[nysbirds-l] Dovekie video link from article in Newsday

2010-01-29 Thread Jane Ross
I don't think any password is needed for the video that is linked to the article and which highlights the fragile nature of these unexpected visitors. I didn't think the dovekie at Great River/Timber Point seemed distressed, however although others more knowledgeable than me might have another

[nysbirds-l] Montauk Wheatear Sunday

2011-09-19 Thread Jane Ross
Many thanks to Karen Rubenstein for finding the Northern Wheatear in Montauk and to Hugh McGuiness, Angus Wilson and others who reported the location with such accuracy. We saw found it easily on Sunday around 12:30. The description in the Crossly guide fit the behavior so perfectly we

[nysbirds-l] Afternoon Odds and d Ends from East Hampton

2011-11-19 Thread Jane Ross
quick afternoon drive was quite productive (3:00 - 3:30) HOOK POND East Hampton (near the Main Beach parking lot) : family of 4 Tundra swans (hopefully correctly identified and not Trumpeters), 10 Hooded Mergansers, 1 pied billed grebe 1 Great Blue heron FURTHER LANE FIELDS: 250+ Canada

[nysbirds-l] East Hampton purple martins

2012-04-10 Thread Jane Ross
FOS for me: a dozen purple martins appeared at Georgica Pond this afternoon, and quickly dispatched 2 starlings and a red wing blackbird. I expect more of the colony will follow. Also spotted a surprising seven great blue herons and a single blue winged teal on Georgica Cove. Jane Ross

RE: [nysbirds-l] Montauk: 5/2

2012-05-02 Thread Jane Ross
Are the Indigo Buntings (and Orioles) likely to remain in such large numbers for a few days, or was today just a lucky moment? Jane F. Ross International Education Consultant 1112 Park Avenue New York, New York 10128 212-348-7975 Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 22:31:15 -0400 To:

[nysbirds-l] Glossy ibis at lazy poiny

2012-05-12 Thread Jane Ross
4 glossy ibis near the osprey nest on lazy point road -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Bryant park woodcock

2013-03-22 Thread Jane Ross
Still present at 4:15 We are wondering whether it might be injured? Or just sleepy Sent from -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] FOS Purple Martin

2013-04-10 Thread Jane Ross
Happy to report that they have also returned in East Hampton. At least 8 so far at Georgica Pond. Not sure whether they arrived yesterday or today. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 10, 2013, at 3:10 PM, Orhan Birol orhanbir...@gmail.com wrote: First arrival to my colony this morning. Orhan

[nysbirds-l] Bluebird behavior question

2013-10-15 Thread Jane Ross
We had a pair of bluebirds that successfully raised two broods in East Hampton this summer. As has been the case for at least the past 3 years in October, there is now a very active group of 6-8 bluebirds excitingly inspecting the boxes, so I am curious to know if they are checking out housing

[nysbirds-l] Greater white-fronted geese East Hampton

2013-12-04 Thread Jane Ross
Just spotted 5 greater-white fronted geese mingling in a large flock of Canada geese in the fields on Further Lane Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Varied Thrush updates for Sunday?

2013-12-22 Thread Jane Ross
Has anyone spotted the Varied Thrush at Stuyvesant town today? Jane F. Ross -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Snowy owl, Oystercatchers and other East End sightings

2014-03-13 Thread Jane Ross
Probably last of season (although first of 2014 Year for me) Snowy owl still present yesterday in Hampton Bays, along with my FOS American Oystercatcher. Also sighted many Brants, red-breaasted mergansers and many flashy red wing blackbirds and boat tailed grackles. Large flocks of Robins

[nysbirds-l] hoping for Dune road sightings

2014-03-20 Thread Jane Ross
heading that way (Hampton Bays-Quogue, Ponquogue Bridge) this afternoon and wondering whether anyone has seen the snowy owl or other rarities in the past few days. Thanks! Jane F. Ross International Education Consultant 1112 Park Avenue New York, New York 10128 212-348-7975 /

[nysbirds-l] Central Park Reservoir 3/26

2014-03-26 Thread Jane Ross
Tom Fiore's post this morning got me to brave the chill and happily locate the wigeons (3), the lone Red-breasted grebe, a wood duck pair, coots, northern shovelers, lingering buffleheads and a surprise pair of red-breasted mergansers at the south end west of the pump house.Good day for ducks!

