- FW: Exciting Sighting at Five Rivers: Bicknell's Thrush
FW: Exciting Sighting at Five Rivers: Bicknell's Thrush
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From: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation [mailto:nysdec@...]
Sent: Friday, May 23, 2014 2:29 PM
Subject: Exciting Sighting at Five Rivers: Bicknell's Thrush
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It's been an exciting day at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar, where birders on the Beaver Tree Trail report seeing a Bicknell's thrush. Designated a species of special concern in New York State, this is the first confirmed sighting of a Bicknell's thrush at Five Rivers in 38 years of record-keeping. In New York, the Bicknell's thrush breeds at high elevations in the Adirondack and Catskill mountains, the southern-most boundary of its breeding range.
Additional information about Bicknell's thrush is available from DEC's online fact sheet, and from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's All About Birds online database.
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