[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Sora

2013-10-12 Thread Rob Bate
if there was black on its face near its bill. I assumed the bird would give better looks like the original Sora but this one seemed to just melt into the reeds and wouldn't reappear in the 30-40 minutes I waited. Rob Bate Brooklyn, NY -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Avocets at Jones Beach - 2

2013-10-20 Thread Rob Bate
The three Avocets Tracy and I found off the ocean beach in front of the Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center were a nice surprise. Here is a link to the best photo I was able to get. http://robsbate.smugmug.com/Avocets Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Louisianna Waterthrush - Brooklyn

2014-03-31 Thread Rob Bate
-spellmore-birds.html Rob Bate Brooklyn -- 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] Phoebe-palooza in Greenwood Cemetery

2014-04-07 Thread Rob Bate
) there were 8 perched Phoebes as well as a Pine Warbler. Also present were at least 6 Palm Warblers, 10 Tree Swallows, 2 Northern Rough-winged Swallows and perhaps 2 more Pine Warblers. There was so much activity it was difficult to get accurate counts - but it was hopping! Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds

[nysbirds-l] Swallow-tailed Kite over Prospect Park

2014-04-14 Thread Rob Bate
if this is some kind of record for Brooklyn. Thanks Jennifer! Rob Bate Brooklyn -- 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] Kentucky Warblers in Doodletown

2014-05-18 Thread Rob Bate
males or a flirting pair. Rob Bate 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

Re: [nysbirds-l] Kentucky Warblers in Doodletown

2014-05-18 Thread Rob Bate
been seen earlier by the path in about 50 - 75 feet up on a rock and on a log that lies in the path in the very wet area. Rob Bate Brooklyn, NY On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Robert Lewis rfer...@yahoo.com wrote: You wrote: about 100 yards up from the center of town there. Please

[nysbirds-l] Common Ground Dove continues

2014-11-29 Thread Rob Bate
NE edge of WE 2 parking lot Jones Beach. Flew out and around. Still in the area. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] LeContes No

2014-12-02 Thread Rob Bate
As of 10:30. People are still looking. Rob Bate -- 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] Couch

2015-01-03 Thread Rob Bate
Hunkered down on fire escape top floor 411 bleeker at left side. 12:21 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Common Redpoll - Prospect Park

2015-01-20 Thread Rob Bate
There was a single Redpoll feeding by the dirt pile weeds next to the containers on the north side of the lake. The bird flew and seemed to head across the lake. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Belmont lake

2015-01-08 Thread Rob Bate
. There was at least one Cackling Goose in the middle of the flock. No Snow Geese on the lake, they must roost elsewhere. It was cold. Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Phoebe- Greenwood Cemetery

2015-03-17 Thread Rob Bate
FOS Eastern Phoebe in Brooklyn's Greenwood Cemetery, meadow and Battle Avenues. Happy St Patrick's day! -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Yellow- throated Warbler and Prothonotary

2015-04-19 Thread Rob Bate
Yellow-throated Warbler by the bridge south of Audubon Center. Found by Paige Linden. Prothonotary reported on Peninsula at the thumb. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Bay-breasted Warbler Prosprct Park

2015-05-05 Thread Rob Bate
A Bay-breasted Warbler was seen at the base of the Switchback path leading from Terrace Bridge to Lakeside this morning. The bird was later relocated near Terrace Bridge. Two Cape Mays were also reported by the Maryland Monument. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Western Tanager Prospect Park - Brooklyn

2015-05-17 Thread Rob Bate
. Good luck if you go - there seems to be some good stuff in the park anyway. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES

[nysbirds-l] NO Western Tanager Prospect Park

2015-05-17 Thread Rob Bate
Apologies, there was a social media mix up. The Western Tanager has *not* been seen today in the Vale of Cashmere this morning. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Doodletown in Harriman State Park

2015-05-24 Thread Rob Bate
on the Olive-sided Flycatcher unfortunately. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- 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] Red Phalarope at Jones Beach-Yes

2015-07-22 Thread Rob Bate
and scarcely any moisture at this point. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- 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] Red Phalarope continues