[nysbirds-l] purple martins in East Hampton

2014-04-07 Thread Jane Ross
First arrivals in the Georgica Pond area this past weekend. Also spotted newly arrived house wren, chipping sparrow and Eastern phoebe. Jane F. Ross -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] East End Glossy Ibis

2014-04-18 Thread Jane Ross
A flock of 25 or more glossy ibis were enjoying the mud today on Georgica Cove, in East Hampton along with 6 greater yellowlegs and at least 4 great egrets. Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

Re: [nysbirds-l] East End Glossy Ibis

2014-04-19 Thread Jane Ross
Correction: among the now over 30 glossy ibis there were 4 snowy egrets, not great egrets yesterday. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 18, 2014, at 9:27 PM, Jane Ross janefr...@hotmail.com wrote: A flock of 25 or more glossy ibis were enjoying the mud today on Georgica Cove, in East

[nysbirds-l] blue winged teal East Hampton

2014-04-20 Thread Jane Ross
a pair of blue winged teal joined 19 green winged teal and 22 glossy ibis on Georgca Cove today. Looking forward to seeing what tomorrow will bring! Jane F. Ross International Education Consultant 1112 Park Avenue New York, New York 10128 212-348-7975 / 631-324-3296

[nysbirds-l] ruby-throated hummingbird in East Hampton

2014-05-04 Thread Jane Ross
First of Season for me on Long Island, although maybe I've missed other reports. Jane F. Ross International Education Consultant 1112 Park Avenue New York, New York 10128 212-348-7975 / 631-324-3296 -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

RE: [nysbirds-l] Whimbrel cedar beach co pk

2014-08-21 Thread Jane Ross
could give a more precise location, please?.there are many Cedar Beaches in New York...but I am assuming you do NOT mean the county park in East Hampton near me? Just wanted to check, thoughThanks Jane Ross Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:30:44 -0400 From: ariegilb...@optonline.net Subject: [nysbirds

[nysbirds-l] East End sightings

2014-09-22 Thread Jane Ross
A good weekend for shorebirds on the East End including highlights: American Golden Plover (1, Sagg Pond, with thanks to John Shemilt for the excellent views!)\Royal Terns (at least 12 on Sagg Pond)Forsters and Common terns (Sagg)Ruddy Turnstones (25 at Acabonac Harbor/ Gerard drive,

[nysbirds-l] weekend highlights from the East End

2014-11-11 Thread Jane Ross
orange-crowned warbler at Georgica Cove pectoral sandpipers and a white-rumped sandpiper also on the Cove (Georgica Pond is open and there are nice mud flats throughout the pond and cove) green-winged teal on the Cove, along with Hooded mergansers, buffleheads, and ruddy ducks (and duck hunter

RE: [nysbirds-l] NYS Parks Empire Passport Cyber Monday Deal

2014-12-01 Thread Jane Ross
Don't give up!, The website is working just fine, but it is overloaded, so anyone who wants this great deal should just keep trying. And once you get in, be sure to work fast, as it will time you out very quickly. I managed on the 10th try. All set with with 2 three--year passes. Camp Hero

RE: [nysbirds-l] Long Island Rough-legged Hawks

2015-02-09 Thread Jane Ross
add at least one rough-legged, possibly two, further east at Napeague on Sunday Jane F. Ross International Education Consultant 1112 Park Avenue New York, New York 10128 212-348-7975 / 631-324-3296 Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:53:37 -0500 From: jgl...@optonline.net Subject: [nysbirds-l] Long

