Date: 4/4/18 5:50 pm
From: Sean Sime <sean...>
Subject: [nysbirds-l] Kings County arrivals and storm birds
A few stops around Gravesend Bay prior to the front passage and Coney
Island Beach during the storm turned up a few new arrivals as well as some
lingering species.

Coney Island Creek Park

Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Laughing Gull
Field Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow

Good numbers of both loons and Horned Grebe are still present in the bay.

Coney Island Beach

Glossy Ibis
Laughing Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull (very clean looking adult)
Long-tailed Duck
Surf Scoter
Northern Gannet
Osprey

Ebird checklists with images can be viewed at the following links;

https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44256707

https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S44256100

Good birding,

Sean Sime
Brooklyn, NY

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