[nysbirds-l] Dead seabirds story

2017-06-27 Thread Purbita Saha
Hi folks, super sorry for blitzing the entire list. If anyone is interested in talking to a journalist about their dead seabird finds in LI, please reply to me (not all). Would appreciate anecdotes, theories, and other on-the-ground expertise for a potential online story. Cheers, Purbita Saha

Re: [nysbirds-l] Accidentals and Their Survival

2017-11-09 Thread Purbita Saha
Joe Trezza covered the chaos for Audubon (and touched on the Scottish history a bit). https://www.audubon.org/news/birders-drop-everything- behold-rare-corn-crake-turned-new-york On Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 5:09 PM, Larry Trachtenberg wrote: > The decline of the corn crake

Re: [nysbirds-l] KIRTLAND'S WARBLER - Central Park, NYC

2018-05-11 Thread Purbita Saha
W.H.A.T. On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 5:41 PM, Ryan Zucker wrote: > Kevin Topping just found and photographed a KIRTLAND'S WARBLER at the > northwest corner of the Reservoir in Central Park, Manhattan. Currently > being viewed by many. > > Ryan Zucker > New York, NY > > Sent from

Re: [nysbirds-l] Central Park, NYC 5/15 - multiple Mourning & 24+ add'l. Warbler spp., Flycatchers, etc.

2018-05-15 Thread Purbita Saha
Such great species diversity, thanks Tom! Looking forward to the onslaught of mourning warblers. Birders, if you have the chance, please take sound recordings of mourning songs for Jay Pitocchelli's migration-mapping project. It's so neat, and the community science element is key.

Re: [nysbirds-l] Ithaca rarities

2018-01-03 Thread Purbita Saha
Speaking of Upstate, I really appreciate Joan Collins's detailed updates from Long Lake. Her writing near rivals Thoreau's. I always learn so much. Thanks to everyone for keeping the bird broadcasts alive! On Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 9:31 PM, Angus Wilson wrote: > New York

[nysbirds-l] making spectrogram vid files

2018-08-09 Thread Purbita Saha
Birders, what tools do you use to make spectrograms that can be turned into vid files? Song Sleuth doesn't allow you to share the visuals off the platform. Please don't reply all so we can avoid detracting from the sightings. Thanks in advance! -Purbita Saha -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] finch phenoms

2018-03-30 Thread Purbita Saha
Hello NY nerds, You know what's better than seeing dozens of crossbills? Seeing them with Joan Collins. I wrote a little story about why the birds and the birder are the coolest. https://www.audubon.org/news/crossbills-are-grail-birds-adirondacks Shout out to Doug Futuyma and Mark (last name ?)

Re: [nysbirds-l] Hurricane Dorian

2019-09-04 Thread Purbita Saha
Thank you Shai and Peter for these insights. What day do you recommend going out then to see what this devastating event dredges up? Saturday morning? (Sorry if you already mentioned). Cheers, Purbita Saha On Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 5:07 AM Shaibal Mitra wrote: > Dear Peter, > > It'

Re: [nysbirds-l] Fwd: News Alert: North America has lost 29% of its birds since 1970, study finds. Experts blame habitat loss, pesticides, light pollution and cats.

2019-09-19 Thread Purbita Saha
Adding Audubon magazine's coverage on the Cornell study as well, not for shameless promotion but because it has a helpful graphic and also does a by-habitat breakdown of the declines. https://www.audubon.org/news/north-america-has-lost-more-1-4-birds-last-50-years-new-study-says Just spent my