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22 Oct: @ 15:18:34 
Central Park North End: Lark Sparrow [Karen Fung]
22 Oct: @ 13:04:14 
Rare birding films at the Museum of the Moving Image (Queens) on Oct 25-26 [Nancy Tognan]
22 Oct: @ 10:55:08 
Bird's-Eye View: The Films of Mikael Kristersson [Jacob Kowalick-Allen]
22 Oct: @ 09:33:27 
American white pelican [ebe6580017]
21 Oct: @ 18:23:49 
Four Harbors Audubon Autumn Presentation: New York Breeding Bird Atlas III: How You Can Experience The Joys Of Atlasing [Patrice Domeischel]
21 Oct: @ 18:21:05 
Four Harbors Audubon Autumn Presentation: New York Breeding Bird Atlas III: How You Can Experience The Joys Of Atlasing [Patrice Domeischel]
21 Oct: @ 15:26:46 
Event: Brooklyn Bird Club Members Photo & Art Night [Jennifer Kepler]
21 Oct: @ 15:14:56 
Central Park, NYC - Mon. Oct. 21, 2019: American Woodcock, Northern Parula, Scarlet Tanager, Field Sparrow [Deborah Allen]
21 Oct: @ 11:25:19 
Syracuse area RBA [Joseph Brin]
21 Oct: @ 09:05:31 
Re: Osprey and bald eagle - e Patchogue [TURNER]
20 Oct: @ 16:57:04 
Central Park NYC - Sun. Oct. 20, 2019: Six Species of Wood Warblers, Manhattan Virginia Rail [Deborah Allen]
20 Oct: @ 16:10:47 
Osprey and bald eagle - e Patchogue [leormand]
20 Oct: @ 16:04:19 
Eurasian Wigeon at Jamaica Bay [Steve Walter]
20 Oct: @ 13:21:15 
Nickerson Beach (Nassau County) Lark Sparrow [Gail Benson]
20 Oct: @ 10:51:26 
Central Park N End: Yellow-breasted Chat [Karen Fung]
19 Oct: @ 16:40:47 
Pelham Bay Park and Thompson Pond birds [Andrew Block]
19 Oct: @ 15:59:16 
Central Park NYC - Sat. Oct. 19, 2019: Six Species of Wood Warblers, Red-eyed Vireo, Empidonax Flycatcher [Deborah Allen]
19 Oct: @ 13:09:36 
Marine Nature Study Area [Sy Schiff]
19 Oct: @ 12:02:02 
Say’s Phoebe, morning flight - Jones Beach, Nassau County [Timothy Healy]
18 Oct: @ 23:10:48 
NYC Area RBA: 18 October 2019 [Gail Benson]
18 Oct: @ 14:46:37 
Central Park NYC - Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Green-winged Teal, 7 Species of Wood Warblers [Deborah Allen]
18 Oct: @ 12:44:58 
Central Park 18 Oct: grasshopper sparrow, marsh wren, gw teal [Thomas Gray]
18 Oct: @ 12:37:15 
Marine Nature Study Area. [Sy Schiff]
18 Oct: @ 12:25:15 
Varied Thrush Queens co.. [ArieGilbert]
16 Oct: @ 15:08:18 
RE: [Extralimital] Yellow-green Vireo in MA [Larry Trachtenberg]
16 Oct: @ 14:32:34 
[Extralimital] Yellow-green Vireo in MA [Angus Wilson]
15 Oct: @ 15:25:10 
Keith Mueller, Bird Artist and Sculptor - BirdCallsRadio [Mardi Dickinson]
15 Oct: @ 15:01:17 
Jones Beach Clay-colored, Blue Grosbeak [Steve Walter]
15 Oct: @ 12:40:54 
Adult Northern Goshawk, Kissena Park, Queens [Peter Reisfeld]
15 Oct: @ 08:43:00 
Hooded Warbler in the Battery (NYC) [Gabriel Willow]
15 Oct: @ 08:34:42 
Re: Western Kingbird continues West Meadow Beach, stony brook, NY [Michael Schrimpf]
14 Oct: @ 19:12:51 
"Invasion of the Tree Snatchers" - a Queens County Bird Club presentation this Weds. Oct. 16 [Nancy Tognan]
14 Oct: @ 16:01:15 
North shore preserve in riverhead, NY long island [Jeanne]
14 Oct: @ 15:42:06 
North shore preserve park in riverhead [Jeanne]
14 Oct: @ 14:45:58 
Syracuse area RBA [Joseph Brin]
14 Oct: @ 13:12:04 
Central Park NYC - Mon. Oct. 14, 2019: Four Species of Wood Warblers, Scarlet Tanager, Field Sparrow [Deborah Allen]
14 Oct: @ 11:30:32 
Western Kingbird continues West Meadow Beach, stony brook, NY [Patrice Domeischel]
14 Oct: @ 08:34:33 
6th Annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit results [Corey Finger]
13 Oct: @ 17:09:02 
15 Brown Pelicans - Huguenot - Staten Island [Mike]
13 Oct: @ 16:04:48 
Central Park NYC - Sun. Oct. 13, 2019: 7 Species of Wood Warblers incl. Cape May, Belted Kingfisher [Deborah Allen]
13 Oct: @ 14:03:54 
Flock of Common Raven, Sands Point Preserve (Nassau) [glennq]
13 Oct: @ 11:45:58 
Brown pelican, Fort Tilden [matthieu.benoit76]
12 Oct: @ 17:16:15 
Central Park NYC - Sat. Oct. 12, 2019: 9 Species of Wood Warblers, Brown Creeper, Dark-eyed Junco, Scarlet Tanager [Deborah Allen]
12 Oct: @ 11:43:51 
Marin Nature Study Area, Oceanside [Sy Schiff]
12 Oct: @ 05:39:11 
NYC Area RBA: 11 October 2019 [Ben Cacace]
11 Oct: @ 13:19:16 
Central Park NYC - Fri. Oct. 11, 2019: 9 Species of Wood Warblers, Red-shouldered Hawk, Ruby-throated Hummingbird [Deborah Allen]
10 Oct: @ 18:40:14 
Change of Date for Queens County Bird Club Big Sit [Corey Finger]
10 Oct: @ 18:11:23 
Scarsdale birds [Andrew Block]
10 Oct: @ 14:03:49 
Jamaica Bay East Pond Godwits (NO) [Andrew Baksh]
09 Oct: @ 15:08:30 
Re: Godwits at Jamaica Bay [Andrew Baksh]





Subject: Central Park North End: Lark Sparrow
Date: Tue Oct 22 2019 15:18 pm
From: easternbluebird AT gmail.com
 
Malcolm Morris found a Lark Sparrow  today around 2:30pm in the North Meadow near ball field 5. It was more recently seen near the hand ball courts, in the same area where we had the Harris™s Sparrow last year. A few Vesper Sparrows remain in the area (first reported yesterday by Debbie Becker). 

The closest park entrance for the Lark Sparrow is CPW and 100th St

NB ” these are second-hand reports; I™ve not been in the park today but may head over later.
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Subject: Rare birding films at the Museum of the Moving Image (Queens) on Oct 25-26
Date: Tue Oct 22 2019 13:04 pm
From: nancy.tognan AT gmail.com
 
I am posting this on behalf ofJacob Kowalick-Allenof the Museum of the Moving Image,[email protected] . 
The Museum of the Moving Image in Queens will be presenting a series called Bird's-Eye View: The Films of Mikael Kristersson which consists of three feature documentaries about birds in urban environments paired with conversation between the filmmaker Mikael Kristersson (an internationally recognized documentarian from Sweden whose films are rarely shown), best-selling author and ecologist Eric Sanderson (Manahatta), and other conservationists focused on birds and conserving our coastlines, both in New York City and abroad. Here is a link to the event: http://www.movingimage.us/prog...
Note that the Friday screening is followed by a conversation with Paul Sweet of the American Museum of Natural History and Kaitlyn Parkins of NYC Audubon. Screening times and ticket information are on the website.



