New York State Ornithological Association


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Note:  All issues beginning with June 2002 include Regional Reports, Standard Regional Report Abbreviations and Reporting Deadlines, and Map of Reporting Regions.
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Index, 2001-2004
Volumes 51-54
© 2004

Decennial Index
1991-2000 Volumes 41-50
© 2003


Volume 63 No. 4                                 December 2013

Recent Status of the Blue Grosbeak on Staten Island and in New York State
       Michael J. Shanley III
Notes on Bald Eagles nesting on Gardiner's Island, East Hampton, New York
       Mary Laura Lamont
In Memory of Jim Clinton, Sr.
       Robert Adamo
New York State Ornithological Association, Inc.
     66th Annual Meeting, Uniondale, NY, 2 November 2013
Highlights of the Season — Summer 2013
       Andrew Guthrie

Volume 63 No. 3                                 September 2013

Timing of the spring passage of dark Red-tailed Hawks past Derby Hill Observatory
       Kyle Wright
Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2011
Highlights of the Season — Spring 2013
       S. S. Mitra
Spring Arrival Dates 2013

Volume 63 No. 2                                 June 2013

Winter Waterfowl Count, January 2013
       Bill Ostrander

Notes and Comments
    Notes on a Gray Jay nest in Raquette Lake
        Kirsten Askildsen, John Askildsen, Joan Collins, and Larry Master

    A Pelagic Purple Gallinule rescue
        Patricia J. Lindsay
In Memoriam
    Paul H. Gillen, Jr., Dr. Robert E. Long, Marie N. Petuh, Starr Saphir, Alvin Wollin
Highlights of the Season — Winter 2012-13
       Dominic Sherony

Volume 63 No. 1                                 March 2013

A Welsh birder abroad: the story behind a record-breaking Big Year in New York State
       Anthony Collerton
Notes and Comments
    Western Kingbird in Savannah, Wayne County, NY, with notes on previous records of
     vagrant Tyrannus in this area.
        John Tarolli

Volume 62 No. 4                                 December 2012

Sampling of the 2012 fall migration of Northern Saw-whet Owls
       John L. Confer, Robert McGuire, Andrew Myers, and Julia Gillis
New York State Ornithological Association, Inc.
65th Annual Meeting, Owego, New York, September 29, 2012
A possible American Kestrel dump nest
        Mark Manske
Highlights of the Season — Summer 2012
       Robert G. Spahn

Volume 62 No. 3                                 September 2012

Comparison of two field data collection methods in recording avian behavior
       Carol Henger, Sarah B. Wallace, and Mark E. Hauber
Notes and Observations
    Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in Locust Grove, NY — A birding experience
        Seth Ausubel, with Nancy Loomis
In Memoriam
    Robert G. McKinney
    Robert Schumann
Spring Arrival Dates for 2012
Highlights of the Season — Spring 2012
       Dominic Sherony

Volume 62 No. 2                                 June 2012

Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2010
Notes and Observations
    Grace's Warbler on Long Island, New York: A first for the east coast of North America
        Douglas Gochfeld
    Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in New York's Catskill Mountains
        David Rankin
Highlights of the Season — Winter 2011-12
       Dominic Sherony

Volume 62 No. 1                                 March 2012

Changes in habitat and breeding birds in a Pitch Pine Oak Heath 
    Rocky Summit community at the Mohonk Preserve, Ulster County, NY
       Joseph Chernek
Highlights of the Season — Fall 2011
       S. S. Mitra

Volume 61 No. 4                                 December 2011

A Confirmed Breeding Record of Least Bittern on Long Island
       John L. Turner
Tropical Storm Irene in New York State
        S. S. Mitra
New York State Ornithological Association, Inc.
    64th Annual Meeting, Hopewell Junction, New York, 24 September 2011
Hybrid Blue-winged Teal x Northern Shoveler
    Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, Seneca Co., New York, 19 May 2011
        Christopher L. Wood and Jessie Barry
Highlights of the Season — Spring 2011
       S. S. Mitra

Volume 61 No. 3                                 September 2011

The Fire Island Hawkwatch
       Robert J. Kurtz
A "Sooty" Fox Sparrow in Central Park, New York City
        Stephen Chang
Notes and Observations
    Addition to the New York State Checklist
        New York State Avian Records Committee
    Double-nesting by Red-bellied Woodpeckers in New York State
        Ruth Bernstein Hyman
    A Hybrid Cliff Swallow x Barn Swallow in Western New York State
        Christopher L. Wood, Andrew Guthrie, and Jessie Barry
New York State Ornithological Association, Inc.
    63rd Annual Meeting, Savannah, New York, October 23, 2010
Highlights of the Season — Summer 2011
       Robert S. Spahn

Volume 61 No. 2                                 June 2011

Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) Call-types of New York:
   Their taxonomy, Flight Call Vocalizations, and Ecology
       Matthew A. Young
A 2010 Nassau County Big Year
        Robert A. Berlingeri
Notes and Observations
    Additions to the New York State Checklist
        New York State Avian Records Committee
    The 111th Christmas Bird Count in New York State
Fifty Years Ago in The Kingbird
   Chickadee Migration in Monroe County
       Matthew A. Young
Highlights of the Season — Winter 2010-11
       W. Bradley Carlson

Volume 61 No. 1                                 March 2011

Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2009
American Kestrel Nest Box Management Program in Northern New York State John J. Elliot Award winner
       Mark Manske
Notes and Observations
    A Cave Swallow Event Along New York's Lake Ontario Shore
        David Tetlow
    A Very Old Bird
        Richard Guthrie
    Two Fall Flights of Lesser Black-backed Gulls on Long Island
        Shaibal S. Mitra
Highlights of the Season — Fall 2010
       Robert G. Spahn
Corrigendum

Volume 60 No. 4                                 December 2010

Legalities and Practicalities of Salvaging Dead Birds for Museum Specimens
     Jeremy J. Kirchman
Predictions of Species to be Added to the New York State Checklist — v. 4.0  3/24/11
     Doug Gochfeld
Notes and Observations
    Late Fledging of Red-bellied Woodpecker in New York State
        Ruth Bernstein Hyman
    Further Notes on Gray Catbirds Breeding in Eastern Long Island
        George Rowsom
Highlights of the Season — Summer 2010
     S. S. Mitra

Volume 60 No. 3                         September 2010

Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2008

A Common Raven (Corvus corax) nest in Kew Gardens, Queens County
     Seth Ausubel & Corey Finger
A previously undescribed call for the Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus)
     Scott Crocoll
Highlights of the Season — Spring 2010
     Thomas B. Johnson
Spring Arrival Dates 2010

Volume 60 No. 2                         June 2010

Vagrant Hummingbirds in New York State: An Update
     John Haas

New Late Date and First December Record of Yellow-bellied Flycatcher in New York State
     Ken Feustel
Notes and Observations
Fifty Years Ago in The Kingbird
The 110th Christmas Bird Count in New York State
Highlights of the Season — Winter 2009-10
     Dominic Sherony

Volume 60 No. 1                         March 2010

Avian Response to Shrubland Restoration in the Forested Landscape
   of Sterling Forest State Park, NY     John J. Elliot Award winner
     John Confer

Some Note on the Fall Migration of Bicknell's and Gray-cheeked Thrushes
   in New York State and Eastern United States
     Elizabeth Brooks and Dominic Sherony
The Fall 2008 Irruption of Pine Siskins in Southeastern New York
     Cameron Rutt
Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season — Fall 2009
     Seymour Schiff

Volume 59 No. 4                         December 2009

Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2007
New York State Ornithological Association, Inc.
    62nd Annual Meeting, Savannah, NY, 26 September 2009
Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season — Summer 2009
     Robert G. Spahn
Spring Arrival Dates — Spring 2009

Volume 59 No. 3                         September 2009

Mitred Parakeets (Aratinga mitrata) in Queens and Nassau Counties, New York
     Seth Ausubel
Bird Populations in Western New York State: Insights from the Annual Counts
   of the Buffalo Ornithological Society
     Robert L. DeLeon
Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season — Spring 2009
     Dominic Sherony

Volume 59 No. 2                         June 2009

Elon Howard Eaton
     Stephen W. Eaton
Harriet Taylor Marsi (1912-2008)
     Valerie Freer
Winston William Brockner (1915-2008)
     Frances Rew
John Joseph Friz (1935-2008)
     Thomas W. Burke
Notes and Observations
Fifty Years Ago in The Kingbird
The 109th Christmas Bird Count in New York State
Highlights of the Season — Winter 2008-09
     Dominic Sherony

Volume 59 No. 1                      March 2009

Regular inshore occurrence of non-breeding Arctic Terns (Sterna paradisaea) During Summer on Long Island, New York           John J. Elliot Award winner
     S. S. Mitra
Fall Migration of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird in Southeastern New York
     Cameron Rutt
A Magnificent Frigatebird in Central New York State: First Record for the Finger Lakes Region
     Thomas B. Johnson and Shawn M. Billerman
Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2006    
An Exemplary NYSARC Report from 2006
Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season — Fall 2008
     Amdrew Guthrie

Volume 58 No. 4                      December 2008

Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2005
Exemplary Reports of Rare Birds from 2005
      Michael Harvey
      Shane Blodgett
New York State Ornithological Association, Inc.
    61st Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY, September 20, 2008
Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season — Summer 2008
     Willie D'Anna

Volume 58 No. 3                      September 2008

The New York State Museum Bird Collection: A Resource for Educators and Ornithologists
      Jeremy J. Kirchman
January Waterfowl Count, 2008, and Some Observations
      Bryan L. Swift
Spring Arrival of Tree Swallow and Eastern Phoebe in the Adirondacks
     Mark Gretch
Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season — Spring 2008
     Robert G. Spahn

Volume 58 No. 2                      June 2008

Ross's Gull at Niagara Falls
      Willie D'Anna
Notes and Observations
The 108th Christmas Bird Count in New York State
Highlights of the Season — Winter 2007-08
      Jeffrey Bolsinger

Volume 58 No. 1                  March 2008

Patagonia Picnic in Montauk or How We All Go Birding
      compiled by Patricia J. Lindsay
Exemplary Reports of Rare Birds from 2004
      Kevin McGann
      Curtis Marantz
Annual Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2004      John J. Elliot Award winner - Angus Wilson
Multiple Acadian Flycatchers breeding in New York City and Long Island during Summer 2007
      Patricia J. Lindsay
From the Editor's Desk

Volume 57 No. 4                  December 2007

Alfred Ott, 1939-2007
Western Reef-Heron (Egretta gularis gularis) at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn      John J. Elliot Award winner
      Alex Wilson
Early Arrival of Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis )
     in southeastern New York during Summer 2007
      Ken Feustel
Multiple Acadian Flycatchers breeding in New York City and Long Island during Summer 2007
      Patricia J. Lindsay
Notes and Observations
The New York State Ornithological Association's 60th Annual Meeting.
     Batavia, NY, 6 October 2007
      Brenda Best
Highlights of the Season—Summer 2007
      Angus Wilson

Volume 57 No. 3                  September 2007

January Waterfowl Counts, 2005-2007, and Some Observations on Long-term Trends
      Bryan L. Swift
Connections:  Coincidence—Correlation—Causation
      Mark Gretch
Highlights of the Season—Spring 2007
      S. S. Mitra
Spring Arrival Date Tables

Volume 57 No. 2                  June 2007

Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season—Winter 2006-07
      S. S. Mitra
The 107th CBC in New York State
Photo Gallery

Volume 57 No. 1                  March 2007

The Status of Trumpeter Swans in New York State in 2007
       Dominic Sherony and Jeffrey S. Bolsinger
Guidelines for the Admission of Exotic Species to the New York State Checklist
      New York State Avian Records Committee
23 Minutes of Mood
      Michael Givant
Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season—Summer 2006
      Andrew Guthrie
Highlights of the Season—Fall 2006
      Andrew Guthrie