[nysbirds-l] East End birding Monday

2015-03-16 Thread Jane Ross
Productive birding on the East End today starting with a dozen Wilson snipes who flew into our front yard at Geogica Cove, joining some some 30 Green winged teal, assorted mergansers, a group of about 16 Bonaparte's gulls who have been here for several weeks, and 8 killdeer. Two FOS Osprey

[nysbirds-l] No barnacle geese

2015-03-15 Thread Jane Ross
Tried and failed to locate the Riverhead barnacle geese in several large flocks of Canada geese today Has anyone else had better luck? Sent from my iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] East End sightings

2015-04-02 Thread Jane Ross
Hoping for another glimpse of the snowy owl that was still present near Lazy Point last weekend, I found a FOS Eastern Willet instead. Time to move on from wintering birds apparently! Other weekend highlights were at least four very active male woodcocks at Poxabogue park last Sunday evening,

[nysbirds-l] FOS sightings on the East End of Long Island

2015-04-27 Thread Jane Ross
The weekend produced multiple FOS sightings on the East End (East Hampton to Water Mill) including Ruby throated hummingbird indigo bunting (3)pine warblersavannah sparrowpurple martins (4)Green heron (Georgica Cove)lesser yellowlegs (2) along with previously sighted greater yellowlegs

[nysbirds-l] blue winged teal, FOS barnswallows and chipping sparrows

2015-04-17 Thread Jane Ross
Beginning to look a lot more spring-like in East Hampton these days. Georgica Cove has a pair of blue winged teal that seem to have arrived this morning, multiple barn swallows and lots of female red-winged blackbirds, joining the tree swallows and male red wings who arrived a few weeks ago.

Re: [nysbirds-l] Long Island East End sightings

2015-04-02 Thread Jane Ross
With apologies for my lack of precision, these sightings were in East Hampton, NY Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2015, at 7:46 AM, Jane Ross janefr...@hotmail.com wrote: Hoping for another glimpse of the snowy owl that was still present near Lazy Point last weekend, I found a FOS

[nysbirds-l] feral cat bill in Albany

2015-06-11 Thread Jane Ross
In addition to opposing this bill, it would be good to find a sympathetic state legislator (or two) who could propose a bill that would make it possible for feral cats to be taken to animal shelters. At the moment, cats fall in a grey area in New York State where they cannot legally be

Re: [nysbirds-l] Phalarope continues at Jones beach

2015-07-17 Thread Jane Ross
Could anyone suggest driving / parking directions? Many thanks in advance Sent from my iPhone On Jul 16, 2015, at 7:07 PM, Pat Aitken aitkenpatri...@gmail.com wrote: She was still present at 6:30. When I left, she was on the more western pond. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: Welcome

[nysbirds-l] Western Kingbird Montauk Point

2015-12-06 Thread Jane Ross
Bird still present this morning (8:45 am) in the Lighthouse parking lot; Beautiful and very cooperative Jane F. Ross International Education Consultant 1112 Park Avenue New York, New York 10128 212-348-7975 / 631-324-3296 Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2015 07:37:33 -0500 From:

Re: [nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre continues at Lake Montauk (Suffolk Co.)

2016-02-21 Thread Jane Ross
Murre now being viewed on the east side of the eastern jetty Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 21, 2016, at 9:14 AM, Jim Schlickenrieder > wrote: > > The bird is showing well now, just 20 yards South of the jetty > > > Ken wrote: > >

[nysbirds-l] Upland Sandpiper Friday Update?

2016-04-29 Thread Jane Ross
Hoping to find the upland sandpiper this morning so would love to see any updates as well as a few directions as to how to spot him ( in the median near Oak Beach???). Many thanks in advance, Jane Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 13, 2016, at 5:03 PM, Joe Jannsen wrote: >

[nysbirds-l] Upland Sandpiper YES! Friday Update

2016-04-15 Thread Jane Ross
attempt to leave your car! And use flashers for safety as lots of cars whizzing by! Jane Ross Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 15, 2016, at 7:41 AM, Jane Ross <janefr...@hotmail.com> wrote: > > Hoping to find the upland sandpiper this morning so would love to see any > update