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Subject: Bird's-Eye View: The Films of Mikael Kristersson
Date: Tue Oct 22 2019 10:55 am
From: jacob.kowalick-allen AT movingimage.us
 
On October 25th and 26th, Museum of the Moving Image in Queens will be
presenting a series called Bird's-Eye View: The Films of Mikael Kristersson

which consists of three feature documentaries about birds in urban
environments paired with conversations between the filmmaker Mikael
Kristersson (an internationally recognized documentarian from Sweden whose
films are rarely shown), best-selling author and ecologist Eric Sanderson (
Mannahatta), and other conservationists focused on birds and conserving our
coastlines, both in New York City and abroad.
Hope to see you there!
[image: Bird s-Eye Poster Final 2 (1)-page-001.jpg]

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Subject: American white pelican
Date: Tue Oct 22 2019 9:33 am
From: ebe6580017 AT aol.com
 
American white pelican continues at North end of east pond at Jamaica wildlife preserve....seen from raunt overlook.Ed becher...QueensSent from my Verizon 4G LTE smartphone
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Subject: Four Harbors Audubon Autumn Presentation: New York Breeding Bird Atlas III: How You Can Experience The Joys Of Atlasing
Date: Mon Oct 21 2019 18:23 pm
From: fourharborsheron AT gmail.com
 
Sorry, the lecture is tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21, 2019, 6:30 pm, Emma S. Clark Library, 120 Main Street, Setauket, NY 11733

Presented by: Julie
Hart, New York Breeding Bird Atlas Project Coordinator,New York Natural Heritage ProgramIt has been 20
years since the last breeding bird atlas in New York State, and a lot has
changed! The third atlas will take place from 2020-2025 and involve thousands
of volunteers from across the state. This talk will cover the history of the
atlas, the importance of atlas data, and how you can get involved. Learn how
the third atlas will differ from previous atlases, including how we will be
using eBird for data entry. EBird will
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is a great excuse to explore new areas and provides an intimate look into the
daily lives of birds. Whether you are a beginner or advanced birder, this
unique opportunity will strengthen your birdwatching skills while contributing
valuable data to a large conservation-oriented project.
Lecture will take place at 6:30 pm, Emma S. Clark Library, 120 MainStreet, Setauket, NY 11733

Free and open to all.
Reservations required. Email: [email protected]
Patrice DomeischelFour Harbors Audubon Society

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Subject: Four Harbors Audubon Autumn Presentation: New York Breeding Bird Atlas III: How You Can Experience The Joys Of Atlasing
Date: Mon Oct 21 2019 18:21 pm
From: fourharborsheron AT gmail.com
 
Presented by: Julie
Hart, New York Breeding Bird Atlas Project Coordinator,New York Natural Heritage ProgramIt has been 20
years since the last breeding bird atlas in New York State, and a lot has
changed! The third atlas will take place from 2020-2025 and involve thousands
of volunteers from across the state. This talk will cover the history of the
atlas, the importance of atlas data, and how you can get involved. Learn how
the third atlas will differ from previous atlases, including how we will be
using eBird for data entry. EBird will
make it easier to track progress and allow anyone to enter data anywhere. Atlasing
is a great excuse to explore new areas and provides an intimate look into the
daily lives of birds. Whether you are a beginner or advanced birder, this
unique opportunity will strengthen your birdwatching skills while contributing
valuable data to a large conservation-oriented project.
Lecture will take place at 6:30 pm, Emma S. Clark Library, 120 MainStreet, Setauket, NY 11733

Free and open to all.
Reservations required. Email: [email protected]
Patrice DomeischelFour Harbors Audubon Society

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Subject: Event: Brooklyn Bird Club Members Photo & Art Night
Date: Mon Oct 21 2019 15:26 pm
From: plummer.jen AT gmail.com
 
Good Afternoon,
Please join the Brooklyn Bird Club tomorrow night for Member's Photo and Art night!We will be sharing some lovely photos, video and some amazing art. There will be time alloted to have Q&A with the photographersand artists.
Join us at 7pm at the Prospect Park Zoo, please note the location is changing to the F Classroom (this is in the Discovery Center, with the Great Horned Owls), there will be signage helping to point you there.Please arrive on-time as security is allowing us entrance through the service gate (located on Flatbush Ave, South of the main entrance and north of the Leffert's Historic House). Doors open at 6:45pm.
Looking forward to seeing you there!Kind regards,Jennifer Kepler


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Subject: Central Park, NYC - Mon. Oct. 21, 2019: American Woodcock, Northern Parula, Scarlet Tanager, Field Sparrow
Date: Mon Oct 21 2019 15:14 pm
From: dallenyc AT earthlink.net
 
Central Park, NYC
Monday, October 21, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: American Woodcock, Northern Parula, Scarlet Tanager, Field Sparrow.


Canada Goose - around 15 Lake
Mallard - around 40 (Turtle Pond & Lake)
Mourning Dove - 4
American Woodcock - Strawberry Fields
Herring Gull - 5 to 10 flyovers
Cooper's Hawk - 2 adults perched at the Oven
Red-tailed Hawk - adult over 72nd Street & Central Park West
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 5
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 10-15
Downy Woodpecker - male uphill from Boathouse Cafe
Norther Flicker - 4 flyovers Ramble
Eastern Phoebe - 3 (Strawberry Fields, Oak Bridge, Oven)
Blue-headed Vireo - 2 (Ladies Pavilion, Azalea Pond)
Blue Jay - 10
Winter Wren - 3
Carolina Wren - 4
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 1 female Azalea Pond
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 20
Hermit Thrush - 10-15
American Robin - 20
Gray Catbird - 5
Brown Thrasher - 1 Swampy Pin Oak
American Goldfinch - 1 Gill Overlook
Field Sparrow - Strawberry Fields
Song Sparrow - 10
Swamp Sparrow - 1 Tupelo Field
White-throated Sparrow - around 30
Eastern Towhee - around 8
Common Grackle - 1 flyover Strawberry Fields
Northern Parula - 1 Oak Bridge
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 10
Scarlet Tanager - male Shakespeare Garden
Northern Cardinal - 5

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Subject: Syracuse area RBA
Date: Mon Oct 21 2019 11:25 am
From: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com
 
RBA


*New York


October 21, 2019


NYSY 10. 21. 19


Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert


To report by email: brinjoseph AT yahoo DOT com


Reporting upstate counties: Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Cayuga,
Montezuma Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands Complex


Compiled: October 21 at 1:00 p.m.


Compiler: Joseph Brin


Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org








Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of October 14, 2019








Highlights:
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RED-THROATED LOON
RED-NECKED GREBE
LEAST BITTERN
BRANT
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
EURASIAN WIGEON
LONG-TAILED DUCK
SURF SCOTER
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER
GOLDEN EAGLE
SANDHILL CRANE
BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER
PARASITIC JAEGER
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER
WHITE-EYED VIREO
VESPER SPARROW
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER
















Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
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10/14: A BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was seen from Towpath Road.
10/16: A rare for Montezuma LONG-TAILED DUCK was spotted at the Visitor™s Center.
10/18: A LEAST BITTERN was seen from the Wildlife Drive.
10/19: A MARSH WREN was found on Towpath Road. 71 SANDHILL CRANES and an EURASIAN WIGEON were seen in Knox-Marcellus Marsh.
10/20: A GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE was seen at the Visitor™s Center.




Cayuga County
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10/15: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was found at Fair Haven State Park. It was found again on the 20th.




Onondaga County
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10/15: A rare WHITE-EYED VIROE was found on the West Shore Trail of Onondaga lake near the ampitheater. Unfortunately it has not been relocated. A VESPER SPARROW was also seen. An ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER was found at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville.
10/18: 31 BRANT were seen on Onondaga Lake from the Honeywell Center.
10/19: 3 SURF SCOTERS and 4 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS were seen on the West Shore Trail of Onondaga Lake.




Oswego County
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10/17: A PARASITIC JAEGER was seen at Derby Hill.
10/18: 200+ WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS and 11 SURF SCOTERS were seen at Oswego Harbor.
10/19: A GOLDEN EAGLE was seen at Bishop Hill north of Pulaski. A RED-THROATED LOON was seen from Hinman Road north of Port Ontario. A RED-NECKED GREBE was seen at Selkirk Shores State Park on Lake Ontario. A BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER and a SANDERLING were seen at the Sandy Pond Outlet on Lake Ontario.




Madison County
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10/18: 2 WHITE-WINGED SCOTERS were seen on Woodman Pond North of Hamilton.




Oneida County
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10/19: An ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER and 4 VESPER SPARROWS were seen on Dunbarton Road in Durhamville.
10/20: 2 RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS were seen at Verona Beach State Park.




Herkimer County
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10/18: A SOLITARY SANDPIPER and a LESSER YELLOWLEGS were seen on Saltsman Road south of Dolgeville.




