Re: [nysbirds-l] Kings County Townsend's Warbler

2022-11-16 Thread Doug Gochfeld
who have asked, there is legal street parking all around the park- but even better there are plenty of subway stations in the area. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. On Wed, Nov 16, 2022 at 12:01 Sean Sime wrote: > Doug Gochfeld asked me to post he has just found a young m

[nysbirds-l] Tropical Kingbird in Queens NOW

2022-10-28 Thread Doug Gochfeld
A Tropical Kingbird just flew in off NY Bay and landed in the outermost dunes at Breezy Point. It is now perched up in a bush at the base of the jetty. Good luck if you come for it Doug Gochfeld & Max Epstein. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] Shane Blodgett’s Passing

2022-09-17 Thread Doug Gochfeld
two children, and the rest of the family. There will be information later on regarding a celebration of his life in Brooklyn. There will be others, but there will never be another. -Sean Sime and Doug Gochfeld -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Eared Grebe at Jamaica Bay West Pond

2022-09-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
at Yellow Bar Hassock. Definitely some shorebird movement happening around the bay right now with the falling tide and rain. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] 08/15 - Pelagic Trip out of Brooklyn, summary

2022-08-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
-1 Mola sp. - 2 Portuguese Man O War - 1 *Landbirds* Chimney Swift- 1 Barn Swallow- 3 Great Blue Heron- 1 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] August Migrants around New York Harbor

2022-08-10 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Dickcissel hanging around the NE corner of the parade ground at Governors Island. Good Migrant Birding! Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re:[nysbirds-l] Piermont Great White Heron continues now

2022-07-24 Thread Doug Gochfeld
most often been seen farther east where Ferdon crosses the stream, and there are other parking options if it is that far east along the stream. -Doug On Sun, Jul 24, 2022 at 15:36 Doug Gochfeld wrote: > The continuing Great White Heron currently in the Sparkill Creek which > runs pa

[nysbirds-l] Piermont Great White Heron continues now

2022-07-24 Thread Doug Gochfeld
is relatively narrow, and this pullout can only support three cars. The bird is preening, standing on a log in the middle of the water. Parking pullout is here: 41.0326528, -73.9224291 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re:[nysbirds-l] 5/23 Pelagic Trip - Black-capped Petrels, Dovekie, Puffins etc.

2022-05-25 Thread Doug Gochfeld
In my post regarding the pelagic, I neglected to share the link to the eBird trip report, which will contain all the eBird lists from the trip, and contain any media that the participants embed: https://ebird.org/tripreport/59114 All the best -Doug On Wed, May 25, 2022 at 8:09 AM Doug Gochfeld

[nysbirds-l] 5/23 Pelagic Trip - Black-capped Petrels, Dovekie, Puffins etc.

2022-05-25 Thread Doug Gochfeld
The American Princess launched its first overnight dedicated birding pelagic trip on Monday night, departing from Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay. Captain Frank did a great job managing the disorganized seas, and the other guides/bird spotters in addition to myself were Paul Guris and Sean Sime. Water

[nysbirds-l] Kentucky Warbler Brooklyn- under the Manhattan Bridge

2022-05-02 Thread Doug Gochfeld
of vegetation brtween the street and the entrance path, just east of the playground gate. Good Urban Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black-throated Gray Warbler Prospect Park

2022-04-30 Thread Doug Gochfeld
coordinates, between Rick’s Place and the Long Meadow: 40.6650464, -73.9682178 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black Brant, Redpoll, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

2022-02-06 Thread Doug Gochfeld
the redpoll during the rest of my visit. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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] Black-headed x Ring-billed Gull hybrid & more gulls, Brooklyn Bridge Park

2021-12-29 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ar Atlantic Avenue, a short walk away from the park. Good gulling! Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Townsend’s Warbler, Brooklyn

2021-09-09 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Birding Doug Gochfeld, George Armistead, Chris Bell -- 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] Connecticut Warbler, Brooklyn - Green-Wood Cemetery

2021-09-07 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Vireo, and Common Yellowthroat (all three were abundant), and Eastern Wood-Pewee and Veery. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit, White-faced Ibis, JBWR now

2021-07-09 Thread Doug Gochfeld
wanting to actually walk the edge of the pond from either south or north ends, though they are not necessary to view the pond from the south end or the Big John’s Pond trail. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. —— Douglas Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. Field Guides Birding Tours https

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Martin NOW

2021-04-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Progne being seen around Duck Island on the east side of the lake, now. Good Luck -Doug Gochfeld -- 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] Prospect Park Progne summary 04/02/21

2021-04-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
waterbodies. Best -Doug Gochfeld On Sat, Apr 3, 2021 at 08:22 Robert Lewis wrote: > How do birders in Brooklyn communicate with each other rapidly? > Whatsapp? Twitter? > > Bob Lewis > > > > > > > On Friday, April 2, 2021, 9:27:27 PM EDT, Doug Gochfel

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Progne summary 04/02/21

2021-04-02 Thread Doug Gochfeld
han this morning. The bird continued to strike me, and others, as smaller and shorter-winged than a Purple Martin, perhaps bringing Gray-breasted Martin into play as one of the more likely candidates. Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Progne

2021-04-02 Thread Doug Gochfeld
A group of birders is currently looking at the intriguing Progne martin in Prospect Park. It is perched in a tree overhanging the NW corner of the lake. Nice comparison showing its apparently relatively small size for a martin. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Progne

2021-04-01 Thread Doug Gochfeld
-freezing overnight low. Good luck if you go -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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] Prospect Park (likely) Caribbean/Cuban Martin continuing

2021-04-01 Thread Doug Gochfeld
point at the SW corner of the lake. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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] Prospect Park Progne Martin

2021-04-01 Thread Doug Gochfeld
worth a look for those interested. I’m on my way back right now to try and get more views. Good birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Common Gull Prospect Park - now

2021-03-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
After a week or so absence, the Common Gull (Mew Gull) is back on the limited ice edge at the SW corner of Prospect Lake in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Le Conte’s Sparrow - Queens

2021-02-16 Thread Doug Gochfeld
in the inlet was the only other unusual bird I detected in my midday circuit. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re:[nysbirds-l] Common Gull viewing logistics

2021-02-15 Thread Doug Gochfeld
I also meant to add that in this Common Gull search situation a telescope is crucial- perhaps essential. Best -Doug Gochfeld On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 14:09 Doug Gochfeld wrote: > Prospect Lake (in Prospect Park) is mostly frozen over, but has an opening > in the center, where the geese

[nysbirds-l] Common Gull viewing logistics

2021-02-15 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/Ocean Ave.). Good luck if you go for this understated but excellent bird. -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Common Gull Prospect Park now

2021-02-15 Thread Doug Gochfeld
The young Common Gull is on the ice on Prospect Lake this morning. Showing well at the moment after being completely obscured by other gulls for quite some time earlier. -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Mew Gull Prospect Park - right now

2021-02-10 Thread Doug Gochfeld
a short time ago, but luckily the Common Gull remained, so it seems to be settled at the lake for the moment. Good luck if you go Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Least Flycatcher (probably) Prospect Park, Brooklyn

2020-11-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ds of some interest amid the throngs of dogs walking their owners were an *Orange-crowned Warbler* on the Peninsula's thumb, a *House Wren* behind the Wellhouse, and a half dozen *Rusty Blackbirds* feeding around the pools in the Vale of Cashmere. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. --

[nysbirds-l] Cave Swallow and Barn Swallow in Brooklyn now

2020-11-17 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There is currently one each of Cave Swallow and Barn Swallow flying around the hangar at the boat launch parking lot at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. It seems possible, given their behavior and the lateness in the day, that they will attempt to roost there this evening. Good Birding -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Western Rockaway Peninsula: 2 different King Eiders

2020-11-16 Thread Doug Gochfeld
bulbous on the Fort Tilden bird. This is viewable on photos embedded in various eBird checklists from the two locales. Thanks to Lisa for prompting investigation of how many individuals are involved. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Western Tanager at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn Now

2020-11-16 Thread Doug Gochfeld
radius around these coordinates: 40.6511892, -73.9856404 (Near Vine and Cypress Aves.) The only entrances open to car traffic on weekdays right now are the ones at 5th Ave. and 25th St., and the Sunset Park entrance, both on the north side of the cemetery. Good birding, Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn & Queens weekend migration and rarities

2020-10-25 Thread Doug Gochfeld
for such a skulky species to disappear into. Afterwards I swung by Riis Park, where walking various excellent looking patches of weedy habitat and dune scrub yielded *Marsh Wren *(Neponsit field)*, Nelson’s Sparrow, Orange-crowned Warbler*, and 3 Eastern Meadowlarks. Viva la migración -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Sooty Terns NYC

2020-08-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
in Manhattan (70th St.) (Ryan Zucker), and much earlier amidst the heaviest of the storm Shane Blodgett watched 3 “Tropical Terns” (likely Sooty) come in off the ocean and headed south over land at Riis Park. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Oystercatcher nest in unprotected area

2020-05-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. Good Birding Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 15:47 Gus Keri wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I know we are not supposed to reveal nesting locations but I think > everyone who is going to visit Plumb beach should be aware of this one. I > have never seen a nes

[nysbirds-l] (Over)Certainty in eBird reports (Brooklyn Painted Bunting info)

2020-02-12 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ably be accidentally lost and replaced feathers rather than molt. If it gets away without replacing any feathers like this, best to leave it as sex unknown.Hope this helps and feel free to re-post these comments."* Good Birding, -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: h

[nysbirds-l] Black Brant/Razorbill- Brooklyn

2020-01-30 Thread Doug Gochfeld
, it flew over an alcid floating on the water at some distance, which turned out to be a *RAZORBILL*. Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Bird Spectacle & Recent Rarities

2020-01-05 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Bird checklist with a couple of context photos of the BBP gull roost: https://ebird.org/checklist/S62934732 eBird list from Daisy's duck at Sheepshead today: https://ebird.org/checklist/S63051166 Good Urban Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] Bronx- Baird’s Sandpiper and Pectoral Sandpipers

2019-09-14 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There is currently a juvenile Baird’s Sandpiper and at least 12 juvenile Pectoral Sandpipers at Jerome Reservoir, among around 70 shorebirds. Also roughly 200 Chimney Swifts flying around fairly low. Viewing from Webb Ave. and Reservoir Ave., with plenty of street parking. Good Birding -Doug

[nysbirds-l] NYC Connecticut Warblers Yesterday (including 2 together)

2019-09-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
by searching for the Tribute in Light hotspot and looking at the recent checklists. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn - White-winged Dove & Morning Flight

2019-08-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Gnatcatchers (14 this morning, after detecting 0 yesterday), an uptick in Waterthrushes, and an Empidonax flycatcher that looked to me to be a Willow, which would be perhaps the most expected species here given the date. eBird list: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58919415 Good Birding! -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn - Prothonotary Warbler & Morning Flight

2019-08-10 Thread Doug Gochfeld
that it will remain for the day before moving on. eBird list with photos here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58879795 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murres around NY - and a request

2019-01-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
) for transport to an institution that could study them, such as the American Museum of Natural History. Good Birding (and sciencing), -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre in Brooklyn Now

2019-01-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
If it continues along that breakwall the next point of easy access to intercept it after the VN bridge would be Veterans Memorial Pier at Bay Ridge Avenue and Shore Parkway. Good luck -Doug Gochfeld On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 14:57 Ryan Mandelbaum wrote: > Back to the murre for a mom

[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre in Brooklyn Now

2019-01-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
and is now closer to the pedestrian overpass to the north of there, and if it continues ln this course it will eventually pass the next lot to the NW, which is the eBird hotspot named “Gravesend Bay—Middle Lot” or something close to that. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Fort Tilden morning flight and Northern Shrike now

2018-11-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There is currently an excellent westbound morning flight underway at Fort Tilden in Queens including an Evening Grosbeak, and many Rusty Blackbirds and small finches. A juvenile Northern Shrike also just came in and is currently perched in a tree due south of Battery Harris. -Doug Gochfeld

[nysbirds-l] 5/20- Brooklyn & Queens migration events, Bicknell's Thrush, Summer Tanager, lingerers etc.

2018-05-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/S45852906 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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] May Pelagic Birding Adventure from Brooklyn still has spaces!

2018-04-30 Thread Doug Gochfeld
e deep, and we hope to see many of you aboard! Doug Gochfeld for See Life Paulagics -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

Re: [nysbirds-l] Whimbrel at Breezy Point, Queens NY

2018-04-23 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Hi Brent and all, I think that this bird looks within range for European Whimbrel ( *N.p.phaeopus*). European Whimbrels have more extensive white on the underwings than do our American ones, and this taxon seems an okay fit for the bird in question. The upperwing looks okay for either species,

[nysbirds-l] Dark-bellied Brant (B.b.bernicla) in Brooklyn

2018-04-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
and specimen records, including a specimen from New Jersey. Photos are in the checklist here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44494085 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Another Long Island Purple Gallinule (not chaseable)

2018-02-12 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There's an interesting paper dealing with just this effect here: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/289706654_Warmer_Summers_and_Drier_Winters_Correlate_with_More_Winter_Vagrant_Purple_Gallinules_Porphyrio_martinicus_in_the_North_Atlantic_Region Good Birding and Vagrant Speculating! -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Re: [nysbirds-l] Re: [nysbirds-l] Hammond’s

2017-11-29 Thread Doug Gochfeld
y low down just a couple of feet off the ground, to way in the top of the sweetgums, sometimes low in dense cover, and sometimes in plain view, so keep an open mind when searching, and be patient. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 12:29 PM Nancy Shamban

[nysbirds-l] 10/10: Fort Tilden- Huge Monarch flight and some birds too

2017-10-10 Thread Doug Gochfeld
-40,000 Monarchs passed through Fort Tilden through 2:15 PM. This never-ending ribbon of Monarchs through the dunes was truly astounding. Good Birding, Butterflying and and everything else-ing -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] 10/09- Monarch and Jaeger Spectacles in Brooklyn and Queens

2017-10-09 Thread Doug Gochfeld
will be submitted in the near future and will be easily searchable for in several ways, including at their respective hotspot pages, and photos will be added in due course as well. Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] American Golden-Plover Brooklyn now

2017-09-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit Jamaica Bay East Pond

2017-09-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There is a Hudsonian Godwit at JBWR's East Pond in the cove at the north end next to the discarded pair of boots. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Friday Morning Flight in Brooklyn & Suffolk

2017-09-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/S38938161 Good Migration Hunting! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[nysbirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit East Pond now

2017-08-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] The next spring overnight pelagic is coming!

2017-04-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Hope to see some of you aboard! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[nysbirds-l] 03/07- Brooklyn: Eared Grebe and more

2017-03-07 Thread Doug Gochfeld
as well. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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] Brooklyn Eared Grebe now

2017-03-07 Thread Doug Gochfeld
meter lot at the end of Bay Parkway coming from either direction. The bird is close to shore and very actively diving, staying up for ~10 seconds each time, but overall being very cooperative. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Black Vultures right now

2017-01-25 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] 10/10- Queens: Diverse migration, Greater White-fronted Goose, Cackling Goose, BLACK TERN etc.

2016-10-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
arrows*, 3 White-breasted Nuthatches (not a breeder at that site, so undoubtedly migrants/dispersers), and 3 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers at the Floyd Bennett Field community garden. Also, several White-crowned Sparrows scattered around Fort Tilden, Riis Park, and the community garden. Good Bir

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Pelagic Trip Report: White-faced Storm-Petrels, Black-capped Petrels etc.

2016-08-30 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/72157672158136092 Good Petreling -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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] Possible Hudsonian a Godwit West Pond

2016-07-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
of the pond. I will not be able to ground truth it, but if you're in the area... -Doug Gochfeld -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Fw: [ebirdsnyc] King Eider at Caumsett SP (And also 7/12 NYC shorebirds)

2016-07-12 Thread Doug Gochfeld
n Swallows, and Northern Rough-winged Swallow was noted at both locations. Good Birding!! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 10:55 PM, Richard Guthrie <richardpguth...@gmail.com > wrote: > What good is it to post a link that potential viewers can't open without >

[nysbirds-l] 7/11- Autumn in July at Coney Island Creek

2016-07-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
the swallow diversity and preponderance of Brown-headed Cowbirds: Today's list http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S30641246 July 11, 2015: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S24222966 Also for fun- July 10, 2015: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S24211816 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Red-necked Grebe and Iceland Gull

2016-01-29 Thread Doug Gochfeld
be regular at that location in the evening. This park is very cool in general, and has ~ 3,000 gulls roosting there every night (200-300 Herring, mostly at Pier 1, with the rest being Ring-billed, mostly between Pier 3 & 5). Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L L

[nysbirds-l] 01/09- Brooklyn Pelagic Trip Results, and good prospects for the next one!

2016-01-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ages: http://paulagics.com/?page_id=43 http://paulagics.com/?page_id=41 Hope to see you aboard in two weeks! Good Pelagic Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastB

[nysbirds-l] Photos of rarities that everyone can see!!

2015-12-21 Thread Doug Gochfeld
icles/973966 http://ebird.org/content/ebird/news/addaudio/ Good Birding (and documenting!) -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurati

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting

2015-12-16 Thread Doug Gochfeld
The Prospect Park Painted Bunting has made it to Brooklyn's CBC count period. It is currently in one of its favored locations at the extreme northeast corner of the appropriate habitat at the LeFrak center green roof. Good CBCing! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Ovenbird in Brooklyn

2015-12-05 Thread Doug Gochfeld
This afternoon I ran across an Ovenbird at Brooklyn Bridge Park. It was initially on one of the paved/stone paths before grudgingly going off a few feet into the leaf litter as I passed it. There's a cell phone photo here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S26142014 Good Birding -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Franklin's Gull Yes & Nos

2015-11-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
, and the gull flocks near the wastewater plant and school close to Beach 108th St. Good birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Saturday Pelagic Trip: BLACK-CAPPED PETRELS +

2015-10-25 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ndar already. Stay tuned... Thanks especially to Captains Mike and Keith, and Philly, and Jesus, for making this trip such a fun and successful one. Until next time! Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Lark Sparrow

2015-10-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
to be embedded some time this evening): http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S25474267 http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S25472924 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn- Recent Migration at Coney Island Creek Park

2015-09-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Sparrow was a new arrival and my first definite migrant of that species of the season. For those who were on the pelagic trip, a pelagic summary and shared checklists are forthcoming within the next day or two. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08

[nysbirds-l] 8/04- Breezy Point Baird's Sandpiper photos from yesterday

2015-08-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S24493611 Photos of the adult Baird's Sandpiper (my personal first of this age class from the region, as far as I recall) from yesterday at Plum Beach: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Adult Baird's Sandpiper- Brooklyn, Now

2015-08-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
the tip. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point Whimbrel, Polyphemus etc., and weekend North Fork Arctic Tern photos

2015-07-08 Thread Doug Gochfeld
of the Moth and one of the Plum Beach Cormorants, along with the really cool looking black-billed, adult-like Arctic Tern from this past Saturday/Independence Day in Jamesport, are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08/ Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Arctic Tern- North Fork/Peconic Bay

2015-07-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Forster's Terns. The Forster's have just returned after ~15 minutes, but I haven't seen the Arctic again. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] 6/18- Queens: SABINE'S GULL, LONG-TAILED JAEGER and other goodies.

2015-06-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
list here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23968163 Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point Sabine's Gull update

2015-06-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
The Sabine's Gull is now 400-500 yards east of where 4x4 trail hits the beach, adjacent to the heart of the tern colony. Also, it doesn't appear to be a young bird. It is essentially an adult in basic plumage except that it is still molting in P10. -Doug Gochfeld -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] SABINE'S GULL-Queens RIGHT NOW

2015-06-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Field in Brooklyn. -Doug Gochfeld and Sean Sime -- 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

[nysbirds-l] 6/10- Queens: Manx Shearwater, Whimbrel etc.

2015-06-10 Thread Doug Gochfeld
, and ~250 Black Skimmer. Photos of both the Whimbrel and the Manx are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08/ Full eBird list here: ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23860918 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] 6/1 Pelagic Trip Report Final Tally- SKUA-PALOOZA and More!

2015-06-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
this?! A huge thank you to Paul and Anita Guris for putting the trip together, and to the crew on the Brooklyn VI (Mike, Matty, Philly, Jesus): https://www.facebook.com/brooklynvi.fishing Good Seabirding, Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Franklin's Gull YES, photos, and update on flagged Semipalmated Sandpiper

2015-06-02 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/ For those wondering, the complete summary of yesterday's excellent pelagic trip out of Brooklyn, with photos, should be ready tomorrow, and eBird lists should be completed and shared within the next couple of days. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Plum Beach flagged Semipalmated Sandpipers etc.

2015-05-29 Thread Doug Gochfeld
a scope, especially if they are moving rapidly, and if they only stay for a brief period, as is often the case for shorebirds at this site. Flags can even often be read in flight photos, so if a flock is flying by close, it wouldn't hurt to shoot a few photos. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn- Nelson's Sparrows, other recent miscellany

2015-05-21 Thread Doug Gochfeld
the Jamaica Bay visitor's center two days ago. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn: Black-headed Gull Now

2015-05-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
-Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Parking for 5/31 Brooklyn Pelagic

2015-05-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
I've had a couple of inquiries regarding overnight parking at the dock. There are no temporal parking restrictions on the regular back-in angle parking spots at the dock. So, yes, there should be more than enough overnight street parking right at the boat. Below, I'm pasting the detailed

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Mew Gull -- NO

2015-01-24 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. The most likely alternate places in my mind, based on proximity and high concentrations of appropriately sized gulls, are Coney Island Creek Park (or anywhere in Coney Island Creek where there are gulls hanging out), Coney Island Beach, and the Owls Head Wastewater Plant. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld

[nysbirds-l] Mew Gull -YES

2015-01-22 Thread Doug Gochfeld
and was around briefly before disappearing. He is still currently on site looking to re-find it. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Couch's right now

2015-01-05 Thread Doug Gochfeld
The Couch's Kingbird is perched on a fire escape on the north side of W 11th, half a block east of W 4th. For those who are keeping track, it was on a sunlit fire escape on the NW corner of Perry and W 4th just before 3 PM. Bird actually just flew south over W 11th towards Perry. -Doug Gochfeld

[nysbirds-l] 12/30- Eastern Long Island (Orange-crowned-apalooza etc.)

2014-12-31 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Geese, but we couldn't find any other species of goose mixed in. Good Birding Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] COUCH'S KINGBIRD Manhattan NOW

2014-12-26 Thread Doug Gochfeld
building on the west side of the street, between the fire escapes and the two trees adjacent to the building. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

Re:[nysbirds-l] COUCH'S KINGBIRD Manhattan NOW

2014-12-26 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Bird is back at the original location (from last night's report) in front of the building at Washington St. and Jane St. In the West Village, just one block in from the West Side Drive (West Street). -Doug Gochfeld On Friday, December 26, 2014, Doug Gochfeld fresha2...@gmail.com wrote: Jacob

[nysbirds-l] 12/26- Couch's Cassin's Kingbirds (including Couch's AUDIO)

2014-12-26 Thread Doug Gochfeld
at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn in the early afternoon, and spent time with it until ~1:40 PM. All in all a very pleasant day of birding in the city, thanks to vagrant kingbirds, glorious weather, and the MTA (NYC public transit system). Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Cassin's Kingbird continues in Brooklyn

2014-12-23 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Gary Chapin found the Cassin's Kingbird around the community garden at Floyd Bennett Field a couple of hours ago. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

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