[nysbirds-l] Avocet at Mecox YES

2019-08-22 Thread ArieGilbert
viewed from this location at 07.11 on 8-22-19 Parking before 9am or after 6pm.  HTTP://MAPS.GOOGLE.COM/maps?q=40.89177929,-72.32836073 40.89177929,-72.32836073 Arie Gilbert No. Babylon NY www.PowerBirder.Blogspot.com www.QCBirdClub.org Sent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] South Shore Long Island - Offshore (Coimbra Wreck Area) Report - 8/21

2019-08-22 Thread Long Island Birding .
Went offshore yesterday, had high numbers of Wilson's Storm Petrels with some larger flocks. A conservative total count would be in the 200s. Birds were concentrated in areas of bait fish slicks. Also had a single Jaeger Sp. in the distance cruise by a dragger. Noticeably absent were shearwaters

[nysbirds-l] Black Terns at Jones Beach

2019-08-22 Thread Steve Walter
I may have caught something in the way of a Black Tern movement at Jones Beach today. From 12:20 to 1:00, I observed 6 individuals (1 or 2 at a time) moving westward through the channel, heading toward Jones Inlet. The observation point was where the Brown Pelican was first being seen two weeks

[nysbirds-l] Shorebirds in the Hamptons today

2019-08-22 Thread Anthony Collerton
Hit some of the usual spots. 20 shorebird species with the best being the American Avocet at Mecox at dawn and 9 Marbled Godwits, a Stilt Sandpiper and a Whimbrel at Cupsogue. Sammy’s Beach in East Hampton has also had up to 5 Whimbrels this week. Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Mecox American Avocet -yes

2019-08-22 Thread Christopher Gangemi
The American Avocet found by Myles Stokowski a few days ago was still present on the southwest bank at Mecox inlet in Southampton at 4:15. It’s in with a group of mainly Greater black backed gulls, looking skinny. Many people were skampering about the shore of the pond 50 feet from the bird