[nysbirds-l] free trip give away

2009-12-22 Thread Isaac Grant
Sorry if this is a bit off topic, but this may be of interest to many area birders. Hey everyone, I came across this blog post by Gunnar Engblom of Kolibri Nature Tours the other day. He's giving away 14 places on 14 trips to Peru!!! http://bit.ly/8s830C The trip destinations are

[nysbirds-l] Blue Grosbeak, Summer Tanager at Riis and Tilden

2010-10-02 Thread Isaac Grant
at Floyd Bennett Field And many other common migrants like Indigo Bunting, White crowned Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Phoebe's, Kinglets, Flickers, Waxwings, Winter Wren Observers Tom Dulski and Isaac Grant -Isaac -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Orange-crowned Warbler @ Cloves Lake Park

2010-10-06 Thread Isaac Grant
Had an Orange-crowned Warbler at Cloves Lake Park in Staten Island in the field in between the wood chip pile and the tower. Also present in and around that field were a nice assortment of migrants including: Purple Finch Nashville Warbler Lincoln's Sparrow White crowned Sparrow 3-4 Indigo

RE: [nysbirds-l] Cooper's Hawk still around

2011-02-04 Thread Isaac Grant
How about we have a new rule on this list. If you do not like the subject matter that someone is posting about, just delete it and save the rest of the group your snide and rude comments. Last I checked Coopers Hawk is a bird that is resident in New York, so it makes sense to post about it

FW: [nysbirds-l] White Ibis

2011-05-03 Thread Isaac Grant
Correction. The model airplane road is off limits and you can not go there. Park police will issue tickets to anyone that is on that road. you also can not go down the path from the ranger station. So the only way to see the bird is to look for it from the main road. Again, you will be

RE: [nysbirds-l] the bottom line....

2011-06-11 Thread Isaac Grant
The real problem with reporting on this list is really a matter of style and not content in my opinion. Some people use this list to report information on common, resident or migrant birds and others use this list to report regional rarities and rare migrants. So if you are only looking to

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Storm Petrels

2011-07-03 Thread Isaac Grant
for about an hour before dusk and had at least 8 more there, including 1 wich flew most of the way into the inlet and almost got as far as the sandbar. Birds were seen by Isaac Grant and Tom Dulski -Isaac -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Ross's Goose

2011-11-22 Thread Isaac Grant
The Ross's goose was still in the field across from the Aviator building at Floyd Bennett Fieldbim Brooklyn just before sundown. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Bad behavior

2012-02-06 Thread Isaac Grant
Here is my two cents based off of over 30 years of birding in this state. I find this entire discussion absurd and think that everyone has pretty much missed the real point. I have no clue why people get so up in arms about flushing owls. Let me preface this by saying that some of the people

[nysbirds-l] Ruff at Jamaica Bay

2012-07-06 Thread Isaac Grant
half way to the raunt and on the east part of the pond. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Bell's Vireo

2012-09-11 Thread Isaac Grant
The vireo had not been seen in almost 2 hours. It is 10:50 now Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[nysbirds-l] Fort Tilden

2012-09-24 Thread Isaac Grant
There is currently (since 10:00 a.m.) thousands of swallows and others passerines moving along the beach. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Fort Tilden

2012-09-24 Thread Isaac Grant
There were more Tree Swallows than I could count migrating down the beach at Fort Tilden today. There was literally no morning flight from sun up until 10:00am and then the flood gates opened. For 2 and a half hours, hundreds of birds were flying over at any given moment. I do not know how to

[nysbirds-l] Floyd Bennett Field

2012-10-07 Thread Isaac Grant
Echoing other reports from today, there were very large numbers of expected common birds in the north 40 section this morning and afternoon.Over 200 Siskins were seen flying over50+ Purple Finch, including a few that landed and were singingLoads of Yellow-rumped Warblers, Palm Warblers,

[nysbirds-l] Fort Tilden

2012-10-08 Thread Isaac Grant
There was a modest flight of birds along the beach today. It was dominated by Tree Swallows and Pine Siskins (numbering well into the hundreds)The only other birds of note there were a continuing Bobolink along the fence line near the army reserve building and a Blue Grosbeak found by Corey

[nysbirds-l] Pine Siskins (Fort Tilden)

2012-10-21 Thread Isaac Grant
had ever seen in one day before. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Storm birds

