[nysbirds-l] Bashakill, Sullivan Co., Saturday evening, May 27

2017-05-27 Thread Joseph DiCostanzo
After a successful run at the Dickcissel and the Henslow's Sparrow at Shawangunk Grasslands this afternoon, Ann Shaw and I went over to the Bashakill WMA for some evening birding. A Least Bittern was heard calling briefly at the Main Boat Launch and an American Bittern fairly regularly at the

RE: [nysbirds-l] Wallkill Zoo

2017-05-27 Thread Rick
Sorry, wrong url https://rbc-pix.smugmug.com/Nature/Shawangunk-Wonderland/ From: bounce-121564688-3714...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-121564688-3714...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Rick Sent: Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:46 PM To: NYSBIRDS-L Subject:

[nysbirds-l] Wallkill Zoo

2017-05-27 Thread Rick
The experience at Shawangunk Grasslands today was more like a stroll through zoo exhibits than the usual gritty scramble for target strays. Both birds spent most of the morning perched up singing, mainly oblivious to the (thankfully well-behaved) minions there to watch them. And both stayed

[nysbirds-l] Dickcissel

2017-05-27 Thread Carney, Martin
Just to clarify: In my last post I reported: Dickcissel near blind. As far as I know, it sees perfectly well... -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Governors Island: Fri. 26-May-2017

2017-05-27 Thread Ben Cacace
NY County highlights from yesterday: Semipalmated Sandpiper (2), Least Sandpiper (4), Common Tern (42+), Lincoln's Sparrow & Killdeer (6). The SESA and LESA were on the open field to the west of Hammock Grove around the puddles formed after the previous night's rain. Not at the typical spot to

[nysbirds-l] Henslow's yes

2017-05-27 Thread d Futuyma
After not showing for more than two hours, the Henslow's Sparrow at Shawangunk Grassland reappeared at 6:20 pm, and sang for ca. 3 minutes. Doug Futuyma, With Bob Proniewych and Ed Becher Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Mecox Inlet (Suffolk County) Glaucous Gull

2017-05-27 Thread Donna Schulman
I was surprised to see a 1st Summer Glaucous Gull at Mecox Inlet, Suffolk County, this morning. There are some May dates for this bird on Long Island in eBird, but I think this is particularly late. Photos can be seen on Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/TWjQdj; https://flic.kr/p/TWjQyQ (And, thanks to

[nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC - Sat., May 27, 2017 13 Wood Warbler Species, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Olive-sided & Acadian Flycatchers

2017-05-27 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park, NYC Saturday, May 27, 2017 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, & many other observers Highlights: 13 Wood Warbler Species, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Olive-sided & Acadian Flycatchers Canada Goose - pair with 3 two-week-old goslings Reservoir & flyovers Gadwall - pair

[nysbirds-l] Henslow's Sparrow

2017-05-27 Thread Carney, Martin
Still there, 50 yards before the blind, to the left as you approach blind. Dickcissel near blind. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] Any sightings of the Swainson's Warbler Saturday?

2017-05-27 Thread Dennis Hrehowsik
As Josh reported several members of the Brooklyn Bird Club sat walk and I heard the bird singing briefly in the same area it was seen in the mid wood but never got eyes on it. It was not singing as frequently as it was yesterday and covered a fair amount of ground between songs. It was a brief

[nysbirds-l] Henslow's Sparrow

2017-05-27 Thread Carney, Martin
Any updates? -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2)

Re: [nysbirds-l] Any sightings of the Swainson's Warbler Saturday?

2017-05-27 Thread Joshua Malbin
Dennis Hrhowsik reported on the local WhatsApp group that it was heard singing twice in the same area as before, just before 1 pm. On Sat, May 27, 2017 at 11:17 AM Roberta wrote: > Just passed a birder leaving the Midwood reporting negative after a five > hour

Re: [nysbirds-l] Any sightings of the Swainson's Warbler Saturday?

2017-05-27 Thread Roberta
Just passed a birder leaving the Midwood reporting negative after a five hour stakeout. Sent from my iPhone > On May 27, 2017, at 7:33 AM, zach schwartz-weinstein wrote: > > I'm guessing that no news is bad news, but it would be good to know either > way. Driving down

[nysbirds-l] Henslow's Sparrow, Dickcissel YES

2017-05-27 Thread Pepaul
Both are being seen very well at the shawangunk grasslands near the blind just south of the parking lot. Good birding, Tripper -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Any sightings of the Swainson's Warbler Saturday?

2017-05-27 Thread zach schwartz-weinstein
I'm guessing that no news is bad news, but it would be good to know either way. Driving down from Albany. -- Zach Schwartz-Weinstein 203 500 7774 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] NYC Area RBA: 26 May 2017

2017-05-27 Thread Ben Cacace
- RBA * New York * New York City, Long Island, Westchester County * May. 26, 2017 * NYNY1705.26 - Birds mentioned MISSISSIPPI KITE+ BICKNELL'S THRUSH+ SWAINSON'S WARBLER+ (+ Details requested by NYSARC) Sooty Shearwater Northern Gannet RED-NECKED PHALAROPE BLACK-HEADED GULL Iceland Gull Lesser