[nysbirds-l] Sooty Shearwater Mortality

2012-05-29 Thread Paul R Sweet
While 3 birds does not constitute a mass mortality event, I have been contacted today by two people with dead Sooty Shearwaters found on the beaches of the New York Bight. One at Far Rockaway and one on Monmouth Beach NJ. This follows the moribund bird mentioned by Chase from Robert Moses.

[nysbirds-l] Verrazano Narrows

2012-10-30 Thread Paul R Sweet
John Ascher and I checked out the Verrazano Narrows from the Brooklyn side. The best bird was a single Royal Tern seen from the Bay Parkway Mall. 30 plus Gannets were in the Narrows, some ranging north of the bridge. Good numbers of Laughing Gulls plus a few Boneparte's Gulls and Common Terns

[nysbirds-l] Crossbills west end Jones beach

2012-11-17 Thread Paul R Sweet
Flock of 7 reds just west of coastguard lot. Also 2 white wings Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of Ornithology American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, NY 10024 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

Re: [nysbirds-l] Another Snowy Owl Death: Westchester Co, Cortlandt Manor

2013-12-05 Thread Paul R Sweet
Hi Anne Could you please provide the contact information of the rehabber. Thanks, Paul Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of Ornithology American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, NY 10024 T. 212 769 5780 C. 718 757 5941 On Dec 5, 2013, at 12:13 PM,

RE: [nysbirds-l] DEC's Mute Swan management plan

2014-01-16 Thread Paul R Sweet
Dear Christina While Mute Swans are indeed spectacular birds and it is not their fault that they are here, they are nevertheless an invasive, non-native species and detrimental to native wildlife. A quick Google search will find many examples of problems caused to native avifauna and habitat,

RE: [nysbirds-l] Crow Shoot scheduled in Greene County

2014-03-18 Thread Paul R Sweet
Point of information, the 4 and 20 blackbirds would be Turdus merula not crows. From: bounce-113350129-11471...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-113350129-11471...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Rick Linda Kedenburg Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 10:07 AM To: Larry Federman Cc: Jonathan Perez;

RE: [nysbirds-l] Crow Shoot scheduled in Greene County

2014-03-18 Thread Paul R Sweet
Thanks Anthony, I stand corrected. From: Anthony Collerton [mailto:icoller...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:50 PM To: Paul R Sweet Cc: Rick Linda Kedenburg; Larry Federman; Jonathan Perez; Richard; Lynne Hertzog; Cesar Castillo; NYSBIRDS-L; Jim Osterlund Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l

RE: [nysbirds-l] Feather ID and Spring yard birds in Yorktown Heights, NY

2014-04-01 Thread Paul R Sweet
Pheasant From: bounce-113910404-11471...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-113910404-11471...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Thomas Rhindress Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 4:57 PM To: nysbirds-L@cornell.edu Subject: [nysbirds-l] Feather ID and Spring yard birds in Yorktown Heights, NY I'm in

Re: [nysbirds-l] Willow Ptarmigan Reported Dead

2014-05-23 Thread Paul R Sweet
Arie do you know who has the bird? AMNH would like the specimen. Paul Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of Ornithology American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, NY 10024 T. 212 769 5780 C. 718 757 5941 On May 23, 2014, at 6:54 PM, Arie Gilbert

Re: [nysbirds-l] Watch Hill Fire Island

2014-06-15 Thread Paul R Sweet
Alan Nelson's Sparrow should not be here at this time. Nearest breeding area is in Maine. Are you sure these were not Saltmarsh Sparrow? Paul Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of Ornithology American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, NY 10024 T. 212

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] House Sparrow at my feeder

2015-01-17 Thread Paul R Sweet
Rob Since Junco and House Sparrows are in completely different families this is an extremely unlikely scenario. More likely a House Sparrow with aberrant tail feathers. Paul Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of Ornithology American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th

RE: [nysbirds-l] Cassins/Couches survival chances?

