Re: [nysbirds-l] LA Waterthrush JAM. bay

2014-08-02 Thread Doug Gochfeld
On Thursday, July 31, 2014, Arie Gilbert ariegilb...@optonline.net wrote: There is a Louisiana Waterthrush at big johns pond. 07/31/2014 @ 11 AM Arie Gilbert No. Babylon NY Sent from Loretta IV in the field -- *NYSbirds-L List Info:* Welcome and Basics

[nysbirds-l] NYC area eBird filter re-run (all eBird users please read)

2014-08-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
to the database, that at this point is very comprehensive for our region, thanks to the volume of reports that you have all contributed over the years! Good (e)Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] FEA'S PETREL, White-faced Storm-Petrel etc.

2014-08-12 Thread Doug Gochfeld
will follow, along with eBird reports. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[nysbirds-l] August 11-12 Pelagic Trip Full Report (FEA'S PETREL etc.) including photos checklists

2014-08-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
together! This one sure was a dandy. Hope to see you on the next one! Good Birding, -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] October Overnight Pelagic Trip - Hudson Canyon

2014-09-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
the Capt. Lou office. * *Call (516) 623-5823 to reserve a spot.* ***If you are planning on going, please do not hesitate in calling. Because the trip is less than two months out, time is of the essence to register. Hope to see you aboard! -Doug Gochfeld. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] 10/19: Queens Brooklyn Migration

2014-10-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
*15 species *of Warblers among 73 total species, and good sparrow diversity. A complete list from Prospect Park can be found here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S20279918 Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] 10/20- Brooklyn Viz Mig (great flight of Kinglets, Phoebes, and Siskins) etc.

2014-10-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
=S20285966 Canarsie Park: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S20287936 Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] PELAGIC TRIP POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

2014-10-24 Thread Doug Gochfeld
I am posting this here in case there is someone who is who is registered for the trip but who's E-Mail we did not have in the pelagic trip E-Mail list. TRIP POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER Unfortunately, while the offshore forecast has come down, the conditions to and from the canyon have become less

[nysbirds-l] Le Conte's Sparrow at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn

2014-11-30 Thread Doug Gochfeld
continues in the Community Garden as well. Good Birding, -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Miscellany and Le Conte's Sparrow photos

2014-12-02 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2

[nysbirds-l] Cassin's Kingbird continues in Brooklyn

2014-12-23 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Gary Chapin found the Cassin's Kingbird around the community garden at Floyd Bennett Field a couple of hours ago. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] COUCH'S KINGBIRD Manhattan NOW

2014-12-26 Thread Doug Gochfeld
building on the west side of the street, between the fire escapes and the two trees adjacent to the building. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

Re:[nysbirds-l] COUCH'S KINGBIRD Manhattan NOW

2014-12-26 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Bird is back at the original location (from last night's report) in front of the building at Washington St. and Jane St. In the West Village, just one block in from the West Side Drive (West Street). -Doug Gochfeld On Friday, December 26, 2014, Doug Gochfeld fresha2...@gmail.com wrote: Jacob

[nysbirds-l] 12/26- Couch's Cassin's Kingbirds (including Couch's AUDIO)

2014-12-26 Thread Doug Gochfeld
at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn in the early afternoon, and spent time with it until ~1:40 PM. All in all a very pleasant day of birding in the city, thanks to vagrant kingbirds, glorious weather, and the MTA (NYC public transit system). Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] 12/30- Eastern Long Island (Orange-crowned-apalooza etc.)

2014-12-31 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Geese, but we couldn't find any other species of goose mixed in. Good Birding Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] COKI YES

2015-01-01 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Hudson and Bank right now. -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. On Thursday, January 1, 2015, matt klein matt.kl...@hotmail.com wrote: Is anyone on the bird currently? Any info appreciated. Sent from my iPhone On Jan 1, 2015, at 9:41 AM, Andrew Baksh birdingd...@gmail.com javascript:_e(%7B%7D

[nysbirds-l] Mew Gull -YES

2015-01-22 Thread Doug Gochfeld
and was around briefly before disappearing. He is still currently on site looking to re-find it. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Mew Gull -- NO

