[nysbirds-l] Hempstead Lake SP + jones Beach

2016-03-24 Thread syschiff
Hempstead lake SP 24 Mar A COMMON RAVEN flew over chased by 2 Crows. The size difference usually not noticed particularly was extremely apparent. Big difference. We were all taken aback Other raptors included Cooper's, Sharp-shinned, Osprey and a Great Horned Owl. No new migrants,

[nysbirds-l] RBA Buffalo Bird Report 24 Mar 2016

2016-03-24 Thread David Suggs
- RBA * New York * Buffalo * 03/24/2016 * NYBU1603.24 - Birds mentioned --- Please submit reports to dsu...@buffaloornithologicalsociety.org --- [There will be a BOS field trip to the Lake Ontario shore

[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach West End and Point Lookout

2016-03-24 Thread Carney, Martin
2 Horned Grebes were at the Coast Guard Station, one in breeding plumage. A brief and windy visit to the western most Point Lookout jetty revealed approximately 15 Purple Sandpipers, 15 Long-tailed Ducks, 1 Common Eider, 1 Dunlin, and a bunch of Sanderlings. Happy birding... Martin Carney --