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New Bird Photographed – Northern Shoveler

While visiting Long Beach in Stratford, Connecticut, there were plenty of waterfowl on the ocean.  Most of them I’ve seen before, but for whatever reason (perhaps because it was high tide?), the ducks were closer to the shore than I … Continue reading

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Photos from 04-15-15 – Sleightsburgh Spit

With Sleightsburgh Spit in Port Ewen being such a hotspot for me to see new species of birds this year, I went after work one day to see what I might find.  While there was no new species seen, one in … Continue reading

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New (Old!) Bird Photographed – Redhead

Photos taken 4/4/15 After my luck with the white-winged scoter the previous week, I went back to the same spot the following weekend to see what else might turn up.  The scoter was nowhere to be seen, but there was … Continue reading

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03-29-15 – Photos from Sleightsburgh and Kingston Point Park

With the weather finally becoming a little more favorable, I took my spotting scope off to the Hudson River and Rondout Creek to look for waterfowl.  Looking for waterfowl has become a lot of fun, but it doesn’t usually equal … Continue reading

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New (Old!) Bird Photographed – White-winged Scoter

As the ice finally started melting on the rivers and creeks at the end of March, we made it out to Sleightsburgh Park to look for waterfowl.  The variety was excellent, but there was one in particular that was a … Continue reading

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New (Old!) Bird Photographed – Gadwall

So, this was a first time for me… back in January of this year.  Now that I’ve tightened up my process for photo editing, I can churn out posts much more quickly.  Who knows, maybe I’ll get caught up to … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Canvasback

So, the fieldscope/iPhone combination really came in handy at Piermont Pier on Saturday! In the distance, I could see Canvasbacks sleeping on the Hudson River.  It was the first time I’ve ever seen one!  I had to have waited nearly … Continue reading

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Birds at the Coastal Center at Milford Point

One place that we stopped that was pretty cool was the Connecticut Audubon Center in Milford, CT.  We enjoyed our stop there so much, that we stopped there a second time on the way home. The obvious highlight was a … Continue reading

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The Birds of Long Beach (Winter)

Now that I’ve gone over all the new birds I’ve seen, let’s look everything by place!  I don’t normally start out of sync like this, but this was the last location we stopped at during our Connecticut mini-vacation. The spot: … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – American Wigeon

I got a very brief glimpse of an American Wigeon while at the Coastal Center at Milford Point on the way back home from our weekend getaway. I was hoping to take a digiscope shot, but it was spooked by … Continue reading

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