Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Ducks on Lake,NY Times article

On my snowshoe commute home from work, I noted a drake RING NECKED DUCK joined the continuing drake RED BREASTED MERGANSER along with the usual assortment lot on Prospect Lake


Of interest to Jamaica Bay birders, the NY Times came out with a piece on the Jamaica Bay WEST POND which still is a salt lagoon, the breach cause by storm Sandy never repaired and the trail truncated. See more about the delay and funds that was an issue As well as the US parks wrestling with this breach problem.West Pond bird diversity has declined from sources reporting in past.A proposal put forth by NY Audubon is covered in the article.