2015-01-08 Thread Paul R Sweet
NY Birders While on the subject of vagrants and their possible demise, I would like to reiterate that if a bird such as this does die and is found it should be deposited in a natural history collection where it can be permanently archived. Thanks, Paul Sweet Paul Sweet Collection Manager

RE:[nysbirds-l] [ebirdsnyc] Re: Summer Tanager R.I.P.

2015-04-21 Thread Paul R Sweet
Andrew and all NY birders. For the record we are interested in any and all salvaged birds, particularly rarities. People should be vigilant with the Bryant Park Chuck. I can’t imagine it’s getting enough to eat? We have all relevant permits. Paul Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of

RE: [nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler Central Park

2015-04-27 Thread Paul R Sweet
I'm probably going to get some hate mail for this comment, but is Central Park really the best place to be releasing rehab birds? Paul Sweet -Original Message- From: bounce-119102677-11471...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119102677-11471...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of david

Re: [nysbirds-l] Unknown mammal - escaped illegal pet @ Jamaica Bay East Pond Trail

2015-08-14 Thread Paul R Sweet
Baited Tommahawk traps would be appropriate, set in the trees. http://www.livetrap.com/index.php?dispatch=tags.viewtag=Raccoons aI suspect Gateway have some of these for trapping Racoons, Cats etc at the Plover sites. From: Thomas Rhindress trhindre...@gmail.commailto:trhindre...@gmail.com

Re: [nysbirds-l] Unknown mammal - escaped illegal pet @ Jamaica Bay East Pond Trail

2015-08-14 Thread Paul R Sweet
Looks like a Kinkajou. Bizarre! Paul From: Cesar Castillo czar3...@yahoo.commailto:czar3...@yahoo.com Reply-To: Cesar Castillo czar3...@yahoo.commailto:czar3...@yahoo.com Date: Friday, August 14, 2015 at 12:26 PM To: NYSBIRDS-L nysbird...@list.cornell.edumailto:nysbird...@list.cornell.edu

Re: [nysbirds-l] A hummer of a breakfast + my 2 cents !

2015-07-18 Thread Paul R Sweet
Hi Robert Just a quick note on bird anatomy. The lower (distal) long bone of the hindlimb to which the toes attach is the tarsometatarsus which is homologous with our foot. Thus the joint above this is the ankle not the knee. (look at the direction of hinging). The second long bone is the

RE: [nysbirds-l] Dead Great Shearwater, Robert Moses State Park (Suffolk Co.)

2015-07-07 Thread Paul R Sweet
NY birders At risk of flogging a dead seabird, I would like to make another appeal for birders to salvage beached birds, particularly “uncommon” species. Even smelly carcasses can be useful for various studies…go birding with large Ziplocs. Thanks, Paul Paul Sweet Collection Manager

RE: [nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting in the news

2015-12-02 Thread Paul R Sweet
Klemens Can you confirm the Painted Bunting was associating with 7 European Goldfinches? If so this casts some doubt on the Bunting being a wild bird no? Paul -Original Message- From: bounce-119951093-11471...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-119951093-11471...@list.cornell.edu] On

Re: [nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting in the news

2015-12-02 Thread Paul R Sweet
view by Yahoo Klemens Gasser, Brooklyn ________ From: Paul R Sweet <sw...@amnh.org<mailto:sw...@amnh.org>> To: Klemens Gasser <klemensgas...@yahoo.com<mailto:klemensgas...@yahoo.com>>; NYSBirds <nysbirds-l@cornell.edu<mailto:nysbirds-l@c

[nysbirds-l] Montauk Point Harlequin & Razorbills

2016-02-13 Thread Paul R Sweet
Among the many scoters and Common Eiders at Montauk Point today was a single drake Harlequin and a few Razorbills in singles and twos. Black appeared to be most abundant scoter followed by Surf and White-winged. Huge duck flocks were beyond identification range. Also present a few Gannets,

Fwd: [nysbirds-l] Montauk Point Harlequin & Razorbills

2016-02-13 Thread Paul R Sweet
;> On Feb 13, 2016, at 2:55 PM, "redk...@optonline.net" <redk...@optonline.net> >> wrote: >> >> Paul: Can you describe in a little more detail where at the Point you saw >> the Harlequin? >> >> Thanks. >> >> John T. >>

Re: [nysbirds-l] Gyrfalcon- Orange County, NY

2016-02-27 Thread Paul R Sweet
Any news on the Gyrfalcon today? Thinking of trying tomorrow From: > on behalf of sophiesaid > Reply-To: sophiesaid

[nysbirds-l] Eastern Long Island shorebirds

2016-02-15 Thread Paul R Sweet
At Goff Point, on the north side of Napeague Harbor today, I encountered a group of shorebirds that seemed notable for the time of year. As well as 40+ Sanderlings, the beach held 6 Ruddy Turnstones & a Black-bellied Plover. Paul Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of

Re: [nysbirds-l] (No sighting) Dead Razorbill at Battery Park, Manhattan

2016-02-16 Thread Paul R Sweet
Probably not worth salvaging but a good record for NY county? Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10023 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Feb 16, 2016, at 4:48 PM, Kai

Re: [nysbirds-l] (No sighting) Dead Razorbill at Battery Park, Manhattan

2016-02-16 Thread Paul R Sweet
PM, Kevin J. McGowan <k...@cornell.edu<mailto:k...@cornell.edu>> wrote: Always good for a skeleton! From: bounce-120172425-3714...@list.cornell.edu<mailto:bounce-120172425-3714...@list.cornell.edu> [mailto:bounce-120172425-3714...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Paul R S

Re: [nysbirds-l] Another Thick-billed Murre, Ditch Plains, Suffolk Cunty

2016-02-21 Thread Paul R Sweet
If anyone has the dead Murre in the freezer we would appreciate the specimen. Thanks. Paul Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10023 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 > On Feb 21, 2016, at 4:49 PM, Shaibal Mitra

Re: [nysbirds-l] Bicknell's and Hooded Warbler - Prospect Park Peninsula (correction)

2016-05-18 Thread Paul R Sweet
Take a trip to the top of Slide Montain in the next few weeks. Guaranteed Bicknell's Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10023 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 > On May 18, 2016, at 12:32 PM, Pat Palladino

Re: [nysbirds-l] Dovekie Bragans Point

2017-02-20 Thread Paul R Sweet
Hi Ryan. Could you be more specific about the locality, doesn't come up on Google Maps. Presumably east of Ditch Plains? How do you access? Walk from DP? Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 |

[nysbirds-l] Montauk update

2017-02-19 Thread Paul R Sweet
Black Guillemot continues off dock east side of Star Island. Park at Coastguard station Iceland Gull in flock at west beach Montauk Inlet Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941

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

2016-11-21 Thread Paul R Sweet
As I think I'm being called out here perhaps let's talk about some recommendations on how rarities are reported? Andrew you could take the lead here? One problem is that there are two “rare bird alerts” for NY that are often filled with run-of-the-mill daily lists and non rarity sightings.

Re: [nysbirds-l] ? selasphorus sp. hummingbird (Rufous or Allen's)

2016-11-27 Thread Paul R Sweet
Bob Can you point me to a reference that says bill length is a diagnostic character for this species pair? Thanks, Paul Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of Ornithology American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, NY 10024 Tel: 212 769 5780 Cell: 718

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Ash-throated Flycatcher

2016-11-19 Thread Paul R Sweet
David Nyzio reported an Ash-throated Flycatcher this morning in Williamsburg. The location is Bushwick Inlet located at Kent Avenue and North 12th Street. There is some wasteland around the small bay and the bird was feeding on bittersweet berries. Access through a hole in the fence if anyone

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

2016-11-20 Thread Paul R Sweet
>From what Dave told me it's in the fenced off area surrounding Bushwick Inlet >not the official park. If you look on Google Earth you will see there are a >few trees in the area. Apparently eating bittersweet berries. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History

Re: [nysbirds-l] Black Phoebe Lookalike?

2016-11-02 Thread Paul R Sweet
Slate-colored Junco? Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Nov 2, 2016, at 9:34 AM, Rob Meyer > wrote: ?Hey gang, I'm

RE: [nysbirds-l] St. Paul's Church, Manhattan 1903-04 - 41 species

2016-11-30 Thread Paul R Sweet
Daily lists are great and as I mentioned previously E-bird is an excellent place to record such data. If everyone posted their Central Park lists to NYSBIRDS-L it would certainly dilute the power of the list. See Kevin McGowan's post here

Re: [nysbirds-l] Western Tanager city hall pk Manhattan YES

2016-11-30 Thread Paul R Sweet
Personally I'd rather my inbox fill with reports of genuinely rare birds than mundane daily lists of birds seen in Central Park. E-bird is an appropriate place for this data? What if everyone posted their daily bird walk lists to this list? Just my opinion. Paul Sweet | Department of

RE: [nysbirds-l] Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Shorebirds and East Pond update...

2017-07-24 Thread Paul R Sweet
Very cool! From: bounce-121675089-11471...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-121675089-11471...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Susan Elbin Sent: Monday, July 24, 2017 11:35 AM To: Andrew Baksh Cc: nysbirds-l ; Nyc ebirds ;

RE: [nysbirds-l] Fwd: A Mystery of Seabirds, Blown Off Course and Starving - The New York Times

2017-07-24 Thread Paul R Sweet
As a post-script to the Great Shearwater story, a colleague from the North Carolina Museum informed me that the wreck extended to that state. One rehabber there took in 80 birds. From: bounce-121663379-11471...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-121663379-11471...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of

RE: [nysbirds-l] Fwd: A Mystery of Seabirds, Blown Off Course and Starving - The New York Times

2017-07-26 Thread Paul R Sweet
To: Paul R Sweet <sw...@amnh.org> Cc: Tshrike19 <tshrik...@aol.com>; NYSBirds-L@cornell.edu; john_stan...@fws.gov Subject: Re: [nysbirds-l] Fwd: A Mystery of Seabirds, Blown Off Course and Starving - The New York Times Interesting...I'm curious how the timing of the NC wreck compare

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

2017-07-01 Thread Paul R Sweet
Hi Andrew I've seen the proposals http://checklist.aou.org/nacc/proposals/current_proposals.html But your post indicates the votes have been cast. Is this posted? Curious about decision on other splits - Yellow-rump, Willet, Harrier, Junco etc. Cheers, Paul Paul Sweet | Department of

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

2017-07-01 Thread Paul R Sweet
fSJEHSq8pP%2BUerC5pRJX2I%3D=0> On Sat, Jul 1, 2017 at 10:18 AM, Paul R Sweet sw...@amnh.org<mailto:sw...@amnh.org> [ebirdsnyc] <ebirdsnyc-nore...@yahoogroups.com<mailto:ebirdsnyc-nore...@yahoogroups.com>> wrote: Hi Andrew I've seen the proposals http://checklist.aou

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brown Booby is deceased

2017-06-20 Thread Paul R Sweet
Please find a way to get this to AMNH. I'm currently in Alaska you can contact Peter Capainolo or Tom Trombone. Contact info on AMNH website. Thanks. I believe this will be our 2nd NY Brown Bobby. Paul Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park

Re: [nysbirds-l] nysbirds-l digest: May 26, 2017

2017-05-26 Thread Paul R Sweet
Ha. Maybe Purple Martin? Full names please people. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On May 26, 2017, at 7:35 AM, Rick > wrote:

Re: [nysbirds-l] Clapping for "Rallus longirostris" Clapping for

2017-05-23 Thread Paul R Sweet
Bobp Clapper Rail is now Rallus crepitans. Rallus longirostis is Mangrove Rail which of course doesn't occur in NY Nice sighting under any name Cheers, Paul Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780

Re: [nysbirds-l] mystery bird question

2017-05-08 Thread Paul R Sweet
Gray Catfishbird? Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On May 8, 2017, at 6:20 PM, Andrew Block > wrote: I was wondering if

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

2017-11-09 Thread Paul R Sweet
Please collect the bird and we can figure out a way to get it to the museum. This is an important specimen. We have all necessary permits. Thanks. Paul Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob

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

2017-11-09 Thread Paul R Sweet
Did anyone collect the carcass? Was it roadkilled? Even if damaged we can still obtain useful data from this specimen. Thanks, Paul Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Nov

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

2017-11-09 Thread Paul R Sweet
Shai and i are on our way - if its there we'll get it. Sent from my iPhone On Nov 9, 2017, at 7:12 AM, Paul R Sweet <sw...@amnh.org<mailto:sw...@amnh.org>> wrote: Did anyone collect the carcass? Was it roadkilled? Even if damaged we can still obtain useful data from this specimen.

[nysbirds-l] Corncrake data for those interested

2017-11-09 Thread Paul R Sweet
Several people have asked about cause of death. The bird was clearly hit by a car with a fractures in both hind limbs and the pelvis. Jonas Lai has skinned the bird and we have obtained the following data. The bird was a male with testes 5 x 2.5 mm It weighed 100g which is rather light for this

RE:[nysbirds-l] Corncrake data for those interested

2017-11-09 Thread Paul R Sweet
-122036702-11471...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Paul R Sweet Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2017 3:02 PM To: NYSBirds-L@cornell.edu Subject: [nysbirds-l] Corncrake data for those interested This sender failed our fraud detection checks and may not be who they appear to be. Learn about spoofing

Re: [nysbirds-l] RFI Corn Crake situation

2017-11-08 Thread Paul R Sweet
When I was there this morning state troopers were moving birders from the median. Just so everyone understands the situation, there is a 2 lane highway with cars moving very quickly between the median and the crake. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History |

[nysbirds-l] Purple Gallinules Long Island

2018-01-17 Thread Paul R Sweet
While not chaseable I thought it worth sharing the news about TWO Purple Gallinules in Suffolk County, both deceased. One was found yesterday in Southampton, I've seen images and it's an adult. The second is at a rehabber and I'm awaiting details. Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of

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

2018-02-12 Thread Paul R Sweet
A routine trip to collect salvaged birds from a Long Island rehabber yielded Long Island's 3rd Purple Gallinule of the winter. This new specimen was picked up on 14 January in Rockville Centre and died 2 days later As a reminder the other birds were 13 January Manorville, 16 January

[nysbirds-l] Pink-footed Goose Deep Hollow Ranch

2018-02-17 Thread Paul R Sweet
Pink-footed Goose currently with Canadas and 2 Snows at Deep Hollow Ranch, Montauk. For those who don’t know this is on the north side of the highway on the way from Montauk town to the point. Park at Amsterdam Beach lot. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural

[nysbirds-l] Pink-footed Goose Deep Hollow Ranch

2018-02-17 Thread Paul R Sweet
Apologies I should have said south side of highway. Pink-footed Goose currently with Canadas and 2 Snows at Deep Hollow Ranch, Montauk. For those who don’t know this is on the north side of the highway on the way from Montauk town to the point. Park at Amsterdam Beach lot. Paul Sweet |

RE: [nysbirds-l] Missing posts?

2017-12-21 Thread Paul R Sweet
Check your Junk folder? I regularly find NYSBIRDS-L messages in mine Paul Sweet Collection Manager Department of Ornithology American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, NY 10024 Tel: 212 769 5780 Cell: 718 757 5941 From:

[nysbirds-l] Watch Hill report

2018-08-07 Thread Paul R Sweet
An overnight camping trip to the beach east of Watch Hill, Fire Island yielded good numbers of shorebirds. Sanderling - 1000 (conservative estimate) Red Knot - 11 on beach Ruddy Turnstone - 6 on beach Whimbrel - 10, flock of 8 flying west along ocean, 2 on beach Willet - 10 (at least)

Re: [nysbirds-l] Presumed Hybrid Shorebird at Jamaica Bay

2018-08-27 Thread Paul R Sweet
A mere peep would be inadequate. We should not stint in this analysis. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Aug 27, 2018, at 6:18 PM, Grover, Bob mailto:rgro...@gpinet.com>>

Re: [nysbirds-l] Osprey Harassed by drone-Shelter Island

2018-04-14 Thread Paul R Sweet
Report to NY state DEC and USFWS law enforcement. This is illegal under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Apr 14, 2018, at 12:47 AM, K C

Re: [nysbirds-l] Eastern Long Island Rarities Today

2019-01-15 Thread Paul R Sweet
If anyone picks this bird up we would like to have the specimen. Thanks, Paul Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Jan 15, 2019, at 7:38 PM, David Barrett

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red crossbills, Calverton suffolk county, yes

2019-03-29 Thread Paul R Sweet
Red or White-winged Crossbills? Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Mar 29, 2019, at 11:52 AM, kathy k mailto:kath...@yahoo.com>> wrote: Planned on running the trails

Re: [nysbirds-l] Red crossbills, Calverton suffolk county, yes

2019-03-29 Thread Paul R Sweet
Oops sorry missed the header. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Mar 29, 2019, at 12:07 PM, Paul R Sweet mailto:sw...@amnh.org>> wrote: Red or White-winged Cros

[nysbirds-l] Sooty Shearwater Davis Park, Fire Island

2019-06-04 Thread Paul R Sweet
In a big fish run (Blues?) with dozens of Laughing Gulls. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Sage Thrasher at Watch Hill, Fire Island

2019-05-31 Thread Paul R Sweet
Just got a report from Deborah Swamback (with photographs) of a Sage Thrasher at Watch Hill, Fire Island. The bird was on the ground around the eastern most Ranger house, where the path from Davis Park turns towards the Watch Hill Marina. Approx (40.6901191, -72.9897355) Watch Hill is

Re: [nysbirds-l] RFI Sage Thrasher

2019-06-01 Thread Paul R Sweet
I’m at the spot now. Several others have tried with no luck. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 > On Jun 1, 2019, at 11:20 AM, Richard Guthrie > wrote: > > > Any updates

[nysbirds-l] Humpback Whales

2019-07-13 Thread Paul R Sweet
Addendum to last post. 2 Humpbacks feeding close to shore at Sag Main beach, Southampton Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brown Pelicans - Cupsogue Beach County Park, Suffolk County

2019-07-13 Thread Paul R Sweet
Birding at Sag Main Beach in Southampton and a non-birder told me he saw a pelican heading west at about 9:00 am Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 > On Jul 13, 2019, at 8:54

Re: [nysbirds-l] Chukar Partridge?

2019-08-13 Thread Paul R Sweet
Maybe the new #hotbird we could start a whole media circus for a charismatic escapee? ; ) Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum of Natural History | Central Park West @ 79th St | NY 10024 | Tel 212 769 5780 | Mob 718 757 5941 On Aug 13, 2019, at 6:25 PM, Edward Rubinfeld

[nysbirds-l] Fire Island report

2019-07-28 Thread Paul R Sweet
On an ATV ride between Watch Hill and Point O’Woods this morning counted at least 75 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Brown Pelicans, at least 6 Royal Terns, impressive numbers of Sanderlings (500+) and single Piping Plover & Ruddy Turnstone. Paul Sweet | Department of Ornithology | American Museum