[nysbirds-l] Manhattan, NYC 11/10 thru 11/16 (& notes on hummers, a goshawk, shrikes, thrushes & etc.)

2018-11-17 Thread Thomas Fiore
With appearances in mid-Atlantic as well as states neighboring NY, it is time to give a bit of attention, & cameras at the ready, for ‘stray’ hummingbirds of various species, now about as likely if not more so in the east, as our breeding, summer Ruby-throateds, most of which have departed at

[nysbirds-l] Pine Siskins

2018-11-17 Thread Jaklitsch, Mike
Nice surprise to see three Pine Siskins at my feeder in Douglaston with several goldfinches and house finches. Sent from my iPhone THIS E-MAIL IS INTENDED ONLY FOR THE ADDRESSEE(S) AND MAY CONTAIN CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION. IF YOU ARE NOT THE INTENDED RECIPIENT, YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT ANY

Re: [nysbirds-l] Possible Hammond's Flycatcher, Sunken Meadow SP

2018-11-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
I ran it by the boffins on the Facebook Advanced Bird ID forum and they came down firmly on the side of Least Flycatcher. On Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:24 PM Peter Reisfeld wrote: > Just wondering if there has been any expert opinions obtained on the > identity of the Sunken Meadow empid. Also

[nysbirds-l] Evening Grosbeck in Wading River

2018-11-17 Thread Rich Perkins / TAM
A friend of mine just sent me a picture of an Evening Grosbeak at his feeder today. He lives in Wading River close to the LI Sound. Unfortunately he does not want any visitors but we wanted to let you know that one was found. Good birding. Aidan Perkins -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

Re: [nysbirds-l] Possible Hammond's Flycatcher, Sunken Meadow SP

2018-11-17 Thread Jose Ramirez-Garofalo
Out of curiosity, what made them so certain it was a Least Flycatcher? On Sat, Nov 17, 2018 at 5:20 PM Joshua Malbin wrote: > I ran it by the boffins on the Facebook Advanced Bird ID forum and they > came down firmly on the side of Least Flycatcher. > > On Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:24 PM Peter

Re: [nysbirds-l] Possible Hammond's Flycatcher, Sunken Meadow SP

2018-11-17 Thread Joshua Malbin
Rounded, blunt primary tips as opposed to Hammond's generally pointed ones. Projection not long enough for Hammond's. Molt fits better with Least (which molts on winter grounds, whereas Hammond's molts on summer grounds). Quantitative analysis of the primary spacing using measurements with imageJ

Re: [nysbirds-l] Possible Hammond's Flycatcher, Sunken Meadow SP

2018-11-17 Thread Jose Ramirez-Garofalo
Hmm. Quantitative analysis on those pictures? Who conducted it? Curious as to what NYSARC committee members think. Any comments? On Sat, Nov 17, 2018 at 6:22 PM Joshua Malbin wrote: > Rounded, blunt primary tips as opposed to Hammond's generally pointed > ones. Projection not long enough for

[nysbirds-l] Keep this info between us, please

2018-11-17 Thread Gus Keri
A nice lady told me that Loggerhead Shrike was reported seen in Marine Park Salt Marsh this morning. Please, don’t tell anyone that I wrote this email about it. I am not supposed to tell. -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: Keep this info between us, please

2018-11-17 Thread Gus Keri
Apparently the bird was Northern Shrike as it was reported to eBird. Probably, there was some mis-ID at the beginning. Sent using Zoho Mail Forwarded message From : MeTo : "Birding alert, NYSBirds, Birding alert","Birding alert,

[nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sat. Nov. 17, 2018 - Wood Ducks & Uptick in Fox Sparrows

2018-11-17 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park NYC Saturday, November 17, 2018 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob. Highlights: Wood Ducks, migrating Red-winged Blackbirds, and an uptick in Fox Sparrow Numbers. Canada Goose - 2 Upper Lobe Wood duck - 6 (4 Lake, 2 Turtle Pond) Northern Shoveler - 20 Turtle Pond Mallard - 25 Ruddy