Re: [nysbirds-l] White Red-tails

2021-01-08 Thread AJIT ANTONY
Yes Rich, you missed Orange County New York.Coincidentally we had been going through a similar discussion on leucistic Red-tailed Hawk on the Mearns Bird Club's io website after Steve Walter sent me a photograph of one taken by a friend of his in Orange County, NY.A Mearns Club member posted

[nysbirds-l] Apparent GPS lag on eBird app on smartphone and checklist in wrong block

2020-08-25 Thread AJIT ANTONY
GPS Lag at times can cause you to locate your checklist in the wrong breeding block or even the wrong state! I have noticed that this happens in an area without good internet access.There is a lag between my looking at GPS location and where I really am. Some months ago while birding at the

Re: [nysbirds-l] Sunflower Valley Farm and Liberty Lane in Pine Island, NY are closed to birders.

2020-08-24 Thread AJIT ANTONY
;From: Robert Lewis >Sent: Aug 23, 2020 11:36 PM >To: AJIT ANTONY , Joshua Malbin > >Cc: "& [NYSBIRDS]" , Phil Jeffrey > >Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l] Sunflower Valley Farm and Liberty Lane in Pine >Island, NY are closed to birders. > >There are many grave

Re: [nysbirds-l] Sunflower Valley Farm and Liberty Lane in Pine Island, NY are closed to birders.

2020-08-23 Thread AJIT ANTONY
il.com> wrote:The original poster auto-blocks replies, so I'll post on hereThe simplest idea - and something that clearly should have been done a while back - is to change the name of the hotspot to append either "private" or "closed to birders"Phil HeffreyOn Sat, Au

[nysbirds-l] Sunflower Valley Farm and Liberty Lane in Pine Island, NY are closed to birders.

2020-08-22 Thread AJIT ANTONY
To those birders from outside Orange County New York who bird in Orange County, NY. Please note that Sunflower Valley Farm in Pine Island New York has been out of bounds to birders for the past 3 years or more. The owner has made it clear to a member of our club he knows that he does not want

[nysbirds-l] Creating separate checklists on eBird for the NY and NJ portions of Wallkill River NWR (Oil City Road) -- A Plea

2020-06-01 Thread AJIT ANTONY
Since the NYS BBA III has begun this year it becomes all the more important to be accurate in our reporting of checklists from the Wallkill River NWR in Orange County New York. This block is close to the border with NJ, so that most of the refuge is in NJ while Oil City Road and the “platform”

Re: [nysbirds-l] Birding the Black Dirt Region, Orange County

2019-09-24 Thread Ajit Antony
Transport Lane is another private road that birders are not welcome on for about 15 years. Ajit I. Antony Mearns Bird Club, Orange County New York Get Outlook for Android On Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 3:52 PM -0400, "ArieGilbert" wrote: Trespassing is *against the law*.

[nysbirds-l] Jamaica Bay East pond shore?

2019-08-15 Thread Ajit Antony
Can someone let us know by tomorrow the level of water or rather the amount of shore available for shorebirds and locations (North and South) of the East Pond at Jamaica Bay NWR. We are interested in the Jamaica Bay shorebird festival on Saturday. Ajit I. Antony Get Outlook for Android

[nysbirds-l] Liberty Lane north of Wallkill River NWR/Oil City Road in Orange County, NY is OFF LIMITS TO BIRDERS

2019-08-06 Thread AJIT ANTONY
Hi all. Liberty Lane is the dirt lane which goes northeast off Oil City Road opposite the entrance to the parking lot and platform of the Wallkill River NWR, NY. There have recently been unpleasant confrontations between the farmers who own Liberty Lane and birders, where a farmer has

[nysbirds-l] I-84 Overlook Hawk Watch GE, Orange County

2015-12-04 Thread AJIT ANTONY
3 hours at the I-84 Overlook (2.5 miles East of Port Jervis) yielded 2 Golden Eagle (1 Adult, 1 Juvenile) and 2 Bald Eagle (1 Adult, 1 Juvenile). Ajit I. Antony -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] I-84 Overlook HawkWatch [Orange County]

2015-11-20 Thread AJIT ANTONY
be good for Eagles in November on Northwest winds. If you go to this spot, please send me the hawks you saw on a HMANA form with weather data and I can enter it into Hawkcount.org. Ajit Antony with Gerhard Patsch and Bob Senerchia aiant...@earthlink.net -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Deer hunting to be permitted on Shawangunk Grasslands NWR !!!!!!!

2013-10-11 Thread AJIT ANTONY
One of the members Irene Warshauer of the Mearns Bird Club, Orange County, New York brought to the attention of our listserv members that the federal government is going to allow hunting of deer on Shawangunk Grasslands NWR [the old Galeville Airport] ! We only have a short time to respond,

[nysbirds-l] I-84 Overlook hawk watch site at Greenville, New York [Orange County] November 3, 2012

2012-11-03 Thread AJIT ANTONY
it and send it as an attachment to me, and I can enter it into Hawkcount. Also send me your full name and if you want to receive e-mails of future [very sporadic] observations from this site. Ajit I Antony M.D. AJIT ANTONY aiant...@earthlink.net EarthLink Revolves Around You -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] SET DIGEST

2012-11-03 Thread AJIT ANTONY
SET DIGEST AJIT ANTONY aiant...@earthlink.net EarthLink Revolves Around You. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[nysbirds-l] Shawangunk NWR (Galeville Airport) development plan you should know about

2012-08-28 Thread AJIT ANTONY
06, 2012. Contact: Joseph R Murray NYSDEC Region 3 Headquarters 21 South Putt Corners Rd New Paltz, NY 12561 (845)256-3054 r3...@gw.dec.state.ny.us AJIT ANTONY aiant...@earthlink.net EarthLink Revolves Around You. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] razorbillss

2012-03-06 Thread AJIT ANTONY
Does anyone have a reasonable [scientific] hypothesis as to why so many Razorbills were seen this winter season? AJIT ANTONY aiant...@earthlink.net EarthLink Revolves Around You -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Juvenile Brown Pelican at Point Lookout

2011-12-26 Thread AJIT ANTONY
Going to the end of Lido Boulevard, through the playground, to the pipes, then looking left about 25 yards away at a sand spit on the near shore exposed by low tide, a juvenile Brown Pelican landed on the spit and gave us excellent looks. This was around 3:30 PM this afternoon. Three Harlequin