• Twitching a Pacific Loon in Oyster Bay

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    When a Pacific Loon was found last weekend in Nassau County, by the marina in Oyster Bay, I was indifferent. After all, I saw one in New York State a little over six years ago , and I have seen them several times when in western states. But then photos starting showing up on social media and local photographers' sites and I got jealous. Fortunately, I had yesterday clear to bird as I wanted so I decided to start my day at Oyster Bay, half-an-hour from my house, and see if I could get similarly lucky.
    I was the first birder on the scene and was greeted by a horde of ducks. Greater Scaup in...
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