Category Archives: New York Birding

7/28/10 – Jamaica Bay: Wilson’s, American White Pelican

I joined James Orrico for a great morning of birding at Jamaica Bay NWR in Queens, NY. JamBay is the place to be to watch shorebird migration at it’s best in the Metro Area. Our two highlights of the day … Continue reading

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Sterling Forest, Golden-wings, Ceruleans ++

James Orrico and I journeyed to the Sterling Forest in Tuxedo NY for a morning of birding. We had been here a year ago and now returned for much the same birds. Last year we had a very enjoyable experience … Continue reading

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Jamaica Bay NWR, Double Punch

I joined James Randall and his dad for a nice morning of birding at Jamaica Bay NWR in Queens, NY. Our primary goal was to search out two rare birds plus two uncommon and seasonal challenge. With limited time we … Continue reading

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Central Park, NYC, 22 Warblers!!!!

It was a day for the races, and no less my best day of birding during spring migration EVER. James Orrico, James Randall and I departed Fairfield at the bright and early hour of 5:00 heading for a famed destination … Continue reading

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Dovekie and Barnacle Goose!!

If I was able to stay out of the hospital James Orrico, James Randall and I were planning to do a big out of state birding trip this weekend. What a trip it was! 3 States, 6 hours of driving, … Continue reading

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Strike Out On Mew and Harlequin

Lately, I’ve had some time to do a little chasing. Sunday, I joined up with James Orrico and James Randall to chase the Mew Gull that was being seen in Brooklyn. We arrived and saw people that had had the … Continue reading

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Summer Tanager, Rufous Hummingbird, Ash-throated Flycatcher, and Orange-crowned Warbler!!!

All in a good day’s birding! James Orrico and I left Fairfield around 11, bound for a day of Boroughs birding! Our first stop was Clove Lakes Park on Staten Island, where a hatching-year Summer Tanager had been seen. Because … Continue reading

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