Re:[nysbirds-l] Swan Lake, Patchogue: BWT, wood duck

2020-01-05 Thread Richard Cartwright
Darn auto- correct! Widgeon, not surgeon. On Sun, Jan 5, 2020, 10:52 AM Richard Cartwright wrote: > Two drake wood ducks and one drake blue winged teal present now. Teal > still at north end; wood ducks along western side, tucked into overhanging > brush. Eight ducks species total, including

[nysbirds-l] Central Park NYC - Sun. Jan. 5, 2020: Brown Thrasher, Great Blue Heron, Pied-billed Grebe, Peregrine Falcon

2020-01-05 Thread Deborah Allen
Central Park NYC Sunday January 5, 2020 OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob. Highlights: Brown Thrasher, Great Blue Heron, Pied-billed Grebe, Peregrine Falcon. Canada Goose - 320-330 Northern Shoveler - 280-300 Mallard - 55 Bufflehead - 2 (male & female) Reservoir Hooded Merganser

[nysbirds-l] Niagara River - Sunday - Kittiwake, Black-headed, others

2020-01-05 Thread Willie D'Anna
The gulls on the Niagara River continue to impress. It is the best that I have seen it in a few years. The adult BLACK-HEADED GULL continues at the Whirlpool and, although the BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKEs were not seen there when we were there in the morning, Tom Kerr reported one there at 4:00, quite

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Bird Spectacle & Recent Rarities

2020-01-05 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Hey all, One of my favorite, and one of the most generally overlooked relative to accessibility for birders, winter birding activity in Brooklyn is watching the gulls come in to roost at Brooklyn Bridge Park. One could (and I may...) argue that this roost has one of the most awesome backdrops of

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Harlequin Duck

2020-01-05 Thread Rob Jett
Found this morning by Daisy Paul at Sheepshead Bay on Emmons Ave. has been very cooperative & seen by many people. Good birding, Rob Sent via cans & string -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Swan Lake, Patchogue: BWT, wood duck

2020-01-05 Thread Richard Cartwright
Two drake wood ducks and one drake blue winged teal present now. Teal still at north end; wood ducks along western side, tucked into overhanging brush. Eight ducks species total, including one female surgeon. Also 3 pied billed grebe. -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Long Island: New Year message from the Nassau/Suffolk eBird review team

2020-01-05 Thread Angus Wilson
Seven eBird Checklist Submission Tips A large and increasing number of birders living on or visiting Long Island now use eBird on a regular basis. The appeal is two-fold: foremost eBird provides a simple way to track and store one’s own sightings and at the same time share them with others