[nysbirds-l] NYC Area RBA: 28 June 2019

2019-06-28 Thread Gail Benson
-RBA * New York * New York City, Long Island, Westchester County * June 28, 2019 * NYNY1906.28 - Birds Mentioned BLACK-BELLIED WHISTLING-DUCK+ MISSISSIPPI KITE+ BRIDLED TERN+ (+ Details requested by NYSARC) Common Eider Cory’s Shearwater Great Shearwater Wilson’s Storm-Petrel LEACH’S

Re: [nysbirds-l] Does the Hermit Thrush still breed on Long Island???

2019-06-28 Thread David Nicosia
Thanks all. Glad to see they are at least hanging on down there. In the southern tier they are pretty common and found in different habitat than LI which is neat. They seem to prefer drier habitats in the uplands, generally northern hardwood, pine, hemlock but sometimes even oak and pine or just

Re: [nysbirds-l] Does the Hermit Thrush still breed on Long Island???

2019-06-28 Thread Eileen Schwinn
Having just returned from Hunters Garden in Eastport, both Mike Higgiston and I heard our FOY Hermit Thrush. (We were there between 8-10am). I believe Steve Biasetti and Tom Moran heard at least one Hermit Thrush there yesterday. We also heard and saw Steve and Tom’s Arcadian Flycatcher, and

[nysbirds-l] Common Gallinule Report Jamaica Bay West Pond

2019-06-28 Thread Menachem Goldstein
Just forwarding a report from Bob and Maggie Honig of a Common Gallinule from this morning seen at the "north tip of the west pond... in a little cove of sorts right near the rail on the levee."  They report a probable second bird in the same general area. Cheers! Menachem -- NYSbirds-L List

RE: [nysbirds-l] Does the Hermit Thrush still breed on Long Island???

2019-06-28 Thread Shaibal Mitra
Hi David and all, There was some discussion of this topic in this forum back in September 2018, in relation to early fall dates of Hermit Thrush in the NYC area--and the possibility that these might relate to dispersal by local breeders vs. regular migrants from the boreal. I have an excel

Re: [nysbirds-l] Does the Hermit Thrush still breed on Long Island???

2019-06-28 Thread TURNER
Hi David: As a person who does a fair amount of hiking and birding in the LI Pine Barrens, it has been many years since I've heard Hermit Thrush singing; this is somewhat surprising given the success conservationists have had in preserving tens of thousands of acres of suitable habitat. John

[nysbirds-l] Does the Hermit Thrush still breed on Long Island???

2019-06-28 Thread David Nicosia
Does the Hermit Thrush still breed in the pine barrens of Long Island? I noticed on the ebird map for June 2019 no HETH reports for LI. Curious. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] 9/27 Long Island highlights+++

2019-06-28 Thread Sean Sime
Tripper Paul and I spent Thursday covering a variety of habitats on Long Island with much success. Hoping the influx of vagrant flycatchers in the NE would continue we focused on marsh, grassland and dune scrub habitats with an evening seawatch for good measure. While no rare flycatchers were