Re: [nysbirds-l] Calliope Hummingbird- Eastport, Suffolk County YES 11/9

2022-11-09 Thread Brendan Fogarty
This bird continues this morning, Wed 11/9. Instructions on access from the homeowner herself were posted again this morning on eBird: To access the property from 0700 to 430pm, please park along Union Ave and walk west to 353 Old Country Rd. Eastport Please walk down grass driveway marked by

[nysbirds-l] Bar-tailed Godwit YES 7/22

2022-07-22 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Ryan McLain reports that the godwit at Cupsogue continues this morning, July 22. He posted on the ABA rare bird alert Facebook group around 5:45 AM Best, Brendan -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] Anhinga Rockland County YES 9am

2022-07-21 Thread Brendan Fogarty
After being absent for a while the Anhinga did a quick flight around the lake at 9:10am as seen from the Blauvelt Rd bridge. It flew north up the creek then back just south of the bridge and out of sight in the corner of the lake at the following: (41.0589230, -73.9819966) It may be visible from

[nysbirds-l] Re: [nysbirds-l] NORTHERN LAPWING LI NY…

2021-12-18 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Thank you for sending the email Andrew. The bird was originally on the sand bar that is known for hosting dowitchers and Yellowlegs in the winter. It was chased off by gulls and has tried to return three times unsuccessfully. It was most recently reported from Bergen Avenue looking onto the

Re: [nysbirds-l] Gray Kingbird Great Kills Park YES 11/30

2021-11-30 Thread Brendan Fogarty
No entrance fee. It was seen near the entrance to the marina today 11/30 at 1:15 and 2:00, on both sides of the road, more recently on beach side. It was a little farther north around midday. It is sometimes on low and conspicuous ornamental shrubs right along the road. Relocates frequently.

[nysbirds-l] LI Roseate Spoonbill request (and bird continues) 8/6

2021-08-06 Thread Brendan Fogarty
around the pond, all visible from the church (a scope helps for the back half of the pond). Another equally accessible angle on the harbor from the east is the public fishing dock, on Harbor Rd (by the Harbor Mist restaurant) at these coordinates. 40.86574845769521, -73.46237710464821 Best, Brendan

[nysbirds-l] 2(!) Roseate Spoonbill - Nassau County 7/25

2021-07-25 Thread Brendan Fogarty
egrets. Masone Beach would be a good vantage point but as I understand it, it is for people living in the Village of Island Park only, so I am not aware of any obvious access except by personal boat. Our spoonbill is foraging now at 2:13 here (40.6105228, -73.6578647) Best, Brendan Fogarty

Re: [nysbirds-l] Barn Swallow question

2021-06-05 Thread Brendan Fogarty
n Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 9: Cotingas to Pipits and Wagtails (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, and D. A. Cristie, Editors), Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain. Best, Brendan Fogarty On Sat, Jun 5, 2021 at 11:23 PM Ardith Bondi wrote: > That is very cool! This is not exactly th

Re: [nysbirds-l] Wood Stork - yes

2021-05-06 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Still present at 5:35, preening on a dock just across creek. Seen from shoulder of Montauk Hwy just south of intersection with Old Country Rd. Brendan Fogarty On Thu, May 6, 2021 at 12:37 PM Eileen Schwinn wrote: > Relocated Wood Stork in WH area. Currently being seen by MOB on east s

Re: [nysbirds-l] Golden Eagle in Queens

2021-04-30 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Nice shots Steve. A great record for Queens. Viva la listserv. https://ebird.org/media/catalog?taxonCode=goleag ®ion=Queens,%20New%20York,%20United%20States%20(US)®ionCode=US-NY-081=Golden%20Eagle%20-%20Aquila%20chrysaetos Brendan On Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 1:09 PM Robert Lewis wrote: > > I

[nysbirds-l] Black-throated GRAY Warbler - Tobay (Nassau Co) 4/28

2021-04-28 Thread Brendan Fogarty
accessible JFK Memorial Sanctuary area technically requires a permit to access. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Spotted Towhee YES 1/3 - Baldwin Harbor Park, Nassau Co

