Rare Birds

Rare Birds

6-4-15 Yellow-breasted Chat at the Mills-Norrie “Hopeland Area”

Date: 6.04.2015Contributor(s): Steve Bauer

Location: Hopeland Area - Mills-Norrie

Details: A Yellow-breasted Chat was seen on 6-4-15 by Steven Bauer and Susan Rogers ...See more.

Olive-sided Flycatcher – Buttercup East 5.14.15

Date: 5-14-2015Contributor(s): Carena Pooth

Location: Buttercup East

Details: Carena Pooth found an Olive-sided Flycatcher at Buttercup East, Stanfordville, on the eastern (...See more.

Swallow-tailed Kite, Rt. 44 & Canoe Hill Rd., 5/13/15 5:30pm

Details: John Askildsen reported a Swallow-tailed Kite flying at treetop level from east to ...See more.

Greater White-fronted Goose at Strever Pond 4/21/15

Details: Susan Joseph saw a Greater White-fronted Goose at the pond on Strever Farm ...See more.

Extralimital Rare Bird Sighting – Crested Caracara – Orange County 4/10/15

Details:      A Crested Caracara ( a tropical falcon usually only seen in Florida, Texas and ...See more.

Red-necked Grebe (2) – Sylvan Lake 12.24.2014

Details: 2 Red-necked Grebe were  found on Sylvan Lake at 11:15am 12.24....See more.

Bonaparte’s Gull – Garden Way, Rhinebeck NY 11.19.2014

Details: Barbara Post called late afternoon to report sighting a winter-plumaged Bonaparte's Gull on ...See more.

Pectoral Sandpipers, “The Fly” Rt 82, Pine Plains 11.13.2014

Details: Chet Vincent, with Adrienne Popko and Carena Pooth,  found 3 Pectoral Sandpipers at " ...See more.

2 Cackling Geese, Lavelle Pond, Amenia NY – 11/8/14

Details: Adrienne Popko and Barbara Michelin report today that they found 2 Cackling Geese ...See more.

Mississippi Kite – 9.23.2014

Details: Dick Riley reported seeing a Mississippi Kite at Peach Hill Park in Poughkeepsie ...See more.

Common Gallinules – 9.30 -10.2.2014 Harlem Valley Rail Trail

Date: 9.30.2014Contributor(s): A. Popko, L. Martens, B. Mansell, C. Pooth

Location: Harlem Valley Rail Trail

Details:   Common Gallinule - Sharon Station - Harlem Valley Rail Trail Adrienne Popko ...See more.

Lark Sparrow – Salt Point Turnpike (east of Market Lane intersection) 8.22.2014

Date: 8.22.2014Contributor(s): Barbara Mansell

Location: Stanfordville NY

Details: 8-22-2014 - Barbara Mansell found a Lark Sparrow mid-day moving between the intersection ...See more.