2015-01-24 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. The most likely alternate places in my mind, based on proximity and high concentrations of appropriately sized gulls, are Coney Island Creek Park (or anywhere in Coney Island Creek where there are gulls hanging out), Coney Island Beach, and the Owls Head Wastewater Plant. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld

[nysbirds-l] Black-throated Blue Warbler in Putnam County

2015-01-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
plant, and actually inside the fence around the facility). The (almost exact) spot is here: https://www.google.com/maps/place/41 °25'00.7%22N+73°40'13.7%22W/@41.4168606,-73.6704722,2609m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Couch's right now

2015-01-05 Thread Doug Gochfeld
The Couch's Kingbird is perched on a fire escape on the north side of W 11th, half a block east of W 4th. For those who are keeping track, it was on a sunlit fire escape on the NW corner of Perry and W 4th just before 3 PM. Bird actually just flew south over W 11th towards Perry. -Doug Gochfeld

[nysbirds-l] Parking for 5/31 Brooklyn Pelagic

2015-05-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
I've had a couple of inquiries regarding overnight parking at the dock. There are no temporal parking restrictions on the regular back-in angle parking spots at the dock. So, yes, there should be more than enough overnight street parking right at the boat. Below, I'm pasting the detailed

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn: Black-headed Gull Now

2015-05-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
-Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html

[nysbirds-l] 6/1 Pelagic Trip Report Final Tally- SKUA-PALOOZA and More!

2015-06-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
this?! A huge thank you to Paul and Anita Guris for putting the trip together, and to the crew on the Brooklyn VI (Mike, Matty, Philly, Jesus): https://www.facebook.com/brooklynvi.fishing Good Seabirding, Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Franklin's Gull YES, photos, and update on flagged Semipalmated Sandpiper

2015-06-02 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/ For those wondering, the complete summary of yesterday's excellent pelagic trip out of Brooklyn, with photos, should be ready tomorrow, and eBird lists should be completed and shared within the next couple of days. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] 6/18- Queens: SABINE'S GULL, LONG-TAILED JAEGER and other goodies.

2015-06-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
list here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23968163 Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point Sabine's Gull update

2015-06-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
The Sabine's Gull is now 400-500 yards east of where 4x4 trail hits the beach, adjacent to the heart of the tern colony. Also, it doesn't appear to be a young bird. It is essentially an adult in basic plumage except that it is still molting in P10. -Doug Gochfeld -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] SABINE'S GULL-Queens RIGHT NOW

2015-06-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Field in Brooklyn. -Doug Gochfeld and Sean Sime -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l

[nysbirds-l] 6/10- Queens: Manx Shearwater, Whimbrel etc.

2015-06-10 Thread Doug Gochfeld
, and ~250 Black Skimmer. Photos of both the Whimbrel and the Manx are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08/ Full eBird list here: ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S23860918 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08/ -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Plum Beach flagged Semipalmated Sandpipers etc.

2015-05-29 Thread Doug Gochfeld
a scope, especially if they are moving rapidly, and if they only stay for a brief period, as is often the case for shorebirds at this site. Flags can even often be read in flight photos, so if a flock is flying by close, it wouldn't hurt to shoot a few photos. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY

[nysbirds-l] Arctic Tern- North Fork/Peconic Bay

2015-07-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Forster's Terns. The Forster's have just returned after ~15 minutes, but I haven't seen the Arctic again. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn- Nelson's Sparrows, other recent miscellany

2015-05-21 Thread Doug Gochfeld
the Jamaica Bay visitor's center two days ago. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] Adult Baird's Sandpiper- Brooklyn, Now

2015-08-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
the tip. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l

[nysbirds-l] 8/04- Breezy Point Baird's Sandpiper photos from yesterday

2015-08-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S24493611 Photos of the adult Baird's Sandpiper (my personal first of this age class from the region, as far as I recall) from yesterday at Plum Beach: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Saturday Pelagic Trip: BLACK-CAPPED PETRELS +

2015-10-25 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ndar already. Stay tuned... Thanks especially to Captains Mike and Keith, and Philly, and Jesus, for making this trip such a fun and successful one. Until next time! Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Franklin's Gull Yes & Nos

2015-11-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
, and the gull flocks near the wastewater plant and school close to Beach 108th St. Good birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Lark Sparrow

2015-10-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
to be embedded some time this evening): http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S25474267 http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S25472924 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point Whimbrel, Polyphemus etc., and weekend North Fork Arctic Tern photos

2015-07-08 Thread Doug Gochfeld
of the Moth and one of the Plum Beach Cormorants, along with the really cool looking black-billed, adult-like Arctic Tern from this past Saturday/Independence Day in Jamesport, are here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08/ Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn- Recent Migration at Coney Island Creek Park

2015-09-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Sparrow was a new arrival and my first definite migrant of that species of the season. For those who were on the pelagic trip, a pelagic summary and shared checklists are forthcoming within the next day or two. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. https://www.flickr.com/photos/29840397@N08

[nysbirds-l] Ovenbird in Brooklyn

2015-12-05 Thread Doug Gochfeld
This afternoon I ran across an Ovenbird at Brooklyn Bridge Park. It was initially on one of the paved/stone paths before grudgingly going off a few feet into the leaf litter as I passed it. There's a cell phone photo here: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S26142014 Good Birding -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting

2015-12-16 Thread Doug Gochfeld
The Prospect Park Painted Bunting has made it to Brooklyn's CBC count period. It is currently in one of its favored locations at the extreme northeast corner of the appropriate habitat at the LeFrak center green roof. Good CBCing! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Photos of rarities that everyone can see!!

2015-12-21 Thread Doug Gochfeld
icles/973966 http://ebird.org/content/ebird/news/addaudio/ Good Birding (and documenting!) -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurati

[nysbirds-l] 01/09- Brooklyn Pelagic Trip Results, and good prospects for the next one!

2016-01-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ages: http://paulagics.com/?page_id=43 http://paulagics.com/?page_id=41 Hope to see you aboard in two weeks! Good Pelagic Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastB

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Red-necked Grebe and Iceland Gull

2016-01-29 Thread Doug Gochfeld
be regular at that location in the evening. This park is very cool in general, and has ~ 3,000 gulls roosting there every night (200-300 Herring, mostly at Pier 1, with the rest being Ring-billed, mostly between Pier 3 & 5). Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L L

Re: [nysbirds-l] Fw: [ebirdsnyc] King Eider at Caumsett SP (And also 7/12 NYC shorebirds)

2016-07-12 Thread Doug Gochfeld
n Swallows, and Northern Rough-winged Swallow was noted at both locations. Good Birding!! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. On Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 10:55 PM, Richard Guthrie <richardpguth...@gmail.com > wrote: > What good is it to post a link that potential viewers can't open without >

[nysbirds-l] Possible Hudsonian a Godwit West Pond

2016-07-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
of the pond. I will not be able to ground truth it, but if you're in the area... -Doug Gochfeld -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http

[nysbirds-l] 7/11- Autumn in July at Coney Island Creek

2016-07-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
the swallow diversity and preponderance of Brown-headed Cowbirds: Today's list http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S30641246 July 11, 2015: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S24222966 Also for fun- July 10, 2015: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S24211816 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Black Vultures right now

2017-01-25 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Pelagic Trip Report: White-faced Storm-Petrels, Black-capped Petrels etc.

2016-08-30 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/72157672158136092 Good Petreling -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com

[nysbirds-l] 10/10- Queens: Diverse migration, Greater White-fronted Goose, Cackling Goose, BLACK TERN etc.

2016-10-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
arrows*, 3 White-breasted Nuthatches (not a breeder at that site, so undoubtedly migrants/dispersers), and 3 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers at the Floyd Bennett Field community garden. Also, several White-crowned Sparrows scattered around Fort Tilden, Riis Park, and the community garden. Good Bir

[nysbirds-l] The next spring overnight pelagic is coming!