Volume 56 No. 4                  December 2006

A Brief Guide to Birding Fort Drum, New York
       Jeffrey S. Bolsinger and Matthew Young
A Tale of Two Rails
      Michael A. Farina
The New York State Ornithological Association's 59th Annual Meeting
SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY, 30 September 2006

      Brenda Best
Highlights of the Season—Spring 2006
      Andrew Guthrie

Volume 56 No. 3                  September 2006

Avian Window Strike Mortality at an Urban Office Building     John J. Elliot Award winner
      Yigal Gelb and Nicole Delacretaz

Spring 2004 Visible Night Migration of Birds at the Empire State Building, New York City
       Robert DeCandido and Deborah Allen
Historical Accounts of Bicknell's Thrush in New York City and  New Record for Bronx County
       C. L. Seewagen and E. J. Slayton
Observations on the Cave Swallow Incursion of November 2005
      Robert Spahn and David Tetlow
Changes to the New York State Avian Review List
      The New York State Avian Records Committee

Volume 56 No. 2                  June 2006

Successful Use of Artificial Nesting Structure by Dark-eyed Junco, with Comments on Junco Summer Distribution in New York
       Charles R. Smith

Grassland Birds at the Plattsburgh Airfield IBA: An Update
       Mark Gretch
Ivory-billed Woodpecker
       Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr.
Notes and Observations
Highlights of the Season—Winter 2005-06
       Andrew Guthrie

Volume 56 No. 1                 March 2006

Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2003

Obituary—Dr. Paul A. DeBenedictis
       Dorothy Crumb
Highlights of the Season—Fall 2005
       Andrew Guthrie

Volume 55 No. 4                 December 2005

Lost in the Moment
       Michael Givant

First Confirmed Nesting of the Pine Warbler (Dendroica pinus) in New York City
       Robert DeCandido and Deborah Allen
Adventures in Field Identification: An Unusual Manx Shearwater at Jones Inlet, Nassau County, NY 17-26 Sep 2005
       S.S. Mitra
Notes and Observations
New York State Ornithological Association, Inc.
58th Annual Meeting, Marriott Hotel, Albany, NY - September 24, 2005
       Brenda Best
Highlights of the Season—Summer 2005
       Andrew Guthrie

Volume 55 No. 3                 September 2005

A Swainson's Warbler in Forest Park, Queens
       Jean Loscalzo

An Unprecedented Spring Incursion of Southeastern North American Landbirds to Coastal New York     John J. Elliot Award winner
       S. S. Mitra and Patricia Lindsay

Peregrine Falcons Nesting on Long Island
       Seymour Schiff and Michael Farina

First Nesting of Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) in New York City Since ca. 1955
       Robert DeCandido and Deborah Allen

Revision of Osprey Nesting Dates in New York State
       William Watson
Changes to the NYSARC Review List
       The New York State Avian Records Committee
Highlights of the Season—Spring 2005
       Andrew Guthrie
Spring Arrival Date Tables

Volume 55 No. 2                 June 2005

Boreal Owl in Central Park, New York County
       Peter W. Post

From the Editor's Desk
       S. S. Mitra

The 105th Christmas Bird Count in New York State
Highlights of the Season—Winter 2004
       Andrew Guthrie

Volume 55 No. 1                 March 2005

An Artificial Nest Structure for Black Terns (Chlidonias niger):  Design and Use
       David A. Seyler
A Brief Review of Migratory Game Birds in New York State
       Will Yandik

Cedar Waxwing, Scarlet Tanager, and Baltimore Oriole in Genesee County in 1833
       Donald A. Windsor

The January Waterfowl Count, 2004
       Bryan L. Swift

The New York State Ornithological Association's 57th Annual Meeting
       Brenda Best

Kingbird Index 2004 Volume 54
       Donald A. Windsor

From the Editor's Desk
       S. S. Mitra

Corrigendum

Highlights of the Fall Season 2004
       Andrew Guthrie

Volume 54 No. 4                 December 2004

Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 2002
An Unusually Plumaged Cerulean Warbler Singing a Northern Parula Song in Dutchess County, NY
       Carena Pooth and Rodney Johnson