[nysbirds-l] Sandhill crane WAINSCOTT

2017-01-08 Thread Jane Ross
Still present at north end of WAINSCOTT Pond @ 12:35 today. Jane F. Ross 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 212-348-7975 /917-992-6708 Via iPhone -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] FOS Tree swallows on Long Island

2017-04-03 Thread Jane Ross
four tree swallows showed up at our nesting boxes in East Hampton this morning; first of season for us...maybe it's really spring at last?? Jane F. Ross International Education Consultant 1112 Park Avenue New York, New York 10128 212-348-7975 / 631-324-3296 Call Send SMS Call from mobile Add

[nysbirds-l] Bridgehampton cattle egret AND Wainscott Sandhill Crane

2017-04-20 Thread Jane Ross
Around 3:15 this afternoon : happily found both the Cattle Egret (at the Mecox/Halsey Land farm being nudged along by two helpful cows) and the Sandhill Crane which remains at Wainscott Pond, easily viewed from Wainscott Main Street (just opposite the Chapel, beyond the very clear Private

[nysbirds-l] Glossy Ibis flying over in East Hampton

2017-04-23 Thread Jane Ross
9:45 am Sunday: just saw 4 glossy ibis flying east over Georgica Cove. No mudflats available for them unfortunately since Georgia Pond was not opened this spring and water levels are high. Jane F. Ross International Education Consultant 1112 Park Avenue New York, New York 10128 212-348-7975

[nysbirds-l] East End Ponds

2017-07-04 Thread Jane Ross
Visits to Sagg Main ( yesterday)and Georgica ( this morning) yielded hundreds of least terns, dozens of common and/or Forsters terms, laughing gulls and scattered other species. One deceased great shearwater was washed up at Sagg, and a possible red-throated grebe washed up at Georgica Sagg

Re: [nysbirds-l] Dune Road Skimmers

2017-06-02 Thread Jane Ross
Just counted 26 black skimmers on Dune Road, east of Tiana beach as reported yesterday by a Paul Hagen (thanks, Paul!) Also present, Royal terns, oyster catchers, least and common terns, Rudy turnstones, willets and assorted peeps The beach area is roped off for nesting birds, so scope highly

[nysbirds-l] Booby still present on Lake Montauk

2017-09-29 Thread Jane Ross
at the top of the mast of a sailboat south of the Star Island causeway Jane F. Ross -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] East End birding over the weekend

2018-05-14 Thread Jane Ross
even though I missed the Kirtland's in Central Park, the East End provided plenty to make up for it! Especially wonderful were great views of a mature American Bald Eagle who sat cooperatively on a log on a sand spit in Mecox Bay for about 30 minutes before providing exquisite views in flight

Re: [nysbirds-l] Dead crow in East Hampton ?

2018-08-17 Thread Jane Ross
a%7C1%7C0%7C636701225523570323=24XE6Bj09kQXi4SjkvYnfff0hgHbOBa9ZGkwSoEuXQ0%3D=0> Joe Bopp From: bounce-122773153-71994...@list.cornell.edu<mailto:bounce-122773153-71994...@list.cornell.edu> mailto:bounce-122773153-71994...@list.cornell.edu>> On Behalf Of Jane Ross Sent: Friday, August 17, 20

[nysbirds-l] Dead crow in East Hampton ?

2018-08-17 Thread Jane Ross
An ailing crow has died in a friend’s yard and I confess that I’m not sure what, if any, action should be taken. If it suffered an illness (west Nile? ) is it important to have it checked? It was one of 2 that seemed unwell this morning. Not sure what became of the second one Thanks for any

[nysbirds-l] Mecox pond Open

2018-08-25 Thread Jane Ross
The pond is open to the ocean with resulting large mudflats. Thousand of trees swallows, hundred of terns (least, Forsters and Common), sanderlings, semipalmated sandpipers , least sandpipers, Black bellied plovers, semipalmated plovers, piping plovers, yellowlegs, egrets, cormorants, gulls

[nysbirds-l] Mecox mudflats continue to delight!

2018-08-27 Thread Jane Ross
The extended mudflats at Mecox continue to provide outstanding opportunities to see sandpipers and terns: this morning's sightings included nearly 300 common terns, dozens of Forster's and least terns, sanderlings, semipalmated, white rumped and least sandpipers, semipalmated and black bellied

[nysbirds-l] Pink footed goose

2018-03-11 Thread Jane Ross
Still present 9:30 am in the flock of Canada geese : Montauk South of 27 opposite Deep Hollow ranch Jane F. Ross mobile: 917-992-6708 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Montauk pink footed and snow geese

2018-03-04 Thread Jane Ross
This morning 9:00 am there was a pink footed goose (presumably the same reported over the past few weeks) and two snow geese in a flock of about 300 Canada geese in the field on the south side of Rte 27 opposite the riding stable Jane F. Ross 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 mobile:

[nysbirds-l] Cattle egrets in Wainscott

2018-11-10 Thread Jane Ross
Two cattle egret in the field by Wainscott Pond jus across from the Wainscott community center/chapel. I had looked for them in vain last week, but happy to see them clearly visible near the road today Jane F. Ross, PhD 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 mobile: 917-992-6708 S Jane F.

[nysbirds-l] Pine siskins have arrived in East Hampton!

2018-11-12 Thread Jane Ross
currently competing with the poor outnumbered goldfinch at the backyard feeders...so far at least 30 of them, more coming in over the last hour Nice to see them again after a 4-5 year hiatus, but not sure I can afford to feed them all... Jane F. Ross, PhD International Education Consultant

[nysbirds-l] Scissor tail flycatcher in Montauk,

2018-11-04 Thread Jane Ross
Looking at a scissor tail flycatcher in the fields by deep hollow ranch in Montauk (south side of 27) Jane F. Ross, PhD 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 mobile: 917-992-6708 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] White Pelican, Cove rd,Suffolk County - YES

2019-01-14 Thread Jane Ross
Has anyone given an opinion about why this lonely pelican is here? and whether it is healthy and can stay through the winter? Jane F. Ross, PhD International Education Consultant mobile: 917-992-6708 From: bounce-123240690-3714...@list.cornell.edu on behalf

[nysbirds-l] Tundra swans in East Hampton

2018-11-24 Thread Jane Ross
Two tundra swans were on Georgica Cove this morning ( and apparently for the past few days) Jane F. Ross, PhD 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 mobile: 917-992-6708 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] White Pelican present Sunday morning

2019-01-13 Thread Jane Ross
Directly across from the dead end at Cove Road off Rose Hill Rd in WaterMill. Sometimes obscured by many preening swans. Active hunters don’t seem to bother them at the moment. Many thanks to all who reported him yesterday! Jane F. Ross, PhD 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 mobile:

Re: [nysbirds-l] Mecox American Avocet -yes

2019-08-23 Thread Jane Ross
Yes! First in the west side of the inlet then flew to east side after several dogs ran along the beach Jane F. Ross, PhD 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 mobile: 917-992-6708 On Aug 22, 2019, at 5:09 PM, Christopher Gangemi mailto:cjgang...@icloud.com>> wrote: The American Avocet found

Re: [nysbirds-l] AMAV Mecox -yes

2019-09-07 Thread Jane Ross
Avocet very actively feeding at Mecox where rising tide has almost covered the gut...perhaps there will be a break to open the pond shortly? Some sanderlings, 16 black bellied plover Jane F. Ross, PhD 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 mobile: 917-992-6708 On Sep 7, 2019, at 9:36 AM,

Re: [nysbirds-l] Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Sagg Pond

2019-09-08 Thread Jane Ross
Just spotted the buff breasted at the eastern edge of Sagg pond ) after failure at Mecox Jane F. Ross, PhD 1112 Park Ave. New York, NY 10128 mobile: 917-992-6708 On Sep 8, 2019, at 7:26 AM, Anthony Collerton mailto:icoller...@gmail.com>> wrote: On the West side of the inlet. Sent from