Manhattan bird alert. Manhattan Bird Alert 2019-12-02

Mandarin mania: how a 'hot duck' enraptured New York City

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We may opt to relay non-current photo and video posts during evening hours so that during during daytime birding hours followers get only current alerts. Continuing birds not mentioned are likely included in. Instead of BirdCentralPark, you will follow BirdBronx; instead of the hashtag birdcp you will use birdbx. Now that we have tens of thousands of followers worldwide, we exercise more control over what our account tweets. It started out when he went for walks and runs in Central Park, near his Upper East Side home. Once you are followed by this account, you send an alert by tweeting with the hashtag birdbx.

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A Big Manhattan Year

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Directions for Users New to Twitter Please refer to the for Manhattan Bird Alert on a separate tab on this website, where I take you step-by-step through setup. Anyway, while the bodies of water in Central Park are not yet frozen over, we did get our first snowstorm in , and it looks like Mandarin Patinkin quite enjoyed himself! Guidelines for Alert Content Bronx Bird Alerts can contain any information you believe to be of interest to Bronx birders, but largely they should be real-time reports of rare, uncommon, or otherwise notable wild birds in the Bronx. It's possible he was getting while he transformed into , or is out there looking for a girlfriend for breeding season. Also, a Barnacle Goose 4 continues to be seen in Quebec. To take advantage, you want your mobile device to notify you when a bird alert is issued. As new migrants arrive throughout the year, even common ones like Eastern Phoebe and Yellow Warbler, users often alert their first and subsequent next few appearances. Long a symbol of urban America, the Bronx would hardly seem like a bastion of birdwatching beyond gazing at pigeons.

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Manhattan Bird Alert — @BirdCentralPark on Twitter

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News 12 Bronx recently did a on these alerts. Otherwise, or to expedite the process, just send a direct message to or tweet BirdBronx and request to be followed. And in Alaska, a 4 was seen on Shemya. Their servers can get jammed during periods of very high tweet volume. It's also illegal for anyone to keep a duck as a domestic pet in New York City. As much as possible you should write out what you want say. A pair of were seen in Berks, Pennsylvania, the farthest afield record of this species so far this year.

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Manhattan Bird Alert

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Otherwise, setup is exactly the same. If you want to pass along a report without having your name or username publicly disclosed, just direct message the BirdCentralPark account and say so. Journey with me from the waters of New York Harbor, where Red-breasted Mergansers and Horned Grebes swim, to the top of Inwood Hill Park, where Black Vultures and Great Horned Owls fly. With all alerts remember to give as exact a location as needed for someone else to find the bird , and feel free to attach a pinned Google Maps image if it helps. But while the Great Blue Heron might have just made its media debut, it has in fact been seen at the Pond and fishing the shore of the lake since late last year, creator and manager of David Barrett said.

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Queens Bird Alert

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Since then, the duck has attracted a large fan base and a small band of paparazzi. You can put crowdsourcing to work and observe more birds while helping others do the same. Kentucky also had a western bird representing a state 1st in the form of a in Jefferson. But David Barrett, an investor and computer scientist who created and runs the BirdCentralPark Twitter account, takes exception to characterizing the Mandarin duck as a jerk. No one can say for sure! He is precise about his passion and encourages everyone to open their eyes and take a closer look. If I know you or know of you, I might follow you without your asking.

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Rare Mandarin duck mysteriously appears in New York's Central Park

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A page-turner filled with strategy, action, and one-upmanship, A Big Manhattan Year was fun to read. Never send an alert that consists only of a link. He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina, with his wife, Danielle, and two young children. Rhode Island had not one, but a pair of 3 in Middletown. . Two Mexican Violetears 3 were seen in different parts of Texas this week, one at a feeder in and another in the Valley in Hidalgo.

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Mandarin mania: how a 'hot duck' enraptured New York City

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You must allow it to do so before you can have your alerts re-tweeted. Instead of BirdCentralPark, you will follow BirdQueens; instead of the hashtag birdcp you will use birdqu. The trail got boring after a while and he needed something to do along the way. Manhattan is home to a number of talented and obsessive birders for whom birding is a test of brains, logistics, and physical stamina, requiring both an understanding of nature and a knack for technology. His time away from the Pond could lengthen, as it did last October.

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And Now A Brief Moment Of Zen Starring The Mandarin Duck In Snow

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As many birders — — have pointed out, the Mandarin duck has a plastic band on his leg, indicating that he is not wild. Now, he spends his days analyzing wind speed and how that affects bird migration patterns. How do I fix this? In the video below, a male Mandarin duck can be seen mating with a female duck of its same species, and it does not look fun. Then poof, he was gone. Get out of here, you hot-ass duck. If you have questions or comments on these alerts, contact me. Occasionally the fault is on the Twitter end.

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