[nysbirds-l] Brown Booby & White Pelican Continuing Ashokan Reservoir

2020-09-05 Thread Anne Swaim
pin below at 7:21 am. https://goo.gl/maps/oTHaKfJoAzS54q3u7 Anne Swaim, Saw Mill River Audubon sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] Info request: Jamaica Bay Refuge Bathrooms?

2020-08-18 Thread Anne Swaim
of the Refuge in early am.) — Anne Swaim, Executive Director Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Update Iceland Gull, Croton/OssinIng Hudson River shorelines

2019-11-09 Thread Anne Swaim
relocated it back at Croton RR station in waters b/n salt shed and Rt 9/9a bridge. (Some of us had nice looks there.) Around 4:50pm, the bird flew back S again toward OssinIng. Thanks to all for reports! Hope others re-find to view tomorrow. Pics being posted by a few ppl on eBird. Anne

[nysbirds-l] Event Reminder: BBA Workshop this Sun Nov 10

2019-11-04 Thread Anne Swaim
Reminder for Lower Hudson Birders of NYS Breeding Bird Atlas Training Workshop THIS Sunday, November 10, 9:00am at Hubbard Lodge Fahnestock State Park presented by NYS BBAIII Coordinator Julie Hart. More details below. RSVP to off...@sawmillriveraudubon.org Calling all birders in the Lower

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park sightings, Westchester County

2019-10-28 Thread Anne Swaim
during the restoration project. All bird views above were from the main paths. A reminder, please, for visiting birders/photographers not to walk on any of the side gravel berms or across the landfill itself, as is posted on park signs. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudub

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.

2019-09-20 Thread Anne Swaim
/vanishing-1-in-4-birds-gone/ Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 9:29 PM Anne Swaim wrote: > Further on this topic: someone just passed along a PDF of full text of the > study. > Reply off list, if a copy would be of interest. >

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.

2019-09-19 Thread Anne Swaim
Further on this topic: someone just passed along a PDF of full text of the study. Reply off list, if a copy would be of interest. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park this morning

2019-08-30 Thread Anne Swaim
ment staff person will manage the project on behalf of the District and Westchester County* Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 11:18 AM Robert Lewis wrote: > Very few birds around this lovely morning. There was a cooperative adult >

[nysbirds-l] Western Kingbird continuing Croton Point.

2019-08-18 Thread Anne Swaim
Perched up 7:34am on ballfield side of landfill near top of slope right right near side drainage ditch. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] There is a western kingbird north east side landfill croton point park

2019-08-17 Thread Anne Swaim
Upland Sandpiper not re-found. As yet. (Past occurrences at Croton Point grassland on landfill have tended to be brief, one night layovers.) > On Aug 17, 2019, at 12:06 PM, Karen Fung wrote: > > Thanks for the update, Robert. Noticed an eBird report of Upland Sandpiper > on the landfill this

[nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler contn’ing: Oscawana Island, Westchester

2019-05-14 Thread Anne Swaim
been in those upper young oak woods by chimney ruins. Protho relocated by Karalyn Lamb just now. Seen yesterday by Ryan MacLean and Anne Swaim. My eBird list yesterday: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S56237492 Charlie Roberto first tipped us off to the small warbler concentration at Oscawana

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Sightings & Landfill Grassland Project Begun

2019-04-23 Thread Anne Swaim
their visits to Croton Point Park. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- 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] Ulster County Ross’s Goose

2019-02-11 Thread Anne Swaim
, Karen.) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- 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

Re: [nysbirds-l] Croton Point Ross's Goose (Westchester County)

2019-02-10 Thread Anne Swaim
7:22am Ross’s Goose just flew S down Hudson towards Ossining waterfront. > On Feb 10, 2019, at 6:35 AM, Anne Swaim wrote: > > Ross’s Goose described below still present at same location first light. > > Thanks Tom and Gail! > > Also noting that many geese from night fl

Re: [nysbirds-l] Croton Point Ross's Goose (Westchester County)

2019-02-10 Thread Anne Swaim
same and is visible in those locations if not still at boat ramp for others to see later this am. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon > On Feb 9, 2019, at 6:29 PM, Gail Benson wrote: > > An adult Ross's Goose we found late this afternoon at the boat launch at the > Croton Rail

