[nysbirds-l] White Pelican, Playland Park, Rye

2017-12-24 Thread suefeustel
Present sleeping on rocks in Playland Lake at 9:30 AM. 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)

[nysbirds-l] Townsend's Solitaire: Maybe?

2017-12-24 Thread CobyNomi Klein
Spent a short time at Tiffany Creek Preserve this afternoon. Caught a brief glimpse of a solitaire sized bird flying out of a juniper at the far end of the field. It disappeared into the unmowed vegetation never to be respotted. Will have to check back tomorrow. Coby Klein -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Tufted Duck, Santapogue Creek, Lindenhurst (Suffolk County)

2017-12-24 Thread Peter Morris
There is a Tufted Duck mixed in with a Scaup flock at Santapogue Creek (Suffolk). The bird was near the island where the Long-billed Dowitchers are most frequently seen half way down Venetian Boulevard, towards Venetian Shores park. There are several small flocks of scaup spread out along the

[nysbirds-l] Mohonk Lake/Ashokan Reservoir CBC Results

2017-12-24 Thread Steve M. Chorvas
The 68th annual Mohonk Lake/Ashokan Reservoir Christmas Bird Count (Ulster County) was conducted on Saturday, 16 December 2017, under relatively pleasant weather conditions. Collectively it was another exceptionally productive count, following last year's record-breaking number of species.

[nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC - Sun., Dec. 24, 2017 - Rusty Blackbird, Fox Sparrows, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Cooper's Hawk

2017-12-24 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park, NYC - Sunday, December 24, 2017 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob. Highlights: Rusty Blackbird, Fox Sparrows, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, & Cooper's Hawk. Canada Goose - 200+ (at least 170 on the Reservoir, others on the Lake) Wood Duck - 2 males (the Pond & Reservoir)

[nysbirds-l] Joyful, joyful !

2017-12-24 Thread robert adamo
After attending the 1100 Mass today, while walking to my car, I looked up and saw a single Turkey Vulture ( could it have been "Lonesome George") making its way in an easterly direction. My immediate thought was that I was being rewarded with a "legal" reason to send this post to wish all on our