[nysbirds-l] Hudson Yards Birds

2020-08-22 Thread Alan Drogin
but the best for my children…” Stay Safe Birding, Alan Drogin -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Birdingwatching In the Time of Covid-19.

2020-05-26 Thread Alan Drogin
ooped to a scrawny sapling across my path - it was the baby getting fed. Dare I say a tinge of grandparental pride? Stay safe birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Riverside Park Golden-winged Warbler

2020-05-06 Thread Alan Drogin
First seen at 9am in low orchard trees in Riverside Park across from 91st Street. My wife Cecilia got some photos - will post on e-bird. Morning started out with a Raven vocalizing in alley behind Hebrew School across from Sailors and Soldiers monument. Bird Safely, Alan Drogin

[nysbirds-l] Immature Bald Eagle - Riverside

2020-05-02 Thread Alan Drogin
Around 9:30am from Riverside Park near the 83rd Street entrance we observed an immature Bald Eagle slowly kiting up the Hudson River, a Red-tailed Hawk flying over it. My wife was able to snap one nice picture of it before we lost sight of it. Stay safe birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Hooded Warbler Riverside Park

2020-04-29 Thread Alan Drogin
arrived. Stay Safe Birding, Alan Drogin -- 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

[nysbirds-l] South Riverside Park

2020-03-28 Thread Alan Drogin
of the latter dining on freshly-lain grass seed in the slope behind the Hippo Playground. Mixed among the Juncos were two Chipping Sparrows in breeding plumage. Stay safe and healthy, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] nysbirds-l digest: March 11, 2020

2020-03-11 Thread Alan Drogin
NYSBIRDS-L Digest for Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 1. Marine Nature Study Area, Oceanside. -- Subject: Marine Nature Study Area, Oceanside. From: Sy Schiff Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:46:49 -0400 X-Message-Number: 1 First of

[nysbirds-l] Hudson Yards Winter

2020-02-15 Thread Alan Drogin
winter crew, scaring the living daylights out of the ubiquitous pigeons and starlings. We both wait for spring arrivals. Happy Winter Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Woodcock Hudson Yards

2019-11-13 Thread Alan Drogin
by the construction wall on the west side. It would scuttle up over the hill and out of sight as I would walk from one side to the other. That’s species number 47! Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Hudson Yards Habitat Loss

2019-08-28 Thread Alan Drogin
shoulder shrug - bringing the count to 31 species. Alan Drogin -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Hudson Yards

2019-06-22 Thread Alan Drogin
, and a raccoon scramble under the broken concrete slabs at dusk. So far – 29 bird species (6 warblers). Happy City Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Hudson Yards Mourning Warbler

2019-06-03 Thread Alan Drogin
, gave a few chips, flew to the top of the fence and then flew across the street to Bella Abzug park. Happy City Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Farewell Bryant Park

2019-04-05 Thread Alan Drogin
. I expect I will experience the gradual changes of seagull varieties and look for what springs out of the weeds of nearby still vacant lots and hope for a different balance with nature. Happy City Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

Re: [ebirdsnyc] Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Bald Eagles

2019-01-30 Thread Alan Drogin
the ice packs into a narrows. We were incredibly close to two eagles perched at either end of a floe, glancing around trying to look majestically serious but coming off as two tuxedoed gentlemen on a merry-go-round. Stay warm, Alan Drogin > On Jan 30, 2019, at 9:03 AM, Anne Swaim ann

[nysbirds-l] Common Redpoll - Randall's Island

2019-01-20 Thread Alan Drogin
a possible bunting - just then a group of 4 birders from Fort Green joined in and refound and identified a Common Redpoll. I believe this may be a first of the island. Keep Warm, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park CBC

2018-12-16 Thread Alan Drogin
rain. A Common Yellowthroat, scrawny with outstretched trembling wings was having a terrible day. Cold, wet, up til dawn, not interested in holiday shopping, I finally called it a day at 3pm. Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Fort Tilden after the storm

