind 林 Quiet as the forest 火 Conquer like the fire 山 Steady as the

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope still present this morning as of about 10 am

2015-07-22 Thread steve rosenthal
I haven't checked this year, but usually there are lots of juvenile Fowler's toads in the sandy areas near the fishermen's parking area past the Coast Guard station. Never have figured out where the freshwater was over there. On 7/22/15, Rick rc...@nyc.rr.com wrote: Yes, last weekend in dunes,

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope still present this morning as of about 10 am

2015-07-22 Thread John Laver
I (John Laver), Nancy O'Keefe Barbara Saunders observed a dozen or so Fowlers Toads at various points around the TRNC at Jones Beach West End last weekend. I thought I saw the rear end of a fox fleeing from my approach, as I hiked out to observe the Red Phalarope last Sunday - but I can't

RE: [nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope still present this morning as of about 10 am

2015-07-22 Thread Grover, Bob
That is really interesting. Has anyone encountered any Fowlers Toads in the park this year? Robert Grover Vice President/Director of Environmental and Coastal Sciences Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. Engineering and Construction Services 325 West Main Street, Babylon, NY 11702 d 631.761.7369 | f

[nysbirds-l] Cupsogue County Park Tidal Flats (Suffolk Co.)

2015-07-22 Thread Ken Feustel
Yesterday morning I birded for a few hours on the incoming tide at Cupsogue County Park. Although shorebirding was a bit slow, the trip was highlighted by twenty-two Whimbrels. A flock of thirteen were on the far northern flat, while a flock of six were flybys. An additional three birds were

RE: [nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow Robert Moses SP., Suffolk Co.

2015-07-22 Thread Shaibal Mitra
Patricia Lindsay reports that the Lark Sparrow is still present this morning near the east end of field 2, RMSP, Suffolk Co., LI. Shai Mitra Bay Shore From: bounce-119468877-3714...@list.cornell.edu [bounce-119468877-3714...@list.cornell.edu] on behalf

Re: [nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling-duck (Nassau Co.) - NO

2015-07-22 Thread Anders Peltomaa
Good morning, For what it's worth, a negative report. Richard Fried and I have just looked for the BBWD at Nickerson. No luck. Anders Peltomaa ‘Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.' – Martin Luther King, Jr. On Jul 21, 2015 8:28 PM, Brent Bomkamp

[nysbirds-l] Reed Phalarope Jones beach YES 4.50

2015-07-22 Thread Kenton Gomez
At the now dry Pool with blind. Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope

2015-07-22 Thread Carney, Martin
The Red Phalarope was not in the pond in front of the blind (the only one I checked) at 5:30 pm today. There were only about 10 sandpipers and 1 Killdeer in the whole area...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope still present this morning as of about 10 am

2015-07-22 Thread Ardith Bondi
I did not see any Fowler's toads today, but saw several last week. The rangers also told me that they are trying to keep track of the population numbers for the Hog-nosed snake, so if you see one, you might let them know where and when. It is a very pretty snake. They said the only other