Re: [nysbirds-l] Radar

2016-05-15 Thread Peter Reisfeld
For looking at specific radar stations I like the NCAR site. It is pretty basic, but one can conveniently vary the loop interval to go back to sunset and get the takeoff and evolution of the densities. Also in single image mode, a click on the screen changes it to velocity mode useful to see

Re: [nysbirds-l] Radar

2016-05-15 Thread Richard Guthrie
In case this one wasn't mentioned: Wunderground Weather https://www.wunderground.com/weather-radar/united-states/ny/new-york-city/okx/?region=bgm I found the inexpensive ($5) contribution gets the 40 frame loop. That gives you a 4-hour loop which is much better than the 6 frame loop on the other

Re: [nysbirds-l] Radar

2016-05-15 Thread Ben Mirin
Thank you for the tips, everyone! On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 6:05 PM, Jim Osterlund wrote: > I can’t say what’s “best”. I check weather at NWS - National Mosaic > Enhanced Radar Image: Full Resolution Loop > anyway, so an

[nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sunday May 15, 2016 - incl. 19 warbler species and 5 vireo species

2016-05-15 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park NYC Sunday May 15, 2016 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob. on bird walk starting from Turtle Pond at 9am. Tuliptrees and Black Cherries are in bloom attracting warblers, vireos, and orioles. Reservoir (south end only) and Summit Rock birds seen before the walk

[nysbirds-l] Least Bittern Brooklyn

2016-05-15 Thread Rob Bate
Least Bittern is showing well. Bird is above 40' in bare saplings just west and behind a giant tulip and willow oak which stand next to a path bordering Flatbush Ave and south of the "rose garden". -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Phalarope Captree Marsh, Suffolk, LI

2016-05-15 Thread Shaibal Mitra
Tom Burke and Gail Benson found a male Wilson's Phalarope this evening in the marsh on the north side of Captree Island, Suffolk County. The bird was found in the open marsh north of Captree Rd., west of the highway and east of a line of woody vegetation running north and south. It was very

Re: [nysbirds-l] Radar

2016-05-15 Thread Jim Osterlund
I can’t say what’s “best”. I check weather at NWS - National Mosaic Enhanced Radar Image: Full Resolution Loop anyway, so an occasional bird event is just a plus. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Thank You! -- and Saturday, May 14 in Central Park

2016-05-15 Thread Amy Simmons
I think many folks did a "Big Day," yesterday - whether it was to raise funds, compete or just have fun. Claire Borrelli and I had our annual Central Park-only Big Day and it's prompted me to say thank you to so many of you who are reading this. We hit 72 species, which was our one-day record

Re: [nysbirds-l] Radar

2016-05-15 Thread David Nicosia
I like COD meteorology radar page. It has all the new dual polar products for our nexrad sites. On Sun, May 15, 2016, 4:21 PM Ben Mirin wrote: > Hi all, what's your favorite/the best resource for monitoring radar > online? > > Many thanks, > Ben > > > On Sunday, May 15,

[nysbirds-l] Radar

2016-05-15 Thread Ben Mirin
Hi all, what's your favorite/the best resource for monitoring radar online? Many thanks, Ben On Sunday, May 15, 2016, Jim Osterlund > wrote: > Then I’ll add; > > Sagtikos / Sunken Meadow Parkway, LIE Exit 53. > -- >

[nysbirds-l] Manhattan, NYC 5/15, & prior days

2016-05-15 Thread Thomas Fiore
Sunday, 15 May, 2015 - Central Park, Manhattan, N.Y. City Among the more than 25 species of migrant warblers found in the last several days, this Sunday morning's photographed MOURNING Warbler put some icing on the cake for that group of birds, with just a few (eastern!) warbler species

[nysbirds-l] Least Bittern Prospect Park

2016-05-15 Thread Rob Bate
A Least Bittern was found in a tree near the Rose Garden early by Rrin Markman who put it in eBird. Later refound by Nina Ba. Many birders are there right now. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Blue Grosbeak Connetquot SPP

2016-05-15 Thread Ken Thompson
I saw a male Blue Grosbeak in Connetquot State Park Preserve this am. I was in the area east of the blue barn north of the paddock above the main buildings -- Ken Thompson Sayville NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Back yard Kentuck Warbler

2016-05-15 Thread Steve Williams
Since friday I have had 4 brief visits from a Kentucky Wabler to my back yard in East Meadow. Not sure where the bird is spending of the rest of the time but my house borders the East Meadow Jewish center. I have a small waterfall/pond that often pulls in migrants for a quick visit. An ovenbird

Re: [nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC: Mourning warbler

2016-05-15 Thread B Inskeep
Mourning Warbler was heard first then located, photographed and recorded by visiting birder, Stefan Martin of Stamford, CT and observed by 3 of us - many thanks to him! Brenda Inskeep Stamford, CT / NYC > On May 15, 2016, at 8:59 AM, Anders Peltomaa > wrote: > >

[nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC: Mourning warbler

2016-05-15 Thread Anders Peltomaa
Near Balcony Bridge by West drive and 77th street. Find by a birder I don't know the name of. Good birding, Anders Peltomaa -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Central Park roosting Common Nighthawk

2016-05-15 Thread Karen Fung
South end of the Great Hill in a large tulip tree on the lowest limb pointing east. Best view from the large rock outcrop looking SW Karen Fung NYC http://BIRDSiVIEWS.com Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Saw Mill River Audubon Westchester Birdathon/Global Big Day birding May 13-14, 2016

2016-05-15 Thread Anne Swaim
Saw Mill River Audubon birders had an (unofficial) combined total of 118 species in our Westchester County-wide Birdathon/Global Big Day birding Fri 7pm-Sat 7pm with a total of 22 warbler species and several highlights. *A temporary, combined eBird list of sightings by three teams is here:*