2018-10-28 Thread Alan Drogin
Didn’t luck out with last week’s raptor parade (only a lone Peregrine, Merlin and Coopers) - just off shore where huge flocks of Black Scoter heading east and plenty of dive bombing Northern Gannets making use of the breaking afternoon sunlight. The dunes and grasses were teaming with

[nysbirds-l] Alley Pond Env. Center - Western Kingbird

2018-09-15 Thread Alan Drogin
on Randall’s Island next month (Miriam Rakowski, who was with us, is coordinator). Happy City Birding Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park - Returning

2018-08-24 Thread Alan Drogin
Planes. A Grey Catbird with chunks of feather missing was hiding by the birdbath. The beehives in the northwest corner, named Nectar and Ambrosia, are humming and a Northern Waterthrush was chicken-walking underneath. Happy City Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Roosevelt Island

2018-04-22 Thread Alan Drogin
- Yellow-rump Warbler, Field Sparrow, Brown Creeper, and plenty of Hermit Thrushes. A few Brants, a Palm Warbler (yellow) and a few Ruby-crowned Kinglets were by the southern end. Happy Spring Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park - American Woodcock

2018-04-09 Thread Alan Drogin
in the southeast corner). Meanwhile, the White-throated Sparrow population is declining to just a half dozen. No warblers yet. Happy Spring Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

Re:[nysbirds-l] woodcock @ Bryant Park

2018-03-12 Thread Alan Drogin
Saw a Woodcock on the way home tonight in the usual spot - sleeping by the beehives in the northwest corner. Fairly out in the open. Because of the bright lighting - probably will be visible into the night. Alan > On Mar 11, 2018, at 12:07 AM, & [NYSBIRDS] digest >

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park this week

2017-12-14 Thread Alan Drogin
. Meanwhile the sparrows are more stealthy, darting for crumbs and being chased off by another half-dozen that want to steal it from them. A weird show of the holiday give-and-take spirit. Happy Holiday Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Central Park Nightjar

2017-09-02 Thread Alan Drogin
streaked breast, it was very badly back lit, but I thought I could see a white patch on the wing shoulder. Probably a Common Nighthawk (which others have spotted recently on LI). I got a couple of birders with cameras to take pictures which may be more definitive. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin

[nysbirds-l] Orient Point Ducks

2017-08-14 Thread Alan Drogin
the Gull Islands dance among the battling currents of the LI Sound and Gardiners Bay, two immature Common Eider hopped up on some rocks near the lighthouse. Not as rare as Scoters or King Eider for this time of year, but pushing the southern boundaries of their summer habitat. Happy Birding, Alan

[nysbirds-l] Blackburnian and Canada Warblers CP

2017-05-20 Thread Alan Drogin
to the reservoir. Sparrows were crawling its bark and up in the low leaves where plenty of warblers and vireos including two additions, a male Blackburnian and Canada Warbler. Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park - more woodcocks!

2017-04-03 Thread Alan Drogin
Two more American Woodcocks at Bryant Park. One located again just west of the Petanque court and the other in the flowerbed around the lawn, just west of the north central entrance. The empty lawn was hopping with Song Sparrows and Juncos and the first Hermit Thrush. Alan -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park Woodcocks

2017-03-15 Thread Alan Drogin
osed, breathing, although it had some reddish debris at its bill tip. I feel some guilt about writing “harbingers of Spring”, they appear to bearing the brunt of some joke played by Old Man Winter on us all. Happy (real soon) birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

Re:[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park - Lincoln Sparrow

2017-01-28 Thread Alan Drogin
017, at 12:30 AM, Alan Drogin <dro...@earthlink.net> wrote: > > More food stands remain open post-holiday season in Bryant Park than have in > past winters. So on this unusually balmy day I was curious to see what birds > have hung around after the first major snows and all th

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park - Lincoln Sparrow

2017-01-25 Thread Alan Drogin
definitely declined - I couldn’t find any more Swamp Sparrows, but there was still one lively looking Catbird in the southwest corner and a not-very-shy Lincoln Sparrow jerkily running along the southern fence. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] re; Bryant Park

2016-12-04 Thread Alan Drogin
Lincoln's Sparrow is a darned-good December find in NY. - Date: 12/2/16 11:26 pm From: Alan Drogin Subject: [nysbirds-l] Bryant Park This week I checked the birding action of Bryant Park for signs of scavenging among the food vendors in Bryant Park this winter. Unfortunately, the i

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park

2016-12-02 Thread Alan Drogin
in the southwest corner, could be the same I’d seen in that area for a few weeks about a month ago. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Governors Island

2016-09-05 Thread Alan Drogin
Checked out Governors Island to see if anything unusual was pushed into the bay from the tropical storm. Nothing special, just watched a couple of Common Terms dancing around the wide open bay now visible in a sweeping view from the newly opened south end of the island. The new man-made

[nysbirds-l] Orchard Oriole in NYBG

2016-07-31 Thread Alan Drogin
nesting of an Orchard in the park. Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park Woodcock

2016-03-11 Thread Alan Drogin
Have limited access so apologize if someone else already posted. Just saw a FOY woodcock hiding in the southeast corner of Bryant Park- in the shadow of the stone garden shed. Also others noted Swamp Sparrow had not left a couple of weeks ago as I had reported. I found it this afternoon in

Re: [nysbirds-l] CP Reservoir Goose - Lesser?

2016-02-15 Thread Alan Drogin
2 PM, Hugh McGuinness <hdmcguinn...@gmail.com > <mailto:hdmcguinn...@gmail.com>> wrote: > Are there two different birds in Central Park? Peter Post posted pictures > earlier today that show a Lesser Canada Goose from Central Park. > > Hugh > > On Sun, Feb 14, 2016 at 4:08

[nysbirds-l] CP Reservoir Cackling Goose - Yes

2016-02-14 Thread Alan Drogin
Cackling Goose was in Central Park Reservoir this afternoon hanging out with most of the waterfowl at the north end catching some rays. Happy Birding Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Raven in CP

2016-01-16 Thread Alan Drogin
Went to see if Orange-crowned was still around (no), but saw a raven circling the south-east corner of the Metropolitan Museum around 3:05 then it headed north up 5th Avenue. Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Injured Woodcock at Grace Plaza

2015-11-24 Thread Alan Drogin
is toughing it out. This morning two kind young fellows recovered an injured American Woodcock, placing in a large blanketed milk crate (I believe they secured from a subway panhandler) and are delivering to the Wild Bird Fund hospital. Godspeed. Alan Drogin Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park

2015-08-28 Thread Alan Drogin
and Redstarts (nice to see them from above flitting around the ground), plus one Northern Waterthrush on Wednesday. In front of the library on 5th Avenue today was an Eastern Wood Peewee. Happy city birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Mourning Warbler CP

2015-08-22 Thread Alan Drogin
Lawn. Happy city birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Hanover Square, Wallstreet

2015-08-02 Thread Alan Drogin
Not a rarity, but adding to reports of their early movement through NYC. A chinking Northern Waterthrush was holding court Saturday at the tiny Queen Elizabeth II September 11th Memorial Garden in Hanover Square bordered by Pearl, Stone, Hanover and William Streets. Happy city birding, Alan

[nysbirds-l] Lincoln- Bryant Park

2015-06-03 Thread Alan Drogin
Common White-throated Sparrow was in the begonia patch behind the southeast patio. Happy city birding, Alan Drogin Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] BB Cuckoo CP

2015-05-16 Thread Alan Drogin
Just spotted black-billed Cuckoo in flowering tree over 81st car transverse off of CPW near maintenance vehicle parking lot. Alan Drogin Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Blackburnian Bryant Park

