[nysbirds-l] Historical sighting for Brooklyn (Kings County)

2009-12-21 Thread prosbird
Some belated yet historical news for Brooklyn's natural history Paul Sweet, Collections manager for the Division of Vertebrate Zoology - Ornithology of the American Museum of Natural History alerted me a few weeks ago of a small owl that was spotted roosting inside a backyard dense

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn CBC certified numbers/regional breakdown ;LA Times coverage

2009-12-26 Thread ProsBird
Birders: The final species numbers breakdown by region for the Dec 19th Brooklyn CBC plus a news coverage of the Prospect Park south team and the count dinner by the Los Angeles Times is available thru my blog Prospect Park Sightings for easy duo access.

Re: [nysbirds-l] [Mearnsbirdclub] Re: [MidHudsonBirds] SGNWR - Ulster County

2010-01-18 Thread prosbird
Irene, I presume Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge is now under the jurisdiction of the Walkill River National Refuge office (for dist 9) or US Fish and Wildlife Service. The website addresses are as follows with contact info for enforcement. Peter BBC (Kings)

[nysbirds-l] grasslands enforcement owl protection

2010-01-18 Thread prosbird
I presume Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge is now under the jurisdiction of the Walkill River National Refuge office (for dist 9) or US Fish and Wildlife Service. The website addresses ,respectively are as follows with contact info for enforcement. Peter BBC (Kings)

Re: [nysbirds-l] Brooklyn LBBG and thoughts on the Common Gull

2010-02-05 Thread ProsBird
Three of the aforementioned Ring billed gulls on Prospect Lake-- all with reddish pink round wing tags-- was reported to Patuxent Bird lab.I only received a reply on two of the three birds. It appears that perhaps all were from the region west of Boston. Here's what I had Two of the

[nysbirds-l] request from Italian Magazine for photos of JBWR

2010-02-16 Thread ProsBird
I received this request through the Brooklyn Bird Club website from Italy for photographs of Jamaica Bay Refuge. Please read the following text and if you can comply, reply offline .Thanks The email address is laura.bo...@rizzolipublishing.it Peter BBC PS.. I looked up the magazine name

[nysbirds-l] Floyd Bennett grasslands in jeopardy if Brookyln Borough President Markowitz has his way

2010-09-24 Thread prosbird
Dear Birders of Brooklyn,NYC and NYS: I am bringing you this critical issue to your attention over Brooklyn's Floyd Bennett Fields grasslands ( formerly an decommissioned airport) now threatened by potential development discussions ( info also based from the recent Blue Ribbon Panel

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: Comments submitted to Floyd Bennett Blue Ribbon Panel

2010-12-28 Thread ProsBird
-- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://www.mail-archive.com/nysbirds-l@cornell.edu/maillist.html 2) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/NYSB.html 3)

[nysbirds-l] Four Sparrow Marsh preserve under habitat loss threat (Kings County) Brooklyn

2011-01-07 Thread ProsBird
_http://tinyurl.com/34lea83_ (http://tinyurl.com/34lea83) The above link is a local news item reporting on the Economic Development Corporation's (EDC) intent to build a mall or allow expansion of the current Toy R Us retail just south of Kings Plaza, which will impact the Four Sparrow

[nysbirds-l] Trapped Cooper's hawk in Library of Congress

2011-01-26 Thread ProsBird
A story unfolded of a female Copper's Hawk trapped high inside the Library of Congress since Wednesday. NBC Nightly news reported the hawk was captured after it was baited by two Starlings bought in by a Virginia Bird Conservancy Checkout the NBC report

[nysbirds-l] 4 Sparrow Marsh rescheduled meeting this Thursday Feb 3rd (Kings County)

2011-01-30 Thread ProsBird
_http://awalkintheparknyc.blogspot.com/2011/01/four-sparrow-marsh-public-mee ting.html_ (http://awalkintheparknyc.blogspot.com/2011/01/four-sparrow-marsh-public-meeting.html) from the link above, see info on the threatened 4 Sparrow Marsh ( south Brooklyn by Floyd Bennett ) habitat loss

[nysbirds-l] Potential future detrimental impacts to Jamaica Bay watershed

2011-02-19 Thread ProsBird
Dear birders and activists: As president and primary conservationist watcher of the Brooklyn Bird Club , two pressing issues have come forth regarding the habitats and the watershed network of Jamaica Bay ( which 4 Sparrow's Mill Basin inlet is part of and which the JB watershed

[nysbirds-l] GBBC at Floyd Bennett 2/18 Kings County

2011-02-19 Thread ProsBird
Looking to get out somewhere on my off day, Mary E and I went to Floyd Bennett Field on an casual winter walk and for some Great Backyard Count fun in its first day, we noted among our observations : 3 early KILLDEER along with a flock of 46 HORNED LARKS on the Cricket Field adjacent to

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Bird Club Eve program this Thursday 4/7 6:30 pm

2011-04-05 Thread ProsBird
Fyidirections to Prospect Park Litchfield Villa : _http://www.brooklynbirdclub.org/meetings.htm_ (http://www.brooklynbirdclub.org/meetings.htm) Thursday, April 7, 6:30 P.M. eBird: Where Birding, Science and Conservation Meet with Chris Wood You’ve probably been hearing a lot

[nysbirds-l] Subject: Note recd from American Bird Conservancy

2011-06-06 Thread ProsBird
_http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5400/t/2205/p/dia/action/public/index_ (http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5400/t/2205/p/dia/action/public/index) The following email alert from ABC Birds regarding the US House of Reps debating proposed de-funding the Bird Conservation Programs

[nysbirds-l] Coney Island Gray Hooded Gull 8/1

2011-08-01 Thread ProsBird
The Brooklyn gull celebrity was present this early afternoon , first seen on the roof of the restroom pavilion in front of the boardwalk Nathan's, before it flew down to the beach area adjoining the boardwalk , between the pavilion and the artificial palm tree spray rig. This is near the

[nysbirds-l] Auk Periodicals

2011-11-29 Thread ProsBird
I have been told by a friend -Paul Otto--who is a librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library (Kings County) that the total collection of AUK periodicals will be discarded by that Central library. If anyone wishes to save the collection , contact Paul. See Paul's email note to me Peter D

[nysbirds-l] Dec 17th Kings County ( Brooklyn ) CBC preliminary results

2011-12-18 Thread ProsBird
The preliminary results -subject to count week and numbers edition review-- for Brooklyn 12/17 Kings County Christmas Bird Census is as follows: 132 species were recorded, our second highest species total ever , tying the 1997 Kings County CBC with this year's three historical first time

[nysbirds-l] Correction on Kings County CBC's phalarope species

2011-12-18 Thread ProsBird
Apologies : The correct phalarope species for 12/17 Kings was RED PHALAROPE , Not Red-necked. Peter -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] Correction on Kings County CBC's phalarope species

2011-12-18 Thread ProsBird
Apologies : The correct phalarope species for 12/17 Kings was RED PHALAROPE , Not Red-necked. Peter -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] City University NY film maker request

2012-01-12 Thread prosbird
: Craig Thompson cr...@cuny.tv To: pdorosh pdor...@prospectpark.org; prosbird prosb...@aol.com Sent: Wed, Jan 11, 2012 4:06 pm Subject: Media Request: CUNY TV Hi Peter - I was given your contact info by someone at Prospect Park. I am riting from CUNY TV, the non-profit broadcasting arm of the City

[nysbirds-l] Fighter Kite string (manja) found in Floyd Bennett (Kings County)

2012-01-30 Thread ProsBird
Birders, A blight has developed with a popular kite war game, originated from southern Asia (banned in Pakistan) , carried over to here to the wide open spaces of Floyd Bennett Field. The harmful string used to fly the kites, called manja, is a very strong high tensile usually red ( or

[nysbirds-l] Corporate takeover of Kings County Floyd Bennett Field sections??

2012-02-07 Thread ProsBird
If having Aviator Sports is bad enough, look what the door open to Getting wide now with all that open grassland space looking grand for corporate rental leasing of a park land Never ends... I am sending you the latest ridiculous idea concerning Floyd Bennett Field and its under

[nysbirds-l] protect birds at wind farms, from the American Bird Conservancy

2012-02-09 Thread ProsBird
A worthy cause and a growing problem, especially when it comes to raptor flights..Peter BBC.See the below link. _http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5400/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=95 10_ (http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5400/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=9510) -- NYSbirds-L

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Bird Club Thursday May 10th eve program

2012-05-04 Thread ProsBird
Next Thursday , May 10th , Guatemalan resident ,photographer, and conservationist Rob Cahill will present an highly anticipated program of Guatemala Birds of the Cloud Forest . The 630 evening program CLOUD FOREST as IBA: Guatemala's Central Highlands takes place at Prospect Park

