By DHConservancy on Wednesday, May. 22, 2019 - 9:14 am
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and Peter Wulfhorst, member of the Gifford Pinchot Audubon Society, for an early-morning birding walk on the woodland trail at the Conservancy's office in Bethel, NY. You’ll learn about what you see and hear as you... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jun. 9, 2016 - 10:26 am
Above: The logo for "Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills."  For over a century, birdwatchers have come to the Catskills to enjoy the staggering variety of feathered species on display. This weekend’s “Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills,” held at... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 - 11:07 pm
Still life with fence post. Photos (top and bottom) by Walter Putrycz.  Snowy owls are creatures of the tundra, and a rare sight this far south of the Arctic Circle. But this winter, the ghost-white birds have been turning up across the Northeastern U.S... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 - 3:45 pm
Why spend all day drilling holes in dead trees in search of hidden larvae, when you can stop in at the friendly neighborhood all-you-can-eat suet buffet? Watershed Post reader Barbara Small got this fantastic closeup of a woodpecker near her house in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 23, 2012 - 1:14 pm
Photos by Jack McShane. March is the time for putting up bluebird nest boxes, and cleaning out old ones. Watershed Post reader Jack McShane caught these little field mice red-handed -- er, red-pawed -- taking over a bluebird box on his property in Andes.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 - 3:03 pm
Photographer Christopher Mooney got this beautiful close-up of a golden eagle (or immature bald eagle?) near the shore of the Pepacton Reservoir yesterday. Posted to the Watershed Post Flickr group. (Local photographers, if you'd like to see your photos... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 - 8:08 am
A Greene County birdwatcher noticed a massive migration of snow geese flying over New Baltimore last night, according to Prospect Park and regional bird sightings, a Brooklyn bird-watching blog. The blog quotes an email sent by Richard Guthrie, a Greene... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2010 - 8:56 am
Bird-watching fanatic Corey Finger, a Saugerties ex-pat who now lives in New York City, spent his Easter morning tromping around the swamp. He got some great bird photos and a shot of a tree-dwelling porcupine: I went for a drive to the Great Vly, a large... Read more
By Aaron Bennett on Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010 - 11:24 am
The Watershed Post is delighted to introduce our first columnist: Aaron Bennett of Catskill Mountainkeeper. Bennett’s job as regional director at CMK is to serve the “high peaks region” of the Catskill Mountains, which includes Delaware, Greene and... Read more
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