2021-01-03 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Good morning, It is now raining in Baldwin but the towhee made a brief appearance at (40.6275069, -73.6066148) around at 8:55 AM, refound by Brent Bomkamp. This is along the NW side of the lot next to the tennis courts (there's a giant pile of sand in the lot too). It was only seen for 30 seconds

[nysbirds-l] 2020 Northern Nassau CBC Results

2020-12-24 Thread Brendan Fogarty
don't hesitate to reach out to any of us if you want to become involved with the 2021 count! Season's greetings, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Cave Swallow movement - NYC 11/17

2020-11-17 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi all, There have been a number of reports of Cave Swallow from coastal NYC today, singles and small groups, none apparently sticking to one spot so far. I observed one this morning at Fort Tilden (Queens), where more have since been seen, and others have now been reported from Breezy Point and

Re: [nysbirds-l] Western Flycatcher 11/2 in Queens

2020-11-02 Thread Brendan Fogarty
, Brendan On Mon, Nov 2, 2020 at 9:14 AM Brendan Fogarty wrote: > Seen briefly again this morning near 164th low in tangles, by Bob > Proniewych. > > Brendan > > On Sun, Nov 1, 2020 at 4:54 PM Adrian Burke wrote: > >> Haven't seen this posted here yet: Michael Gottleib

Re: [nysbirds-l] Western Flycatcher 11/2 in Queens

2020-11-02 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Seen briefly again this morning near 164th low in tangles, by Bob Proniewych. Brendan On Sun, Nov 1, 2020 at 4:54 PM Adrian Burke wrote: > Haven't seen this posted here yet: Michael Gottleib photographed an > apparent Western Flycatcher (Pacific-slope/Cordilleran) yesterday at > Kissena Park

[nysbirds-l] Selasphorous hummingbird - Bayard Cutting Arboretum (Suffolk County) 10/30

2020-10-30 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hello! Alice Raimondo found a hummingbird today in the Cornell Cooperative Extension / barn area of the arboretum, which is north of the parking area. There is some salvia and a hummingbird feeder there. It was seen briefly in the morning but not again despite observers watching most of the

Re:[nysbirds-l] Tropical Kingbird YES

2020-10-28 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Being seen well at SE corner of tennis court Ardsley MetroNorth station. 11:25 Brendan On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 11:14 AM Brendan Fogarty wrote: > Audible just now from tennis courts tight at Ardsley Train Station, north > of original location. 11:12am. > > Brendan > -- NYSbi

[nysbirds-l] Tropical Kingbird YES

2020-10-28 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Audible just now from tennis courts tight at Ardsley Train Station, north of original location. 11:12am. Brendan -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] // probable Tropical Kingbird, Westchester Co., NY (found on Tues. 10/27)

2020-10-28 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Kingbird last seen about 45 mins ago. Many on site now. Brendan On Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 8:06 AM Anne Swaim wrote: > Re access > There’s a walking path from Ardsley MetroNorth station through edge of > Mercy College to publicly accessible pedestrian bridge over RR tracks to > Wickers Creek. >

Re: [nysbirds-l] EBird eliminated "Summarize my Observations" - problem for Christmas Bird Count

2020-10-12 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hey Nancy, The summarize feature is not gone permanently - eBird is transitioning all of its ancient pages to a new format and it is supposed to return within the year, but it could indeed pose a challenge for the CBCs if it isn’t fast-tracked. I am not sure what the most elegant solution for

Re: [nysbirds-l] Fish Crow confirmed breeding in Scarsdale

2020-04-01 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi Andrew and all, Just a reminder that the current atlas is different than the prior two. While there are still volunteer leads for priority blocks, anyone can eBird these crows with the appropriate breeding codes in the atlas portal and they will count - and I hope someone will! Thanks for

[nysbirds-l] Northern Nassau Christmas Bird Count 12/21

2019-12-15 Thread Brendan Fogarty
. If interested in helping out, please email myself, Stephane Perrault ( perreaultsvi...@aol.com), or Jennifer Wilson-Pines (jwpi...@gmail.com). The compilation dinner will be at the Garvies Point Museum in Glen Cove starting at 5. I hope to see you there. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L

Re: [nysbirds-l] Barnacle Goose and Cackling Goose, Suffolk County

2019-12-03 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Barnacle still present at 4pm at N end Lake. Brendan On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 9:45 AM Patricia Lindsay wrote: > Shai Mitra reports a Barnacle Goose at Belmont Lake SP and a Cackling > Goose at Elda Lake in North Babylon this morning. > > Patricia Lindsay > > Bay Shore > -- > *NYSbirds-L List

Re:[nysbirds-l] Emperor Goose (escapee) - White Plains (Westchester) 11/28

2019-11-29 Thread Brendan Fogarty
I shared the wrong checklist, photos are here: https://ebird.org/checklist/S61823703 Brendan On Thu, Nov 28, 2019 at 4:08 PM Brendan Fogarty wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I visited this goose today. Firstly, the bird is larger than I was > expecting, and very attractive. Like,

[nysbirds-l] Emperor Goose (escape) - White Plains (Westchester) 11/28

2019-11-28 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, I visited this goose today. Firstly, the bird is larger than I was expecting, and very attractive. Like, really quite stunning. But on to business; in the scope one can see it has a single oversized, unmarked silver metal on its left leg, which is not consistent with any official

[nysbirds-l] Golden-crowned Sparrow YES 11/19

2019-11-19 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Bird continues today, same place (at Brookside County Park in Suffolk County adjacent to Sayville High School, feeding station on N side of building). Walk in from Brook St. Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] American Avocets - Oceanside MNSA

2019-10-26 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Around 3:30 the birds took off and relocated to south and east, dropping down in marsh closer to Reynolds channel, somewhere closer Lido passive preserve. Brendan On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 1:42 PM Pat Palladino wrote: > 2 American Avocets are located across the channel to the west of the >

[nysbirds-l] Belated but maybe continuing Brown Booby, Jones Inlet area (Nassau)

2019-08-23 Thread Brendan Fogarty
not sure what the best strategy would be to see this thing! Best, Brendan Fogarty -- 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] Wilson’s Phalarope - Jerome Reservoir 8/16 (Bronx Co)

2019-08-16 Thread Brendan Fogarty
. Street parking is available along the western and southern sides of the reservoir, but not the eastern. There is a tall fence around the perimeter and no close approach. A scope is required for all but the closest birds. Also one of the local kestrels flew over. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] White-winged Dove, Jones Beach 8/5 (Nassau Co)

2019-08-05 Thread Brendan Fogarty
. The nearest legal parking would be field 10, which is about 0.3 mi to the west. There are no sidewalks here, just grass. Google Maps of coordinates: https://www.google.com/maps/place/40.59839559601911+-73.52069590240717 Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Ten Black-bellied Whistling Ducks - Jones Beach 6/2 (Nassau Co)

2019-06-03 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi folks, Not sure when whistling ducks became listserv optional but a flock of TEN was seen yesterday at the Bay Parkway exit for Meadowbrook/Ocean Parkway near West End 2 at Jones Beach (aka the cloverleaf), apparently the little wet area as you leave West End, go under the Ocean Parkway, then

Re:[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks - Cow Meafow (Nassau Co) 5/21

2019-05-21 Thread Brendan Fogarty
They are near the east end of the pond, resting near the edge. Please be cautious in approaching the pond as there is not much room and they could easily be flushed. On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 11:36 AM Brendan Fogarty wrote: > Hi all, > > Flock of four just reported at Cow Meadow park in

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks - Cow Meafow (Nassau Co) 5/21

2019-05-21 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Jersey recently, including 5 yesterday near Sandy Hook. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- 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

Re: [nysbirds-l] Probable Sage Thrasher

2019-05-17 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Still here at 4:58. Walk past visitor center and take trail north into garden with big brown sign. People are watching the bird within sight (just) of the visitor center. On Fri, May 17, 2019 at 4:58 PM Michael Cooper wrote: > Any updates? People are on > the way > > Mike > > Sent from my

[nysbirds-l] Re: [nysbirds-l] Wilson’s Plover continues (Suffolk)

2019-05-16 Thread Brendan Fogarty
within the plover fenced area. Brendan Fogarty On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 8:32 AM Douglas Futuyma wrote: > Several people are observing the Plover at this time, same place that I > reported yesterday afternoon, ca. 3/4 mile west of Cupsogue parking lot. > Doug Futuyma > > Sent

Re: [nysbirds-l] Radar

2019-05-08 Thread Brendan Fogarty
visited Crocheron Park in Bayside yesterday evening and this morning and there was no noticeable turnover whatsoever. An Olive-sided Flycatcher was there, perching up near the west end of the pond, yesterday only. Best, Brendan Fogarty On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 6:39 AM Gus Keri wrote: > I beli

Re: [nysbirds-l] Pacific Loon - Oyster Bay (Nassau Co) 2/4 YES

2019-02-04 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Good morning, Pacific Loon continues Monday morning, same place as yesterday. Red-necked Grebe as well. Best, Brendan On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 3:04 PM Long Island Birding wrote: > Update: Pacific Loon still present as of 3pm > Mike Z. > > On Sun, Feb 3, 2019, 1:56 PM Brendan Fo

[nysbirds-l] Pacific Loon - Oyster Bay (Nassau Co) 2/3

2019-02-03 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, People are looking at a very close and cooperative winter plumages Pacific Loon in downtown Oyster Bay. Plugging “Sagamore Yacht Club” should get you there. Take Rt106 north through town and turn left when you see the big white tanks in front of you. You are now on the very short

Re: [nysbirds-l] GWFG at Roslyn Pond - NO

2019-01-22 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Matt and all, This pond (along with the smaller pond SW of the library) is primarily used as a roost, and numbers diminish by mid morning. Sometimes geese do not return before twilight in the afternoon. The geese go to the many golf local courses during the day and are pretty inaccesible then.

[nysbirds-l] OT: BLACK Phoebe - Sussex Co, NJ

2019-01-05 Thread Brendan Fogarty
for people birding the Orange county area tomorrow. Details are discoverable on eBird or the NJ list: http://birding.aba.org/mobiledigest/NJ01#1513441 Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Golden crowned Sparrow still yes 1/5

2019-01-05 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hello all, Sparrow still at River and Depot in Downsville this morning, Saturday, showing well at feeders and in brush. Best, Brendan Fogarty On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 10:00 AM Isaac Grant wrote: > Currently being seen on bridge street in dense tangles between the parking > area and the

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gull - Jones Beach (Nassau Co) 12/8

2018-12-08 Thread Brendan Fogarty
The bird that has been seen over the last couple of days here is currently resting on the spit Coast Guard station. 10:35am. Best, Brendan -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] Possible Hammond's Flycatcher, Sunken Meadow SP + another empid upstate

2018-11-13 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, While the first of Brenda’s photo gives off that unique Hammond’s small- and dark-billed vibe, other photos which are sibject to less foreshortening show a long and paler bill. I believe molt would be wrong for Hammonds at this time of year. I don’t have a tenable name for this bird

[nysbirds-l] Long Island barrier beaches - Evening Grosbeak, Red Crossbill, goshawk, etc - 11/11

2018-11-11 Thread Brendan Fogarty
to the observation platform, and a variety of regular frugivorous species were present. It is probably worth checking for Evening Grosbeak and stuff. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] Gray kingbird?

2018-11-10 Thread Brendan Fogarty
There have not been any new reports. There is a significant number of people searching all around West End now. No news on the Scissor-tailed at Point Lookout either. Brendan On Sat, Nov 10, 2018 at 1:48 PM matt klein wrote: > Any and all updates on the Gray Kingbird both positive and negative

Re: [nysbirds-l] Grey kingbird Jones Beach

2018-11-10 Thread Brendan Fogarty
I am not on site, but I am hearing that the bird has not been seen in nearly an hour . Also oddly absent from these reports was a new scissor tailed flycatcher at point with lookout town park, where the graces watbler once was a few winters ago along the north side of the parking lot. Brendan

Re: [nysbirds-l] STFL update - YES 10/13

2018-10-13 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Bird currently using wires and field just across from 640 Krumkill in light rain. Flew in from east, near red barn. Saturday 7:45am. Brendan On Fri, Oct 12, 2018 at 11:34 AM zach schwartz-weinstein wrote: > The scissor-tailed Flycatcher on krumkill road was reported to the HMbirds > listserv

Re: [nysbirds-l] Guilderland STFL update for Wednesday - YES

2018-10-10 Thread Brendan Fogarty
New report says that it continues today, Wednesday. Best, Brendan On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 8:05 AM zach schwartz-weinstein wrote: > I spent the hour between sunrise and 8 AM at the spot Inn krumkill road. > There’s heavy fog, and i didn’t see the bird, but there is a good chance it > is still

Re: [nysbirds-l] Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Albany 10/9 YES

2018-10-09 Thread Brendan Fogarty
e highway, that you may force a vehicle to have to cross over into the > oncoming traffic lane to get around your parked vehicle. > > Rich Guthrie > > > > On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 5:09 PM Brendan Fogarty wrote: > >> Still being reported in same area through 4:30 at l

Re: [nysbirds-l] Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Albany 10/8

2018-10-08 Thread Brendan Fogarty
+Krumkill+Rd,+Guilderland+NY=gmail=g> > . > > On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 1:10 PM Brendan Fogarty wrote: > >> Hi everyone, >> >> I am forwarding a thirdhand but very credible report from Larry Alden, >> bird seen at 646 Krumkill Rd >> <https://maps.google

[nysbirds-l] Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Albany 10/8

2018-10-08 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, I am forwarding a thirdhand but very credible report from Larry Alden, bird seen at 646 Krumkill Rd, presumably this morning, slightly west of Albany near towns of Slinerlands and Vorheesville. Best, Brendan -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Extralimital/Late: Red-necked Stint at Brig ++

2018-07-26 Thread Brendan Fogarty
in Waretown, and pelicans are solidifying their place as a south NJ staple, with many dozen around Barnegat Light alone. Of course I don’t mean for anyone to actually go to NJ, but rather find these things up here. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling Ducks YES 6/25 (Suffolk)

2018-06-25 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hello, The whistling-ducks continue in the same pond this morning, Monday. Reporting live from the field, in real time, right now, Brendan Fogarty On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 1:53 PM Shawn Billerman wrote: > Hi all, > > The pair of Black bellied Whistling Ducks continued as o

[nysbirds-l] White-faced Ibis - Cow Meadow Park 4/20 (Nassau)

2018-04-20 Thread Brendan Fogarty
An adult White-faced Ibis was seen this morning at Cow Meadow Park in Freeport. It was seen at the pond by the parking area, but then flew off into the marsh. Despite searching, people have not redound it or seen any White- faced Ibis at the Marine Nature Study Area in Oceanside today, where two

Re: [nysbirds-l] Wood Sandpiper/Still NO

2018-04-19 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi folks, No Wood Sandpiper this morning. I checked around the golf course and marinas. Some yellowlegs and Dublin our in marsh by East Marina. Best, Brendan Fogarty On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:12 AM Shaibal Mitra <shaibal.mi...@csi.cuny.edu> wrote: > Hi Curt and all, > > Pat

[nysbirds-l] Pileated Woodpecker(s), Long Island, week of 2/19

2018-02-22 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi folks, Apologies to the Upstaters for this local announcement, but there may now be Pileateds at more than one location. The previously reported bird in Melville (Suffolk) was seen through yesterday, last seen along Reservoir Rd just downhill and east of Ridge Rd. This is along the east edge

[nysbirds-l] Re: [nysbirds-l] Ross’s Goose Belmont Lake (Suffolk)

2018-01-26 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Ross’ Goose currently foraging at St Charles Cenetery. 1:30 pm. No Cackling. Adult Lesser Black-backed Gull was the only bird of note at Belmont. Brendan Fogarty On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 8:13 AM d Futuyma <dfutu...@gmail.com> wrote: > Adult, Belmont Lake State Park; also, Cackl

Re: [nysbirds-l] Common Murre at Alley Pond?

2018-01-24 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Matt and all, No sightings this morning dead or alive by me at the Enviornmental Center. I did not have time to check anywhere but the creek access overlook right by the EC. Best, Brendan On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 8:13 AM matt klein wrote: > I was wondering if the

Re: [nysbirds-l] King Eider continues at Point Lookout

2018-01-20 Thread Brendan Fogarty
In addition to the adult male, a subadult male and a female were also seen today in the same area, along with Harlequin Ducks, a Common Goldeneye, and several thousand Greater Scaup. I spent a decent amount of time trying to relocate the hundreds to thousands of Lesser Scaup that have been

[nysbirds-l] Solitaire yes - 1/9 Tiffany Creek (Nassau Co)

2018-01-09 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Still feeding in vines along edge of far east end of field around 4 today. Brendan -- 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] Townsend’s Solitaire YES ++ Tiffany Creek 12/27 (Nassau Co)

2017-12-27 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi all, Just had the solitaire fly from n edge of field to the eastern clump off junipers. Again this is off Sandy Hill Rd near Oyster Bay. Also bluebirds here. Not far away, had a continuing tiny and silvery Cackling Goose at Gerry Park (middle pond) in Roslyn, along with a Rusty Blackbird near

[nysbirds-l] Townsend's Solitaire, TIffany Creek NO 12/21 + 12/22 (Nassau Co.)

2017-12-22 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Good evening, No sightings of the solitaire in Oyster Bay since the initial sighting two afternoons ago. But solitaires do always melt well into their surroundings so I hope people keep looking. My efforts this afternoon were curtailed by the homeowner across the street coming home in their green

[nysbirds-l] Western Tanager Crocheron Park 12/22 (Queens Co.)

2017-12-22 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi all, The tanager is stil in Crocheron, today appearing at the west end of the pond and flying north across the street to feed at eye level on some berries. Nothing else too weird; a Winter Wren among the pond edge and 8+ Fox Sparrows, one singing. Best Brendan -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Townsend’s Solitaire, Tiffany Creek 12/20 (Nassau)

2017-12-20 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hey all, Brent Bomkamp is on a TOSO at the field just north of the Tiffany Creek preserve along Sandy Hollow Rd. There are junipers in the middle of the field. Park at Tiffany and walk back out and up the road to this field: (40.8618981,-73.5149332) Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds

[nysbirds-l] Lark Bunting NO - Robert Moses (Suffolk)

2017-09-28 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi all, The Lark Bunting has not been seen since around 930. Captree Island Road did not produce the Lark Sparrow but there were both adults and immature little blue herons in the marsh. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Brown Booby - Lake Montauk YES 9/28 (Suffolk Co)

2017-09-28 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, Bob Adamo is looking at the booby right now (11 am) from a good vantage from the road but looking down the driveway at 278 West Lake Dr. Please be mindful of private property. The bird is sitting on the only sailboat nearby. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Common Shelduck, Chazy River - 8/22 (Clinton Co.)

2017-08-25 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, I am really thrilled to see all the posts again. Since mid August, an observer named William Krueger has been reporting (via eBird and NNYBirds) a shelduck on private lands in Clinton County, close to the Canadian border. It seems like it requires a kayak to see. Considering the

[nysbirds-l] Retracted: Wilson's Plover - Jones Beach 8/21 (Nassau Co)

2017-08-21 Thread Brendan Fogarty
No Wilson's Plvoer - the sighting has been retracted. Better to sound the alarm than sit on it anyway. BrendanOn Monday, August 21, 2017, 2:16:46 PM EDT, Brendan Fogarty <birde...@yahoo.com> wrote: Bill Hanley reports a Wilson's Plover currently at the Jones Beach dune ponds

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Plover - Jones Beach 8/21 (Nassau Co)

2017-08-21 Thread Brendan Fogarty
. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- 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] Barely OT: Wood Stork, Sandy Hook NJ 8/20

2017-08-20 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, I just got a secondhand report of a Wood Stork dangerously close to Brooklyn. Original message from Susanna Treesh: "Actively feeding NW Corner of salt pond. Don't go past plover exclusion (sic). Best views from dunes to south." I am afraid I have no further information and am

[nysbirds-l] Shorebird Report - Hempstead Lake 8/16 (Nassau Co.)

2017-08-16 Thread Brendan Fogarty
orth along the little gravel deadend, then take the unofficial trail to the bridal trail, and turn right (south) and you will pass the pond. I did not spend any time looking for landbirds, but in earlier in nearby Garden City I had FOS Ovenbird and an Empid sp. Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Black-necked Stilt - Jones Beach YES 6/12 (Nassau)

2017-06-12 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi folks, Stilts were still in the swale as of 6:30 pm when I left. One Gull-billed Tern flew over too. Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Sandwich Terns - Nickerson Beach 6/6 (Nassau Co)

2017-06-06 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi all, I am passing along a report of 2 Sandwich Terns seen at Nickerson around 11am. 2 Royal Terns were also seen. It is now beach season and anyone without a special sticker will be subject to a ~$35 entrance fee from about 10am through 6pm.  Best,Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Blue Grosbeak - Oceanside Landfill 6/2 (Nassau Co)

2017-06-02 Thread Brendan Fogarty
of Oceanside parking lot is still within earshot of the second point. 40.620521, -73.632850 Please be respectful of people in the neighborhood and don't stress the bird with playback if you go, it was singing consistently this morning around 7. Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker - Garden City (Nassau) 5/1

2017-05-01 Thread Brendan Fogarty
May had over two dozen on a morning flight this week:http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S36430120 Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] 2 Black-headed Gulls, Nassau 1/15

2017-01-15 Thread Brendan Fogarty
different facial pattern and a slighter bill. There was an immature Red-shouldered Hawk by Norman Levy Park just a little before that. It landed close to me on the ground, briefly. It was the first I'd actually seen on LI, despite having heard others. That's it. Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info

Re:[nysbirds-l] Another option to the drivel

2016-11-21 Thread Brendan Fogarty
click. I appreciate concision and timely updates for the RBA side of things here, but besides backyard first-of-season sightings, I get a kick out of just about everything posted, however much is shared in the subject line. I mean, this is what we signed up for. All my best, Brendan Fogarty PS: see

Re:[nysbirds-l] Red Crossbill YES - Jones Beach 11/19 (Nassau)

2016-11-19 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi, again, Red Crossbill respotted... "circling around median with 25 goldfinches, then took off alone over ponds to the beach." Peace again, Brendan Fogarty On Friday, November 18, 2016 5:06 PM, Brendan Fogarty <birde...@yahoo.com> wrote: | Hello there: Single male-l

[nysbirds-l] Western Kingbird - Jones Beach West End 11/19 (Nassau)

2016-11-19 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, Ken Fuestel found a Western Kingbird at West End this morning, last seen just west of Coast Guard station along N side of fisherman's road. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Red Crossbill - Jones Beach 11/18 (Nassau)

2016-11-18 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hello there: Single male-looking crossbill with a large flock of goldfinches in the median just west of Coast Guard area. Heard first and then seen in flight around 3. Quiet otherwise. Peace, Brendan -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] King Eider - Bayville 11/10 (Nassau)

2016-11-10 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi folks, Female King Eider being seen at Ransom and Stehli's beach in Bayville. Was close to shore, just off the eastern end of Ransom's parking lot when I left around 1pm. Found by others, possibly yesterday. Peace, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Phalarope, Rufous Hummingbird both NO, + 10/8 (Nassau)

2016-10-08 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, No phalarope at either the pond or from observation platform at Cow Meadow this norning. I don't know where else it might have been. MNSA in Oceanside had a White-crowned Sparrow west of the building, spotted by Joe Viglietta. Also a vocal Clappper Rail. No hummingbird sightings

[nysbirds-l] Black Tern, congregations - Jones Beach West End 9/28 (Nassau)

2016-09-28 Thread Brendan Fogarty
where they had been roosting. Medium-sized fish could be seen leaping out of the water in the channel. There were hundreds of Forster's Terns in the inlet and at least 5,000 Tree Swallows. Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Connecticut Warbler - Garvies Point 9/23 (Nassau)

2016-09-23 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Found this morning by Barbara Garriel, seen through around 11am. Efforts made through afternoon to refind without much luck. Park, go left around the museum building, straight, down steps by 3 boulders, follow edge of mugwort/goldenrod field to pair of benches. Bird was seen at that corner of

[nysbirds-l] Am. Golden-Plover - Nickerson Beach 9/8 (Nassau Co)

2016-09-08 Thread Brendan Fogarty
rmite-like winged insects. And over the dunes at anchor around 100 Common Terns and a few Laughing Gulls were performing a similar stunt. Larids flycatching is very entertaining to watch. Best,Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWE

[nysbirds-l] Buff-breasted Sandpiper, RN Phalarope - Jones Beach 9/7 (Nassau Co)

2016-09-07 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi all, You know about the phalarope, but there were also three Buff-breasted Sandpipers at the swale. Seen with Mike Zito just before 7pm. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S31472671 Best, Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach rails YES - 8/19 AM

2016-08-19 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, An adult Virginia Rail was in the easternmost West End pond this morning (where the juvenile Virginia was yesterday evening) at 6:30, and the Sora was showing poorly when I left at 7:45, still in the little channel between the easternmost and widest West End pond. So there are at

[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach rails (Nassau)

2016-08-18 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Hi everyone, Dave Klauber and I failed to spot or hear the Sora at the ponds his evening, but we had a brief but definitive look at a sprinting juvenile Virginia Rail, all the way in the southeast corner of the little easternmost pond there. Shorebird diversity was nice, half a dozen

[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach shorebirds (Nassau Co.) 7/27

2016-07-27 Thread Brendan Fogarty
SOMEONE OPERATING a drone. Not much they can do otherwise. State Park Police: (631) 321--3700, or ask to be redirected via 911. Also two dog ticks. Stay safe, stay smart, and happy shorebird season. Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] White-winged Dove NO - Jones Beach (incl. photos from earlier)

2016-05-12 Thread Brendan Fogarty
continues, today heard between the field 3 lot and MacDonald Pond to the east. Photos of the dove: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S29586444 Best,Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Plover - Robert Moses SP - 5/11(Suffolk Co.)

2016-05-11 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Secondhand report. Photographed at Democrat Point today. All that is known is on the following eBird checklist. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S29565899 Brendan -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Both cuckoos, Bobolinks - Stillwell Woods 5/11 (Nassau Co.)

2016-05-11 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Best, Brendan Fogarty -- 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] Valley Stream SP - Hooded Warbler, Louisiana Waterthrush - 4/20 (Nassau Co.)

2016-04-29 Thread Brendan Fogarty
in the day via Bobby Kurz and Ed Becher. Also from this spot, a Blue-headed Vireo, singing, and a Swamp Sparrow. Still tons of Yellow-rumped and Palm Warblers. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S29084415 Best,Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Eurasian Wigeon - Leeds Pond Preserve + (Nassau Co) 3/30

2016-03-30 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Best,Brendan Fogarty -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Nickerson BBWD (Nassau Co.) Potential Search Strategy

2015-07-21 Thread Brendan Fogarty
sometime in the evening (6pm?). The best nearby parking option is likely the Lido Passive Preserve, just one stoplight to the east of Nickerson, then walk or bike into Nickerson. Good luck,Brendan Fogarty Hempstead, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Summer Tanager - Planting Fields (Nassau Co.) 5/26

2015-05-26 Thread Brendan Fogarty
on the left, then start listening as you approach a large weeping beech behind some yews right off the south side of the path. The bird sanctuary area is just ahead, but the bird is audible from the scenic area marked as the Taxus Field behind the beech/yews. 40.861703, -73.560944 Best, Brendan

[nysbirds-l] Hurricane Arthur report - Nickerson Beach (Nassau Co.)

2014-07-04 Thread Brendan Fogarty
the colony yesterday. Beside a few late scoters, a female Red-breasted Merganser, and a female Long-tailed Duck that have been around occasionally, there has not been much else of note.  Best,  Brendan Fogarty Hempstead, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] LI, Robert Moses and Nickerson

2014-05-23 Thread Brendan Fogarty
A couple of quick addition to Doug's sighting at Nickerson Beach, Nassau County. Nickerson is slowly accumulating its breeding terns and skimmers. At least one pair of Gull-billed Tern have been visiting the colony lately. Yesterday there was a ratty lookin' 3rd cycle Lesser Black-backed Gull

[nysbirds-l] King Eider - Bayville Beach (Nassau Co.)

2014-01-01 Thread Brendan Fogarty
Sands Point, although Andrew Baksh had a drake there this morning as well.   Brendan Fogarty -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

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