Re: [nysbirds-l] Brown booby off Fire Island (Suffolk Co)

2018-07-31 Thread Matthew Fuirst
Thanks for sending this along Charlie. Just to follow up on our sighting, the brown booby was seen at N 40 30.076 and W 72 59.692. It flew by the boat and was heading SE (maybe towards Montauk...) Best, Matt Fuirst On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 8:57 AM, Charles Witek wrote: > Yesterday afternoon,

[nysbirds-l] Brown booby off Fire Island (Suffolk Co)

2018-07-31 Thread Charles Witek
Yesterday afternoon, around 4:00 pm, 15.9 miles, 308 degrees from Fire Island Inlet. Just finishing up a day chumming for sharks with a Stony Brook U research team when the bird did a fly-by over the chum slick. I was originally unsure about the ID, but one of the others on board was a grad

[nysbirds-l] Robert Moses SP Field 2 Brown Pelican

2018-07-31 Thread Gail Benson
Tom Burke and I just picked up one Brown Pelican flying west well offshore flying low over the water. Gail Benson -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Field Notes

2018-07-31 Thread Andrew Baksh
Overall the shorebird numbers were down on the East Pond today. Short-billed Dowitcher numbers were way down and the Stilt Sandpipers were down to 14. The few highlights included a flyover Whimbrel, 2 Pectoral Sandpiper and a Long-billed Dowitcher (LBDO) which I picked out on the North End of