Today is the first full day of summer,started 1136 last night.
Happy summer! ☀🌞🌝⛲
Hi all,These slides were presented by NYC H2O during a discussion sponsored by the Queens Museum.I, for one, did not work to save the reservoir so that nature could be replaced by a performance space and playground.Christina
After years of fighting to preserve the natural state of the reservoir from development and interior ballfields ,finally getting protected status,some bozos talking about playgrounds inside... What do they don't understand ?
From Newtown historical Society Christina Wilkinson:
Anyone on board with removing nature in basin 3 and replacing it with a children's slide and performance space? We certainly did not join the cause to save the reservoir only to end up with this nonsense. For those wondering where the slides came from, it was this event:
You'll note the sentence that says the basins "are among the greatest unused inaccessible natural-protected spaces in the city."
And here we thought this whole time that it was used and accessed by nature, which was the whole point of stopping development. This sounds very Robert Moses-esque. Next they'll be calling it "underutilized."
Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens) (1)
- Reported Jun 18, 2021 09:43 by Amin Khalifa
- Brooklyn Bridge Walkway, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
- Map: http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=40.7040733,-73.9943497&ll=40.7040733,-73.9943497
- Checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S90398790
- Comments: "Heard distinctive call several times, seen by other members of group near waterfall"
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|Great Crested Flycatcher|
As expected in latter part of May, a Mourning Warbler surfaces. Prospects second of the season however was not like the more expressive first one at Amber gill pool.
Prospect top birder Ed Crowne pulled off the feat. Ed heard the Mourning by the Maryland Monument and earned brief looks along the stairs. Now this bird was acting the way it was supposed to : clandestinely!
On the big hill still, a report of a few Great Crested Fly catchers was heard. The Two birders I ran into heard them near the monument top steps. Its very likely borderline breeding birds;this species has bred in Prospect. Nows the time to observe and document into Ebird .