[nysbirds-l] Tundra Swan - Jamaica Bay, Yes

2018-01-21 Thread Corey Finger
The previously reported Tundra Swan is still present at the south end of the East Pond. Two Northern Pintails are also present. Good Birding, Corey Finger Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] NYS eBird Hotspots: Google Map Directions (Updated)

2018-01-21 Thread Ben Cacace
The issue with the marker disappearing after selecting the Google Maps Direction link has been resolved! The resolution came from working with the 'Google Maps & Earth Help Forum'. Here's the final resolution: "appears to be a maps.google.com difference ... .uk, .de, .se, .ca, .au, .sg, .my, .th

RE:[nysbirds-l] Queens Gr. White-fronted Goose Update - YES

2018-01-21 Thread Steve Walter
The Greater White-fronted Goose is currently (3:00 1/21) on Alley Pond, near the southwest corner. Also a Pintail there today, adding to the variety of waterfowl that has visited in recent weeks. From: Steve Walter [mailto:swalte...@verizon.net] Sent: Sunday, January 14, 2018 1:02

[nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC - Sun. Jan. 21, 2018 - Ring-necked Duck, Wood Ducks, Cooper's Hawk & Fox Sparrows

2018-01-21 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park, NYC Sunday, January 21, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob. Highlights: Ring-necked Duck, Wood Duck (3), Fox Sparrows, Cooper's Hawk. Canada Goose - 200-300 Reservoir Wood Duck - 3 males south end Reservoir Northern Shoveler - fewer than 20 south end Reservoir

[nysbirds-l] extralimital crane flock

2018-01-21 Thread Andrew Block
I know it's not in NY, but just wanted report that a good sized flock of 15 adult and immature Sandhill Cranes is wintering in Manville, Somerset Co., NJ, along the Manville Causeway and is reliably visible to all.  It is nice to see suck a large flock so close and in the northeast.  Hopefully

[nysbirds-l] Breezy pt qieens1/21

2018-01-21 Thread prosbird
During waterfowl count at the end jetty tip a Drake KING EIDER joined a Drake Common Eider 210 this afternoon Peter Dorosh Bbc Check out @BirdBrklyn’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/BirdBrklyn/status/955154797870579713?s=09 Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Bittern and Hawks, Nassau and Suffolk

2018-01-21 Thread Timothy Healy
At least one American Bittern was observed at Tobay Beach’s JFK Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, judging by timing and takeoff location it could’ve been two individuals. I also had a rapidly-glimpsed hawk taking off through the trees between the lot and the hidden pond: based on proportions, size,

[nysbirds-l] Lone Redhead - Lake Ronkonkoma, Suffolk

2018-01-21 Thread David La Magna
Today, in the small area of open water the lone duck turned out to be a female Redhead. Viewed from the Islip Pavilion on the west/southwest side of the lake. This is a first for me for this species at this location. Additionally, the Eurasian Wigeon is still at the Mill Pond in Sayville. Also