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Joseph Brin


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Baldwinsville, NY, 13027, USA


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Subject: Osprey and bald eagle - e Patchogue
Date: Mon Oct 21 2019 9:05 am
From: redknot AT optonline.net
 
did he get it?
On October 20, 2019 at 5:10 PM [email protected] wrote:


This afternoon I had the good fortune of watching an osprey fly overhead with a fish in its talons. Moments later an adult bald eagle followed lazily chasing a meal.
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Subject: Central Park NYC - Sun. Oct. 20, 2019: Six Species of Wood Warblers, Manhattan Virginia Rail
Date: Sun Oct 20 2019 16:57 pm
From: dallenyc AT earthlink.net
 
Central Park NYC
Sunday, October 20, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Six Species of Wood Warblers, Scarlet Tanager, Wood Thrush & Manhattan Virginia Rail (see note below).

Canada Goose - 27
Mallard - 24
Mourning Dove - 6-8
Chimney Swift - 1 over Boathouse at 7am (Bob)
Herring Gull - a dozen flyovers
Double-crested Cormorant - Lake
Sharp-shinned Hawk - westbound flyover 7:30am
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4 or 5
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 5
Downy Woodpecker - pair Belvedere Castle
Northern Flicker - 5
American Kestrel - male mobbed by Blue Jay at Belvedere Castle
Eastern Phoebe - 3 (Andrea Hessel & Bill Perro)
Blue-headed Vireo - Belvedere Castle (Val Landwehr)
Blue Jay - 10
American Crow - 6-8 flying around in the Ramble
White-breasted Nuthatch - Bow Bridge
Winter Wren - 1 or 2
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 1 south side of Maintenance Field
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 30-40
Hermit Thrush - 10
Wood Thrush - Laupot Bridge (Deb)
American Robin - 25-30 (many flying)
Gray Catbird - 5-8
Northern Mockingbird - singing at Cedar Hill
House Finch - 2 or 3
Chipping Sparrow - 5-10
Field Sparrow - 1 Maintenance Field (Deb)
Song Sparrow - 15-20
Swamp Sparrow - 3
White-throated Sparrow - 40-50
Eastern Towhee - 10-15
Common Grackle - 10
Common Yellowthroat - female east side of Maintenance Field
Northern Parula - 2 uphill from Boathouse
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 2 (male Castle (Val Landwehr), female Tupelo Field)
Palm Warbler - 1 Turtle Pond
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 15-20
Black-throated Green Warbler - female Oak Bridge
Scarlet Tanager - male Gill Overlook (Val Landwehr)
Northern Cardinal - 5
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Subject: Osprey and bald eagle - e Patchogue
Date: Sun Oct 20 2019 16:10 pm
From: leormand AT gmail.com
 
This afternoon I had the good fortune of watching an osprey fly overhead with a fish in its talons. Moments later an adult bald eagle followed lazily chasing a meal. 
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Subject: Eurasian Wigeon at Jamaica Bay
Date: Sun Oct 20 2019 16:04 pm
From: swalter15 AT verizon.net
 
A drake Eurasian Wigeon was among the first birds I saw as I arrived at the south end of the East Pond this morning. The water is getting high again, allowing ducks to come close. But they all quickly moved away with me there, even before I could get to the edge of the pond. Shorebirds at the south end stayed in sight and included about 45 Greater Yellowlegs, 8 Lesser Yellowlegs, and 5 Long-billed Dowitchers. The dowitchers could conceivably stay for the winter, if they don™t get flooded out of one of the too few suitable habitats around here. I mentioned this to a ranger, and he said he would pass along the idea of continuing to manage it beyond the usual seasonal time frame. We™ll see.
Also at Jamaica Bay today were a Ferruginous Hawk, Steppe Eagle, and Eagle Owl. For real. Raptorama.
Steve Walter
Bayside, NY


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Subject: Nickerson Beach (Nassau County) Lark Sparrow
Date: Sun Oct 20 2019 13:21 pm
From: gbensonny AT gmail.com
 
An adult Lark Sparrow is in the southwest corner of the Nickerson Beach (large) parking lot working along the south edge of the lot.


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Subject: Central Park N End: Yellow-breasted Chat
Date: Sun Oct 20 2019 10:51 am
From: easternbluebird AT gmail.com
 
Had a Yellow-breasted Chat at the S End of the Great Hill, just beyond the S Blowdown Meadow fence, at 11:20 am. Tom Perlman saw it a few min later in the bushes west of the Balancing Rock.  Seems very skulky and is staying low, so likely still around. 

Also of note: Gray-cheeked Thrush next to two Hermits in the crabapple tree next to the Balancing Rock right now.

The closest Park entrance is CPW at 103rd St.

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Subject: Pelham Bay Park and Thompson Pond birds
Date: Sat Oct 19 2019 16:40 pm
From: ablock22168 AT yahoo.com
 
- Orchard Beach section, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY
10+ Brant (first of the season)1 Northern Flicker2 Red-bellied Woodpeckers1 Blue-headed Vireoseveral Blue Jays4 Black-capped Chickadees15 Double-crested Cormorants3 Herring Gulls7+ Ring-billed Gulls1 House Wren6+ Golden-crowned Kinglets2 Ruby-crowned Kinglets2 Hermit Thrushes1 Yellow-rumped Warbler5+ Eastern Towhees2 Field Sparrowsmany Song Sparrows3 Swamp Sparrowsseveral Canada Geese
-Thompson Pond Preserve, Pine Plains, NY
several Canada Geese5 Mute Swans8+ Mallards4 American Black Ducks3 Green-winged Teals5 Ring-necked Ducks4 Mourning Doves1 Great Blue Heron2 Red-tailed Hawks1 Pileated Woodpeckerseveral Blue Jays1 Common Raven2 Eastern Bluebirds3 Song Sparrows2 Swamp Sparrows30+ Red-winged Blackbirds5 Rusty Blackbirds
Both were quick trips scouting for a mammal/bird trip in a week.
Andrew
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Subject: Central Park NYC - Sat. Oct. 19, 2019: Six Species of Wood Warblers, Red-eyed Vireo, Empidonax Flycatcher
Date: Sat Oct 19 2019 15:59 pm
From: dallenyc AT earthlink.net
 
Central Park NYC Saturday October 19, 2019OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob. 

Highlights: Six Species of Wood Warblers, Common Raven, Empidonax Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Scarlet Tanager.


Canada Goose - 26Wood Duck - female Balcony Bridge (Deb)Northern Shoveler - 12Gadwall - male ReservoirMallard - 24Ruddy Duck - 20 ReservoirMourning Dove - 4Ring-billed & Herring Gulls - 40+ Reservoir & flyover Herring Gulls
Great Black-backed Gull - 11 ReservoirDouble-crested Cormorant - 1 Turtle Pond and flyover flock of 35 heading southCooper's Hawk - 1 or 2 (Persimmon Slope & fly-by seen from Castle)Red-tailed Hawk - flyover Sparrow RockRed-bellied Woodpecker - 4Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 8-10Downy Woodpecker - 1Northern Flicker - 3 (2 Warbler Rock, 1 Pinetum)American Kestrel - male (2 locations)Empidonax Flycatcher - Willow or Alder at PinetumEastern Phoebe - Pinetum (Sandra Critelli)Blue-headed Vireo - 3 (2 Tupelo Field, 1 uphill from Boathouse)Red-eyed Vireo - 3 (Maintenance Field, Tupelo Field, Pinetum)
Blue Jay - 10-20Crow Species - silent flyover Sparrow RockCommon Raven - heard Summer HouseWhite-breasted Nuthatch - south side Turtle Pond (Sandra Critelli)
House Wren - 2 (King of Poland, Maintenance Field)Winter Wren - 3Carolina Wren - 3 pairs (Gill Overlook, Maintenance Field, Shakespeare Garden)Golden-crowned Kinglet - 10-15Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 15-20Hermit Thrush - 25-30American Robin - 30+Gray Catbird - 5-10House Finch - 5Chipping Sparrow - 10-15Song Sparrow - 15-20Swamp Sparrow - 2 Sparrow Rock (Deb)White-throated Sparrow - 75-100Eastern Towhee - 5-10Common Grackle - 15-20Black-and-white Warbler - 1 King of PolandNorthern Parula - 2 (uphill from Boathouse, Maintenance Field)Black-throated Blue Warbler - 5 (3 female, 2 male)Palm Warbler - 4 "Yellow" (2 Tupelo Field, 2 Pinetum)Pine Warbler - 3 (2 in pines west of Castle, 1 Pinetum)Yellow-rumped Warbler - 5Scarlet Tanager - female in Catalpa west of Triplet's Bridge (Deb)Northern Cardinal - 8-10
In addition, Peter Haskel reported a Blackpoll Warbler at Cedar Hill..
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Subject: Marine Nature Study Area
Date: Sat Oct 19 2019 13:09 pm
From: icterus AT optonline.net
 