Re: [nysbirds-l] Bald Eagles

2019-01-30 Thread Anne Swaim
-sites-2019-compressed-1.pdf Anne Swaim, Executive Director Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 7:57 AM Larry Trachtenberg wrote: > Eagles are back in the Hudson Valley. This morning there were 5 at > Ossining train station, 2 between Ossining a

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park Today: Sparrows and More

2018-10-22 Thread Anne Swaim
. [High count of each observed of over past week has been 10 Pectoral Sandpipers and 3 Semipalms.] Greater Yellowlegs in puddle in fenced parking lot behind ballfield parking at end of the walk. Other sightings on walk eBird list here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S49371523 Anne Swaim Saw Mill

[nysbirds-l] Muscoot Farm, Westchester: Red-Hooded Woodpecker & Hooded Warblers

2018-06-04 Thread Anne Swaim
-2018-HOWA-RHWO.jpg <http://www.sawmillriveraudubon.org/docs/Muscoot-Farm-June4-2018-HOWA-RHWO.jpg> (Above excerpted from more complete Muscoot Farm trail map here: https://www.mobilemaplets.com/showplace/14652) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L Lis

[nysbirds-l] Kentucky Warbler singing: Rockefeller State Park Preserve

2018-05-14 Thread Anne Swaim
map here: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/attachments/RockefellerTrailMap.pdf ) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park, Westchester, Spring Advancing

2018-03-26 Thread Anne Swaim
Meadowlarks atop the landfill grasslands. We also saw a perched Merlin and a pair of adult Bald Eagles flying together over Croton Bay. Four other subadult Bald Eagles also seen: 2 subadult-I and 2 subadult-II. eBird list here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S43975719 Anne Swaim Saw Mill River

[nysbirds-l] Black Vulture movement & other sightings, Rockefeller SPP, Westchester County

2018-02-12 Thread Anne Swaim
Northern Cardinals and Song Sparrows both now singing, * and -- always enjoyable -- great looks at three adult Bald Eagles. eBird list here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/email?subID=S42702484 Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Waterfowl concentration on Croton Reservoir, Westchester

2018-01-03 Thread Anne Swaim
the reservoir shoreline since some people drive rather fast on this road. Google map link: https://goo.gl/maps/DLe587wezjp ) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] THREE rough-legged hawks Croton Point

2018-01-01 Thread Anne Swaim
Currently three RLHAs (see subject line) hunting over Croton Point Park landfill. Plus two No. Harriers. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Rough-legged Hawk, etc

2017-12-28 Thread Anne Swaim
the Hudson. Hopefully more to come. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] American White Pelican on Playland Lake (Rye, NY)

2017-12-22 Thread Anne Swaim
American White Pelican noted below continuing at first light today. > On Dec 21, 2017, at 4:52 PM, Gail Benson wrote: > > Burt & Carena Pooth -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] First of season: Canvasbacks, Bufflehead in Croton Bay

2017-10-23 Thread Anne Swaim
Retreat Center shoreline. Also seen was a lone, immature Brant off Croton Point bathing beach within a flock of Canada Geese and then two more adult Brant were seen in Croton Bay with above waterfowl. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Rockefeller State Park Preserve (Westchester County)

2017-09-10 Thread Anne Swaim
Next SMRA bird walks at RSPP 2nd Monday, 9/11 next, 7:30am from main parking 3rd Monday, 9/18 next, 7:30am from Sleepy Holllow Rd trails entrance Walk times switch to 8:30am Oct-Apr Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding

Re: [nysbirds-l] Baird's Sandpiper, Westchester County

2017-09-02 Thread Anne Swaim
Group of Birders at Nannahagen now for about hour total. Just Least and two Solitary Sandpiper. > On Sep 2, 2017, at 2:56 PM, Joseph Wallace wrote: > > Addendum: Nannahagen Park is located on Lake Street, off Broadway (Route 141) > between Pleasantville and Thornwood. If

[nysbirds-l] Confirmed Red-headed Woodpecker breeding, Muscoot Farm, Westchester

2017-07-03 Thread Anne Swaim
confirmed breeding? Or perhaps this is (one of) the first confirmed county breeding record(s) for some time? The birds seemed to be most present along the strip of woods between the main parking lot and Route 100. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Dusk Walk at Croton Point Park

2017-06-21 Thread Anne Swaim
n ~7:00am and ~4:00pm due to an ongoing Metro North construction project.) -- Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.Nort

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Black Skimmer continuing

2017-05-31 Thread Anne Swaim
For those interested in this unusually-located Black Skimmer: present again this morning on rock bar within Croton River inlet alongside Croton Harmon RR Station parking. Joined by two semi-palmated plovers this morning. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[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

Re: [nysbirds-l] Shawangunk Grasslands, Ulster County NY, May 23, 2017

2017-05-24 Thread Anne Swaim
ttp://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html> > Surfbirds <http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/NYSBirds-L> > ABA <http://birding.aba.org/maillist/NY01> > *Please submit your observations to **eBird* > <http://ebird.org/content/ebird/>*!

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park, Westchester: Purple Martin, Grasshopper Sparrow, Meadowlark, Bobolinks

2017-05-22 Thread Anne Swaim
line in this area as well. Anne Swaim, Saw Mill River Audubon ​schedule of free bird walks here:​ www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] Doodletown IBA, Rockland County, early am Sat 5/20

2017-05-20 Thread Anne Swaim
of 1777E trail: deeply rutted with churned up mud and many tracks including ATV tracks -- perhaps from foot race previous weekend? Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Pruyn Sanctuary (Westchester) slight uptick in migrants/arrivals

2017-05-16 Thread Anne Swaim
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36900926 <http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36900926>* Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULE

[nysbirds-l] Red headed woodpecker again at Muscoot Farm Westchester

2017-05-01 Thread Anne Swaim
For at least the 4th year, a red-head woodpecker is at Muscoot Farm. Westchester Cty. Actually two adults this am, in view, by ed bldg in fields Anne Swaim Saw Mill river Audubon. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park arrivals, Westchester County

2017-04-28 Thread Anne Swaim
36332108 -- Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- 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://

[nysbirds-l] Bonaparte' Gulls Croton RR Station Westchester.

2017-04-18 Thread Anne Swaim
Six Bonaparte's Gulls currently on Croton Bay inlet next to Croton RR station, Westchester County. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Caspian Tern: Croton RR Stn

2017-04-17 Thread Anne Swaim
On the falling tide at Croton Bay at the Croton-Harmon RR Station, Westchester County: one Caspian Tern sitting with usual Ring-billed and Herring Gull flock on rock spit off parking lot directly across from cell tower. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Northern Shrike. Rockefeller Park Preserve. Westchester.

2017-04-04 Thread Anne Swaim
://maps.google.com/?q=41.103265,-73.845835=en-US=us Anne Swaim -- 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] No. Shrike Rockefeller Park Preserve, Westchester.

2017-04-04 Thread Anne Swaim
eBird list to follow when better signal. (Also Louisiana Waterthrush and Pine Warbler present and singing around Pocantico River footbridge N of above location) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Upcoming Birding Program: Thu Mar 16 Chappaqua/Westchester County

2017-03-09 Thread Anne Swaim
.org Chappaqua Library Theater doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments. Book sales & signing follow program. More details & Google map link here: http://www.sawmillriveraudubon.org/events.html#upcoming -- Anne Swaim, Executive Director Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org O:

[nysbirds-l] Northern Shrike continuing in Lewisboro, Westchester Co.

2017-01-01 Thread Anne Swaim
Seen just now by Saw Mill River Audubon group at same location as previously, Onatru Farm Park. Atop tree at far end first field on L beyond back parking. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gull Five Islands Park Westchester Co

2016-12-20 Thread Anne Swaim
Black Headed Gull currently being observed at Five Islands Park, New Rochelle, NY. Seen on water on Long Island Sound side of park bldg. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Purple Sandpipers at Rye & Edith Read Sightings

2016-12-11 Thread Anne Swaim
) & Great Cormorant (off Rye Beach.) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave

[nysbirds-l] Sandhills Cranes, Now, Playland Park, Rye

2016-11-23 Thread Anne Swaim
Kevin McGrath just photographed 13 Sandhill Cranes flying over Playland Park in Rye, southeastern Westchester County. They may have been coasting in to land by Playland Lake/Edith Read Sanctuary. -- Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Purple Finch #s Westchester Co.

2016-10-28 Thread Anne Swaim
over Hook Mountain, Rockland County this past Wednesday morning. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Croton Bay Arrivals & other Croton Point sightings

2016-10-25 Thread Anne Swaim
feeding on ballfield by entrance. Uptick today in other bird activity on Croton Point as well (eBird list below) but no re-sighting of yesterday's Nelson's Sparrow. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32226120 -- Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Nelsons Sparrow Croton Point

2016-10-24 Thread Anne Swaim
Currently on grass along shrub edge S of Kitchawan Lodge behind RV camping. Being observed by Saw Mill River Audubon group. First spotted Kevin McGrath. Pics to be posted to eBird list. Three scopes on it -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park Grassland Kestrels & Other Birds

2016-09-30 Thread Anne Swaim
day. Increasing numbers of Savannah Sparrows are on the landfill, 11 seen today. American Pipit flock seen last weekend and Monday with high count of 16 on Monday was not observed today. -- Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: h

[nysbirds-l] Caspian Terns(2) @ Croton River Boat Ramp

2016-07-25 Thread Anne Swaim
Two Caspian Terns present around low tide this morning (9:30-10:30am) on sandbar between Croton River boat ramp and Rts 9/9A bridge with nice views from boat ramp. (Boat ramp is inside and at very southern end of main parking lot for Croton RR Station.) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Landfill Grasshopper Sparrows

2016-06-11 Thread Anne Swaim
New York to Saw Mill River Audubon, with installation via in-kind support from Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation, & Conservation.) Anne Swaim, Executive Director Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbird

[nysbirds-l] Saw Mill River Audubon Westchester Birdathon/Global Big Day birding May 13-14, 2016

2016-05-15 Thread Anne Swaim
-119/activity under birder names below. *Sightings by*: Elijah Goodwin (Rockefeller SPP); Larry Trachtenberg, Christine McCluskey, & others (Teatown); Anne Swaim, Debbie Van Zyl, John & Mary Cava & others (Marshlands Conservancy N to Ward Pound Ridge Reservation) Elijah Goodwin, the o

[nysbirds-l] Two Red-headed Woodpeckers, Muscoot Farm, Westchester

2016-04-27 Thread Anne Swaim
road out to fields. Heads up that farm gates close 4pm. Open 10am. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Rockefeller State Park Preserve this morning

2016-04-11 Thread Anne Swaim
tion to the one N at Croton RR station.) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVE

Re: [nysbirds-l] stores that display a variety of spotting scopes

2016-03-14 Thread Anne Swaim
a generous gift enabling us to purchase 12 of these binoculars and EagleOptics matched with 12 additional binoculars. Anne Swaim, Executive Director Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org <914-548-3235> <http://www.northeastbirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME> -- NYSbirds-L Lis

[nysbirds-l] March 5, 2016 Westchester Warbler Events

2016-01-15 Thread Anne Swaim
und Shore, Central Westchester, Hudson River, Saw Mill River). Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConf

[nysbirds-l] YB Chat at Edith Read Sanctuary, Rye

2016-01-07 Thread Anne Swaim
Currently in view along trail NW corner of refuge about 50 yds from boardwalk end. Quick pic https://flic.kr/p/CKJkUb -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Lark Sparrow continues

2015-12-28 Thread Anne Swaim
Seen this morning ~11am associating with flock of juncos on lawn area between large parking lot and landfill hill at Croton Point Park. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Gyrfalcon at Shawangunk Grasslands

2015-12-25 Thread Anne Swaim
Currently viewing. Quick pic link here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B7TChbSFVD-_VzhCWEtuc1pXQ2s -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow continues at Croton Point Park

2015-12-18 Thread Anne Swaim
Seen ~10:30am this morning. Feeding on dandelion seed heads under willow tree on left side of nature center driveway. Video clip: https://vimeo.com/149429970 Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow continues at Croton Point this am (Thu 12/16)

2015-12-16 Thread Anne Swaim
Made the count period. Seen/photographed by Jeff Seneca this am. (Same location in lawn/shrubline area on hillside up to nature center at Croton Point Park, Westchester.) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Via Facebook: Croton Point Lark Sparrow YES

2015-12-15 Thread Anne Swaim
Was just now messaging her teaching her steps to sign up and post her sighting on nysbirds. She just didn't know how. ButI see partial info just posted for her. Will update her. > On Dec 15, 2015, at 7:33 PM, Larry Trachtenberg > wrote: > > Is there a reason

Re: [nysbirds-l] Via Facebook: Croton Point Lark Sparrow YES

2015-12-15 Thread Anne Swaim
and Maria Constantelos Loukeris was between 2:30-3:00pm. Here's hoping it sticks around to be counted in Peekskill Christmas Bird Count this Sat or, at least, in count period. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org > On Dec 15, 2015, at 7:35 PM, Anne Swaim <

