Re: [nysbirds-l] Croton Point Park

2021-02-14 Thread Joshua Malbin
When was the last day anyone picked out a Hoary? On Sun, Feb 14, 2021 at 11:38 AM Carney, Martin wrote: > Really wanted to see an Hoary Redpoll, which would be a life bird! Still > glorious! > > On Sun, Feb 14, 2021, 10:03 AM Robert Lewis wrote: > >> This amazing display has been going on

Re:[nysbirds-l] Unusual gull in Prospect Park

2021-02-06 Thread Joshua Malbin
with the call for the Friday bird. Thanks, all! On Sat, Feb 6, 2021 at 12:31 AM Joshua Malbin wrote: > On Thursday I was gulling in Prospect Park when I noticed an unusually > light first-winter gull fly in among the many first-winter Herring Gulls on > the lake. I thought it was a dark

[nysbirds-l] Unusual gull in Prospect Park

2021-02-05 Thread Joshua Malbin
before this bird reappeared, which it finally did at around 12:30 p.m. On Thursday I think I had it about an hour earlier. Good luck if you try. Joshua Malbin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Private property / Ferruginous Hawk

2021-01-19 Thread Joshua Malbin
Perhaps it would be helpful to provide a list of areas or roads where it is permissible for birders to go to attempt to see this bird, with the presumption that they should treat all other areas as off-limits.

[nysbirds-l] Owl etiquette

2021-01-11 Thread Joshua Malbin
I thought it might be useful to share this content from The Linnaean Society of New York, since they're encouraging folks to share it far and wide. An image version is available at https://www.linnaeannewyork.org/conservation/ for posting on social media, which they're also encouraging. Owl

[nysbirds-l] Extralimital: Hoary Redpoll in the Meadowlands

2021-01-03 Thread Joshua Malbin
in the parking lot. The trail is very wet, with multiple ankle-deep puddles, so waders are recommended. Good luck if you go. Joshua Malbin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] American Golden-Plover declines - wind farms?

2020-10-24 Thread Joshua Malbin
Throwing in a fairly uninformed 2c: This line of discussion seems like it takes in only half of the bird’s life cycle. ABC lists habitat loss in South America as the main conservation threat for the species. On Sat, Oct 24, 2020 at 6:37 AM David Nicosia wrote: >

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

2020-10-12 Thread Joshua Malbin
avast.com/sig-email?utm_medium=email_source=link_campaign=sig-email_content=webmail_term=link> <#DAB4FAD8-2DD7-40BB-A1B8-4E2AA1F9FDF2> On Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 12:38 PM Joshua Malbin wrote: > I think for your specific question, you could effectively do the same > thing by clicking on

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

2020-10-12 Thread Joshua Malbin
I think for your specific question, you could effectively do the same thing by clicking on your year list under "My eBird" and then just restricting the date range to one day. Virus-free.

Re: [nysbirds-l] Sunflower Valley Farm and Liberty Lane in Pine Island, NY are closed to birders.

2020-08-23 Thread Joshua Malbin
ntony, MD > Cornwall On Hudson > ETA Mearns Bird Club > > -Original Message----- > > > From: Joshua Malbin > > > Sent: Aug 23, 2020 10:41 AM > > > To: Phil Jeffrey > > > Cc: "& [NYSBIRDS]" > > > Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l] S

Re: [nysbirds-l] Sunflower Valley Farm and Liberty Lane in Pine Island, NY are closed to birders.

2020-08-23 Thread Joshua Malbin
Is there anyplace to find out where in the area it is acceptable to bird, where it is not, where you need to ask permission and whom you need to ask, etc.? On Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 3:28 PM Phil Jeffrey wrote: > The original poster auto-blocks replies, so I'll post on here > > The simplest idea -

Re: [nysbirds-l] Jamaica Bay Legislation

2019-11-16 Thread Joshua Malbin
play in supporting massive amounts of marine life that would cease to exist should they be filled in. Please sign sign S.4165/A.5767. Thank you, Joshua Malbin On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 10:12 PM Andrew Baksh wrote: >  > Dear All, > > I hope I would count on your support. I am writi

[nysbirds-l] Royal Terns on Long Island

2019-09-24 Thread Joshua Malbin
Island in late summer are coming north from Virginia in search of bait fish after their breeding season is over. Others may have reached the same conclusion independently a long time before me. Best, Joshua Malbin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Common Greenshank Info

2019-05-06 Thread Joshua Malbin
For those of us getting a later start, could you all on the scene let us know if the bird does in fact leave when golfers arrive? On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 5:57 AM Shaibal Mitra wrote: > Shane Blodgett reports that the bird is present, at 5:55 EDT. > >

Re: [nysbirds-l] Large flocks of Gulls surface-feeding offshore

2019-03-18 Thread Joshua Malbin
It would be helpful if you could provide some background on your bona fides and the purposes of this study. Thanks! On Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 11:23 PM Thomas Robben wrote: > Dear Birders, > We are doing a study of GULLS surface-feeding in large rafts (often in > the thousands; one thousand, to

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

2018-11-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
(whatever that is) fits Least better than Hammond's (or Dusky, for that matter). On Sat, Nov 17, 2018 at 6:01 PM Jose Ramirez-Garofalo < jose.ramirez.garof...@gmail.com> wrote: > Out of curiosity, what made them so certain it was a Least Flycatcher? > > On Sat, Nov 17, 2018 at

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

2018-11-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
I ran it by the boffins on the Facebook Advanced Bird ID forum and they came down firmly on the side of Least Flycatcher. On Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:24 PM Peter Reisfeld wrote: > Just wondering if there has been any expert opinions obtained on the > identity of the Sunken Meadow empid. Also

[nysbirds-l] Possible Hammond's Flycatcher, Sunken Meadow SP

2018-11-13 Thread Joshua Malbin
Passing along third-hand information: Robert Taylor shared this checklist to the New York Birders Facebook group that appears to show a Hammond's Flycatcher seen yesterday at Sunken Meadow State Park in Suffolk County. The finder is Brenda Bull. Photos and specific location are in the checklist.

[nysbirds-l] Whimbrel irruption year

2018-09-09 Thread Joshua Malbin
We're having a bumper crop this year. I saw two today, one flying east to west past Coney Island and a second at Plumb Beach. These are my 8th and 9th sightings of the species in Brooklyn for the year, and in normal years I see it maybe once. Two of those sightings involved multiple individuals,

Re: [nysbirds-l] Cattle Egret - Brooklyn (second-hand report)

2018-08-20 Thread Joshua Malbin
Originally reported by Janet Zinn. On Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 1:53 PM Joshua Malbin wrote: > This bird was reported on Twitter where the location was given as Cypress > and Dale Avenues. > > On Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 1:52 PM Pat Palladino > wrote: > >> There is a Faceb

Re: [nysbirds-l] Cattle Egret - Brooklyn (second-hand report)

2018-08-20 Thread Joshua Malbin
This bird was reported on Twitter where the location was given as Cypress and Dale Avenues. On Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 1:52 PM Pat Palladino wrote: > There is a Facebook report with pictures of a Cattle Egret in Green-wood > Cemetery this morning 8/20/18. No location within the cemetery was given.

[nysbirds-l] Yellow Bar Whimbrels

2018-08-05 Thread Joshua Malbin
A kayak trip to Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay this afternoon discovered a minimum of five Whimbrels seen in flight at the same time. Joshua -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] East Pond ( & Breezy Point Queens Co...

2018-07-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
I think Bank Swallows are nesting at Breezy Point. I saw a few going into burrows on the bay side about halfway back from the jetty a couple of weeks ago. On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:03 AM Andrew Baksh wrote: > Yesterday morning, I hiked the East Pond doing a complete shorebird > survey.

Re: [nysbirds-l] Storm Barrier meetings. Impact on water quality for Hudson River and Jamaica Bay. July 9, 10, 11.

2018-07-08 Thread Joshua Malbin
Thank you for sharing, Nancy! I will certainly be at one of the meetings tomorrow and I strongly urge others to be at one of them too. Speaking only for myself, this seems like exactly the kind of massive, misguided, environmentally destructive project that the Army Corps of Engineers loves to

Re: [nysbirds-l] Black-bellied whistling duck Calvert Vaux park Brooklyn

2018-05-16 Thread Joshua Malbin
Follow-up: the brant flock with the duck in it was flushed by a dog. I am trying to find it again, but have not succeeded yet. On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 8:51 AM wrote: > > West fields with brant, now. > > -- > *NYSbirds-L List Info:* > Welcome and Basics

Re: [nysbirds-l] Real-time bird alerts for Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens

2018-03-31 Thread Joshua Malbin
David, I truly believe you have nothing but the best intentions for these alerts and want them to enrich and expand the birding experience for all. But at the same time, your product has entered an existing Twitter community that had certain norms, and has not respected those norms you disagree

[nysbirds-l] Harris's Sparrow in Altamont: yes

2018-02-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
A Harris's Sparrow found yesterday in Altamont, Albany County by Larry Alden reappeared briefly this afternoon after a two-hour wait. The bird was seen near feeders at 579 Meadowdale Road today, and was originally seen in the brushy hedgerow just to the south. I spoke to the homeowner and he is

Re: [nysbirds-l] GWFG-yes

2017-12-30 Thread Joshua Malbin
Sorry, I meant to say: this channel between White Island and the golf course is accessible from the Salt Marsh Nature Center trail at the southeast corner. On Sat, Dec 30, 2017 at 1:35 PM Joshua Malbin <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > For those who want to look, Rob and I lost the bi

Re: [nysbirds-l] GWFG-yes

2017-12-30 Thread Joshua Malbin
For those who want to look, Rob and I lost the bird around here at a little after 10 a.m. On Sat, Dec 30, 2017 at 10:01 AM Rob Jett wrote: > Greater White-fronted Goose re-located at the Marine Park golf course > water trap. > > Good birding, > > Rob > > Sent via

Re: [nysbirds-l] Governors Island: European Goldfinch Flock (18-Dec)

2017-12-19 Thread Joshua Malbin
European Goldfinch seems to be one of those species without a Domestic option. On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 1:37 PM nathan o'reilly wrote: > Although some species do not have a Domestic option like the > Yellow-fronted Canaries I've had a couple times in Manhattan and told by

Re: [nysbirds-l] Floyd Bennett Field: Western Kingbird

2017-09-25 Thread Joshua Malbin
I go to Floyd all the time and I am not sure, so I think others may wonder as well: which one is the "raptor" parking lot? On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 5:28 PM Tyler Goldstein wrote: > flycatching by the "raptor" parking lot > > Tyler Goldstein, > Jericho > -- >

Re:[nysbirds-l] Connecticut Warbler Prospect Park

2017-09-04 Thread Joshua Malbin
Half a dozen *birders*, sorry. On the lakeside path inside and outside the enclosure fence. On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 10:10 AM Joshua Malbin <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > A Connecticut Warbler found by Karen O'Hearn is being seen by about half a > dozen borders on the south side of

[nysbirds-l] Connecticut Warbler Prospect Park

2017-09-04 Thread Joshua Malbin
A Connecticut Warbler found by Karen O'Hearn is being seen by about half a dozen borders on the south side of West Island in Prospect Park. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Jamaica Bay East Pond today

2017-08-27 Thread Joshua Malbin
Five hours counting Jamaica Bay's East Pond for the Audubon Shorebird Blitz didn't yield huge variety or anything all that exciting, as it turns out, but did turn up 6 Stilt , 9 White-rumped, 1 Pectoral, and 1 Western Sandpiper. -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

Re:[nysbirds-l] Possible Baird's at Jamaica Bay East Pond

2017-08-27 Thread Joshua Malbin
Further revised to a large, long-winged Semi. On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 2:41 PM Joshua Malbin <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > Correction: looks like a juvenile white-rumors, hanging out on the grass > unlike any of the adults on the pond. > > On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 12:5

Re:[nysbirds-l] Possible Baird's at Jamaica Bay East Pond

2017-08-27 Thread Joshua Malbin
Correction: looks like a juvenile white-rumors, hanging out on the grass unlike any of the adults on the pond. On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 12:54 PM Joshua Malbin <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > I need to review my photos later to be sure, but I think I just was > looking at a Baird's

[nysbirds-l] Possible Baird's at Jamaica Bay East Pond

2017-08-27 Thread Joshua Malbin
I need to review my photos later to be sure, but I think I just was looking at a Baird's on the East Pond just north of the Raunt, on the east side. A loud train noise startled the flock but they didn't seem to go far. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Least Bittern Prospect Park

2017-06-22 Thread Joshua Malbin
A Least Bittern found by Rafael Campos on Sunday was seen again yesterday by Simon Taylor and again this morning by Alie Ratay, Mike Yuan, and me. The bird has been spotted flying between patches of phragmites along the southern edge of the peninsula meadow, most often between the patches just to

Re:[nysbirds-l] Brown Booby at Nickerson

2017-06-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
As a minor follow-up, looking over my pictures at home it appears that the bird has an injury to its left eye, which may explain why it is so lost. On Sat, Jun 17, 2017 at 5:12 PM, Joshua Malbin <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > There is currently a Brown Booby on the ground at the we

[nysbirds-l] Brown Booby at Nickerson

2017-06-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
There is currently a Brown Booby on the ground at the west colony in Nickerson. -- 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] Any sightings of the Swainson's Warbler Saturday?

2017-05-27 Thread Joshua Malbin
Dennis Hrhowsik reported on the local WhatsApp group that it was heard singing twice in the same area as before, just before 1 pm. On Sat, May 27, 2017 at 11:17 AM Roberta wrote: > Just passed a birder leaving the Midwood reporting negative after a five > hour

[nysbirds-l] Bicknell's Thrush in Prospect Park

2017-05-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
Ed Crowne and I heard a Bicknell's Thrush singing in Prospect Park at around 9:30. The bird was near the lowest path, relatively close to Center Drive and East Drive. There was also a Gray-cheeked Thrush singing in the area and there have been multiples seen around the park today, so be cautious.

[nysbirds-l] Summer Tanager Brooklyn Green-Wood Cemetery

2017-05-06 Thread Joshua Malbin
First reported by Will Pollard a few days ago and tweeted by Rob Jett this morning. It is hanging by the Dell Water, feeding on bees from the hives there. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Goshawk

2017-03-12 Thread Joshua Malbin
Information about this bird has been circulated on many platforms already, but I have not seen it posted on this listserv. The immature Goshawk that has apparently been in Prospect Park since mid-January (though most of us only learned about it a little over a week ago) was seen again today by

[nysbirds-l] Keene Great Gray Owl

2017-03-04 Thread Joshua Malbin
I have not seen a post from today with an update, though there may have been one on the NNY list. The owl appeared today at around 5:10 and was still hunting in the fields when I gave in to the cold and left at around 5:50. We got to see it catch and swallow at least one small mammal. --

[nysbirds-l] Black Guillemot yes, Little Gull no

2017-02-20 Thread Joshua Malbin
I have not seen anyone else post an update about these birds today: the Black Guillemot was seen in its usual place by about a dozen observers around midday today. I was not able to see the Little Gull nearby, and as far as I know no one else was either, though a Black-headed Gull was present. --

Re: [nysbirds-l] 2/1 Tupper Lake/Essex County recap and additional info

2017-02-03 Thread Joshua Malbin
As far as I know, it was not seen at all today. I was there from morning to about 3 pm.  On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 12:16 PM Susan Joseph wrote: > No Ross's Gull has been seen so far today. Birders were at both the boat > launch and the causeway by 7:00. It was

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Black-headed Gull

2017-01-29 Thread Joshua Malbin
A Black-headed Gull was seen again today near Veterans Pier in Brooklyn at around noon, the same time one was seen there yesterday. I believe a couple of people tried for it later on, unsuccessfully, and it was not there during the hour before. So it seems to come to the sewage treatment plant

[nysbirds-l] Interesting gull in Brooklyn (two days ago)

2017-01-21 Thread Joshua Malbin
Around midday on Thursday I saw the gull in the eBird checklist below on Prospect Park Lake. It is either a dark Iceland Gull or a light Thayer's Gull -- probably the former, but I am not sure. I have asked the opinions of other, more experienced birders, and they have agreed that it has some

[nysbirds-l] RMSP Ross's yes

2016-12-25 Thread Joshua Malbin
Now at the traffic circle turnaround. -- 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] Updates on RMSP Ross's Geese?

2016-12-24 Thread Joshua Malbin
Has anyone been to look for the Ross'ses at Robert Moses today? Tomorrow is the first day I will be able to go out and look for them so any updates, positive or negative, would be appreciated. Thank you. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] WEFL yes

2016-12-10 Thread Joshua Malbin
On Dec 10, 2016 10:49 AM, "Anders Peltomaa" <anders.pelto...@gmail.com> wrote: > Which little ball field? > > On Dec 10, 2016 10:26 AM, "Joshua Malbin" <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Just spotted by Jeff Ritter at the back of the little ball

[nysbirds-l] WEFL yes

2016-12-10 Thread Joshua Malbin
Just spotted by Jeff Ritter at the back of the little ballfield in Inwood Hill Park. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Ash-throated Flycatcher

2016-11-20 Thread Joshua Malbin
It was possible to see the bird from Kent using a scope. On Nov 20, 2016 10:19 AM, "Roberta" wrote: > There are currently NYPD cops pursuing birders inside fence. They were in > unmarked car. > > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Nov 20, 2016, at 9:07 AM,

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Ash-throated Flycatcher

2016-11-20 Thread Joshua Malbin
When we saw it, it was in the area between N14 and Quay Streets. On Nov 20, 2016 9:07 AM, wrote: > Can the location be clarified? Rob's report says Bushwick Inlet Park but > mentions "north side of creek." Paul's mentions N 12th St, which is > adjacent to the Bushwick

[nysbirds-l] Virginia Rail in Prospect Park

2016-10-20 Thread Joshua Malbin
There is a Virginia Rail in Prospect Park, in a small patch of phragmites directly opposite the Wellhouse. It is skulking deep in the reeds and takes some patience, unlike the one last month. Getting late for them, too, I think. First reported yesterday by Kathy Toomey as a briefly seen small

[nysbirds-l] Lark Sparrow in GWC

2016-09-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
A Lark Sparrow popped up briefly on Battle Hill in Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery. I am trying to refind it now. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Baird's Sandpiper Plum Beach

2016-08-30 Thread Joshua Malbin
A Baird's Sandpiper found two days ago and photographed yesterday by Gus Keri and Bobbi Manian continues today at Plum Beach about 100 yards east of the jetty on the wrack line. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

Re:[nysbirds-l] [ebirdsnyc] Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge East Pond Ruff NO!

2016-06-26 Thread Joshua Malbin
The White-faced Ibis is present now toward the south end of the pond. I am viewing it from Big John's overlook. No Ruff. On Jun 26, 2016 3:13 PM, "Donna Schulman" wrote: > eBird report of the White-faced Ibis seen today at 7:45am. > > White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) (1)

Re: [nysbirds-l] Kentucky Warblers in Prospect Park

2016-05-19 Thread Joshua Malbin
Please disregard previous email. I was looking at the picture on my phone and mistook an interloping leaf for part of the bird. On May 19, 2016 3:44 PM, "Joshua Malbin" <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > Gus Keri also found and photographed one in the Ravine. > On May 19, 2

Re: [nysbirds-l] Kentucky Warblers in Prospect Park

2016-05-19 Thread Joshua Malbin
Gus Keri also found and photographed one in the Ravine. On May 19, 2016 3:43 PM, "Rob Jett" wrote: > Early this morning a Kentucky Warbler was found near the north end of > Prospect Park at a wooded stretch just to the north of the Picnic House. At > around noon a 2nd

[nysbirds-l] Bicknell's Thrush in Prospect Park

2016-05-18 Thread Joshua Malbin
A Bicknell's Thrush found yesterday by Rob Jett was still present and singing this morning in Prospect Park, on the lefthand paved path of the peninsula, about halfway between the pink beach and where the paths converge. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Golden-winged Warbler Prospect Park

2016-05-08 Thread Joshua Malbin
There is a Golden-winged Warbler over the Quaker Cemetery gates in Prospect Park, singing repeatedly. Spotted by Steve Nanz. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler in Fort Greene Park

2016-04-09 Thread Joshua Malbin
Following up on a rare bird alert from Brad Vatrt on eBird, I visited Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn about half an hour ago and found the Yellow-throated Warbler he reported in the trees over the Prison Monument steps. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

Re:[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre, Coney Island

2016-02-21 Thread Joshua Malbin
There are also two Razorbills here. On Feb 21, 2016 12:22 PM, "Joshua Malbin" <joshuamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > We are currently looking at a Thick-billed Murre floating off Coney Island > 35 st overlook. > -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre, Coney Island

2016-02-21 Thread Joshua Malbin
We are currently looking at a Thick-billed Murre floating off Coney Island 35 st overlook. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Glaucous Gull in Brooklyn

2016-01-29 Thread Joshua Malbin
Earlier there was a first- or second-year Glaucous Gull at Brooklyn Army Terminal Pier 4. It was there around 10:30 and hung around for 45 minutes. We lost track of it then, but I think it is likely to still be in the general area. -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] eBird report of Ash-throated Flycatcher at Dreier-Offerman, Brooklyn NY

2015-10-24 Thread Joshua Malbin
I haven't seen anyone else pass this along yet and I thought folks would appreciate knowing about it: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S25531837 I have no additional information. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

Re: [nysbirds-l] Mystery shorebird at JBWR East Pond 9-6-2015

2015-09-07 Thread Joshua Malbin
I also was at Jamaica Bay this afternoon and took pictures and video of a bird that I'm actually not sure is the same one Steve photographed. There are some things about it that appear different, but that could just be because I'm a worse photographer. Mine appears to have more red in the head and

[nysbirds-l] Baird's at Plumb Beach

2015-08-09 Thread Joshua Malbin
Tripper just passed along word of a Baird's Sandpiper at Plumb Beach east end. He thinks it's a different individual than the last one: crisper, fresher plumage. He asked me to post because he is not on this forum. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

Re: [nysbirds-l] Bairds Brooklyn Yes

2015-08-05 Thread Joshua Malbin
Haven't seen anyone posting to the listserv about it but the Baird's continued to be reported at Plumb all day today on Twitter and eBird. I just saw it at 7:30 pm on the flats, midway to the eastern end. On Aug 4, 2015 6:42 PM, Dennis Hrehowsik deepseagangs...@gmail.com wrote: The plum beach

Re: [nysbirds-l] 7-4 Jamaica Bay Queens East Pond Water Level Management

2015-07-13 Thread Joshua Malbin
The ranger I just spoke to at the refuge claims that they started draining the pond early this year after problems last year, but that there has been too much rain. He also says that at this point there's nothing they can do to get it lower any faster. Take that as you will. On Mon, Jul 13,