Northbound Migratory Phenology of Northern Flickers in the Adirondacks
       Mark Gretch

Highlights of the Season—Summer 2004
       Andrew Guthrie

Volume 54 No. 3                 September 2004

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) at Mecox Bay, Long Island, 28-29 May, 2004:  New York State's Sixth Record
       Ken & Sue Feustel
An Unusual Hermit Thrush Nest in Cattaraugus County, New York
       Timothy H. Baird

American Goldfinch Song Assemblies
       Eric Salzman

A Discussion of Changes Arising From the 45th Supplement to the AOU Check-List
       S. S. Mitra
Highlights of the Season—Spring 2004
       Andrew Guthrie
Editor's Note
       S. S. Mitra
Table of Spring Arrival Dates

Volume 54 No. 2                 June 2004

Redpolls in Central New York - Winter 2003-2004
       Jody Hildreth
Potential Impacts of Climate Change on the Summer Distribution of New York's Passerine Birds
       Jeff Price

The Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
       John Van Neil

A Hawking Raven
       Sean C. Phelan
Birding with Father
       Ken Allaire
Minutes of the 56th Annual Meeting of the FNYSBC - 1 Nov 2003
       Brenda Best
On "Subspecies" of the Canada Goose
       Gerry Rising
Highlights of the Season — Winter 2003 - 2004
       Andrew Guthrie
The Poet's Corner
       Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr.

Volume 54 No. 1                 March 2004

A Probable Couch's Kingbird x Scissor-tailed Flycatcher in Livingston Co., New York     
    John J. Elliot Award winner

       Kevin J. McGowan, Robert G. Spahn
Hurricane Isabel (September 2003) in New York
       Willie D'Anna

One That Got Away:  A Possible Nesting of Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) in Region 1
       Terry Mosher

The Kingbird Index, 2003 Vol. 53
       Donald A. Windsor
New York State Federation Waterfowl Count (FWC), January 2003
       Bryan L. Swift
Successfully Protecting a Northern Harrier Nest in a Mowed Field
       Mark Manske, Daniel Coolidge, Brad Lincoln
NYSARC News
Highlights of the Winter Season
       Andrew Guthrie

Volume 53 No. 4                 December 2003

Federation of New York State Bird Clubs, Inc. to Become New York State Ornithological Association, Inc.
       Stanley R. Lincoln
The Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee (NYSARC) for 2001

New York's First Record of Pacific Golden-Plover (Pluvialis fulva)
       Hugh McGuinness

The Status and Ecology of The Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) in New York State
       Kathryn J. Schneider     John J. Elliot Award winner
A Discussion of Changes Arising from The 44th Supplement to The AOU Check-List
       Shaibal S. Mitra
How to Buy the Checklist of the Birds of New York State

"The Beastie Boys and The Grasshopper Sparrows"
                Poem by Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr.

Highlights of the Summer Season 2003
       Guest Editor — Andrew Guthrie
Rare Bird Alerts

Volume 53 No. 3                 September 2003

Note:  the two sample articles listed below may be viewed simultaneously as they will open in separate windows.
A Possible Black-chinned Hummingbird in New York State
       Michael D. Stubblefield
Archilochus Hummingbird at Lenoir Preserve (Westchester Co.) NY  Dec 2001
       Andrew Guthrie
Pied-billed Grebe Densities in a Western New York Wetland Impoundment
       David A. Seyler
Merlin Breeds in Broome County - First Historic Nesting South of the Adirondacks
       Marie N. Petuh
MacGillivray's Warbler Banded at Rochester - 4 Jun 2003 - Second NYS Record
       Cindy Marino
Caching of Prey by Northern Hawk Owl
       Jay G. Lehman

What to Do When the Peregrine Visits: A Marbled Godwit's Stealth Defense
                Rex G. Stanford