2015-05-14 Thread Alan Drogin
Just spotted a Blackburnian in SE up in trees. Gabriel Willows walk confirmed- 119th species for the park. Alan Drogin Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Woodcock Bryant Park

2015-04-12 Thread Alan Drogin
Feeding out in the open now 5pm in flower bed southeast corner of lawn Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Van Cortlandt Park

2015-03-22 Thread Alan Drogin
Only thing of note since I’ve only seen reports upstate - a pair of Savannah Sparrows on the parade grounds this afternoon. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] The 2015 Annual Bryant Park Winter Attrition Report

2015-03-08 Thread Alan Drogin
away. I’m already seeing struggling skunk cabbage shoots out on Long Island. Then it will be arrival time. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black Vultures in Manhattan

2015-02-15 Thread Alan Drogin
the fierce northwest tailwind inland. Stay warm, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com

[nysbirds-l] Randall Island

2015-01-19 Thread Alan Drogin
One Yellow-rumped warbler to be expected but not usual for this time of year - 4 Field Sparrows among a flock of typical winter sparrows (Juncos, House, White-throats, Song) back of left field48. Alan Drogin Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Red Crossbills at Paul Smith

2015-01-03 Thread Alan Drogin
Just before the storm got to catch the flock of about a dozen Red Crossbills feasting on an abundant crop of White Pine cones just outside the Paul Smith VIC. Thanks to Director Brian McAllister. Happy New Year, Alan Drogin Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park woodcock

2014-11-20 Thread Alan Drogin
Still here on southern side of rink east of Skating entry. Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Randalls Island Vespers (YES)

2014-10-26 Thread Alan Drogin
10 species of sparrows in Randalls Island today - highlight was 4-5 Vesper Sparrows - appearing in two places - the Salt Marsh and Field 42 at the north end. Also an abundance of Kinglets - both Ruby and Golden milling about the lawns. Alan -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Pectoral Sandpiper Inwood

2014-09-29 Thread Alan Drogin
Pectoral still here at end of Muscota marsh with semi-palms 11am Sunday Alan Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park

2014-09-23 Thread Alan Drogin
Numbers have finally picked up from the usual suspects if you're looking for an excuse to take lunch outside. 7 warblers - hilite was Pine. Gardeners have been trying to cature an injured BT Green by 6th avenue. A Lincoln sparrow has been seen last two days (currently NW corner of lawn). Also

[nysbirds-l] Common nighthawks prospect park

2014-09-06 Thread Alan Drogin
They're still here - had two fly overs just past sunset in long meadow Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2014-08-25 Thread Alan Drogin
the begonia patch by the ice-cream shack and I spotted my first Common White-throated Sparrow of the season at their favorite location - the birdbath. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] YB Cuckoo CP

2014-08-17 Thread Alan Drogin
In tallest tree behind Wagner plaque rock at Lower Lobe Central Park Alan Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES:

[nysbirds-l] Randalls Island

2014-08-03 Thread Alan Drogin
-breeding, Western type. Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] E-C Dove Chelsea YES

2014-07-18 Thread Alan Drogin
After 3 attempts finally got a very cooperative Eurasian Collared Dove 6:30pm today at the Chelsea Piers Bus Depot. Even got some iPhone pics. Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Watch Hill Fire Island Part II

2014-07-13 Thread Alan Drogin
Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http

[nysbirds-l] Watch Hill Fire Island

2014-06-15 Thread Alan Drogin
. In the mammal kingdom, there were frequent sightings of a pair of Red Foxes roaming the western edge of Davis Park. Coincidentally, a large bloom of Foxglove this season. Happy Father’s Day, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] YB Cuckoo Riverside

2014-05-25 Thread Alan Drogin
Forever wild path up in tree by two 4 foot tree stumps. Wife Cecilia spotted. Drip is hopping - Blackpolls, Canada W, Swainsons Thrush, BWS Alan Drogin Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Mourning at sparrow rock

2014-05-21 Thread Alan Drogin
Just scooted over rock and hid in grass on south side Alan Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Lincoln

2014-05-14 Thread Alan Drogin
9am today at flower bed in NE corner of lawn Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Marsh Wren - Lower Lobe CP

2014-05-12 Thread Alan Drogin
I may have missed an earlier report - but a Marsh Wren was singing in the Lower Lobe Monday evening before sundown. Alan -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Black-throated Green CP Ramble Upper Lobe

2014-04-27 Thread Alan Drogin
One was reported in the north woods yesterday - I found my FOY male in the upper lobe in the Rambles today at 6pm. Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Croton Notables

2014-04-20 Thread Alan Drogin
Rockefeller Park and Croton Saturday. Besides the small flock of Bonapartes at the train station were a pair of Horned Grebes. At the Croton landfill mound along with pair of Bald Eagles and female Kestrel was a FOY singing Eastern Meadowlark. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Lake Placid

2014-02-21 Thread Alan Drogin
at the corner of Rte 73 but there was too much traffic to hear or stop for them. My last bird was a Northern Shrike on Riverside Drive along the Ausable River just off of Rte 73 across from the ski jumps. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] VCP white crown

2014-01-20 Thread Alan Drogin
Mature white crowned sparrow in marsh behind mansion at Van Cortlandt Park. Also Muscota salt marsh at Inwood is now open to the public - a nice compliment to Swindlers Cove. Alan Drogin Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2014-01-16 Thread Alan Drogin
were gone. Now all that is left are House, Common White-throated, and a few Song Sparrows. What I keep checking for, and continue to find with great cheer, is a lone female Eastern Towhee by the folded chairs south of the library entrance. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2013-11-06 Thread Alan Drogin
the southern edge of the rink. One Ovenbird walked by the Petanque court. Common Yellow-throat Warblers were still around, boldly giving arepa crumbs a try. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] CP- Chat at Falconers

2013-10-06 Thread Alan Drogin
birds to forage in peace and safely run for cover. There I caught my FOY Yellow-rump and today lucked out on a Yellow-breasted Chat. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Connecticut at Bryant Park

2013-09-13 Thread Alan Drogin
, added a Northern Waterthrush near the ice cream stand and a Yellow, a Black-throated Green, and a Magnolia in the trees. Happy Midtown Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2013-08-29 Thread Alan Drogin
Things got quiet again for a couple of weeks but with the cooler drier weather arriving today, there was a very active Canada Warbler high up in the London Planes in the southeast corner of Bryant Park during lunchtime. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding; Returning

2013-08-15 Thread Alan Drogin
leafy and dark to identify much except for the flash of racing stripes of the Black White Warbler. With the midweek shift to colder dryer weather, things have quieted a little except for a few more Black Whites and today a couple of Redstarts. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Governors Island

2013-07-23 Thread Alan Drogin
Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http

[nysbirds-l] Jamaica Bay

2013-06-02 Thread Alan Drogin
jump up into the air for a few seconds. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Inwood - NO

2013-04-28 Thread Alan Drogin
No sign of the Yellow-throated warbler at Inwood this Sunday but in twisted linguistic irony I did get a Common Yellow-throat Warbler and Yellow-throated Vireo (FOY). Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Bryant Park - Lawn Closed

2013-04-09 Thread Alan Drogin
at the edge of the garden shed in the southeast corner. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- 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] Woodcock in Bryant Park

2013-03-20 Thread Alan Drogin
After a week on vigilant woodcock watch finally spotted 3 pm among daffodil shoots surrounding birdbath behind restrooms at 42nd Street. Happy birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Lake Champlain

2013-02-24 Thread Alan Drogin
gulls - Ring-billed, Herring, and Greater Black-backed in order of predominance. Nicest find was two lone Snow Geese near the water treatment plant at Westport. Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Alley Pond - Virginia Warbler (NO)