2015-07-23 Thread Rob Bate
Milkkel Thorup, visiting from Denmark, reports the Red Phalarope in the usual location at Jones Beach this morning. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Breezy Point Queens Cave Swallows

2015-11-14 Thread Rob Bate
) of what looked all like Tree Swallows. I took a number of photos of these birds as they were moving back and forth over the road. Back home looking at the photos there were some Cave Swallows mixed in - perhaps one in four birds was a Cave Swallow. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

Re: [nysbirds-l] Fw: [westpond-and-gateway] Fw: West Pond EA Public Release

2015-10-06 Thread Rob Bate
Harry Just a few note. On p.26 it appears that $1.2 - 1.5 million comes from the highway fund and only $45K - $378K (depending on water source) comes from the Hurricane Sandy funds. This is a bit troubling in that much of our discussions and questions centered on the availability of Sandy money

[nysbirds-l] PP-PABU

2015-12-07 Thread Rob Bate
The Prospect Park Painted Bunting was seen today on the north side of Lefrak Roof. Stay on the paths please when you go. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] PPPBU - Brooklyn

2015-12-08 Thread Rob Bate
The Painted Bunting continues on the north side of the Lefrak Center in Prospect Park as reported by Klemens Gasser. Stay on the paths please. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting

2015-11-29 Thread Rob Bate
A hoard of birders are looking for a bright male Painted Bunting just south of the rink at Lefrak Center in Prospect Park. Found, photographed and tweeted by Keir Randall. Bird has not been relocated. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Black headed gull. Pros park

2015-12-06 Thread Rob Bate
: Black Headed gull prospect lake spotted by Bobbi Manian. Just minutes ago -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting threat

2015-12-09 Thread Rob Bate
the photo (albeit very grainy) to me. Go to BBC FB page for a clearer photo of the cat. More good news, the Prospect Park Painted Bunting continues today in the same area. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Painted Bunting

2015-12-07 Thread Rob Bate
could perhaps even give them some background and info as to why this is so important. Here is Peter Dorosh's blog post from today. http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2015/12/rink-rooftop-enroachment-and-warning.html Thanks in advance and thanks to all who have pitched in already. Rob Bate

[nysbirds-l] PABU Prospect Park

2015-12-11 Thread Rob Bate
Seen this morning. Frequenting the northern slope of the Lefrak Center. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] PABU continues

2015-12-10 Thread Rob Bate
Now on northern side of Lefrak -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Painted Bunting

2016-01-03 Thread Rob Bate
they understand the dynamics of the greenroof and needs of the Painted Bunting. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Painted Bunting

2016-01-05 Thread Rob Bate
. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- 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) http

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Painted Bunting

2015-12-22 Thread Rob Bate
The PPPABU is haunting his usual spots today on the north slope of the Lefrak Greenroof. Listers are beginning to salivate for their 2016 list - the bird looks happy but you never know. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] PPPABU (Prospect Park Painted Bunting)

2015-12-24 Thread Rob Bate
paved path coming down off the roof area, a roped off area that includes a small path between these two main paths. PABU has also ventured across the paved path from this area and has been feeding on Poke berries next to the stone wall running due north. He doesn't move much so look carefully!

[nysbirds-l] PABU in Prospect Park

2015-12-25 Thread Rob Bate
Stayed for Christmas. Same area north slope of Lefrak green roof Rob Bate Brooklyn -- 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] Prospect Park Painted Bunting

2015-12-24 Thread Rob Bate
Merry Christmas Eve. The PPPABU continues same area on north slope of Lefrak Center green roof. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Painted Bunting

2015-12-18 Thread Rob Bate
PPPB continues deep into count week! -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Rarities

2015-12-20 Thread Rob Bate
Drive. During our CBC yesterday Nashville Warblers were found around Spring Creek (not chasable) and at Marine Park. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park RBA

2015-12-29 Thread Rob Bate
Snow Goose continues on ball field #3 (playing shortstop?). PABU continues at Lefrak Greenroof. No news on Black-headed gull or Orange-crowned Warbler yet. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting PP

2015-11-30 Thread Rob Bate
Bird continues on top of Lefrak Center. It seems to be feeding with a large flock of birders - 30+ at one time. Just look for the crowd. http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2015/11/painted-bunting-google-map.html?m=1 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting prospect park

2015-11-30 Thread Rob Bate
The bunting continues south side of Lefrak Center -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting- Brooklyn

2015-11-29 Thread Rob Bate
Refound by Kathy Toomey and others. Last seen NE corner of Lefrak roof. It may be an escapee. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

Re: [nysbirds-l] CBC season is just around the corner!