Federation of New York State Bird Clubs, Inc. - Minutes of 55th Annual Meeting
Corrigendum
Highlights of the Spring Season 2003
       Guest Editor — Kurt J. Fox
Changes in the AOU Checklist Relevant to New York State
Spring Arrival Date Tables

Volume 53 No. 2                 June 2003

Eurasian Collared-Dove in New York State
       Dominic F. Sherony, Brett M. Ewald
The Changing Status of Pacific Loon in New York State
       Dale Dyer
Puzzling Varied Thrush in Nassau County
       Angus Wilson
Yellow-breasted Chat in mid-Manhattan at 42nd St. & 6th Ave.
       Kenneth Allaire
Documenting Rare Birds — A New York Perspective
       Willie D'Anna
Yellow-rumped Warblers Gorging on Cluster Flies
       Mark Gretch

Notes and Observations
     An Unusual Nighthawk Flight in Chautauqua County
                Allen H. Benton
     Late Nesting of a Wild Turkey in Allegany County
                Elizabeth W. Brooks
     Record Late Tufted Titmouse Nestlings
                William Watson
     Editor's Note

In Memoriam
     Sally Spofford  1914-2003
     Allan S. Klonick  1921-2003
Minutes of the 54th Annual Meeting — Liverpool, NY  14-16 Sep 2001 
Highlights of the Winter Season 2002-2003
       Guest Editor — Joseph DiCostanzo

Volume 53 No. 1                 March 2003

Possible Hermit Warbler (Dendroica occidentalis), a First for New York State, Jones Beach SP, Nassau Co., 11/28/02 to 12/1/02
       Andrew Block, Anne Connor
Hermit Warbler or Hermit x Townsend's Warbler Hybrid??
       Joseph DiCostanzo
Ross's Gull (Rhodostethia rosea) in Monroe Co., 9-13 Jan 2003
       Robert G. Spahn
Snow Burrowing by Common Redpolls (Carduelis flammea)
       Joan Collins, John M.C. Peterson
Origin and Movements of Snow Geese in New York State
       Angus Wilson
Kingbird Index 2001-2002 Volumes 51-52
       Donald A. Windsor
First Record of Least Tern (Sterna antillarum) for Erie County
       Brendan Klick
NYSARC News
Highlights of the Fall Season 2002
       Willie D'Anna

Volume 52 No. 4                 December 2002

The Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee (NYSARC) for 2000
New York State Federation Waterfowl Count, January 2002
       Bryan L. Swift
Purple Gallinule in Clinton County, 23 September - 3 October 2002
       Glen Drapeau, William Krueger, Charles Mitchell
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (Calidris acuminata) in Monroe Co., 10-13 October 2002, New York State's Second Record
       Dominic Sherony
More Changes to the 7th Edition of the AOU Check-List Relevant to New York State
Corrigenda
First NYS Hermit Warbler or Hermit x Townsend's Hybrid?
Highlights of the Summer Season 2002
       Willie D'Anna

Volume 52 No. 3                  September 2002

Review of Eastern and Spotted Towhee Taxa Based on Possible Spotted Towhee in Central Park, NYC - 26 April 2001     John J. Elliot Award winner
         Michael D. Stubblefield, James D. Rising
Slaty-backed Gull at Seneca Falls, Seneca Co., 23 February 2002
       Kevin J. McGowan, Jay W. McGowan
Evening Grosbeak Breeding in Chenango Co., June 2002
       Erica L.Dennis, James H. Dennis, Donald A. Windsor
Late Fall Records of Yellow-bellied Flycatcher on Long Island
       Robert O. Paxton
An Unintentional Common Raven “Experiment”
       Joan Collins
Highlights of the Spring Season 2002
       Willie D'Anna
Spring Arrival Date Tables

Volume 52 No. 2                  June 2002

Vagrant Hummingbirds in New York State
       S.S. Mitra, M. Bochnik
Slaty-backed Gull in Sullivan County, February 2002
       V.M. Freer, J. Haas, P.A. Buckley
Further Predictions of Species to be Added to The Checklist of The Birds of New York State
       Emanuel Levine
Scope Photography for Bird Study and Documentation
       Rex G. Stanford
Live Prey in Buteo Nests
       Scott Crocoll
Corrigenda
Poet's Corner
       Maxwell Corydon Wheat, Jr.
Highlights of the Winter Season 2001-2002
       Willie D'Anna

Volume 52 No. 1                 March 2002

Hammond's Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) on Long Island, 27-28 Oct 2001 New York State's First Record
       John Fritz, Douglas J. Futuyma
Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 1999
Two Great White Herons (Ardea (herodias) occidentalis) in New York Sep-Nov 2001
       S.S. Mitra, John Fritz
An Adult Ardea herodias wardi from the Northeast
       Robert W. Dickerman
Long-billed Murrelet (Brachyramphus perdix) at Ithaca New York
17-20 Dec 2001
       Steve and Taylor Kelling
Notes and Observations:
White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) on Long Island 13-27 Oct 2001
       Cindy Wodinski
Highlights of the Fall Season
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports

Volume 51 No. 4                  December 2001

 
Wood Storks in Wayne County New York, Aug-Sep 2001
       Dominic F. Sherony
Northern Parula Returns to Long Island
       Eric Salzman
Analyzing Bird Count Data Using Advance-Decline Metrics
       Donald A. Windsor
New York State Federation Waterfowl Count, January 2001
       Bryan L. Swift
Bibliography of New York State Ornithology for 2000
       The Bibliography Committee, P. Jones, Chair
Poet's Corner
       Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr
Letters
Highlights of the 2001 Summer Season
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports
Preview of 2002 Kingbird Issues

Volume 51 No. 3                  September 2001

Upstate New York's First Great Egret Colony
        William Watson
Mass Mortalities of European Starlings From Collisions With Motor Vehicles
        Ward B. Stone, Kevin Hines, Joseph C. Okoniewski
A South Polar Skua Seen From Land, With Notes on the Species' Status in New York
       Shaibal S. Mitra and Patricia J. Lindsay
Photographs of Common Eider and Young at Fisher's Island, NY    6 Aug 2000
My Big Year (2000)
       Matt Victoria
Highlights of the 2001 Spring Season
        Willie D'Anna
Poet's Corner
       Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr
Spring Arrival Date Tables
Regional Reports

Volume 51 No. 2                  June 2001

First Record of Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) for New York State
         Paul Gillen
The Questionable Wisdom of Introducing Alien Species
        Gerry Rising
An Unusual Chickadee (Poecile species) Banded at Braddock Bay, NY
       Sharon Skelly, David Bonter, David Semple
Obituary - Douglas F. Howland 1920 - 1999
       Allan S. Klonick
First Breeding Record of Common Eider (Somateria mollissima) for New York State
       Edwin Horning, Jacqueline Williamson
Notes and Observations
        Swallow-tailed Kite in Suburban Suffolk County Backyard
        Sandhill Crane Spotting
Corrigenda
       Editor
Poet's Corner
       Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr
Minutes of the 53rd Annual Meeting, Waterloo, NY September 8-10, 2000
       Barbara Butler
Highlights of the Winter Season 2000-2001
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports

Volume 51 No. 1                  March 2001

First Record of Cassin's Sparrow (Aimophila cassinii) for New York State
        Thomas W. Burke
Preliminary Checklist of Breeding Birds on Schodack Island State Park
        Cathie A. Baumgartner, Bernard P. Carr
Status and Origins of Curlew Sandpipers in New York State     John J. Elliot Award winner
        Angus Wilson
Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 1998
Notes and Observations
        Dark-eyed Junco Nests in a Hanging Flowerpot
        Great Horned Owl Nests on Bridge
About the New Color Cover
        Editor
Highlights of the 2000 Fall Season
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports

Volume 50 No. 4                  December 2000

Early Nesting of Great Horned Owls in The Bronx, NYC
        Christopher Lyons
Little Stint (Calidris minuta) near Pike's Beach, Westhampton Dunes, Suffolk County, NY
        Rex G. Stanford
Cayenne Tern on Long Island, New York: North America's Fourth
        S.S. Mitra and P.A. Buckley
Poet's Corner
       Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr.
New York State Federation Waterfowl Count, January 2000
        Walton B. Sabin and Bryan L. Swift
Bibliography of New York State Ornithology for 1999
       The Bibliography Committee, P. Jones, Chair
"To Market, To Market" ...to See a Life Bird
       Emanuel Levine
Concerning Amended Publication of   "Gulls on the Niagara Frontier: An Update"
Notes and Observations
     More on Swimming Herons
     Cassin's Sparrow at Jones Beach State Park, Nassau County
Highlights of the 2000 Summer Season
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports

Volume 50 No. 3                    September 2000

Gulls on the Niagara Frontier:  An Update
        Willie D'Anna
Yellow-Nosed Albatross on Fire Island, LI, NY
        P.A. Buckley & Garrett Schairer
Status of the Trumpeter Swan in New York State
        Dan Carroll and Bryan L. Swift
Great Blue Heron Nesting Population on Ironsides Island in the St Lawrence River from 1964-1998
       George R. Maxwell, Gerald A. Smith, Lee Harper, and Ken Karwowski
Minutes of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the FNYSBC in Elmira, NY
Notes and Observations: 
     Unusual Close Encounter -  Kerrin B. Polaski
     Another Cable Death -  Dorothy W. Crumb
Changes in the 7th Edition of the AOU Check-List Relevant to New York State
Highlights of the 2000 Spring Season
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports

Volume 50 No. 2                     July 2000

Cave Swallow (Petrochelidon fulva), Second New York State Record     John J. Elliot Award winner
        Andrew Guthrie and Angus Wilson
The Wild Turkey in The Bronx and Lower Westchester County, New York
        David S. KŸnstler
A note on Marsh Sparrow Songs with Comments by Jon Greenlaw
        Eric Salzman
New Record of Brown-headed Cowbird Egg Burial in Blue-headed Vireo Nest
       Todd Underwood and Charles R. Smith
Notes and Observations: 
     Unusual Demise of a Juvenile European Starling   Gerard Phillips
     Canada Goose Attack Osprey   Jean Gawalt
Red-tailed Hawk - A Poem
       Maxwell C. Wheat, Jr
Highlights of the 1999 Winter Season
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports

Volume 50 No. 1                     March 2000

First Record of MacGillivray's Warbler for New York State
        Richard R. Viet and Margo E. Taylor 
Great Blue Heron Consumes Pine Cones:  A Unique Behavior
        Sean Phelan
Glossy Ibis Nests on Four Brothers Island, Essex County
        J.M.C. Peterson
Notes and Observations: 
     Really Confusing Fall Warbler    R. Guthrie & B. Cook   see photo
     Have You Ever Seen a Heron Swim?    E. Levine
Fiesta
        Maxwell C. Wheat Jr
Report of the New York State Avian Records Committee for 1997
Changes to the NYSARC Guidelines
Changes to the NYSARC Review List
The Revised NYSARC Review List
Meet the Members of NYSARC
Highlights of the 1999 Fall Season
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports

Volume 49 No. 4                     December 1999

Eurasian Subspecies of Mew Gull (Larus canus canus) on Long Island
        A. Guthrie, A. Wilson, and A. Lauro
A Common Yellowthroat Exhibiting Male and Female Plumage (Bilateral Gynandromorph) in Essex County, NY     John J. Elliot Award winner
        J.M.C. Peterson and G. Howard
Bibliography of New York State Ornithology for 1998
        The Bibliography Committee, P. Jones, Chair
First Record of Swainson's Hawk on Long Island
        J. DiCostanzo and H. Hays
Long-Term Analysis of Migratory Waterfowl Visitation, Collins Lake, Schenectady County
        A. Koehler and C. George  
          see The Collins Lake Waterbird Study
Neotropical Migrants:  A Poem
        Maxwell C. Wheat
Notes and Observations:  Willets on Wires
        E. Salzman
Highlights of the 1999 Summer Season
        Willie D'Anna
Regional Reports

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