Category Archives: New York Birding

6/3 – Sterling Forest

I have been making an annual pilgrimage to the Sterling Forest in Tuxedo, NY for the past four years now. Last year, I enjoyed a wonderfully successful trip to this bird-filled location with my fellow young birders from the CTYBC, … Continue reading

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7/30 – GRAY-HOODED GULL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, NY

I was lucky enough to join Nick Bonomo, Dori Sosensky, Roy Harvey and Julian Hough today to chase a GRAY-HOODED GULL (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus) (!!!) that was found at Coney Island, NY on the twenty-fourth. Relocated yesterday, this bird represents only … Continue reading

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6/25 – HOODED CROW, Staten Island, NY

A Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix) was first mentioned hanging around the Crookes Point parking lot at Great Kills Park in Staten Island on the twenty-first, although locals had said the “funny-looking” crow had been hanging around for a couple of … Continue reading

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