2015-11-19 Thread Rob Bate
Can you do this Bobbi, Rick doesn't do it and it seems straight forward. I'll do it if you'd rather not. Rob On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 7:29 AM, Carena Pooth wrote: > Hello CBC Coordinators! > > > > CBC season starts in just 4 weeks! > > > > Availability of accurate CBC

[nysbirds-l] Lark and Clay Sparrows - Flushing/Corona

2016-01-08 Thread Rob Bate
The junco flock is in and near the pine grove just west of the NYS pavilion (think Men in Black) in Flushing Meadows/Corona Park, Queens. The Lark and Clay-colored Sparrows are with them as are 3 Pine Warblers ( 1 drab, 2 bright). Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Black bellied Whistling Ducks Marine Park Brooklyn

2016-05-28 Thread Rob Bate
Phil Hore photographed and reports 9 Black Bellied Whistling Ducks at the Saltmarsh Nature Study Center on Avenue U in Marine Park Brooklyn. Sighting is confirmed and birds are still present now. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gull - Prospect Park

2016-01-13 Thread Rob Bate
The BHGU continues on the west shore area of the lake in Prospect Park. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1

[nysbirds-l] Eurasian Wigeon - Brooklyn

2016-01-17 Thread Rob Bate
In Marine Park Nature Center. Seen now from terrace at visitors center in the grasses on other side of cove -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Glaucous Gull and Black-headed Gull(s?) - Brooklyn

2016-02-06 Thread Rob Bate
BBP or 58th st (parking pier for the water taxi and ferry). Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.

[nysbirds-l] East end birding

2016-01-20 Thread Rob Bate
- no Pink-footed Goose Malay Lake by EPCAL - no Common Gallinule (lake is completely frozen except for empty spot in the middle. Santopogue Creek - no Long-billed Dowitchers Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] TB Murre Brooklyn

2016-02-21 Thread Rob Bate
Murre has moved off Norton Point at the western end of Coney Island. Park by Coney Island Creek and walk around is easiest access. Two Razorbills around also. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Thick-billed Murre Staten Island

2016-03-10 Thread Rob Bate
Mike Shanley just posted on FB: There is currently a Thick-billed Murre showing nicely along the breakwater in Great Kills Harbor near the boat launch on Staten Island. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Yet Warbler Ft Greene Brooklyn

2016-04-10 Thread Rob Bate
The Yellow-throated Warbler continues in brooklyn's Ft Greene Park just west of the monument at the top of the hill. The bird is favoring some flowering trees just west of the monument by the wide staircase. The YT is following a Sapsucker and raiding its sap holes. Rob Bate Brooklyn

[nysbirds-l] Oak Beach Eared Grebe

2016-03-02 Thread Rob Bate
The Oak Beach Eared Grebe was found by Stan and then refound briefly by Rich Fried and myself at the western section of Oak Beach. We saw it from the "Fisherman's" parking lot surrounded by yellow barriers. EG moved east but we couldn't refind it. Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Monday

2016-04-25 Thread Rob Bate
of sequence Ring-necked Duck. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- 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] Solitary Sandpiper

2016-04-27 Thread Rob Bate
A Solitary Sandpiper found by Peter Dorosh in Prospect Park at the Lower Pool was later refound at the Lilly Pond seen from the back platform. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Least Bittern Brooklyn

2016-05-15 Thread Rob Bate
Least Bittern is showing well. Bird is above 40' in bare saplings just west and behind a giant tulip and willow oak which stand next to a path bordering Flatbush Ave and south of the "rose garden". -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Mourning warbler Prospect Park

2016-05-18 Thread Rob Bate
Raphael Campos redoing the Mourning Warbler shortly before noon. It is in the same area where the Least Bittern was seen a few days ago south of the Rose Garden in an "Aurelia Grove" behind a transformer "tombstone" near a huge tulip tree and willow Oak. Rob Bate Brooklyn