First really cold day. A change for land birds. The most interesting was a WHITE-EYED VIREO that allowed for a quick photo. Other first of the season at this place were RUBY and GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLETS. A HERMIT THRUSH continues. Lots of Yellow-rumped Warblers and a dozen Swamp Sparrows along the trails.The marshes had Both Yellowlegs, both Egrets, a Great Blue Heron, a flyover Black-crowned Night-Heron and little else. The resident Belted Kingfisher was reported. Brant are in and Cormorants continue to fly over. Sy SchiffSent from Mail for Windows 10

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Subject: Say’s Phoebe, morning flight - Jones Beach, Nassau County
Date: Sat Oct 19 2019 12:02 pm
From: tph56 AT cornell.edu
 
An impressive flight following last night™s NW winds included a flyby observation of Say™s Phoebe near the Jones Beach Coast Guard Station boat basin this morning. I cannot say whether the bird continued on or put down somewhere nearby; I followed up its flight and spent some time searching but could not refind it. Notes from the field for this fleeting encounter are included in my eBird checklist. Other birds of interest included Clay-colored Sparrow, Dickcissel, Red-headed Woodpecker, and over 1,000 Yellow-rumps. Marbled Godwits and Caspian Terns continue on the spit.
https://ebird.org/checklist/S6...
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Subject: NYC Area RBA: 18 October 2019
Date: Fri Oct 18 2019 23:10 pm
From: gbensonny AT gmail.com
 
-RBA
* New York
* New York City, Long Island, Westchester County
* Oct. 18, 2019
* NYNY1910.18

- Birds Mentioned

VARIED THRUSH+
(+ Details requested by NYSARC)

Brant
King Eider
AMERICAN AVOCET
MARBLED GODWIT
Stilt Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
POMARINE JAEGER
Parasitic Jaeger
BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE
Caspian Tern
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN
BROWN PELICAN
American Bittern
WESTERN KINGBIRD
American Robin
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW
Vesper Sparrow
LARK SPARROW
Grasshopper Sparrow
Nelson™s Sparrow
Yellow-breasted Chat
Orange-crowned Warbler
Connecticut Warbler
Hooded Warbler
BLUE GROSBEAK
DICKCISSEL

If electronic submission is not possible, hardcopy reports and photos or sketches are welcome. Hardcopy documentation should be mailed to:
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Gary Chapin - Secretary
NYS Avian Records Committee (NYSARC)
125 Pine Springs Drive
Ticonderoga, NY 12883

Hotline: New York City Area Rare Bird Alert
Number: (212) 979-3070

Compiler: Tom Burke
Coverage: New York City, Long Island, Westchester County
Transcriber: Gail Benson

[~BEGIN RBA TAPE~]

Greetings! This is the New York Rare Bird Alert for Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9:00 pm.

The highlights of today™s tape are VARIED THRUSH, BROWN PELICAN, AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN, WESTERN KINGBIRD, POMARINE JAEGER, AMERICAN AVOCET, MARBLED GODWIT, BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE, CLAY-COLORED and LARK SPARROWS, BLUE GROSBEAK, DICKCISSEL and more.

Another week of less than ideal conditions did today provide a nice surprise when a male VARIED THRUSH was spotted at the Alley Pond Environmental Center in Queens. The bird, feeding with American Robins, was seen briefly but disappeared along the trail that goes south from the parking lot along the boardwalk that leads to the observation platform. The entrance to APEC is off Northern Boulevard just east of the Cross Island Parkway.

An interesting incursion of BROWN PELICANS last Sunday included 15 seen moving east past Staten Island™s Huguenot Avenue Beach in the afternoon, after 3 were seen earlier off Franklin D. Roosevelt Beach in Ocean Breeze. Other Sunday sightings featured 1 off Fort Tilden, 3 off Brooklyn™s Coney Island Beach and 1 going west by Jones Beach West End. Monday provided 1 further east off Dune Road east of Triton Lane followed Tuesday by 1 moving by Mecox Bay.

There was also a report of an AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN visiting Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge™s West Pond for a while on Wednesday.

A WESTERN KINGBIRD found last Sunday at West Meadow Beach in Stony Brook was not reported there after Tuesday.

A sea watch off Riis Park last Wednesday recorded a POMARINE JAEGER along with 2 PARASITIC and 2 unidentified JAEGERS as well as an immature BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE.

The 3 AMERICAN AVOCETS on Jamaica Bay™s East Pond recently were down to 2 by Thursday, when 4 LONG-BILLED DOWITCHERS were also reported there; STILT and PECTORAL SANDPIPERS were also noted there last weekend.

Three or four MARBLED GODWITS continue to be seen on the island off the Coast Guard Station at Jones Beach West End through today, and a couple of CASPIAN TERNS visited there in mid-week.

A female KING EIDER was still around Orient Point last Saturday, when an AMERICAN BITTERN was spotted at the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area.

At Jones Beach West End a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW was around the hedgerow by the Coast Guard Station from Monday through today, when a second was also located nearby.

The Prospect Park LARK SPARROW was last reported last Saturday, when another was seen at an East Hampton farm.

A GRASSHOPPER SPARROW was found in Central Park today at the Oven, and a VESPER SPARROW was located Tuesday at the recently opened Shirley Chisholm State Park, the former landfill reached from the southern end of Pennsylvania Avenue in Brooklyn. The extensive grasslands there could prove to be very interesting.

NELSON™S SPARROWS are now very widespread in salt marshes locally, including such locations as Plumb Beach, the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area and Pelham Bay Park.

YELLOW-BREASTED CHATS were noted at Prospect Park Sunday, Montauk Point Monday, and Robert Moses State Park today.

Among the decreasing variety of WARBLERS was a CONNECTICUT identified during the morning flight at Robert Moses State Park last Sunday, and a HOODED male was at Battery Park on Tuesday. Now is a decent time to look for ORANGE CROWNED WARBLERS.

BLUE GROSBEAKS this week included singles at Captree State Park Sunday, Jones Beach West End Tuesday, and Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn today.

A few DICKCISSELS included Sunday sightings from Fort Tilden to Robert Moses State Park and Montauk Point and up to Croton Point, with another at Jones Beach West End Monday.

Large numbers of Brant began arriving today

To phone in reports please call Tom Burke at (914) 967-4922 and leave a message.

This service is sponsored by the Linnaean Society of New York and the National Audubon Society. Thank you for calling.

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Subject: Central Park NYC - Fri. Oct. 18, 2019: Green-winged Teal, 7 Species of Wood Warblers
Date: Fri Oct 18 2019 14:46 pm
From: dallenyc AT earthlink.net
 
Central Park NYC
Friday, October 18, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m.ob.

Highlights: Green-winged Teal (female), a Late Red-eyed Vireo, Seven Species of Wood Warblers including Cape May, Black-throated Blue, and American Redstart.

Canada Goose - 15 Meer
Wood Duck - male Loch
Northern Shoveler - 15-20 - Reservoir & Harlem Meer
Gadwall - 2 Reservoir (Bob - early)
Mallard - around 25 Reservoir & Harlem Meer
Green-winged Teal - female Meer Island (Bob - early a.m.) & with group later
Mourning Dove - 5 Lily Ponds
Herring Gull - flyovers
Great Black-backed Gull - 2 Reservoir (Bob - early)
Double-crested Cormorant - flyover flock of 30 southbound
Cooper's Hawk - flyover
Red-tailed Hawk - 6
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 North Woods
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 20 (10 of these at the Great Hill)
Downy Woodpecker - female Loch
Northern Flicker - 3 North Woods
American Kestrel - male Conservatory Garden
Eastern Phoebe - 7
Blue-headed Vireo - 2 (Loch, West side of the Pool)
Red-eyed Vireo - Conservatory Garden (late in season)
Blue Jay - 10
American Crow - flyover flock of 12 heading south, then north
White-breasted Nuthatch - 1 Conservatory Garden
House Wren - 1 Loch
Winter Wren - 1 Loch (Enrico Leonardi)
Carolina Wren - 4 (pair Garden, pair Loch)
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 1 west side of the Pool
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - around 20
Hermit Thrush - 5
American Robin - 20-25
Gray Catbird - 5
Cedar Waxwing - 8 west side of the Pool
House Finch - 15 (west side of the Pool, Conservatory Garden, etc.)
American Goldfinch - 2 flyovers west side of the Wildflower Meadow
Chipping Sparrow - around 20 Great Hill
Song Sparrow - 5
Swamp Sparrow - 1 west side Harlem Meer
White-throated Sparrow - 40-50
Eastern Towhee - 15-20
Common Grackle - 15
Common Yellowthroat - 3
American Redstart - 2 (Loch & west side of the Pool)
Cape May Warbler - 3 Great Hill west of restrooms
Northern Parula - 3
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 3
Palm Warbler - 3 (1 "Western", 2 "Yellow")
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3 North Woods
Northern Cardinal - male North Woods

Doug Futuyma found a Grasshopper Sparrow at the Oven at 11:30 this morning, first reported by S. Hubbard @hubbnyc on the twitter Manhattan Bird Alert @BirdCentralPark maintained by David Barrett.

