RE: [nysbirds-l] Dune Road - Not about Birds, but for Birders

2020-06-01 Thread Thomas Moran
Sad news, but good to know. Thanks for the work to let us know. Tom From: [] On Behalf Of beachmed Sent: Monday, June 01, 2020 6:20 PM To: NY Rare birds Rarebird Subject: [nysbirds-l] Dune Road -

[nysbirds-l] Townsend’s Warbler

2020-01-01 Thread Thomas Moran
Townsend’s Warbler continues in pines on both sides of entrance to Philip B Healey Park. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Townsend’s warbler

2019-12-30 Thread Thomas Moran
Continues, despite conditions, in pines at entrance to Philip Healey Park. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Release/ escapee Chukar calverton

2019-09-08 Thread Thomas Moran
Observing a Chukar working along the side of the road. Found at intersection of Line Rd and Grumman Blvd. now on south side of Grumman Blvd 5 to 6 telephone lines east of intersection. Works both sides of street. Probable escapee.

[nysbirds-l] Acadian Flycatcher near Eastport

2019-06-27 Thread Thomas Moran
Steve Biasetti and I had an Acadian Flycatcher in Hunters’ Garden on County Road 51. The bird was persistently calling between 9:30 and 10:15 am. It provided good looks. It was halfway from the last fork to the right and the opening at the end of the dirt road. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L

Re: [nysbirds-l] Sandhill crane Napeague YES

2019-05-28 Thread Thomas Moran
Continues south of Cranberry hole rd in grass in front of the tree line but occasionally disappears into low spots. On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 10:37 AM Willy Becker wrote: > Yes 10:30 AM at 411 Cranberry Hole Road, south of the road >

[nysbirds-l] Little blues cap tree island, Wilson’s warbler Jones beach

2019-05-18 Thread Thomas Moran
At Jones beach coast guard west end of the parking lot, South side, near fire hydrant, a Wilson’s Warbler was in the flowering shrubs. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Greater White-fronted Goose

2019-01-12 Thread Thomas Moran
One in a flock of Canadas on Osborn Ave. south of Sound Ave. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info: ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Common Terns Montauk

2018-11-18 Thread Thomas Moran
Steve Biasetti and I had two first year common terns on the west jetty at Montauk Inlet at 10am. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Shearwaters at Cupsogue

2018-08-25 Thread Thomas Moran
Steve Biasetti and I did an ocean watch from 6;30 to 8:00 this morning, Saturday. We had about 120 Cory's Shearwater and about 5 Great. All moving east to west. There were also about 5 humpback whales and about 25 bottlenose dolphin which were quite close to shore. Sorry for the late post.

[nysbirds-l] American Goldenplover Eastport

2018-08-25 Thread Thomas Moran
An American Golden Plover is mixed with a group of Black-bellied Plovers at the Delalio Sod Farm on County Rd 51 at second break in median east of County Rd 111. Seen at 7pm, Saturday. Spotted by Steve Biasetti. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Common Gallinule, Southampton

2016-12-11 Thread Thomas Moran
Sorry for the late post. Yesterday, Saturday, December 10, at 2pm, there was a Common Gallinule on Coopers Neck Pond in Southampton. The bird appeared from the reeds in back of the pond, opposite and slightly to the left of the only place you can view the pond from. It swam to the middle of

[nysbirds-l] Bald Eagle-New Suffolk

2015-07-28 Thread Thomas Moran
Kayaking around Robins Island today I saw a Bald Eagle harassing a low Osprey, then being harassed by a higher, agile Osprey, northeast end of island. This would have been visible from the beach at New Suffolk. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Dune Rd Rd K New York Waterthrush

2015-07-23 Thread Thomas Moran
At about 2pm this afternoon, I spotted a Northern Waterthrush at the bay end of Road K along Dune Rd. It responded to phishing and was pumping its tail and posturing in an alert, aggressive manner in response. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] West Hampton Dune Overlook - Whimbrel

2014-08-08 Thread Thomas Moran
On Friday, August 8 at 4:45 about an hour 15 minutes before high tide, I saw a Whimbrel with 3 Royal Terns and 4 Herring Gulls at the West Hampton Dunes Overlook. The sandbar was just covered with water at this time. Earlier, at Cupsogue, there were 31 Red Knots along with the standard fare. The

[nysbirds-l] Adult Male Northern Harrier-Calverton

2014-04-06 Thread Thomas Moran
An adult Northern Harrier, a gray ghost, was flying low over the Calverton grasslands today about noon. Also present were about 8 Kestrels. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Wading River Marsh Kempf Preserve-Winter Wren

2013-11-11 Thread Thomas Moran
Winter Wren on the left fork near the entrance to the preserve. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info: ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Caleb Smith SP-Yellow-bellied Woodpecker

2013-10-27 Thread Thomas Moran
Yellow-bellied Woodpecker, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Eastern Phoebe, Hermit Thrush, Yellow-rumped Warbler. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Caleb Smith SP-Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

2013-10-27 Thread Thomas Moran
My previous email should have read Yellow-bellied Sapsucker. Thanks to those who alerted me to my mistake. As the teenagers say, my bad. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Rusty Blackbird-Wading River Marsh Preserve

2013-10-26 Thread Thomas Moran
Wading River Marsh, aka Kempf Preserve Rusty Blackbirds, Swamp Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Cedar Waxwing, Merlin, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Hermit Thrush, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Yellow-rumped Warbler Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Rocky Point DEC

