Ross is still here. Same spot. 10 am nowSent using Zoho Mail On
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:39:46 -0800 Nancy Tognan wrote
Ross’s goose continues at ballfield. 150th st just north of north conduit
ave. Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L
When working on the NYS eBird Hotspots wiki I'll compare the previous bar
chart list of species with the current one picking up any additions or
deletions. By going to each county's 'Overview' page you can determine the
date the species was added by county. Some are from newly submitted
The Pink-footed goose found in December on the Montauk CBC continues at the
Montauk Downs golf course. The bird is feeding with numerous Canada geese and 3
Snow geese as viewed from the cart path at hole #1.
Sent from my iPhone
NYSbirds-L List Info:
Passing along a message from Paul D'Andrea who discovered two Ross's Geese
feeding in the farm fields with a large flock of Canada Geese on Long Lane
in East Hampton. The flock shuffles around in this area but they're
currently favoring the fields along the south side Long Lane, just east of
*Brooklyn Bird Alert* (*@BirdBrklyn* on Twitter) has been operating for
over a month now, relaying real-time reports of birding news, rarities,
other good birds, and birding conditions. It works the same way as my
Manhattan and Bronx alerts.
It provides a reliable single source for the above
As far as I know, it was not seen today at Alley Pond. I know it was looked
for this morning, but there were much fewer geese than yesterday at a
comparable time of the morning. Based on the previous reports, it would seem
that the geese were roosting there, making the early morning the best time.
The Ross' Goose was foraging with about 300 Canadas and Brants on the
ballfields just south of Baisley Pond. The fields are part of the BP Park
and I guess the roost on the water and ice on the pond and forage on the
fields during the day.
NYSbirds-L List Info:
A 45 minute tour of the EPCAL property produced 2 Rough-legged Hawks, 1
Merlin, 1 Cooper's Hawk, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk, and 7 Meadowlarks.
The Merlin and 1 Rough-legged were seen along the east runway. All the
other birds were seen over the west runway near the intersection of
We spent the day birding on the east end, starting our day at Montauk Pt. The
point had numerous Common Eider and scoters but very few other species. We
missed Razorbill entirely and had only one Red-throated Loon. Hoping it would
get better we worked our way back west stopping briefly at Ditch