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Subject: Central Park 18 Oct: grasshopper sparrow, marsh wren, gw teal
Date: Fri Oct 18 2019 12:44 pm
From: gray AT wildlifealliance.org
 
A Grasshopper Sparrow was found this am at the Oven. And showed well on the path & in nearby trees @ 12h15.
A female green-winged teal by duck island on harlem meer. And when twitching the teal I found a marsh wren in the reeds on northern shore of the meer.
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Subject: Marine Nature Study Area.
Date: Fri Oct 18 2019 12:37 pm
From: icterus AT optonline.net
 
Still fairly breezy. Not much of note other than a score of Yellow-rumped Warblers in the dunes. The highlight is the first flocks of BRANT have arrived for the winter, about 150 flying by in the channel and 30 feeding in the cove to Bedell Creek.Sy SchiffSent from Mail for Windows 10

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Subject: Varied Thrush Queens co..
Date: Fri Oct 18 2019 12:25 pm
From: ArieGilbert AT optonline.net
 
Eric Miller just called to report a Varied Thrush in APEC. Google: Alley Pond Environmental center.He is trying to relocate currently.Arie GilbertNo. Babylon NYwww.PowerBirder.Blogspot.comwww.QCBirdClub.orgSent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device
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Subject: Yellow-green Vireo in MA
Date: Wed Oct 16 2019 15:08 pm
From: Trachtenberg AT amsllp.com
 
Thanks for the report Angus

Mr. Williams was certainly quite detailed and excited about his find (rightfully so) but perhaps a wee bit hyperbolic:

My heart jumped; I was . . . freaking out ; My heart just about leapt out of my chest; My fingers went slightly tingly; ***Mega

L Trachtenberg
Ossining (Not coastal so not expecting yellow-green vireo).
P.s. As to birds, Croton Point did have a Dickcissel on Sunday (I saw) and a Nelson™s sparrow last week (I didn™t)



From: [email protected] On Behalf Of Angus Wilson
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 3:32 PM
To: NYSBIRDS-L
Subject: [nysbirds-l] [Extralimital] Yellow-green Vireo in MA


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On 15 Oct 2019, a YELLOW-GREEN VIREO was trapped twice at the Lighthouse on Monomoy Island, Cape Cod.

There are very few prior records from the East Coast, although one was trapped on 5 Sep 2011 at Plum Island MA. There is also a Bermuda record from 6 Oct 1992. There are at least two records from Cape May, New Jersey, one from 26 Sep 2018 and the other 23 May 2019.

Definitely something we should be watching for in coastal New York, both in the spring (May) and in the fall (Sep/Oct)!

Here is a photo of the latest bird including a nice comparison to Red-eyed Vireo by the Monomoy Bird Observatory banding team
https://ebird.org/checklist/S6... [ebird.org]
and a description of an independent sighting by Sean Williams
https://ebird.org/checklist/S6... [ebird.org]
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Subject: Yellow-green Vireo in MA
Date: Wed Oct 16 2019 14:32 pm
From: oceanwanderers AT gmail.com
 
On 15 Oct 2019, a YELLOW-GREEN VIREO was trapped twice at the Lighthouse on Monomoy Island, Cape Cod.
There are very few prior records from the East Coast, although one was trapped on 5 Sep 2011 at Plum Island MA. There is also a Bermuda record from 6 Oct 1992. There are at least two records from Cape May, New Jersey, one from 26 Sep 2018 and the other 23 May 2019.
Definitely something we should be watching for in coastal New York, both in the spring (May) and in the fall (Sep/Oct)!
Here is a photo of the latest bird including a nice comparison to Red-eyed Vireo by the Monomoy Bird Observatory banding teamhttps://ebird.org/checklist/S6... a description of an independent sighting by Sean Williamshttps://ebird.org/checklist/S6...
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Subject: Keith Mueller, Bird Artist and Sculptor - BirdCallsRadio
Date: Tue Oct 15 2019 15:25 pm
From: mardi1d AT gmail.com
 
Birders et al,

Thought many of you would be interested in my next guest Keith Mueller, Bird Artist and Sculptor
who gives a deep dive into the world of avian carving. https://bit.ly/2akUsxp

Happy Birding!

Cheers,
Mardi Dickinson


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Subject: Jones Beach Clay-colored, Blue Grosbeak
Date: Tue Oct 15 2019 15:01 pm
From: swalter15 AT verizon.net
 
There was a Clay-colored Sparrow at Jones Beach today, around the hedgerows near the Coast Guard station. It sounds like it may have been seen Monday, as well, but doesn™t seem to be seen for long. Fortunately, I took long range pictures “ which, at least, don™t take off before the ID can be verified. I think Ed Becher was one of the previous observers. He was definitely one of the observers today “ being the one that spotted it “ of a young / female type Blue Grosbeak on the south side of the entrance road to the parking lot. 
Birds of note on the sand spit were a juvenile Caspian Tern and its parent, as well as at least three continuing Marbled Godwits.
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Subject: Adult Northern Goshawk, Kissena Park, Queens
Date: Tue Oct 15 2019 12:40 pm
From: DrPinky AT yahoo.com
 
On the western park of the hill overlooking the lake.

Wishing you good birds

Peter

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Subject: Hooded Warbler in the Battery (NYC)
Date: Tue Oct 15 2019 8:43 am
From: gabrielwillow AT yahoo.com
 
I led my weekly bird walk in the Battery, at the southern tip of Manhattan, this morning. We had 26 species, including a pair of American Kestrel, a couple of Eastern Towhees, a lingering Magnolia Warbler, and several Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers.

The undoubted highlight however was a bright male Hooded Warbler flitting about between the beehive area and the Biergarten at the SW corner of the park. He was quite cooperative, hopping on the ground and chipping loudly.

Good late fall birding,

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Subject: Western Kingbird continues West Meadow Beach, stony brook, NY
Date: Tue Oct 15 2019 8:34 am
From: michael.schrimpf AT gmail.com
 
Still present this morning, same spot.
On Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 12:31 Patrice Domeischel <[email protected]> wrote:
Today refound by Kathleen Coyle. Bird continues near turtle marker 9 off Trustees Road.Patrice Domeischel


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Subject: "Invasion of the Tree Snatchers" - a Queens County Bird Club presentation this Weds. Oct. 16
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 19:12 pm
From: nancy.tognan AT gmail.com
 
TheQueens County Bird Clubwill be meeting at the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 NorthernBlvd, Douglaston, NY 11362 >Map of location< at 8:00 pm this Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Freeadmission.  Refreshments will be served starting 7:30pm.

Our guest speaker will be Jason Stein, presenting Invasion of the Tree Snatchers. Non-native vines such as bittersweet andporcelainberry are pullingdown, strangling, and covering over young treesthroughout our region,turning our parks into "vinelands" instead ofhealthy forests.
Jason Stein is an AdvancedVolunteer Coordinator for NYC Parks "SuperStewards" program. Find out how to identify invasive vines and howtoreceive training to become certified to combat invasive vines in yourfavorite park.
Hope to see you Wednesday!
Nancy Tognan
[email protected]
Vice President, Queens County Bird Club

Seehttp://www.qcbirdclub.orgfor more information on trips, speakers, and other events.

See our 'Birding Maps & Locations' page for directions to and info about many local birding hotspots

* QCBC is a tax exempt, charitable organization {501c3}. *

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Subject: North shore preserve in riverhead, NY long island
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 16:01 pm
From: dylansmom311 AT yahoo.com
 
Saw the 1st Dark eyed juncos of the season

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Subject: North shore preserve park in riverhead
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 15:42 pm
From: dylansmom311 AT yahoo.com
 
Saw the 1st dark eyed juncos of the season.