[nysbirds-l] Least Bittern Prospect Park

2016-05-15 Thread Rob Bate
A Least Bittern was found in a tree near the Rose Garden early by Rrin Markman who put it in eBird. Later refound by Nina Ba. Many birders are there right now. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Cerulean Prospect Park Brooklyn

2016-05-02 Thread Rob Bate
Cerulean warbler is now on top of Lookout hill. South side by small sets of stairs -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Caspian Tern Prospect Park

2016-05-05 Thread Rob Bate
A Caspian tern continues to drop in at the lake in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Mile Yuan spotted it this morning and tweeted in time for me to get on it. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http

[nysbirds-l] Whimbrel Jones Beach SP

2016-07-02 Thread Rob Bate
Whimbrel continues on sand bar by coast guard station. Now on far side of lagoon area. Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Trinity chat

2016-11-13 Thread Rob Bate
Yellow-breasted Chat continues in the NE sunny corner of the Trinity Churchyard, Wall st and Broadway, Manhatan. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Yellow-throated Warbler Prospect Park

2017-04-09 Thread Rob Bate
The YTWA continues this morning as reported by Mike Yuan. The bird was seen opposite the Audubon Center/Boathouse and has been moving around the perimeter of the pond there between the bridge and the Binnen Falls. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Goshawk in Brooklyn

2017-04-01 Thread Rob Bate
The Prospect Park Goshawk is currently perched in the tallest tree on Breeze Hill overlooking the parking lot. Spotted once again by Kathy Toomey! Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Blue Grosbeak

2017-04-28 Thread Rob Bate
There is a very cooperative bright first year male Blue Grosbeak in a fenced in area of lawn just south of the Tennis House on the west side of the Ling Meadow near 9th street and Prospect Park West. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] White-winged Dove Jamaica Bay

2017-06-21 Thread Rob Bate
Sorry. It was south garden! Seen in north garden just off gravel path that goes out to the old breach. Rob Bate & Rich Fried -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] White wing Dove Jamaica Bay

2017-06-21 Thread Rob Bate
Seen in north garden just off gravel path that goes out to the old breach. Rob Bate & Rich Fried -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding

[nysbirds-l] Possible Swainsons Warbler Prospect Park

2017-05-24 Thread Rob Bate
Ed Crowne reports seeing and hearing what he believes to be a Swainsons Warbler in the center of the Midwood area near the zoo. There are sure to be updates shortly. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Swainsons confirmed Prospect Park

2017-05-24 Thread Rob Bate
@BBCKingsbirds: 40.662858,-73.966905 Midwood center -- 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] Swainsons Warbler confirmed Prospect Park

2017-05-24 Thread Rob Bate
This is an area with dense undergrowth but there are wood chip paths as well as some disgusting "desire" lines you can use but please do not walk elsewhere so we can protect the vegetation. The Swainson's Warbler is vocalizing regularly and clearly- even I can hear it. Rob Bat

[nysbirds-l] Swainson's Warbler yes. Prospect Park

2017-05-25 Thread Rob Bate
Tom Stephenson reports the Swainson's Warbler is still present in the Midwood area of Prospect Park. Same area as yesterday. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] YHBB FBF

2017-09-24 Thread Rob Bate
Bird is perched now in tree in grassy area by astroturf fields -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Common gallinule Brooklyn

2017-11-15 Thread Rob Bate
In Prospect park a common gallinule is being seen on Music Island by the lefrak skating center. Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Townsend’s Solitaire continues Tiffany Creek

2018-01-18 Thread Rob Bate
It came in ahead of a bluebird group at 9:20 AM and fed on the bittersweet berries on the NE edge of the field. The bluebirds hung around for a bit perching nicely on goldenrod stalks but I couldn’t find the TS again. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Baisley Pond Ross' Goose

2018-01-11 Thread Rob Bate
The Ross' Goose was foraging with about 300 Canadas and Brants on the ballfields just south of Baisley Pond. The fields are part of the BP Park and I guess the roost on the water and ice on the pond and forage on the fields during the day. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Glaucous Gull JBWR-EP