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow Seen at Croton Point Park, Westchester County

2015-12-13 Thread Anne Swaim
bird was favoring this spot as well as flying between the lawn there on either side of the road. a good hour later it was still there." Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWE

[nysbirds-l] Good Sparrows & More at Croton Point this morning/aft

2015-10-26 Thread Anne Swaim
them. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- 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] Croton Point Park: Sparrows & Raptors & Unexpected Am Bittern

2015-10-06 Thread Anne Swaim
e RR tracks. Great aerial look. Landed in phrags close to NW end of RR bridge. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] Migrants at Rockefeller State Park Preserve this Am

2015-09-14 Thread Anne Swaim
list here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/email?subID=S25029995 Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point, Westchester County

2015-08-07 Thread Anne Swaim
Ospreys also roaming about along Croton Point Park shoreline and around the Croton boat ramp. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow Robert Moses SP., Suffolk Co.

2015-07-21 Thread Anne Swaim
Lark Sparrow relocated just now in picnic area by volleyball courts adjacent to East most exit of Parking #2 Rbt Moses State Park. (A walk down rd marked auth vehicles only.) Thanks for orig report! Anne Swaim On Jul 21, 2015, at 11:10 AM, pjlind...@optonline.net pjlind...@optonline.net

[nysbirds-l] YB Chat, Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining

2015-06-25 Thread Anne Swaim
Hilary Seiner saw a male yellow-breasted chat during a Teatown breeding bird survey this morning. It was on the powerlines just up the hill from Spring Valley Rd. Anne Swaim -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Grasshopper Sparrows Return ( other birds)

2015-05-25 Thread Anne Swaim
Orchard Oriole in woods on E side of landfil * Cliff Swallows coming/going from upstream side of Rt 9/9A bridge over Croton River likely nest building as in prev years. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black-throated Gray Warbler, Gate of Heaven Cemetary, Hawthorne-Westchester

2015-04-24 Thread Anne Swaim
back today and couldn't re-find the bird. Pictures upload here: https://flic.kr/p/s1tnHq Anne Swaim, Executive Director Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Blue Grosbeak continuing Muscoot Farm, Westchester

2015-04-22 Thread Anne Swaim
Nick Hawvermale relocated male Blue Grosbeak 1:15pm this aft at Muscoot Farm, Westchester. Same area: by compost pile near gazebo in back, upper fields. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Blue Grosbeak, Muscoot Farm Westchester

2015-04-21 Thread Anne Swaim
Male blue grosbeak found last eve at Muscoot Farm, Westchester, by Roger Garrison still present all day today and being seen now. (By gazebo in back fields, associating w cowbirds and visiting nearby compost pile.) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Edith Read Sanctuary: Eurasian Wigeon continuing

2015-04-03 Thread Anne Swaim
), Swamp Sparrow. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S22659004 Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmilriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Waterfowl Diversity at Edith Read Sanctuary/Playland Lake, Rye

2015-03-30 Thread Anne Swaim
beside Playland Lake. Other upcoming spring field trips at our Google calendar at web site link below.) Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Woodcock Snipe in the Fog Tonight

2015-03-26 Thread Anne Swaim
on the once-wetlands/now ponded lawn by the NW corner of the landfill, by the road circle. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Hudson River/Ossining

2014-11-25 Thread Anne Swaim
How funny...a d awkward. Just saw this. Don't do email on Tuesdays. Oh well. On Nov 25, 2014, at 10:57 AM, Larry Trachtenberg trachtenb...@amsllp.com wrote: In Hudson River off Mariandale Conf. Center and Retreat in Ossining this morning Charlie Roberto had a raft of 104 Canvasback,

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point: bald eagles, horned larks, pipits, tree sparrows

2014-11-14 Thread Anne Swaim
. First-of-season tree sparrows heard and seen. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point: Snow buntings more

2014-11-11 Thread Anne Swaim
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[nysbirds-l] Croton Point: Snow buntings pipits

2014-11-11 Thread Anne Swaim
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[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Vesper Sparrows and more

2014-10-27 Thread Anne Swaim
cpl of wks in same location: shoreline trees along the river road; And a flock of 8 Rusty Blackbirds seen by Charlie Roberto near ballfield parking, with at least two other Rusty Blackbirds seen as landfill flyovers. eBird list http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S20352268 Anne Swaim Saw