2012-12-09 Thread Alan Drogin
My first trip to Alley Pond via public transportation on a miserable wet day. Lot's of birds, but all the usual suspects - no Virginia's Warbler, Painted Bunting, Rusty Blackbirds or Crossbills. Happy Holidays, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-11-30 Thread Alan Drogin
minor surprise today - a female Brown-headed Cowbird at the northwest corner of the rink - a first for me in Bryant Park. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gulls at Randalls Island

2012-11-26 Thread Alan Drogin
-billed Gulls and one Bonaparte Gull. One of them looked to be a 1st year, slightly smaller than the adult with an orange bill and feet instead of red. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Vesper and Pipits at Randalls

2012-11-03 Thread Alan Drogin
Thrush, Starling, Am. Pipit, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Northern Cardinal, Sparrows: Common White-throat, House, Savannah, Song, Vesper. Dark-eyed Junco. Brown-headed Cowbird Hope everyone is or will be warm, powered, and connected asap, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-10-18 Thread Alan Drogin
-bellied Sapsuckers are adding fresh rings of holes around the London Planes with the circular scars from years past. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gull at Randalls Island

2012-09-22 Thread Alan Drogin
, bright red legs, ear-spot, and a red bill with black tip (definitely not a Bonapartes Gull). Did not get to see fly. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Midtown birding

2012-09-12 Thread Alan Drogin
ground. Around the corner, five large domestic parrots are calmly perched on sitters. A large white macaw is nuzzling his head in a women's lap as a young girl strokes his feathers. The child asks, why doesn't he fly away? the women replies, because he is happy. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-08-13 Thread Alan Drogin
of first-year European Starlings, however, hustle around the grounds as if chasing an invisible soccer ball. No peeps, not even a Killdeer. I biked south back to the bridge, passing Robins before leaving. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-07-12 Thread Alan Drogin
soon and he replied nesting failures. Sadly, last week the little warbler fell silent and left. It's all attraction and chance encounters. Happy (and Sad) Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-06-12 Thread Alan Drogin
unlike a Connecticut (and making it very difficult to check out the undertail covert). Matthew caught the Wilsons again and I was surprised to still spot a Northern Waterthrush. Could this little park keep us birding year-round? Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-06-10 Thread Alan Drogin
So I haven't been able to catch the Wilsons or Mourning at Bryant Park, but I did see Friday around 4:30pm a female Black White (same seen Wednesday?) hanging out on the ground in the bushes on the north side of the lawn with a White-throated Sparrow. Despite being on the ground it didn't

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding 5/9

2012-05-09 Thread Alan Drogin
were chasing each other in the NW corner. Heard reports of Blackpoll and Worm-eating, but no luck. Maybe a fallout tonight with the rain and shifting winds. Looking forward to Gabriel's bird walk tomorrow. May try outdoor yoga afterwards, too. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Grasshopper in CP 5-5

2012-05-06 Thread Alan Drogin
this is encouraging news to continue looking for it today with improving weather. From the Midtown Birder, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-05-02 Thread Alan Drogin
, and the first pair of Wood Thrushes. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-05-01 Thread Alan Drogin
was strutting among the bags of compost along 40th street. Since the compost section was roped off from humans, the Ovenbird was part of a fashionable runway of Whitethroats chasing handsome Swampys, a weaving Hermit Thrush and the bouncer Catbird. Happy Birding Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birder

2012-04-23 Thread Alan Drogin
wandering, the sky lightened a little, and at 6pm I found it in the London Planes just north of the restaurant - a favored spot for warbler-spotting in the park. Not high in the canopy, but just over our heads, making its own little ray of sunshine. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-04-04 Thread Alan Drogin
Thrush at the garden shed on 40th street. Happy Birding, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[nysbirds-l] Midtown Birding

2012-03-31 Thread Alan Drogin
, then blooms. Happy Birding from Bryant Park, Alan Drogin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l

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