[nysbirds-l] Tundra Swans on Hook Pond

2016-02-17 Thread Carney, Martin
Pete McNamara and I saw the 2 Tundra Swans on Hook Pond at about 11 am today in their usual place Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] White-fronted Goose, 17 Feb

2016-02-17 Thread syschiff
Joe Giunta and I (Sy Schiff) visited Belmont Lake State Park late afternoon. We found 7 Wood Duck, 8 Common Mergansers, Hooded Merganser, Pied-bill Grebe, a Ruddy Duck, 2 Northern Pintail, many Mallard and Black Ducks, but only 5 Canada Geese. On the ice with other gulls was a single adult

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [BIRDWG01] goose ID (David Sibley) weighs in...

2016-02-17 Thread Andrew Baksh
I was trying to copy and paste to keep the discussion in one thread but I am having some trouble doing so from my phone. For those of you not yet weary by all the "cackling" here is David Sibley's input. It is telling that David suggests that a hybrid cannot be ruled out. 風 Swift as the wind 林 

[nysbirds-l] Am Bittern - Dune Road

2016-02-17 Thread Eileen Schwinn
The previously seen and reported American Bittern was seen today, around 12 Noon, across from house #79 (just east of The Berm), East Quogue. The bird was located in the little pond just east of the hunter/fisherman access berm, east of Dockers Restaurant. I was happy to re-located the bird

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Iceland Gull

2016-02-17 Thread Rob Jett
There was an immature Iceland Gull in Prospect Park today. I spotted it at around noon as it milled about on the mostly frozen Prospect Lake with the numerous Herrings, Ring-billed and a few Great Black-backed Gulls. A pleasant surprise as it was a park first for me in my 20+ years of birding

[nysbirds-l] Sands Point Barrows Goldeneye

2016-02-17 Thread Robert Taylor
Looking at the continuing drake off Hoffsets Good birding Rob in Massapequa -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] geese, Central Park, NYC 2/17

2016-02-17 Thread Thomas Fiore
Wed., 17 Feb., 2016 - An update with the smaller (and presumed-probable-potential Cackling) Goose, along with several hundred of its larger Canadian cousins, present at the southwest part of the reservoir in Central Park (Manhattan, N.Y. City) between 9-10 a.m. this morning. The (somewhat)

[nysbirds-l] Lark sparrow continues at Jones Beach

2016-02-17 Thread Michael Zito
The lark sparrow is still by west end 2. 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)