[nysbirds-l] Nickerson Beach to be closed to NYC residents because of coronavirus

2020-05-19 Thread Ardith Bondi
https://www.nydailynews.com/coronavirus/ny-coronavirus-long-island-beach-laura-curran-bill-de-blasio-20200519-s6p2pe776veplj4qaerlrqtori-story.html -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Vireo Great Hill in Central Park

2020-05-04 Thread Ardith Bondi
Mindy Kaufman sent me a photo she took of it there around 9 am today (May 4) Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] immature Brown Booby on Long Lake (Hamilton Co, NY) - repost with a different link

2018-08-27 Thread Ardith Bondi
Since the Facebook links aren't working very well, I put two of my photos and Tom Whitney's photo on a page in my website here http://www.ardithbondi.com/page136.html Ardith Bondi Forwarded Message Subject: [nysbirds-l] immature Brown Booby on Long Lake (Hamilton Co, NY

Re: [nysbirds-l] immature Brown Booby on Long Lake (Hamilton Co, NY)

2018-08-27 Thread Ardith Bondi
Since the Facebook links aren't working very well, I put two of my photos and Tom Whitney's photo on a page in my website here http://www.ardithbondi.com/page136.html Ardith Bondi On 8/27/18 6:32 PM, Ardith Bondi wrote: I have posted on New York Birders Facebook page one of my photos

[nysbirds-l] immature Brown Booby on Long Lake (Hamilton Co, NY)

2018-08-27 Thread Ardith Bondi
on August 25, 2018. The question is, is it the same bird? I think it certainly could be. Ardith Bondi Linking to photos on FB isn't always that easy, but I'm going to try. This is a link to his photo and clicking the arrow should get you mine. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid

Re: [nysbirds-l] Juvenile Brown Booby on Long Lake (Hamilton Co.)!

2018-08-27 Thread Ardith Bondi
My photo of the Onota Lake BRBO is on my FB page at Ardith Bondi. Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 27, 2018, at 11:05 AM, zach schwartz-weinstein > wrote: > > It would be interesting to compare photos of this bird with the one that was > obs

[nysbirds-l] Suffolk County Government: New Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

2018-08-19 Thread Ardith Bondi
I was made aware of this from another listserv, and I think it is relevant to the discussion about dead crows found in the Hamptons. It is dated August 17, 2018.

[nysbirds-l] unID nightjar near Maintenance bathrooms

2018-05-20 Thread Ardith Bondi
. Ardith Bondi -- 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/maillist.html 2) http

Re:[nysbirds-l] [ebirdsnyc] 4-15 Northern Gannett show Kings Co.

2018-04-16 Thread Ardith Bondi
High tide at Fort Hamilton, The Narrows, was 8:49 AM. I wonder if tide has any influence on their location. Just a thought. Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 16, 2018, at 8:46 AM, Andrew Baksh birdingd...@gmail.com [ebirdsnyc] >

[nysbirds-l] Black Vulture over Sea Cliff, Long Island March 15, 2018

2018-03-16 Thread Ardith Bondi
My friend, Carole Berglie, reports that at around 2 pm yesterday afternoon (Thursday, March 15), she observed a Black Vulture flying over Sea Cliff Beach. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] New NYS Jamaica Bay Park

2018-02-02 Thread Ardith Bondi
I just copied and pasted the URL that Peter inserted in his email, and it was successful. Here is what I reached. https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-unveils-23rd-proposal-2018-state-state-partnership-national-park-service-and?utm_medium=email_source=govdelivery Ardith On 2/2/18

[nysbirds-l] Common Merganser still at south end of Central Park Reservoir

2018-01-07 Thread Ardith Bondi
Some of the birds in the open area near the fountain of the south end of the Central Park Reservoir: male Common Merganser, 2 male Wood Ducks, 2 fem and one male Ring-necked Ducks, one male Gadwall, Ruddy Ducks, No. Shovelers, Mallards and Black Ducks. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [JERSEYBI] MacGillivray's Warbler continues, Monmounth County

2017-12-18 Thread Ardith Bondi
Report on Jerseybirds, but in case anyone is interested. Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: > From: Samuel Galick > Date: December 18, 2017 at 10:32:45 AM EST > To: jerse...@lists.princeton.edu > Subject: [JERSEYBI]

Re: [nysbirds-l] Corn Crake question: field guide?