2012-10-30 Thread Isaac Grant
1 leach's storm petrel 1 Wilson's storm petrel 5 parasitic jaeger Between 11:00 and 12 Isaac grant and Ed Johnson Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Storm birds

2012-10-30 Thread Isaac Grant
many did fly under. 2 Leach's Storm petrels 2 Wilson's storm petrels Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Cave swallows at cemetery of the resurrection, Staten Island

2012-11-18 Thread Isaac Grant
of the flock of 30 yesterday. Hard to believe seeing so many, after being the finder of NY States 2nd Cave Swallow some time in the late 90's. what a difference 15 years makes. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Staten Island Cave Swallows

2012-11-21 Thread Isaac Grant
At 9:30 had a flock of about 40 birds at the previously mentioned perpendicular pond at the cemetery of the resurrection. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Audubon's Warbler

2012-12-02 Thread Isaac Grant
The following message was forwarded to me by Gene Herskovics who does not have a smart phone and is not a memeber of the list. The bird was seen this morning. -Isaac Gene Herskovics, Stella Miller, and Charlotte Miska had an Audubons Yellow-Rumped Warbler at Sunken Meadow SP this morning.

[nysbirds-l] Cape May Warbler

2012-12-09 Thread Isaac Grant
. Still there as of 11:00am Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Cape May Warbler

2012-12-10 Thread Isaac Grant
Still present between 15 Fort hill Circle and the apartment building. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Cape May Warbler

2012-12-11 Thread Isaac Grant
The warbler is still present in between 15 Fort Hill Circle and the apartment building. -Isaac -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Cape May Warbler

2012-12-18 Thread Isaac Grant
The cape may is still here and spends almost the whole day in the same tree between 15 Fort Hill Circle and the building. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Cape May Warbler - Staten Island

2012-12-23 Thread Isaac Grant
The cape may is still in basically the same spot as it has been in the third tree back between 15 fort hill circle and the apartment building. Last seen at about 2:45 today. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn thick-billed Murre

2013-01-13 Thread Isaac Grant
The bird has made it way north east an is now near shore bordering the golf course. It is farther down the trail at the marine nature center and is near the cages for the driving range. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Iceland Gulls

2013-01-31 Thread Isaac Grant
2 were on the Central Park reservoir. One much darker than the other with an obvious dark smudge on the right side. Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Dovekie and Razorbill

2013-02-07 Thread Isaac Grant
Both seen off of beach 24th street in the rockaways. Razorbill was near the jetty and the dovekie was last seen swimming west. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Smew?

2013-02-16 Thread Isaac Grant
Has there been any more information posted anywhere about this bird? Still present? Details? Photos? I'm sure that many people are interested. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated warbler

2013-04-15 Thread Isaac Grant
Still in the previously reported spot at Alley Pond Park. Bird was seen at the border of the marsh and million tree site. Took about an hour for it to show itself. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Say's Phoebe - prospect park

2013-04-27 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird is confirmed. Currently at the same spot in the north end of the field leading to the peninsula Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] yellow-throated warbler at clove lakes park

2013-04-30 Thread Isaac Grant
On path on hillside that runs parallel to the stream. Near the picnic grounds. If you park in main lot go straight up the steep hill and make a right on the dirt path with the little concrete wall that borders the picnic area. Bird was on the hillside looking down over the lake. Isaac Grant

[nysbirds-l] Whimbrel at big egg marsh

2013-05-02 Thread Isaac Grant
, this is near Jamaica Bay. It is at the end of the road just before you get on the bridge to the rockaways. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [SINaturaList] Clove lakes Saturday

2013-05-04 Thread Isaac Grant
See below. Good birds this morning! Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: From: David sailbir...@yahoo.com Date: May 4, 2013, 9:40:04 AM EDT To: sinatural...@yahoogroups.com sinatural...@yahoogroups.com Subject: [SINaturaList] Clove lakes Saturday Reply-To: sinatural

[nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler - Prospect Park

2013-05-05 Thread Isaac Grant
This bird was at the Peninsula today. I did not see the bird but am passing on reports from other places. Did not get reported for some reason. Same as with the one in Greenwood Cemetary on Tuesday. Also did not hit the list. Not sure why. -Isaac --

[nysbirds-l] Black Tern - BIg Egg Marsh

2013-05-11 Thread Isaac Grant
Had a Black Tern mixed in with a large flock of Common and Forster's terns flying near the bridge. Also there were loads if shorebirds of all the expected species, including a few hundred Red Knot. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Clove lakes park - 22 warbler species

2013-05-15 Thread Isaac Grant
Chestnut-sided Warbler Magnolia Warbler Yellow-rumped Warbler Northern Waterthrush Nashville Warbler American Redstart Also loads of thrushes Numbers of least flycatchers Eastern pewee Lincoln's Sparrow Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [SINaturaList] summer tanager

2013-05-31 Thread Isaac Grant
Bit is still present at 1:53 on Friday afternoon in the exact spot described below. Singing loudly. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: From: tom tshrik...@aol.com Date: May 29, 2013, 7:51:28 PM EDT To: sinatural...@yahoogroups.com Subject: [SINaturaList] summer

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [SINaturaList] Mississippi kite

2013-06-06 Thread Isaac Grant
. There is a construction area where the bird is frequenting. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: From: Anthony Ciancimino sibirdwatc...@yahoo.com Date: June 6, 2013, 7:34:53 AM EDT To: sinatural...@yahoogroups.com Subject: [SINaturaList] Mississippi kite Reply-To: sinatural

[nysbirds-l] Mississippi kite

2013-06-06 Thread Isaac Grant
For those who don't know, this cemetery is on Staten Island. It is the place that had all the cave swallows last fall. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: From: Lake, Thomas R l...@sunydutchess.edu Date: June 6, 2013, 8:11:01 AM EDT To: Isaac Grant hosesbroadb

[nysbirds-l] White-faced Ibis - Jamaica Bay

2013-06-12 Thread Isaac Grant
. This is a very hard bird to pin down. Today was the 9th time that I tried for it. Observed with Mike Shanley Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] East Pond - Jamaica Bay

2013-07-12 Thread Isaac Grant
numbers I've ever seen in July. The west pond had 1 Greater Yellowlegs and nothing else. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] East Pond update

2013-07-17 Thread Isaac Grant
). There were too many birds and not enough time before dark to scan all of them. Also numbers of both yellowlegs, leasts Of interest were 1 long-billed Dowitcher seen and heard 1 White-rumped Sandpiper 6 Stilt Sandpipers Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Ruff at east pond

2013-07-19 Thread Isaac Grant
Just refound the bird in the east side of the pond directly across from the island. There are a lot of birds here. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Ruff update

2013-07-19 Thread Isaac Grant
dowitcher I had on Wednesday Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] East pond info

2013-07-19 Thread Isaac Grant
onto the pond is the muddiest/muckiest area of the pond. Last week I sunk in up to my knee. It has dried up quite a bit since then. The entrance to the pond now has gravel at the front. It is very obvious but not exactly where it use to be. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer On Jul 19, 2013, at 5

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point Godwits

2013-08-01 Thread Isaac Grant
Went looking for the reported Marbled Godwit and found it east of the road out from the parking lot going towards Fort Tilden. Also had 6 Hudsonian Godwit flying over and calling. Only looked up because they were calling. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Breezy point

2013-08-01 Thread Isaac Grant
Bennett Field. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point birds

2013-08-09 Thread Isaac Grant
Walked from the parking lot out to the bay side, all the way to the point and back to the parking lot from the 4x4 road. The following is what was seen: 4 Lesser Black-backed Gulls (varying ages. 1 Adult, 2nd summer and 1 3rd summer) 1 Red Knot 1 Black-bellied Plover 2 Short-billed Dowitchers 18

[nysbirds-l] Brown pelican at Riis park

2013-08-10 Thread Isaac Grant
I had a brown pelican fly past me at Riis Park at about 6:00 PM. It was flying west. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler at Clove Lakes

2013-08-11 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird was on the left side of the path as you are going up the steep hill from the restaurant going towards Royal Oak. Bird was in the picnic area in a mixed flock. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Phalarope

2013-08-18 Thread Isaac Grant
The bird is currently 9:30a.m. in the extreme north east corner of the pond. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Cerulean Warbler - Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

2013-08-21 Thread Isaac Grant
Birds was seen well just below the Royal Oak field. Coming from Royal Oak head down the main road, go down hill on the road that leads to the restaurant and almost immediately make a right onto a dirt road. The bird was part of a large mixed flock. It was seen in an open fieldy are on the

[nysbirds-l] Lark sparrow seen again at marine park

2013-09-03 Thread Isaac Grant
the dead tr= ee. Sean actually first saw the bird fly on from the other side of the creek. No sign of the clay colored sparrow. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Prospect park kings cnty

2013-09-07 Thread Isaac Grant
Still in same area. On right side of path right where the wood chip path meets the paved path. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer On Sep 7, 2013, at 9:42 AM, Peter prosb...@aol.com wrote: Connecticut warbler continues southwest corner Lookout Hill upslope frm Well Dr picnic tables woods

Re: [nysbirds-l] Bell's Vireo @ Kissena Park Queens...

2013-09-17 Thread Isaac Grant
). It was in with a Nashville warbler and a Tennessee and they flew off together. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer On Sep 17, 2013, at 1:39 AM, Andrew Baksh birdingd...@gmail.com wrote: I just got home and so I wanted to post this before getting some much needed sleep. Late yesterday afternoon

[nysbirds-l] Bells update

2013-09-17 Thread Isaac Grant
No sightings since 9:25. I left at 1:30. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Eastern Whip-porwill in Central Park

2013-09-27 Thread Isaac Grant
Perched in the open near the Azalea Pond. Here are approximate directions. Eastern Whip-poor-will roosting in tree near three way paved path crossing North of Gill between Azalea and Layout bridge. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Grasshopper Sparrow in Central Park

2013-10-02 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird is on the first large lawn east of the musuem of natural history. Directly across from the American flag. About 80th street. It is just south of the entrance near the food trucks directly across from the musuem Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Clay Colored Sparrow at marine Park

2013-10-03 Thread Isaac Grant
of the field in a mixed flock of sparrows. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Sabine's Gull at Robert Moses State Park

2013-10-23 Thread Isaac Grant
While looking for the Franklin's Gull which as reported by Andrew, was not re-found, I observed a small gull flying offshore with a few laughing gulls. It was obviously smaller, with bold white markings on the wings, a bold black triangle on the edge of primaries and a brown back, white tail

[nysbirds-l] Clay-colored and Vesper at Riis Park

2013-10-27 Thread Isaac Grant
Tom Dulski and I spent several hours birding the perimeter of the Riis park golf course. It was loaded with sparrows of all of the expected varieties. Among them were 2 Vesper Sparrows and 2 Clay-colored Sparrows. Funny but the fields at Fort Tilden held very few birds compared to the golf

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-headed blackbird at Breezy Point

2013-11-03 Thread Isaac Grant
Female. Take road from parking area. Just before first left turn on road head right into dunes. There is a tree line with berries and behind there a bunch of phragmities. Bird was there. Hundreds of other blackbirds around feeding in dunes and going into phrags. Isaac Grant Senior Loan

[nysbirds-l] Golden eagle at Moses mountain, Staten Island

2013-11-04 Thread Isaac Grant
Obviously not chaseable, but 2 youn birds came over together at about 10:00 am. Keep an eye up if you can Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Harlequin Ducks at breezy point

2013-12-08 Thread Isaac Grant
A female was first spotted by Jeff Ritter. After a while I refound the bird as it flushed off the jetty after a large boat came by too close. Shortly after 2 more (both females) flew by. So a total of 3 were there. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] King Eider @ 59th street jetty in the rockaways

2013-12-14 Thread Isaac Grant
Adult male in with 20+ black scoter Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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

[nysbirds-l] Varied Thrush in Stuyvesant

2013-12-15 Thread Isaac Grant
Pulled this off of the NY Birders Facebook page. No clue if it has been confirmed? Just getting the word out... Ann Lazarus and Louise Fraza report an Adult VARIED THRUSH in Stuyvesant Town, found a half an hour earlier near the NW corner of Stuyvesant Town at 20th ST and 1st Ave.

[nysbirds-l] Cackling Goose and Red-necked Grebe on Staten Island

2013-12-18 Thread Isaac Grant
I had a Red-necked Grebe at Fort Wadsworth off of the jetty. Mike Shanley and I then had a flyby flock of Canada Geese that had a Cackling Goose mixed in with it. The geese flew over Brooklyn and past the Verazano bridge and kept going. In case anyone wants to see what a Cackling looks like

[nysbirds-l] King Eider at fort Tilden

2013-12-31 Thread Isaac Grant
Drake (2nd winter). Maybe the same bird. Near the Silver gull club. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] King Eider fort Tilden

2014-01-05 Thread Isaac Grant
2nd winter bird still there in a flock of scoter west of the silver gull club. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] American Oystercatcher at Breezy Point

2014-02-23 Thread Isaac Grant
Had 3 oystercatchers on the jetty at Breezy point this afternoon. Guess they're back already. Seems very early. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Greater White Fronted Goose on Staten Island

2014-03-15 Thread isaac grant
I just realized that this never made it to NYSBIRDS. Some very good waterfowl was seen today on Staten Island at Arbutus Pond. First Anthony Ciancimino found a pair of Tundra Swans that were scared away by the resident pair of Mute Swans before anyone else could get to see them. The Mute Swans

[nysbirds-l] Bicknell's Thrush

2014-05-21 Thread isaac grant
I just had a Bicknell's Thrush sing in my yard. Saw what was probably the same bird a few hours ago out of my kitchen window. Went outside and just now and heard it singing a few times. I am in Staten Island. If anyone wants to try and come, email me with your number and I will call you. But no

[nysbirds-l] Eurasian collared Dove

2014-07-03 Thread Isaac Grant
Currently in tree between AstroTurf field an dog park on corner if 11th and 23rd. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Eurasian collared dove in Manhattan

2014-07-03 Thread Isaac Grant
. On a different note it sure would be nice if there was one centralized system all of this information was shared Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Plum Beach, Brooklyn shorebird update

2014-07-24 Thread Isaac Grant
Had a total of 2 migrant Least Sandpipers. That's it. We should be approaching peak shorebird migration. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] enough avocets?

2014-07-31 Thread Isaac Grant
of the upstate birders report to regional lists. What's the solution? maybe a region 10 list? But I doubt that will ever be widely used. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer On Jul 31, 2014, at 4:48 PM, Kevin J. McGowan k...@cornell.edu wrote: Can the City folks calm down the avocet chatter? I

[nysbirds-l] Baird's Sandpiper in Staten Island

2014-09-20 Thread Isaac Grant
Found by Anthony Ciancimino at Miller Field in a large puddle near the hanger. This is at the end of New Dorp Lane and across the street from the beach. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Northern Wheater -NO

2014-10-02 Thread Isaac Grant
For those of you like me who gets all of these emails from yahoo going to spam below is Shane's email. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: From: Shane Blodgett shaneblodg...@yahoo.com Date: October 2, 2014 at 7:56:37 AM EDT To: nysbirds-L@cornell.edu Subject

[nysbirds-l] brooklyn Wheatear - yes and found glasses

2014-10-02 Thread Isaac Grant
As of 1:45 the Wheatear and Plum Beach was still being seen. I also found a pair of green and brown tortoise shell glasses on the path. If anyone lost them please call me at 914-629-3820. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Loads of birds at Fort Tilden

2014-10-25 Thread Isaac Grant
Ground is littered with sparrows and kinglets and yellow rumps. Flock after flock of Siskin and Putple finch touching down. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer On Oct 25, 2014, at 8:17 AM, Mike mike...@optonline.net wrote: Thousands if birds overhead and on the ground at Smiths Point park now

[nysbirds-l] fort Tilden wrap up

2014-10-25 Thread Isaac Grant
in grass along fence line of golf course at Riis Hundreds of Siskins and Putple finch landed in trees Plus loads of the common fall migrants 10 sparrow species total. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [ Ash-throated Flycatcher - YES

2014-11-10 Thread Isaac Grant
Being seen in same spot described yesterday at Mt. loretto in Staten Isand. Park in the main lot and walk straight up the main path. It is being seen on both sides of the path as the road to go up hill. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: From: s...@sethwollney.com

[nysbirds-l] Marine Parkway Bridge for Henslow's sparrow

2014-11-24 Thread isaac grant
Just a heads up for any and all trying for the sparrow tomorrow. The bridge is no longer closed as of 5 pm today. It was stuck in the up position but is back and open for traffic. So no need to detour to the Crossbay bridge. -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Pileated Woodpecker in staten island

2014-12-17 Thread Isaac Grant
There is a pileated woodpecker just off of the parking lot at Willowbrook Park in Staten Island. This is the parking lot right next to the pond. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Cassin's Kingbird-Yes

2014-12-18 Thread Isaac Grant
The bird was present this morning from about nine until about 11:00 o'clock in the picnic area. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer On Dec 18, 2014, at 3:59 PM, Rob Jett citybir...@earthlink.net wrote: I spent about 90 minutes looking for the kingbird this afternoon at Floyd Bennett Field

[nysbirds-l] Staten Island Vesper and Lincoln's Sparrows plus others

2015-01-02 Thread isaac grant
Both hanging out in the same mixed flock at Fort Wadsworth. The birds are are feeding in with a large flock of Song Sparrows on the rock jetty that starts underneath the Verrazano Bridge. Drive into the fort from the entrance on Bay Street. Go to the end of the road. Make a left. Make a very

RE: [nysbirds-l] Caracara

2015-01-27 Thread Isaac Grant
Can someone get a more specific location as to where the Caracara was seen and post it to the list please? From: birderla...@verizon.net To: sws6...@gmail.com; NYSbirds-L@cornell.edu Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l] Caracara Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:36:50 -0500 There was one reported in Bear

[nysbirds-l] Bohemian waxwing

2015-02-13 Thread Isaac Grant
Just found the waxwing that was reported yesterday on the south side of the turnaround at Jones Beach.it is 9:45 AM Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Couch's Kingbird yes

2015-01-08 Thread Isaac Grant
1:00 at w4th and 11th. Flew towards Bleecker Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- 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] Common Redpoll - Staten Island

2015-01-24 Thread isaac grant
There was a flock of 24 Common Redpoll at Great Kills Park. Go all the way to the end of the road. There is a sign there that says permits are required to go on to the dirt road. Make a left and park in the parking lot. There is a path that leads to the beach right at the corner of the lot.

[nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler at Greenwood Cemetery

2015-04-23 Thread Isaac Grant
After a long search eventually found at at the Sylvan Water. It was calling from inside dense bushes the border the hillside next to white flowering trees. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [SINaturaList] Protho at clove lakes park on Staten Island

2015-05-04 Thread Isaac Grant
See below... FYI, martlings pond is the pond on martlings avenue. So this is between the parking lot at clove lakes off of clove road and martlings avenue. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: From: SINaturalist sinatural...@yahoo.com [SINaturaList] sinatural

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Western Tanager Brooklyn Prospect Park

2015-05-12 Thread isaac grant
-- Forwarded message -- From: Shane Blodgett shaneblodg...@yahoo.com Date: Tue, May 12, 2015 at 12:02 PM Subject: [nysbirds-l] Western Tanager Brooklyn Prospect Park To: nys birds nysbirds-l@cornell.edu Rob Jett and I just found a female Westen Tanager at the Vale of Cashmere in

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: [SINaturaList] Ruff

2015-05-16 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird still here at 9:20 Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer Begin forwarded message: From: SINaturalist sinatural...@yahoo.com [SINaturaList] sinatural...@yahoogroups.com Date: May 16, 2015 at 9:01:10 AM EDT To: sinatural...@yahoogroups.com Subject: [SINaturaList] Ruff Reply-To: sinatural

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler at Clove Lakes

2015-04-12 Thread Isaac Grant
Bird still near bridge and below pond closest to Forest Avenue. Last seen feeding in a large Sycamore in east side of trail. Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler at Clove Lakes Park in Staten Island

2015-04-11 Thread isaac grant
this was reported to the Staten Island Listserve. I am forwarding it. There are 3 ponds in Clove Lakes Park. Brooks Pond is the pond closest to Forest Avenue. Clove Lakes Park Palm Warbler -9 LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH -Martlings road cement bridge working the falls Pine Warbler -3

[nysbirds-l] Crested Caracara in Orange County

2015-04-10 Thread isaac grant
Just got word that the Caracara was refound and photographed sitting in a tree on the side of the road about 1/2 mile north of where it was feeding on the deer carcass. This was at 4:45 today. The photos are posted on a hawkwatching facebook page. So the bird may well be there tomorrow as it

Re: [nysbirds-l] Franklin's Gull

2015-05-28 Thread Isaac Grant
I have video of the Franklin's and a Laughing Gull mating from a few days back. I posted it on the New York Birders Facebook page. Seems like the bird may be paired up... Isaac Grant Senior Loan Officer On May 28, 2015, at 11:54 AM, syschiff icte...@optonline.net wrote: Joe Giunta, Sam

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