[nysbirds-l] Doodletown Road, Bear Mountain

2018-05-24 Thread Peter Reisfeld
Today I made my annual pilgimmage to Doodletown Road.  By the time I had climbed up Gray’s hill I had most of my target birds, with singing ceruleans, yellow-throated vireos, indigo buntings, a yellow billed cuckoo, a singing Louisiana waterthrush,  a blue winged warbler, a worm-eating warbler,

[nysbirds-l] Doodletown Road, Bear Mtn State Park - 9.4.16

2016-09-05 Thread Amy Simmons
Date: Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 Location: Doodletown Rd., Bear Mountain, NY Observers: Amy Simmons, Claire Borrelli and Kym Michaud Knowing that the beach was going to be a bit too windy for our taste, we decided to instead have a walk and picnic at Doodletown Road in Bear Mountain State Park on

[nysbirds-l] Doodletown Road 5/12

2016-05-12 Thread Peter Reisfeld
I made my annual pilgrimage to Doodletown Road today in the pleasant company of Bob and Collen Veltri. We saw good numbers of ceruleans, including females on nest. Hoodeds were everywhere, often singing alternate songs, one of which was a spitting image of a yellow throated warbler. When we

[nysbirds-l] Doodletown Road

2014-05-26 Thread Peter Reisfeld
Despite my abysmal record of success at finding target birds this year, I visited Doodletown Road today hoping to get the Cerulean and Kentucky warblers that had eluded me thus far. I arrived early, only to be swarmed with mosquitos and flies. There was plenty of birdsong, but I had to keep

[nysbirds-l] Doodletown Road

2014-05-18 Thread Carney, Martin
I birded Doodletown Road yesterday from approximately 8:30 to 1:30. It was a delightful day and the birds did not disappoint. My highlights included 10 warblers: Canada (2), Cerulean (4), Blue-winged, Hooded, Redstarts, Magnolias, Yellow, Black-throated Blue, and the best look I've ever had at a

Re: [nysbirds-l] Doodletown Road

2014-05-18 Thread Robert Lewis
This great birding spot is in northern Rockland County.   41.301533, -73.986193 For those who are new to the area:  I just noticed that Google maps no longer shows the correct path for birding Doodletown.  If you go there and zoom in, DO NOT take the path labeled Ramapo-Dunderberg Trail (at

[nysbirds-l] Doodletown Road, Rockland County: excellent birding

2014-05-11 Thread Robert Lewis
All,   I had an extremely good, rather brief, late afternoon trip to Doodletown Road, part of Bear Mountain State Park.  Excellent  migration, many birds, almost constant activity.   4:30 - 6:00 pm.   The highlight was probably the adult male Cerulean that stayed below my eye level ten feet