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Bird CLub members night

2012-06-07 Thread ProsBird
Next Thursday June 14th is Members Night where a few members will present their best photographs from trips past . A great way to plan vacation ideas. For more on this Brooklyn Bird Club evening program at Prospect Park's Litchfield Villa, go to the link attached

[nysbirds-l] JBWR Water levels

2012-07-02 Thread ProsBird
The head interim superintendent ranger as far as I know is below: Canzanelli, Linda Email Screen Name: _linda_canzanelli@nps.gov_ (mailto:linda_canzane...@nps.gov) Phone Work: (718) 354-4665 -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] Barnacle Goose latest Prospect Lake (Kings)

2012-10-24 Thread ProsBird
A text from Dennis Hrehowsik 521 pm reports the Barnacle Goose still present along the west shore of Prospect Lake. One should have a good chance seeing this bird anywhere in the western sector of the lake, hanging out with the Canada Goose flock Thanks to Janet Zinn, here are

[nysbirds-l] KIngs CountyChristmas Count December 15th

2012-11-30 Thread prosbird
Kings County (Brooklyn) Christmas Count takes place December 15th. If you are interested in participating, please refer to the Brooklyn Bird Club details below from the trips page. www.brooklynbirdclub.org Saturday, December 15th, 113th Christmas Bird Census

[nysbirds-l] 2012 Kings County Xmas CBC full list

2012-12-16 Thread prosbird
The following Kings CBC 2012 list is the master list of 134 species seen on the Kings County Xmas count. For brevity the locations for IRR or Rare are not disclosed. Note IRR means Irregular , species seen less 8x the past 10 years (or seen 4-7 x the last decade) ; Rare is 3 or less the same

[nysbirds-l] 12/ 19 Prospect Park YBChat; photo CBC correction

2012-12-19 Thread prosbird
Rob Jett reports the elusive YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT in Prospect Park ( Kings County) on the Terrace Bridge, by the shipping containers; this bird , though sought for 12/15 was a miss on the prospect cbc despite it being present for a few weeks prior in that general area. Despite the miss,

[nysbirds-l] Jones Beach birding Jan 13th, Nassau County

2013-01-13 Thread prosbird
A lucky day on the 13th with dense fog becoming intermittent as the morning progressed and finally clearing up in mid afternoon , revealing our best sighting of the day. The morning's early dense fog impacted our birding , forcing our attention towards land birds, which right off the start

[nysbirds-l] VARIED THRUSH in Prospect Park ( Kings)

2013-03-08 Thread prosbird
VARIED THRUSH (VATH ) confirmed per Keir Randall. Spot at yew tree north stairs Nethermead Bridge.I also saw the bird shortly afterward Go to the north path that leads to stairs on the north side of the Nethermead Three Arches Bridge , where the path curves, behind the fence in brush, near

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park ( Kings), VARIED THRUSH returns 3/13

2013-03-13 Thread prosbird
Rafael Campos found the VARIED THRUSH at the Ambergill Pool, in the Ravine. Later, about 30 minutes, I ventured over there and found the celebre thrush on a dead log next to a boulder hidden by fallen dead tree brush, along the back shore of the Ambergill Pool. This is the pool where birders

[nysbirds-l] Varied Thrush Prospect park

2013-03-16 Thread prosbird
Currently seen ambergill pool ravine back shore fallen timbers Peter bbc -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] 3/16 Prospect Park , Greenwood Cemetry ( Kings County)

2013-03-16 Thread prosbird
A follow up on today's birds, particularly the VARIED THRUSH. The Ambergill Pool, in Prospect Park's wooded Ravine section, continues to be the most reliable spot for this extralimital thrush despite seen early morning on the original spot Nethermead Bridge back slope ( 930 am). A group of

[nysbirds-l] latest VARIED THRUSH Prospect Park 3/20 (Kings)

2013-03-20 Thread prosbird
Latest VARIED THRUSH 3/20 early eve Tonight, upon a request from some birders who were on my impromptu Sunday walk wanted to see the bird after their miss then, I refound the VARIED THRUSH (VATH) . After looking along the southern slope of Quaker Ridge from the bridle trail from 530-600 PM,

[nysbirds-l] latest Varied Thrush (VATH) Prospect Park (kings)

2013-03-22 Thread prosbird
The latest reports based on frequency is that this bird favors the southern slope of Quaker Ridge between the Quaker Cemetery and the Falkill Falls sloped path with rare excursions towards the Nethermead Bridge However , the bird is not easy to see or spot as its been working the middle to