2017-04-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Hope to see some of you aboard! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Eared Grebe now

2017-03-07 Thread Doug Gochfeld
meter lot at the end of Bay Parkway coming from either direction. The bird is close to shore and very actively diving, staying up for ~10 seconds each time, but overall being very cooperative. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] 03/07- Brooklyn: Eared Grebe and more

2017-03-07 Thread Doug Gochfeld
as well. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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] Hudsonian Godwit East Pond now

2017-08-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] American Golden-Plover Brooklyn now

2017-09-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Friday Morning Flight in Brooklyn & Suffolk

2017-09-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/S38938161 Good Migration Hunting! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Hudsonian Godwit Jamaica Bay East Pond

2017-09-03 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There is a Hudsonian Godwit at JBWR's East Pond in the cove at the north end next to the discarded pair of boots. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] 10/09- Monarch and Jaeger Spectacles in Brooklyn and Queens

2017-10-09 Thread Doug Gochfeld
will be submitted in the near future and will be easily searchable for in several ways, including at their respective hotspot pages, and photos will be added in due course as well. Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] 10/10: Fort Tilden- Huge Monarch flight and some birds too

2017-10-10 Thread Doug Gochfeld
-40,000 Monarchs passed through Fort Tilden through 2:15 PM. This never-ending ribbon of Monarchs through the dunes was truly astounding. Good Birding, Butterflying and and everything else-ing -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Re: [nysbirds-l] Re: [nysbirds-l] Hammond’s

2017-11-29 Thread Doug Gochfeld
y low down just a couple of feet off the ground, to way in the top of the sweetgums, sometimes low in dense cover, and sometimes in plain view, so keep an open mind when searching, and be patient. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 12:29 PM Nancy Shamban

[nysbirds-l] 5/20- Brooklyn & Queens migration events, Bicknell's Thrush, Summer Tanager, lingerers etc.

2018-05-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
/S45852906 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- 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] May Pelagic Birding Adventure from Brooklyn still has spaces!

2018-04-30 Thread Doug Gochfeld
e deep, and we hope to see many of you aboard! Doug Gochfeld for See Life Paulagics -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

Re: [nysbirds-l] Another Long Island Purple Gallinule (not chaseable)

2018-02-12 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There's an interesting paper dealing with just this effect here: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/289706654_Warmer_Summers_and_Drier_Winters_Correlate_with_More_Winter_Vagrant_Purple_Gallinules_Porphyrio_martinicus_in_the_North_Atlantic_Region Good Birding and Vagrant Speculating! -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Dark-bellied Brant (B.b.bernicla) in Brooklyn

2018-04-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
and specimen records, including a specimen from New Jersey. Photos are in the checklist here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44494085 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Whimbrel at Breezy Point, Queens NY

2018-04-23 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Hi Brent and all, I think that this bird looks within range for European Whimbrel ( *N.p.phaeopus*). European Whimbrels have more extensive white on the underwings than do our American ones, and this taxon seems an okay fit for the bird in question. The upperwing looks okay for either species,

[nysbirds-l] Fort Tilden morning flight and Northern Shrike now

2018-11-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There is currently an excellent westbound morning flight underway at Fort Tilden in Queens including an Evening Grosbeak, and many Rusty Blackbirds and small finches. A juvenile Northern Shrike also just came in and is currently perched in a tree due south of Battery Harris. -Doug Gochfeld

[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre in Brooklyn Now

2019-01-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
and is now closer to the pedestrian overpass to the north of there, and if it continues ln this course it will eventually pass the next lot to the NW, which is the eBird hotspot named “Gravesend Bay—Middle Lot” or something close to that. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L

Re: [nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre in Brooklyn Now

2019-01-18 Thread Doug Gochfeld
If it continues along that breakwall the next point of easy access to intercept it after the VN bridge would be Veterans Memorial Pier at Bay Ridge Avenue and Shore Parkway. Good luck -Doug Gochfeld On Fri, Jan 18, 2019 at 14:57 Ryan Mandelbaum wrote: > Back to the murre for a mom

[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murres around NY - and a request

2019-01-19 Thread Doug Gochfeld
) for transport to an institution that could study them, such as the American Museum of Natural History. Good Birding (and sciencing), -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn - Prothonotary Warbler & Morning Flight

2019-08-10 Thread Doug Gochfeld
that it will remain for the day before moving on. eBird list with photos here: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58879795 Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn - White-winged Dove & Morning Flight

