[nysbirds-l] Cedar beach in Mount Sinai, long island, ny

2020-05-25 Thread Jeanne
Cedar waxwing migration has landed at cedar beach. Had to be thousands in every tree ... Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Amazing Cayuga Pool in Genesee County and other rarities

2020-05-25 Thread Willie D'Anna
Congratulations to Peter Yoerg on one of the best finds ever in Western NY (yesterday evening) - an adult in breeding plumage GULL-BILLED TERN. With little information to go on other than somewhere in Iroquois NWR, Josh Ketry was out at Cayuga Pool early this morning and he relocated,

RE: [nysbirds-l] Amazing Cayuga Pool in Genesee County and other rarities

2020-05-25 Thread Shaibal Mitra
Thanks for sharing this spectacular record, Willie, as well as all the other great highlights from the swamps! Gull-billed Tern was reported by DeKay (1844) to occur around the Great Lakes in New York State, at a time when it was not known from Long Island (e.g., by Giraud). DeKay's vague

[nysbirds-l] Liberty Loop Trail, Wallkill River NWR confirmed breeders including cranes in NJ

2020-05-25 Thread Andrew Block
Hi all, Spent from 5pm to 9:30pm looking for rails and trying to see what the cranes were up to.  No luck on the Soras or Kings (if they are still breeding here), but did have a Virginia briefly call during the day.  I wonder if the rails there start calling at 10pm like they do in CT?  I

[nysbirds-l] Manhattan / N.Y. County - 5/21-22-23-24-25

2020-05-25 Thread Thomas Fiore
Exaltations and bird-joy to all New York’s birders, who have been finding, observing, recording & reporting so many great sightings. -- New York County (N.Y. City) including Manhattan Thursday, May 21st, through Monday, May 25th - As somewhat anticipated, the delays in many of the typical for