[nysbirds-l] White-faced Ibis - Cow Meadow, Cattle Egret YES

2017-05-30 Thread Tim Healy
After striking out on the West End stilts, Miriam and I went to Cow Meadow to try our luck. In my haste to locate the Cattle Egret, I largely passed over two ibis sitting among the night-herons, carefully the checking the face of the closest one and glancing at the other preening bird. They

[nysbirds-l] Laughing Gull, Ruddy Turnstone and Black Bellied Plover Broome Co. NY May 30

2017-05-30 Thread David Nicosia
Today's thunderstorms no doubt dropped down some rare migrants/vagrants. Dorchester Park Whitney Point, NY had a LAUGHING GULL and a RUDDY TURNSTONE which are both rare for Broome. Then later in the day, Murphy's Pits Vestal NY had a BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER full breeding plumage. see:

Re: [nysbirds-l] Black Skimmer: Croton RR Station Westchester

2017-05-30 Thread Larry Trachtenberg
Even though tide high, so not much of a rocky spit, The black skimmer is present 625 pm. on what spit exists behind croton train station. No sign of either Caspian tern or black bellied plover seen this morning. Data I've been sent indicates skimmer quite rare for county particularly the river

[nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC - Tues., May 30, 2017 - Olive-sided Flycatcher & 12 Species of Wood Warblers

2017-05-30 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park, NYC Tuesday, May 30, 2017 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, & many other observers Highlights: Olive-sided Flycatcher & 12 species of Wood Warblers Canada Goose - pair with 3 goslings Reservoir Wood Duck - male Turtle Pond Gadwall - male Turtle Pond Mallard - residents

[nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC - Mon., May29, 2017 - 4 Flycatchers, 8 Wood Warblers

2017-05-30 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park, NYC Monday, May 29, 2017 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, & many others A short list for a very rainy day: Black-crowned Night-Heron - 3 The usual woodpeckers: Downy, Red-bellied, & Northern Flicker Eastern Wood-Pewee Empidonax Flycatcher Great Crested Flycatcher - 6 Eastern Kingbird

[nysbirds-l] Stilts have returned to swale Jones Beach West End 2

2017-05-30 Thread Gail Benson
Black-necked Stilts returned to swale as previously reported. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] ravens everywhere

2017-05-30 Thread Andrew Block
Just had a Common Raven flying around my friends house on Old Army Rd. in Scarsdale and then on the way home had two being chased by a crow over near Kohls on Central Ave. in Yonkers going west. Andrew  Andrew v. F. Block Consulting Naturalist 20 Hancock Avenue, Apt. 3 Yonkers, Westchester Co.,

[nysbirds-l] Henslow's Sparrow and Dickcissel at Shawangunk Grasslands NWR, Ulster County Continue, May 30th

2017-05-30 Thread Donna Schulman
Henslow's Sparrow and Dickcissel continue in area by the bird blind (take Tabor Trace Red Loop from parking lot), Dickcissel doing a loop in front of the blind, Henslow's on the left as you approach the blind. An Upland Sandpiper also flew in and out, according to a group of NYC birders. Donna

[nysbirds-l] Black-necked Stilts @ Jones

2017-05-30 Thread Steve Walter
Just saw 2 Black-necked Stilts flying south of the nature center at Jones Beach West End. Could have come from the ponds to the west. Landed due south of the SW corner of the lot. Way out. Not sure what's there, but maybe an inaccessible pond. Steve Walter Sent from my Verizon Wireless

[nysbirds-l] Brown Pelican continues in Buffalo

2017-05-30 Thread Willie D'Anna
The Brown Pelican was still at its usual haunts on the Niagara River in Buffalo this morning. It was observed on the green buoy number 5 today. It has also been seen on the more distant green buoy number 7, where a scope is helpful. If you have a little time, the bird makes rather frequent

Re: [nysbirds-l] Cattle egret Cow Meadow Freeport

2017-05-30 Thread Robert Taylor
thanks for the report, bird still present Rob in Massapequa On Monday, May 29, 2017, John Mora wrote: > On lawn away from pond in area past picnic area. > > Warbling vireos here too. > > -- > > NYSbirds-L List Info: > http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Black Skimmer: Croton RR Station Westchester

2017-05-30 Thread Anne Swaim
Currently in view on rock bar in inlet off parking lot. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm