[nysbirds-l] QCBC Alley Pond Park field trip

2009-09-02 Thread Donna Schulman
/alley76). Bring water, snacks, insect repellent, sun repellent, etc. Birders of all levels are welcome. *Donna Schulman* Editor, QCBC News Notes -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Temporary archive: http

[nysbirds-l] Corey Finger on Birds of Honduras, QCBC Meeting Wed. Sept. 16th

2009-09-11 Thread Donna Schulman
in August. He also leads photo tours in the area. You can see his work at http://lloydspitalnikphotos.com/. *Donna Schulman, Forest Hills, NY editor, QCBC News Notes queensgir...@gmail.com* Queens County Bird Club President: Arie Gilbert, ariegilb...@optonline.net Vice-President, Lou

[nysbirds-l] QCBC Kissena Park field trip this Sunday

2009-10-09 Thread Donna Schulman
fall trips to Kissena Park, we have seen Vesper, Lincoln’s and Savannah Sparrows, Blue Grosbeak, Purple Finch, Red-necked Pheasant, Marsh Wren, and even an Orange Bishop! Bring water, snacks, insect repellent, sun repellent, etc. Birders of all levels are welcome. *Donna Schulman* Editor, QCBC

[nysbirds-l] QCBC Meeting, Wed. Nov. 18th

2009-11-15 Thread Donna Schulman
the meeting and QCBC to Arie Gilbert, President, ariegilb...@optonline.net *Donna Schulman QCBC* -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Archives: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http

[nysbirds-l] Ash-throated Flycatcher - Still There!

2009-12-09 Thread Donna Schulman
there over 5-feet. After 15 minutes it took off for parts north (maybe down Cohancy to a spot with berries?). Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Archives: 1) http://www.mail

[nysbirds-l] Staten-Island Summer Tanager and more

2009-12-14 Thread Donna Schulman
. Jeff had seen the Red-headed Woodpecker earlier that morning, by Martling Avenue. Keith and I then proceeded to Howie Fischer's house, where the Selasphorous/Rufous hummingbird appeared right away. It's always nice when that happens. Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Pt. Lookout and Jones Beach additions

2010-01-11 Thread Donna Schulman
. Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES Archives: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/NYSB.html Please submit

[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach, 10/10/10

2010-10-10 Thread Donna Schulman
, and a female Wood Duck walking on the sidewalk on the island in the West End 2 parking lot (after being flushed from the swale by Steve Walter). Raptors were scarce, with only a Northern Harrier and a Merlin. And, there are still mosquitos at the Coast Guard Station! Donna Schulman Forest Hlls, NY

Re: [nysbirds-l] Newsday article about Common Ground-Dove

2010-11-03 Thread Donna Schulman
birds and birding making the media twice in one week. Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 9:30 AM, David Klauber davehawk...@msn.com wrote: Sorry, no updates, but on page 4 of today's Long Island newspaper Newsday there is an aticle and nice picture of the Common Ground-Dove

[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach, West End 11/15 including Northern Shrike

2010-11-15 Thread Donna Schulman
in the sand. As I left the Center parkng lot (which turned out to be open, though the center was closed), a Cooper's Hawk, flew in. Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] corrected version: Jones Beach, West End 11/15 including Northern Shrike

2010-11-15 Thread Donna Schulman
to be open, though the center was closed), a Cooper's Hawk, flew in. Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2

Re: [nysbirds-l] FT Flycatcher status?

2010-12-03 Thread Donna Schulman
Connecticut Birds is the best source for up-to-date info on the CT Fork-tailed Flycatcher: http://www.birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CTBD.html A Dec. 3rd message there states that the bird continues. Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 11:59 AM, Brien Hindman discordia

[nysbirds-l] JBWR - Barrow's, Eurasian (Common) Teal, + Woodcock

2011-02-27 Thread Donna Schulman
Thanks to the keen eye of Pete Shen, I was able to see the Barrow's Goldeneye in the West Pond at dusk today (Sunday). There was enough light to get scoped side-by-side views of the Barrow's next to a Common. Then, Pete spotted the Eurasian Green-winged Teal with several Green-winged Teal at the

[nysbirds-l] Sandwich Tern, Mecox, July 3rd

2011-07-03 Thread Donna Schulman
There were at least 5 terns at Mecox Inlet this morning, the highlight being a *Sandwich Tern *offering premium photo ops close to shore. There were also two large terns, possibly the Caspian Terns that had been sighted there in April? I will post photos tonight. The foreheads are dusky, unlike

[nysbirds-l] Kissena Park, Queens, Sept. 25th, continues to be excellent birding

2011-09-25 Thread Donna Schulman
Birding in the Kissena Park corridor area continues to be excellent. Peter Reisfeld found a LARK SPARROW (mediocre photo on my Flickr site), and Eric Miller found an immature MOURNING WARBLER and a CONNECTICUT WARBLER. Other good birds included both CUCKOOS, BLUE GROSBEAK, and CLAY-COLORED

