• A Western Kingbird at Jones Beach

    13 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    This past Saturday morning I was out at Jones Beach birding all morning with my good friends Seth and Mary, who had dragged me, kicking and screaming, from my local patches in Queens. A whole county to the east of Queens is Nassau County, where I used to bird frequently but much less so as lack of time and a burgeoning awareness of my carbon footprint tend to keep me closer to home. The most famed birding spot in Nassau County is Jones Beach State Park , out on the barrier island, and though the winds weren't what we would have wished for we still had a wonderful morning of birding.
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