2018-01-28 Thread Rob Bate
On the south end. East Pond at Jamaica. Bay WR. In the fog. A young Glaucous Gull r eating alone othe ice Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] BHGU PP BKLYN

2018-02-08 Thread Rob Bate
The first winter Black-headed Gull continues on Prospect Park Lake. It is sleeping just west of the main flock of gulls now, 11:30. -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Red neck grebes timber point

2018-02-11 Thread Rob Bate
2, maybe 3 Red Necked Grebes continue at the Marina at Timber Point bear Hechsher SP. they were in the police marina Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn - Summer Tanager Blue Grosbeak

2018-04-20 Thread Rob Bate
with the charismatic birds there have been dozens of Yellow-rumps and Palms as well as a few Pines. An Indigo Bunting is also in the area. I can't imagine they've left overnight. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Prospect park arrivals

2018-03-30 Thread Rob Bate
In the Ravine now, tons of GCKinglets and a Louisiana Waterthrush! Also new Pine Warblers along Lullwater. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] PUGA and Nelson’s Sparrow.

2018-10-22 Thread Rob Bate
Both around the war memorial in the water vegetation. Sorry no Bittern today. Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Gallinule and bittern

2018-10-21 Thread Rob Bate
The Purple Gallinule has been refound behind the war memorial in Prospect Park. As an added bonus there is an American Bittern sunning itself on the north side of Music Island nearby. Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] PUGA Prospect Park

2018-10-20 Thread Rob Bate
Juvenile Purple Gallinule continues behind the war memorial next to the skating rinks. Now is deep in pickerel weeds at shoreline. Look for the birders. Q train is down for the weekend shuttle running to Prospect Park stop. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http

[nysbirds-l] Virginia Rail Prospect Park

2018-09-19 Thread Rob Bate
There is a VR by the tennis house in Prospect Park. This is the maintainance building now. This is close to Prospect Park West and 9th st. F train nearby. Virginia Rail working edge of building now by west Picnic tables. -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Razorbills Breezy Point Queens

2019-01-06 Thread Rob Bate
30+ Razorbills, possibly 2 Thick-billed Murres at Breezy Point Beach out from parking lot. Feeding frenzy tons of gannets and lions some scoters etc. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Lions at Breezy Point

2019-01-06 Thread Rob Bate
a scorer sweep. 20 Common Eider by the jetty. Rob Bate -- 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] Thick-billed Murre - Shinnecock yes

2019-01-16 Thread Rob Bate
Thick-billed Murre was seen just inside inlet. Also seen 24+ Razorbills. 3 Red-necked Grebes. Snow Buntings. Thick-billed Murre was bird #400 in NYS for Rich Fried - congratulations!! Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Cape May Union Square Park

2018-12-17 Thread Rob Bate
There are three warblers in NYC’s Union Square Park. Cape May, Ovenbird and Common Yellowthroat. Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Redpoll & Pine Warbler GWC. Bklyn

2019-03-15 Thread Rob Bate
At the intersection of Union and Southwood in Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn. Redpoll is mixed in with flock of 30+ goldfinches. Pine warbler came through and has been seen elsewhere in GWC as well Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Prothonotary Warbler Prospect Park

2019-04-17 Thread Rob Bate
The Prothonotary Warbler continues today, mostly in and around the area surrounding the bow bridge below the Audubon Center/ Boathouse along the Lullwater. Louisiana Waterthrush just above Binnen Bridge just upstream from Boathouse. Rob -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Cerulean Prospect Park

2019-05-01 Thread Rob Bate
Cerulean and Yellow-throated Warblers behind Upper and Lower Pools in Prospect Park Brooklyn moving with a flock. Rob Bate -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Prothonotary continues

2019-04-19 Thread Rob Bate
Now being seen on the Lower Lullwater below the Terrace bridge downstream from previous location near the Audubon Center. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http

[nysbirds-l] Bobolink et al Prospect Park

2019-05-04 Thread Rob Bate
!! Prothonotary Warbler in same area between there and. Peninsula Point moving around. Hooded Warbler continues on hillside above Wellhouse. Rob Bate Brooklyn -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http