[nysbirds-l] American Golden Plovers

2019-09-21 Thread Carney, Martin
2 American Golden Plovers on Jerome Reservoir at 6 pm...Martin Carney -- 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] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch

2019-09-21 Thread TURNER
Things have picked up with yesterday's total of 66 nighthawks and tonight's total of 104 birds, after being shut out three days in a row for the first time since the Nighthawk Watch began in 2017. Had a red bat again, perhaps the same individual as seen the last couple of nights. John Turner

Re: [nysbirds-l] Fwd: News Alert: North America has lost 29% of its birds since 1970, study finds. Experts blame habitat loss, pesticides, light pollution and cats.

2019-09-21 Thread Gus Keri
https://www.allaboutbirds.org/vanishing-1-in-4-birds-gone/ The shape of the curve on the graphic in the above article is very intriguing to me. It starts with a steep decline in the first couple of decades and plateaued toward the last few years. The curve suggests that more than 75% of birds

[nysbirds-l] Long Is. south shore highlights

2019-09-21 Thread Michael Schrimpf
A group of us had a Clay-colored Sparrow and flyover Red-headed Woodpecker at the Robert Moses Field 2 volleyball courts an hour ago, and are currently looking at 3 Marbled Godwits and a Gull-billed Tern at the Jones Beach Coast Guard Station. Michael Schrimpf -- NYSbirds-L List Info: