[nysbirds-l] RB Nuthatch

2020-09-04 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
FOS red-breasted nuthatch calling in trees around my home in Douglaston this morning. THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ADDRESSEE(S) AND MAY CONTAIN CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION. IF YOU ARE NOT THE INTENDED RECIPIENT, YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT ANY USE OF THIS INFORMATION OR DISSEMINATION,

[nysbirds-l] Swallow-tailed Kites, Kendall, Orleans Co.

2020-08-11 Thread Mike Scheibel
Both birds being observed now from the Church location at the intersection of County Line & Creek Rds. soaring mostly over the creek to the east. Mike Scheibel Brookhaven Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Western Kingbird - Robert Moses, Suffolk

2020-07-11 Thread Mike McBrien
this morning was very foggy and rather unproductive, despite good company. Best, Mike McBrien -- 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] Alley Pond Park

2020-05-02 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
A short walk this morning was fairly productive with 10 species of warblers including a Blue Winged & Hooded. Other highlights included three species of thrush and flyover Raven & C. Loon Mike Jaklitsch Douglaston, NY THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ADDRESSEE(S) AND MAY

[nysbirds-l] Whimbrel, Timber Pt GC, East Marina area, Suffolk

2020-04-24 Thread Mike Scheibel
eral minutes then moved onto the grassy tee (closer to where I stood) a few minutes later they flew N toward the center of the GC and appeared to land near a large flock of Brant and other birds; they were not relocated during the next ~30 minutes I remained on site. Mike Scheibel Brookhaven Sent

[nysbirds-l] Pine Warbler

2020-03-29 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
Pine Warbler visiting the peanut feeder for the second day in a row here in my backyard in Douglaston. Nice treat on a lousy weather day. eBird submission yesterday with photo. THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ADDRESSEE(S) AND MAY CONTAIN CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION. IF YOU ARE NOT THE

[nysbirds-l] 2/24 Montauk Point (Suffolk) - Black Guillemot, TB Murre continues

2020-02-24 Thread Mike McBrien
Late this morning, a Black Guillemot flew in from the East and dropped in just off the Restaurant overlook. It was feeding along a pale frothy current line, a few hundred yards off the beach, when last seen. The Thick-billed Murre also continues directly below the lighthouse. Best, Mike

[nysbirds-l] Yes- Sans Souci American White Pelican

2020-01-26 Thread mike rath
In the second “pond” north of Montauk Highway. The bird was not viewable from the highway. From the trailhead at the north end of Old Broadway Ave, walk east to the ponds and then go south. You must crossover to the east side of the ponds where there is a tree laying across the trail and

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gull, JBSP, Coast Guard Station, Nassau Co.

2020-01-19 Thread Mike Scheibel
Now on sand bar showing well. Mike & Lynne Scheibel Brookhaven Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCH

[nysbirds-l] Barnacle Goose; Suffolk Co.,Riverhead Sod Farms, north of Northville Tpke, west of Rte 105

2020-01-18 Thread Mike Scheibel
Viewing now in large flock of Canadas Mike & Lynne Scheibel Brookhaven NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave

[nysbirds-l] King Eider -Shinnecock East

2020-01-11 Thread Mike Scheibel
Female continues close to shore, viewing now from Shinnecock East County parking lot; also, as a bonus 16 Snow Buntings and an adult Bald Eagle perched on distant sandbar to the north Mike Scheibel Brookhaven Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Long Island: Origins of banded Glaucous Gull at Shinnecock Inlet?

2020-01-07 Thread Mike
Gluth, Ken Thompson and Pat and Shai for also photographing and keeping track of the bird. Also Rich Guthrie, Angus Wilson and Doug Gochfeld for background info they provided. Angus nailed the location- Nunavut Mike Cooper Ridge, NY . Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 4, 2020, at 11:45 PM, Mich

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brown Pelican and Golden-crowned Sparrow still around?

2019-11-18 Thread Mike Scheibel
John, just heard from a local Shelter Islander, same guy that got great photos, no Pelican yesterday pm or today as of now Mike S Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 18, 2019, at 11:42 AM, TURNER wrote: > >  Andrew: The GCS was under the feeder through yesterday. Haven't seen any > r

[nysbirds-l] White Pelican at Avon DEC pond, Livingston County

2019-11-04 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
There is currently an adult white pelican along with 3 Tundra swans and a couple thousand geese on the pond at the Avon DEC office. Michael R. Wasilco Regional Wildlife Manager, Division of Fish and Wildlife New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 6274 E. Avon-Lima Rd., Avon, NY

[nysbirds-l] 15 Brown Pelicans - Huguenot - Staten Island

2019-10-13 Thread Mike
Jose and I spotted 15 Brown Pelicans heading from Sandy Hook, NJ towards Great Kills Park Staten Island. Seen from the bottom of Arbutus Ave at 530pm. -Mike Shanley Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] American Avocet , Sagg Main Beach, Sagaponack Pond, Suffolk

2019-09-10 Thread Mike Scheibel
Now feeding along east side of the new cut within 100 yards of the ocean Mike Scheibel Brookhaven Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling Ducks, Nickerson Beach, Nassau

2019-06-19 Thread Mike Scheibel
Two Black-bellied Whistling Ducks continue this morning along west side of the grassy field which runs parallel to Lido Blvd @ Nickerson Beach Park. Mike Scheibel Brookhaven Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling-Duck - Nickerson Beach, Nassau Co

2019-06-11 Thread Mike McBrien
Shai Mitra and I are currently with a group of 10 whistling-ducks at Nickerson Beach. They were found here by Don Heitzmann and company yesterday evening. They are on the wet lawn at the western end of the park (in the same area as the stilt from earlier this spring). Best, Michael McBrien

Re: [nysbirds-l] misplaced Glossy Ibis

2019-06-05 Thread Mike
a spot that shorebirds might use as well, but so far I’ve only seen the occasional yellowlegs feeding there. Mike Ridge, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 4, 2019, at 8:41 PM, kathy k wrote: > > I’ve had several recent sightings of Glossy Ibis in the same general area. > There are

[nysbirds-l] Sandhill Crane; Yes. Napeague, Suffolk

2019-05-28 Thread Mike Scheibel
Continues south of Cranberry Hole Road, Promised Land, Napeague at location previously reported earlier today. Mike Scheibel Brookhaven Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling Ducks - Cow Meadow - Yes

2019-05-21 Thread Mike McBrien
subsequently returned in the twilight hours to the Cow Meadow ponds. Good luck to those who go, Mike McBrien Easy Patchogue, NY > On May 21, 2019, at 7:52 PM, Long Island Birding > wrote: > > The four continue in the pond. Hopefully they roost for the night. > Mike Z > --

Re:[nysbirds-l] [ebirdsnyc] Douglaston, Queens

2019-05-18 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
Just had 4 Ravens over my house in Douglaston moving southeast. High but multiple birds in the group calling so its unmistakable. THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ADDRESSEE(S) AND MAY CONTAIN CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION. IF YOU ARE NOT THE INTENDED RECIPIENT, YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT ANY

[nysbirds-l] Alley Pond Park, Queens

2019-05-18 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
Area around Decadon Pond had decent diversity this morning with three highlights among about 12 species of warblers in 45 min: Chestnut-sided, Blackburnian and Cape May. First heard, then seen in each case. THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ADDRESSEE(S) AND MAY CONTAIN CONFIDENTIAL

Re: [nysbirds-l] Interesting raptor, Ulster County

2019-04-09 Thread Mike
How about the heavy blackish line through the eye- does Red-shouldered typically look that heavily marked or might it be an artifact of lighting? Thanks Mike RIidge Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 8, 2019, at 7:08 PM, Steve Walter wrote: > > Why not an immature Red-shouldered Hawk?

[nysbirds-l] Bald Eagles Riverhead, Suffolk Co

2019-03-24 Thread Mike
and birder behavior, but really, things like this make it more likely that reporting lists will become fragmented as we need to “vet” birders and photographers who will not engage in unethical behavior. Mike Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Red-necked Grebe, Patchogue Lake, Suffolk Co.

2019-03-14 Thread Mike Scheibel
Red-necked Grebe found yesterday by Shai Mitra at this location continues this morning , diving actively near south end of the lake; also, found a drake Blue-winged Teal associating with Gadwalls near mid-lake west side. Mike Scheibel Brookhaven, NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Ravens

2019-01-28 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
Yesterday’s winter waterfowl count of the Islip and surrounding environs got off to an interesting start with a pair of adult ravens harassing a Redtail on the Seatuck Environmental Association’s property. Probably a first for the property and a wonderful way to start the day. THIS E-MAIL IS

Re: [nysbirds-l] Clay-Colored Sparrow in Quogue

2019-01-27 Thread Mike
Still present this morning- same location. Thanks, Steve! Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 26, 2019, at 5:10 PM, Steve Biasetti > wrote: > > This morning Tom Moran and I saw a Clay-Colored Sparrow with a few Field > Sparrows near the Post Lane Bridge in Quogue. It was feeding on the ground >

[nysbirds-l] Staten Island Varied Thrush - NO

2019-01-21 Thread Mike Shanley
in Huguenot.  Good luck!  -Mike Shanley  -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

[nysbirds-l] Razorbill Staten Island

2019-01-12 Thread Mike
Had a Razorbill late this afternoon from the foot of Huguenot Ave. Also on hand were two Red-shouldered Hawks. -Mike Shanley Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Pine Siskins

2018-11-17 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
Nice surprise to see three Pine Siskins at my feeder in Douglaston with several goldfinches and house finches. Sent from my iPhone THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ADDRESSEE(S) AND MAY CONTAIN CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION. IF YOU ARE NOT THE INTENDED RECIPIENT, YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT ANY

Re: [nysbirds-l] Grey kingbird Jones Beach

2018-11-10 Thread Mike
Is it Still being seen??? Mike Cooper Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 10, 2018, at 10:52 AM, Peter Reisfeld wrote: > > On exit road from Meadowbrook to West End. Found with Bobby Veltri. Flicker > link: https://flic.kr/p/QEyJML > > Sent from who knows where > -- &

Re: [nysbirds-l] Heckscher SP, Suffolk County

2018-09-28 Thread Mike
solution. We probably differ most in our faith in our fellow man- I’ve been in situations now where I’ve had to shame people into not chasing a bird over and over, some will stop and some won’t. I hope Arie is right and we can help people understand where we’re coming from. Mike Cooper Ridge

Re: [nysbirds-l] Heckscher SP, Suffolk County

2018-09-27 Thread Mike
of the Listserve, just recognition of the fact that the Listserve can be viewed by anyone, whether they subscribe or not. Mike Cooper Ridge, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:43 PM, ArieGilbert wrote: > > Great. More sightings that wont get reported. > > They're doi

Re: [nysbirds-l] Heckscher SP, Suffolk County

2018-09-27 Thread Mike
currently a 256 member limit on a group, but there are ways around that if we some day exceeded that. The photography stuff is out of control and I won’t contribute to a public group any sightings of birds that are in chaseable locations. Mike Cooper Ridge Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 27, 2

[nysbirds-l] Marbled Godwit- Cupsogue CP

2018-09-16 Thread Mike Scheibel
Now in mud flat lagoon closest to parking lot; also lots of Seaside & Saltmarsh sparrows Mike & Lynne Scheibel Brookhaven Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.

[nysbirds-l] Nighthawks

2018-09-04 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
or later. Mike Jaklitsch Douglaston, NY 31 August 2018 - 75 min, 0 Nighthawks, 3 swifts 2 September 2018 - 112 min, 3 Nighthawks, 3 swifts 3 September 2018 - 94 min, 7 Nighthawks, 18 swifts -- Subject: Results for Stone Bridge

Re: [nysbirds-l] Presumed Hybrid Shorebird at Jamaica Bay

2018-08-27 Thread Mike
Apologies for including the photos instead of the links- I forgot which group and rules I was replying to Mike Cooper Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 27, 2018, at 6:43 PM, Mike wrote: > > I was more inclined to think that if it’s one or the other, it might be an > oddball Western

Re: [nysbirds-l] Presumed Hybrid Shorebird at Jamaica Bay

2018-08-27 Thread Mike
the undertail coverts. The bill is short, but not particularly blob- tipped. Two photos below from John Gluth and Lisa Nasta showing the bold chevrons and marked UTC Mike Cooper Sent from my iPhone > >> Hi Steve, >> >> Whenever, I see “hybrid” in any report

Re: [nysbirds-l] Presumed Hybrid Shorebird at Jamaica Bay

2018-08-27 Thread Mike
their opinions. Mike Cooper Ridge, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 27, 2018, at 3:09 PM, Steve Walter wrote: > > I’ve posted pictures of an interesting Calidris sandpiper that has been on > the East Pond at Jamaica Bay. It was first photographed by Peter Post on > Saturday and ob

[nysbirds-l] Heckscher State Park Suffolk Co

2018-08-11 Thread Mike
Despite some pretty loud thunderstorms overnight, there is barely any water in the puddles at Heckscher this morning. The only shorebirds seen during a quick drive- through were Killdeers Mike Ridge, NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling Ducks

2018-06-24 Thread Mike Scheibel
Continuing this morning at Nissequogue SP; Pond on left side of entrance road. Mike Scheibel Brookhaven Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Ruff at Heckscher Park - NO (Suffolk Co.)

2018-05-24 Thread Mike
to the list until after they’re gone. Mike Cooper Ridge, LI Sent from my iPhone > On May 24, 2018, at 8:22 AM, Ken F <feus...@optonline.net> wrote: > > The previously reported Ruff at Heckscher State Park was not relocated this > morning at about 7:00AM. However, it

Re: [nysbirds-l] Wood Sandpiper Timber Point Golf Course now Suffolk Co

2018-04-17 Thread Mike
on to!) there will be, on your left, a grassy area with wet spots and behind that, a golf course pond. The bird has been hanging out around the wet spots there. Obviously, for anyone else heading over there- do not walk out onto the grass or golf course areas. Good luck, Mike Sent from my iPhone > On

Re: [nysbirds-l] Wood Sandpiper Timber Point Golf Course now Suffolk Co

2018-04-17 Thread Mike
Previously reported Wood Sandpiper at Timber Point, Suffolk is present now, Tuesday AM Mike Cooper Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 16, 2018, at 9:04 PM, Shaibal Mitra <shaibal.mi...@csi.cuny.edu> wrote: > > The Wood Sandpiper continued in the rain pools just east of the Timber Po

Re:[nysbirds-l] nysbirds-l digest: March 24, 2018

2018-03-24 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
Came home from the gym to find a group of bluejays around one of my spruce trees going ballistic. It took a bit of work but I found a Long-Eared Owl that the Jays eventually flushed. Photographic evidence available… Good birding, Mike Jaklitsch THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY

Re:[nysbirds-l] nysbirds-l digest: March 24, 2018

2018-03-24 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
Came home from the gym to find a group of bluejays around one of my spruce trees going ballistic. It took a bit of work but I found a Long-Eared Owl that the Jays eventually flushed. Photographic evidence available… THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ADDRESSEE(S) AND MAY CONTAIN

[nysbirds-l] Red-necked Grebe, West Marina, Long Beach

2018-03-10 Thread Mike Scheibel
Continuing bird, first seen in the basin and then in state boat channel Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Eared Grebe - Shinnecock In, Suffolk Co

2018-01-10 Thread Mike McBrien
There is currently an Eared Grebe on the ocean just west of the jetties at Shinnecock Inlet, Suffolk County. The bird is floating slowly west. Michael McBrien Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

Re:[nysbirds-l] Eared Grebe - Shinnecock In, Suffolk Co

2018-01-10 Thread Mike McBrien
Moments after pressing send, the Grebe took off, heading west close to shore. It seemed to touch down somewhere to the west of the Ponqougue beach bathhouse, so it is likely still in the area. Sent from my iPhone > On Jan 10, 2018, at 8:44 AM, Mike McBrien <mcb...@verizon.net&

Re:[nysbirds-l] [ebirdsnyc] Greater White-fronted Goose - Alley Pond Park, Queens

2018-01-07 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
As found and reported by Eric & Jeff yesterday, this morning’s tally included those noted below in Jeff/Eric’s note (including the GWF goose) plus the following: 2 buffleheads 4 mallards 2 mute swans 1 RB Merg 1 Coot 1 Pied Billed Grebe 1 Snow goose 1 Ring necked Duck Good birding,

[nysbirds-l] Barrows Goldeneye - Bayville, Nassau Co

2017-12-29 Thread Mike McBrien
I just recently had a female Barrows Goldeneye in a flock of 60+ goldeneye off of Oak Neck Beach in Bayville. Parts of the flock took off to the east and I haven’t been able to relocated the Barrows in a brief search of the nearby coast, though it is likely still nearby. Additionally, there

[nysbirds-l] Mountain Bluebird RMSP Suffolk

2017-12-17 Thread Mike
Being seen in and off about 10 minutes walk past the golf course at Democrat Point on the inlet side Mike Cooper Ridge NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] [NFBirds Report 3221] Snowy Owl, No

2017-12-05 Thread Mike
kudos to those involved for not going off the rails. I assumed the worst and was proven wrong. Mike Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 5, 2017, at 2:28 PM, brian.whip...@gmail.com wrote: > > I’m not sure that Chris would have to intervene here. This discussion is one > of the reaso

Re: [nysbirds-l] Neotropical birds in the far north

2017-12-04 Thread Mike
I don’t know if this is part of the crazy outbreak we’re seeing here in the northeast, but yesterday a Hepatic Tanager was photo’d at a feeder in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan! Mike Cooper Ridge, LI, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Dec 3, 2017, at 9:51 AM, Anders Peltomaa <anders

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

2017-11-23 Thread Mike
Both birds were still present around 3pm. Ash-throated Flycatcher had moved a bit closer to parking lot seem along left side of main trail in small trees. Bird was seen well and heard vocalizing a bit. -Mike Shanley Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 23, 2017, at 2:31 PM, Isaac Grant <hoses

Re: [nysbirds-l] Pelham bay

2017-11-15 Thread Mike
Yeah, unfortunately, they’ve done this at Heckscher State Park and at Smith’s Point, Suffolk County Park. The Heckscher puddles are not as good as they used to be, but they still attract some birds. The ones at Smiths Point are gone. Mike Cooper Ridge, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Nov

[nysbirds-l] Ruddy Shelduck at Avon DEC pond

2017-11-03 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
Assuming the bird I saw this morning is the same one that I saw in flight on Wednesday, the possible Black-bellied Whistling Duck I reported, is actually a Ruddy Shelduck. I got good looks and decent photos of it swimming on pond early this morning. Checklist below. Twin Cedars Environmental

[nysbirds-l] Possible Black-bellied Whistling Duck Avon DEC Pond, Livingston County

2017-11-01 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
I just had a bird fly out of the roosting geese at the pond here at the Avon DEC office that my first impression was that it was a weird goose with a chestnut colored body with black toward the rear, pink bill, and black wings with a prominent white stripe down the greater and lesser coverts on

[nysbirds-l] Lesser Black- backed Gulls- RMSP Suffolk

2017-10-29 Thread Mike
A scan through the Gull flock in the parking lot at Field 5 RMSP yielded at least 26 Lessers. Mike Cooper Ridge, LI NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Dune Road, Suffolk County

2017-10-22 Thread Mike
a scattering of the usual suspects. Mike Cooper Ridge, NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail

Re: [nysbirds-l] Long Island Rarity - Pileated Woodpecker (second-hand report)

2017-10-04 Thread Mike
Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 4, 2017, at 2:02 PM, Pat Palladino wrote: > > An ebird report has been posted indicating that a Pileated Woodpecker > (photographs of the bird were also posted) was observed yesterday afternoon > in the "Jayne's Hill Woods." Jayne's Hill is

Re: [nysbirds-l] Clay-colored Sparrow- Dune Rd Suffolk

2017-10-01 Thread Mike
Clay- colored Sparrow this afternoon at Tiana Beach- north side of Ocean parking lot. Mike Cooper Ridge, LI -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Brown.Booby Montauk now 9:10 AM

2017-09-30 Thread Mike
At the south end of Lake Montauk perched on mast Mike Ridge Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

Re: [nysbirds-l] Curlew Sandpiper vs Dunlin in Basic Plumage

2017-09-27 Thread Mike
I'm a fan of getting the word out and giving people a chance to see the bird, even if it isn't what we originally thought. That said, I'm kind of glad I didn't see this bird! Lol Mike Cooper Ridge, LI Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 27, 2017, at 1:30 PM, Arie Gilbert <ariegilb...@optonli

[nysbirds-l] Hulse Landing Rd, Wading River

2017-09-02 Thread Mike Scheibel
Good views of Buff-breasted & Baird's now in plowed field along west of road, along with many Killdeer. Etc( no Golden Plover) Mike & Lynne Scheibel Brookhaven NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBir

[nysbirds-l] No phalarope-Southold

2017-09-02 Thread Mike Scheibel
Previously reported Red-necked Phalaropes not relocated this morning, checked Sound view Dunes park & Goldsmiths Inlet Mike & Lynne Scheibel Brookhaven NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBir

Re: [nysbirds-l] Migrants at Robert Moses SP, Suffolk Co.

2017-08-24 Thread Mike McBrien
A good morning flight was also evident on the north side of the bay. While I was only able to put in a short effort of time, and didn't find any nice rarities, I think it's still worthwhile to compare the intel from morning flights at various venues along the south shore (maybe some people were

[nysbirds-l] Marbled Godwit - Cupsogue, Suffolk Co

2017-08-13 Thread Mike McBrien
There is a Marbled Godwit currently on the flats at Cupsogue, Suffolk County. Decent amounts of other shorebirds moving down the beach this morning as well. Also FYI, the tide here is fairly low, and just now beginning to rise. Mike McBrien East Patchogue, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Pacific Loon - Cupsogue, Suffolk

2017-06-18 Thread Mike McBrien
to the west. Best, Mike McBrien -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu

Re: [nysbirds-l] Henslow's Sparrow Gunks

2017-05-28 Thread Mike
Henslows Sparrow and Dickcissel have been putting on a non stop show all morning. Mike Ridge, NY Sent from my iPhone > On May 28, 2017, at 7:47 AM, Rick <rc...@nyc.rr.com> wrote: > > Google map in my posting from last may help. > > Leave parking lot to the south (to

Re: [nysbirds-l] 5 Lesser Black backed and 1 Iceland Gulls Now Heckscher SP (Suffolk Co.)

2017-04-25 Thread Mike
2 adult and three first year LBBGulls in the rain pools along with a single first year Iceland. There are gulls along the roadway, so the actual count may be higher. Mike Cooper Ridge, LI, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 25, 2017, at 11:40 AM, suefeus...@optonline.net wrote: > > B

[nysbirds-l] Heckscher SP, Suffolk LBB Gulls

2017-04-06 Thread Mike
Currently 5 Lesser Black-backed Gulls in the flooded parking field at Heckscher. 4 adults, 1 1st year Mike Cooper Rodge, LI, NY Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Mew gull Staten Island

2017-03-29 Thread Mike
Last I heard from Jose at around 1:08pm was that the birds flushed, and the Mew Gull was not immediately relocated. -Mike Shanley Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 29, 2017, at 1:47 PM, peter paul <pep...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Has anyone seen this bird since this morning? Upda

Re: [nysbirds-l] Common Raven hanging out in shopping center- Rocky Point, Suffolk Co

2017-03-25 Thread Mike
Although Ravens have now become regular throughout Long Island, this morning was the first time I've found one right in a strip mall parking lot. This guy was calling and flying around in the Kohls shopping center on 25A in Rocky Point, basically acting like an overgrown Fish Crow Mike

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

2017-03-03 Thread Mike
Didn't find it this AM. Left at 9am. Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 3, 2017, at 11:41 AM, Simon Taylor wrote: > > If anyone's out looking for this bird today, any reports--positive or > negative--would be much appreciated. Thanks! > >> On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 9:25

[nysbirds-l] Suffolk: BBYC Recent Gull Roost

2016-12-31 Thread Mike McBrien
more eyes to sift through the enormous gull flocks). Happy New Year (and apologies for the lengthy post), Mike McBrien -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Ross's at Robert Moses Causeway turnaround, late am

2016-12-23 Thread Mike Mulqueen
Ross' Goose pair is back at Robert Moses tower. -Mike Mulqueen On Dec 22, 2016 4:42 PM, "Rick" <rc...@nyc.rr.com> wrote: > The Ross’s Goose pair was coming and going at the causeway turn-around > this morning. Not there at 10:30, but arrived (w/some Canadas) by about > 1

[nysbirds-l] Ross's Geese - RMSP, Suffolk Co

2016-12-20 Thread Mike McBrien
There are two adult Ross's Geese at the base of the Robert Moses SP tower in a small flock of Canada's. Good luck, Mike McBrien Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Cupsogue to Dune Road, LI:

2016-12-04 Thread Mike
Bridge. Mike Cooper Ridge, LI, 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

Re: [nysbirds-l] The NYSBirds List

2016-12-01 Thread Mike
See, I would have just assumed the CBS News crew was on the scene because the the rabid coyote was also in the running for a cabinet post. >>Indeed, with S. Palin and Linda McMahon in consideration perhaps the Hulkster >>and Rowdy Roddy Piper are on deck. Mike Cooper R

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

2016-11-25 Thread Mike
Western Tanager is showing nicely by stone bridge at Conference House Park, Staten Island NY. 2:10pm. Park at Lenape playground at end of Swinnerton Ave. Location: 40.498603,-74.24624 -Mike Shanley Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 25, 2016, at 1:00 PM, Isaac Grant <hosesbroadb...@gma

Re: [nysbirds-l] Female Harlequin Duck, Shinnecock Inlet

2016-11-12 Thread Mike
. Mike Cooper Ridge, 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 2) http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Pink Footed Goose - Arthur Hendrickson Park, Valley Stream

2016-11-05 Thread Mike
Pink-footed Goose still present in same general area near Tennis Courts. -Mike Shanley Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 5, 2016, at 1:54 PM, Tim Healy <tp...@cornell.edu> wrote: > > Pink-foot is still here, still cooperative, feeding now ok the western edge > by the tennis co

[nysbirds-l] Red-breasted Goose -Staten Island 10/20

2016-10-21 Thread Mike Mulqueen
it up and it has to be the Red Breasted Goose." -Claire Mulder -Mike Mulqueen -- 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] Calverton Grasslands - Developer wins bid...

2016-09-07 Thread Mike
My understanding was that the area north of Rt 25 was part of the Calverton National Cemetary and that was just a matter of time before the Cemetary expanded into those fields. Hopefully your info is correct. Mike Cooper Ridge, LI Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 7, 2016, at 12:28 PM, le

Re: [nysbirds-l] Golden Plover Buff br Sandpiper riverhead Suffolk co

2016-09-04 Thread Mike
60+ goldens on Osbourne ave now. 1 hour ago 6 Buffs along rate 105 Mike Cooper Ridge Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 4, 2016, at 10:26 AM, Robert Taylor <rmtaylo...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Most of the shorebirds have left except for about 20 semipalmated sandpipers, &g

[nysbirds-l] Northern Montezuma Red-necked Phalaropes

2016-09-02 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
Yesterday afternoon I found a group of 4 red-necked phalaropes feeding together in the northeastern corner of the large impoundment at the Morgan Rd. DEC office at Northern Montezuma WMA. Pictures can be viewed in the ebird checklist posted below. Also notable was a group a 4 ravens that flew

[nysbirds-l] Shorebirds at Northern Montezuma WMA, Wayne County

2016-08-11 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
The drought has created low water levels in the WMA impoundments. The Howland Island impoundment that was reported to have so many shorebirds a week or so ago is now dry enough that there were no shorebirds there yesterday, but there were 14 sandhill cranes. I did find a mass of shorebirds

Re: [nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler Staten Island

2016-05-16 Thread Mike
Prothonotary Warbler was still showing well at previously reported location (Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island) around 5pm. -Mike Shanley Sent from my iPhone > On May 16, 2016, at 8:40 AM, Isaac Grant <hosesbroadb...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Currently a singing male Prothonotar

RE: [nysbirds-l] Gray Kingbird-Conesus Inlet-Sliker Hill Rd Livingston County

2016-05-03 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
The gray kingbird was still present as of 1220pm today. It was in the cattails and trees at the east end of the dike of the main impoundment, best viewed from about 100m west of the spillway area. It was often perching in cattails between foraging flights low over the water, but also

Re: [nysbirds-l] Upland Sandpiper - Oak Beach - Yes

2016-04-06 Thread Mike
Still present in the median east of Oak Beach at 3 PM Wednesday. Mike Cooper Ridge, LI, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 6, 2016, at 8:56 AM, Michael Zito <michaelz...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Bird just seen on median, just past metal barrier. > > Mike Z. >

[nysbirds-l] Conesus Lake_Livingston County Tufted Duck YES

2016-04-05 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
The tufted duck was still present at midday today obout 0.1 mile south of Camp Stella Maris on the east side of Conesus Lake in a diverse mixed flock raft, which included mallard, redhead, canvasback, ringneck duck, bufflehead, goldeneye, red-breasted merganser, horned grebe, pied-billed grebe

[nysbirds-l] Tufted Duck-Conesus Lake east side

2016-04-04 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
Around 1230 today I found an adult male tufted duck feeding with the mixed flock of redheads, scaup and ringnecks close to shore on the east side of Conesus Lake just south of Stella Maris. Nice head plume and solid black back make him easy to pick out when he surfaces. Eurasian wigeon still

Re: [nysbirds-l] Woodcocks Displaying, Suffolk County

2016-03-11 Thread Mike
As expected, there were several Woodcocks calling tonight in the Calverton area in Suffolk County. My FOS Mike Cooper Ridge, LI, NY Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 11, 2016, at 2:06 PM, Alan Drogin <dro...@earthlink.net> wrote: > > Have limited access so apologize if someone else

[nysbirds-l] Thick Billed Murre Staten Island

2016-03-10 Thread Mike
Currently being seen close to rocks in harbor parking lot at Great Kills Park Staten Island near boat launch. Found by Larry P. -M Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

Re: [nysbirds-l] Ravens - farmingville

2016-02-24 Thread Mike
Today at 6:53 AM Two Ravens are eating a squirrel at Brookhaven town hall in farmingville The first one says "Can I eat the nuts?" And the second one says "Sorry- They don't get to work till 8AM." With apologies to Brookhaven town employees. Mike Ridge, NY Sent from my

Re: [nysbirds-l] Harlequin Duck on Staten Island

2016-01-18 Thread Mike Shanley
The HARLEQUIN DUCK was still present around 450pm this afternoon. It had moved a bit from its initial location, and was seen from the overlook that goes under VN bridge at Ft. Wadsworth. Bird was between shoreline and bridge pylon. -Mike Shanley   From: Isaac Grant <hosesbro

[nysbirds-l] Cattle egret Town of York, Livingston County

2015-11-06 Thread Wasilco, Mike R (DEC)
Wnybirds text alert came through at about 415 pm with a cattle egret only a few miles from home, so I loaded up my girls to head 10 minutes down the road for a new county bird for me. We found the bird at the reported location feeding in a pasture with two horses at the SE corner of Linwood

Re: [nysbirds-l] Western Kingbird Robert Moses Golf Course (Suffolk)

2015-10-12 Thread Mike
Just to clarify- my contribution was to drone on about the Mets and to whine about e- birds. Mike Cooper Ridge, LI NY Sent from my iPhone On Oct 12, 2015, at 6:43 PM, Shaibal Mitra <shaibal.mi...@csi.cuny.edu> wrote: > With help from Mike Cooper, I put in a vigil this evening, hopin

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