2013-10-04 Thread Thomas Moran
A walk down the fire trail/wide bike trail from the eastern most parking area on 25A in the Rocky Point DEC area between 4-5pm Friday afternoon turned up a Black-throated Blue Warbler, Red-eyed Vireo, Eastern Phoebe, Pine and Yellow-rumped Warblers. I believe that I heard a Black-billed Cuckoo

[nysbirds-l] Cupsogue Directions

2013-07-06 Thread Thomas Moran
For what it's worth, focusing only on content, and ignoring for the minute the intended/unintended slights of the prior emails: The original map was a good idea, people from different states and remote areas of NY wanted to come to Cupsogue to see the bird. Maybe it could have been tuned up

[nysbirds-l] Arctic, Roseate, Black Terns at Cupsogue

2013-06-28 Thread Thomas Moran
On Friday, June 28 from 11am to 1:30pm Cassy, my sister up from Florida, myself and Andrew Baksh, birded Cupsogue. The previously reported Arctic(first summer birds), Roseate, and Black Terns(seen in three phases: breeding, mottled and juvenile) remain. Also seen were breeding and alternate

[nysbirds-l] Rocky Pt DEC - Prairie Warblers

2013-05-12 Thread Thomas Moran
After birding in the morning with Bob Adamo, I went to the Rocky Point DEC area south of Whiskey Road, accessing it from Wading River Hollow Rd, off of Middle Country Rd. Area had many Prairie Warblers. Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] NFP/Arshamomaque Preserve

2013-03-30 Thread Thomas Moran
Bob Adamo and I had a relatively slow half day of birding this morning. We started at the east pond of the North Fork Preserve where we saw about 6 pair of Green-winged Teal and a pair of Northern Shovelers doing the circle thing. We then went to Arshamomaque Preserve were we spotted the

[nysbirds-l] 3/16 South Shore

2013-03-17 Thread Thomas Moran
On Saturday Bob Adamo and I missed the Long-Eared Owl (which was seen by Sy Schiff at 8:30am) at the Marine Nature Center in Oceanside, the Harlequin Ducks (which was seen by Seth Ausubel and Rich Kelly earlier) at Point Lookout, the Gyrfalcon at Gilgo and the Red-necked Grebe at Cap Tree our

[nysbirds-l] Gray Ghost Riverhead

2013-02-04 Thread Thomas Moran
Gray Ghost on Northville Tpke north of Doctor's Path about 4pm Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info: ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] North Fork Preserve

2012-05-12 Thread Thomas Moran
I birded the North Fork Preserve with Arlene Rawls today from 6-8pm. I was surprised to see only Tree Swallows, but was very pleased with the warbler species seen. Black‑and‑white Warbler Black‑throated Blue Warbler Blue-winged Warbler Carolina Wren Common Yellowthroat Downy

[nysbirds-l] North Fork Preserve

2012-05-10 Thread Thomas Moran
Bob Adamo encouraged me to get out today, and although he could not be with me because he is traveling out of town, I had the following species at North Fork Preserve: Cooper's Hawk Downy Woodpecker Tree Swallow Bank

[nysbirds-l] Rocky Point DEC Prairie Warblers

2012-05-07 Thread Thomas Moran
Following up on Luke Ormand's post, I visited the DEC land south of Whiskey Rd using the dead end of Wading River Hollow Rd described. On a loop hike primarily under the power lines were Prairie Warbler, Eastern Towhee, Eastern Kingbird, and on the trail on the east side of the road were a pair of

[nysbirds-l] Bald Eaqle-Carman's River, Bellport

2012-05-06 Thread Thomas Moran
A got a good look at a mature Bald Eagle at the end of Beaver Dam Rd, Bellport. The bird flew a distance to the north up the Carman's River, gaining height, where it joined two other birds. I believe these were also Bald Eagles, but because of the distance cannot be positive. Also seen where

[nysbirds-l] The Sap (Suckers) is Running (are Flying)

2012-04-10 Thread Thomas Moran
Bob Adamo and I went in search of the Yellow-Throated Warbler, Louisiana Thrush, and the Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher and missed on all but came up with a great variety of spring species doing spring species behavior that it made for a great day of birding! We had a four Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker, a five

[nysbirds-l] Omission From Original Post

2012-04-10 Thread Thomas Moran
Bob Adamo and I birded all day together but at Hempstead Lake SP, we met up with Steve Schellenger, who not only guided us around the park but also told us which species would be there and when. It was a great tour. Thanks Steve! Tom and Bob -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Calverton Pond Preserve

2012-04-07 Thread Thomas Moran
Hermit Thrush Great Egret Red-tailed Hawk Hairy Woodpecker Pine Warbler Palm Warbler Tom Moran Shoreham -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Mature Bald Eagle, Displaying Turkeys and More

2012-04-01 Thread Thomas Moran
Bob Adamo and I were convinced that spring was here in a big way by the species, plummages and behavior we saw. And we started and ended in a big way. Middle Rd, Riverhead: Turkey Vulture, 12 Wild Turkeys, 4 displaying, spread tails, blue head, Red-Tailed Hawk EPCAL: Kestrels m/f, Northern

[nysbirds-l] Horned Gebe Breeding Plummage

2012-03-31 Thread Thomas Moran
March 31, Tom Moran Shoreham Beach: Horned Grebe, molting to breeding plumage, Common Loon, 3 Northern Gannets flying west to east in LI sound Tom Moran Shoreham, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: