[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach West End and Point Lookout

2014-01-14 Thread Carney, Martin
Yesterday, Mike Kravatz and I birded Jones Beach West End 2 and Point Lookout with marvelous results: about halfway between the West End 2 parking lot and the inlet, we saw 2 Snowy Owls (guided by a number of people); a flock of about 50 Snow Buntings was at the Nature Center; the first jetty

[nysbirds-l] Red-headed Woodpecker in Pelham Bay Park

2014-01-20 Thread Carney, Martin
I spotted one Red-headed Woodpecker from the wood chip path on the right (east) side of the Turtle Cove driving range about 200 yards (thanks yard markers) from the clubhouse area at approximately 4 p.m. todayMartin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Doodletown Road

2014-05-18 Thread Carney, Martin
I birded Doodletown Road yesterday from approximately 8:30 to 1:30. It was a delightful day and the birds did not disappoint. My highlights included 10 warblers: Canada (2), Cerulean (4), Blue-winged, Hooded, Redstarts, Magnolias, Yellow, Black-throated Blue, and the best look I've ever had at a

[nysbirds-l] Pipits

2014-10-26 Thread Carney, Martin
While watching a cross-country meet at Van Cortlandt Park on Saturday I saw two Pipits on the parade grounds, maybe 80 yards due north of the tennis courts. Birds and runners seemed to coexist nicely. This was from about 1:30 to 3 pmCarney Martin -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] A Funny Story

2014-11-09 Thread Carney, Martin
I was on the New York Botanical Garden bird walk yesterday, lead by Debbie Becker. We were near the south corner of the Twin Lakes, next to the parking lot, where a big bus was parked. We were getting great looks at Purple Finch and a group of Pine Siskins when a high-pitched voice near the back

[nysbirds-l] Harlequin Ducks and Horned Larks

2015-01-19 Thread Carney, Martin
Two Harlequin Ducks -- a male and a female -- were in close to the most western jetty at Lookout Point at around 3:45 pm today; 2 Horned Larks were in the eastern end of the West End 2 parking lot. Not too shabby for a quick trip to the ocean. Happy Birding, Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center

2015-02-19 Thread Carney, Martin
The Wilson's Snipe, Dunlin, Northern Pintail, Greater Yellowlegs, Killdeer and Black-bellied Plover were all present during my brief and frigid visit to the Nature Center at around 5pm today. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Van Cortlandt Park Birding

2015-01-11 Thread Carney, Martin
Van Cortlandt Lake is about 90% ice. But in the 10% water part I saw a male Common Merganser today at about 3 pm, a Bronx first for me! Some Rusty Blackbirds and a few Redwing Blackbirds rounded out the day. Happy birding...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Croton Point

2015-02-28 Thread Carney, Martin
4 Redheads and 4 Common Mergansers were seen at the Croton Train Station from the parking area near the train bridge at around 4pm yesterday. Saw at least 20 Bald Eagles from this parking area, and the park itself near the RV area...Happy birding...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Franklin's Gull

2015-05-28 Thread Carney, Martin
The gull was still on the easternmost part of Plum Beach at 6:15 pm today...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Red Phalarope

2015-07-22 Thread Carney, Martin
The Red Phalarope was not in the pond in front of the blind (the only one I checked) at 5:30 pm today. There were only about 10 sandpipers and 1 Killdeer in the whole area...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] American Golden Plover

2015-08-27 Thread Carney, Martin
A little bit of a late notice, but I saw the Golden Plover in the same location -- near 2230 Mill Ln., east side of road -- around 12:30 pm yesterday afternoonMartin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] White-winged Dove

2015-11-23 Thread Carney, Martin
The dove was seen at approximately 4 pm about 150 yards west of the drawbridge along the land-fill side of the road, in trees above and behind the cedars...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Snow Goose in Van Cortlandt

2016-01-11 Thread Carney, Martin
If Alex Trebek ever says to you: "This is the opposite of finding a needle in a haystack," you respond to him -- in the form of a question -- "What is locating one white Snow Goose among hundreds of Canada Geese on Van Cortland Parade Grounds.". Still there at 3:45 pm... Martin Carney --

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Phalarope

2016-06-12 Thread Carney, Martin
Still in same location at 5:45 pm...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Cliff Swallows at Van Cortlandt Park

2016-06-19 Thread Carney, Martin
Still present at 1 pm, southeast quadrant of Parade Grounds, near tennis courts...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Tundra Swans on Hook Pond

2016-02-17 Thread Carney, Martin
Pete McNamara and I saw the 2 Tundra Swans on Hook Pond at about 11 am today in their usual place Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach West End and Point Lookout

2016-03-24 Thread Carney, Martin
2 Horned Grebes were at the Coast Guard Station, one in breeding plumage. A brief and windy visit to the western most Point Lookout jetty revealed approximately 15 Purple Sandpipers, 15 Long-tailed Ducks, 1 Common Eider, 1 Dunlin, and a bunch of Sanderlings. Happy birding... Martin Carney --

[nysbirds-l] Ravens

2017-02-05 Thread Carney, Martin
Another sighting of a pair of ravens: mine occurred over the Administration Building in the New York Botanical Gardens at about 1:30 yesterday afternoon...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Van Cortlandt White Goose

2017-01-20 Thread Carney, Martin
I observed a white goose with many Canada geese in the northwest quadrant of the parade grounds at Van Cortlandt Park today around 3:30 pm. I believe it is a Snow Goose but would love more opinions (particularly the kind that would make it a Ross's Goose!). Happy BirdingMartin Carney --

[nysbirds-l] Van Cortlandt White Goose

2017-01-20 Thread Carney, Martin
Thanks for the responses. Andrew: I have seen the Snow Goose you photographed and the bird I saw today was not this same bird. The bird today is a very clean white, which made me think Ross's. However, I did observe the "grin-patch" characteristic of the Snow Goose, which Tom confirmed after I

[nysbirds-l] Point Lookout and Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center

2017-02-24 Thread Carney, Martin
A beautiful day for birding produced a male Harlequin Duck and approximately 15 Purple Sandpipers on the middle jetty at Point Lookout, and a Lapland Longspur amidst a group of Horned Larks at the Nature Center. Happy birding...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Point Lookout and Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center

2017-02-26 Thread Carney, Martin
Beautiful afternoon for birding. Had a male Harlequin and approximately 15 Purple Sandpipers on the middle jetty at Pt. Lookout,and one Lapland Longspur with Horned Larks in front of Nature Center...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Trumpeter Swan near Nyack Beach State Park

2017-01-14 Thread Carney, Martin
Sorry for the delayed post but I did observe the Trumpeter Swan yesterday south of the park in front of the house until about 1:15 pm. At that point it joined some Canada Geese and swam around the jetties, out of view. Bring your scopeMartin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Woodcocks

2017-03-18 Thread Carney, Martin
A group of us saw 3 Woodcocks in the New York Botanical Garden between Azalea Rock and the small stream just west of it. ThrillingMartin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler at Lido

2017-04-17 Thread Carney, Martin
Still here as of 145 pm. Heard, but did not see, Prairie; no sign of Orange-crowned...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Summit Rock

2017-05-03 Thread Carney, Martin
I refer to Summit Rock in Central Park, NYC, at approx. 82nd St. and Central Park West. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Cape May Warbler

2017-05-03 Thread Carney, Martin
At Summit Rock 5 minutes agoMartin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Blackburnian Warbler and White Crown Sparrow

2017-05-20 Thread Carney, Martin
Blackburnian in Blowdown Meadow and White Crown in southwest corner of Great Hill near stairs to 103rd Street, North Woods, Central Park, New York City, New York State, USA, North America, Western Hemisphere...yeah, that sbould do...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Henslow's Sparrow

2017-05-27 Thread Carney, Martin
Any updates? -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2)

[nysbirds-l] Dickcissel

2017-05-27 Thread Carney, Martin
Just to clarify: In my last post I reported: Dickcissel near blind. As far as I know, it sees perfectly well... -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Henslow's Sparrow

2017-05-27 Thread Carney, Martin
Still there, 50 yards before the blind, to the left as you approach blind. Dickcissel near blind. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Pileated Woodpecker

2018-12-15 Thread Carney, Martin
Still hammering away on a tree in the northeast quadrant of Hunter Island in Pelham Bay Park as of 330 pm...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Common Mergansers

2019-03-09 Thread Carney, Martin
There were 3 male Common Mergansers on Van Cortlandt Lake at 4 pm today. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] American Golden Plovers

2019-09-21 Thread Carney, Martin
2 American Golden Plovers on Jerome Reservoir at 6 pm...Martin Carney -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Brewster's Warbler

2020-05-28 Thread Carney, Martin
Yesterday at approximately 3 pm, I saw a Brewster's (this time I remembered the 's) 200 yards south of the traffic circle at the end of Ironwood Drive. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Ironwood Drive in Sterling Forest State Park

2020-05-28 Thread Carney, Martin
For clarification: Ironwood Drive is in the area of Sterling Forest State Park. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Lawrence Warbler

2020-05-26 Thread Carney, Martin
Saw the warbler near the intersection of Farm Meadow Trail and Ash Tree Loop at 3:40 pm. This is where it was reported the other day. Thrilling... -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm