[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch - Setauket, NY

2020-09-28 Thread TURNER
Things have ticked up a bit at the Nighthawk Watch after a slow period: September 25th - 53 nighthawks September 26th - 42 nighthawks September 27th - 61 nighthawks We have passed the 2,000 mark with a total of 2,019 nighthawks having been seen in 2020. We have nine more days to go. In

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch, Setauket, NY

2020-09-03 Thread TURNER
September 2nd - 58 nighthawks, 125 minutes (1325 nighthawks, 900 minutes, 1.47 bpm) September 3rd - 149 nighthawks, 120 minutes (1474 nighthawks, 1020 minutes, 1.44 bpm) Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch Directions: Long Island Expressway to Nicolls Road (Exit 62). Take Nicolls Road north to the

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch - Setauket, NY

2019-10-07 Thread TURNER
Sixteen observers came out on Sunday night, the last night of the Nighthawk Watch, to look for nighthawks but were, alas, disappointed since none were observed. As a consolation prize several species of "winter" ducks have arrived in the pond next to the watch including Northern Shoveler, A.

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch - Setauket, NY

2019-10-02 Thread TURNER
Last night we had a highly productive count with 237 nighthawks coming through. Typically, by early October the numbers start waning so the total for 10/1 was a large surprise. Will be curious to see how the weather over the next couple of days affects the count. John Turner -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch, Setauket, NY

2019-09-29 Thread TURNER
September 25th- 92 nighthawks, 97 minutes (2165 nighthawks, 3316 minutes) September 26th- 15 nighthawks, 87 minutes (2180 nighthawks, 3403 minutes) September 27th- 172 nighthawks, 95 minutes. (2352 nighthawks, 3498 minutes) September 28th- 90 nighthawks, 92 minutes (2442 nighthawks, 3590

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch - Setauket, NY

2019-09-24 Thread TURNER
Another productive night with stunning skies and clouds with 152 nighthawks flying through it. We've now passed 2,000 birds.saw the red bat again..we were joined by Spike Millington, Vice President and Director of the Asia Program at the International Crane Foundation. John Turner

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch -Setauket, NY

2019-09-20 Thread TURNER
September 17th - 0 nighthawks September 18th - 0 nighthawks September 19th - 0 nighthawks September 20th - 66 nighthawks; including another tailless bird. A good view of another red bat. John Turner -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch, Setauket, NY

2019-09-16 Thread TURNER
Tonight 5 visitors saw 14 nighthawks and a Cooper's Hawk disturbing a mumuration of blackbirds. John Turner -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch - Setauket, NY

2019-09-15 Thread TURNER
September 12 - 2 nighthawks (rainy and windy) September 13 - 5 nighthawks September 14 - 15 nighthawks September 15 - 27 nighthawks and one highly visible red bat feeding over the North Pond in Frank Melville Park! 1,360 nighthawks to date. John Turner -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch, Setauket, NY

2019-09-12 Thread TURNER
The skies above Frank Melville Park graced us with 95 nighthawks last night including the same or yet another tail-less bird. They came through in a steady stream of mostly two, three, and four bird groups. John Turner -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Stone Bridge Nighthawk Watch - Setauket, NY

2018-09-01 Thread JOHN TURNER
Tonight, approximately a dozen participants counted 211 Common Nighthawks from the stone bridge nighthawk watch. It included three kettles of 30 or more nighthawks, including one group of 70 birds.  We also had an immature Bald Eagle fly over the north pond heading east.   John Turner --