Re: [nysbirds-l] Mountain Bluebird - no

2012-01-03 Thread Donna Schulman
I observed the Mountain Bluebird yesterday, 1/02, from about 2:50pm to 4:00pm, with Bob May and several other local birders. The bird was busy working its way down the snow fence, occasionally flying down to the ground, and then returning to a new perch. At 4pm, I was the only birder left and in

[nysbirds-l] Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, Tuesday, March 6th

2012-03-06 Thread Donna Schulman
The Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch was quite active while I there, from 10:0am to 12:40pm, spending most of its time in the large tree in the yard or on the ground around the feeders or fighting off House Sparrows on the bird bath. It seemed to be in the area most of the time, though there were long

[nysbirds-l] Ruff Update, JBWR, July 4th

2012-07-04 Thread Donna Schulman
When I left the East Pond, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge at 7:45pm, the Ruff was still feeding on the eastern side at the North End, south of Dead Man's Cove. You can see a roof through the trees on the east side in this area, and if you moved your eyes all the way down, there was the Ruff! For

[nysbirds-l] Extralimital: Crested Caracara, Mercer County, NJ

2012-09-09 Thread Donna Schulman
Several friends suggested I post this NJ sighting to the NY list. A Crested Caracara was found yesterday afternoon by Vincent Nichnadowicz in a farm field in West Windsor, Mercer County, NJ. I got great views of it this morning, and when I left it was hunkered down in the middle of the field

[nysbirds-l] Mecox Inlet, 7/19 and 7/20 - Sandwich, Black, Royal Terns

2013-07-20 Thread Donna Schulman
It was great to get back to Mecox Inlet, my first visit of the summer. The sand flats by the bay are fenced off, which appears to be making the Least Terns and Piping Plovers very happy, but which makes scanning for terns and shorebirds a mostly scoping experience. Friday morning, 7/19, notable

[nysbirds-l] Area Sightings by NYSOA Conference Participants

2013-11-02 Thread Donna Schulman
Here are some of the sightings reported at the New York Birders/NYSOA Conference on Saturday, November 2nd. Apologies for the late report, it was a very full day. The sightings are from the board posted at the conference; trip leaders and birders will hopefully add details. Newsday had an article

[nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler, Fuchs Pond, Northport (Long Island)

2014-04-23 Thread Donna Schulman
I writing this on behalf of Tom Reichert, who messaged this to me just now: I am shooting a stunning Prothonotary Warbler now. Fuchs pond, Northport. If you want to post. I've never been to Fuchs Pond, myself, but I see it is Fuchs Pond Preserve, off Waterside Ave., Northport. Donna

[nysbirds-l] Forest Park (Queens, NY) Additions

2014-05-09 Thread Donna Schulman
I spent several mid-morning hours at Forest Park and went back for an evening hour, probably right after Corey left. There was little activity at the Waterhole (which I am now calling the Water-lake) in the morning other than the Northern Waterthrushes (at least 3) and the Solitary Sandpiper (I

[nysbirds-l] Franklin's Gull--present 5/29 evening

2015-05-29 Thread Donna Schulman
After waiting for 2 hours, with one tantalizing far-off look, the Franklin's Gull put in an extended appearance at the eastern end of Plumb Beach (west side of inlet) from 6:15pm to 7:15pm. Klemens Gasser and I had been been watching the Laughing Gulls gather on the beach for at least 20 minutes

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [cayugabirds-l] Black-necked Stilt at Knox-Marcellus Marsh at Montezuma

2016-06-18 Thread Donna Schulman
Another bird to look for if you're going to Montezuma. Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY * <http://www.flickr.com/photos/queensgirl>* -- Forwarded message -- From: Kevin J. McGowan <k...@cornell.edu> Date: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 at 6:05 PM Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Black-

Re:[nysbirds-l] [ebirdsnyc] Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge East Pond Ruff NO!

2016-06-26 Thread Donna Schulman
eBird report of the White-faced Ibis seen today at 7:45am. White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) (1) - Reported Jun 26, 2016 07:45 by null - Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Queens, New York - Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8=p=13=40.6170296,-73.8244561=40.6170296,-73.8244561 - Checklist:

[nysbirds-l] Swainson's Warbler Manhattan NYC 4/28 - Finder & Identifiers

2016-04-28 Thread Donna Schulman
>From Alice Deutsch on the New York Birders FB page: Note that it was spotted by Katie (correction from Kathy) from Long Island and she asked me and Andrew R to id it. After recovering from our OMG moment we told her what the bird was and I tweeted it. Katie is Katie Kleinpeter. Thank you

Re: [nysbirds-l] Ross' Gull update - Tupper Lake Franklin County

2017-01-31 Thread Donna Schulman
Addendum to Dave's excellent description of the day: I passed the private dock later in the day, and access has been roped off, with signs saying 'No Trespassing." *---* *Donna L. SchulmanForest Hills, NY + North Brunswick, njqueensgir...@gmail.com

Re: [ebirdsnyc] Re: [nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Ash-throated Flycatcher

2016-11-21 Thread Donna Schulman
orning from 10:30 to 11:20 with no success. It was very windy, so it is possible it is still here but hunkered down. The only other birds I saw were 5 American Crows investigating the downed garbage pails and some flyover American Goldfinches and Hous

Re: [nysbirds-l] Manhattan Empidonax - Inwood Hill Park

2016-12-08 Thread Donna Schulman
Angus, This looks like the Whatbird discussion: http://www.whatbird.com/forum/index.php?/topic/157667-eastern-wood-pewee-nyc/ There is also some discussion now going on, on the New York Birders Facebook page. Donna *---* *Donna L. SchulmanForest Hills,

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: NNYBirds: Keene Great Gray update

2017-03-03 Thread Donna Schulman
Forwarding *---* *Donna L. Schulman, Forest Hills, NY * -- Forwarded message -- From: Larry Master lawrencemas...@gmail.com [Northern_NY_Birds] < northern_ny_bi...@yahoogroups.com> Date: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 11:26 AM Subject: NNYBirds: Keene

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: NNYBirds: Keene Great Gray Owl update 3/3

2017-03-03 Thread Donna Schulman
Combining two messages Larry Master sent: -- Forwarded message -- From: Larry Master lawrencemas...@gmail.com [Northern_NY_Birds] < northern_ny_bi...@yahoogroups.com> Date: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM Subject: NNYBirds: Keene Great Gray Owl update To: Northern NY Birds

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: NNYBirds: Great Gray Owl in Keene

2017-03-02 Thread Donna Schulman
I don't see that this has been forwarded yet, so here it is. Donna Schulman Forest Hills, NY * <http://www.flickr.com/photos/queensgirl>* -- Forwarded message -- From: Larry Master lawrencemas...@gmail.com [Northern_NY_Birds] < northern_ny_bi...@yahoogroups.com> Date

Re: [ebirdsnyc] Re: [nysbirds-l] Thayer's Gull - the species that never was?

2017-07-01 Thread Donna Schulman
we're all waiting to see if that is the final word or if more will be coming. Donna Schulman *---* *Donna L. SchulmanForest Hills, nyqueensgir...@gmail.com <queensgir...@gmail.com>* * <http://www.flickr.com/photos/queensgirl>* On Sat, Jul 1, 2

[nysbirds-l] Mecox Inlet (Suffolk County) Glaucous Gull

2017-05-27 Thread Donna Schulman
this coming week, which should help and also create more mud flats for shorebirds. (I only saw Sanderlings and Least Sandpipers and two Skimmers, who simply skimmed through.) Donna Schulman Forest Hills, N.Y. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Henslow's Sparrow and Dickcissel at Shawangunk Grasslands NWR, Ulster County Continue, May 30th

2017-05-30 Thread Donna Schulman
Henslow's Sparrow and Dickcissel continue in area by the bird blind (take Tabor Trace Red Loop from parking lot), Dickcissel doing a loop in front of the blind, Henslow's on the left as you approach the blind. An Upland Sandpiper also flew in and out, according to a group of NYC birders. Donna

[nysbirds-l] Least Bittern, JBWR, Queens, from Tim Healy

2017-06-03 Thread Donna Schulman
Tim Healy asks me to report a singing Least Bittern by Big John's Pond, message came at 9:30am today. Donna Schulman *---* *Donna L. SchulmanForest Hills, NY + North Brunswick, njqueensgir...@gmail.com <queensgir...@gmail.com>* * <http://www.f

Re: DECEASED - Re: [nysbirds-l] Corn Crake at Cedar Beach (Suffolk Co.)

2017-11-09 Thread Donna Schulman
Yong Kong, who took the photographs, reports that it is a "stained plover." *---* *Donna L. SchulmanForest Hills, NY + North Brunswick, njqueensgir...@gmail.com * * * On Thu, Nov 9, 2017

Re: [nysbirds-l] Missing posts?

2017-12-21 Thread Donna Schulman
Angus, The short answer is that email messages with a yahoo.com address are still being directed to spam. That is where I found Brendan's message. The broader question of how to keep track is harder to answer. At least eBird, tweets, and Facebook postings are open to the public. Text groups,

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [ebirdsnyc] Post of a murre at Alley Creek, APEC, Queens

2018-01-23 Thread Donna Schulman
Passing along this message posted by Eve Levine, of an observation posted by Tom0153 in iNaturalist. *---* *Donna L. SchulmanForest Hills, NY + North Brunswick, njqueensgir...@gmail.com * -- Forwarded message -- From:

Re: [nysbirds-l] Pink-footed Goose in Nassau County

2018-12-18 Thread Donna Schulman
The original report by Steve Schellenger was referring to Lake Success the village in the town of North Hempstead, Nassau County, not a lake. It's a well-known area to those of us who grew up in Queens and Long Island. *A Pink-footed Goose was found late Sunday 12/16/18 at 4pm on the Queens

[nysbirds-l] Mecox Avocet (Suffolk) continues - Sunday Aug. 25th

2019-08-25 Thread Donna Schulman
The American Avocet continues at Mecox Inlet, ignoring para-sailors, running children, and Great Black-backed Gulls. Donna Schulman *---* *Donna L. SchulmanForest Hills, NY queensgir...@gmail.com * -- Forwarded message - From