[nysbirds-l] PFGO and also Hempstead lake

2016-11-06 Thread kevin rogers
Hi everybody, Went back to Hendrickson today,couldn't help but revisit the pfgo. It was swimming in proximity to where it seems to like to hang out by the tennis courts. After about 10 minutes it hopped up out of the water and fed giving some good looks. What a great bird!! A red tailed hawk

[nysbirds-l] Mystery flycatcher Jones beach coast guard

2017-01-01 Thread kevin rogers
Got a quick glimpse in my binoculars of a bird I can only explain as a flycatcher type of bird but very yellow with a yellow belly. It leaped lower down as I tried to get a photo and i wasnt able to get a shot. I stuck around a good while,but never did see it again. Bird was visible from the

[nysbirds-l] Nickerson Beach Terns

2017-06-04 Thread kevin rogers
After talking shop about migrating Terns with Michael Farina at Oceanside Marine Nature Center recently, A concentrated effort to check out Nickerson looking for all the Terns I have yet to see, Roseate,Gull-billed, Arctic and Sandwich has been in effect. Upon arriving a few days ago I had a

[nysbirds-l] Scarlet tanager still present at lido preserve

2017-05-07 Thread kevin rogers
HI all, Not too shy of a bird, and giving good looks, same path as yesterday, which any one who saw the lido Prothonotary will be familiar with. Today was hanging out close to entrance of said path,over by the terrapin nesting enclosure. Kind regards -Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Western kingbird at jones now

2017-09-10 Thread kevin rogers
Near entrance to coast guard station,about 50 yards down towards wrst end 2 lot.. in dunes ...refound by Sue-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Nighthawk at jones beach dunes...

2017-09-10 Thread kevin rogers
Park at west end 2...walk into dunes using the "following activities prohibited sign" by exit of lot...walk thru dunes and look for the shaggy dead tree that is close to the road/entrance to coast guard...its there in plain site...middle of tree height..ill try to stick around to help...-kev

[nysbirds-l] 3 royal terns,short beach on sandbar

2017-08-31 Thread kevin rogers
Hi all! 3 royal terns,short beach at jones beach west end 2 on sandbar park by coast guard parking lot and walk towards far end of boardwalk away from the coast guard building to find the sandbar! Kind regards-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] White pelican at west end 2,pt lookout inlet

2017-11-11 Thread kevin rogers
Looked at my guide, dark wing tips on white bird mstch this bird...looking good for white Pelican! Bird had soared west basically from the second I saw it, but I got one pic good enough for a I'D ...trying to refind..no luck yet...-kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Roseate Tern Nickerson Beach

2018-05-29 Thread kevin rogers
Hi everybody there's at least one Roseate Tern hanging around at Nickerson by the East tern Colony right now 6:03 pm-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied whistling ducks- YES Nissequogue River State Park..

2018-06-23 Thread kevin rogers
Seen from just to the right of blind sitting on other side of the river...both sleeping and resting...reporting this at 5:08 PM-kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Common mergs,redhead,cackling grant pond hewlett

2018-01-25 Thread kevin rogers
Im looking right now at 4 female common mergensers, incl.one sitting on the ice,one redhead, one cackling goose that's kinda weird and dark with a interesting white patch on it's head,and another more typical cackling goose. 40% of pond still all ice, this is @ grant park in Hewlett, Nassau

[nysbirds-l] King Eider male point lookout -yes

2018-01-16 Thread kevin rogers
King Eider is by the tip of the second to last Western Jetty just as specified by Colleen this a.m...showing well!! -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed gull,Jones beach coast guard -yes

2018-12-20 Thread kevin rogers
Didn't see it on the SandBar by coast guard so walked East on the sand towards the bridge and found it actively feeding just off the shore fraternizing with the red-breasted mergansers. Good looks right now 1:45 pm -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Female Barrows Goldeneye oceanside MNSA

2018-12-04 Thread kevin rogers
Looking at what I believe is a female barrows goldeneye feeding with a small group of female bufflehead ducks in the bay by the osprey nest. Feel free to 2x check my ID here:  https://www.instagram.com/p/Bq-o6OLB0Vi/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet=1jo1evmuwo5le 3:25 PM...showing well about 40 yards

[nysbirds-l] Sandhill crane short beach west end 2 Jones beach

2018-12-09 Thread kevin rogers
 Sunday Looked up and noticed a sandhill crane flying over short Beach and coming down low near the median trying to see if it landed... 3:26 p.m. Sunday.. photos obtained-kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Sandhill crane short beach west end 2 Jones beach

2018-12-09 Thread kevin rogers
Lost sight of bird walking from short beach to the median as it lowered altitude and looked to be coming in for a landing...photo here ..  https://www.instagram.com/p/BrLiOpNl-q_/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet=f9uu0v4epnno -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Female Barrows Goldeneye oceanside MNSA-retraction

2018-12-05 Thread kevin rogers
This bird is now believed to be a Common Goldeneye, with a uncommonly light brown bill, due to the size of the bill. I apologize for any inconveniences!! Kind regards-Kev  -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] 10 common mergansers grant park pond Nassau county

2019-03-07 Thread kevin rogers
Strangely there are no geese or mallards here, but one ruddy duck, a gadwall or two, 1 male ring-necked duck, and one male greater scaup to with about 10 common mergansers, at least two are males. Kind Regards-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] White-faced Ibis Hecksher Park -yes

2019-05-16 Thread kevin rogers
Present at 5:13pm with flick of about 30 glossies, field 6 by picnic area puddle-kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES:

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Phalorope-nickerson beach-yes

2019-05-25 Thread kevin rogers
Thank you Bob!! Your Wilson's Phalorope is still present and continuing in the west puddle on the beach at 4:47pm, was a bit tough to pick up but then came out of the taller grass in the pond and showed well. It seems 4pm is the cutoff for being charged to enter Nickerson -kev -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Pacific Loon -robert moses field 2, SUFFOLK county-yes

2019-05-30 Thread kevin rogers
Pardon my mistake I accidentally wrote Nassau County when indeed the Pacific Loon is in Suffolk County. Many thank you's to the finder of this bird!! It was so great to see!!-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Oceanside MNSA, Nassau County 10 Black-bellied Whistling Ducks

2019-05-31 Thread kevin rogers
Hi All! Right as I was walking the trail back to leave mmsa at closing time I saw a flock of black bellied whistling ducks land just behind and to the left of the the osprey nest. I imagine the birds were at the golf course and something must have spooked them and they all flew into the Marine

[nysbirds-l] Pacific Loon -robert moses field 2,Nassau county-yes

2019-05-30 Thread kevin rogers
The Pacific Loon continues right in front of the lifeguard chair that is in front if the main building at field 2, swimming w 2 Common Loons, it is about 100 yards out, so bring a scope if u can! -Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Wilson's Phalarope, Nickerson Beach, Nassau county -yes

2019-06-05 Thread kevin rogers
Wilson's Phalarope continues in the west colony beach puddle...2 roseate terns around there too, Piping Plovers have two or three chicks with them in this area too! 5:25 PM-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Arctic Tern, Nickerson beach, Nassau County -yes

2019-06-06 Thread kevin rogers
Hi All! The Arctic Tern was just loafing with a few dozen common Terns and one or two roseate terns on the western colony side. Someone from conservation just checked a plover nest and the flock just flushed but seems to be returning. No Wilson's phalarope or black terns present at this time!

[nysbirds-l] Black- bellied whistling ducks, nickerson beach -yes

2019-06-14 Thread kevin rogers
At 5:35pm friday the 10 black bellied whistling ducks continue feeding and right now mostly resting in the grass, they are north of the parking lot maybe 100 yards from the parking fee booths-kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Gull-billed Tern- lido preserve ,nassau county

2019-06-24 Thread kevin rogers
There are at least two Gull-billed Terns that are giving great looks actively looking for food and resting in the puddles at the lido preserve passive nature center area. I've been spoiled by great looks by them the last 3 times I've been here, usually from around 2pm in the few hours I'll bird

[nysbirds-l] Gull-billed and Roseate Terns, Nickerson beach 6:54pm

2019-06-25 Thread kevin rogers
Watching two Gull Billed Terns sitting together with a Roseate Tern nearby, I lost track but there had been two Roseate that I think we're second and third birds moments ago. All this on the west Colony puddle at Nickerson Beach.-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied Whistling Ducks, nickerson beach, nassau county-yes

2019-06-12 Thread kevin rogers
Popped in as we noticed them while driving by. Group of 10 was feeding ,then began resting low in grass north of the parking lot. Still there as of 5:27 as I hit send on this email! -Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied whistling ducks, nickerson beach,nassau county -yes

2019-06-13 Thread kevin rogers
They went from a puddle near the parking fee booths, to a spot a little west, and then the flock picked up and whistled to the northwest corner of the grass field...just a bit west from where the black necked stilt spot was. 10 birds, present at 6:09pm as I hit send on this email-Kev --

[nysbirds-l] Stilt Sandpiper, Nickerson Beach, Nassau county-yes

2019-06-20 Thread kevin rogers
As of 4:43 PM Tim Healy's Stilt Sandpiper is very content feeding in the west colony puddle, the big puddle, not the little marshy one west and north of it. The Black-bellied whistling ducks continue as well..they were in the parking lot puddle pond when I drove in a few minutes ago before

[nysbirds-l] Black-bellied whistling ducks -cow meadow-yes

2019-05-21 Thread kevin rogers
3:59PM still present sleeping in the grass ,please take the long way around the pond as to not disturb,  once you follow trail around the bend, they are visible on the grass, not visible from the water/pond. -kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Rose-breasted Grosbeak Hecksher Park

2019-04-27 Thread kevin rogers
Walking into to the mens room at field six at hecksher I accidentally flushed a drab male Rose-breasted Grosbeak...that's the only flushing I've done as I never got into the bathroom as this bird is giving some great looks..it likes the fence around the bathroom building! -Kev -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Bobolinks at Caumsett State Park

2019-08-12 Thread kevin rogers
Taking the walkway up to the fisherman's path not far from the main parking lot at Caumsett State Park four Bobolinks of female type and possible hatch year males were seen in the bushy fields. Not far from the white buildings by the bathrooms, but along the other side of that building as you

[nysbirds-l] Mecox bay- avocet-yes

2019-08-26 Thread kevin rogers
We're sitting by the avocet as it actively feeds...7:03 pm... west side of the bay on the west side!!  -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Dickcissel and Lark Sparrow Robert moses field 2- yes

2019-08-29 Thread kevin rogers
Both birds showed well, even together in the same photo frame at times, however if your on your way now those two birds and the flock they are associated with moved east to the volleyball courts and then north and I lost them around 3:30pm. Finding a sparrow flock of at least ten sparrows with

[nysbirds-l] Immature black tern, Jones beach coast guard

2019-09-16 Thread kevin rogers
Immature black tern, Jones beach coast guard on the sand spit sitting with other young terns. 6:06 PM-kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] 2 western kingbirds , Jones beach west end 2-yes

2019-11-02 Thread kevin rogers
 Hi All, I really rushed that last post due to the fading light and hoping some people that were nearby would be helped by it, it doesnt help somehow I wrote 'west end 3' accidentally...my apologizes..west end 2 is the place to look. Also many thanks to all involved who first spotted and

[nysbirds-l] 2 western kingbirds , Jones beach west end 3-yes

2019-11-02 Thread kevin rogers
For anyone around the 2 western kingbirds can be found by walking the median towards the turnaround,  making a left where you can see a path that looks like car tire tracks, about 50% down that path and look east and there is a tall bare tree with robins and the kingbirds are sitting in it.

[nysbirds-l] Golden-crowned Sparrow, Suffolk County-yes

2019-11-17 Thread kevin rogers
As of 2:15 PM the golden-crowned sparrow is showing well and spoiling everyone with great looks. It tends to hang out at the base of the feeder, sometimes perching in the vegetation, and sometimes stays in cover for a little while, but mostly it has been out and about! -Kev -- NYSbirds-L List

[nysbirds-l] Eastern Meadowlarks oceanside marine nature study area, nassau county

2019-11-07 Thread kevin rogers
There are at least 2 Eastern Meadowlarks taking short flights and hiding in the grass by the golf course side of the trail about 50 yards from the osprey nest! Poor flight photos and a half decent ground pic taken-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Vesper sparrow, Jones beach coast guard, nassua county

2019-10-25 Thread kevin rogers
Hi all,Just had a Vesper Sparrow not far from the coast guard station...walk past the bathrooms on the bike path past the sand spit..(4 marbled godwits are sleeping there) past Short Beach and take the asphalt bike road that goes north towards the median and it is fraternizing with song

[nysbirds-l] Vesper sparrow, Jones beach coast guard, nassua county-yes

2019-10-26 Thread kevin rogers
Vesper sparrow continues in the same spot as yesterday,  the bike path east of short beach has a turn that goes north about 100 yards or so after the coast guard sand spit... when you make the turn proceed slowly and the Vesper tends to feed on the right side of the path , if a cyclist goes by

[nysbirds-l] 2 Vesper sparrows, Jones beach coast guard, nassua county

2019-10-26 Thread kevin rogers
Now there is two feeding together in spot described in last post! -Kev -- 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] Clay-colored sparrow - lido preserve passive nature area-nassau county

2019-09-25 Thread kevin rogers
A clay colored sparrow is showing well at lido passive preserve...by the bench near the wetland trail path and sign. It pops out of the low underbrush and poses! Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Red-necked Grebe, oceanside mnsa, Nassau County-yes

2020-02-14 Thread kevin rogers
Hi all!  The Red-necked Gebe originally spotted by Sy Sciff a few weeks ago is again hanging out behind the osprey nest, out in the bay. Kind Regards-Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gull- Jones beach coast guard- nassau county -yes

2020-01-10 Thread kevin rogers
Hi all, I've walked down to almost the bridge after not seeing the black headed gull on the spit ..there wasn't a ton of goals but one of them happens to be the Black Headed Gull which is feeding where the water meets the shore and flying about 30 to 50 yards at a time getting closer to the

[nysbirds-l] Black-headed Gull- Jones beach coast guard- nassau county -yes -update

2020-01-10 Thread kevin rogers
The black headed gull is feeding at the tip of the sand spit at short beach visible from boat basin at coast guard station now..3:49pm -Kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Common Goldeneye- grant pond, lynbrook- nassau county

2019-12-26 Thread kevin rogers
Hi Everybody!  A female type Common Goldeneye is with the more expected regulars in the open water on grant pond. Most of the pond is frozen but the open part is full of geese and a few species of ducks, including this common goldeneye! Kind Regards-kev -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Common Goldeneye-grant pond, lynbrook, nassau county

2020-01-06 Thread kevin rogers
Hi All!  I had reported possibly the same female last week, but upon scanning the left side of the pond there she is again! Wanted to get the word out in case anyone is in the area! Kind Regards-Kev  -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] 3 King Eiders, point lookout, Nassau county

2021-04-06 Thread kevin rogers
Hi all! The two sub adult male and one sub adult female King Eiders continue at point lookout. If you use the parking lot entrance on west side of lot and check the flocks at the nearby jettys, esp the last two western jettys, they can be found mixed in with the moderate sized Common Eider

[nysbirds-l] Queen Eider, Point Lookout, nassau county

2021-04-02 Thread kevin rogers
Hi all, A female King Eider, sub adult is mixed in with a flock of common eiders and long tailed ducks near the jetty if you enter in by the memorial...3 jettys west of the inlet. Harlequins were perched on rocks the next jetty to the east of this one...good luck if you go! Kind Regards-Kev --

[nysbirds-l] King Eider juvenile male, point lookout, nassau county

2021-04-03 Thread kevin rogers
Hi All! Same spot as yesterday's female sub adult there is now a male sub adult king eider. Park at memorial, and it's the jetty just to your left when you come out on the beach off the wooden ramp. brown bird up top, white underneath, yellow/orange bill. Good luck if you go! Kind Regards-Kev