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Subject: Syracuse area RBA
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 14:45 pm
From: brinjoseph AT yahoo.com
 
RBA


*New York


October 144, 2019


NYSY 10. 14. 19


Hotline: Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert


To report by email: brinjoseph AT yahoo DOT com


Reporting upstate counties: Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Cayuga,
Montezuma Wildlife Refuge and Montezuma Wetlands Complex


Compiled: October 14 at 1:00 p.m.


Compiler: Joseph Brin


Onondaga Audubon Homepage: www.onondagaaudubon.org








Greetings: This is the Syracuse Area Rare Bird Alert for the week of October 07, 2019








Highlights:
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YELLOW-CROWNED HIGHT-HERON
TUNDRA SWAN
SNOW GOOSE
BRANT
CANVASBACK
BLACK VULTURE
OSPREY
BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER
AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER
BANK SWALLOW


CLIFF SWALLOW
BARN SWALLOW
VESPER SPARROW
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER
















Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) and Montezuma Wetlands Complex (MWC)
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Shorebird numbers picked up this week.


BLACK-BELLIED P;OVER
AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER
DUNLIN
LEAST SANDPIPER
PECTORAL SANDPIPER
LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER
SOLITARY SANDPIPER
GREATER YELLOWLEGS
LESSER YELLOWLEGS
KILLDEER
WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER
SEMI-PALMATED SANDPIPER
WILSON™S SNIPE


Rather late CLIFF, BARN and BANK SWALLOWS were noted this week.
10/7: 9 species of Shorebirds including BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER and AMERICAN GOLDEN PLOVER were seen from East Road.
10/8: 14 LONG-BILLED DOWITCHERS were seen at Benning Marsh. 62 SANDHILL CRANES were seen at Knox-Marsellus Marsh




Cayuga County
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10/8: A RED-HEADED WOODPECKER continues at Fair Haven State Park.




Onondaga County
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10/8: An ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER was seen under the power lines at Three Rivers WMA north of Baldwinsville.
10/9: A juvenile YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON was spotted in a birch tree near the ampitheater on the West Shore Trail of Onondaga Lake. It was seen through 10 12.
10/10: A BLACK VULTURE was seen at the fishing access lot at the south end of Jamesville Reservoir.
10/11: A LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER was spotted at the mouth of Nine Mile Creek on Onondaga Lake.




Oswego County
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10/8: A TUNDRA SWAN was spotted at the outlet of Sandy Pond on Lake Ontario. A late OSPREY was seen at Phillips Point on Oneida Lake.
10/11: 160 BRANT were seen at the outlet of Sandy Pond on Lake Ontario.
10/14: An ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER was seen at Sandy Island State Park on Lake Ontario.




Madison County
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10/8: A late OSPREY was seen near Woodman Pond north of Hamilton.
10/12: 3 SNOW GEESE were seen on Woodman Pond north of Hamilton




Oneida County
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10/11: A late VESPER SPARROW was seen at Utica Marsh.




Herkimer County
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10/12: A CANVASBACK was seen in the Mohawk River in Little Falls.




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Subject: Central Park NYC - Mon. Oct. 14, 2019: Four Species of Wood Warblers, Scarlet Tanager, Field Sparrow
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 13:12 pm
From: dallenyc AT earthlink.net
 
Central Park NYC
Monday, October 14, 2019
OBS: Deborah Allen, m.ob.


Highlights: Four Species of Wood Warblers, Scarlet Tanager, Field Sparrow.

Canada Goose - 2 Lake
Mallard - 32
Mourning Dove - 2 Strawberry Fields
Herring Gull - flyovers
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 6
Downy Woodpecker - 3
Northern Flicker - 2 (Strawberry Fields & Belvedere Castle)
Peregrine Falcon - flyover Strawberry Fields
Eastern Phoebe - 3
Blue-headed Vireo - 2 (Strawberry Fields & Belvedere Castle)
Blue Jay - 8
White-breasted Nuthatch - 1 Upper Lobe (Charlotte)
House Wren - 3
Carolina Wren - 2 (Shakespeare Garden & King of Poland)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 16
Hermit Thrush - 6
American Robin - 30+
Gray Catbird - 6
Brown Thrasher - 1 Upper Lobe (Charlotte)
American Goldfinch - female
Chipping Sparrow - 4
Field Sparrow - 2 or 3 (1 Falconer's Hill, 1 or 2 Strawberry Fields)
Song Sparrow - 7
Swamp Sparrow - King of Poland
White-throated Sparrow - 15
Dark-eyed Junco - 1 Pinetum
Eastern Towhee - 2 (female Upper Lobe, male south of Hernshead)
Common Grackle - a few southbound flyovers
Common Yellowthroat - 1 King of Poland
American Redstart - 1 Upper Lobe
Magnolia Warbler - 1 Locust Grove
Palm Warbler - 2 "Yellow" Strawberry Fields
Scarlet Tanager - hatch-year male Strawberry Fields (Jeremy Nadel)
Northern Cardinal - 3

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Subject: Western Kingbird continues West Meadow Beach, stony brook, NY
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 11:30 am
From: fourharborsheron AT gmail.com
 
Today refound by Kathleen Coyle. Bird continues near turtle marker 9 off Trustees Road.Patrice Domeischel


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Subject: 6th Annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit results
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 8:34 am
From: 10000birdsblogger AT gmail.com
 
Yesterday we tallied 83 species at Fort Tilden's Battery Harris Platform, our second best year ever. New additions to our cumulative list were Snow Goose, Field Sparrow, Cape May Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Scarlet Tanager, Brown Pelican, and Common Nighthawk.
Other highlights included a great dolphin show all morning, Humpback Whale spouts, a flyover Dickcissel, a hooting Great Horned Owl at both dawn and dusk, two fresh Black Swallowtails that spent most of the afternoon around the platform, and three Eastern Meadowlarks.
We didn't miss any species that we had never missed: our biggest miss was Brant, which we had only missed one previous year, followed by Chimney Swift and White-breasted Nuthatch, which are now batting .500.
We had a great crowd of birders throughout the day and I don't think we missed much. Considering the relatively weak winds out of the northwestthat died by noon and the lack of a finch flight this year I think we did really well. Thanks to everyone who came out to find some birds and especially to those who brought snacks. (We might have had too many snacks this year!)
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Subject: 15 Brown Pelicans - Huguenot - Staten Island
Date: Sun Oct 13 2019 17:09 pm
From: falecore AT yahoo.com
 
Jose and I spotted 15 Brown Pelicans heading from Sandy Hook, NJ towards Great Kills Park Staten Island. Seen from the bottom of Arbutus Ave at 530pm. 

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Subject: Central Park NYC - Sun. Oct. 13, 2019: 7 Species of Wood Warblers incl. Cape May, Belted Kingfisher
Date: Sun Oct 13 2019 16:04 pm
From: dallenyc AT earthlink.net
 
Central Park NYC
Sunday, October 13, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Seven Species of Wood Warblers including Cape May, Belted Kingfisher, Brown Creeper, Swainson's, Hermit and Wood thrushes, Golden- and Ruby-crowned kinglets.

Canada Goose - 55-60
Northern Shoveler - 2 Turtle Pond (Deb - early)
Gadwall - heard Reservoir
Mallard - 15
Rock Pigeon - around 40 outside Boathouse Cafe
Mourning Dove - 11
Chimney Swift - 4
Ring-billed and Herring Gulls - circa 50 Reservoir & flyover Herring Gulls
Great Black-backed Gull - 6 reservoir
Double-crested cormorant - 1 Turtle Pond
Cooper's Hawk - 2 (Tupelo Field & Warbler Rock)
Red-tailed Hawk - 3
Belted Kingfisher - female Turtle Pond
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 7 to 9
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 15
Downy Woodpecker - 1 Ramble
Northern Flicker - 2 (Locust Grove, Shakespeare Garden)
American Kestrel - male perched over Turtle Pond Dock mobbed by Blue Jay
Eastern Phoebe - 1 Tupelo Field
Blue-headed Vireo - 4
Blue Jay - 10 to 15
American Crow - 7 (flyover flock of 6 & straggler Upper Lobe)
Brown Creeper - Azalea Pond (Val from Minnesota)
House Wren - Tupelo Field
Winter Wren - 2 (Ramble & Shakespeare Garden)
Carolina Wren - 2 pairs (Oak Bridge & Belvedere Castle)
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 13
Swainson's Thrush - Mugger's Woods
Hermit Thrush - 12
Wood Thrush - stream south of Azalea Pond (Dan Stevenson)
American Robin - 30 to 40
Gray Catbird - 12
Northern Mockingbird - flyover Great Lawn
Brown Thrasher 4
Chipping Sparrow - 4 Pinetum
Song Sparrow - 16
Swamp Sparrow - 4
White-throated Sparrow - 20 to 30
Dark-eyed Junco - 3 or 4 Tupelo Field
Eastern Towhee - 6
Common Grackle - 7
Ovenbird - east of Azalea Pond
Common Yellowthroat - 2 (Maintenance Field & Tupelo Field)
American Redstart - 2 (Maintenance Field)
Cape May Warbler - first-fall female Pinetum
Northern Parula - 3 (Boathouse, Balancing Rock, Azalea Pond (Dan Stevenson))
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 2 females (Pinetum & Azalea Pond)
Palm Warbler - 2 "Yellow" (Summer House & Pinetum)
Northern Cardinal - 6

