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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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