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park (kings) 3/31

2013-03-31 Thread prosbird
After a week or so absence from this spot, the VARIED THRUSH showed up at the Ambergill Pool /Creek area. Several observers saw the bird reported near the Esdale Bridge at one point. Also with the thrush a RUSTY BLACKBIRD. Observers Rafael Campos, Marisa Wohl, Rob Bate, Chris Holden who

[nysbirds-l] prospect park kings

2013-04-25 Thread prosbird
Evening grosbeak behind south lullwater Rustic arbor, lawrences warbler reported earlier in vale cashmere peter bbc -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Google Map Says Phoebe Prospect Park (kings ) Peninsula sumacs

2013-04-27 Thread prosbird
http://tinyurl.com/SAPHProspect try this link Peter BBC -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Kings County twitter

2013-05-06 Thread prosbird
Following up on NYC Central Park's twitter post, Brooklyn Birders have one Twitter feed I set up over a year ago in which birders can be kept apprised of rarities here in Kings County and I follow over 11 birders. Simply go to this link to my twitter account that I must accept subscribers to

[nysbirds-l] Mulch on trails

2013-05-06 Thread prosbird
Steve, as we do at my job for Prospect Park Natural Resources, we do the same thing: add mulch to trails. The purpose is to reduce foot and bike compaction, add fertilizer from organic breakdown into the soil to help the surrounding flora High human traffic is much responsible for the

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park (Kings) May 30th

2013-05-30 Thread prosbird
MOURNING WARBLER was reported this morn 715 am in the Vale of Cashmere southeast slope, near the water fountain.This bird first came in yesterday , on Lookout Hill , then making way to the north end of the park. Also reported Acadian Flycatcher on Breeze Hill. for more details and maps ,

[nysbirds-l] prospect park May 30

2013-05-31 Thread prosbird
Prospect park : Mourning Warbler, male, north Midwood where paths converge,per EdCrowne -- 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 (kings) June 1st

2013-06-01 Thread prosbird
Mourning Warbler continues, singing by Lookout Hill's Maryland Monument, on the middle path between the switchback trail and the Wellhouse.Heard by Ed Crowne around 630 am. Peter BBC -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME

[nysbirds-l] 4 Sparrow marsh

2013-06-21 Thread prosbird
This appeared in the NY Daily News. As many NYC birders already know , this has been a fight to preserve this habitat the past decade when I presided back then over the Bklyn Bird Club. Apparently the NY Economic Development Corporation finally did what it want to do stealthily selling the

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Bird Club evening program Sept 26th

2013-09-24 Thread prosbird
This coming Thursday evening , presenter Rhys Marsh talks about bird life in Antarctica and Patagonia for the BBC. the program starts at 630 PM, at the Litchfield Villa inside Prospect Park's (Kings County) entrance at 5th Street. Here's the link for more info, directions and future talks.

[nysbirds-l] This Thursday's BBC eve program (Kings)

2013-10-11 Thread prosbird
Please note next Thursday October 17th topic Paul Rosolie on the Amazon http://www.brooklynbirdclub.org/meetings.htm Peter BBC -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] WETA reported in Prospect Park, Brooklyn (Kings)

2013-11-20 Thread prosbird
Western tanager reported this morning by a visiting NYC birder, late email to me tonight.(and slow desktop computer crashed) see my blog http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2013/11/fwd-possible-western-tanager-today-in.html Peter BBC -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Kings County (Brooklyn) CBC PRELIMINARY results December 14th

2013-12-15 Thread prosbird
To the birding community: Below are the results for Kings County Christmas Birding Count Circle. In the lowest count since 1981, with inclement snowy weather a factor among other things, 110 species were recorded. Reflecting the historic irruption of Snowy Owl this winter, it showed with a

[nysbirds-l] Walkill NWR/Black Dirt Region, Orange County

2014-01-31 Thread prosbird
Excellent success today in this winter enriched region for target birds, a trip for me and Mary Eyster intended to see Rough legged Hawks and Short eared Owls. At our first stop, Skinners Lane north of Pine Island hamlet, a Dark morphed ROUGH LEGGED HAWK. Second stop Indiana Road, we saw

[nysbirds-l] BBC Thurs eve program canceled

2014-02-13 Thread prosbird
Due to northeastern storm , tonight's program is CANCELED Peter BBC http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2014/02/bbc-evening-program.html -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] PROSPECT PARK LAKE EURASIAN WIGEON (Kings)

2014-02-14 Thread prosbird
Friday, February 14, 2014 EURASIAN WIGEON Prospect Lake During my quick GBBC ,after work, i trudged down to the lakeshore along the Peninsula Meadow. Noting a different duck that had me quite intrigued, i got closer ,by ladder 18.It turns out,resting on the ice edge,being a drake EURASIAN

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park (Kings ) April 14th

2014-04-14 Thread prosbird
The second southern US species ( not native to these parts ) appeared on the current southern warm flow, a SWALLOW TAILED KITE that flew over the Lullwater at 9 am , observed by Jennifer Plummer Kepler, who took a photo of the species. A beautiful bird , very diagnostic and a perfect gliding

[nysbirds-l] Brooklyn CBC

2014-10-28 Thread prosbird
Kings County Christmas Bird Count is on December 20th Peter BBC -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1)

[nysbirds-l] Cassins kingbird kings county ny

2014-11-23 Thread prosbird
i received a 7:21 am twitter tweet from Mike Yuan that the Cassins is back at yesterdays spot community garden in Floyd Bennett field.nearest gate is the flatbush ave gate then next left then behind the guard rail next left is the garden peter bbc -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] KINGS County Dec 20th CBC prelim results

2014-12-21 Thread prosbird
Dear NYC RBA and birding community The species total was 123 species. For space brevity to this post click on my blog link http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2014/12/fwd-2014-count-results-kings-county-cbc.html Thanks to all our participants, Rick Cech our compiler assisted by Paul Keim,

[nysbirds-l] prospect park Kings county

2015-04-19 Thread prosbird
Rare warblers reported at 10:20 Prothonotary on the Peninsula cove, Yellow throated south of the Audubon boathouse center. Pending more details Peter Brooklyn Bird club -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] kings county FRANKLIN GULL

2015-05-25 Thread prosbird
15040 kings county franklin gull Reply to this message... See more posts from boidmaster Reply Delete boidmaster Today at 11:53 AM dennis hrehowsik just tweeted that FRANKLIN GULL was seen at water off of Kingsborough College ( sheepshead bay area) seen from Plumb beach i presumed..

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: prospect park megararity this eve (Kings)

2015-10-11 Thread prosbird
-Original Message- From: prosb...@aol.com To: ebirdsnyc Sent: Sun, Oct 11, 2015 3:18 pm Subject: prospect park megararity this eve (Kings) Klemens Gasser spotted and photographed an adult WHITE IBIS flying over Prospect Park' s Long Meadow. He sent the

[nysbirds-l] Tweet from Heather Wolf (@heatherwolf)

2015-09-26 Thread prosbird
Heather Wolf (@heatherwolf) tweeted at 0:15 PM on Sat, Sep 26, 2015: Lark Sparrow in #Brooklyn Bridge Park today. Pier 3 Uplands, on west path than runs along lawn. #nyc #birding http://t.co/kCAvW5gGEh (https://twitter.com/heatherwolf/status/647806761257279488?s=02) Get the official Twitter app

[nysbirds-l] PROSPECT PARK kings

2015-12-08 Thread prosbird
Black headed gull remains,seen on prospect lake west shore by red rescue ladder,prospect park Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park rarities (Kings)

2015-12-09 Thread prosbird
The dice continues to roll favorably with our two celebrity birds : PAINTED BUNTING & BLACK-HEADED GULL. With far fewer birders milling around, I went to see the Painted Bunting. It seems to be exploring more of the green roof as now the Bunting moved to the far north end of the Rink green

[nysbirds-l] Painted Bunting Prospect Park Kings

2015-12-03 Thread prosbird
The PAINTED BUNTING male continues atop on the green roof of the Lefrak Rink.It was seen feeding on the ground at noontime next to a black steam vent , between that structure and the mesh fence on the south side at the summit. A request from my office supervisor of the Prospect Park Alliance

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park , (Kings) rarities continue

2015-12-10 Thread prosbird
Here in Prospect Park, nature keeps repeating itself. PAINTED BUNTING at the Rink , BLACKHEADED GULL(BHGU) at the west shore or northwest Prospect Lake.The continuity keeps going on. The PAINTED BUNTING during the morning was reported (RBate) at the north side of the steam pipes or ice

[nysbirds-l] kings county CBC Dec 19th

2015-12-20 Thread prosbird
Here is yesterday's preliminary results of the Kings County Christmas Bird Count, achieving 117 species including first time species the celebrity Painted Bunting and Blue headed Video seen in Prospect Park. More details later when numbers are certified. The list link is from the Prospect

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Park Kings county

2015-12-28 Thread prosbird
Ive been away from home from Brooklyn for the xmas holiday but seeing holiday treats in Prospect park does warm any birder's heart. The following good birds reported in prospect over the xmas weekend : PAINTED BUNTING,BLACKHEADED GULL,ORANGE CROWNED WARBLER and now new rarities for the park

[nysbirds-l] NPS 100th

2016-08-25 Thread prosbird
https://www.nps.gov/subjects/centennial/index.htm. On this historic day President Woodrow Wilson signed the landmark legislation establishing the National Park Service. Many parks great birding areas Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] Kings county CBC Dec 17 Preliminary

2016-12-18 Thread prosbird
Attached is a link to my blog Prospect Sightings with numbers of our Kings CBC. The total species total was 119. Preliminary figures till count week ends Tuesday. http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2016/12/kings-county-cbc-preliminary-total.html?m=0 Peter BBC Sent from AOL Mobile Mail --

[nysbirds-l] Goshawk update Prospect kings

2017-03-18 Thread prosbird
http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2017/03/pp-gos-american-patriot.html?m=1 Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Goshawk update

2017-03-20 Thread prosbird
Prospect park Kings. http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2017/03/gos-update-today.html?m=1 Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Goshawk update from Yesterday KINGS Prospect Park

2017-03-20 Thread prosbird
See my link http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2017/03/goshawk-provides-spectacle.html Peter BBC -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Fwd: Prospect gos continuing kings

2017-04-01 Thread prosbird
Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -Original Message- From: prosbird <prosb...@aol.com> To: ebirdsnyc <ebirds...@yahoogroups.com> Sent: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 10:12 AM Subject: Prospect gos continuing kings http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2017/04/tweet-from-dennis-hrehow

[nysbirds-l] Ytwa in Prospect kings

2017-04-08 Thread prosbird
http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2017/04/tweet-from-ed-crowne-ecrowne-prospect.html?m=1 Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] SWAINSONS prospect

2017-05-26 Thread prosbird
Per Shane. 40.6602841,-73.9689534 Current location Swainsons warbler Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm

[nysbirds-l] SWAINSONS Prospect park kings

2017-05-26 Thread prosbird
Ed Crowne reports SWAINSONS WARBLER MOVED to a new location southwest of original Midwood find. This morns it's Lulllwater cove is 500 ' west of lullwater boathouse bridge. West side of Lullwater Peter Bbc Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info:

[nysbirds-l] SWAINSONS update prospect park kings

2017-05-26 Thread prosbird
@ecrowne: Swainson's Warbler now back in Midwood original location. Southwest Midwood by first trail road Access from center drive shipping container 7 m.twitter.com/ecrowne Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

[nysbirds-l] Prospect park Swainson's warbler kings

2017-05-25 Thread prosbird
>From Daisy : Swainson's Warbler just seen here: 40.664290,-73.966332 This is north Midwood by road fork as of 450 pm Peter Bbc Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm http://www.NortheastBirding.com/NYSbirdsRULES.htm

[nysbirds-l] Kings County CBC December 16th

2017-12-18 Thread prosbird
Birders, Attached is the link to my blog listing the species and rarities denoted. The count resulted in 121 total species. http://prospectsightings.blogspot.com/2017/12/fwd-preliminary-count-summary-kings.html Thanks to all the participants who helped and to Compiler Rick Cech with

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Lake Common Gallinule (Kings)

2017-11-16 Thread prosbird
The COMMON GALLINULE has decided to travel. Kathy Toomey tweeted out a note at 315 this afternoon that she spotted the bird in the reeds between West Island and the Rustic Shelter. This is across the lake from the Rink, now the southwest Lake the place to see the Gallinule. The best vantage

[nysbirds-l] Prospect Comm Gallinule map

2017-11-15 Thread prosbird
Both Will Pollard and Joe Girgente reported the reclusive bird between 10:41-11:30 am along the shore edges of Music Island towards the Lefrak Rink area, presumably in the southeast channel of the Island.Its been adept hiding in the phragmite or cattail edges since it was seen very early this

[nysbirds-l] Breezy pt qieens1/21

2018-01-21 Thread prosbird
During waterfowl count at the end jetty tip a Drake KING EIDER joined a Drake Common Eider 210 this afternoon Peter Dorosh Bbc Check out @BirdBrklyn’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/BirdBrklyn/status/955154797870579713?s=09 Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -- NYSbirds-L List Info: