[nysbirds-l] 9 brown pelicans on Swinburne Island off staten Island

2020-07-11 Thread Isaac Grant
All roosting on western edge of island as seen from fishing pier in staten island. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Bronzed Cowbird no

2020-07-04 Thread Isaac Grant
First off sorry to email everyone about common sparrows. That was supposed to be to myself as a reminder and not sent out to the list. Also a number of people scoured Nickerson beach from sunrise until noon and no one was able to find the cowbird seen yesterday. Isaac Grant Senior Loan

[nysbirds-l] Sparrows

2020-07-04 Thread Isaac Grant
Seaside and saltmarsh 64 mott lane. Brookhaven Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Ash-throated Flycatcher on Staten Island

2019-11-11 Thread Isaac Grant
the first path on left you get to which is where Catherine found the bird. From the do not enter sign it is maybe 200 yards away. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Brown Booby off of Breezy Point, Queens

2019-07-28 Thread Isaac Grant
Was just sent details and photos of a sub adult Brown Booby seen yesterday from the American Princess whale watch cruise in between Breezy Point and Sandy Hook. Tough one to chase but just getting the word out. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Franklin’s Gull update on Staten Island

2019-06-01 Thread Isaac Grant
Gulls flew off it it flew off with them. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Franklin’s Gull at Miller Field on Staten Island

2019-06-01 Thread Isaac Grant
In puddle in front of hangars. Adult in full plumage. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[nysbirds-l] Burrowing Owl info

2019-05-16 Thread Isaac Grant
there for the kids softball game. This is not a closed off or restricted area in case that wasn’t clear. Again I was not the original finder I’m just getting the word out Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Burrowing Owl in Queens

2019-05-16 Thread Isaac Grant
At Big Egg Marsh in active construction zone. Bird in fenced off area as you drive in. People must not trespass. Please use caution and get out of the way of the construction vehicles. Not found by me. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] White Pelican on Staten Island

2019-05-10 Thread Isaac Grant
Just had a White Pelican flying over my house in St George (northern tip of the island) and last saw it drifting north towards NY Harbor. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Varied Thrush yes on Staten Island

2019-01-17 Thread Isaac Grant
Seen from concrete bridge behind church just off Brooke’s Pond. Same spot as previously seen about a quarter mile from intersection of clove and forest. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Golden crowned Sparrow yes

2019-01-04 Thread Isaac Grant
Currently being seen on bridge street in dense tangles between the parking area and the bridge. Feeding near sumac trees. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Varied Thrush on staten island

2018-12-05 Thread Isaac Grant
station. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Scissor tail -NO

2018-11-10 Thread Isaac Grant
Me, Doug Gochfeld and Tripper have been looking for Scissor-tail for over an hour but have not seen it. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer > On Nov 10, 2018, at 2:00 PM, Brendan Fogarty wrote: > > There have not been any new reports. There is a significant number of people > s

[nysbirds-l] Gray kingbird YES

2018-11-10 Thread Isaac Grant
On the Christmas ornaments about 100 yards past the police station Going towards the Coast Guard station Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Marbled Godwin at Breezy Point

2018-08-16 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird found yesterday (not by me) continues today on the ocean side. About half way out towards jetty in a flock of oystercatchers. They spent most of their time in the roped off nesting area. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Roseate spoonbill in NY now

2018-08-03 Thread Isaac Grant
After waiting all day the spoonbill just landed on the NY side of the berm at liberty Loop. Landed just of the west trail. 5:09 now Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point Terns

2018-06-24 Thread Isaac Grant
Tripper and I Currently 1 first summer Arctic and 4 Roseates out near the jetty. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point Terns

2018-06-23 Thread Isaac Grant
of common and lest Tern. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] 32 Whimbrel at Great Kills on Staten Island

2018-05-23 Thread Isaac Grant
Last seen flying north towards Brooklyn. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Western Meadowlark yes

2018-04-22 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird still here in field between Olmstead and Wiley. Currently much closer to Olmstead. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Little Gull brooklyn

2018-04-16 Thread Isaac Grant
Sitting in bumper to bumper traffic and watching a little gull flying along breakwall shortly before middle lot on the belt. Seen between bridge and middle lot. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officern -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

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

2018-04-15 Thread Isaac Grant
That Whimbrel photo seems to show a Eurasian Whimbrel. Looks like a white line going up the back in the one photo and barred whitish tail. Super cool. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer > On Apr 15, 2018, at 3:59 PM, Cesar Castillo <czar3...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > I walked out from

[nysbirds-l] Ross's Goose yes at Baisley

2018-01-01 Thread Isaac Grant
Just flew in and landed with all the Gulls in the middle of the pond/ice. Not at northern part with open water. 1:50. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [SINaturaList] Ash-throated Flycatcher and Clay-colored sparrow

2017-11-23 Thread Isaac Grant
See below Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: > From: "SINaturalist sinatural...@yahoo.com [SINaturaList]" > <sinatural...@yahoogroups.com> > Date: November 23, 2017 at 1:08:31 PM EST > To: sinatural...@yahoogroups.com > Subject: [SINatu

[nysbirds-l] 3 Sandhill Cranes on Staten Island

2017-11-08 Thread Isaac Grant
Just had 3 cranes fly over my house heading south. Anyone south of the northern tip of the island (St. George) get out and look up. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Lark Bunting yes - Robert Moses

2017-09-28 Thread Isaac Grant
Just made a brief appearance right near the red garbage can at edge of volley ball court. Then flew to north west edge and not being seen again. Very windy. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Royal Terns

2017-09-20 Thread Isaac Grant
In addition to the Sooty Tern there were 241 Royal Terns. Most roosting on the beach at the same time. This should be a new state high count. Surely we're more birds to be seen as there was a steady stream of them flying in from the south. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] American Avocet on Staten Island

2017-08-19 Thread Isaac Grant
At Goethals Bridge Pond. Seen from trailer park Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Avocet on East Pond of Jamaica Bay

2017-08-17 Thread Isaac Grant
Continues at North end, just south of dead mans cove. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[nysbirds-l] 5 Brown Pelicans on Staten Island

2017-07-29 Thread Isaac Grant
Currently viewing 5 Brown Pelicans from the Miller field Beach. Jose Garofalo is watching them from Cedar Beach. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] 2 brown pelicans on Staten Island

2017-07-29 Thread Isaac Grant
Being seen in raritan bay from the tip of the fishing pier at Midland Beach. Birds are far out. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Nickerson Beach seabirds

2017-06-18 Thread Isaac Grant
to see. During my time seawatching I had the following. 75+ Great Shearwater 5 Corey's 1 Manx 2 Sooty 1 Parastic Jaeger came onshore at sundown and buzzed the east Tern colony. Also had an adult Arctic Tern on the beach of the east Tern colony as well. 5 Roseate Terns sitting on beach Isaac

[nysbirds-l] Thayers - No on Staten Island

2017-03-31 Thread isaac grant
No sign of the previously reported young bird. Jose and I looked for about 2 hours. Checked all of the gulls in the field and also checked the beach. Hopefully someone will be able to re find it. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [SINaturaList] First winter thayers gull at miller field 730 this am

2017-03-31 Thread Isaac Grant
Forwarding email. See below. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: > From: "Richard Veit rrvei...@gmail.com [SINaturaList]" > <sinatural...@yahoogroups.com> > Date: March 31, 2017 at 8:24:23 AM EDT > To: sinatural...@yahoogroups.com > Subje

[nysbirds-l] Mew gull Staten Island

2017-03-29 Thread Isaac Grant
I just relocated the bird on the beach at Midland Beach. This is directly across from the pine trees where the red crossbill was seen for most of the winter. It is right across from the blue bathrooms. The bird was first found by Dick Veit feeding on the lawn at Millerfield. Isaac Grant Senior

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-headed blackbird on Staten Island

2017-03-02 Thread Isaac Grant
of warning. The area behind the field station is off limits. The bird has been seen going in there but please do not go in there as you will be ticketed by the cops. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Lesser-black Backed Gull at Cammans Pond Park, Merrick

2017-02-03 Thread isaac grant
Passing on a note that Eric Miller is currently observing an adult LBBG at Cammans Pond Park. Also there are 2 Great Egrets present as well. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Ross Gull?

2017-01-28 Thread Isaac Grant
Any updates positive or negative would be greatly appreciated. There are people that are in route and people that are waiting to go. Unfortunately I'm stuck here in the city but I know others who would love some reports. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Barrows Goldeneye on Staten Island

2017-01-25 Thread Isaac Grant
Dave Eib and Seth Wollney found a female Barrows Goldeneye on the pond at Moravian Cemetery. This is exactly where it was seen a few years back so most likely a returning bird. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting still in Staten Island.

2017-01-18 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird is at end of Arden Avenue not Arbutus. sorry. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: > From: Richard Veit <rrvei...@gmail.com> > Date: January 18, 2017 at 10:58:02 AM EST > To: Isaac Grant <hosesbroadb...@gmail.com> > Subject: Re: [nysbirds-

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting still in Staten Island.

2017-01-18 Thread Isaac Grant
Seen at 10:40 in usual spot at end of Arbutus Avenue. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting on Staten Island

2017-01-13 Thread isaac grant
Forwarding this email on behalf of Mike Shanley as his emails go to spam many times for me. The end of Arden Avenue is just off of Hylan Blvd and looks over Raritan Bay. Mike falec...@yahoo.com [SINaturaList] 5:17 PM (2 minutes ago) to NYSBIRDS_L Maya Shikman and

[nysbirds-l] Red Crossbill and Dickcissel still at MillerField Staten Island

2017-01-06 Thread Isaac Grant
The unbelievably sporadic female Crossbill just put in it's typical two second appearance in the Pines right in front of the field eight backstop just off the edge of Millerfield. The Dickcissel is about halfway down to the end of field as well. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Iceland Gulls on Staten Island

2016-12-23 Thread Isaac Grant
Currently 2 Iceland Gulls on front street in Staten Island. Both young birds and one is much paler than the other. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Geese at Van Cortlandt Park

2016-12-23 Thread Isaac Grant
In addition to the Pink-footed there is also a Cackling Goose on the lake at the Golf Course. Plus a single Snow Goose. And of course lots of Canada Geese. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Staten Island birds

2016-12-14 Thread Isaac Grant
from the Mew Gull spot and the pier in Brooklyn. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Mew Gull in Brooklyn

2016-12-12 Thread isaac grant
Bobbi Manian just tweeted photo of adult Common/Mew Gull on the water in the Narrows off the Belt Parkway esplanade between Veteran's Memorial Pier and the 80th street pedestrian crossover. This is in Brooklyn (Kings County) She says it is currently flying around in the area now. -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Cackling goose at clove lakes park, Staten Island.

2016-12-11 Thread Isaac Grant
On ice just off Victory Blvd. In a large flock of Canada Geese. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Manhattan Empidonax - Inwood Hill Park

2016-12-08 Thread isaac grant
This was just posted to ebird. If any are not on it have a look. http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32922727 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Black-legged Kittiwake on Staten Island

2016-12-03 Thread isaac grant
Was doing a seawatch off of the base of the ferry, near where the 9/11 memorial is and was lucky when a 1st year Black-legged Kittiwake flew by. About 3:15 this afternoon. Sorry for getting word out late but needed to get home and blow up pics to be sure. Bird was flying towards Bayonne. Got

[nysbirds-l] Western Tanager yes on Staten Island.

2016-11-25 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird has been seen off and on at previously reported spots. Beautiful male. But seems much harder to find than the City Hall Park bird. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Cave Swallow at Breezy Point

2016-11-20 Thread Isaac Grant
Spent a few brutal hours at Breezy. Highlighted by 2 flyby Cave Swallows at about 2:45. Orange forehead and throat seen well as the slowly flew by directly into the fierce west wind. Also had a single Snow Bunting. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Northern Goshawk at Big Egg Marsh, Queens

2016-11-18 Thread isaac grant
I was just sent pictures of a juvenile Northern Goshawk that was photographed at 1 pm today at Big Egg Marsh. Too late for me to get there now but I know where I will be first thing in the morning. If you are local might be worth a shot if you can get there before dark. -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] 2 longspurs at Floyd Bennett

2016-11-17 Thread Isaac Grant
Sorry for the multiple posts but there are actually two longspurs. Last seen flying west onto the main field by the runway that is directly in front of the aviator. They flushed but the larks stayed when a dog walker walked by. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Lapland Longspur at Floyd Bennet field Brooklyn

2016-11-17 Thread Isaac Grant
In field directly in front of the Aviator building. In a flock of horned lark. This is the field that is bordered by that berm before you get to the main road Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Ash throats update on Staten Island

2016-11-02 Thread Isaac Grant
some effort will be needed to find it. To access the field follow the same path at the end of Holton Avenue and you will see two concrete barriers on your right. Cross over the barriers and into the field. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Ash-throated Flycatcher yes on Staten Island

2016-11-02 Thread Isaac Grant
area before you get to pond. Staying low for long periods as is typical. Also calling. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Henslows Sparrow on Staten Island at Fort Wadsworth

2016-10-11 Thread Isaac Grant
behind it. Earlier this morning there was a grasshopper sparrow here. Not seen on afternoonn visit. But there is another ammodramus as well that I only got fleeting views of. Think it's a nelsons/salt marsh. Also present are lots of other sparrows and a Meadowlark. Isaac Grant Senior Loan

[nysbirds-l] Not golden plovers at Miller

2016-10-01 Thread Isaac Grant
Sorry. I'm watching them and as they got closer I see they are Juvenile Black bellied plover. Not Golden Plover. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Common Eider off of Ft. Tilden, Queens

2016-09-25 Thread Isaac Grant
Birded the beach at Breezy and Tilden. Only bird of note was a single female Common Eider. Just west of the silver gull club. Can't recall having one in September before. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Eastern Whip-poor-will at Fort Tilden

2016-09-11 Thread Isaac Grant
wings with no white in the wings and white tips to the tail. Bird flew towards Breezy. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Ft. TIlden, Queens sea watch

2016-09-05 Thread Isaac Grant
to be Cave Swallows. Lost them as they flew east towards Riis. Only guess would be Caribbean race caught in storm? Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] East Pond Shorebirds

2016-08-28 Thread Isaac Grant
and birds flew in and quickly flew off. Both birds landed on first spit after dead mans cove at north end. Also seen were 5 juvenile Stilt Sandpipers Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Buff-breasted Sandpiper on Staten Island

2016-08-24 Thread Isaac Grant
At miller Field at the end of New Dorp Lane. Still there as of 12:10. Previously reported on Staten Island Listserve. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit at Wolfes Pond Park

2016-08-15 Thread Isaac Grant
and then flew south towards New Jersey and the South Amboy area. Seen at 7:15 pm. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] East Pond birds

2016-08-13 Thread Isaac Grant
Just leaving the pond now. (7:40). Got here about 4:00. Just stayed at first spit at north end. Numbers down from Friday. Highlights were 1 basic plumaged Black Tern 1 (continuing?) adult Long-billed Dowitcher 1 juvenile Western Sandpiper Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] East Pond birds

2016-08-12 Thread Isaac Grant
of 900 Semipalmated Sandpipers Total of 16 species of shorebirds 1 Sora Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Correction Black-headed

2016-08-07 Thread Isaac Grant
It is a sub adult. Not a full adult. Some black tips to tail and secondaries. Seeing it better now. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gull on east pond

2016-08-07 Thread Isaac Grant
Northwest side on main spit past dead mans cove. In usual spot where gull flock gathers. Fading plumaged adult. Still has remnants of hood. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Jamaica Bay shorebirds

2016-07-28 Thread Isaac Grant
adults). Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Adult Baird's sandpiper on east pond at Jamaica Bay

2016-07-24 Thread Isaac Grant
to 8 SB Dowitchers down to 22 No sign of the Pectoral Only increase is there are now 19 Semipalmated Plovers. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] East Pond report

2016-07-21 Thread Isaac Grant
Birded the north end after work. Tide was wrong. Numbers were very low. Only birds of note were 9 Stilt Sandpipers and 1 Pectoral Sandpiper. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Storm Petrels off Ft. Tilden

2016-07-09 Thread Isaac Grant
Encouraged by Heydi Lopes find of one in Deadhorse Bay I got to the beach. Have seen 4 so far. All going west to east. These are the first I've seen in NYC since before Hurricane Sandy. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] White Ibis flyby on belt Parkway

2016-06-30 Thread Isaac Grant
Just had an adult white ibis fly by while I'm sitting in traffic on the belt parkway. The bird was near exit 6S while I'm traveling west. Bird was flying east towards Coney Island. Hopefully it will touch down someplace where others can see it. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Arctic Tern at Breezy Point

2016-06-11 Thread Isaac Grant
. I was eventually chased off the beach by an angry and hostile Breezy resident who was completely unimpressed by an Arctic Tern on "his" beach. Bird was seen about 5:45 and I've just gotten back to the car. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastB

[nysbirds-l] White-faced Ibis back at Jamaica Bay

2016-06-05 Thread Isaac Grant
Just landed at southeast section of east pond. 1:48 Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Sooty Shearwater and Black Tern off Fort Tilden

2016-06-05 Thread Isaac Grant
I did a 2 1/2 hour see you watch off of the Fishermens lot at Fort Tilden in Queens. Birds of note were an adult black tern and a sooty shearwater (The first I have had in the city since before hurricane Sandy) Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Roseate Tern at Breezy Point

2016-05-28 Thread Isaac Grant
Currently a Roseate sitting in loafing flock at Breezy. Bird is at the second to last wooden lined walkway at the east end. With Seth Wollney And Dave Eib. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] 3 whimbrel at breezy

2016-05-25 Thread Isaac Grant
Sorry for the typo. There are 3 and not 2. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Whimbrel at breezy Point

2016-05-25 Thread Isaac Grant
2 on beach closer to silver gull. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[nysbirds-l] Whimbrel at Big Egg Marsh in Queens

2016-05-23 Thread Isaac Grant
Seen clearly in flight over the marsh. Also large numbers of other shorebirds. Plus had a Gull-billed Tern working the marsh as well. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler Staten Island

2016-05-16 Thread Isaac Grant
Currently a singing male Prothonotary not more than 100 yards south east of Martlings Avenue. Park at Martlings by the bridge and walk south east along the main path on west side of pond. Listen for bird on both sides of path. Reported yesterday afternoon but I did not see it then. Isaac

[nysbirds-l] Glaucous Gull at Great Kills Park on Staten Island

2016-05-12 Thread Isaac Grant
Worn young bird resting on mud flats at 7:40. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Bicknells Thrush at North Mt Loretto Woods on Staten Island.

2016-05-12 Thread Isaac Grant
a culvert spills out into a tiny puddle. I left the bird there. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] Mississippi Kite Staten Island

2016-05-09 Thread Isaac Grant
Amazingly for the second time in 3 years I just had an adult Mississippi Kite fly over my house. It was traveling north west so keep an eye to the sky if you are in Brooklyn. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] 3 Summer Tanager and 2 Cerulean Watblers on Staten Island

2016-05-09 Thread Isaac Grant
this morning. Seems to be a great day to be out. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

[nysbirds-l] Cattle Egret at Big Egg Marsh in Queens

2016-05-06 Thread Isaac Grant
Just had a cattle Egret in full plumage in the marsh during high wind and rain. Numbers of semipalmated plover and short-billed dowitchers up quite a bit. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Caspian Tern on East Pond - Jamaica Bay

2016-05-04 Thread Isaac Grant
Had 1 briefly touch down and then fly out to the bay to the east. 2 White-crowned Sparrows singing at northwest corner of main lot are nice for spring. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Curlew Sandpiper Big Egg Marsh- queens

2016-05-04 Thread Isaac Grant
flying all over the place. Just lost it in a cloud of birds. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] American Bittern at Clive Lakes Park on Staten Island

2016-04-22 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird is sitting in open at the lower pond. Brooks Pond. The one closest to Forest Avenue. At edge of phrags that are facing the large stone bridge. Strong migration and many other species here such as Spotted Sandpiper, Green Heron, and others that have been widely reported. Isaac Grant

[nysbirds-l] Evening Grosbeak at Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn

2016-04-21 Thread Isaac Grant
to the sky... Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Harlequin Duck on Staten Island

2016-04-13 Thread Isaac Grant
parking lot and spent most of the afternoon sitting on the rocks until chased by someone with a camera as the story goes. I have not seen the bird but passing on the info as we don't get too many of these in the city. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler still on Staten Island

2016-04-09 Thread Isaac Grant
Just got word from Tom Dulski that 1 of the Yellow-throated Watblers is still at High Rock in same spot as described earlier. In with a large flock of Pine and Palm Warblers. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Warblers on Staten sland

2016-04-06 Thread Isaac Grant
there. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Little Gull yes on Staten Island

2016-04-02 Thread Isaac Grant
. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Recent arrivals Fort Tilden/Breezy

2016-03-20 Thread Isaac Grant
Echoing finds from elsewhere a short walk from Tilden out about a quarter of the way to the breezy jetty yielded 21 American Oystercatchers 1 Piping Plover 1 Laughing Gull Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Gannet swarm in Raritan Bay

2016-03-19 Thread Isaac Grant
While not rare, there are currently 1000's of Gannets in Raritan Bay. I am at the end of Oakwood Beach in Staten Island and everywhere I scan the sky and water is filled with Gannets. Mostly distant. Off of Jersey (Perth Amboy) there are clouds of them. Very cool to see. Isaac Grant Senior

[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre still at Great Kills

2016-03-10 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird is 10 feet off of the shore. Can't get better views. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] Mew Gull on Staten Island

2016-01-22 Thread isaac grant
Shortly before 4:00 this afternoon I found a Mew Gull (most likely Common Gull) off of Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island. Bird was feeding off of the jetty in a large flock of Ring-billed Gulls and some Bonaparte's Gulls. This is basically on the Staten Island side of Gravesend Bay. It is an adult

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