[nysbirds-l] Chimney Swift flock over Chappaqua

2014-10-05 Thread Anne Swaim
them for a few minutes through bins as they circled higher moving south. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Mon 9/22/14

2014-09-22 Thread Anne Swaim
/checklist?subID=S19904805 Our 5th Monday walk 9/29 will be at Marshlands Conservancy, Rye beginning 7:30am in the main parking area. Schedule of upcoming Mon weekend field trips at SMRA web site link below. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Rockefeller State Park Preserve this morning

2014-09-08 Thread Anne Swaim
the Sleepy Hollow Trail and heading west away from Swan Lake. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S19771796 Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Grasshopper Sparrow Fledglings

2014-07-25 Thread Anne Swaim
replacement project continues in the months ahead. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Landfill sightings ( management update)

2014-05-24 Thread Anne Swaim
of the landfill grassland habitat short term. The county parks department has also engaged a meadow management specialist to inventory and map the landfill vegetation and prepare a long-term habitat improvement and management plan. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org

[nysbirds-l] Birders Sought: June 19-23 Birding Blitz at Rockefeller State Park Preserve

2014-04-30 Thread Anne Swaim
specified census areas. Contact Anne Swaim, asw...@sawmillriveraudubon.org, for more info and/or to be added to contact list for RSPP staff follow up for coordination of dates/census areas and park access instructions. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Tree Swallows (6) at Black Rock Park, Croton and Eagle Numbers

2014-02-26 Thread Anne Swaim
, 12 immature. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- 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] Eagles-on-Hudson this afternoon

2014-01-09 Thread Anne Swaim
County Park, with many special events, and several different eagle viewing locations. Details here: http://www.teatown.org/teatown-events/eaglefest.html Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon Chappaqua, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Glen Island Park Waterfowl

2013-12-31 Thread Anne Swaim
: http://goo.gl/maps/XzIGO) and Peregrine Falcon 1 http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/email?subID=S16127625 Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon Chappaqua, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Eagles/Waterfowl on No. Westchester Reservoirs

2013-12-19 Thread Anne Swaim
Purdys Reservoir: (41.32671, -73.66232) 50+ Canada Geese 100+ Mute Swan 20+ Gadwall 10 Mallard 30+ Ring-necked Duck 35+ Bufflehead 12 Hooded Merganser 3 Common Merganser Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon Chappaqua, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Another Snowy Owl Death: Westchester Co, Cortlandt Manor

2013-12-05 Thread Anne Swaim
We've just received news that an emaciated snowy owl too weak to fly was picked up yesterday at the Hollow Brook Golf Club, Cortlandt Manor, northern Westchester County by a wildlife rehabilitators and taken to a local veterinarian for care. Sad news today is that it did not survive. Anne Swaim

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point at Dusk: Snow Bunting Flock

2013-11-04 Thread Anne Swaim
Dusk at Croton Point County Park tonight, a harrier skimming the grass tops put up a flock of 27 snow buntings which landed on a nearby gravel path offering a great scope view. Three American pipit flyovers as well. Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point Sparrows

2013-10-17 Thread Anne Swaim
the brush with several swamp sparrows, two eastern towhees and two brown thrashers. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S15420492 Anne Swaim Saw Mill River Audubon Chappaqua, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Chappaqua/Croton Point today/yesterday

2013-10-09 Thread Anne Swaim
on the landfill * a peregrine flyover mid-day over the model airplane field * * *Croton boat ramp at low tide yesterday morning*: * a lesser yellowlegs actively feeding * an adult bald eagle on a log in the mudflats below St Augustine's Church was feeding on the remains of an unidentified duck. Anne

[nysbirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker at Croton Point

2013-09-23 Thread Anne Swaim
and further down driveway toward adjacent play area. This same bird was likely first observed Friday morning in same location based on second-hand description from another local birder. Anne Swaim www.sawmillriveraudubon.org -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

Re: [nysbirds-l] Croton boat ramp terns

2013-07-28 Thread Anne Swaim
The two Caspian terns were still on the sandbar just up river from boat ramp at Croton River as of 8:50am in group with 26 Ring-billed gulls and one Great black-backed gull. (Thanks to Larry T. for texting out the tern sighting!) Some of the other birds noted in same area this morning: 1

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