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Subject: Flock of Common Raven, Sands Point Preserve (Nassau)
Date: Sun Oct 13 2019 14:03 pm
From: glennq AT verizon.net
 
Around 11AM this morning, a raucous flock of 9 Common Raven came in, circling and dog-fighting just over Hempstead House before moving off the preserve property to the west.
This is the most I have seen on Long Island.
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Subject: Brown pelican, Fort Tilden
Date: Sun Oct 13 2019 11:45 am
From: matthieu.benoit76 AT orange.fr
 
1 passed in flight Westbound in front of Fort Tilden, seen from Battery Harris by big sit team.MatthieuSent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device
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Subject: Central Park NYC - Sat. Oct. 12, 2019: 9 Species of Wood Warblers, Brown Creeper, Dark-eyed Junco, Scarlet Tanager
Date: Sat Oct 12 2019 17:16 pm
From: dallenyc AT earthlink.net
 
Central Park NYC
Saturday, October 12, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, Deborah Allen, m.ob.

Highlights: Nine Species of Wood Warblers including Cape May, Brown Creeper, Dark-eyed Junco, Scarlet Tanager.

Canada Goose - 25
Mute Swan - pair Reservoir (Deb - early)
Mallard - 40+
Mourning dove - 5
Chimney Swift - 5
Ring-billed Gull - at least 7 Reservoir
Herring gull - 55+
Great Black-backed Gull - 11 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 1 Ramble
Cooper's Hawk - 1 Ramble
Red-tailed Hawk - 2 (flyover Shakespeare Garden, perched Balancing Rock)
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 4
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 15-25
Downy Woodpecker - 2 males (near Boathouse & Balancing Rock)
Northern Flicker - 10-15
American Kestrel - male Great Lawn
Eastern Phoebe - 4
Blue-headed Vireo - 5
Blue Jay - 10
American Crow - 3 Tupelo Field
White-breasted Nuthatch - heard Tupelo Field
Brown Creeper - 1 Shakespeare Garden
House Wren - 2 (Pinetum, Tupelo Field)
Winter Wren - 5
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 9
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 16
Swainson's Thrush - 2 (Gill Source, Winderdale Arch)
Hermit Thrush - 10
American Robin - around 60
Gray Catbird - 7
Brown Thrasher - 3
Cedar Waxwing - 3 or 4 in Amur Corktree at Winterdale Arch (Mark Siegeltuch)
Chipping Sparrow - Great Lawn
Song Sparrow - 30
Swamp Sparrow - 5
White-throated Sparrow - at least 20
Dark-eyed Junco - 3 Great Lawn
Eastern Towhee - 10
Common Grackle - 5
Black-and-white Warbler - 2 (Laupot Bridge & Ramble)
Common Yellowthroat - Maintenance Field
American Redstart - 3 (1 Tupelo Field (Karen Evans), 2 Balancing Rock)
Cape May Warbler - 3 (1 Oven, 2 Pinetum)
Northern Parula - 3
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 2 males (Oven, Pinetum)
Palm Warbler - "Yellow" 5
Pine Warbler - 3 Pinetum (David Barrett)
Black-throated Green Warbler - Oven
Scarlet Tanager - 2 females Shakespeare Garden in Crab Apple
Northern Cardinal - 7


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Subject: Marin Nature Study Area, Oceanside
Date: Sat Oct 12 2019 11:43 am
From: icterus AT optonline.net
 
Full moon high tide. The marsh was completely flooded, but the water subsided rather quickly so we could move out on the path. There were about 3 dozen Yellowlegs scattered in groups with about 20% Lesser. Both Egrets and 2 Great Blue Herons were foraging. Nice to have long legs.  Not much around due to the flood, but we picked up several marsh birds to the east of the pond. They moved to the vegetation and higher ground next to the path. Every thing was still under water in this area. While we were trying to get better looks, an AMERICAN BITTERN flew by. The 3 marsh birds, up close for a change, turned out to be a MARSH WREN, a SALTMARSH SPARROW and a NELSON™S SPARROW, all looking for dryer ground. Sy SchiffSent from Mail for Windows 10

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Subject: NYC Area RBA: 11 October 2019
Date: Sat Oct 12 2019 5:39 am
From: bcacace AT gmail.com
 
- RBA
* New York
* New York City, Long Island, Westchester County
* Oct. 11, 2019
* NYNY1910.11

- Birds mentioned
PARASITIC JAEGER
Caspian Tern
Royal Tern
KING EIDER
WILSON'S PHALAROPE
AMERICAN AVOCET
Long-billed Dowitcher
Stilt Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
MARBLED GODWIT
HUDSONIAN GODWIT
Whimbrel
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Black-billed Cuckoo
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-headed Woodpecker
WESTERN KINGBIRD
LARK SPARROW
White-crowned Sparrow
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW
Lincoln's Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
BLUE GROSBEAK
DICKCISSEL
Philadelphia Vireo
PROTHONOTARY WARBLER
Orange-crowned Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Cape May Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Prairie Warbler
CONNECTICUT WARBLER
YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT
Hooded Warbler
Canada Warbler
American Pipit
Winter Wren
SEDGE WREN
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

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You can also send reports and digital image files via email to nysarc44 (at)nybirds{dot}org.

If electronic submission is not possible, hardcopy reports and photos or sketches are welcome. Hardcopy documentation should be mailed to:

Gary Chapin - Secretary
NYS Avian Records Committee (NYSARC)
125 Pine Springs Drive
Ticonderoga, NY 12883

Hotline: New York City Area Rare Bird Alert
Number: (212) 979-3070

Compiler: Tom Burke
Coverage: New York City, Long Island, Westchester County

Transcriber: Ben Cacace

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Greetings. This is the New York Rare Bird Alert for Friday, October 11th 2019 at 9pm. The highlights of today's tape are SEDGE WREN, WESTERN KINGBIRD, AMERICAN AVOCET, HUDSONIAN GODWIT, MARBLED GODWIT, WILSON'S PHALAROPE, KING EIDER, PARASITIC JAEGER, PROTHONOTARY WARBLER, CONNECTICUT WARBLER, YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT, DICKCISSEL, BLUE GROSBEAK, LARK SPARROW and CLAY-COLORED SPARROW.

A nice variety of birds this week, despite the unfavorable weather, was highlighted by a SEDGE WREN found a photographed at Pelham Bay Park last Saturday afternoon. Another unusual migrant found today on Staten Island was a WESTERN KINGBIRD spotted at Brookfield Park which is just north of Arthur Kill Road where it intersects with Brookfield Avenue.

The storm rolling through our area Tuesday into Wednesday provided a nice fallout of HUDSONIAN GODWITS at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge with a maximum of 31 counted Wednesday morning at the south end of the East Pond. They were joined by a MARBLED GODWIT as well but unfortunately none of the godwits lingered there beyond Wednesday. However 3 AMERICAN AVOCETS have continued around the north end of the East Pond at least to yesterday and among the other shorebirds reported there this week have been 2 WILSON'S PHALAROPES Thursday as well as a small number of LONG-BILLED DOWITCHERS and PECTORAL, STILT and WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPERS. Unfortunately the water level on the pond remains much higher than it should be for optimum shorebirding. A single HUDSONIAN GODWIT was seen again at the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area last Saturday and up to 5 MARBLED GODWITS were still around Jones Inlet at least to Tuesday often seen on the island just east of the Coast Guard Station. A WHIMBREL flew by Lemon Creek Pier on Staten Island last Saturday.

A seawatch from Robert Moses State Park field 2 yesterday did produce 4 PARASITIC JAEGERS while today's watch netted 2 CASPIAN and 44 ROYAL TERNS. A couple of CASPIANS were also noted this week at Jones Beach and Mecox Bay.

A female KING EIDER continues off Orient Point while a RED-HEADED WOODPECKER was spotted in Central Park Tuesday.

The highlight among the warblers this week was a male PROTHONOTARY WARBLER found Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan's Bryant Park still present Thursday. A CONNECTICUT WARBLER was found at Teatown Lake Reservation in central Westchester last Saturday and ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLERS were noted at Caumsett State Park Sunday and in Prospect Park Wednesday and Thursday. Among the diminishing numbers of warblers this week were reports of TENNESSEE, CAPE MAY, BAY-BREASTED, BLACKBURNIAN, CHESTNUT-SIDED, PRAIRIE, HOODED and CANADA among others. YELLOW-BREASTED CHATS last Saturday in Central Park and at Tobay Sanctuary were followed by one in Manhattan's Herald Square Park on Tuesday while a few PHILADELPHIA VIREOS included sightings in Prospect and Kissena Parks and at Floyd Bennett Field.

DICKCISSELS this week included one in Caumsett State Park Sunday, another at Alley Pond Park Monday and one at the Chandler's Estate in Miller Place yesterday and today and a BLUE GROSBEAK was also found in Alley Pond Park Monday. A LARK SPARROW was present in Prospect Park all week and CLAY-COLORED SPARROWS visited Central Park's north end and Kissena Park Saturday and Caumsett State Park Sunday.

Other migrants recently included both cuckoos, many more YELLOW-BILLED than BLACK-BILLED, YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER and passerines featuring AMERICAN PIPIT, WINTER WREN, both RUBY-CROWNED and GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLETS and such sparrows as LINCOLN'S and WHITE-CROWNED with a FOX in Central Park Saturday as well as some NELSON'S SPARROWS mostly in coastal saltmarshes but also occasionally inland.

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Subject: Central Park NYC - Fri. Oct. 11, 2019: 9 Species of Wood Warblers, Red-shouldered Hawk, Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Date: Fri Oct 11 2019 13:19 pm
From: dallenyc AT earthlink.net
 
Central Park NYC
Friday, October 11, 2019
OBS: Robert DeCandido, PhD, m. ob.

Highlights: Nine Species of Wood Warblers including Nashville, Yellow-rumped, and "Western" Palm Warbler, Red-shouldered Hawk and other Raptors, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, and Winter Waterfowl.

Canada Goose - flock of around 50 flew north from Reservoir
Northern Shoveler - 4 Reservoir
Gadwall - pair Reservoir
Mallard - around 30
Ruddy Duck - 7 Reservoir
Mourning Dove - 8
Chimney Swift - 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 1 Compost Area
Ring-billed Gull - 5 Reservoir
Herring Gull - 20 reservoir
Great Black-backed Gull - 6 Reservoir
Double-crested Cormorant - 1 flyover
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 2 flyovers
Cooper's Hawk - 3 (2 flyovers)
Red-shouldered Hawk - adult flyover
Red-tailed Hawk - 3 flyovers
Red-bellied Woodpecker - 2 Loch
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 5
Downy Woodpecker - 2 males (Loch & e. of Great Hill)
Northern Flicker - 5
American Kestrel - male Grassy Knoll
Eastern Phoebe - 4
Blue-headed Vireo - 1 Loch
Blue Jay - 10
American Crow - flock of 25
House Wren - North Woods
Winter Wren - 2 Loch
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - around 25
Swainson's Thrush - Loch
Hermit Thrush - Loch
American Robin - around 20
Gray Catbird - 3
Northern Mockingbird - 1 Compost Area
Brown Thrasher - 1 near the Pool
House Finch - 1 just outside Conservatory Garden
American Goldfinch - 7 Wildflower Meadow
Chipping Sparrow - around 30 Grassy Knoll & Compost Area
Song Sparrow - 10
Swamp Sparrow - 8
Dark-eyed Junco - 3 (2 females Compost Area, male Great Hill)
Eastern Towhee - 4
Common Grackle - 75
Black-and-white Warbler - 1 Loch
Nashville Warbler - 1 Great Hill
Common Yellowthroat - 1 Wildflower Meadow
American Redstart - 2
Northern Parula - 4
Black-throated Blue Warbler - 4
Palm Warbler - 40-60 (most at the Great Hill incl. one "Western")
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 10
Black-throated Green Warbler - 1 Loch
Northern Cardinal - 7

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Subject: Change of Date for Queens County Bird Club Big Sit
Date: Thu Oct 10 2019 18:40 pm
From: 10000birdsblogger AT gmail.com
 
All,
The Sixth Annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit will be moved to Sunday, October 13, instead of Saturday as originally scheduled. This is to take advantage of the forecast northwest winds on Sunday.
Original email with information on how to participate is below my signature.
Good Birding,Corey Finger


The sixth annual Queens County Bird Club Big Sit will take place at the Battery Harris Platform at Fort Tilden in, you guessed it, Queens, on Saturday, 12 October. (If we get horrific weather we™ll move it to the 13th.)
The Big Sit is an all-day-long event where we seek to see as many species as possible from a single location in 24 hours (though we usually start an hour or so before dawn and go until dark). Last year we crushed our record when we saw 91 species and we hope to at least come close to that tally again this year.
If you want to come you don™t have to spend the whole day. You can come for a quick visit, an extended stay, or join us for the whole shebang. Feel free to bring snacks and warm beverages!
An account of last year™s Big Sit is here:http://www.10000birds.com/quee...
Hope to see you on the platform!
Good Birding,Corey Finger



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Subject: Scarsdale birds
Date: Thu Oct 10 2019 18:11 pm
From: ablock22168 AT yahoo.com
 
Had two Palm Warblers and a Common Yellowthroat at my friends home in Scarsdale on Old Army Rd. Also had my first White-throated Sparrows of the season there too.
Andrew
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Subject: Jamaica Bay East Pond Godwits (NO)
Date: Thu Oct 10 2019 14:03 pm
From: birdingdude AT gmail.com
 
As to be expected (but there is always hope), the rain driven Hudsonian and single Marbled Godwits were a no show today on the East Pond. It also looks like the lone Hudsonian that had stayed around for a bit might have departed with yesterday™s flock.
The 3 American Avocets continue up at the north end and 4 Long-billed Dowitchers were seen up that end as well.
Other shorebirds included, 2 Semipalmated Plovers, 4 Least Sandpipers, 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper, 2 Pectoral Sandpipers, 1 Stilt Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 2 White-rumped Sandpipers, 9 Greater Yellowlegs and 8 Lesser Yellowlegs.
Duck numbers continue to build with Ruddy Ducks and American Wigeons seeing the largest increase. Greater Scaup have arrived as well. Other notables were the 4 Glossy Ibis that were still near the Southend.
Cheers,--------"Iprefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." ~ Frederick Douglass
Swift as the wind—Quiet as the forestConquer like the fireSteady as the mountainSun TzuThe Art of War
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Subject: Godwits at Jamaica Bay
Date: Wed Oct 9 2019 15:08 pm
From: birdingdude AT gmail.com
 
Not much in terms of Shorebirds at the North end of the East Pond. The only notables were the continuing 3 American Avocets with 19 Greater Yellowlegs.
Cheers,

--------"Iprefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." ~ Frederick Douglass
Swift as the wind—Quiet as the forestConquer like the fireSteady as the mountainSun TzuThe Art of War
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On Oct 9, 2019, at 1:41 PM, Andrew Baksh <[email protected]> wrote:

My Gulling was put on hold; thanks to Anthony for the post, you made me look. Shoutout to Nas!
No Long-billed Dowitcher for me. However,I did count 31 Hudsonian Godwits, 1 Marbled Godwit, 4 Stilt Sandpipers, 2 Short-billed Dowitchers, 37 Greater Yellowlegs, 7 Lesser Yellowlegs and 1 Dunlin. All on the southend.
I am pretty soaked but will attempt a look up at the north end in a few mins to see what might be up there.
Good Rain Birding!--------"Iprefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." ~ Frederick Douglass
Swift as the wind—Quiet as the forestConquer like the fireSteady as the mountainSun TzuThe Art of War
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Andrew Bakshwww.birdingdude.blogspot.com
On Oct 9, 2019, at 9:56 AM, Anthony Collerton <[email protected]> wrote:

Currently 29 Hudsonian Godwits, a Marbled Godwit and 5 Long-billed Dowitchers at the South end of the East Pond (in the rain).

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