2017-11-08 Thread Ardith Bondi
The guide book I looked in had it listed as Corncrake -one word - not under crake. Fwiw. Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 8, 2017, at 11:36 AM, brian.whip...@gmail.com wrote: > > What field guide is this bird in? I lugged my Svennson Birds of Europe guide > with

[nysbirds-l] Fwd:: Ipswich Sparrow Project

2017-10-30 Thread Ardith Bondi
I just saw this post from yesterday on JerseyBirds. Since I have seen Ipswich Sparrows on Jones Beach in winter, I thought New Yorkers could be helpful in finding these banded birds, as well. Ardith Bondi From: Colette Buchanan [mailto:colette7...@gmail.com] Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2017

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [ebirdsnyc] Queens Reporter/Bird Feeders

2017-10-24 Thread Ardith Bondi
Forwarded Message Subject:[ebirdsnyc] Queens Reporter/Bird Feeders Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 15:12:51 -0400 From: Debbie Becker editcon...@aol.com [ebirdsnyc] Reply-To: Debbie Becker To: Nyc ebirds

[nysbirds-l] Central Park highlights, Tuesday, 9/12/2017

2017-09-13 Thread Ardith Bondi
Hummingbird (Azalea and Upper Lobe) Olive-sided Flycatcher (high above Swampy Pin Oak area - thank you to Paul Sweet for pointing it out) Eastern Wood Pewee (tree below Olive-sided) Northern Flicker (several in different locations) Gray Catbirds - a few Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: A Mystery of Seabirds, Blown Off Course and Starving - The New York Times

2017-07-15 Thread Ardith Bondi
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/14/nyregion/seabird-deaths-long-island.html?action=click=Homepage=Moth-Visible=inside-nyt-region-2=inside-nyt-region®ion=inside-nyt-region=inside-nyt-region

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brown Booby specimen

2017-06-18 Thread Ardith Bondi
Is there any indication as to what might have led to her weakened state? Will any effort be made to determine that further? Ardith On 6/18/17 9:29 AM, Patricia Lindsay wrote: The deceased Brown Booby from Nickerson Beach, Nassau Co. will become part of the Cornell Lab collection, with all

Re: [nysbirds-l] Nickerson Beach, Nassau

2017-06-11 Thread Ardith Bondi
Peter Post and I (Ardith Bondi) later saw the Royal Terns copulate, and as far as Peter remembers, there is no nesting record for them in NY State. Would be exciting if they were to nest at Nickerson. Later yet, a third Royal Tern joined the other two. Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent

Re: [nysbirds-l] quick pass along the Reservoir in Central Park

2017-05-03 Thread Ardith Bondi
I forgot to mention a couple of Barn Swallows as well. Originally, my main reason for posting was for the Brant, which while not that unusual in our area, are not seen that often on the Reservoir. Ardith Bondi On 5/2/17 3:49 PM, Ardith Bondi wrote: From the South Pump House to about 95th

[nysbirds-l] quick pass along the Reservoir in Central Park

2017-05-02 Thread Ardith Bondi
Warbler Didn't go all the way up, so don't know if there were any grebes up there. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Lenshood found at Evodia feeders

2017-04-30 Thread Ardith Bondi
Did you lose one there? Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone -- 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] Central Park - mostly The Reservoir

2017-04-16 Thread Ardith Bondi
Chipping Sparrow at the Evodia feeders a few seconds' view of the Red-headed Woodpecker, which disappeared again when I got out my camera. Go figure. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Central Park Red-necked Grebe was present this afternoon (April 13, 2017)

2017-04-13 Thread Ardith Bondi
a few Bufflehead, some Northern Shovelers, Mallards, American Coots and a few Double-crested Cormorants on the Reservoir. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] NY Times: An Early Bird Gets Caught in the Snowstorm

2017-03-17 Thread Ardith Bondi
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/nyregion/an-early-bird-gets-caught-in-the-snowstorm.html Say what you will about the could-have-been-worse winter storm on Tuesday: it still made for difficult traveling. Flights were canceled, buses rerouted, subway and train lines shut down. But it was

[nysbirds-l] Central Park 59th St Pond Pintail

2017-02-28 Thread Ardith Bondi
Is currently on the Pond in the western area near where the Great Blue is usually seen. Ardith Bondi NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Central Park 59th St Pond (2/26, 27)

2017-02-27 Thread Ardith Bondi
(there is a significant excess of males). For those who have followed the mottly duck population down there, the very pale vocal hybrid was mating with a male Mallard this morning (so, she is a female). Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red-necked Grebe on CPk Reservoir probably is a bird released by WBF on Wednesday

2017-02-04 Thread Ardith Bondi
nty, or CP) such consideration would be nice rather than relying on the detective work of the community. Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone <https://yho.com/footer0> On Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9:48 AM, Ardith Bondi <ard...@earthlink.net> wrote: Hi All- A discussion on FB mentioned th

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [ebirdsnyc] Red-necked Grebe on CPk Reservoir probably is a bird released by WBF on Wednesday

2017-02-04 Thread Ardith Bondi
I posted this directly from a different computer, and it hasn't shown up. So, I'm trying a forward from my phone. Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: > From: "Ardith Bondi ard...@earthlink.net [ebirdsnyc]" > <ebirdsnyc-nore...@yaho

[nysbirds-l] Red-necked Grebe on CPk Reservoir probably is a bird released by WBF on Wednesday

2017-02-04 Thread Ardith Bondi
catch its own food before releasing it. Ardith Bondi -- 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] Red-necked Grebe on CPk Reservoir near South Pumphouse

2017-02-03 Thread Ardith Bondi
Now. With Peter Post. Ardith Bondi NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone -- 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] NEW STUDY DOUBLES THE ESTIMATE OF BIRD SPECIES IN THE WORLD,, NUMBER OF AVIAN SPECIES SOARS TO 18,000

2016-12-13 Thread Ardith Bondi
Yesterday, a friend sent me this press release from the AMNH. I thought some of you might be interested. He sent it with a note: "Your job just got a LOT harder..." Ardith Bondi December 2016 NEW STUDY DOUBLES THE ESTIMATE OF BIRD SPECIES IN THE WORLD NUMBER OF AVIAN SPE

[nysbirds-l] Central Park Dec. 10, 2016 to look for for the CBC

2016-12-11 Thread Ardith Bondi
To keep in mind for the upcoming Christmas Count in Central Park- as of yesterday at the 59th St Pool, there was still a Common Yellowthroat eating bread crumbs in addition to bugs along with an immature male Pintail and a male Wood Duck. The ducks are obvious, the COYE, not always. Ardith

[nysbirds-l] Pink-footed Goose still at Hendrickson Park

2016-11-27 Thread Ardith Bondi
By tennis courts. Ardith Bondi and Peter Post. NYC www.ardithbondi.com 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

Re: [nysbirds-l] [MidHudsonBirds] Snowy Owl Ulster Couty near the Shawangunk Grasslands - may be a released rehabilitated bird

2016-06-13 Thread Ardith Bondi
with a gunshot wound. It would be a shame if it were shot again. It was rehabilitated first at the Wild Bird Fund and then taken to the Raptor Trust. The bird was named "Hedwig" and had a lot of followers. Perhaps the story will help to protect it. There's a photo of it in the article

Re: [nysbirds-l] [MidHudsonBirds] Snowy Owl Ulster Couty near the Shawangunk Grasslands

2016-06-13 Thread Ardith Bondi
with a gunshot wound. It would be a shame if it were shot again. It was rehabilitated first at the Wild Bird Fund and then taken to the Raptor Trust. The bird was named "Hedwig" and had a lot of followers. Perhaps the story will help to protect it. There's a photo of it in the article

[nysbirds-l] NYTimes.com: ‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ Retraces an Evolutionary Path

2016-03-29 Thread Ardith Bondi
  Sent by

[nysbirds-l] another small Canada Goose (uh oh) - Nickerson Beach lawn - Thursday

2016-02-20 Thread Ardith Bondi
On Thursday, Feb. 18, Peter Post and I (Ardith Bondi) were goose-hunting, and Peter spotted another small Canada. I was sitting with my camera on the goose side of the car, so I took a couple of shots. I added it to Peter's Mystery Goose page on my website. http://www.ardithbondi.com

[nysbirds-l] 2 Snow Geese near N Pumphouse on Reservoir

2016-01-23 Thread Ardith Bondi
Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com 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] Fwd: Re: [BIRDWG01] Western Flycatcher: two species or one?

2015-11-23 Thread Ardith Bondi
Forwarded Message Subject: Re: [BIRDWG01] Western Flycatcher: two species or one? Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2015 17:53:43 -0800 From: Andrew Rush Reply-To: Andrew Rush To: birdw...@listserv.ksu.edu Hello all, Because I am the primary author

[nysbirds-l] Yesterday's Cave Swallows at Venetian Shores Park - a few photos

2015-11-16 Thread Ardith Bondi
In response to some requests, here are some photos that I took yesterday (Sunday, November 15, 2015) as I and some other lucky people got to enjoy both the sunshine and the beautiful Cave Swallows flying around at Venetian Shores Park in Lindenhurst, Long Island.

Re: [ebirdsnyc] RE: [nysbirds-l] 19 Oct: Central Pk Sora continues -How to help the Sora

2015-10-25 Thread Ardith Bondi
they don't have to navigate the canyons of NYC. Rita So, the challenge will be to find a proper way to capture it so as not to stress or injure it, which, as Rich said, will not be easy. Then, it can be taken to the Wild Bird Fund. Ardith Bondi On 10/25/15 6:38 PM, Richard Guthrie richardpguth

[nysbirds-l] Vesper Sparrow still on same rocks

2015-10-20 Thread Ardith Bondi
NW of north ball fields but east of westernmost ball field in Central Park. Ardith Bondi NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] 19 Oct: Central Pk Sora continues

2015-10-19 Thread Ardith Bondi
it is struggling, which it did not appear to be yesterday, someone will go up from WBF to try to retrieve it for rehabilitation. Since there are so many eyes on it, any problems should be recognized pretty quickly. Ardith Bondi On 10/19/15 12:40 PM, Karen Fung wrote: I was just informed that the Sora

Re: [nysbirds-l] banded Caspian Tern -received banding information

2015-09-18 Thread Ardith Bondi
Already received the info for the tern. Thought it might be of interest since I know a lot of people saw that bird. It was banded on 6/23/2008 when it was too young to fly in Little Galloo I, Lk Ontario, 10 mi west of Henderson Harbor, Jefferson County, NY Ardith Bondi On 9/18/15 9:53 AM

Re: [nysbirds-l] Banded Little Blue Heron at JBWR

2015-09-12 Thread Ardith Bondi
> wrote: > > Interesting. > > Band return results are always interesting. > > So, where is Elders Marsh? Safe to assume it's close to Jamaica Bay? > > Rich > >> On Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Ardith Bondi <ard...@earthlink.net> wrote: >> Hi Steve- >

Re: [nysbirds-l] Banded Little Blue Heron at JBWR

2015-09-12 Thread Ardith Bondi
is 1146 94 630. It must like the East Pond. The same day, I also had a Little Blue at Plumb Beach, but it wasn't banded. Ardith Bondi NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 12, 2015, at 4:18 PM, Steve Walter <swalte...@verizon.net> wrote: > > I photographed an

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope still present this morning as of about 10 am

2015-07-23 Thread Ardith Bondi
-Ch2I6Q1C Ardith Bondi On 7/22/15 10:27 PM, Ardith Bondi wrote: I did not see any Fowler's toads today, but saw several last week. The rangers also told me that they are trying to keep track of the population numbers for the Hog-nosed snake, so if you see one, you might let them know where

[nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope still present this morning as of about 10 am

2015-07-22 Thread Ardith Bondi
A novel find on my way between the WE Nature Center and the blind, was an Eastern Hog-nosed Snake (rangers in NC helped me ID it). My first Jones Beach snake. Unfortunately, it took off too fast for a portrait. Ardith Bondi NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope still present this morning as of about 10 am

2015-07-22 Thread Ardith Bondi
snake normally found out there is a garter snake. Ardith Bondi On 7/22/15 1:48 PM, steve rosenthal wrote: I haven't checked this year, but usually there are lots of juvenile Fowler's toads in the sandy areas near the fishermen's parking area past the Coast Guard station. Never have figured out

[nysbirds-l] Northern Harrier nesting at Jones Beach?

2015-07-12 Thread Ardith Bondi
that. Ardith Bondi -- 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] interesting Beach Birds Feb. 26, 2015

2015-02-26 Thread Ardith Bondi
Peter Post and I (Ardith Bondi) drove Jones Beach Ocean Parkway looking for ROUGH-LEGGED HAWKS. We found one dark morph between Gilgo Beach and Oak Beach, as has been reported a few times, which caught something and went out on the bay ice to eat it. No good photos, but some good looks. Passed

Re: [nysbirds-l] Lapland Longspur

2015-01-31 Thread Ardith Bondi
in the WEII parking lot, and the cops were nowhere to be found. Go figure. Ardith Bondi On 1/31/15 8:32 PM, Jim Osterlund wrote: Have not the park police forces ceased to exist as a separate entity, having been absorbed into their respective county police forces? There might be some

Re: [nysbirds-l] Cassin's Kingbird-NO

2015-01-11 Thread Ardith Bondi
I drove around the garden a few times today, starting at noon, looking for it and missed, as well. Ardith Bondi On 1/11/15 7:12 PM, Rob Jett wrote: Spent a little over an hour with others today scouring the kingbird's usual hangout at Floyd Bennett Field but came up empty. I'm still holding

Re: [nysbirds-l] NYS Parks Empire Passport Cyber Monday Deal - extended through Tuesday

2014-12-01 Thread Ardith Bondi
They have also added 24 hours to the deal because of the problems this morning. I had no trouble this evening, though. Ardith Bondi On 12/1/14 1:37 PM, Ken Thompson wrote: The website is now functioning correctly, go get em On Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 12:43 PM, SUSAN HERBST susie...@optonline.net

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [JERSEYBI] VERMILLION Flycatcher

2014-10-14 Thread Ardith Bondi
Thought this might interest a few New Yorkers. Ardith Bondi Hi All, A 1st year male Vermillion Flycatcher is currently putting on a great show at Rea's Farm the beanery in Cape May. Good Birding! Mike Cape May Point List archives: https://lists.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=jerseybi How

[nysbirds-l] photos of Plum Beach N. Wheatear

2014-10-09 Thread Ardith Bondi
In case it may be helpful to anyone who wants to further study the plumage of the Plum Beach Northern Wheatear, I've put up an assortment of photos of the bird that I took on Monday. http://ardithbondi.com/page122.html Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Plum Beach Northern Wheatear

2014-10-07 Thread Ardith Bondi
Another thing I forgot to mention on this list is that while several of us were watching the Wheatear yesterday, it was calling repeatedly (high-pitched whistle). Ardith Bondi Forwarded Message Subject: [nysbirds-l] Plum Beach Northern Wheatear Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:27

[nysbirds-l] Plum Beach Northern Wheatear

2014-10-06 Thread Ardith Bondi
gusting to 28. Where the bird was sitting, it was probably somewhat protected, but we weren't. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] wheatear status today? So far, NO.

2014-10-03 Thread Ardith Bondi
Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone On Oct 3, 2014, at 9:04 AM, David Klauber davehawk...@msn.com wrote: Any reports today, positive or negative? -- NYSbirds-L List Info: Welcome and Basics Rules and Information Subscribe, Configuration and Leave Archives: The Mail

Re: [nysbirds-l] N. Wheater YES

2014-10-02 Thread Ardith Bondi
Bird still in same area at 5:50pm. Ardith Bondi Peter Post NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone On Oct 2, 2014, at 11:43 AM, Arie Gilbert ariegilb...@optonline.net wrote: .on wooden structures in marsh For this location, click on the link below, or copy it and place it in a web

Re: [nysbirds-l] Rattlesnake at Doodletown

2014-05-26 Thread Ardith Bondi
I haven't yet seen a photo of the rattlesnake from this weekend, but I photographed this one on Lemmon Road on May 15, 2009. http://ardithbondi.com/pictures/slide1717.jpg Same family? It's a pretty colored Timber Rattler. Ardith Bondi On 5/26/14 8:22 PM, Rick wrote: Don’t pet them indeed

[nysbirds-l] Clay-colored Sparrow

2014-05-12 Thread Ardith Bondi
Near W85th St entrance to Central Park by rocks in meadow east of playground. Often visible from footpath. I saw 2 here this morning but only 1 now. Didn't post earlier b/c I thought they flew off. Ardith Bondi now here with Peter Post NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds

Re: [nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC 4/10, prior days

2014-04-10 Thread Ardith Bondi
contingent at the Oven after 6:15 this evening. The Snipe followers were further entertained by several Golden-crowned Kinglets flitting about. Ardith Bondi On 4/10/14 8:00 PM, Thomas Fiore wrote: Thurs. 10 April, Wed. 9 April, Tues., 8 April, prior, 2014 Central Park, Manhattan, N.Y. City Thurs

[nysbirds-l] American Wigeon still on Reservoir in Central Park

2014-03-24 Thread Ardith Bondi
SE corner near pumphouse with big swirl of No Shovelers Ardith NYC www.ardithbondi.com Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [ebirdsnyc] Central Park, Sunday, Mar. 2, Reservoir and some of the Ramble

2014-03-03 Thread Ardith Bondi
Since no one gave a report, I thought I'd post for the birds I saw and a few that were seen by others and reported to me. Ardith Bondi Canada Goose Wood Duck (5) Gadwall American Black Duck Mallard Northern Shoveler Red-breasted Merganser (unusual - 1 male on the Reservoir) American Coot (2

[nysbirds-l] Hawk ID conclusion and thanks

2014-02-26 Thread Ardith Bondi
chin - thought of as thicker on RSHA than on BWHA, and streaks on chest are distributed more evenly across on RSHA and darker at the sides on BWHA - although that is not always a constant. The overwhelming conclusion is that this bird is an immature Red-shouldered Hawk. Thank you again, Ardith

[nysbirds-l] Hawk ID question/discussion

2014-02-24 Thread Ardith Bondi
Does anyone want to comment further on that? All the comments so far are very much appreciated. Thanks, Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Hawk ID?

2014-02-23 Thread Ardith Bondi
Any opinions as to the ID of this hawk? I photographed it yesterday at Croton Point Park and think it's probably a juvenile Red-shouldered, but I'd appreciate others' input. http://ardithbondi.com/pictures/slide4533.jpg Thanks, Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] NYTimes.com: Tracking the Snowy Owl Migration in Real Time - NYTimes.com

2013-12-29 Thread Ardith Bondi
If you, like I, would not have seen this article unless a NYT reporter sent you a link, I thought I'd post it for those of you who might have missed it. Ardith Bondi http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/tracking-the-snowy-owl-migration-in-real-time/?_r=0 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Petition to spare Snowies reached 3000 signatures and made the NY Times

2013-12-09 Thread Ardith Bondi
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/10/nyregion/snowy-owls-to-be-trapped-instead-of-shot-at-new-york-area-airports.html?_r=0 Ardith -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: Re: [JERSEYBI] My Take on Snowy Owl

2013-12-08 Thread Ardith Bondi
I think this discussion is worthy of posting for NYSBirders as well. Ardith Bondi Original Message Subject: Re: [JERSEYBI] My Take on Snowy Owl Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2013 12:58:46 -0500 From: Steve Mattan stevemat...@comcast.net Reply-To: Steve Mattan stevemat...@comcast.net

Re: [nysbirds-l] are Snowy Owls really primarily diurnal hunters??

2013-12-04 Thread Ardith Bondi
, 2013 6:53 AM To: Ardith Bondi; Tim Dunn Cc: NYSBIRDS; JerseyBirds Subject: RE: [nysbirds-l] are Snowy Owls really primarily diurnal hunters?? Wasn't there a paper in the Kingbird some years ago that described a Snowy Owl at Jones Beach that would sit in the dunes and periodically fly out over

[nysbirds-l] are Snowy Owls really primarily diurnal hunters??

2013-12-03 Thread Ardith Bondi
other owls are known to do? Ardith Bondi NYC -- 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

Re: [nysbirds-l] are Snowy Owls really primarily diurnal hunters??

2013-12-03 Thread Ardith Bondi
that they developed a reputation for being diurnal hunters because they live in the arctic and have to hunt during long summer hours of daylight. And, given the option, they will do what most other owls are known to do? Ardith Bondi NYC -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] [JERSEYBI] Snowy Owl Spotted Perched On Bermuda Roof

2013-12-02 Thread Ardith Bondi
This was posted on JerseyBirds. Shows how far the Snowy Owls are moving. We're not the only ones seeing them. Ardith Bondi NYC http://bernews.com/2013/11/snowy-owl-spotted-on-bermuda-roof/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

Re:[nysbirds-l] [ebirdsnyc] The New York Botanical Garden

2013-10-28 Thread Ardith Bondi
Several additions that I saw there yesterday along with most of the others that Debbie reported. Winter Wren Common Yellowthroat - m and f Red-breasted Nuthatch - lots of them The Kingfisher (a female) was still flying around Ardith Bondi On 10/26/13 9:33 PM, editcon...@aol.com wrote: Very

[nysbirds-l] Nickerson Piping Plovers

2013-09-01 Thread Ardith Bondi
I passed two juvenile Piping Plovers running around the dunes as I was leaving Nickerson Beach around 10 this morning. I believe it's a couple of weeks late for them to still be here. According to NYC Bird Report, the latest date they were reported at Breezy Point was August 15. Ardith Bondi

[nysbirds-l] molting Gadwall photo

2013-08-26 Thread Ardith Bondi
duck http://ardithbondi.com/slideshow55.html#1 or http://ardithbondi.com/pictures/slide4303.jpg Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re:[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [ebirdsnyc] Re: Red-necked Phalarope - Hudson River Park, West Village, Manhattan - No

2013-08-19 Thread Ardith Bondi
Doug Futuyma asked me to post the following- I searched for it without success between Pier 25 and Pier 45 this morning, around 7 a.m. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [ebirdsnyc] Re: Red-necked Phalarope - Hudson River Park, West Village, Manhattan (Yes)

2013-08-18 Thread Ardith Bondi
By kayaks. Ardith Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Ardith Bondi ard...@earthlink.net Date: August 18, 2013 4:49:10 PM EDT To: Anders Peltomaa anders.pelto...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [ebirdsnyc] Re: Red-necked Phalarope - Hudson River Park, West Village, Manhattan (Yes

[nysbirds-l] photos of yesterday's Marbled Godwits at Cupsogue

2013-08-16 Thread Ardith Bondi
http://ardithbondi.com/slideshow55.html#0 and two more to the right Ardith Bondi -- 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] American Redstart at Jamaica Bay

2013-08-04 Thread Ardith Bondi
This seems early, so I thought I'd mention it. I saw an American Redstart this morning at John's Pond. Also there were a Northern Waterthrush and a big flock of Glossy Ibis. A ranger pointed out that the Ibis have been favoring that location since Sandy. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Red-necked Stint still at Cupsogue

2013-07-18 Thread Ardith Bondi
Arie Gilbert and Ardith Bondi Ardith 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) http://www.mail-archive.com

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Red-necked Stint still at Cupsogue

2013-07-18 Thread Ardith Bondi
Not sure about that. Don't come running. Ardith Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Ardith Bondi ard...@earthlink.net Date: July 18, 2013 11:40:04 AM EDT To: New York Birds nysbirds-L@cornell.edu Subject: [nysbirds-l] Red-necked Stint still at Cupsogue Reply-To: Ardith

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Red-necked Stint still at Cupsogue - No

2013-07-18 Thread Ardith Bondi
Ardith Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Ardith Bondi ard...@earthlink.net Date: July 18, 2013 11:44:56 AM EDT To: New York Birds nysbirds-L@cornell.edu Subject: Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Red-necked Stint still at Cupsogue Not sure about that. Don't come running. Ardith

[nysbirds-l] Pelicans!

2013-03-30 Thread Ardith Bondi
Just had 2 Brown Pelicans flying northeast over the parking lot at Nickerson Beach. Ardith Bondi and Peter Post Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Starr Saphir - NYT obituary

2013-02-10 Thread Ardith Bondi
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/nyregion/starr-saphir-bird-watching-guide-in-central-park-dies-at-73.html  February 9, 2013 Starr Saphir, Bird-Watching Guide in Central Park, Dies at 73 By DOUGLAS MARTIN When Starr Saphir looked up at the star-speckled night sky, she thought of the

[nysbirds-l] Iceland Gull on Central Park Lake

2013-02-10 Thread Ardith Bondi
Peter Post just asked me to post that there is an Iceland Gull on the Central Park Lake at the Ramble side of Bow Bridge that is very tame and comes in to bread. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: Re: status of MNSA post-Sandy? - I know some of you are interested

2013-01-30 Thread Ardith Bondi
From Ardith Bondi NYC Original Message Subject:Re: status of MNSA post-Sandy? Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:48:36 -0500 From: Michael Farina mich...@tohmail.org To: ard...@earthlink.net **Temporary Open for Limited Use** We will not be scheduling any programs

[nysbirds-l] hybrid goose on the Central Park Reservoir

2013-01-09 Thread Ardith Bondi
like a hybrid with greylag-type (domestic) geese, either, and the color legs is wrong for Snow Goose. http://ardithbondi.com/page100.html Any other ideas? Ardith Bondi __._,_.___ Reply via web post http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ebirdsnyc/post;_ylc

[nysbirds-l] RFI Van Cordlandt Park Barnacle Goose

2012-12-13 Thread Ardith Bondi
I received an email from some Ohio birders who would like to drive in this Saturday to see the Van Cortlandt Park Barnacle Goose if it is still there. If you see it, could you please post it to this list, and I will forward them the info. Thanks loads, Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Barnacle Goose at Van Cortlandt park

2012-12-03 Thread Ardith Bondi
As of this morning (12/3), the Barnacle Goose was still there, and at least 4 Canadas had yellow neck bands (didn't get the numbers). The Horned Larks stopped by, as well. Ardith Bondi On 12/3/12 2:39 PM, Anders Peltomaa wrote: Hi Ethan and all, The Canada Goose with yellow neck collar

[nysbirds-l] Van Cortlandt Horned Larks near the geese

2012-12-02 Thread Ardith Bondi
Since everyone so far has only mentioned the geese, I'll include that while I was standing on the Parade Ground watching the geese, 11 Horn Larks flew over and began foraging in the grass about 40 feet from me. Ardith Bondi -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] VIWA - yes Alley Pond Park

2012-11-23 Thread Ardith Bondi
In brush behind Nutmeg meadow. Ardith 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] first posted on [SINaturaList] Fw: Gateway reopens Great Kills Park, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

2012-11-21 Thread Ardith Bondi
- Original Message - *From:* Markis, Charles mailto:charles_mar...@nps.gov *To:* undisclosed-recipients: mailto:undisclosed-recipients: *Sent:* Wednesday, November 21, 2012 2:19 PM *Subject:* Gateway reopens Great Kills Park, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Dear Subscribers, Friends, and

[nysbirds-l] Short- billed Dowitchers over Hecksher SP

2012-11-17 Thread Ardith Bondi
Around 4 pm, as we were photographing Red and White-winged Crossbills at Hecksher SP, 3 Short-billed Dowitchers flew over our heads calling repeatedly. I was with Peter Post, Karen Fung and Matthew Rymkiewicz. Ardith Bondi Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] update on Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area

2012-11-15 Thread Ardith Bondi
This afternoon, I asked Mike Farina about the status of Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area. Below, is his reply. Ardith Bondi When I asked if I could post his note, he added: You can also follow progress and updates at our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/MNSA1970 Hello Ardith

[nysbirds-l] Male Dickcissel @ Robert Moses SP

2012-08-30 Thread Ardith Bondi
working western edge of western most parking lot near golf course with flock of house sp cowbirds Ardith Bondi Peter Post Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

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