2019-08-11 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Gnatcatchers (14 this morning, after detecting 0 yesterday), an uptick in Waterthrushes, and an Empidonax flycatcher that looked to me to be a Willow, which would be perhaps the most expected species here given the date. eBird list: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58919415 Good Birding! -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Bronx- Baird’s Sandpiper and Pectoral Sandpipers

2019-09-14 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There is currently a juvenile Baird’s Sandpiper and at least 12 juvenile Pectoral Sandpipers at Jerome Reservoir, among around 70 shorebirds. Also roughly 200 Chimney Swifts flying around fairly low. Viewing from Webb Ave. and Reservoir Ave., with plenty of street parking. Good Birding -Doug

[nysbirds-l] NYC Connecticut Warblers Yesterday (including 2 together)

2019-09-13 Thread Doug Gochfeld
by searching for the Tribute in Light hotspot and looking at the recent checklists. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Black Brant/Razorbill- Brooklyn

2020-01-30 Thread Doug Gochfeld
, it flew over an alcid floating on the water at some distance, which turned out to be a *RAZORBILL*. Good Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] (Over)Certainty in eBird reports (Brooklyn Painted Bunting info)

2020-02-12 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ably be accidentally lost and replaced feathers rather than molt. If it gets away without replacing any feathers like this, best to leave it as sex unknown.Hope this helps and feel free to re-post these comments."* Good Birding, -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: h

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Bird Spectacle & Recent Rarities

2020-01-05 Thread Doug Gochfeld
Bird checklist with a couple of context photos of the BBP gull roost: https://ebird.org/checklist/S62934732 eBird list from Daisy's duck at Sheepshead today: https://ebird.org/checklist/S63051166 Good Urban Birding! -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding

Re: [nysbirds-l] Oystercatcher nest in unprotected area

2020-05-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
. Good Birding Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 15:47 Gus Keri wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I know we are not supposed to reveal nesting locations but I think > everyone who is going to visit Plumb beach should be aware of this one. I > have never seen a nes

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn & Queens weekend migration and rarities

2020-10-25 Thread Doug Gochfeld
for such a skulky species to disappear into. Afterwards I swung by Riis Park, where walking various excellent looking patches of weedy habitat and dune scrub yielded *Marsh Wren *(Neponsit field)*, Nelson’s Sparrow, Orange-crowned Warbler*, and 3 Eastern Meadowlarks. Viva la migración -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Sooty Terns NYC

2020-08-04 Thread Doug Gochfeld
in Manhattan (70th St.) (Ryan Zucker), and much earlier amidst the heaviest of the storm Shane Blodgett watched 3 “Tropical Terns” (likely Sooty) come in off the ocean and headed south over land at Riis Park. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Western Rockaway Peninsula: 2 different King Eiders

2020-11-16 Thread Doug Gochfeld
bulbous on the Fort Tilden bird. This is viewable on photos embedded in various eBird checklists from the two locales. Thanks to Lisa for prompting investigation of how many individuals are involved. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Least Flycatcher (probably) Prospect Park, Brooklyn

2020-11-20 Thread Doug Gochfeld
ds of some interest amid the throngs of dogs walking their owners were an *Orange-crowned Warbler* on the Peninsula's thumb, a *House Wren* behind the Wellhouse, and a half dozen *Rusty Blackbirds* feeding around the pools in the Vale of Cashmere. Good Birding -Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY. --

[nysbirds-l] Cave Swallow and Barn Swallow in Brooklyn now

2020-11-17 Thread Doug Gochfeld
There is currently one each of Cave Swallow and Barn Swallow flying around the hangar at the boat launch parking lot at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. It seems possible, given their behavior and the lateness in the day, that they will attempt to roost there this evening. Good Birding -Doug

[nysbirds-l] Western Tanager at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn Now

2020-11-16 Thread Doug Gochfeld
radius around these coordinates: 40.6511892, -73.9856404 (Near Vine and Cypress Aves.) The only entrances open to car traffic on weekdays right now are the ones at 5th Ave. and 25th St., and the Sunset Park entrance, both on the north side of the cemetery. Good birding, Doug Gochfeld. Brooklyn, NY